The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 41 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.57% 6.73% 7.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.67% 24.19% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 12
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£365 £340 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% -4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £298 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £365 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-37.69% +13.04%
SQL Server 2008
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
75 62 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 23.58% 27.80% 33.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 48 45
Average daily rate £340 £340 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £288 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Somerset region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Somerset region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -1 1 £400 +31.14% 2
Taunton -14 1 £380 +5.55%
Yeovil - - - -
SQL Server 2008
South West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (64.52%) SQL
3 19 (61.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (54.84%) Security Cleared
4 17 (54.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (51.61%) SC Cleared
6 15 (48.39%) T-SQL
7 14 (45.16%) Oracle
8 11 (35.48%) SLA
9 10 (32.26%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (32.26%) Oracle RMAN
9 10 (32.26%) Data Guard
9 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (32.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (32.26%) Oracle Database
9 10 (32.26%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
11 7 (22.58%) C#
11 7 (22.58%) .NET
11 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
11 7 (22.58%) Clustering
11 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (22.58%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (19.35%) Migration
12 6 (19.35%) IIS
13 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (16.13%) ISA Server
13 5 (16.13%) Finance
13 5 (16.13%) Firewall

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
1 7 (22.58%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (19.35%) IIS
3 5 (16.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (16.13%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.23%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (61.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (54.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (32.26%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (32.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (32.26%) Oracle Database
5 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (6.45%) QlikView
9 1 (3.23%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) MSTest
2 1 (3.23%) Moq
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Electronics
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.68%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Publishing
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) DBA
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) SQL DBA
3 8 (25.81%) Administrator
4 5 (16.13%) SharePoint Administrator
5 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) SQL Developer
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (6.45%) QlikView Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Programmer
8 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Database Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
2 4 (12.90%) XML
3 3 (9.68%) WCF
4 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
5 1 (3.23%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.23%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Clustering
2 3 (9.68%) DTV
2 3 (9.68%) Statistics
3 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) Migration
3 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.68%) Scrum
5 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
5 3 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.45%) Data Mapping
6 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Kanban
6 2 (6.45%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) MVC
6 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.23%) UML
7 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.23%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) SQL
2 15 (48.39%) T-SQL
3 7 (22.58%) C#
4 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
5 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) Security Cleared
2 16 (51.61%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (35.48%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (16.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.13%) Barracuda Networks
4 3 (9.68%) SAP
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) ESRI
5 1 (3.23%) Serena
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