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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 45 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.42% 6.94% 8.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.14% 24.19% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 12
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£325 £360 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £318 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £365 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -7.14%
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
70 62 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 19.83% 28.70% 34.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 47 41
Average daily rate £325 £360 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.86% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £29.50 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -3.22%

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
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 17 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Street - 3 £313 -
Bath 0 1 £300 -2.43% 3
Taunton -16 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 17 September 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 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (79.59%) SQL
3 30 (61.22%) Security Cleared
4 29 (59.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 29 (59.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 28 (57.14%) SC Cleared
5 28 (57.14%) Oracle
6 24 (48.98%) SLA
7 21 (42.86%) T-SQL
7 21 (42.86%) Oracle Database
7 21 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (38.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 19 (38.78%) Oracle Database 10g
9 17 (34.69%) Performance Tuning
9 17 (34.69%) Data Guard
10 16 (32.65%) Oracle RMAN
11 13 (26.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (22.45%) Clustering
12 11 (22.45%) C#
12 11 (22.45%) .NET
13 9 (18.37%) Risk Analysis
14 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
14 8 (16.33%) XML
14 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
15 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
15 7 (14.29%) IIS
15 7 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (12.24%) Capacity Planning
16 6 (12.24%) WCF
16 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 7 (14.29%) IIS
1 7 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (10.20%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (10.20%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (6.12%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.04%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.04%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.04%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (59.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 29 (59.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 21 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (38.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (38.78%) Oracle Database 10g
5 13 (26.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (12.24%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (4.08%) QlikView
10 1 (2.04%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) MSTest
2 1 (2.04%) Moq
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Electronics
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.12%) Marketing
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Publishing
4 1 (2.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) DBA
2 26 (53.06%) SQL DBA
3 15 (30.61%) Developer
4 11 (22.45%) Administrator
5 8 (16.33%) .NET Developer
6 7 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
6 7 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (10.20%) SharePoint Administrator
8 4 (8.16%) SQL Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
9 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (6.12%) BizTalk Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Senior BizTalk Developer
10 2 (4.08%) QlikView Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Server Administrator
10 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
11 1 (2.04%) Data Analyst
11 1 (2.04%) Senior Microsoft Developer
11 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) .NET
2 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
2 8 (16.33%) XML
3 6 (12.24%) WCF
4 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.08%) Web Services
5 1 (2.04%) XSL
5 1 (2.04%) ADO.NET
5 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.04%) Silverlight
5 1 (2.04%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (2.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Clustering
2 6 (12.24%) Statistics
3 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.12%) DTV
5 1 (2.04%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.04%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (18.37%) Risk Analysis
3 6 (12.24%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.24%) Migration
3 6 (12.24%) MVC
4 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
4 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (10.20%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.12%) Scrum
5 3 (6.12%) Programme Management
5 3 (6.12%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (4.08%) High Availability
6 2 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.08%) Kanban
6 2 (4.08%) Data Mapping
6 2 (4.08%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.04%) UML
Programming Languages
1 39 (79.59%) SQL
2 21 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 11 (22.45%) C#
4 6 (12.24%) VB.NET
5 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (61.22%) Security Cleared
2 28 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (48.98%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (32.65%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (10.20%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (34.69%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 28 (57.14%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.20%) Barracuda Networks
4 3 (6.12%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) ESRI
Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday