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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 22 6 38
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +32
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 21 42 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.27% 16.94% 4.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 27.63% 46.67% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 4
Average daily rate
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£355 £360 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +33.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £286
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +18.18%
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
76 90 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 26.30% 36.29% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 57 36
Average daily rate £330 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £416 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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
Taunton -7 10 £425 +15.64%
Bath -4 3 £325 +18.18% 1
SQL Server 2008
South West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (67.57%) SQL
3 24 (64.86%) .NET
4 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
5 22 (59.46%) C#
6 14 (37.84%) Visual Studio
7 13 (35.14%) T-SQL
8 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
9 11 (29.73%) .NET Framework
10 10 (27.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (27.03%) MVC
11 9 (24.32%) Web Services
12 8 (21.62%) CRM
12 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (21.62%) Data Integration
12 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (18.92%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (18.92%) XML
14 6 (16.22%) VB.NET
14 6 (16.22%) WCF
14 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (16.22%) Web Accessibility
15 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
15 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
16 4 (10.81%) CSS
16 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
16 4 (10.81%) HTML
16 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
16 4 (10.81%) HTML5

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (18.92%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (8.11%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Visual Studio
2 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.41%) Bitbucket
3 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.41%) Subversion
3 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.41%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) DBA
3 8 (21.62%) Administrator
3 8 (21.62%) SQL DBA
3 8 (21.62%) Database Developer
4 7 (18.92%) .NET Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (13.51%) BizTalk Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Senior BizTalk Developer
7 4 (10.81%) SQL Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Server Administrator
8 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.41%) SQL Server DBA
9 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.70%) Consultant
9 1 (2.70%) .NET Consultant
9 1 (2.70%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (64.86%) .NET
2 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
3 11 (29.73%) .NET Framework
4 9 (24.32%) Web Services
5 7 (18.92%) XML
6 6 (16.22%) WCF
7 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (10.81%) HTML5
8 4 (10.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (10.81%) CSS
8 4 (10.81%) HTML
9 2 (5.41%) ADO.NET
9 2 (5.41%) XSL
9 2 (5.41%) jQuery
9 2 (5.41%) Ext JS
9 2 (5.41%) Sass
9 2 (5.41%) LESS
10 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (2.70%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) MVC
2 8 (21.62%) CRM
3 6 (16.22%) Web Accessibility
4 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
4 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.11%) Web Development
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.70%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.70%) Scrum
7 1 (2.70%) SOA
7 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.70%) Release Management
7 1 (2.70%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (67.57%) SQL
2 22 (59.46%) C#
3 13 (35.14%) T-SQL
4 6 (16.22%) VB.NET
5 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.11%) Scala
6 3 (8.11%) Java
7 1 (2.70%) VB
7 1 (2.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) VCP4
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) HP
3 1 (2.70%) Serena