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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 34 29 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 16 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.85% 4.32% 9.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.13% 15.38% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 36
Median daily rate £413 £318 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.92% -9.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £22.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
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
39 104 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 16.53% 28.11% 29.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 68 110
Median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,846 £545 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £38.75 £30.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -36.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £23.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+45.65% -28.12%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -5 1 £413 +33.06% 2
Yeovil - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
South West

SQL Server 2008
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) PowerPivot
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (50.00%) PowerPivot
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft