The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Somerset region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 34 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 16 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.40% 8.25% 12.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.02% 36.36% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 15
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £290 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £401
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 £20.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -25.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
94 44 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 25.82% 22.68% 30.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 29 29
Average daily rate £325 £340 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £365 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server 2008
South West

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 5 £325 +5.69% 3
Taunton -17 5 £338 -4.92% 1
Street - 2 £275 -
SQL Server 2008
South West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (68.42%) SQL
3 33 (57.89%) Security Cleared
4 32 (56.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 31 (54.39%) SC Cleared
5 31 (54.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 28 (49.12%) Oracle
7 24 (42.11%) SLA
8 21 (36.84%) Oracle Database
9 20 (35.09%) T-SQL
9 20 (35.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 19 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
11 17 (29.82%) Data Guard
11 17 (29.82%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (28.07%) Oracle RMAN
13 15 (26.32%) C#
13 15 (26.32%) .NET
14 13 (22.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET
16 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
16 11 (19.30%) MVC
16 11 (19.30%) Clustering
17 10 (17.54%) SharePoint
18 9 (15.79%) IIS
18 9 (15.79%) Migration
18 9 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
18 9 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
19 8 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
19 8 (14.04%) XML

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 10 (17.54%) SharePoint
2 9 (15.79%) IIS
2 9 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (14.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (12.28%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.75%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.75%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.75%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (56.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 31 (54.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (36.84%) Oracle Database
5 20 (35.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 19 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 13 (22.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (3.51%) QlikView
11 1 (1.75%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.51%) PhoneGap
4 1 (1.75%) Moq
4 1 (1.75%) MSTest
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.26%) Electronics
2 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.26%) Marketing
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (47.37%) DBA
2 26 (45.61%) SQL DBA
3 19 (33.33%) Developer
4 14 (24.56%) Administrator
5 10 (17.54%) .NET Developer
6 8 (14.04%) SharePoint Administrator
7 7 (12.28%) Oracle DBA
7 7 (12.28%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (7.02%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Web Developer
9 3 (5.26%) SQL Developer
9 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (5.26%) BizTalk Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Senior BizTalk Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Server Administrator
10 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
11 1 (1.75%) Software Engineer
11 1 (1.75%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.32%) .NET
2 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET
3 8 (14.04%) XML
4 6 (10.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (10.53%) .NET Framework
4 6 (10.53%) WCF
5 5 (8.77%) HTML
5 5 (8.77%) HTML5
5 5 (8.77%) jQuery
5 5 (8.77%) Ext JS
6 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (7.02%) Sass
6 4 (7.02%) LESS
6 4 (7.02%) CSS
7 2 (3.51%) Web Services
8 1 (1.75%) XSL
8 1 (1.75%) ADO.NET
8 1 (1.75%) Ajax
8 1 (1.75%) LINQ
8 1 (1.75%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Clustering
2 6 (10.53%) Statistics
3 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.77%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.26%) DTV
5 2 (3.51%) iPhone
5 2 (3.51%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (3.51%) iPad
6 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.75%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.75%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.51%) Android
3 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (19.30%) MVC
3 9 (15.79%) Migration
3 9 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
4 6 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
5 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (8.77%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.26%) Scrum
7 3 (5.26%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.26%) Web Development
7 3 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (3.51%) Kanban
8 2 (3.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.51%) High Availability
8 2 (3.51%) Data Mapping
8 2 (3.51%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (68.42%) SQL
2 20 (35.09%) T-SQL
3 15 (26.32%) C#
4 7 (12.28%) PowerShell
5 6 (10.53%) VB.NET
6 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 31 (54.39%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (42.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 16 (28.07%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (12.28%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (29.82%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.75%) SCSM
2 1 (1.75%) WSUS
2 1 (1.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (49.12%) Oracle
2 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.28%) Barracuda Networks
4 3 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (1.75%) ESRI
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