The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 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 2012 over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 41 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.90% 2.40% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.09% 5.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£310 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +4.54%
SQL Server 2012
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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
97 93 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 28.96% 44.71% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 66 38
Average daily rate £330 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £247 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £431 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 0
Average hourly rate £38.25 £31.90 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Somerset region.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (33.33%) Web Development
5 2 (33.33%) BC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (16.67%) QA
6 1 (16.67%) Release Management
6 1 (16.67%) jQuery
6 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (16.67%) Sass
5 1 (16.67%) LESS
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) BC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft