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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 40 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 5 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.61% 3.23% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.56% 7.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Average daily rate
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£315 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+33.92% +1.81%
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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
90 114 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 29.03% 45.97% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 77 40
Average daily rate £330 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 0
Average hourly rate £38.25 £31.70 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+24.07% -10.00%

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 26 January 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
4 5 (62.50%) MVC
5 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (50.00%) CSS
5 4 (50.00%) HTML
5 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (50.00%) HTML5
5 4 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (37.50%) Web Development
7 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (25.00%) jQuery
7 2 (25.00%) SQL
7 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (25.00%) Sass
7 2 (25.00%) LESS
7 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (25.00%) Ext JS
7 2 (25.00%) BC Cleared
8 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) Ext JS
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (25.00%) Sass
4 2 (25.00%) LESS
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft