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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 41 43 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.51% 1.49% 2.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.62% 5.88% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
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£370 £331 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.69% +89.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.52 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+1.48% +27.27%
SQL Server 2012
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
89 85 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 26.89% 25.37% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 70 28
Average daily rate £347 £323 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £415 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%

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
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 2012 within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 4 August 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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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 -4 1 £350 +12.00% 1
SQL Server 2012
South West

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) C#
6 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
6 3 (27.27%) WCF
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
8 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
8 1 (9.09%) Database Security
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
8 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (9.09%) DevOps

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) WCF
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) WF
2 1 (9.09%) Silverlight
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) Workflow
2 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
2 1 (9.09%) Database Security
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix