The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 31 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 23 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.41% 3.41% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.00% 12.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 0
Average daily rate £333 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
100 57 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 23.53% 27.80% 37.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 29 32
Average daily rate £363 £310 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.93% -13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £238 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £335 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2012
South West

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 18 April 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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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
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Bath - 6 £325 -
SQL Server 2012
South West

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (90.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (64.52%) SQL
4 17 (54.84%) Security Cleared
5 16 (51.61%) SC Cleared
5 16 (51.61%) Oracle
6 15 (48.39%) SLA
7 13 (41.94%) T-SQL
7 13 (41.94%) Oracle Database
8 12 (38.71%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (38.71%) .NET
8 12 (38.71%) C#
8 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
8 12 (38.71%) Data Guard
9 11 (35.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (35.48%) .NET Framework
9 11 (35.48%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (35.48%) HTML
9 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
9 11 (35.48%) Oracle Database 10g
9 11 (35.48%) MVC
9 11 (35.48%) Oracle RMAN
10 10 (32.26%) Visual Studio
10 10 (32.26%) HTML5
10 10 (32.26%) jQuery
10 10 (32.26%) Ext JS
10 10 (32.26%) Mobile App
11 9 (29.03%) Clustering
12 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (25.81%) CSS

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (90.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (41.94%) Oracle Database
4 11 (35.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (35.48%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (35.48%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (6.45%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Visual Studio
2 6 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (12.90%) PhoneGap
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) DBA
1 17 (54.84%) SQL DBA
2 11 (35.48%) Developer
3 6 (19.35%) .NET Developer
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server DBA
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (12.90%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Server Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) .NET
1 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
2 11 (35.48%) .NET Framework
2 11 (35.48%) HTML
3 10 (32.26%) HTML5
3 10 (32.26%) jQuery
3 10 (32.26%) Ext JS
4 8 (25.81%) CSS
4 8 (25.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 7 (22.58%) Sass
5 7 (22.58%) LESS
6 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (9.68%) Ajax
7 3 (9.68%) LINQ
8 1 (3.23%) XML
8 1 (3.23%) XSLT
8 1 (3.23%) DHTML
8 1 (3.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Mobile App
2 9 (29.03%) Clustering
3 4 (12.90%) iPad
3 4 (12.90%) iPhone
3 4 (12.90%) Augmented Reality
4 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.68%) Statistics
5 1 (3.23%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Android
1 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (35.48%) MVC
3 7 (22.58%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (16.13%) Web Development
5 4 (12.90%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Data Mapping
7 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.23%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) SQL
2 13 (41.94%) T-SQL
3 12 (38.71%) C#
4 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) Security Cleared
2 16 (51.61%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (48.39%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft