The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 60 37 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 14.93% 17.79% 23.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 67.42% 64.91% 67.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 18 21
Average daily rate £350 £320 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £240 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £360 £403
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 £31.50 £27.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+14.54% +6.79%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
89 57 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 22.14% 27.40% 34.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 28 29
Average daily rate £350 £320 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £458 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 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
South West

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

SQL Server
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 within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Taunton -3 28 £374 +16.79% 3
Bath +2 13 £338 +0.74% 9
Yeovil - 4 £320 -
Street 0 3 - -
Wells - - - - 1
Winscombe - - - -
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

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

1 83 (63.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 63 (48.09%) .NET
3 59 (45.04%) C#
4 57 (43.51%) SQL
5 53 (40.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 47 (35.88%) Security Cleared
7 45 (34.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 44 (33.59%) SC Cleared
9 36 (27.48%) SharePoint
10 34 (25.95%) Microsoft
11 31 (23.66%) ASP.NET
11 31 (23.66%) SQL Server 2012
12 30 (22.90%) jQuery
13 29 (22.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 29 (22.14%) CSS
14 28 (21.37%) HTML
14 28 (21.37%) Oracle
14 28 (21.37%) Migration
15 27 (20.61%) MVC
16 26 (19.85%) JavaScript
17 23 (17.56%) .NET Framework
17 23 (17.56%) PowerShell
18 22 (16.79%) T-SQL
18 22 (16.79%) XML
19 20 (15.27%) Team Foundation Server
20 19 (14.50%) Incident Management
20 19 (14.50%) Visual Studio
21 18 (13.74%) SLA
22 17 (12.98%) IIS
22 17 (12.98%) SharePoint 2013

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 36 (27.48%) SharePoint
2 17 (12.98%) IIS
2 17 (12.98%) SharePoint 2013
3 16 (12.21%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (12.21%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (9.92%) SharePoint Server
5 11 (8.40%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.82%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.82%) MQSeries
6 5 (3.82%) WebSphere
6 5 (3.82%) CMS
6 5 (3.82%) Escenic
6 5 (3.82%) WebLogic
6 5 (3.82%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.29%) Apache
8 2 (1.53%) SAS
8 2 (1.53%) WordPress
8 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.76%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 9 (6.87%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.58%) MS Office
3 2 (1.53%) SPSS
3 2 (1.53%) FastStats
4 1 (0.76%) MS Project
4 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Maximo
1 1 (0.76%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.82%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.45%) Firewall
2 5 (3.82%) SSH
3 3 (2.29%) DHCP
3 3 (2.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (63.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 53 (40.46%) SQL Server 2005
3 45 (34.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (23.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (22.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (12.21%) Oracle Database
6 16 (12.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (10.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (10.69%) Oracle Database 10g
8 11 (8.40%) MySQL
9 5 (3.82%) Hadoop
9 5 (3.82%) Big Data
10 3 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.53%) DB2
11 2 (1.53%) SSDT
12 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.76%) DTS
12 1 (0.76%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 20 (15.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (14.50%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.05%) PhoneGap
4 1 (0.76%) Grunt
4 1 (0.76%) NUnit
General
1 15 (11.45%) Finance
2 9 (6.87%) Publishing
3 5 (3.82%) Marketing
4 4 (3.05%) Back Office
4 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.53%) Retail
6 1 (0.76%) Games
6 1 (0.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (52.67%) Developer
2 26 (19.85%) Administrator
3 24 (18.32%) .NET Developer
4 22 (16.79%) SQL DBA
4 22 (16.79%) DBA
5 16 (12.21%) Senior Developer
5 16 (12.21%) SharePoint Developer
6 15 (11.45%) BizTalk Developer
7 14 (10.69%) SharePoint Administrator
7 14 (10.69%) Analyst
8 10 (7.63%) Senior BizTalk Developer
9 8 (6.11%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (6.11%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (6.11%) SQL Server DBA
10 7 (5.34%) Designer
11 6 (4.58%) SQL Developer
11 6 (4.58%) Java Developer
12 5 (3.82%) Oracle DBA
12 5 (3.82%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (3.82%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (48.09%) .NET
2 31 (23.66%) ASP.NET
3 30 (22.90%) jQuery
4 29 (22.14%) CSS
5 28 (21.37%) HTML
6 23 (17.56%) .NET Framework
7 22 (16.79%) XML
8 15 (11.45%) HTML5
9 13 (9.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (9.16%) XSLT
11 11 (8.40%) WCF
11 11 (8.40%) Ajax
12 10 (7.63%) Ext JS
13 9 (6.87%) LAMP
14 8 (6.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 7 (5.34%) Sass
15 7 (5.34%) LESS
16 6 (4.58%) J2EE
16 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 5 (3.82%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.63%) Mobile App
2 9 (6.87%) Clustering
3 4 (3.05%) Data Integration
3 4 (3.05%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.05%) iPhone
3 4 (3.05%) Augmented Reality
3 4 (3.05%) iPad
4 3 (2.29%) Statistics
4 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.76%) Grid Computing
5 1 (0.76%) NHS
5 1 (0.76%) FMCG
5 1 (0.76%) IPTV
5 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.92%) Windows
2 5 (3.82%) Android
2 5 (3.82%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.05%) UNIX
3 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.37%) Migration
2 27 (20.61%) MVC
3 19 (14.50%) Incident Management
4 15 (11.45%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (9.16%) Scrum
6 9 (6.87%) Workflow
7 7 (5.34%) Risk Analysis
7 7 (5.34%) Data Migration
8 6 (4.58%) TDD
8 6 (4.58%) Information Management
9 5 (3.82%) Web Development
9 5 (3.82%) Unit Testing
9 5 (3.82%) ETL
9 5 (3.82%) UML
9 5 (3.82%) OOP
9 5 (3.82%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (3.82%) RUP
9 5 (3.82%) E-Commerce
9 5 (3.82%) OOD
9 5 (3.82%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 59 (45.04%) C#
2 57 (43.51%) SQL
3 26 (19.85%) JavaScript
4 23 (17.56%) PowerShell
5 22 (16.79%) T-SQL
6 13 (9.92%) VB.NET
7 9 (6.87%) VB
8 7 (5.34%) Java
9 5 (3.82%) PHP
9 5 (3.82%) Scala
10 2 (1.53%) C++
11 1 (0.76%) C
11 1 (0.76%) VBA
11 1 (0.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 47 (35.88%) Security Cleared
2 44 (33.59%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.58%) Degree
4 3 (2.29%) MCP
4 3 (2.29%) MCSE
4 3 (2.29%) CCNA
4 3 (2.29%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.53%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.74%) SLA
2 5 (3.82%) QA
3 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.76%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (9.92%) ISA Server
2 11 (8.40%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (7.63%) Active Directory
4 7 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (3.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (9.16%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.76%) SCSM
2 1 (0.76%) WSUS
2 1 (0.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (25.95%) Microsoft
2 28 (21.37%) Oracle
3 13 (9.92%) Barracuda Networks
4 7 (5.34%) VMware
5 5 (3.82%) JBoss
6 3 (2.29%) Cisco
6 3 (2.29%) Citrix
7 2 (1.53%) Juniper
7 2 (1.53%) Wyse
7 2 (1.53%) Dell
7 2 (1.53%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.76%) Twitter
8 1 (0.76%) Actuate
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