The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 44 46 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 13.84% 20.63% 21.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.67% 74.19% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 26
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£350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £294 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £375 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +16.59%
SQL Server
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
75 62 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 23.58% 27.80% 33.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 48 45
Average daily rate £340 £340 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £288 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton -8 18 £350 +6.55% 5
Bath 0 5 £380 +26.66% 12
Street - 5 £338 -
Yeovil -1 1 £450 +42.85%
Glastonbury -2 1 £450 +23.28%
Clevedon - - - - 4
Frome - - - - 1
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 74 (64.35%) .NET
2 64 (55.65%) SQL
3 61 (53.04%) C#
4 59 (51.30%) Security Cleared
5 54 (46.96%) SC Cleared
6 46 (40.00%) Scrum
7 42 (36.52%) ASP.NET
8 38 (33.04%) T-SQL
9 37 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (29.57%) Unit Testing
11 33 (28.70%) Back Office
12 31 (26.96%) SQL Server 2008
13 25 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (18.26%) Oracle
15 20 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
16 19 (16.52%) Automated Testing
16 19 (16.52%) Team Foundation Server
16 19 (16.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 18 (15.65%) SQL Server 2012
17 18 (15.65%) XML
17 18 (15.65%) TDD
18 17 (14.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 16 (13.91%) HTML
20 15 (13.04%) CSS
20 15 (13.04%) Microsoft
21 14 (12.17%) SLA
22 13 (11.30%) SharePoint
23 12 (10.43%) Visual Studio
23 12 (10.43%) Migration
23 12 (10.43%) MVC

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 13 (11.30%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.96%) K2 blackpearl
3 7 (6.09%) Umbraco
3 7 (6.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (6.09%) IIS
4 6 (5.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (4.35%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.48%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.74%) Apache
8 1 (0.87%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.87%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.87%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.87%) GIMP
3 1 (0.87%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.87%) MS Project
3 1 (0.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.87%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.61%) assyst
3 2 (1.74%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.74%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.87%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.35%) Firewall
2 4 (3.48%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (15.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (14.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (9.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (8.70%) Oracle Database
6 10 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 10 (8.70%) MySQL
7 8 (6.96%) Relational Database
8 7 (6.09%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.61%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.74%) QlikView
12 1 (0.87%) PerformancePoint
12 1 (0.87%) MS Access
12 1 (0.87%) DTS
12 1 (0.87%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 19 (16.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (10.43%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.61%) Selenium
4 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.87%) Moq
4 1 (0.87%) MSTest
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.87%) Subversion
General
1 33 (28.70%) Back Office
2 6 (5.22%) Finance
3 4 (3.48%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.48%) Electronics
3 4 (3.48%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.48%) Marketing
4 2 (1.74%) Front Office
4 2 (1.74%) Publishing
5 1 (0.87%) Games
5 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (58.26%) Developer
2 40 (34.78%) .NET Developer
3 22 (19.13%) SQL Developer
4 12 (10.43%) DBA
5 11 (9.57%) SQL DBA
6 9 (7.83%) Analyst
7 8 (6.96%) Administrator
8 5 (4.35%) SharePoint Administrator
8 5 (4.35%) Data Analyst
8 5 (4.35%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (3.48%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (3.48%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.61%) Deployment Specialist
10 3 (2.61%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (2.61%) Web Developer
11 2 (1.74%) Data Manager
11 2 (1.74%) Oracle DBA
11 2 (1.74%) Data Architect
11 2 (1.74%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (64.35%) .NET
2 42 (36.52%) ASP.NET
3 25 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (16.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 18 (15.65%) XML
6 16 (13.91%) HTML
7 15 (13.04%) CSS
8 10 (8.70%) .NET Framework
8 10 (8.70%) XHTML
9 9 (7.83%) XSLT
10 8 (6.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 8 (6.96%) WCF
11 5 (4.35%) jQuery
12 4 (3.48%) Web Services
12 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (3.48%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 4 (3.48%) WPF
13 3 (2.61%) WF
13 3 (2.61%) LINQ
13 3 (2.61%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.09%) Data Structures
1 7 (6.09%) Clustering
2 6 (5.22%) Data Extraction
3 4 (3.48%) DTV
3 4 (3.48%) Statistics
4 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.74%) User Experience
6 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.87%) RIA
6 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.83%) Windows
2 6 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.35%) UNIX
3 5 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.74%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (40.00%) Scrum
2 37 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (29.57%) Unit Testing
4 19 (16.52%) Automated Testing
5 18 (15.65%) TDD
6 12 (10.43%) Migration
6 12 (10.43%) MVC
7 11 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (8.70%) Release Management
8 10 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (7.83%) ITIL
9 9 (7.83%) SOA
10 7 (6.09%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (6.09%) Web Design
10 7 (6.09%) PRINCE2
11 6 (5.22%) Code Coverage
11 6 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.22%) Data Migration
12 4 (3.48%) Data Architecture
12 4 (3.48%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 64 (55.65%) SQL
2 61 (53.04%) C#
3 38 (33.04%) T-SQL
4 9 (7.83%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.22%) VB.NET
5 6 (5.22%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.35%) C++
7 2 (1.74%) PHP
7 2 (1.74%) VB
8 1 (0.87%) Ruby
8 1 (0.87%) R
8 1 (0.87%) VB6
8 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.87%) Java
8 1 (0.87%) VBA
8 1 (0.87%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 59 (51.30%) Security Cleared
2 54 (46.96%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.48%) MCSE
3 4 (3.48%) MCP
3 4 (3.48%) MCITP
4 2 (1.74%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.87%) Degree
5 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.17%) SLA
2 2 (1.74%) QA
3 1 (0.87%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.87%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (8.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (4.35%) ISA Server
3 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (8.70%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (18.26%) Oracle
2 15 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.96%) SAP
3 8 (6.96%) Sitecore
4 5 (4.35%) Barracuda Networks
4 5 (4.35%) HP
5 4 (3.48%) Citrix
6 1 (0.87%) ESRI
6 1 (0.87%) Serena
6 1 (0.87%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.87%) Cisco
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