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 10 July 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 73 27 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 18.58% 13.99% 21.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 76.84% 62.79% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 17 20
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -10.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £175 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
95 43 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 24.17% 22.28% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 26 30
Average daily rate £325 £315 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -11.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £175 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £458 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £342 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.48% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
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 10 July 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 10 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 29 £328 -2.96% 3
Bath +3 16 £316 +80.71% 12
Yeovil +1 5 £450 -
Street - 3 £370 - 2
Wells - 1 £310 -
Shepton Mallet - - - -
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 80 (55.17%) .NET
2 74 (51.03%) SQL
3 73 (50.34%) Security Cleared
4 66 (45.52%) SC Cleared
4 66 (45.52%) C#
5 63 (43.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 43 (29.66%) ASP.NET
7 39 (26.90%) Scrum
8 38 (26.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 37 (25.52%) Oracle
10 34 (23.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 32 (22.07%) T-SQL
12 28 (19.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 28 (19.31%) Unit Testing
13 26 (17.93%) Back Office
13 26 (17.93%) SLA
14 25 (17.24%) MVC
14 25 (17.24%) HTML
15 24 (16.55%) XML
15 24 (16.55%) Migration
15 24 (16.55%) Team Foundation Server
16 23 (15.86%) CSS
17 22 (15.17%) Microsoft
18 21 (14.48%) Oracle Database
19 20 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
19 20 (13.79%) TDD
20 19 (13.10%) ASP.NET MVC
20 19 (13.10%) Oracle Database 11g
20 19 (13.10%) Oracle Database 10g
20 19 (13.10%) Visual Studio

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 19 (13.10%) SharePoint
2 16 (11.03%) IIS
3 15 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
3 15 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
4 13 (8.97%) SharePoint Server
5 9 (6.21%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (5.52%) MS Exchange
6 8 (5.52%) K2 blackpearl
7 7 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (4.83%) Umbraco
8 4 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (2.07%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (2.07%) Escenic
9 3 (2.07%) WebSphere
9 3 (2.07%) WebLogic
9 3 (2.07%) CMS
9 3 (2.07%) Tomcat
9 3 (2.07%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.38%) Apache
11 1 (0.69%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 11 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.69%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.69%) GIMP
3 1 (0.69%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (2.07%) assyst
2 2 (1.38%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.07%) Trello
2 2 (1.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.97%) Firewall
2 3 (2.07%) DHCP
2 3 (2.07%) DNS
2 3 (2.07%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (43.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 38 (26.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 34 (23.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 28 (19.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (14.48%) Oracle Database
6 19 (13.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 19 (13.10%) Oracle Database 10g
7 17 (11.72%) MySQL
8 16 (11.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (6.21%) Relational Database
10 7 (4.83%) RDBMS
11 6 (4.14%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (2.07%) Hadoop
12 3 (2.07%) Big Data
13 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (1.38%) DB2
14 1 (0.69%) MS Access
14 1 (0.69%) DTS
14 1 (0.69%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 24 (16.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (13.10%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.07%) Selenium
3 3 (2.07%) PhoneGap
4 1 (0.69%) Grunt
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.69%) MSTest
4 1 (0.69%) Moq
4 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.69%) Subversion
General
1 26 (17.93%) Back Office
2 11 (7.59%) Finance
3 6 (4.14%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.76%) Publishing
5 3 (2.07%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.07%) Electronics
5 3 (2.07%) Marketing
6 2 (1.38%) Retail
6 2 (1.38%) Front Office
7 1 (0.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (51.03%) Developer
2 37 (25.52%) .NET Developer
3 27 (18.62%) DBA
4 26 (17.93%) SQL DBA
5 23 (15.86%) Administrator
6 15 (10.34%) SQL Developer
7 14 (9.66%) SharePoint Administrator
8 10 (6.90%) Senior Developer
9 9 (6.21%) Analyst
10 8 (5.52%) BizTalk Developer
11 7 (4.83%) Designer
11 7 (4.83%) SQL Server DBA
11 7 (4.83%) Oracle DBA
12 6 (4.14%) Web Developer
12 6 (4.14%) Senior BizTalk Developer
13 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Developer
13 4 (2.76%) Senior .NET Developer
13 4 (2.76%) MySQL Developer
13 4 (2.76%) Programmer
13 4 (2.76%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (55.17%) .NET
2 43 (29.66%) ASP.NET
3 25 (17.24%) HTML
4 24 (16.55%) XML
5 23 (15.86%) CSS
6 19 (13.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (10.34%) jQuery
7 15 (10.34%) .NET Framework
8 13 (8.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 11 (7.59%) WCF
9 11 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 10 (6.90%) XHTML
11 9 (6.21%) XSLT
11 9 (6.21%) HTML5
12 7 (4.83%) LAMP
13 6 (4.14%) Ext JS
13 6 (4.14%) LESS
14 5 (3.45%) Sass
14 5 (3.45%) Ajax
15 4 (2.76%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.59%) Clustering
2 7 (4.83%) Statistics
3 6 (4.14%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.14%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.76%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.76%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.07%) DTV
5 3 (2.07%) iPhone
5 3 (2.07%) Augmented Reality
5 3 (2.07%) iPad
6 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.69%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.69%) RIA
6 1 (0.69%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.59%) Windows
2 9 (6.21%) UNIX
3 6 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.07%) Android
5 3 (2.07%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.38%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.90%) Scrum
2 28 (19.31%) Unit Testing
3 25 (17.24%) MVC
4 24 (16.55%) Migration
5 20 (13.79%) TDD
5 20 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (7.59%) Automated Testing
7 10 (6.90%) SOA
7 10 (6.90%) Risk Analysis
8 8 (5.52%) Release Management
8 8 (5.52%) Incident Management
9 7 (4.83%) Web Design
9 7 (4.83%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (4.83%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (4.14%) Data Migration
10 6 (4.14%) Web Development
10 6 (4.14%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (3.45%) E-Commerce
11 5 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (2.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 74 (51.03%) SQL
2 66 (45.52%) C#
3 32 (22.07%) T-SQL
4 19 (13.10%) JavaScript
5 13 (8.97%) PowerShell
6 10 (6.90%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.14%) PHP
7 6 (4.14%) VB
8 5 (3.45%) C++
8 5 (3.45%) Java
9 3 (2.07%) Scala
10 1 (0.69%) C
10 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.69%) VBA
10 1 (0.69%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.69%) VB6
10 1 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 73 (50.34%) Security Cleared
2 66 (45.52%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.83%) MCP
3 7 (4.83%) MCSE
3 7 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.45%) Degree
5 4 (2.76%) MCITP
5 4 (2.76%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.07%) CCNA
6 3 (2.07%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (17.93%) SLA
2 3 (2.07%) QA
3 2 (1.38%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.38%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 16 (11.03%) Oracle RMAN
2 13 (8.97%) ISA Server
3 5 (3.45%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (11.72%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.69%) SCSM
2 1 (0.69%) WSUS
2 1 (0.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (25.52%) Oracle
2 22 (15.17%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.97%) Barracuda Networks
4 8 (5.52%) Sitecore
5 6 (4.14%) Citrix
6 3 (2.07%) HP
6 3 (2.07%) SAP
6 3 (2.07%) JBoss
7 1 (0.69%) Cisco
7 1 (0.69%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.69%) ESRI
7 1 (0.69%) Twitter
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