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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 59 65 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 17.93% 18.36% 15.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 64.84% 72.22% 68.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 54 21
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£350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £289 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £22.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.94% -17.27%
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
91 90 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 27.66% 25.42% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 76 30
Average daily rate £350 £323 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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 £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bath +5 22 £369 +19.91% 11
Taunton +5 20 £350 +6.87% 4
Yeovil -7 3 £310 -31.11%
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 76 (69.72%) SQL
2 64 (58.72%) .NET
3 53 (48.62%) C#
4 52 (47.71%) Microsoft
5 46 (42.20%) ASP.NET
6 37 (33.94%) Oracle
7 33 (30.28%) Windows
8 23 (21.10%) BizTalk Server
9 22 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (20.18%) Unit Testing
10 21 (19.27%) MVC
10 21 (19.27%) IIS
11 20 (18.35%) JavaScript
12 19 (17.43%) Security Cleared
12 19 (17.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (17.43%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (16.51%) SQL Server 2008
13 18 (16.51%) .NET Framework
13 18 (16.51%) Oracle Database
14 17 (15.60%) HTML
15 16 (14.68%) SharePoint
15 16 (14.68%) Scrum
15 16 (14.68%) Oracle Database 11g
16 15 (13.76%) WCF
16 15 (13.76%) Windows Server 2003
17 14 (12.84%) Oracle Reports
17 14 (12.84%) PL/SQL
18 13 (11.93%) Java
18 13 (11.93%) Web Services
18 13 (11.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 23 (21.10%) BizTalk Server
2 21 (19.27%) IIS
3 16 (14.68%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.50%) K2 blackpearl
5 2 (1.83%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.83%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.92%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (5.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.67%) VPN
1 4 (3.67%) SAN
2 3 (2.75%) Firewall
3 2 (1.83%) LAN
3 2 (1.83%) WAN
3 2 (1.83%) Skype
4 1 (0.92%) Wireless
4 1 (0.92%) VLAN
4 1 (0.92%) NAS
4 1 (0.92%) FCoE
4 1 (0.92%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.92%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (16.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 18 (16.51%) Oracle Database
3 16 (14.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (12.84%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (11.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (10.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (7.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.83%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.92%) OLAP
11 1 (0.92%) DTS
11 1 (0.92%) MS Access
11 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.92%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 19 (17.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (10.09%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (9.17%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.83%) Toad
5 1 (0.92%) MorphX
General
1 11 (10.09%) Back Office
2 3 (2.75%) Finance
2 3 (2.75%) Retail
3 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 75 (68.81%) Developer
2 34 (31.19%) .NET Developer
3 33 (30.28%) SQL Developer
4 11 (10.09%) Architect
5 10 (9.17%) Analyst
5 10 (9.17%) PL/SQL Developer
5 10 (9.17%) Oracle Developer
5 10 (9.17%) Oracle Analyst
5 10 (9.17%) BizTalk Developer
6 9 (8.26%) Analyst Developer
7 8 (7.34%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (6.42%) DBA
9 6 (5.50%) C# Developer
9 6 (5.50%) SQL DBA
9 6 (5.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (4.59%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (3.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.67%) .NET Software Engineer
11 4 (3.67%) Lead Architect
11 4 (3.67%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (58.72%) .NET
2 46 (42.20%) ASP.NET
3 18 (16.51%) .NET Framework
4 17 (15.60%) HTML
5 15 (13.76%) WCF
6 13 (11.93%) Web Services
7 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (7.34%) WPF
9 6 (5.50%) CSS
10 5 (4.59%) Entity Framework
11 3 (2.75%) jQuery
11 3 (2.75%) WF
11 3 (2.75%) WinForms
12 2 (1.83%) JSON
12 2 (1.83%) SOAP
12 2 (1.83%) XML
12 2 (1.83%) XHTML
12 2 (1.83%) Middleware
12 2 (1.83%) HTML5
12 2 (1.83%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.75%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.92%) User Experience
3 1 (0.92%) NHS
3 1 (0.92%) Statistics
3 1 (0.92%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 33 (30.28%) Windows
2 15 (13.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (10.09%) UNIX
4 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.67%) Solaris
5 3 (2.75%) Linux
6 2 (1.83%) SUSE
6 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (20.18%) Unit Testing
2 21 (19.27%) MVC
3 16 (14.68%) Scrum
4 13 (11.93%) Automated Testing
5 12 (11.01%) Software Engineering
6 10 (9.17%) Service Delivery
6 10 (9.17%) ITIL
6 10 (9.17%) UML
7 8 (7.34%) Refactoring
8 7 (6.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.50%) SOA
10 5 (4.59%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (4.59%) Asset Management
10 5 (4.59%) Software Deployment
11 4 (3.67%) Database Security
11 4 (3.67%) DevOps
11 4 (3.67%) TDD
11 4 (3.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 76 (69.72%) SQL
2 53 (48.62%) C#
3 20 (18.35%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.84%) PL/SQL
5 13 (11.93%) Java
6 12 (11.01%) VB.NET
7 11 (10.09%) T-SQL
7 11 (10.09%) C++
8 6 (5.50%) VB
8 6 (5.50%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.59%) VB6
10 1 (0.92%) X++
10 1 (0.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (17.43%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.01%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.83%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.92%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.83%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (0.92%) SRDF
2 1 (0.92%) NFS
2 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 52 (47.71%) Microsoft
2 37 (33.94%) Oracle
3 4 (3.67%) Cisco
3 4 (3.67%) Citrix
3 4 (3.67%) VMware
4 2 (1.83%) IBM
4 2 (1.83%) ESRI
4 2 (1.83%) Becrypt
5 1 (0.92%) EMC
5 1 (0.92%) Intel
5 1 (0.92%) Capita
5 1 (0.92%) NetApp
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