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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 57 76 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 15.57% 16.70% 15.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 62.64% 69.09% 58.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 60 15
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£328 £329 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% +6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £308 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-26.72% +16.00%
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
91 110 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 24.86% 24.18% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 86 26
Average daily rate £400 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £308 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £375 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £47.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
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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
Bath +3 19 £375 +15.38% 17
Taunton -5 12 £339 -4.84% 11
Yeovil -1 4 £363 +13.28% 3
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 84 (67.20%) SQL
2 75 (60.00%) .NET
3 67 (53.60%) Microsoft
4 61 (48.80%) C#
5 43 (34.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 36 (28.80%) ASP.NET
7 29 (23.20%) Oracle
8 26 (20.80%) Visual Studio
9 24 (19.20%) Windows
10 23 (18.40%) T-SQL
11 22 (17.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (16.80%) WCF
12 21 (16.80%) Web Services
12 21 (16.80%) BizTalk Server
12 21 (16.80%) MVC
13 20 (16.00%) VB.NET
14 19 (15.20%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (14.40%) .NET Framework
16 17 (13.60%) Oracle Database
17 16 (12.80%) Security Cleared
17 16 (12.80%) PL/SQL
17 16 (12.80%) Java
18 15 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
18 15 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
19 14 (11.20%) Unit Testing
19 14 (11.20%) Back Office
19 14 (11.20%) Oracle Reports
20 13 (10.40%) VB
21 12 (9.60%) Test Scripting
21 12 (9.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (16.80%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (6.40%) IIS
3 7 (5.60%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.80%) K2 blackpearl
5 2 (1.60%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.80%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (4.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.40%) SAN
1 3 (2.40%) VPN
1 3 (2.40%) LAN
1 3 (2.40%) WAN
1 3 (2.40%) Firewall
2 1 (0.80%) NAS
2 1 (0.80%) FCoE
2 1 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (0.80%) Multicast
2 1 (0.80%) VLAN
2 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (34.40%) SQL Server 2008
2 22 (17.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (13.60%) Oracle Database
4 15 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (11.20%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (9.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (5.60%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.60%) SQLPlus
11 2 (1.60%) OLAP
11 2 (1.60%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.80%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (0.80%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 26 (20.80%) Visual Studio
2 19 (15.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (8.80%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.60%) Toad
4 2 (1.60%) Subversion
4 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.60%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.80%) MorphX
5 1 (0.80%) ERwin
General
1 14 (11.20%) Back Office
2 6 (4.80%) Finance
2 6 (4.80%) Retail
3 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.80%) Marketing
4 1 (0.80%) Electronics
4 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (70.40%) Developer
2 35 (28.00%) .NET Developer
3 26 (20.80%) SQL Developer
4 15 (12.00%) DBA
5 12 (9.60%) SQL DBA
5 12 (9.60%) BizTalk Developer
5 12 (9.60%) Database Developer
6 11 (8.80%) Oracle Developer
6 11 (8.80%) Administrator
6 11 (8.80%) Analyst
7 10 (8.00%) PL/SQL Developer
7 10 (8.00%) Oracle Analyst
8 9 (7.20%) Analyst Developer
9 8 (6.40%) Architect
9 8 (6.40%) Senior Developer
10 7 (5.60%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (4.00%) Senior BizTalk Developer
11 5 (4.00%) Lead Architect
11 5 (4.00%) Software Engineer
11 5 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (60.00%) .NET
2 36 (28.80%) ASP.NET
3 21 (16.80%) WCF
3 21 (16.80%) Web Services
4 18 (14.40%) .NET Framework
5 12 (9.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (5.60%) XML
7 6 (4.80%) WinForms
7 6 (4.80%) CSS
7 6 (4.80%) HTML
7 6 (4.80%) WPF
8 5 (4.00%) Entity Framework
8 5 (4.00%) jQuery
9 4 (3.20%) HTML5
10 3 (2.40%) LESS
10 3 (2.40%) ADO.NET
11 2 (1.60%) XSL
11 2 (1.60%) WF
11 2 (1.60%) JSON
11 2 (1.60%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.40%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.80%) FMCG
3 1 (0.80%) Statistics
3 1 (0.80%) Reference Data
3 1 (0.80%) NHS
3 1 (0.80%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.80%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.20%) Windows
2 10 (8.00%) UNIX
3 3 (2.40%) Solaris
4 2 (1.60%) Linux
4 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.80%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.80%) MVC
2 14 (11.20%) Unit Testing
3 12 (9.60%) Test Scripting
3 12 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (8.00%) Scrum
5 9 (7.20%) CRM
6 7 (5.60%) SOA
7 6 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (4.80%) E-Commerce
7 6 (4.80%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (4.80%) Asset Management
7 6 (4.80%) Software Deployment
7 6 (4.80%) Web Accessibility
8 4 (3.20%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.20%) Software Engineering
8 4 (3.20%) DevOps
8 4 (3.20%) Database Security
9 3 (2.40%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (2.40%) Project Planning
9 3 (2.40%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (67.20%) SQL
2 61 (48.80%) C#
3 23 (18.40%) T-SQL
4 20 (16.00%) VB.NET
5 16 (12.80%) PL/SQL
5 16 (12.80%) Java
6 13 (10.40%) VB
7 8 (6.40%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.80%) VB6
8 6 (4.80%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.00%) Scala
10 2 (1.60%) Perl
11 1 (0.80%) X++
11 1 (0.80%) C++
11 1 (0.80%) XAML
Qualifications
1 16 (12.80%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.60%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.20%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) Degree
4 1 (0.80%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) SLA
2 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.80%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.80%) SRDF
2 1 (0.80%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (0.80%) NFS
2 1 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 67 (53.60%) Microsoft
2 29 (23.20%) Oracle
3 4 (3.20%) VMware
3 4 (3.20%) Citrix
4 3 (2.40%) Cisco
5 2 (1.60%) ESRI
5 2 (1.60%) IBM
6 1 (0.80%) Becrypt
6 1 (0.80%) Talend
6 1 (0.80%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.80%) Netezza
6 1 (0.80%) DataFlux
6 1 (0.80%) Informatica
6 1 (0.80%) Embarcadero
6 1 (0.80%) NetApp
6 1 (0.80%) EMC
6 1 (0.80%) Intel
6 1 (0.80%) SAP
6 1 (0.80%) Teradata
6 1 (0.80%) Ab Initio
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