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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 38 62 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 14.23% 24.80% 23.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.67% 72.94% 79.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 36 27
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £235 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £413 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £34.25 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £26.88
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.62%
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
57 85 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 21.35% 34.00% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 54 36
Average daily rate £330 £335 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% +8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +2 15 £316 +15.00% 14
Street -5 6 £330 -
Taunton -14 6 £333 -6.33% 2
Yeovil - - - - 1
Cheddar - - - -
Clevedon - - - - 1
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 63 (63.00%) SQL
2 61 (61.00%) .NET
3 54 (54.00%) C#
4 45 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 38 (38.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 30 (30.00%) T-SQL
6 30 (30.00%) ASP.NET
7 26 (26.00%) Visual Studio
8 18 (18.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
9 17 (17.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (17.00%) .NET Framework
9 17 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (16.00%) MVC
10 16 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (15.00%) WCF
11 15 (15.00%) Back Office
12 14 (14.00%) Windows
12 14 (14.00%) Oracle
12 14 (14.00%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (13.00%) Web Services
13 13 (13.00%) Scrum
13 13 (13.00%) Unit Testing
14 12 (12.00%) Test Scripting
14 12 (12.00%) VB.NET
15 11 (11.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (11.00%) SC Cleared
16 10 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 10 (10.00%) CRM
17 9 (9.00%) Java

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 14 (14.00%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (6.00%) IIS
3 4 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.00%) Apache
4 3 (3.00%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) SAP HR
1 2 (2.00%) SAP Payroll
1 2 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) LAN
1 2 (2.00%) WAN
1 2 (2.00%) Firewall
2 1 (1.00%) Wireless
2 1 (1.00%) VLAN
2 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.00%) VPN
2 1 (1.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (38.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (17.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (11.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (9.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (5.00%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.00%) MySQL
9 2 (2.00%) DTS
10 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.00%) Star Schema
10 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.00%) SQLPlus
10 1 (1.00%) DB2
10 1 (1.00%) OLAP
10 1 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.00%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 26 (26.00%) Visual Studio
2 16 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.00%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.00%) Subversion
4 2 (2.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.00%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.00%) Toad
5 1 (1.00%) ERwin
General
1 15 (15.00%) Back Office
2 6 (6.00%) Finance
3 4 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.00%) Retail
5 2 (2.00%) Marketing
5 2 (2.00%) Electronics
5 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (73.00%) Developer
2 31 (31.00%) .NET Developer
3 19 (19.00%) SQL Developer
4 11 (11.00%) Database Developer
4 11 (11.00%) DBA
5 9 (9.00%) Analyst
5 9 (9.00%) SQL DBA
5 9 (9.00%) Administrator
6 8 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.00%) C# Developer
7 7 (7.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (7.00%) BizTalk Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Senior BizTalk Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (4.00%) PL/SQL Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Architect
9 4 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (3.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (61.00%) .NET
2 30 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (18.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (17.00%) .NET Framework
5 15 (15.00%) WCF
6 13 (13.00%) Web Services
7 10 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 7 (7.00%) XML
8 7 (7.00%) HTML
9 5 (5.00%) CSS
9 5 (5.00%) HTML5
9 5 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (4.00%) jQuery
11 3 (3.00%) WinForms
11 3 (3.00%) ADO.NET
12 2 (2.00%) XSL
12 2 (2.00%) Ext JS
12 2 (2.00%) WPF
12 2 (2.00%) Sass
12 2 (2.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) Data Integration
2 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.00%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.00%) NHS
4 2 (2.00%) DTV
4 2 (2.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.00%) FMCG
5 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.00%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.00%) Windows
2 3 (3.00%) Linux
2 3 (3.00%) UNIX
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (16.00%) MVC
3 13 (13.00%) Scrum
3 13 (13.00%) Unit Testing
4 12 (12.00%) Test Scripting
5 10 (10.00%) CRM
6 8 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (8.00%) Automated Testing
7 6 (6.00%) Migration
7 6 (6.00%) Data Migration
7 6 (6.00%) Web Accessibility
8 5 (5.00%) Data Architecture
8 5 (5.00%) ITIL
8 5 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.00%) Code Coverage
9 3 (3.00%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.00%) Web Development
9 3 (3.00%) Release Management
9 3 (3.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 63 (63.00%) SQL
2 54 (54.00%) C#
3 30 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 12 (12.00%) VB.NET
5 9 (9.00%) Java
6 8 (8.00%) VB
7 7 (7.00%) PL/SQL
7 7 (7.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.00%) Scala
9 1 (1.00%) Perl
9 1 (1.00%) C++
9 1 (1.00%) XAML
9 1 (1.00%) VB6
9 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.00%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.00%) VCP4
5 1 (1.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.00%) WSUS
1 3 (3.00%) SCCM
2 1 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.00%) Oracle
3 5 (5.00%) VMware
4 4 (4.00%) SAP
5 1 (1.00%) IBM
5 1 (1.00%) Serena
5 1 (1.00%) Teradata
5 1 (1.00%) Netezza
5 1 (1.00%) DataFlux
5 1 (1.00%) Talend
5 1 (1.00%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.00%) HP
5 1 (1.00%) Informatica
5 1 (1.00%) Embarcadero
5 1 (1.00%) Ab Initio
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