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 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 29 54 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 11.65% 15.25% 15.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.70% 57.45% 60.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 50
Average daily rate £395 £350 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £904 £400 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £349 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.28% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £38.75 £34.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.13% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.10 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-9.65% +1.90%
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
47 94 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 18.88% 26.55% 26.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 59 86
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,846 £545 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

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 May 2016.

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 May 2016. 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 -6 13 £390 +4.00% 6
Yeovil -7 4 - -
Taunton +16 2 £363 +10.51% 4
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £1,846 - 1
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 38 (55.07%) SQL
2 36 (52.17%) .NET
2 36 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 28 (40.58%) C#
4 20 (28.99%) Migration
4 20 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (27.54%) SharePoint
6 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET
6 15 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (20.29%) Data Migration
7 14 (20.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (20.29%) HTML
7 14 (20.29%) JavaScript
8 13 (18.84%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (17.39%) ETL
9 12 (17.39%) MS Excel
9 12 (17.39%) IIS
9 12 (17.39%) Software Engineering
10 11 (15.94%) Visual Studio
10 11 (15.94%) Windows
10 11 (15.94%) Oracle
11 10 (14.49%) RDBMS
11 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
11 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
12 9 (13.04%) QlikView
12 9 (13.04%) Scrum
12 9 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (11.59%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (11.59%) C++

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (27.54%) SharePoint
2 12 (17.39%) IIS
3 8 (11.59%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.35%) CMS
4 3 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (4.35%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.90%) Apache
5 2 (2.90%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.45%) Moodle
6 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) Firewall
1 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.90%) DNS
2 2 (2.90%) VPN
3 1 (1.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 15 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (14.49%) RDBMS
2 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
3 9 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (13.04%) QlikView
4 8 (11.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (5.80%) Power BI
6 3 (4.35%) MySQL
6 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.35%) SSDT
7 2 (2.90%) Biml
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.45%) DB2
8 1 (1.45%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (1.45%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (1.45%) PowerPivot
8 1 (1.45%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 14 (20.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (15.94%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.35%) Selenium
4 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.45%) LSMW
5 1 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (5.80%) Finance
1 4 (5.80%) Manufacturing
1 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.35%) Advertising
2 3 (4.35%) Electronics
2 3 (4.35%) Marketing
3 2 (2.90%) Back Office
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 36 (52.17%) Developer
2 15 (21.74%) .NET Developer
3 10 (14.49%) SQL Developer
4 9 (13.04%) Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) Consultant
5 7 (10.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (10.14%) C# Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Data Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Technical Leader
7 5 (7.25%) Applications Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Data Migration Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Designer
7 5 (7.25%) Migration Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) BizTalk Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (4.35%) CRM Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Data Consultant
9 3 (4.35%) Data Migration Consultant
9 3 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (52.17%) .NET
2 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET
3 14 (20.29%) HTML
4 8 (11.59%) .NET Framework
5 7 (10.14%) WCF
6 6 (8.70%) Web Services
6 6 (8.70%) XML
7 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (5.80%) CSS
9 2 (2.90%) Classic ASP
9 2 (2.90%) jQuery
9 2 (2.90%) LINQ
9 2 (2.90%) MDX
9 2 (2.90%) XSLT
10 1 (1.45%) Entity Framework
10 1 (1.45%) Flash
10 1 (1.45%) J2EE
10 1 (1.45%) JMS
10 1 (1.45%) MFC
10 1 (1.45%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (5.80%) Data Integration
1 4 (5.80%) Reference Data
2 3 (4.35%) Data Conversion
3 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.94%) Windows
2 7 (10.14%) Windows Server
2 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (28.99%) Migration
2 14 (20.29%) Data Migration
3 13 (18.84%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (17.39%) ETL
4 12 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 9 (13.04%) Scrum
6 8 (11.59%) Automated Testing
7 7 (10.14%) Data Modelling
7 7 (10.14%) MVC
7 7 (10.14%) Unit Testing
8 6 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.70%) Service Delivery
8 6 (8.70%) UML
9 5 (7.25%) CRM
9 5 (7.25%) Data Analysis
9 5 (7.25%) Data Mapping
9 5 (7.25%) SDLC
9 5 (7.25%) SOA
9 5 (7.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.07%) SQL
2 28 (40.58%) C#
3 14 (20.29%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.59%) C++
5 6 (8.70%) Java
6 5 (7.25%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.90%) PHP
9 2 (2.90%) Ruby
9 2 (2.90%) VBA
10 1 (1.45%) Delphi
10 1 (1.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) DBS Check
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 36 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.94%) Oracle
3 3 (4.35%) SAP
3 3 (4.35%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.90%) Tableau
5 1 (1.45%) BEA
5 1 (1.45%) Sybase
5 1 (1.45%) VeriFone
5 1 (1.45%) VMware
5 1 (1.45%) WorldPay
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