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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 39 69 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 12.87% 22.55% 29.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.09% 69.00% 63.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 51 38
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.57% -4.36%
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
66 100 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 21.78% 32.68% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 71 68
Average daily rate £390 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £313 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 10
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.25 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 11 February 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 11 February 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 -2 17 £375 +15.38% 6
Taunton -8 5 £400 +6.66% 9
Bridgwater - 1 £375 - 2
Yeovil - 1 - - 2
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 77 (61.11%) .NET
2 71 (56.35%) SQL
3 65 (51.59%) C#
4 53 (42.06%) JavaScript
4 53 (42.06%) ASP.NET
5 52 (41.27%) HTML
6 45 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 43 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (34.13%) SharePoint
8 42 (33.33%) IIS
9 39 (30.95%) Windows
10 37 (29.37%) Oracle
11 36 (28.57%) Microsoft
11 36 (28.57%) Automated Testing
11 36 (28.57%) .NET Framework
12 35 (27.78%) Security Cleared
13 33 (26.19%) Unit Testing
14 30 (23.81%) SC Cleared
15 29 (23.02%) MVC
16 27 (21.43%) Scrum
16 27 (21.43%) Windows Server
17 26 (20.63%) CSS
17 26 (20.63%) Software Engineering
18 25 (19.84%) Windows Server 2003
19 23 (18.25%) C++
19 23 (18.25%) ASP.NET MVC
19 23 (18.25%) HTML5
20 21 (16.67%) Migration
21 20 (15.87%) ITIL
21 20 (15.87%) UML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 43 (34.13%) SharePoint
2 42 (33.33%) IIS
3 8 (6.35%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.59%) Apache
4 2 (1.59%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.17%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.59%) IaaS
3 1 (0.79%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.59%) Firewall
1 2 (1.59%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.79%) DNS
2 1 (0.79%) FTP
2 1 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 13 (10.32%) Oracle Database
5 11 (8.73%) QlikView
6 10 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (7.94%) RDBMS
7 9 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (6.35%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (6.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (3.97%) Big Data
10 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (2.38%) MySQL
12 3 (2.38%) SSDT
13 2 (1.59%) DB2
14 1 (0.79%) DTS
14 1 (0.79%) Informix
Development Applications
1 45 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (15.87%) Selenium
3 18 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 17 (13.49%) SpecFlow
5 11 (8.73%) Jenkins
5 11 (8.73%) TeamCity
6 5 (3.97%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.79%) LSMW
8 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.79%) MorphX
8 1 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (10.32%) Finance
2 12 (9.52%) Back Office
3 5 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.38%) Electronics
4 3 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.38%) Marketing
5 2 (1.59%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Billing
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (59.52%) Developer
2 43 (34.13%) .NET Developer
3 17 (13.49%) SQL Developer
4 14 (11.11%) Consultant
5 12 (9.52%) Analyst
5 12 (9.52%) DBA
6 11 (8.73%) SQL DBA
6 11 (8.73%) Web Developer
7 8 (6.35%) Administrator
7 8 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (6.35%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.56%) Designer
9 6 (4.76%) Data Analyst
9 6 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (3.97%) .NET Web Developer
10 5 (3.97%) Data Migration Analyst
10 5 (3.97%) Database Developer
10 5 (3.97%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.97%) SQL Server DBA
10 5 (3.97%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (61.11%) .NET
2 53 (42.06%) ASP.NET
3 52 (41.27%) HTML
4 36 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 26 (20.63%) CSS
6 23 (18.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (18.25%) HTML5
7 16 (12.70%) WCF
8 12 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (8.73%) Entity Framework
10 4 (3.17%) WPF
11 2 (1.59%) Web Services
11 2 (1.59%) XML
12 1 (0.79%) Classic ASP
12 1 (0.79%) EJB
12 1 (0.79%) JSP
12 1 (0.79%) SOAP
12 1 (0.79%) STL
12 1 (0.79%) XSD
12 1 (0.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.73%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.97%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.17%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.38%) Data Conversion
6 2 (1.59%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.79%) NHS
7 1 (0.79%) Statistics
7 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.95%) Windows
2 27 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 25 (19.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.79%) AIX
6 1 (0.79%) Linux
6 1 (0.79%) Solaris
6 1 (0.79%) SUSE
6 1 (0.79%) Unix
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 33 (26.19%) Unit Testing
4 29 (23.02%) MVC
5 27 (21.43%) Scrum
6 26 (20.63%) Software Engineering
7 21 (16.67%) Migration
8 20 (15.87%) ITIL
8 20 (15.87%) UML
9 19 (15.08%) Service Delivery
10 18 (14.29%) Refactoring
11 17 (13.49%) Release Management
12 14 (11.11%) Data Migration
12 14 (11.11%) ETL
13 11 (8.73%) Dependency Injection
13 11 (8.73%) Web Development
14 10 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (7.94%) DevOps
15 9 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
15 9 (7.14%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 71 (56.35%) SQL
2 65 (51.59%) C#
3 53 (42.06%) JavaScript
4 23 (18.25%) C++
5 13 (10.32%) PowerShell
6 11 (8.73%) TypeScript
7 9 (7.14%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.76%) Java
9 2 (1.59%) PHP
9 2 (1.59%) Ruby
10 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.79%) Perl
10 1 (0.79%) Python
10 1 (0.79%) VBA
10 1 (0.79%) X++
Qualifications
1 35 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 30 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.35%) Degree
4 3 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (29.37%) Oracle
2 36 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.56%) Citrix
4 3 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (0.79%) BEA
5 1 (0.79%) Civica
5 1 (0.79%) Sybase
5 1 (0.79%) Tableau
5 1 (0.79%) VeriFone
5 1 (0.79%) WorldPay
Taunton, Somerset
FT Select
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeovil
aap3
Rate: £35 - £50 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
Somerset
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago