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 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 40 55 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 11.63% 17.35% 24.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.28% 65.48% 77.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 34 26
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.25% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £260 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £408 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £34.25 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.96% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+15.70% +8.03%
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
78 84 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 22.67% 26.50% 31.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 55 36
Average daily rate £400 £336 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.95% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £411 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 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 31 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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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 16 £323 -4.44% 9
Taunton -17 11 £339 -3.14% 5
Street -6 3 £343 - 1
Axbridge - - - - 1
Yeovil - - - - 6
Cheddar - - - -
Clevedon - - - -
Frome - - - -
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 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 65 (63.73%) SQL
2 63 (61.76%) .NET
3 55 (53.92%) C#
4 50 (49.02%) Microsoft
5 40 (39.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 31 (30.39%) ASP.NET
7 26 (25.49%) Visual Studio
8 24 (23.53%) T-SQL
9 21 (20.59%) .NET Framework
10 20 (19.61%) MVC
11 18 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (16.67%) WCF
13 16 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (15.69%) Oracle
14 15 (14.71%) Web Services
14 15 (14.71%) Back Office
14 15 (14.71%) Security Cleared
15 14 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (13.73%) Unit Testing
15 14 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (13.73%) Windows
16 13 (12.75%) VB.NET
16 13 (12.75%) BizTalk Server
17 12 (11.76%) Scrum
17 12 (11.76%) Test Scripting
18 11 (10.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 11 (10.78%) Java
19 10 (9.80%) VB
20 9 (8.82%) PL/SQL
20 9 (8.82%) CRM

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 13 (12.75%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (6.86%) IIS
3 6 (5.88%) K2 blackpearl
4 3 (2.94%) Apache
4 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.98%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) LAN
1 2 (1.96%) WAN
1 2 (1.96%) Firewall
2 1 (0.98%) Wireless
2 1 (0.98%) VLAN
2 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.98%) VPN
2 1 (0.98%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (39.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 18 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (10.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (6.86%) Oracle Database
7 6 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.94%) MySQL
10 2 (1.96%) DTS
10 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.98%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.98%) MS Access
11 1 (0.98%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.98%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.98%) DB2
11 1 (0.98%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 26 (25.49%) Visual Studio
2 14 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.96%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.96%) Subversion
4 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.98%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.98%) Toad
5 1 (0.98%) ERwin
General
1 15 (14.71%) Back Office
2 7 (6.86%) Finance
3 5 (4.90%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.92%) Retail
5 2 (1.96%) Marketing
5 2 (1.96%) Electronics
5 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (74.51%) Developer
2 32 (31.37%) .NET Developer
3 21 (20.59%) SQL Developer
4 12 (11.76%) DBA
5 11 (10.78%) Analyst
5 11 (10.78%) Database Developer
6 10 (9.80%) SQL DBA
7 9 (8.82%) Administrator
8 8 (7.84%) Senior Developer
8 8 (7.84%) BizTalk Developer
9 7 (6.86%) Oracle Developer
9 7 (6.86%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
11 5 (4.90%) Analyst Developer
11 5 (4.90%) C# Developer
11 5 (4.90%) Senior BizTalk Developer
11 5 (4.90%) Oracle Analyst
12 4 (3.92%) AWS Developer
12 4 (3.92%) SQL Server DBA
12 4 (3.92%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (61.76%) .NET
2 31 (30.39%) ASP.NET
3 21 (20.59%) .NET Framework
4 17 (16.67%) WCF
5 16 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (14.71%) Web Services
7 7 (6.86%) XML
7 7 (6.86%) HTML
7 7 (6.86%) Entity Framework
8 5 (4.90%) HTML5
8 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 5 (4.90%) CSS
9 4 (3.92%) WPF
9 4 (3.92%) WinForms
9 4 (3.92%) jQuery
10 3 (2.94%) ADO.NET
11 2 (1.96%) XSL
11 2 (1.96%) Ext JS
11 2 (1.96%) Sass
11 2 (1.96%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) Data Integration
2 7 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.96%) NHS
3 2 (1.96%) DTV
4 1 (0.98%) Statistics
4 1 (0.98%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.98%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.98%) FMCG
4 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.73%) Windows
2 5 (4.90%) UNIX
3 3 (2.94%) Linux
4 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.61%) MVC
2 14 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (13.73%) Unit Testing
3 12 (11.76%) Test Scripting
3 12 (11.76%) Scrum
4 9 (8.82%) CRM
5 6 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (5.88%) Web Accessibility
6 5 (4.90%) E-Commerce
6 5 (4.90%) Automated Testing
7 4 (3.92%) Migration
7 4 (3.92%) ITIL
7 4 (3.92%) Data Migration
8 3 (2.94%) Data Architecture
8 3 (2.94%) SOA
8 3 (2.94%) Project Management
8 3 (2.94%) Project Planning
8 3 (2.94%) Web Development
8 3 (2.94%) Data Analysis
9 2 (1.96%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 65 (63.73%) SQL
2 55 (53.92%) C#
3 24 (23.53%) T-SQL
4 13 (12.75%) VB.NET
5 11 (10.78%) Java
6 10 (9.80%) VB
7 9 (8.82%) PL/SQL
8 7 (6.86%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.90%) Scala
10 2 (1.96%) VB6
11 1 (0.98%) Perl
11 1 (0.98%) C++
11 1 (0.98%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.92%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.94%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.98%) ISEB
5 1 (0.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) ISO 9000
1 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) WSUS
1 3 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (49.02%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.69%) Oracle
3 5 (4.90%) VMware
4 2 (1.96%) SAP
4 2 (1.96%) ESRI
5 1 (0.98%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.98%) IBM
5 1 (0.98%) Informatica
5 1 (0.98%) Embarcadero
5 1 (0.98%) Teradata
5 1 (0.98%) Netezza
5 1 (0.98%) DataFlux
5 1 (0.98%) Talend
5 1 (0.98%) Hortonworks
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