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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 2 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 64 58 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 19.16% 26.61% 7.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 65.98% 61.70% 29.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 36 11
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£350 £300 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £165 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
97 94 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 29.04% 43.12% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 66 35
Average daily rate £330 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £434 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 0
Average hourly rate £38.25 £31.90 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Taunton +5 32 £375 - 7
Bath -3 9 £310 +8.77% 12
Street -6 3 £325 -13.33%
Axbridge - 1 - -
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
Yeovil - - - -
Bridgwater - - - -
Cheddar - - - -
Clevedon - - - - 3
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 72 (64.29%) SQL
2 71 (63.39%) .NET
3 55 (49.11%) C#
4 38 (33.93%) Microsoft
5 36 (32.14%) T-SQL
6 34 (30.36%) Security Cleared
7 33 (29.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 33 (29.46%) ASP.NET
8 32 (28.57%) Visual Studio
9 28 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 24 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (20.54%) Back Office
11 23 (20.54%) Scrum
11 23 (20.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (17.86%) Automated Testing
13 19 (16.96%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (16.07%) Unit Testing
15 17 (15.18%) .NET Framework
15 17 (15.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 15 (13.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 13 (11.61%) Web Services
18 12 (10.71%) ITIL
18 12 (10.71%) Test Scripting
19 11 (9.82%) Release Management
19 11 (9.82%) Windows
19 11 (9.82%) HTML
19 11 (9.82%) BizTalk Server
19 11 (9.82%) MVC
20 10 (8.93%) CRM
20 10 (8.93%) CSS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 11 (9.82%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (4.46%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.57%) Apache
3 4 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (0.89%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.89%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.89%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.68%) assyst
2 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.79%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (1.79%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.89%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (29.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (13.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.36%) MySQL
5 5 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (4.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.79%) QlikView
7 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.89%) OLAP
8 1 (0.89%) MS Access
8 1 (0.89%) DTS
8 1 (0.89%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.89%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 32 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 19 (16.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.89%) Subversion
3 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (20.54%) Back Office
2 6 (5.36%) Finance
3 4 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.79%) Marketing
4 2 (1.79%) Front Office
4 2 (1.79%) Electronics
4 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (63.39%) Developer
2 33 (29.46%) .NET Developer
3 15 (13.39%) SQL Developer
4 11 (9.82%) Analyst
4 11 (9.82%) Database Developer
4 11 (9.82%) DBA
5 9 (8.04%) Administrator
5 9 (8.04%) SQL DBA
6 7 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.36%) BizTalk Developer
8 4 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (3.57%) Data Analyst
8 4 (3.57%) Applications Developer
8 4 (3.57%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.68%) Architect
9 3 (2.68%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.68%) Support Analyst
9 3 (2.68%) Support Engineer
9 3 (2.68%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (2.68%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (63.39%) .NET
2 33 (29.46%) ASP.NET
3 23 (20.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (15.18%) .NET Framework
4 17 (15.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 13 (11.61%) Web Services
6 11 (9.82%) HTML
7 10 (8.93%) CSS
8 9 (8.04%) WCF
9 7 (6.25%) XML
10 5 (4.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (2.68%) XHTML
11 3 (2.68%) jQuery
11 3 (2.68%) HTML5
12 2 (1.79%) LESS
12 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 2 (1.79%) WinForms
12 2 (1.79%) XSLT
13 1 (0.89%) DHTML
13 1 (0.89%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) Data Integration
2 7 (6.25%) Data Structures
3 6 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.36%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.79%) User Experience
4 2 (1.79%) DTV
4 2 (1.79%) NHS
5 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.89%) Statistics
5 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.82%) Windows
2 5 (4.46%) UNIX
2 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.54%) Scrum
3 20 (17.86%) Automated Testing
4 18 (16.07%) Unit Testing
5 12 (10.71%) ITIL
5 12 (10.71%) Test Scripting
6 11 (9.82%) Release Management
6 11 (9.82%) MVC
7 10 (8.93%) CRM
8 9 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (8.04%) Migration
9 8 (7.14%) Data Migration
10 7 (6.25%) PRINCE2
11 6 (5.36%) Web Accessibility
12 5 (4.46%) Code Coverage
12 5 (4.46%) Data Analysis
12 5 (4.46%) TDD
12 5 (4.46%) Data Architecture
12 5 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (3.57%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 72 (64.29%) SQL
2 55 (49.11%) C#
3 36 (32.14%) T-SQL
4 8 (7.14%) VB.NET
4 8 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.25%) VB
6 6 (5.36%) Java
7 5 (4.46%) Scala
8 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.89%) C++
9 1 (0.89%) Perl
9 1 (0.89%) PHP
9 1 (0.89%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.89%) VB6
9 1 (0.89%) Ruby
9 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.89%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (30.36%) Security Cleared
2 28 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.57%) MCITP
3 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.57%) MCSE
3 4 (3.57%) MCP
4 3 (2.68%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) SLA
2 2 (1.79%) QA
3 1 (0.89%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.89%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.68%) WSUS
1 3 (2.68%) SCCM
2 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (33.93%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.04%) Oracle
3 6 (5.36%) SAP
4 5 (4.46%) HP
5 4 (3.57%) Citrix
6 3 (2.68%) VMware
7 2 (1.79%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.89%) Serena
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