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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 22 68 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.02% 20.24% 20.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 59.65% 69.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 51 60
Median daily rate £390 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+38.95% +2.17%
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
44 114 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 18.03% 33.93% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 83 88
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £450 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Median hourly rate £38.75 £30.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.77% +14.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -14 8 £370 -1.33% 6
Yeovil +10 5 - - 1
Taunton -3 2 £333 -5.00% 4
Bridgwater - 1 £400 -
Street - 1 £250 -
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 31 (63.27%) Microsoft
2 27 (55.10%) C#
3 24 (48.98%) .NET
4 22 (44.90%) SQL
5 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (26.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (26.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (24.49%) SharePoint
7 11 (22.45%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (20.41%) MVC
8 10 (20.41%) Visual Studio
8 10 (20.41%) Migration
9 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET
10 8 (16.33%) CRM
10 8 (16.33%) Dynamics CRM
10 8 (16.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (14.29%) HTML
11 7 (14.29%) WCF
12 6 (12.24%) Scrum
12 6 (12.24%) VB.NET
12 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
12 6 (12.24%) Data Modelling
12 6 (12.24%) CSS
12 6 (12.24%) XML
12 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (12.24%) Data Migration
13 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (24.49%) SharePoint
2 11 (22.45%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (6.12%) CMS
3 3 (6.12%) IIS
3 3 (6.12%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (6.12%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.04%) Moodle
4 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) IaaS
2 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) DNS
1 2 (4.08%) Firewall
1 2 (4.08%) SAN
1 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.08%) VPN
2 1 (2.04%) PBX
2 1 (2.04%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 13 (26.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (10.20%) RDBMS
3 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (8.16%) QlikView
5 3 (6.12%) Power BI
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.08%) Biml
6 2 (4.08%) MySQL
6 2 (4.08%) OLAP
6 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.08%) SSDT
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.04%) MS Access
7 1 (2.04%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (2.04%) OLTP
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Visual Studio
2 8 (16.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.08%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (4.08%) Selenium
4 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.04%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.04%) tSQLt
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.12%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Electronics
3 2 (4.08%) Marketing
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.29%) CRM Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 7 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Technical Leader
5 5 (10.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (10.20%) C# Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Umbraco Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Server Support
8 2 (4.08%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.98%) .NET
2 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET
3 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (14.29%) HTML
3 7 (14.29%) WCF
4 6 (12.24%) CSS
4 6 (12.24%) XML
5 5 (10.20%) Web Services
6 4 (8.16%) .NET Framework
6 4 (8.16%) jQuery
7 3 (6.12%) LINQ
8 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.08%) Classic ASP
8 2 (4.08%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (4.08%) XSLT
9 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (2.04%) MDX
9 1 (2.04%) MFC
9 1 (2.04%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Data Integration
2 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (20.41%) Migration
2 10 (20.41%) MVC
3 8 (16.33%) CRM
4 6 (12.24%) Data Migration
4 6 (12.24%) Data Modelling
4 6 (12.24%) Scrum
5 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
5 5 (10.20%) TDD
6 4 (8.16%) BDD
7 3 (6.12%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (6.12%) ETL
7 3 (6.12%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.12%) Web Development
8 2 (4.08%) OO
8 2 (4.08%) Pair Programming
8 2 (4.08%) SOA
8 2 (4.08%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (55.10%) C#
2 22 (44.90%) SQL
3 6 (12.24%) VB.NET
4 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.20%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.08%) C++
5 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.08%) VBA
6 1 (2.04%) Delphi
6 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.04%) MCP
2 1 (2.04%) MCSA
2 1 (2.04%) MCSE
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 31 (63.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.08%) SAP
3 2 (4.08%) VMware
4 1 (2.04%) IBM
4 1 (2.04%) Mitel
4 1 (2.04%) Tableau