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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 46 67 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 12.85% 16.14% 17.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.10% 69.79% 66.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 48 18
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£350 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £400 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.54%
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
82 96 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 22.91% 23.13% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 69 28
Average daily rate £400 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £311 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £400 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £47.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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 +4 15 £381 +7.01% 10
Taunton -15 11 £328 -12.53% 3
Yeovil -3 2 £363 +13.28% 2
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 70 (64.81%) SQL
2 69 (63.89%) .NET
3 58 (53.70%) C#
3 58 (53.70%) Microsoft
4 42 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (31.48%) ASP.NET
6 27 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 23 (21.30%) MVC
7 23 (21.30%) .NET Framework
8 22 (20.37%) T-SQL
8 22 (20.37%) Oracle
9 21 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (17.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (17.59%) VB.NET
10 19 (17.59%) Web Services
11 18 (16.67%) WCF
12 16 (14.81%) Windows
13 15 (13.89%) Java
13 15 (13.89%) BizTalk Server
13 15 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (12.96%) Security Cleared
14 14 (12.96%) Unit Testing
14 14 (12.96%) Back Office
14 14 (12.96%) PL/SQL
15 13 (12.04%) VB
15 13 (12.04%) SQL Server 2005
15 13 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (11.11%) Test Scripting
16 12 (11.11%) Oracle Database
17 11 (10.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (13.89%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (7.41%) IIS
3 6 (5.56%) K2 blackpearl
4 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.85%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.93%) Apache
6 1 (0.93%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) Firewall
2 2 (1.85%) VPN
2 2 (1.85%) SAN
2 2 (1.85%) LAN
2 2 (1.85%) WAN
3 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.93%) Wireless
3 1 (0.93%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 21 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (12.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 11 (10.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (9.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (9.26%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.85%) SQLPlus
9 2 (1.85%) DTS
10 1 (0.93%) MS Access
10 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.93%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.93%) MySQL
10 1 (0.93%) DB2
10 1 (0.93%) OLAP
10 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 19 (17.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (9.26%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.85%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.85%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.85%) Subversion
4 2 (1.85%) Toad
5 1 (0.93%) ERwin
5 1 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.93%) MorphX
General
1 14 (12.96%) Back Office
2 6 (5.56%) Finance
3 4 (3.70%) Retail
4 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (74.07%) Developer
2 31 (28.70%) .NET Developer
3 22 (20.37%) SQL Developer
4 13 (12.04%) DBA
5 12 (11.11%) Database Developer
6 11 (10.19%) Analyst
7 10 (9.26%) Administrator
7 10 (9.26%) Oracle Developer
7 10 (9.26%) SQL DBA
8 9 (8.33%) PL/SQL Developer
8 9 (8.33%) Oracle Analyst
9 8 (7.41%) BizTalk Developer
9 8 (7.41%) Analyst Developer
9 8 (7.41%) Senior Developer
10 7 (6.48%) Architect
10 7 (6.48%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (5.56%) C# Developer
12 5 (4.63%) Applications Developer
12 5 (4.63%) Senior BizTalk Developer
13 4 (3.70%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (63.89%) .NET
2 34 (31.48%) ASP.NET
3 23 (21.30%) .NET Framework
4 19 (17.59%) Web Services
5 18 (16.67%) WCF
6 15 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (8.33%) HTML
8 8 (7.41%) Entity Framework
9 7 (6.48%) XML
9 7 (6.48%) CSS
9 7 (6.48%) HTML5
10 6 (5.56%) jQuery
11 5 (4.63%) WinForms
11 5 (4.63%) WPF
12 4 (3.70%) LESS
13 3 (2.78%) ADO.NET
14 2 (1.85%) KnockoutJS
14 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 2 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 2 (1.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.41%) Data Integration
2 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.93%) NHS
3 1 (0.93%) DTV
3 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
3 1 (0.93%) FMCG
3 1 (0.93%) Statistics
3 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.81%) Windows
2 9 (8.33%) UNIX
3 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.85%) Solaris
3 2 (1.85%) Linux
4 1 (0.93%) SUSE
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.30%) MVC
2 14 (12.96%) Unit Testing
3 13 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 10 (9.26%) Scrum
6 9 (8.33%) CRM
7 6 (5.56%) Web Accessibility
7 6 (5.56%) SOA
8 5 (4.63%) E-Commerce
8 5 (4.63%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (4.63%) Asset Management
8 5 (4.63%) Software Deployment
9 3 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (2.78%) ITIL
9 3 (2.78%) Project Management
9 3 (2.78%) Web Development
9 3 (2.78%) Project Planning
10 2 (1.85%) Change Control
10 2 (1.85%) Data Architecture
10 2 (1.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 70 (64.81%) SQL
2 58 (53.70%) C#
3 22 (20.37%) T-SQL
4 19 (17.59%) VB.NET
5 15 (13.89%) Java
6 14 (12.96%) PL/SQL
7 13 (12.04%) VB
8 9 (8.33%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.63%) VB6
9 5 (4.63%) Scala
10 2 (1.85%) Perl
11 1 (0.93%) C++
11 1 (0.93%) XAML
11 1 (0.93%) X++
Qualifications
1 14 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.70%) DV Cleared
2 4 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.78%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) ISEB
4 1 (0.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) ISO 9000
1 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.93%) SCCM
1 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (53.70%) Microsoft
2 22 (20.37%) Oracle
3 4 (3.70%) VMware
4 2 (1.85%) ESRI
4 2 (1.85%) IBM
5 1 (0.93%) Informatica
5 1 (0.93%) Embarcadero
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco
5 1 (0.93%) SAP
5 1 (0.93%) Teradata
5 1 (0.93%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.93%) DataFlux
5 1 (0.93%) Netezza
5 1 (0.93%) Becrypt
5 1 (0.93%) Talend
5 1 (0.93%) Hortonworks
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