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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 47 47 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 15.93% 13.95% 21.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.04% 67.14% 74.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 36 38
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£375 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £290 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.28 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+33.10% -18.03%
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
77 70 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 26.10% 20.77% 28.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 54 50
Average daily rate £363 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £276 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £43.43 - £29.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 August 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 August 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 +10 27 £363 +11.53% 7
Taunton +1 13 £375 +7.14% 11
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 73 (68.22%) SQL
2 68 (63.55%) .NET
3 57 (53.27%) C#
4 49 (45.79%) Microsoft
5 46 (42.99%) ASP.NET
6 30 (28.04%) Oracle
6 30 (28.04%) Windows
7 25 (23.36%) .NET Framework
8 24 (22.43%) MVC
9 23 (21.50%) JavaScript
9 23 (21.50%) BizTalk Server
10 21 (19.63%) HTML
10 21 (19.63%) IIS
10 21 (19.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (17.76%) Unit Testing
12 18 (16.82%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (16.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (15.89%) Security Cleared
14 16 (14.95%) WCF
14 16 (14.95%) SharePoint
15 15 (14.02%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (14.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (13.08%) Oracle Database
17 13 (12.15%) ASP.NET MVC
17 13 (12.15%) SQL Server 2005
17 13 (12.15%) Scrum
17 13 (12.15%) Web Services
18 12 (11.21%) Back Office
18 12 (11.21%) Software Engineering

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 23 (21.50%) BizTalk Server
2 21 (19.63%) IIS
3 16 (14.95%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.80%) K2 blackpearl
5 2 (1.87%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.87%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.93%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (4.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) VPN
1 3 (2.80%) SAN
2 2 (1.87%) Skype
3 1 (0.93%) LAN
3 1 (0.93%) WAN
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.93%) NAS
3 1 (0.93%) FCoE
3 1 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.93%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (16.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (14.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (13.08%) Oracle Database
5 13 (12.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (11.21%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (9.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (9.35%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (4.67%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (4.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (4.67%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.80%) Big Data
11 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.93%) DTS
11 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.93%) OLAP
11 1 (0.93%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (16.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (8.41%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.54%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (2.80%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.93%) Toad
5 1 (0.93%) MorphX
General
1 12 (11.21%) Back Office
2 7 (6.54%) Finance
3 3 (2.80%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 70 (65.42%) Developer
2 34 (31.78%) .NET Developer
3 27 (25.23%) SQL Developer
4 11 (10.28%) Architect
4 11 (10.28%) BizTalk Developer
5 8 (7.48%) DBA
5 8 (7.48%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (6.54%) Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) SQL DBA
6 7 (6.54%) Oracle Analyst
7 6 (5.61%) Analyst Developer
7 6 (5.61%) PL/SQL Developer
7 6 (5.61%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (4.67%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.67%) Consultant
8 5 (4.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (3.74%) .NET Software Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Lead Architect
9 4 (3.74%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (63.55%) .NET
2 46 (42.99%) ASP.NET
3 25 (23.36%) .NET Framework
4 21 (19.63%) HTML
5 16 (14.95%) WCF
6 13 (12.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (12.15%) Web Services
7 11 (10.28%) WPF
8 9 (8.41%) CSS
9 8 (7.48%) Entity Framework
10 5 (4.67%) HTML5
11 4 (3.74%) WinForms
12 3 (2.80%) JSON
12 3 (2.80%) SOAP
12 3 (2.80%) XML
12 3 (2.80%) WF
12 3 (2.80%) jQuery
13 2 (1.87%) REST
13 2 (1.87%) KnockoutJS
13 2 (1.87%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.80%) Data Integration
2 3 (2.80%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.93%) User Experience
3 1 (0.93%) NHS
3 1 (0.93%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 30 (28.04%) Windows
2 15 (14.02%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (7.48%) UNIX
4 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.74%) Solaris
5 3 (2.80%) Linux
6 2 (1.87%) SUSE
6 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.87%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.43%) MVC
2 19 (17.76%) Unit Testing
3 18 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (12.15%) Scrum
5 12 (11.21%) Software Engineering
6 11 (10.28%) Automated Testing
7 10 (9.35%) Service Delivery
7 10 (9.35%) ITIL
7 10 (9.35%) UML
7 10 (9.35%) SOA
8 8 (7.48%) Refactoring
9 6 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.67%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (4.67%) Web Development
10 5 (4.67%) Asset Management
10 5 (4.67%) Software Deployment
11 4 (3.74%) Performance Testing
11 4 (3.74%) Database Security
11 4 (3.74%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 73 (68.22%) SQL
2 57 (53.27%) C#
3 23 (21.50%) JavaScript
4 11 (10.28%) C++
5 10 (9.35%) T-SQL
6 9 (8.41%) PL/SQL
6 9 (8.41%) Java
6 9 (8.41%) VB.NET
7 8 (7.48%) PowerShell
8 6 (5.61%) VB
9 5 (4.67%) VB6
10 1 (0.93%) X++
10 1 (0.93%) VBScript
10 1 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (15.89%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.80%) Degree
4 2 (1.87%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.93%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.87%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (0.93%) NFS
2 1 (0.93%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 49 (45.79%) Microsoft
2 30 (28.04%) Oracle
3 4 (3.74%) Cisco
3 4 (3.74%) Citrix
4 3 (2.80%) VMware
5 2 (1.87%) IBM
5 2 (1.87%) ESRI
5 2 (1.87%) Becrypt
6 1 (0.93%) EMC
6 1 (0.93%) Intel
6 1 (0.93%) Capita
6 1 (0.93%) NetApp
Somerset
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Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300 - £350.00 per annum + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago