The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Taunton region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 37 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 1.16% 5.45% 9.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.88% 33.33% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£359 £355 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £351 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £359 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -25.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
34 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 19.77% 16.36% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 6
Average daily rate £338 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £307 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £360 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +0.32%
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SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Taunton region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008.

1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (80.65%) Security Cleared
3 24 (77.42%) SC Cleared
4 23 (74.19%) SQL
5 22 (70.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 21 (67.74%) Oracle
7 20 (64.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (61.29%) SLA
9 18 (58.06%) Oracle Database
10 16 (51.61%) Oracle Database 11g
10 16 (51.61%) Oracle Database 10g
11 15 (48.39%) T-SQL
12 14 (45.16%) Oracle RMAN
12 14 (45.16%) Data Guard
12 14 (45.16%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (32.26%) Clustering
14 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
15 7 (22.58%) Barracuda Networks
15 7 (22.58%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (22.58%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (22.58%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (22.58%) Migration
15 7 (22.58%) Firewall
15 7 (22.58%) ISA Server
15 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
15 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
15 7 (22.58%) IIS
16 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 6 (19.35%) Risk Analysis

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (22.58%) IIS
1 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
1 7 (22.58%) SharePoint Server
1 7 (22.58%) SharePoint 2010
1 7 (22.58%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (70.97%) SQL Server 2005
3 20 (64.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (58.06%) Oracle Database
5 16 (51.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (51.61%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) DBA
2 21 (67.74%) SQL DBA
3 12 (38.71%) Administrator
4 7 (22.58%) SharePoint Administrator
5 6 (19.35%) SQL Server DBA
6 5 (16.13%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Developer
8 1 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
1 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Clustering
2 4 (12.90%) Statistics
3 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
1 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (22.58%) Migration
3 6 (19.35%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
5 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.23%) MVC
7 1 (3.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) SQL
2 15 (48.39%) T-SQL
3 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (80.65%) Security Cleared
2 24 (77.42%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (61.29%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (22.58%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 14 (45.16%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) Barracuda Networks