The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 9 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 17 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 17.71% 14.67% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 45.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £368 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-5.15% +14.15%
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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 Taunton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
34 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 35.42% 32.00% 48.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 14
Average daily rate £375 £360 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +16.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+24.07% -10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 14 (77.78%) SQL
4 9 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 9 (50.00%) .NET
5 8 (44.44%) C#
5 8 (44.44%) Visual Studio
6 7 (38.89%) Data Integration
6 7 (38.89%) Web Services
7 6 (33.33%) CRM
7 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 5 (27.78%) Web Accessibility
9 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
10 3 (16.67%) Scala
10 3 (16.67%) Java
11 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
12 1 (5.56%) Release Management
12 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
12 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
12 1 (5.56%) BC Cleared
12 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (5.56%) Back Office
12 1 (5.56%) Finance

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Back Office
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) DBA
2 8 (44.44%) Database Developer
3 7 (38.89%) Administrator
3 7 (38.89%) SQL DBA
4 2 (11.11%) Server Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) Web Services
3 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) CRM
2 5 (27.78%) Web Accessibility
3 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) Release Management
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (44.44%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft