The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2012 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 2012 over the 3 months to 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 25 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 14 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 6.67% 8.97% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.84% 28.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate £339 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
37 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 17.62% 32.05% 42.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 9
Average daily rate £363 £310 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.93% -7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £274 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £458 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.97%
SQL Server 2012
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SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Taunton region.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 13 (92.86%) Oracle
3 12 (85.71%) SLA
3 12 (85.71%) SC Cleared
4 11 (78.57%) Oracle Database
5 10 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (71.43%) Data Guard
5 10 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (71.43%) T-SQL
5 10 (71.43%) Oracle RMAN
6 9 (64.29%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (64.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (57.14%) Clustering
8 5 (35.71%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
10 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
10 2 (14.29%) Statistics
11 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
11 1 (7.14%) Summit
11 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
11 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
11 1 (7.14%) Grid Computing
11 1 (7.14%) ISO 14001

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (78.57%) Oracle Database
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (64.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (64.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) DBA
1 14 (100.00%) SQL DBA
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server DBA
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (14.29%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Statistics
3 1 (7.14%) Grid Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (35.71%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 12 (85.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (85.71%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Oracle