The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 33 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 31.13% 11.76% 11.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 89.19% 50.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 3 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +10.00%
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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
37 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 34.91% 23.53% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 9 10
Average daily rate £375 £375 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £375 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 33 (63.46%) SQL
2 29 (55.77%) .NET
3 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
4 21 (40.38%) Visual Studio
5 20 (38.46%) T-SQL
6 19 (36.54%) C#
7 18 (34.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (30.77%) Security Cleared
9 15 (28.85%) SC Cleared
10 10 (19.23%) Test Scripting
10 10 (19.23%) Back Office
11 9 (17.31%) ITIL
11 9 (17.31%) Automated Testing
12 7 (13.46%) Web Services
12 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET
12 7 (13.46%) CRM
12 7 (13.46%) Release Management
12 7 (13.46%) .NET Framework
12 7 (13.46%) Data Integration
12 7 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (11.54%) Data Extraction
13 6 (11.54%) Data Migration
13 6 (11.54%) Migration
14 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
14 5 (9.62%) Windows
14 5 (9.62%) Oracle
14 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
14 5 (9.62%) Data Architecture

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) assyst
2 2 (3.85%) SAP HR
2 2 (3.85%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (1.92%) Summit
3 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (34.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (40.38%) Visual Studio
2 7 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (19.23%) Back Office
2 4 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Front Office
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Electronics
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) Developer
2 12 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Database Developer
4 9 (17.31%) DBA
5 8 (15.38%) Administrator
6 7 (13.46%) SQL DBA
7 5 (9.62%) Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) SQL Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Data Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (3.85%) Server Specialist
10 2 (3.85%) Server Administrator
10 2 (3.85%) Data Manager
10 2 (3.85%) Deployment Specialist
10 2 (3.85%) Support Technician
10 2 (3.85%) Architect
10 2 (3.85%) Business Analyst
10 2 (3.85%) Data Architect
10 2 (3.85%) SQL Server DBA
11 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (55.77%) .NET
2 7 (13.46%) Web Services
2 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET
2 7 (13.46%) .NET Framework
3 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.92%) HTML
4 1 (1.92%) CSS
4 1 (1.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Data Integration
2 6 (11.54%) Data Extraction
3 5 (9.62%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.92%) DTV
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Statistics
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
1 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) Test Scripting
2 9 (17.31%) ITIL
2 9 (17.31%) Automated Testing
3 7 (13.46%) CRM
3 7 (13.46%) Release Management
4 6 (11.54%) Data Migration
4 6 (11.54%) Migration
5 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
5 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
5 5 (9.62%) Data Architecture
5 5 (9.62%) Web Accessibility
6 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.77%) Scrum
7 3 (5.77%) Service Management
7 3 (5.77%) Data Management
7 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.77%) Analytics
8 2 (3.85%) Data Reconciliation
8 2 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 33 (63.46%) SQL
2 20 (38.46%) T-SQL
3 19 (36.54%) C#
4 4 (7.69%) Scala
4 4 (7.69%) Java
4 4 (7.69%) VB
5 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.92%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 15 (28.85%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) MCITP
3 4 (7.69%) MCP
3 4 (7.69%) MCSE
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.92%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle
3 4 (7.69%) HP
3 4 (7.69%) Citrix
4 3 (5.77%) SAP
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