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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 17 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 18.09% 7.69% 27.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 77.27% 44.44% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 8
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£375 £338 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £308 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £368 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
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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
22 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 23.40% 17.31% 47.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 15
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 £500 £549 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -15.38%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 21 (56.76%) SQL
1 21 (56.76%) .NET
2 16 (43.24%) SC Cleared
2 16 (43.24%) Security Cleared
3 14 (37.84%) Visual Studio
3 14 (37.84%) T-SQL
4 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
5 11 (29.73%) C#
6 9 (24.32%) ITIL
6 9 (24.32%) Automated Testing
7 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (21.62%) Back Office
8 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (18.92%) Release Management
9 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
9 6 (16.22%) Data Migration
9 6 (16.22%) Data Extraction
9 6 (16.22%) Migration
9 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
10 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
10 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (13.51%) Windows
10 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
10 5 (13.51%) Data Architecture
10 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 5 (13.51%) Data Structures
11 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) assyst
2 2 (5.41%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (5.41%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.70%) Summit
3 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Visual Studio
2 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (21.62%) Back Office
2 2 (5.41%) Front Office
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) .NET Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.11%) DBA
5 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Database Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Server Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Data Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Deployment Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Support Technician
6 2 (5.41%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) SQL DBA
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.70%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (56.76%) .NET
2 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
3 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
5 3 (8.11%) Web Services
6 1 (2.70%) CSS
6 1 (2.70%) HTML
6 1 (2.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Data Extraction
2 5 (13.51%) Data Structures
3 3 (8.11%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.70%) DTV
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Statistics
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
1 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (10.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
1 9 (24.32%) Automated Testing
2 7 (18.92%) Release Management
3 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
3 6 (16.22%) Data Migration
3 6 (16.22%) Migration
4 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
4 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
4 5 (13.51%) Data Architecture
5 4 (10.81%) Scrum
5 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.11%) CRM
6 3 (8.11%) Service Management
6 3 (8.11%) Data Management
6 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) Web Accessibility
6 3 (8.11%) Analytics
7 2 (5.41%) Data Reconciliation
7 2 (5.41%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) SQL
2 14 (37.84%) T-SQL
3 11 (29.73%) C#
4 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) VB
5 1 (2.70%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) SC Cleared
1 16 (43.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) MCITP
2 4 (10.81%) MCSE
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.81%) MCP
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) HP
2 4 (10.81%) Citrix
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) SAP
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