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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 20 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 14.60% 25.00% 32.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 80.00% 92.86% 82.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 6
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£350 £328 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -4.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £226 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £350 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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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
25 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 18.25% 26.92% 39.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 10
Average daily rate £363 £339 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.79% -5.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £287 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £360 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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
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 19 September 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 42 (72.41%) Security Cleared
2 40 (68.97%) SC Cleared
2 40 (68.97%) SQL
3 28 (48.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (43.10%) Oracle
5 23 (39.66%) T-SQL
6 22 (37.93%) SLA
7 21 (36.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 20 (34.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (32.76%) .NET
10 18 (31.03%) Oracle Database
11 16 (27.59%) Oracle Database 10g
11 16 (27.59%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (24.14%) Data Guard
12 14 (24.14%) Oracle RMAN
12 14 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (22.41%) C#
14 12 (20.69%) Unit Testing
14 12 (20.69%) Back Office
15 11 (18.97%) Scrum
16 10 (17.24%) Clustering
16 10 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 9 (15.52%) Automated Testing
17 9 (15.52%) Migration
17 9 (15.52%) Windows
18 8 (13.79%) ITIL
18 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
19 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 7 (12.07%) Risk Analysis
19 7 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (8.62%) SharePoint Server
1 5 (8.62%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (8.62%) IIS
1 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
1 5 (8.62%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (5.17%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) assyst
2 2 (3.45%) Summit
3 1 (1.72%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.72%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Firewall
2 4 (6.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (48.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 21 (36.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 20 (34.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (31.03%) Oracle Database
5 16 (27.59%) Oracle Database 10g
5 16 (27.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.72%) DTS
9 1 (1.72%) Ingres
9 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.34%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 12 (20.69%) Back Office
2 2 (3.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) DBA
2 21 (36.21%) SQL DBA
3 14 (24.14%) Developer
4 13 (22.41%) .NET Developer
5 10 (17.24%) Administrator
6 6 (10.34%) SQL Developer
6 6 (10.34%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (8.62%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (8.62%) SharePoint Administrator
7 5 (8.62%) Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Data Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.45%) Support Technician
9 2 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Server Specialist
9 2 (3.45%) Deployment Specialist
9 2 (3.45%) C# Developer
10 1 (1.72%) Senior Data Analyst
10 1 (1.72%) Data Manager
10 1 (1.72%) Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.76%) .NET
2 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET
3 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (6.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (6.90%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.17%) WCF
5 3 (5.17%) WPF
5 3 (5.17%) WF
5 3 (5.17%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 3 (5.17%) Task Parallel Library
6 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (3.45%) HTML
6 2 (3.45%) CSS
6 2 (3.45%) jQuery
6 2 (3.45%) LINQ
7 1 (1.72%) XML
7 1 (1.72%) LINQ to SQL
7 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Clustering
2 5 (8.62%) Statistics
2 5 (8.62%) Data Extraction
3 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.72%) User Experience
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.90%) UNIX
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (20.69%) Unit Testing
3 11 (18.97%) Scrum
4 9 (15.52%) Automated Testing
4 9 (15.52%) Migration
5 8 (13.79%) ITIL
5 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.07%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (10.34%) Release Management
8 5 (8.62%) Incident Management
8 5 (8.62%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (6.90%) SOA
9 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.90%) Data Migration
9 4 (6.90%) TDD
10 3 (5.17%) Data Management
10 3 (5.17%) Business Analysis
10 3 (5.17%) Data Architecture
10 3 (5.17%) Service Management
10 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 40 (68.97%) SQL
2 23 (39.66%) T-SQL
3 13 (22.41%) C#
4 5 (8.62%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.17%) C++
7 1 (1.72%) VB6
7 1 (1.72%) VB
7 1 (1.72%) VBA
7 1 (1.72%) R
Qualifications
1 42 (72.41%) Security Cleared
2 40 (68.97%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.90%) MCSE
3 4 (6.90%) MCP
3 4 (6.90%) MCITP
4 3 (5.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (37.93%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) ISO 14001
2 2 (3.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (24.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (8.62%) ISA Server
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (24.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 25 (43.10%) Oracle
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.62%) Barracuda Networks
4 4 (6.90%) HP
4 4 (6.90%) Citrix
5 1 (1.72%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) Business Objects
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