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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 7.23% 18.45% 21.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.15% 95.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 4
Average daily rate
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£333 £355 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.33% +12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £210 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £400 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +14.28%
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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
13 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 15.66% 19.42% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 9
Average daily rate £340 £360 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £330 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £31.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+10.40% +11.60%

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 5 March 2015, 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 27 (69.23%) SQL
2 24 (61.54%) .NET
3 23 (58.97%) Microsoft
4 20 (51.28%) C#
5 17 (43.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (38.46%) T-SQL
6 15 (38.46%) Visual Studio
7 10 (25.64%) Test Scripting
7 10 (25.64%) Back Office
8 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
9 7 (17.95%) Web Services
9 7 (17.95%) CRM
9 7 (17.95%) Data Integration
9 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
9 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
10 6 (15.38%) .NET Framework
11 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
11 5 (12.82%) VB.NET
11 5 (12.82%) Web Accessibility
12 4 (10.26%) Scala
12 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (10.26%) Finance
12 4 (10.26%) VB
12 4 (10.26%) Java
12 4 (10.26%) Scrum
13 3 (7.69%) Migration
13 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
13 3 (7.69%) Data Migration

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 3 (7.69%) K2 blackpearl
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP HR
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (43.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (38.46%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (25.64%) Back Office
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 11 (28.21%) Database Developer
4 9 (23.08%) DBA
5 8 (20.51%) Administrator
6 7 (17.95%) SQL DBA
7 3 (7.69%) SQL Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Data Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Data Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Server Administrator
8 2 (5.13%) SQL Server DBA
9 1 (2.56%) Data Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Developer
9 1 (2.56%) SQL Database Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Business Data Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (61.54%) .NET
2 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
3 7 (17.95%) Web Services
4 6 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Data Integration
2 3 (7.69%) Data Extraction
3 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.56%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Test Scripting
2 7 (17.95%) CRM
2 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
2 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.82%) Web Accessibility
4 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (10.26%) Scrum
5 3 (7.69%) Migration
5 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 3 (7.69%) Data Architecture
6 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.13%) Data Reconciliation
6 2 (5.13%) ITIL
6 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.13%) Data Mapping
7 1 (2.56%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.56%) Data Management
7 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) SQL
2 20 (51.28%) C#
3 15 (38.46%) T-SQL
4 5 (12.82%) VB.NET
5 4 (10.26%) Scala
5 4 (10.26%) VB
5 4 (10.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 23 (58.97%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) SAP
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
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