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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 11 29 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 12.09% 13.88% 12.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 68.75% 82.86% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 5
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£325 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £309 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £375 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -8.00%
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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
16 35 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 17.58% 16.75% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 29 6
Average daily rate £350 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £375 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 7 July 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 17 (73.91%) SQL
2 16 (69.57%) .NET
3 14 (60.87%) C#
3 14 (60.87%) Unit Testing
4 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
5 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (47.83%) Scrum
5 11 (47.83%) Back Office
5 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
6 8 (34.78%) Oracle
7 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
7 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
8 6 (26.09%) K2 blackpearl
8 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
9 5 (21.74%) MVC
10 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
10 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
10 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
10 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
10 4 (17.39%) Entity Framework
10 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
10 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (13.04%) DevOps
11 3 (13.04%) Database Security
11 3 (13.04%) SLA
11 3 (13.04%) Windows
11 3 (13.04%) Citrix

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 6 (26.09%) K2 blackpearl
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) NServiceBus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (47.83%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 14 (60.87%) .NET Developer
3 8 (34.78%) SQL Developer
4 4 (17.39%) SQL DBA
4 4 (17.39%) DBA
5 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) WPF Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) .NET
2 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
3 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
4 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (17.39%) Entity Framework
6 3 (13.04%) WPF
7 2 (8.70%) WF
7 2 (8.70%) HTML
8 1 (4.35%) REST
8 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (4.35%) SOAP
8 1 (4.35%) Web Services
8 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Unit Testing
2 11 (47.83%) Scrum
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) MVC
4 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Database Security
5 3 (13.04%) DevOps
5 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.70%) BDD
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) UML
7 1 (4.35%) SOA
7 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.35%) Code Coverage
7 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.35%) Workflow
7 1 (4.35%) Refactoring
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) SQL
2 14 (60.87%) C#
3 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
4 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.70%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) ESRI
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
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