Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 6 months to 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 49 50
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1 -28
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 16 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.60% 0.59% 2.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.29% 3.41% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 10
Somerset median daily rate £325 £331 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.89% +4.33% -12.41%
10th Percentile £280 £266 £200
90th Percentile £550 £402 £338
South West median daily rate £359 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +6.30% +3.85% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% - -
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £25.88 £30.00
% change year-on-year +83.57% -13.75% +1.69%

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 112 88 216
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 25.17% 17.22% 29.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 63 150
Somerset median daily rate £388 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.64% +4.00% +11.94%
10th Percentile £301 £263 £281
90th Percentile £544 £485 £653
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 8
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £39.38 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.63% +31.25% +15.38%
10th Percentile £41.20 £37.88 £22.50
90th Percentile £49.13 £45.13 £38.23
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +21.21% +46.67% -31.82%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Somerset

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Somerset.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Somerset

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Somerset over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Somerset

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Somerset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Somerset

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +10 8 £325 -21.21% 5
Yeovil +10 5 - -
Clevedon - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
South West

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 12 (75.00%) SQL
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 7 (43.75%) Windows
5 7 (43.75%) Linux
5 7 (43.75%) VMware
6 6 (37.50%) Finance
6 6 (37.50%) PHP
6 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
7 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
7 5 (31.25%) DHCP
7 5 (31.25%) DNS
7 5 (31.25%) Citrix
7 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (31.25%) Intranet
7 5 (31.25%) Extranet
7 5 (31.25%) Nagios
7 5 (31.25%) MySQL
7 5 (31.25%) Migration
7 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (31.25%) Squid
7 5 (31.25%) Technical Architecture

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (31.25%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (31.25%) Office 365
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) DHCP
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
1 5 (31.25%) Extranet
1 5 (31.25%) Intranet
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (31.25%) MySQL
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (12.50%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) SharePoint Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (18.75%) SSIS Developer
4 3 (18.75%) SSRS Developer
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Business Developer
5 2 (12.50%) CRM Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) T-SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Designer
6 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Designer
6 1 (6.25%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
3 1 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) WCF
3 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) RIA
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
1 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (31.25%) CentOS
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (31.25%) Migration
1 5 (31.25%) Technical Architecture
1 5 (31.25%) Test Management
1 5 (31.25%) Web Development
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Data Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (12.50%) Process Management
3 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
3 6 (37.50%) PHP
4 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (18.75%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
2 5 (31.25%) Samba
2 5 (31.25%) Squid
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Nagios
1 5 (31.25%) Webmin
1 5 (31.25%) Xymon
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) Citrix
3 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
3 5 (31.25%) Veeam
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) SAP