Period
to 20 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 20 June 2019 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 (MS SQL)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 13 14
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 27 41 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.92% 9.05% 12.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.40% 36.61% 43.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 32 33
Somerset median daily rate £394 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.51% +4.64% -12.50%
10th Percentile £268 £200 £285
90th Percentile £548 £424 £515
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Somerset median hourly rate - - £45.25
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.59% -14.12% +47.83%

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 86 112 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 22.05% 24.72% 28.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 84 81
Somerset median daily rate £473 £406 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.31% +5.52% -3.75%
10th Percentile £285 £294 £303
90th Percentile £733 £539 £538
South West median daily rate £450 £416 £375
% change year-on-year +8.11% +11.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 10
Somerset median hourly rate £22.75 £22.50 £45.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.11% -50.28% +14.92%
10th Percentile £10.00 £22.25 £37.45
90th Percentile £40.24 £22.75 £48.88
South West median hourly rate £28.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -23.29% -8.75% +20.30%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Somerset

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Somerset

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Somerset over the 6 months to 20 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Somerset

SQL Server
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 in Somerset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Somerset

SQL Server
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 within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 20 June 2019. 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 -7 15 £394 +5.00% 5
Taunton +5 3 £313 -16.67%
Portishead - 3 £130 -
Street -2 1 £572 +128.80% 1
Glastonbury - 1 £413 -
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 16 (59.26%) SQL
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
5 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (25.93%) .NET
6 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (25.93%) Power BI
6 7 (25.93%) Power Platform
7 6 (22.22%) HTML
7 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (18.52%) CSS
9 4 (14.81%) C#
9 4 (14.81%) IIS
9 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
9 4 (14.81%) Oracle
9 4 (14.81%) Windows
9 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
9 4 (14.81%) Retail
9 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
9 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
10 3 (11.11%) .NET Core
10 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
10 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 3 (11.11%) WSUS
10 3 (11.11%) VMware

SQL Server
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 4 (14.81%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) Drupal
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Kentico
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (25.93%) Power Platform
2 2 (7.41%) Azure Data Factory
2 2 (7.41%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.70%) Office 365
3 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) DNS
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (25.93%) Power BI
4 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (7.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.41%) DB2
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (3.70%) BigQuery
6 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.70%) Data Lake
6 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.70%) Logi Info
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (3.70%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Azure Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Business Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) DBA
4 2 (7.41%) PHP Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Power BI Developer
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (7.41%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Support Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) HTML
3 5 (18.52%) CSS
4 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Core
6 2 (7.41%) Angular 2
6 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.41%) Laravel
6 2 (7.41%) Node.js
6 2 (7.41%) Vue.js
6 2 (7.41%) XML
7 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.70%) HTML5
7 1 (3.70%) Middleware
7 1 (3.70%) SOAP
7 1 (3.70%) Web Services
7 1 (3.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.70%) BYOD
1 1 (3.70%) Clustering
1 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) AIX
2 2 (7.41%) Solaris
2 2 (7.41%) Unix
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) ETL
3 3 (11.11%) MVC
3 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps
4 2 (7.41%) Fintech
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 1 (3.70%) Data Management
5 1 (3.70%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) Kanban
5 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.70%) Use Case
5 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
3 4 (14.81%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (7.41%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.70%) VB
5 1 (3.70%) VBA
5 1 (3.70%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) WSUS
2 2 (7.41%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.70%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) Logi
5 1 (3.70%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (3.70%) Apple
5 1 (3.70%) Aruba
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) ESET
5 1 (3.70%) Forcepoint
5 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.70%) Google
5 1 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Veeam