Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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 (MS SQL)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 9 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 54 60 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 10.59% 12.90% 20.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.21% 65.22% 66.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 61 114
Somerset median daily rate £375 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £175 £256 £263
90th Percentile £503 £463 £400
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.75 £43.00
% change year-on-year +21.48% -21.51% +79.17%

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 112 92 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 21.96% 19.78% 30.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 77 154
Somerset median daily rate £373 £365 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.05% +1.74% +13.89%
10th Percentile £234 £270 £264
90th Percentile £586 £468 £438
South West median daily rate £400 £369 £375
% change year-on-year +8.47% -1.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £12.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +280.00% -58.33% -19.62%
10th Percentile £30.33 £11.40 £20.15
90th Percentile £48.75 £16.75 £43.43
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +29.63% -20.59% +15.25%

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 21 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Somerset over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 November 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 +5 32 £375 +15.38% 11
Taunton -5 12 £350 -
Yeovil +6 3 - -
Clevedon - 1 £475 - 1
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 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.

1 29 (53.70%) SQL
2 27 (50.00%) .NET
3 22 (40.74%) C#
4 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (37.04%) ASP.NET
6 16 (29.63%) MVC
7 13 (24.07%) Scrum
8 12 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 9 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (16.67%) Migration
10 8 (14.81%) VMware
10 8 (14.81%) Web Development
10 8 (14.81%) Windows
10 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
10 8 (14.81%) Citrix
10 8 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
11 7 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (12.96%) ETL
11 7 (12.96%) T-SQL
12 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
12 6 (11.11%) Test Automation
12 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
13 5 (9.26%) DevOps

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 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.85%) CMS
4 1 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.85%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.41%) Office 365
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.85%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) DNS
2 3 (5.56%) DHCP
2 3 (5.56%) Extranet
2 3 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.41%) Power BI
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (5.56%) MySQL
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.85%) QlikView
7 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.85%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.85%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.85%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (9.26%) Bitbucket
3 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.26%) JIRA
3 5 (9.26%) ScriptRunner
3 5 (9.26%) Subversion
4 1 (1.85%) NUnit
4 1 (1.85%) webpack
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Electronics
2 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.70%) Marketing
2 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) French Language
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (25.93%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 6 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (11.11%) DBA
4 6 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 6 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (7.41%) Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 4 (7.41%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (7.41%) JIRA Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Service Desk Support
7 3 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) JIRA Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) SharePoint Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (50.00%) .NET
2 20 (37.04%) ASP.NET
3 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (9.26%) HTML
4 5 (9.26%) WCF
5 4 (7.41%) AngularJS
5 4 (7.41%) CSS
6 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (5.56%) WPF
7 2 (3.70%) .NET Core
7 2 (3.70%) Ajax
7 2 (3.70%) Angular 2
7 2 (3.70%) HTML5
7 2 (3.70%) jQuery
8 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.85%) CSS3
8 1 (1.85%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.85%) Ext JS
8 1 (1.85%) React
8 1 (1.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
1 4 (7.41%) Social Media
2 3 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.56%) RIA
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Clustering
3 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.70%) Replication
4 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) CentOS
2 3 (5.56%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.70%) VMS
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.63%) MVC
3 13 (24.07%) Scrum
4 9 (16.67%) Migration
5 8 (14.81%) Web Development
6 7 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (12.96%) ETL
7 6 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 5 (9.26%) DevOps
8 5 (9.26%) Kanban
8 5 (9.26%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
8 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.41%) Database Security
9 4 (7.41%) ITIL
9 4 (7.41%) ITSM
9 4 (7.41%) Kimball Methodology
9 4 (7.41%) Project Management
9 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
9 4 (7.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 29 (53.70%) SQL
2 22 (40.74%) C#
3 7 (12.96%) T-SQL
4 5 (9.26%) Groovy
4 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.26%) Python
5 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.56%) PHP
7 2 (3.70%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.70%) VBA
8 1 (1.85%) ABAP
8 1 (1.85%) ES6
8 1 (1.85%) Java
8 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.56%) Samba
3 3 (5.56%) Squid
4 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Nagios
1 3 (5.56%) Webmin
1 3 (5.56%) Xymon
2 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.81%) Citrix
2 8 (14.81%) VMware
3 5 (9.26%) Atlassian
4 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.56%) SAP
4 3 (5.56%) Veeam
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle
6 1 (1.85%) HP
6 1 (1.85%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.85%) Sybase