The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 16 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.49% 4.62% 6.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.25% 16.67% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-33.07% -7.14%
SQL Server 2012
Bedfordshire

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 Bedford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
16 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 23.88% 27.69% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 8
Average daily rate £325 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £146 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £300 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Bedford region.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

SQL Server 2012
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (50.00%) DBA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft