The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 30 28 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 3 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.05% 3.07% 1.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.56% 20.93% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 4
Median daily rate £218 £338 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £296 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £425 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £12.30 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+204.87% -67.20%
SQL Server 2012
East of England

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 Bedfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
54 43 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.88% 14.68% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 25
Median daily rate £388 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -22.90%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

SQL Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Bedfordshire region.

SQL Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -2 2 £325 -3.70%
SQL Server 2012
East of England

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (33.33%) ETL
5 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) Replication
5 2 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
6 1 (16.67%) Power BI
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) XenApp
6 1 (16.67%) XenServer
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (16.67%) High Availability
6 1 (16.67%) Active Directory

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (16.67%) Power BI
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
1 4 (66.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) VMware