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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 33 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.46% 1.25% 1.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.76% 11.76% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £413 £405 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +32.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £389 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £421 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-36.47% -

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
34 34 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.41% 10.63% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 39
Median daily rate £375 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 - 1 £325 - 1
SQL Server 2012
East of England

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (25.00%) Replication
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) XSLT
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) SOA

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 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) DBA
1 5 (62.50%) SQL DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) MVC
1 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
1 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Nintex
2 1 (12.50%) VMware