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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 49 34 45
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.41% 1.09% 1.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.00% 6.67% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£413 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -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
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
50 45 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.31% 16.30% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 50
Average daily rate £350 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £185 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £333 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 £30.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+6.96% -5.51%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -2 1 £350 +16.66% 2
Luton - 1 £475 -
Leighton Buzzard - - - -
SQL Server 2012
East of England

SQL Server 2012
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) .NET

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft