The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 98 116 136
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 23 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.95% 0.59% 0.097%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.97% 3.37% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 1
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£350 £368 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +21.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £30.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-32.25% -11.42%
SQL Server 2012
South East

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 Berkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
330 445 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.58% 17.38% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 184 190
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 16 14
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

SQL Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SQL Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Reading +11 8 £388 +5.44% 2
Slough +5 7 £350 -
Maidenhead - 5 £280 -
Newbury - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 2
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
SQL Server 2012
South East

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 63 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (47.62%) .NET
3 30 (47.62%) C#
3 30 (47.62%) SQL
4 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
5 22 (34.92%) ASP.NET
6 20 (31.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (26.98%) MVC
7 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
8 16 (25.40%) XML
9 14 (22.22%) CSS
9 14 (22.22%) HTML
10 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (19.05%) Windows
11 12 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (15.87%) Visual Studio
12 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 10 (15.87%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (14.29%) jQuery
13 9 (14.29%) SCCM
13 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (14.29%) MS Office
14 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2000
14 8 (12.70%) Active Directory
14 8 (12.70%) WSDL
14 8 (12.70%) CRM
14 8 (12.70%) TDD
14 8 (12.70%) Dynamics CRM

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.35%) MS Exchange
1 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.17%) IIS
4 1 (1.59%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) MS Office
2 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.35%) Office 365
3 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) DHCP
1 4 (6.35%) DNS
1 4 (6.35%) Firewall
2 3 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (1.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (31.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (9.52%) MySQL
8 5 (7.94%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
11 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (1.59%) OLAP
12 1 (1.59%) MS Access
12 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.59%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.59%) Maven
2 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.59%) Ant
2 1 (1.59%) JUnit
General
1 1 (1.59%) Finance
1 1 (1.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (36.51%) Developer
2 17 (26.98%) DBA
3 13 (20.63%) .NET Developer
4 11 (17.46%) Consultant
5 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (14.29%) C# Developer
7 8 (12.70%) CRM Consultant
7 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Consultant
7 8 (12.70%) Technical Leader
7 8 (12.70%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 8 (12.70%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
8 7 (11.11%) SQL DBA
9 6 (9.52%) Support Engineer
9 6 (9.52%) MySQL DBA
10 5 (7.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (7.94%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (7.94%) Administrator
11 3 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
11 3 (4.76%) Analyst
11 3 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (47.62%) .NET
2 22 (34.92%) ASP.NET
3 16 (25.40%) XML
4 14 (22.22%) HTML
4 14 (22.22%) CSS
5 12 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 9 (14.29%) jQuery
8 8 (12.70%) WSDL
9 7 (11.11%) .NET Framework
9 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 6 (9.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (6.35%) HTML5
11 4 (6.35%) CSS3
12 3 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
12 3 (4.76%) WCF
12 3 (4.76%) Web Services
13 2 (3.17%) XSD
13 2 (3.17%) LINQ
14 1 (1.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Replication
2 3 (4.76%) Clustering
3 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.17%) Open Source
4 1 (1.59%) Social Media
4 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.05%) Windows
2 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (9.52%) Linux
3 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.94%) Windows 7
4 5 (7.94%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) MVC
2 10 (15.87%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (12.70%) TDD
3 8 (12.70%) Validation
3 8 (12.70%) CRM
4 7 (11.11%) Scrum
5 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.52%) Migration
5 6 (9.52%) Logistics
6 4 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (6.35%) Performance Management
6 4 (6.35%) Web Application Development
7 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.17%) OOP
8 2 (3.17%) OO
8 2 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.17%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (3.17%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.17%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.17%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (47.62%) C#
1 30 (47.62%) SQL
2 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.76%) C
5 2 (3.17%) C++
5 2 (3.17%) Java
5 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.17%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.59%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.35%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.35%) MCTS
5 2 (3.17%) Degree
5 2 (3.17%) MCSE
6 1 (1.59%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.70%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (6.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) SCCM
2 4 (6.35%) SCOM
3 3 (4.76%) WSUS
4 1 (1.59%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.59%) Puppet
4 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.94%) Cisco
3 3 (4.76%) HP
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle
5 1 (1.59%) JBoss
5 1 (1.59%) Citrix
5 1 (1.59%) BMC
5 1 (1.59%) NetApp
5 1 (1.59%) ESRI
5 1 (1.59%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow