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 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 102 117 140
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +23
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 21 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.86% 0.54% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.42% 2.90% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 2
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£350 £325 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -19.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £230 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £480
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
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
327 482 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.33% 18.68% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 224 181
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £230 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 10
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.85%
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 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 19 September 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 19 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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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 +16 7 £400 +23.07% 2
Slough -4 6 £350 - 3
Maidenhead - 4 £303 -
Bracknell - 1 £425 -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
SQL Server 2012
South East

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 54 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (62.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (46.30%) .NET
3 25 (46.30%) C#
3 25 (46.30%) SQL
4 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
5 20 (37.04%) ASP.NET
6 18 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (29.63%) XML
8 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
9 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (22.22%) MVC
11 11 (20.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (20.37%) HTML
11 11 (20.37%) CSS
11 11 (20.37%) Windows
12 10 (18.52%) Visual Studio
12 10 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (16.67%) MS Office
14 8 (14.81%) CRM
14 8 (14.81%) WSDL
14 8 (14.81%) TDD
14 8 (14.81%) Validation
14 8 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM
14 8 (14.81%) SCCM
14 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 8 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
15 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (7.41%) SharePoint
1 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
1 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.85%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Office
2 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.41%) Office 365
2 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) DNS
1 4 (7.41%) DHCP
1 4 (7.41%) Firewall
2 3 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (62.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (20.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (11.11%) MySQL
7 5 (9.26%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
9 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.85%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.85%) MS Access
11 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (1.85%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.85%) Maven
2 1 (1.85%) Ant
2 1 (1.85%) JUnit
General
1 1 (1.85%) Military
1 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Developer
2 15 (27.78%) DBA
3 11 (20.37%) .NET Developer
3 11 (20.37%) Consultant
4 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Consultant
4 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (14.81%) CRM Consultant
4 8 (14.81%) Technical Leader
4 8 (14.81%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 8 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 7 (12.96%) SQL DBA
6 6 (11.11%) MySQL DBA
7 5 (9.26%) Support Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) C# Developer
8 4 (7.41%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Administrator
9 3 (5.56%) Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (46.30%) .NET
2 20 (37.04%) ASP.NET
3 16 (29.63%) XML
4 11 (20.37%) HTML
4 11 (20.37%) CSS
5 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (14.81%) WSDL
6 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 6 (11.11%) jQuery
8 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework
10 3 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (5.56%) Razor View Engine
10 3 (5.56%) WCF
10 3 (5.56%) Web Services
11 2 (3.70%) XSD
11 2 (3.70%) LINQ
12 1 (1.85%) REST
12 1 (1.85%) CSS3
12 1 (1.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Clustering
1 3 (5.56%) Replication
2 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.70%) Open Source
3 1 (1.85%) Social Media
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (11.11%) Linux
4 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.26%) Windows 8
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.22%) MVC
3 8 (14.81%) CRM
3 8 (14.81%) TDD
3 8 (14.81%) Validation
3 8 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (12.96%) Migration
4 7 (12.96%) Scrum
5 6 (11.11%) Logistics
6 4 (7.41%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.70%) OOP
8 2 (3.70%) OO
8 2 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.70%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.70%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (3.70%) BDD
9 1 (1.85%) Network Management
9 1 (1.85%) Web Application Development
9 1 (1.85%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) C#
1 25 (46.30%) SQL
2 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.70%) C
4 2 (3.70%) Java
4 2 (3.70%) C++
4 2 (3.70%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.85%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) MCTS
3 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.56%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) MCSE
5 2 (3.70%) Degree
6 1 (1.85%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) SCCM
2 4 (7.41%) SCOM
3 3 (5.56%) WSUS
4 1 (1.85%) Puppet
4 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) HP
2 4 (7.41%) Cisco
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.85%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.85%) ESRI
4 1 (1.85%) BMC
4 1 (1.85%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.85%) JBoss