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 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 111 115 111
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 16 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.61% 0.49% 0.093%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.46% 2.64% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 0
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£356 £385 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +3.63%
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
359 493 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.70% 18.74% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 261 149
Average daily rate £368 £385 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +11.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 6
Average hourly rate £39.50 £19.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.89% -25.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £16.74 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £26.60 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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 +10 7 £338 -12.33% 4
Newbury +1 2 £323 -12.83%
Maidenhead - 2 £450 - 2
Bracknell - - - -
Slough - - - - 1
Thatcham - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
SQL Server 2012
South East

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (65.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (43.75%) .NET
3 14 (43.75%) SQL
3 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 13 (40.63%) C#
5 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
7 8 (25.00%) CSS
7 8 (25.00%) XML
7 8 (25.00%) Windows
7 8 (25.00%) HTML
7 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 8 (25.00%) MVC
7 8 (25.00%) jQuery
8 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (21.88%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
9 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (18.75%) Migration
9 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 5 (15.63%) WCF
10 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
10 5 (15.63%) SCCM
10 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
11 4 (12.50%) CRM

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (21.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (12.50%) CMS
5 2 (6.25%) IIS
5 2 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (6.25%) Sitefinity
5 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) DHCP
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (65.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (3.13%) MySQL
7 1 (3.13%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) DBA
3 6 (18.75%) SQL DBA
4 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.38%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
7 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) .NET
2 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 8 (25.00%) CSS
3 8 (25.00%) XML
3 8 (25.00%) HTML
3 8 (25.00%) jQuery
4 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 5 (15.63%) WCF
6 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
6 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.25%) XSLT
7 2 (6.25%) Web Services
7 2 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (6.25%) Castle Windsor
7 2 (6.25%) REST
7 2 (6.25%) CSS3
7 2 (6.25%) MDX
7 2 (6.25%) WPF
7 2 (6.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Clustering
1 3 (9.38%) Replication
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.13%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) MVC
2 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) Migration
4 4 (12.50%) CRM
4 4 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 4 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.38%) TDD
5 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.25%) Time Management
6 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.25%) BDD
6 2 (6.25%) Web Development
6 2 (6.25%) Content Management
7 1 (3.13%) Database Security
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.13%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (3.13%) Logistics
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) C#
3 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) MCTS
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
2 4 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Sitecore
2 2 (6.25%) Telerik
3 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.13%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) BMC