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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 103 78 119
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +41
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 20 39 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.79% 1.54% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.87% 9.15% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 0
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£375 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £46.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-58.91% +68.18%
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
341 426 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.44% 16.83% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 228 164
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 19
Average hourly rate £32.50 £13.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.74% -60.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Slough +2 4 £413 +7.14% 1
Maidenhead +3 2 £271 -32.18%
Bracknell 0 1 - -
Reading -4 1 £290 -9.01% 1
SQL Server 2012
South East

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (52.50%) .NET
3 20 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (45.00%) SQL
5 17 (42.50%) Windows
6 15 (37.50%) C#
7 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET
7 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
9 10 (25.00%) T-SQL
9 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (22.50%) CSS
10 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (20.00%) jQuery
11 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
12 7 (17.50%) HTML
12 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (17.50%) VMware
12 7 (17.50%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (15.00%) MVC
13 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
13 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
13 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (17.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (12.50%) CMS
4 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (10.00%) Lync
6 3 (7.50%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (7.50%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (5.00%) Sitefinity
7 2 (5.00%) IIS
8 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Firewall
1 4 (10.00%) SAN
1 4 (10.00%) DHCP
1 4 (10.00%) VPN
1 4 (10.00%) DNS
2 3 (7.50%) SNMP
2 3 (7.50%) Intranet
2 3 (7.50%) LAN
2 3 (7.50%) WAN
2 3 (7.50%) VLAN
2 3 (7.50%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (7.50%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (2.50%) OLAP
9 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (2.50%) MS Access
9 1 (2.50%) QlikView
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Developer
2 6 (15.00%) Consultant
3 4 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (7.50%) DBA
4 3 (7.50%) Architect
4 3 (7.50%) SQL DBA
4 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Report Writer
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (5.00%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (52.50%) .NET
2 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (22.50%) CSS
4 8 (20.00%) jQuery
5 7 (17.50%) HTML
6 5 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 5 (12.50%) WCF
7 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (10.00%) WPF
7 4 (10.00%) Web Services
7 4 (10.00%) XML
8 3 (7.50%) Ajax
8 3 (7.50%) MDX
9 2 (5.00%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (5.00%) CSS3
9 2 (5.00%) Entity Framework
9 2 (5.00%) HTML5
9 2 (5.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Clustering
1 3 (7.50%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.50%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (15.00%) MVC
2 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.50%) ETL
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.50%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (5.00%) Time Management
5 2 (5.00%) Web Development
5 2 (5.00%) Content Management
5 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.00%) Change Management
5 2 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (2.50%) Service Management
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL
6 1 (2.50%) SOA
6 1 (2.50%) OO
6 1 (2.50%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) SQL
2 15 (37.50%) C#
3 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
4 10 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.50%) MCSE
2 3 (7.50%) MCSA
3 1 (2.50%) MCP
3 1 (2.50%) MCITP
3 1 (2.50%) MCTS
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) vSphere
3 4 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (7.50%) Samba
4 3 (7.50%) XenApp
5 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.50%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) VMware
3 4 (10.00%) 3PAR
3 4 (10.00%) ProCurve
3 4 (10.00%) Brocade
3 4 (10.00%) HP
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle
4 3 (7.50%) Sitecore
4 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
5 2 (5.00%) Telerik
6 1 (2.50%) Capita