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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 99 97 109
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 20 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.78% 1.08% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.31% 7.58% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 2
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£319 £350 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% +6.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £282 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.52 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+1.48% +27.27%
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
377 356 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.69% 14.23% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 178 163
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 16
Average hourly rate £21.00 £187.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.80% +514.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £187.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £187.50 £30.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 £319 -8.92% 1
Reading -5 3 £350 -10.82% 4
Maidenhead -3 1 £168 -38.81%
Bracknell - 1 - - 1
SQL Server 2012
South East

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (51.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (46.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 18 (46.15%) SQL
5 17 (43.59%) .NET
6 15 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (35.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 12 (30.77%) ETL
9 12 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (30.77%) Windows
10 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (23.08%) Kimball Methodology
11 8 (20.51%) T-SQL
11 8 (20.51%) C#
11 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (20.51%) VMware
12 7 (17.95%) Data Integration
12 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
13 6 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (12.82%) vSphere
14 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (12.82%) SCCM
14 5 (12.82%) Linux

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.26%) Lync
4 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.56%) CMS
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) DHCP
1 4 (10.26%) VPN
1 4 (10.26%) DNS
1 4 (10.26%) SAN
1 4 (10.26%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) VLAN
2 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (7.69%) Intranet
2 3 (7.69%) SNMP
2 3 (7.69%) LAN
2 3 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (51.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (46.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (35.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (5.13%) MS Access
8 2 (5.13%) Star Schema
8 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (2.56%) Data Mart
9 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Report Writer
3 5 (12.82%) SQL DBA
3 5 (12.82%) DBA
4 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.26%) C# Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Business Developer
6 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.56%) WPF Developer
7 1 (2.56%) C# Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Wintel Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) .NET
2 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
3 4 (10.26%) MDX
4 3 (7.69%) jQuery
4 3 (7.69%) CSS
5 2 (5.13%) Web Services
5 2 (5.13%) WinForms
5 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.13%) WCF
5 2 (5.13%) WPF
5 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (5.13%) HTML
6 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.56%) LINQ
6 1 (2.56%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (2.56%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Data Integration
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) Statistics
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.56%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (12.82%) Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (30.77%) ETL
3 9 (23.08%) Kimball Methodology
4 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.69%) SDLC
6 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.69%) Change Management
6 3 (7.69%) MVC
6 3 (7.69%) Migration
7 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.13%) ETL Development
7 2 (5.13%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (5.13%) Physical Data Model
7 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.56%) Data Cleansing
8 1 (2.56%) Network Management
8 1 (2.56%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) SQL
2 8 (20.51%) T-SQL
2 8 (20.51%) C#
3 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (5.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.69%) MCSE
2 3 (7.69%) MCSA
3 1 (2.56%) MCTS
3 1 (2.56%) MCITP
3 1 (2.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.82%) vSphere
3 4 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (10.26%) XenDesktop
4 3 (7.69%) Samba
4 3 (7.69%) XenApp
5 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.56%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) VMware
3 4 (10.26%) Brocade
3 4 (10.26%) ProCurve
3 4 (10.26%) HP
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) 3PAR
4 3 (7.69%) SolarWinds
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.56%) Capita