The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 68 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.33% 0.32% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.46% 1.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% -
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
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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 Bristol region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
205 132 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 22.23% 21.32% 23.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 85 126
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 £30.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+6.96% -5.51%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Marketing
6 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (20.00%) Electronics
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) ETL
6 2 (20.00%) DTV
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) SAP
6 2 (20.00%) High Availability
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
7 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (10.00%) QlikView
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (10.00%) MSTest
2 1 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (10.00%) Moq
2 1 (10.00%) xUnit.net
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Database Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Database Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) MDX
2 1 (10.00%) YUI
2 1 (10.00%) Spring.NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (10.00%) StructureMap
2 1 (10.00%) Castle Windsor
2 1 (10.00%) Ninject
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
1 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) ATDD
3 1 (10.00%) CQRS
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) VBA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle