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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 63 66 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 4 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.47% 0.86% 1.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.63% 4.04% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 7
Median daily rate £325 £331 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £398 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
SQL Server 2012
South West

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
152 198 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.80% 21.38% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 161 166
Median daily rate £350 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 £170.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -8.33%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (60.00%) SQL
4 14 (56.00%) Windows
4 14 (56.00%) Windows Server
5 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (44.00%) .NET
7 10 (40.00%) C#
8 9 (36.00%) SharePoint
8 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
9 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
10 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (28.00%) Clustering
10 7 (28.00%) Linux
10 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
10 7 (28.00%) Client/Server
10 7 (28.00%) Sun
10 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
10 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
10 7 (28.00%) DNS
10 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
10 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
10 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
10 7 (28.00%) Failover Clustering
11 6 (24.00%) Nintex
11 6 (24.00%) Kerberos
11 6 (24.00%) IIS
12 5 (20.00%) Incident Management

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (36.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (24.00%) IIS
3 5 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (12.00%) Umbraco
5 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) DNS
1 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (24.00%) Kerberos
3 3 (12.00%) Intranet
3 3 (12.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.00%) Data Mart
5 1 (4.00%) QlikView
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (12.00%) Electronics
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (12.00%) Marketing
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Build Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Server Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Business Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.00%) HTML Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SSIS Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) .NET
2 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (12.00%) CSS
4 3 (12.00%) HTML
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Client/Server
1 7 (28.00%) Clustering
1 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
1 14 (56.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (28.00%) Linux
4 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Coaching
1 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 5 (20.00%) SDLC
1 5 (20.00%) Security Hardening
2 4 (16.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (12.00%) Document Management
3 3 (12.00%) MVC
3 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (12.00%) Server Building
4 2 (8.00%) ETL
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.00%) SOA
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) SQL
2 10 (40.00%) C#
3 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (12.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) Sun
3 6 (24.00%) Nintex
4 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (12.00%) SAP
6 1 (4.00%) VMware