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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 66 55 64
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 11 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.19% 1.02% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.93% 4.22% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 1
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£350 £289 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -14.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +4.54%
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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
223 166 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 24.13% 24.16% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 125 137
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £255 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £30.90 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.72% -38.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.90 £45.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.18 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 17 December 2014.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (42.86%) ETL
5 6 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (42.86%) .NET
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
7 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 4 (28.57%) MS Access
7 4 (28.57%) OLAP
7 4 (28.57%) MySQL
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle
7 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
7 4 (28.57%) HTML
7 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (28.57%) TDD
7 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
7 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 4 (28.57%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
8 3 (21.43%) Scrum
8 3 (21.43%) Open Source
8 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (28.57%) MS Access
5 4 (28.57%) OLAP
5 4 (28.57%) MySQL
5 4 (28.57%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (7.14%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) DBA
2 4 (28.57%) SQL DBA
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst Programmer
3 3 (21.43%) Programmer
3 3 (21.43%) Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
5 2 (14.29%) MDX
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (42.86%) ETL
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) V-Model
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) High Availability
6 1 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 3 (21.43%) VBA
4 2 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) MCDBA
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (14.29%) MCITP
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Red Gate
4 1 (7.14%) Siebel
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