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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 55 63 55
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 20 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.20% 1.13% 0.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.13% 4.41% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 4
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£360 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £35.50 -
% change year-on-year
-53.52% -
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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
246 227 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 27.09% 25.74% 27.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 171 106
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £50.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +124.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%

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 1 April 2015.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (73.33%) SQL
3 20 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
7 13 (43.33%) MS Access
7 13 (43.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (36.67%) HTML
8 11 (36.67%) .NET
8 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
8 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
9 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
9 10 (33.33%) CSS
10 9 (30.00%) VB.NET
10 9 (30.00%) TDD
10 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (30.00%) Scrum
11 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
11 8 (26.67%) VBA
11 8 (26.67%) Java
11 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
11 8 (26.67%) Waterfall
11 8 (26.67%) V-Model
11 8 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (26.67%) Open Source
11 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (43.33%) MS Access
4 13 (43.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (20.00%) OLAP
7 6 (20.00%) MySQL
7 6 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
8 5 (16.67%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
1 8 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) SQL DBA
1 12 (40.00%) DBA
2 9 (30.00%) Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Analyst
4 7 (23.33%) Administrator
5 5 (16.67%) Programmer
6 4 (13.33%) .NET Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (13.33%) SQL Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
9 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Analyst Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Database Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) SQL Database Developer
9 1 (3.33%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Data Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) HTML
1 11 (36.67%) .NET
1 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
2 10 (33.33%) CSS
3 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.33%) MDX
5 1 (3.33%) Silverlight
5 1 (3.33%) jQuery
5 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.33%) HTML5
5 1 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.33%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Open Source
2 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) TDD
3 9 (30.00%) Scrum
4 8 (26.67%) Waterfall
4 8 (26.67%) V-Model
5 6 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 6 (20.00%) ETL
6 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) MVC
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.67%) CRM
9 1 (3.33%) Kimball Methodology
9 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (3.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 1 (3.33%) Database Mirroring
9 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
9 1 (3.33%) OOD
9 1 (3.33%) OO
9 1 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) VB.NET
3 8 (26.67%) VBA
3 8 (26.67%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (13.33%) MCDBA
3 4 (13.33%) MCITP
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) Red Gate
4 1 (3.33%) Siebel
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