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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 64 49 68
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.84% 0.50% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.65% 2.31% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
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£350 £388 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +12.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.22% -12.85%
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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
192 130 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.13% 21.67% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 83 115
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £45.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%

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 20 August 2014.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Integration Services
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (20.00%) DTV
5 2 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (20.00%) Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (20.00%) Electronics
5 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (20.00%) ETL
5 2 (20.00%) SAP
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (10.00%) VBA
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (10.00%) QlikView
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
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%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Database Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Database Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) YUI
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (10.00%) MDX
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (10.00%) StructureMap
1 1 (10.00%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (10.00%) Ninject
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (10.00%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum-ban
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) ATDD
4 1 (10.00%) CQRS
4 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VBA
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle