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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 70 63 45
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 6 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.66% 0.76% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.65% 2.96% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate
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£305 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £350 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £400 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £306
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +27.27%
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
226 203 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.00% 25.66% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 152 77
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £302 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £170.00 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+794.73% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (78.95%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (63.16%) SQL
4 10 (52.63%) .NET
5 9 (47.37%) MS Access
5 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
7 7 (36.84%) CSS
7 7 (36.84%) HTML
7 7 (36.84%) Scrum
7 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (36.84%) TDD
7 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
7 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
8 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
8 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
9 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
9 5 (26.32%) Java
9 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
9 5 (26.32%) VBA
9 5 (26.32%) Data Analysis
9 5 (26.32%) V-Model
9 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (26.32%) Open Source
9 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
9 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (26.32%) Office Automation

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (47.37%) MS Access
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (5.26%) SSDT
7 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
1 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) DBA
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Developer
3 4 (21.05%) SQL DBA
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
3 7 (36.84%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) HTML
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.53%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.26%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.26%) DTV
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) TDD
2 7 (36.84%) Scrum
3 5 (26.32%) V-Model
3 5 (26.32%) Open Source
3 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
3 5 (26.32%) Data Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) Office Automation
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
5 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 2 (10.53%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) OOD
5 2 (10.53%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 1 (5.26%) ETL
6 1 (5.26%) Validation
6 1 (5.26%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
2 5 (26.32%) VBA
2 5 (26.32%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) C++
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
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