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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 57 67 51
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 13 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.46% 0.44% 0.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.19% 1.87% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 4
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£360 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-52.50% +45.45%
SQL Server 2012
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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
210 214 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.62% 23.49% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 165 88
Average daily rate £370 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +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 4 May 2015.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (71.88%) SQL
3 21 (65.63%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (59.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (53.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
7 13 (40.63%) MS Access
8 12 (37.50%) HTML
8 12 (37.50%) .NET
8 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET
8 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (34.38%) CSS
9 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
10 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
10 10 (31.25%) Scrum
10 10 (31.25%) TDD
11 9 (28.13%) VB.NET
11 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (25.00%) V-Model
12 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (25.00%) Open Source
12 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 8 (25.00%) Waterfall
12 8 (25.00%) VBA
12 8 (25.00%) Java
12 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
12 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
13 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (59.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (53.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (40.63%) MS Access
6 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (18.75%) OLAP
8 6 (18.75%) MySQL
8 6 (18.75%) OLAP Cube
9 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (15.63%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) SQL DBA
1 12 (37.50%) DBA
2 10 (31.25%) Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Administrator
5 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Programmer
6 4 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Database Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Data Administrator
8 1 (3.13%) Server Administrator
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Database Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) HTML
1 12 (37.50%) .NET
1 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 11 (34.38%) CSS
3 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.25%) Entity Framework
5 2 (6.25%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.13%) HTML5
6 1 (3.13%) MDX
6 1 (3.13%) Silverlight
6 1 (3.13%) jQuery
6 1 (3.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Open Source
2 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (31.25%) Scrum
3 10 (31.25%) TDD
4 8 (25.00%) V-Model
4 8 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (18.75%) Data Analysis
5 6 (18.75%) ETL
6 4 (12.50%) MVC
6 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.25%) OOD
8 2 (6.25%) OO
8 2 (6.25%) CRM
8 2 (6.25%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 1 (3.13%) Database Mirroring
9 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (3.13%) Kimball Methodology
9 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
9 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) VB.NET
3 8 (25.00%) VBA
3 8 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.50%) MCDBA
3 4 (12.50%) MCITP
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) Red Gate
4 1 (3.13%) Siebel