The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 83 79 82
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 10 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.62% 0.97% 0.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.84% 4.91% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 8
Average daily rate
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£356 £363 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +40.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £268 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £513 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.52 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+1.48% +27.27%
SQL Server 2012
England

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 East Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
352 285 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.96% 19.67% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 138 155
Average daily rate £350 £343 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £265 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 26 14
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £52.85
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 the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the East Midlands region.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the East Midlands region.

SQL Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -6 4 £375 - 4
Northamptonshire -3 3 £413 -
Leicestershire 0 2 £263 -58.00% 5
Lincolnshire +1 1 £175 -50.00%
SQL Server 2012
England

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (65.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (48.94%) SQL
4 21 (44.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (36.17%) C#
6 15 (31.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
7 13 (27.66%) .NET
7 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET
8 10 (21.28%) Windows
8 10 (21.28%) T-SQL
8 10 (21.28%) ETL
9 9 (19.15%) HTML
9 9 (19.15%) CSS
9 9 (19.15%) MVC
9 9 (19.15%) Finance
9 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (17.02%) WinForms
10 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
10 8 (17.02%) VB.NET
10 8 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
11 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (14.89%) Migration
11 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework
11 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (12.77%) WCF
12 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
12 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
13 5 (10.64%) Firewall

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
1 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.51%) Apache Pig
2 4 (8.51%) Lync
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.13%) SAS
4 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Firewall
2 4 (8.51%) Wireless
2 4 (8.51%) Intranet
2 4 (8.51%) Internet
2 4 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (6.38%) DHCP
3 3 (6.38%) DNS
4 2 (4.26%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.13%) PBX
5 1 (2.13%) IPv4
5 1 (2.13%) SAN
5 1 (2.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (65.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (44.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (31.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (8.51%) Big Data
7 4 (8.51%) Hadoop
7 4 (8.51%) Apache Hive
7 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
7 4 (8.51%) DTS
7 4 (8.51%) Data Mining
7 4 (8.51%) OLAP
8 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Developer
2 16 (34.04%) DBA
3 13 (27.66%) SQL DBA
4 9 (19.15%) .NET Developer
5 6 (12.77%) C# Developer
5 6 (12.77%) SQL Server DBA
5 6 (12.77%) Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (10.64%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Architect
8 3 (6.38%) Applications Support
8 3 (6.38%) Applications Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Database Developer
8 3 (6.38%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Administrator
9 2 (4.26%) Server Administrator
9 2 (4.26%) Deployment Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) .NET
1 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET
2 9 (19.15%) CSS
2 9 (19.15%) HTML
3 8 (17.02%) WinForms
4 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework
5 6 (12.77%) WCF
6 5 (10.64%) WPF
7 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (6.38%) jQuery
8 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (6.38%) Entity Framework
8 3 (6.38%) XML
9 2 (4.26%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (2.13%) LINQ
10 1 (2.13%) Ajax
10 1 (2.13%) Web Services
10 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) HP Storage
1 4 (8.51%) HP StoreVirtual
2 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.26%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) EPoS
4 1 (2.13%) Replication
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.13%) UNIX
6 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) ETL
2 9 (19.15%) MVC
3 8 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (14.89%) Migration
5 5 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (10.64%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.51%) ITIL
6 4 (8.51%) CRM
6 4 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.26%) Data Governance
8 2 (4.26%) UML
8 2 (4.26%) Database Mirroring
9 1 (2.13%) API Development
9 1 (2.13%) Data Security
9 1 (2.13%) Scrum
9 1 (2.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) SQL
2 17 (36.17%) C#
3 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
4 10 (21.28%) T-SQL
5 8 (17.02%) VB.NET
6 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.38%) Perl
8 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
2 4 (8.51%) HDFS
3 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) HP
2 4 (8.51%) Altiris
2 4 (8.51%) Cisco
2 4 (8.51%) Riverbed
2 4 (8.51%) Exinda
2 4 (8.51%) Cloudera
3 2 (4.26%) LANDesk
3 2 (4.26%) Sun
4 1 (2.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) Telerik
4 1 (2.13%) DataFlux