The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 112 102 138
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +36
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 35 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.16% 0.93% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.97% 4.21% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 2
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£350 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -
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 of England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
704 523 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.23% 22.08% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 280 347
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 38
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.25 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.17% +27.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.12 £16.43 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.69 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
Hertfordshire -12 13 £313 - 6
Essex -11 8 £375 -1.31% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 6 £375 +30.43% 4
Norfolk -18 3 £213 -29.16% 1
Suffolk - 3 £550 -
Bedfordshire -15 2 £413 +37.50% 2
SQL Server 2012
England

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 64 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (76.56%) SQL
3 33 (51.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 28 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (42.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (35.94%) T-SQL
7 19 (29.69%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (26.56%) .NET
8 17 (26.56%) Finance
9 16 (25.00%) Windows
10 15 (23.44%) C#
11 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
11 13 (20.31%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (17.19%) Dimensional Modelling
13 10 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (14.06%) TDD
14 9 (14.06%) Unit Testing
15 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (12.50%) Active Directory
15 8 (12.50%) MS Exchange
16 7 (10.94%) Data Modelling
16 7 (10.94%) MySQL
16 7 (10.94%) Oracle
16 7 (10.94%) Sybase
16 7 (10.94%) Replication
16 7 (10.94%) MVC
16 7 (10.94%) Data Mart
16 7 (10.94%) Sybase ASE
16 7 (10.94%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 8 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.56%) CICS
6 1 (1.56%) IIS
6 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) SAN
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (3.13%) VLAN
2 2 (3.13%) Firewall
2 2 (3.13%) DNS
3 1 (1.56%) DHCP
3 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (51.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (42.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (29.69%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (10.94%) MySQL
8 7 (10.94%) Data Mart
8 7 (10.94%) Sybase ASE
9 3 (4.69%) Snowflake Schema
9 3 (4.69%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
10 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (3.13%) OLAP
11 1 (1.56%) Ingres
11 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.56%) DB2
11 1 (1.56%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (26.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (64.06%) Developer
2 13 (20.31%) SQL Developer
3 12 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 11 (17.19%) DBA
5 9 (14.06%) SQL DBA
6 6 (9.38%) C# Developer
7 5 (7.81%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Administrator
8 4 (6.25%) Business Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Architect
9 3 (4.69%) Applications Architect
9 3 (4.69%) Database Developer
9 3 (4.69%) BizTalk Developer
10 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.13%) SQL Server DBA
11 1 (1.56%) Technical Architect
11 1 (1.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.56%) .NET
2 6 (9.38%) HTML
3 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.81%) .NET Framework
4 4 (6.25%) WCF
4 4 (6.25%) jQuery
5 3 (4.69%) UDDI
5 3 (4.69%) Ajax
5 3 (4.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (4.69%) Kendo UI
5 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.13%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (3.13%) AutoMapper
6 2 (3.13%) CSS3
6 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 2 (3.13%) CSS
7 1 (1.56%) Web Services
7 1 (1.56%) XML
7 1 (1.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Replication
2 6 (9.38%) Data Structures
3 5 (7.81%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.13%) Statistics
5 2 (3.13%) Clustering
6 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.56%) iPhone
6 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.56%) OpenVMS
6 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.56%) AIX
6 1 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (17.19%) Dimensional Modelling
3 9 (14.06%) TDD
3 9 (14.06%) Unit Testing
4 7 (10.94%) Data Modelling
4 7 (10.94%) MVC
4 7 (10.94%) Analytics
4 7 (10.94%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (7.81%) ETL
6 4 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (6.25%) Data Management
6 4 (6.25%) Change Management
7 3 (4.69%) Project Management
7 3 (4.69%) UML
7 3 (4.69%) Migration
7 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.69%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (4.69%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (4.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (76.56%) SQL
2 23 (35.94%) T-SQL
3 15 (23.44%) C#
4 5 (7.81%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) MCDBA
3 3 (4.69%) MCITP
3 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) MCSE
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.56%) vSphere
3 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.56%) WSUS
1 1 (1.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 28 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.94%) Oracle
2 7 (10.94%) Sybase
3 5 (7.81%) VMware
4 4 (6.25%) Red Gate
4 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.69%) Cisco
6 2 (3.13%) SAP
7 1 (1.56%) HP
7 1 (1.56%) McAfee
7 1 (1.56%) Telerik
7 1 (1.56%) Tableau
7 1 (1.56%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.56%) Trend Micro
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