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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 93 112 130
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 48 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.69% 0.49% 0.036%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.62% 2.19% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 7 1
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£345 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.45% -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +4.54%
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
557 547 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.62% 22.56% 23.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 313 388
Average daily rate £398 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.65% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 35 23
Average hourly rate £26.00 £33.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.38% +21.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £14.50 £15.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.87 £50.15 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 +20 22 £325 +44.44% 9
Cambridgeshire -1 10 £290 +28.88% 6
Essex -3 9 £400 - 2
Bedfordshire -17 4 £340 +23.63% 2
Norfolk - 3 £213 -
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 80 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 62 (77.50%) SQL
3 36 (45.00%) T-SQL
4 35 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (42.50%) Microsoft
6 30 (37.50%) .NET
7 28 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (31.25%) C#
8 25 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (27.50%) Finance
11 19 (23.75%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (18.75%) Data Modelling
13 14 (17.50%) Windows
14 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
14 13 (16.25%) Replication
15 12 (15.00%) TDD
15 12 (15.00%) MVC
15 12 (15.00%) .NET Framework
15 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (13.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (13.75%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (13.75%) XML
16 11 (13.75%) VB.NET
17 10 (12.50%) HTML
17 10 (12.50%) Unit Testing
17 10 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
17 10 (12.50%) Analytics
18 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
18 9 (11.25%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (7.50%) MS Exchange
1 6 (7.50%) IIS
1 6 (7.50%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.25%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) SAN
2 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.50%) Firewall
2 2 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.50%) VLAN
3 1 (1.25%) DNS
3 1 (1.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (13.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (13.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (8.75%) Sybase ASE
7 7 (8.75%) OLAP
8 5 (6.25%) Snowflake Schema
9 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database
10 3 (3.75%) Data Mart
10 3 (3.75%) MySQL
11 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.50%) QlikView
12 1 (1.25%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (1.25%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.50%) Moq
3 2 (2.50%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (27.50%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Retail
3 3 (3.75%) Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (71.25%) Developer
2 17 (21.25%) SQL Developer
3 16 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 15 (18.75%) DBA
5 13 (16.25%) SQL DBA
6 10 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (10.00%) C# Developer
8 6 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Business Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Database Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Applications Architect
10 4 (5.00%) Administrator
10 4 (5.00%) Architect
11 3 (3.75%) SQL Server DBA
11 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Developer
12 2 (2.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Consultant
12 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse Consultant
12 2 (2.50%) Senior Consultant
12 2 (2.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (37.50%) .NET
2 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
3 12 (15.00%) .NET Framework
4 11 (13.75%) XML
5 10 (12.50%) HTML
6 8 (10.00%) CSS
6 8 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (8.75%) jQuery
8 6 (7.50%) MDX
8 6 (7.50%) WCF
9 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (5.00%) ADO.NET
10 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (5.00%) LINQ
11 3 (3.75%) HTML5
11 3 (3.75%) CSS3
11 3 (3.75%) AutoMapper
11 3 (3.75%) Razor View Engine
11 3 (3.75%) SOAP
11 3 (3.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Replication
2 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.75%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.75%) Clustering
5 2 (2.50%) EMV
5 2 (2.50%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.50%) Statistics
6 1 (1.25%) PKI
6 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.50%) Windows
2 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.50%) Linux
5 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.25%) AIX
5 1 (1.25%) Solaris
5 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.25%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.75%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (18.75%) Data Modelling
3 12 (15.00%) TDD
3 12 (15.00%) MVC
4 10 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 10 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (12.50%) Analytics
5 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.75%) ETL
7 6 (7.50%) Change Management
8 5 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
8 5 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (6.25%) Project Management
8 5 (6.25%) Data Management
9 4 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.00%) Database Security
9 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (3.75%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 62 (77.50%) SQL
2 36 (45.00%) T-SQL
3 25 (31.25%) C#
4 11 (13.75%) VB.NET
5 8 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.25%) VB6
6 5 (6.25%) VB
6 5 (6.25%) VBA
7 2 (2.50%) VBScript
8 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.00%) MCDBA
2 4 (5.00%) MCITP
3 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.25%) vSphere
2 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) SCOM
2 1 (1.25%) SCCM
2 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 34 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.25%) Oracle
3 7 (8.75%) Sybase
4 5 (6.25%) Red Gate
4 5 (6.25%) VMware
5 4 (5.00%) SAP
6 3 (3.75%) Cisco
7 2 (2.50%) HP
8 1 (1.25%) Nintex
8 1 (1.25%) Tableau
8 1 (1.25%) Metastorm
8 1 (1.25%) Telerik
8 1 (1.25%) Cognos
8 1 (1.25%) JD Edwards