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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 126 106 145
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +39
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 31 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.00% 0.76% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.08% 3.38% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 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 £400
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.38% -7.14%
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
759 532 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.45% 22.50% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 298 368
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 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 44
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.41 £30.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% -11.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.69 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -9 12 £305 - 3
Cambridgeshire +5 7 £375 +30.43% 3
Essex -6 7 £363 -2.68% 2
Suffolk - 3 £550 -
Bedfordshire -18 2 £413 - 3
Norfolk - - - - 1
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 65 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (70.77%) SQL
3 39 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
5 26 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (33.85%) .NET
8 20 (30.77%) C#
9 19 (29.23%) T-SQL
9 19 (29.23%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (26.15%) Finance
11 16 (24.62%) Windows
12 15 (23.08%) MS Excel
13 13 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (16.92%) Dimensional Modelling
15 10 (15.38%) MVC
15 10 (15.38%) HTML
16 9 (13.85%) MySQL
16 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET
16 9 (13.85%) TDD
16 9 (13.85%) Unit Testing
17 8 (12.31%) Active Directory
18 7 (10.77%) VB.NET
18 7 (10.77%) Oracle
18 7 (10.77%) Data Mart
18 7 (10.77%) Analytics
19 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 6 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
19 6 (9.23%) Replication

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (9.23%) MS Exchange
1 6 (9.23%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.62%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.54%) IIS
5 1 (1.54%) CICS
Applications
1 15 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) DNS
2 1 (1.54%) SAN
2 1 (1.54%) DHCP
2 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (29.23%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (13.85%) MySQL
7 7 (10.77%) Data Mart
8 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (6.15%) Sybase ASE
9 4 (6.15%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (4.62%) Snowflake Schema
11 2 (3.08%) OLAP
11 2 (3.08%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.54%) IDMS
12 1 (1.54%) DB2
12 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (1.54%) Ingres
12 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (26.15%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 44 (67.69%) Developer
2 12 (18.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 11 (16.92%) C# Developer
3 11 (16.92%) SQL Developer
4 10 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 10 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (12.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (12.31%) DBA
6 7 (10.77%) SQL DBA
7 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Business Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Applications Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Database Developer
9 3 (4.62%) BizTalk Developer
10 2 (3.08%) VB.NET Developer
11 1 (1.54%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
11 1 (1.54%) IT Technician
11 1 (1.54%) Messaging Engineer
11 1 (1.54%) Report Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.85%) .NET
2 10 (15.38%) HTML
3 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET
4 6 (9.23%) CSS
4 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (6.15%) WCF
5 4 (6.15%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.62%) UDDI
6 3 (4.62%) Ajax
6 3 (4.62%) jQuery
6 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (4.62%) Kendo UI
7 2 (3.08%) AutoMapper
7 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 2 (3.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (3.08%) CSS3
7 2 (3.08%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (1.54%) HTML5
8 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 1 (1.54%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Replication
2 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) NHS
3 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.54%) Statistics
3 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.54%) iPhone
3 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Windows
2 6 (9.23%) Linux
2 6 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.54%) OpenVMS
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (16.92%) Dimensional Modelling
3 10 (15.38%) MVC
4 9 (13.85%) TDD
4 9 (13.85%) Unit Testing
5 7 (10.77%) Analytics
6 6 (9.23%) ETL
7 5 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (6.15%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.62%) UML
9 3 (4.62%) Data Management
9 3 (4.62%) Zachman Framework
9 3 (4.62%) Migration
9 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.62%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (4.62%) Master Data Management
9 3 (4.62%) Database Security
9 3 (4.62%) High Availability
9 3 (4.62%) Data Governance
9 3 (4.62%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 46 (70.77%) SQL
2 20 (30.77%) C#
3 19 (29.23%) T-SQL
4 7 (10.77%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.54%) VB
6 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) MCDBA
3 2 (3.08%) MCITP
3 2 (3.08%) MCSE
4 1 (1.54%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (12.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.54%) WSUS
1 1 (1.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle
3 6 (9.23%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.15%) Sybase
4 4 (6.15%) Red Gate
5 2 (3.08%) VMware
5 2 (3.08%) SAP
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco
6 1 (1.54%) McAfee
6 1 (1.54%) HP
6 1 (1.54%) Telerik
6 1 (1.54%) Trend Micro
6 1 (1.54%) Tableau
6 1 (1.54%) MobileIron