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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 107 119 118
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 21 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.82% 0.39% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.21% 1.69% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 3
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£370 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +3.63%
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
499 531 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.51% 23.28% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 323 323
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 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 16
Average hourly rate £29.09 £33.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.81% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.84 £12.50 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £37.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
Hertfordshire +16 16 £365 - 11
Cambridgeshire -10 3 £388 +72.22% 5
Essex +4 1 - - 2
Bedfordshire -11 1 £350 - 6
Norfolk - - - -
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 72 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (77.78%) SQL
3 36 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 33 (45.83%) .NET
5 31 (43.06%) Microsoft
6 29 (40.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 28 (38.89%) C#
8 19 (26.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (25.00%) Finance
9 18 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (25.00%) Data Modelling
10 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET
10 17 (23.61%) .NET Framework
11 15 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (20.83%) Windows
11 15 (20.83%) XML
11 15 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (19.44%) VB.NET
13 13 (18.06%) MVC
13 13 (18.06%) Replication
14 12 (16.67%) TDD
15 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
15 10 (13.89%) HTML
15 10 (13.89%) Unit Testing
15 10 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (13.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 9 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
16 9 (12.50%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 6 (8.33%) IIS
2 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.39%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) SAN
2 2 (2.78%) VLAN
2 2 (2.78%) Firewall
2 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.39%) DNS
3 1 (1.39%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (40.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (26.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (9.72%) Sybase ASE
9 5 (6.94%) OLAP
9 5 (6.94%) Snowflake Schema
10 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.78%) QlikView
12 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (1.39%) IDMS
12 1 (1.39%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (1.39%) ROLAP
12 1 (1.39%) Ingres
12 1 (1.39%) DTS
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.78%) Moq
3 2 (2.78%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Retail
3 3 (4.17%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (73.61%) Developer
2 21 (29.17%) .NET Developer
3 15 (20.83%) SQL Developer
4 12 (16.67%) DBA
5 10 (13.89%) SQL DBA
6 9 (12.50%) C# Developer
7 7 (9.72%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (9.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Business Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Database Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Applications Architect
9 4 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
9 4 (5.56%) Architect
9 4 (5.56%) Administrator
10 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.78%) Agile .NET Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (45.83%) .NET
2 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET
2 17 (23.61%) .NET Framework
3 15 (20.83%) XML
4 10 (13.89%) HTML
4 10 (13.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 9 (12.50%) CSS
6 8 (11.11%) jQuery
7 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (8.33%) ADO.NET
8 6 (8.33%) LINQ
9 5 (6.94%) MDX
9 5 (6.94%) WF
9 5 (6.94%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (6.94%) HTML5
9 5 (6.94%) Web Services
9 5 (6.94%) WinForms
10 4 (5.56%) Razor View Engine
10 4 (5.56%) CSS3
10 4 (5.56%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (18.06%) Replication
3 4 (5.56%) Clustering
3 4 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.78%) EMV
4 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.78%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.78%) Statistics
5 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.39%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.83%) Windows
2 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.78%) Linux
5 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.39%) OpenVMS
5 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.39%) AIX
5 1 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 15 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (18.06%) MVC
4 12 (16.67%) TDD
5 10 (13.89%) Unit Testing
6 9 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (11.11%) Analytics
8 7 (9.72%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.33%) Workflow
9 6 (8.33%) Change Management
10 5 (6.94%) Time Management
10 5 (6.94%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (6.94%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (6.94%) Project Management
10 5 (6.94%) Data Management
11 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (5.56%) Database Security
12 3 (4.17%) Dimensional Modelling
12 3 (4.17%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 56 (77.78%) SQL
2 36 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 28 (38.89%) C#
4 14 (19.44%) VB.NET
5 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.94%) VB
6 5 (6.94%) VBA
6 5 (6.94%) VB6
7 2 (2.78%) VBScript
8 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.78%) MCITP
2 2 (2.78%) MCDBA
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (2.78%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) vSphere
2 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) SCOM
2 1 (1.39%) SCCM
2 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (43.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.11%) Sybase
3 5 (6.94%) Oracle
3 5 (6.94%) VMware
4 3 (4.17%) Red Gate
4 3 (4.17%) Cisco
5 2 (2.78%) SAP
5 2 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (1.39%) Tableau
6 1 (1.39%) Nintex
6 1 (1.39%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.39%) Cognos
6 1 (1.39%) Metastorm
6 1 (1.39%) Telerik
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
ComputAppoint
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Hertfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago