The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 219 300 549
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +249
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 496 210 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.97% 0.49% 0.050%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.42% 2.25% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 135 15
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £278 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11223 9332 11068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.86% 21.66% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7185 5814 6416
Average daily rate £394 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.89% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 190 228
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.25 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2012
UK

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in England

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in England

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in England

SQL Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SQL Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in England

SQL Server 2012
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Server 2012 Hourly Rate Histogram in England

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +33 186 £450 - 80
South East +71 107 £370 +2.06% 80
South West +23 55 £338 +3.84% 13
Yorkshire -2 37 £290 -8.66% 29
East of England +4 35 £350 +37.25% 17
North West -7 25 £338 +3.84% 35
West Midlands -5 20 £370 +15.62% 12
East Midlands +4 19 £260 -24.36% 16
North East - 8 £225 - 3
SQL Server 2012
UK

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 894 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 600 (67.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 528 (59.06%) SQL
4 446 (49.89%) .NET
5 390 (43.62%) C#
6 362 (40.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 281 (31.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 252 (28.19%) Microsoft
9 244 (27.29%) T-SQL
10 199 (22.26%) Business Intelligence
11 197 (22.04%) ASP.NET
12 196 (21.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 182 (20.36%) SQL Server 2005
14 160 (17.90%) MVC
15 142 (15.88%) Data Warehouse
16 135 (15.10%) Windows
17 129 (14.43%) ETL
18 127 (14.21%) JavaScript
19 118 (13.20%) Finance
20 113 (12.64%) Performance Tuning
21 112 (12.53%) MS Excel
21 112 (12.53%) jQuery
22 111 (12.42%) HTML
23 102 (11.41%) .NET Framework
24 101 (11.30%) ASP.NET MVC
25 99 (11.07%) Banking
25 99 (11.07%) CSS
26 95 (10.63%) Oracle
27 92 (10.29%) SharePoint
28 87 (9.73%) Visual Studio

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 92 (10.29%) SharePoint
2 36 (4.03%) IIS
3 31 (3.47%) SharePoint 2013
3 31 (3.47%) SharePoint 2010
4 24 (2.68%) MS Exchange
5 22 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (0.89%) Lync
7 8 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (0.78%) CMS
9 6 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.56%) ArcGIS
10 5 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.45%) Apache
11 4 (0.45%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.34%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.34%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 112 (12.53%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.80%) PowerPivot
3 20 (2.24%) MS Office
4 9 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.45%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.34%) MS Project
7 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.56%) ReMetrica
3 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.22%) Global One
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.11%) Summit
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.11%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.56%) Trello
3 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.22%) MailChimp
4 2 (0.22%) Office 365
5 1 (0.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.36%) SAN
2 13 (1.45%) Firewall
3 11 (1.23%) Internet
4 9 (1.01%) DNS
4 9 (1.01%) Network Security
5 7 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.78%) LAN
6 5 (0.56%) HTTP
7 4 (0.45%) DHCP
7 4 (0.45%) VoIP
7 4 (0.45%) WAN
7 4 (0.45%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.34%) DMZ
8 3 (0.34%) LDAP
9 2 (0.22%) FTP
9 2 (0.22%) SSL
10 1 (0.11%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.11%) NAS
10 1 (0.11%) Intranet
10 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 894 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 600 (67.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 362 (40.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 281 (31.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 196 (21.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 182 (20.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 142 (15.88%) Data Warehouse
8 66 (7.38%) Oracle Database
9 52 (5.82%) Oracle Database 11g
10 50 (5.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 42 (4.70%) Oracle Database 10g
12 36 (4.03%) SQL Server 2000
13 35 (3.91%) OLAP
14 24 (2.68%) NoSQL
15 18 (2.01%) DTS
15 18 (2.01%) Relational Database
16 16 (1.79%) PerformancePoint
17 14 (1.57%) MySQL
18 13 (1.45%) MS Access
18 13 (1.45%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 87 (9.73%) Visual Studio
2 52 (5.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (1.45%) NUnit
4 12 (1.34%) PhoneGap
5 11 (1.23%) Rhino Mocks
6 10 (1.12%) Git (software)
7 8 (0.89%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.67%) Subversion
8 6 (0.67%) Moq
9 4 (0.45%) LLBLGen Pro
9 4 (0.45%) Hudson
9 4 (0.45%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.45%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.34%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.34%) Selenium
10 3 (0.34%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.22%) Fiddler
12 1 (0.11%) xUnit.net
12 1 (0.11%) MSBuild
General
1 118 (13.20%) Finance
2 99 (11.07%) Banking
3 65 (7.27%) Front Office
4 29 (3.24%) Investment Banking
5 20 (2.24%) Retail
6 18 (2.01%) Back Office
7 8 (0.89%) Marketing
7 8 (0.89%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.56%) Military
9 5 (0.56%) Billing
10 3 (0.34%) Automotive
11 2 (0.22%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.22%) Law
11 2 (0.22%) Advertising
11 2 (0.22%) Publishing
12 1 (0.11%) Games
12 1 (0.11%) Legal
12 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 574 (64.21%) Developer
2 194 (21.70%) .NET Developer
3 183 (20.47%) C# Developer
4 162 (18.12%) SQL Developer
5 159 (17.79%) DBA
6 144 (16.11%) SQL DBA
7 126 (14.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 105 (11.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 86 (9.62%) SQL Server DBA
10 53 (5.93%) ASP.NET Developer
11 52 (5.82%) Senior Developer
12 45 (5.03%) SQL Server Developer
13 40 (4.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 38 (4.25%) Administrator
15 34 (3.80%) Analyst
16 33 (3.69%) Business Developer
17 31 (3.47%) Senior C# Developer
18 29 (3.24%) Senior .NET Developer
18 29 (3.24%) Senior SQL Developer
18 29 (3.24%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 446 (49.89%) .NET
2 197 (22.04%) ASP.NET
3 112 (12.53%) jQuery
4 111 (12.42%) HTML
5 102 (11.41%) .NET Framework
6 101 (11.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 99 (11.07%) CSS
8 76 (8.50%) WCF
9 71 (7.94%) XML
10 65 (7.27%) Web Services
10 65 (7.27%) MDX
11 61 (6.82%) WPF
11 61 (6.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 58 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 53 (5.93%) HTML5
14 43 (4.81%) LINQ
15 30 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 30 (3.36%) CSS3
16 25 (2.80%) XSLT
17 23 (2.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 47 (5.26%) Clustering
2 28 (3.13%) Replication
3 26 (2.91%) NHS
4 21 (2.35%) Statistics
5 20 (2.24%) Mobile App
6 15 (1.68%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.34%) Data Integration
8 9 (1.01%) N-Tier
8 9 (1.01%) Computer Science
9 8 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (0.89%) Mathematics
9 8 (0.89%) Freedom of Information
10 7 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.67%) Derivative
11 6 (0.67%) iPhone
12 4 (0.45%) PKI
12 4 (0.45%) Social Media
12 4 (0.45%) iPad
12 4 (0.45%) Augmented Reality
12 4 (0.45%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 135 (15.10%) Windows
2 68 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (4.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (4.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (2.01%) Linux
6 17 (1.90%) UNIX
7 12 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.01%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.89%) Android
10 7 (0.78%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.22%) Solaris
11 2 (0.22%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (22.26%) Business Intelligence
2 160 (17.90%) MVC
3 129 (14.43%) ETL
4 113 (12.64%) Performance Tuning
5 80 (8.95%) Migration
6 75 (8.39%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (5.37%) TDD
8 45 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
9 44 (4.92%) Data Modelling
10 42 (4.70%) ITIL
11 34 (3.80%) Dimensional Modelling
12 32 (3.58%) Asset Management
13 31 (3.47%) Kimball Methodology
14 29 (3.24%) CRM
14 29 (3.24%) Unit Testing
15 26 (2.91%) Capacity Planning
16 25 (2.80%) Scrum
17 24 (2.68%) OO
18 23 (2.57%) Web Development
19 22 (2.46%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 528 (59.06%) SQL
2 390 (43.62%) C#
3 244 (27.29%) T-SQL
4 127 (14.21%) JavaScript
5 24 (2.68%) PowerShell
6 21 (2.35%) VB.NET
7 19 (2.13%) Ruby
8 17 (1.90%) Java
9 16 (1.79%) PL/SQL
10 14 (1.57%) C
11 12 (1.34%) VBA
12 11 (1.23%) C++
13 7 (0.78%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.45%) PHP
14 4 (0.45%) VB
14 4 (0.45%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
15 2 (0.22%) Bourne shell
16 1 (0.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 1 (0.11%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.11%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 54 (6.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 41 (4.59%) SC Cleared
4 34 (3.80%) Degree
5 13 (1.45%) MCSE
6 10 (1.12%) MCITP
7 9 (1.01%) MCSD
8 8 (0.89%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.89%) MCSA
9 7 (0.78%) MCDBA
10 6 (0.67%) MCTS
11 5 (0.56%) OCP
11 5 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.34%) MCP
13 1 (0.11%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.24%) SLA
2 7 (0.78%) QA
3 4 (0.45%) Basel III
4 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.34%) HL7
5 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (5.82%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 17 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.23%) vSphere
6 6 (0.67%) XenApp
7 5 (0.56%) UAG
7 5 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.45%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.22%) LiteSpeed
9 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 23 (2.57%) Data Guard
2 17 (1.90%) SCOM
3 11 (1.23%) SCCM
4 4 (0.45%) Puppet
4 4 (0.45%) SCOrch
4 4 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.34%) Foglight
6 2 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.22%) WSUS
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.22%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.22%) Control-M
6 2 (0.22%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.22%) Ionix
6 2 (0.22%) SCSM
6 2 (0.22%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 252 (28.19%) Microsoft
2 95 (10.63%) Oracle
3 27 (3.02%) VMware
4 22 (2.46%) Tableau
5 18 (2.01%) HP
6 16 (1.79%) Citrix
7 15 (1.68%) SAP
8 12 (1.34%) Business Objects
9 11 (1.23%) Informatica
9 11 (1.23%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.01%) Sitecore
11 8 (0.89%) Telerik
12 7 (0.78%) Lattice Semiconductor
12 7 (0.78%) Dell
12 7 (0.78%) NetApp
12 7 (0.78%) Charles River
13 6 (0.67%) JD Edwards
14 5 (0.56%) ESRI
14 5 (0.56%) Cisco
14 5 (0.56%) IBM
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £420 per day + Fuel Card
Posted: Yesterday
Rugby
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Expand Research LLP
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Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £275.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £300 to £500 per annum candidate and experience dependant
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £420 per day + Fuel Card
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Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
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Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 to £450 per day
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Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
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