The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 280 161 207
Rank change year-on-year
-119 +46
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 420 755 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.85% 1.51% 1.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.89% 6.39% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 578 368
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Median hourly rate £28.05 £33.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.28% -4.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
SQL Server 2012
UK

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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10788 11824 10984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.78% 23.62% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7397 7846 6958
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 175 186
Median hourly rate £30.50 £27.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £15.68 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 June 2016.

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 27 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -81 179 £450 +5.88% 62
South East -61 75 £388 +10.71% 35
South West -2 43 £350 +3.70% 6
West Midlands -17 34 £350 +4.47% 7
North East -50 25 £310 +7.35% 3
Yorkshire -62 24 £350 +7.69% 15
East of England -7 20 £400 +10.34% 10
North West -44 12 £278 -14.53% 13
East Midlands -31 4 £375 +25.00% 8
Midlands -9 1 £200 -18.36%
SQL Server 2012
UK

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 900 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 630 (70.00%) SQL
3 410 (45.56%) Microsoft
4 395 (43.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 334 (37.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 313 (34.78%) .NET
7 293 (32.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 283 (31.44%) C#
9 279 (31.00%) T-SQL
10 276 (30.67%) Windows
11 231 (25.67%) Business Intelligence
12 221 (24.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 215 (23.89%) SQL Server 2014
14 196 (21.78%) Finance
15 179 (19.89%) ETL
16 177 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
16 177 (19.67%) Data Warehouse
17 170 (18.89%) MS Excel
18 166 (18.44%) ASP.NET
19 160 (17.78%) Windows Server
20 154 (17.11%) SQL Server 2005
21 145 (16.11%) .NET Framework
22 135 (15.00%) MVC
23 134 (14.89%) SharePoint
24 121 (13.44%) Windows Server 2012
25 112 (12.44%) Active Directory
26 109 (12.11%) PowerShell
27 102 (11.33%) Windows Server 2008
28 101 (11.22%) Performance Tuning
29 99 (11.00%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 134 (14.89%) SharePoint
2 89 (9.89%) IIS
3 49 (5.44%) MS Exchange
4 48 (5.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 30 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 28 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 28 (3.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 22 (2.44%) Skype for Business
8 18 (2.00%) CMS
9 13 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
10 8 (0.89%) JBoss
10 8 (0.89%) SAS
10 8 (0.89%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.78%) Apache
11 7 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (0.78%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (0.67%) NServiceBus
13 5 (0.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 170 (18.89%) MS Excel
2 53 (5.89%) MS Office
3 21 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.78%) InfoPath
5 12 (1.33%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.00%) MS Project
7 4 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.67%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.44%) SimCorp Dimension
5 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.33%) SystmOne
6 2 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.22%) Infor CRM
7 1 (0.11%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.11%) Endur
7 1 (0.11%) FastStats
7 1 (0.11%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 1 (0.11%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.11%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 41 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (4.33%) Office 365
3 16 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.00%) OneDrive
4 9 (1.00%) Yammer
5 4 (0.44%) GitHub
5 4 (0.44%) IBM PureFlex
6 2 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.22%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.22%) IaaS
6 2 (0.22%) SaaS
7 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.11%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.11%) PaaS
7 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 46 (5.11%) DNS
2 30 (3.33%) Firewall
3 29 (3.22%) SAN
4 19 (2.11%) DHCP
5 16 (1.78%) TCP/IP
6 15 (1.67%) Internet
7 14 (1.56%) Intranet
8 11 (1.22%) LAN
9 9 (1.00%) HTTP
9 9 (1.00%) Kerberos
10 8 (0.89%) WAN
11 7 (0.78%) NAS
11 7 (0.78%) Wireless
12 6 (0.67%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (0.67%) iSCSI
12 6 (0.67%) MPLS
12 6 (0.67%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (0.56%) VPN
14 4 (0.44%) LDAP
14 4 (0.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 900 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 395 (43.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 334 (37.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 293 (32.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 221 (24.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 215 (23.89%) SQL Server 2014
7 177 (19.67%) Data Warehouse
8 154 (17.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 41 (4.56%) Relational Database
10 39 (4.33%) SQL Server 2000
11 36 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 30 (3.33%) OLAP
13 29 (3.22%) Power BI
14 28 (3.11%) Oracle Database
15 27 (3.00%) QlikView
16 26 (2.89%) BusinessObjects
17 21 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
18 19 (2.11%) OLAP Cube
19 17 (1.89%) PowerPivot
20 15 (1.67%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 99 (11.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 91 (10.11%) Visual Studio
3 29 (3.22%) Git (software)
4 25 (2.78%) NUnit
5 23 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 12 (1.33%) MSTest
6 12 (1.33%) Selenium
6 12 (1.33%) SpecFlow
6 12 (1.33%) TeamCity
7 11 (1.22%) JIRA
7 11 (1.22%) Moq
7 11 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (1.11%) Jasmine
9 9 (1.00%) Subversion
10 6 (0.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 6 (0.67%) Bower
10 6 (0.67%) ERwin
10 6 (0.67%) Grunt
10 6 (0.67%) MSBuild
10 6 (0.67%) ReSharper
General
1 196 (21.78%) Finance
2 78 (8.67%) Banking
3 23 (2.56%) Retail
4 22 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 20 (2.22%) Legal
6 19 (2.11%) Back Office
7 16 (1.78%) Law
7 16 (1.78%) Marketing
8 15 (1.67%) Advertising
9 10 (1.11%) Front Office
10 7 (0.78%) Military
11 6 (0.67%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.67%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.56%) Games
12 5 (0.56%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.44%) Hungarian Language
13 4 (0.44%) Local Government
14 3 (0.33%) Electronics
15 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 486 (54.00%) Developer
2 178 (19.78%) SQL Developer
3 152 (16.89%) DBA
4 149 (16.56%) .NET Developer
5 139 (15.44%) SQL DBA
6 103 (11.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 97 (10.78%) SSIS Developer
8 89 (9.89%) C# Developer
9 75 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
10 65 (7.22%) SSRS Developer
11 62 (6.89%) SQL Server Developer
12 59 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
13 55 (6.11%) Senior Developer
14 50 (5.56%) Administrator
15 48 (5.33%) SQL BI Developer
16 46 (5.11%) SSAS Developer
17 45 (5.00%) Analyst
17 45 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
18 44 (4.89%) Architect
19 41 (4.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (34.78%) .NET
2 166 (18.44%) ASP.NET
3 145 (16.11%) .NET Framework
4 96 (10.67%) HTML
5 94 (10.44%) jQuery
6 91 (10.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 81 (9.00%) Web Services
8 80 (8.89%) CSS
9 71 (7.89%) XML
10 64 (7.11%) Entity Framework
10 64 (7.11%) WCF
11 58 (6.44%) ASP.NET Web API
12 54 (6.00%) HTML5
13 41 (4.56%) AngularJS
14 40 (4.44%) MDX
15 36 (4.00%) WPF
16 32 (3.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 31 (3.44%) RESTful
18 28 (3.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 27 (3.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 90 (10.00%) Clustering
2 83 (9.22%) Replication
3 79 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (3.22%) Data Centre
5 26 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (2.89%) NHS
6 20 (2.22%) N-Tier
6 20 (2.22%) Visualisation
7 19 (2.11%) Data Integration
8 18 (2.00%) Computer Science
9 14 (1.56%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.22%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.11%) Market Risk
12 8 (0.89%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.89%) Credit Risk
12 8 (0.89%) Hedge funds
12 8 (0.89%) User Experience
13 7 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
14 6 (0.67%) Equities
14 6 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 276 (30.67%) Windows
2 160 (17.78%) Windows Server
3 121 (13.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 102 (11.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (4.56%) Linux
6 27 (3.00%) Windows 7
7 23 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (1.56%) Unix
9 12 (1.33%) Solaris
10 10 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (1.11%) Windows 10
10 10 (1.11%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.78%) Android
11 7 (0.78%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.56%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.33%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.33%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
15 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (25.67%) Business Intelligence
2 179 (19.89%) ETL
3 177 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (15.00%) MVC
5 101 (11.22%) Performance Tuning
6 87 (9.67%) Migration
7 78 (8.67%) Data Modelling
8 70 (7.78%) ITIL
9 68 (7.56%) Scrum
10 66 (7.33%) High Availability
11 61 (6.78%) TDD
12 52 (5.78%) OO
13 50 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
14 48 (5.33%) Unit Testing
14 48 (5.33%) Web Development
15 47 (5.22%) SOA
16 44 (4.89%) Kimball Methodology
17 40 (4.44%) Analytics
18 38 (4.22%) Project Management
19 36 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 630 (70.00%) SQL
2 283 (31.44%) C#
3 279 (31.00%) T-SQL
4 109 (12.11%) PowerShell
5 99 (11.00%) JavaScript
6 59 (6.56%) VB.NET
7 25 (2.78%) VBA
8 18 (2.00%) VB
9 16 (1.78%) Java
9 16 (1.78%) Python
9 16 (1.78%) Shell Script
9 16 (1.78%) VBScript
10 14 (1.56%) PL/SQL
11 12 (1.33%) PHP
11 12 (1.33%) TypeScript
12 9 (1.00%) C
13 7 (0.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 6 (0.67%) Korn
15 5 (0.56%) Perl
16 4 (0.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 85 (9.44%) Security Cleared
2 64 (7.11%) SC Cleared
3 59 (6.56%) Degree
4 39 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (1.56%) MCSE
6 13 (1.44%) MCITP
7 12 (1.33%) MCTS
8 9 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (0.89%) MCP
10 7 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.78%) MCDBA
11 6 (0.67%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.56%) MCSA
13 4 (0.44%) ISEB
13 4 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
14 3 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 2 (0.22%) BC Cleared
15 2 (0.22%) MCSD
15 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.56%) QA
2 19 (2.11%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.22%) SLA
4 9 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.67%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.33%) MiFID
7 2 (0.22%) DICOM
7 2 (0.22%) HL7
8 1 (0.11%) Basel III
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 112 (12.44%) Active Directory
2 55 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (3.22%) Hyper-V
4 24 (2.67%) vSphere
5 20 (2.22%) XenApp
6 10 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (1.00%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.56%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.56%) XenServer
9 3 (0.33%) Firmware
9 3 (0.33%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Clusterware
11 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.11%) vCloud
11 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 38 (4.22%) SCCM
2 32 (3.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 16 (1.78%) SCOM
4 14 (1.56%) Failover Clustering
5 13 (1.44%) Perfmon
6 9 (1.00%) NetBackup
6 9 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.56%) Nagios
8 5 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (0.56%) WSUS
8 5 (0.56%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.44%) Puppet
10 3 (0.33%) Ansible
10 3 (0.33%) Simpana
10 3 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.22%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.22%) Kibana
11 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 410 (45.56%) Microsoft
2 74 (8.22%) VMware
3 63 (7.00%) Oracle
4 32 (3.56%) Citrix
5 31 (3.44%) HP
6 24 (2.67%) IBM
7 23 (2.56%) SAP
8 21 (2.33%) Cisco
9 20 (2.22%) Tableau
10 19 (2.11%) Sitecore
11 17 (1.89%) RedGate
12 15 (1.67%) EMC
13 14 (1.56%) Symantec
14 13 (1.44%) Sybase
15 12 (1.33%) Telerik
16 11 (1.22%) iManage
16 11 (1.22%) Red Hat
16 11 (1.22%) ServiceNow
17 10 (1.11%) Cognos
17 10 (1.11%) Nintex
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £competitive day rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £275 to £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £385 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Adteq Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
South Yorkshire
eCom Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Robert Walters
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Spectrum IT
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 27 days ago
Hampshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 27 days ago
Tonbridge
iKas International
Rate: £420 - £470 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 days ago