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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 248 242 456
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +214
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 430 386 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.83% 0.81% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.07% 3.53% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 257 52
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£350 £394 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.16% +12.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%
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
10566 10941 10261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.28% 23.02% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7098 6918 6266
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 240 261
Average hourly rate £33.25 £27.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.90% -9.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.12 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £45.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+26.36% -11.29%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 24 November 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
London +12 175 £375 -16.66% 71
South East -35 88 £350 - 29
East of England +14 48 £355 +23.47% 21
Yorkshire +5 35 £320 -5.53% 28
West Midlands -2 24 £320 +6.66% 16
North West -2 19 £310 -1.58% 28
South West -30 19 £320 -5.18% 16
East Midlands -5 11 £369 +7.66% 16
North East -27 9 £318 +24.09% 1
Midlands - 2 - -
SQL Server 2012
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SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 890 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 544 (61.12%) SQL
3 534 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 379 (42.58%) .NET
5 346 (38.88%) C#
6 302 (33.93%) Microsoft
7 301 (33.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 265 (29.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 263 (29.55%) T-SQL
10 220 (24.72%) ASP.NET
11 190 (21.35%) MVC
12 187 (21.01%) Windows
13 182 (20.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 177 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
15 154 (17.30%) SQL Server 2005
16 153 (17.19%) Business Intelligence
17 148 (16.63%) HTML
17 148 (16.63%) JavaScript
18 147 (16.52%) ASP.NET MVC
19 145 (16.29%) Finance
20 141 (15.84%) Data Warehouse
21 139 (15.62%) CSS
22 136 (15.28%) MS Excel
23 131 (14.72%) jQuery
24 124 (13.93%) .NET Framework
25 105 (11.80%) ETL
26 104 (11.69%) SharePoint
27 98 (11.01%) TDD
27 98 (11.01%) Windows Server 2008
27 98 (11.01%) Performance Tuning

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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
1 104 (11.69%) SharePoint
2 44 (4.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 43 (4.83%) MS Exchange
4 42 (4.72%) IIS
5 39 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 34 (3.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 21 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
8 20 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
9 17 (1.91%) CMS
10 10 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
11 8 (0.90%) Node.js
11 8 (0.90%) Lotus Domino
12 7 (0.79%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.56%) EPiServer CMS
13 5 (0.56%) Lync
14 4 (0.45%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.45%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.45%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.45%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 136 (15.28%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.69%) MS Office
2 15 (1.69%) PowerPivot
3 6 (0.67%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.34%) MS Project
5 3 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) FastStats
6 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.22%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.11%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.34%) Office 365
4 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.22%) SaaS
5 1 (0.11%) PaaS
5 1 (0.11%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.48%) SAN
2 18 (2.02%) Firewall
3 17 (1.91%) NAS
4 15 (1.69%) LAN
4 15 (1.69%) Internet
5 13 (1.46%) TCP/IP
6 12 (1.35%) HTTP
7 10 (1.12%) VoIP
7 10 (1.12%) WAN
7 10 (1.12%) DNS
8 9 (1.01%) DHCP
8 9 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (0.90%) SMTP
10 7 (0.79%) PBX
10 7 (0.79%) IP Telephony
11 6 (0.67%) VPN
12 4 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (0.34%) Asterisk PBX
13 3 (0.34%) ISDN
13 3 (0.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 890 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 534 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 301 (33.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 265 (29.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 182 (20.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 154 (17.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 141 (15.84%) Data Warehouse
8 47 (5.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 46 (5.17%) Relational Database
10 32 (3.60%) OLAP
11 28 (3.15%) DTS
12 27 (3.03%) MySQL
13 24 (2.70%) RDBMS
13 24 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
14 23 (2.58%) Oracle Database
15 18 (2.02%) SSDT
16 17 (1.91%) OLAP Cube
17 16 (1.80%) QlikView
17 16 (1.80%) Sybase ASE
17 16 (1.80%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 74 (8.31%) Visual Studio
2 68 (7.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (3.37%) Git (software)
4 29 (3.26%) Subversion
5 20 (2.25%) NUnit
5 20 (2.25%) MSTest
6 17 (1.91%) Rhino Mocks
7 16 (1.80%) SpecFlow
8 13 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 12 (1.35%) TeamCity
10 10 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
11 8 (0.90%) NSubstitute
12 7 (0.79%) Moq
12 7 (0.79%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 5 (0.56%) Selenium
14 4 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 4 (0.45%) MSI
15 3 (0.34%) JMeter
15 3 (0.34%) JIRA
15 3 (0.34%) ReSharper
General
1 145 (16.29%) Finance
2 35 (3.93%) Banking
3 18 (2.02%) Investment Banking
4 17 (1.91%) Front Office
5 16 (1.80%) Retail
6 14 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.46%) Publishing
8 12 (1.35%) Back Office
8 12 (1.35%) Legal
9 11 (1.24%) Marketing
10 10 (1.12%) Advertising
11 7 (0.79%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.56%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.56%) Law
12 5 (0.56%) Military
13 4 (0.45%) Games
13 4 (0.45%) German Language
14 3 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.34%) Billing
14 3 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 508 (57.08%) Developer
2 160 (17.98%) .NET Developer
3 143 (16.07%) DBA
4 131 (14.72%) SQL Developer
5 130 (14.61%) C# Developer
6 122 (13.71%) SQL DBA
7 86 (9.66%) C# .NET Developer
8 80 (8.99%) Analyst
9 62 (6.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 55 (6.18%) SQL Server DBA
11 50 (5.62%) ASP.NET Developer
12 48 (5.39%) Senior Developer
13 47 (5.28%) Administrator
13 47 (5.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 37 (4.16%) Architect
15 36 (4.04%) Web Developer
16 33 (3.71%) Consultant
17 26 (2.92%) SQL Server Developer
18 25 (2.81%) Senior .NET Developer
19 24 (2.70%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (42.58%) .NET
2 220 (24.72%) ASP.NET
3 148 (16.63%) HTML
4 147 (16.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 139 (15.62%) CSS
6 131 (14.72%) jQuery
7 124 (13.93%) .NET Framework
8 94 (10.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 89 (10.00%) WCF
10 69 (7.75%) Ajax
11 61 (6.85%) XML
12 58 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 53 (5.96%) Razor View Engine
14 52 (5.84%) Web Services
14 52 (5.84%) HTML5
15 44 (4.94%) ASP.NET Web API
16 41 (4.61%) LINQ
17 39 (4.38%) CSS3
18 37 (4.16%) ASP.NET MVC 3
19 34 (3.82%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 68 (7.64%) Replication
2 67 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (6.07%) Clustering
4 29 (3.26%) NHS
5 17 (1.91%) Visualisation
6 15 (1.69%) Data Integration
6 15 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 14 (1.57%) N-Tier
7 14 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.35%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
9 10 (1.12%) Statistics
10 9 (1.01%) Open Source
10 9 (1.01%) Hedge funds
11 7 (0.79%) IVR
12 6 (0.67%) Data Extraction
13 5 (0.56%) Social Media
13 5 (0.56%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.56%) GIS
14 4 (0.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 187 (21.01%) Windows
2 98 (11.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (8.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (4.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (3.48%) Windows 7
6 26 (2.92%) Linux
7 10 (1.12%) UNIX
8 9 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.90%) CentOS
10 6 (0.67%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.67%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.56%) Android
11 5 (0.56%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.22%) AIX
12 2 (0.22%) Solaris
13 1 (0.11%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (21.35%) MVC
2 177 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (17.19%) Business Intelligence
4 105 (11.80%) ETL
5 98 (11.01%) TDD
5 98 (11.01%) Performance Tuning
6 87 (9.78%) Migration
7 70 (7.87%) Scrum
8 50 (5.62%) ITIL
9 47 (5.28%) Unit Testing
10 46 (5.17%) Data Modelling
11 36 (4.04%) CRM
12 33 (3.71%) E-Commerce
13 32 (3.60%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (3.15%) OO
14 28 (3.15%) Disaster Recovery
15 27 (3.03%) BDD
16 26 (2.92%) Dependency Injection
16 26 (2.92%) Capacity Planning
17 24 (2.70%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 544 (61.12%) SQL
2 346 (38.88%) C#
3 263 (29.55%) T-SQL
4 148 (16.63%) JavaScript
5 35 (3.93%) PowerShell
6 32 (3.60%) VB.NET
7 31 (3.48%) VBA
8 23 (2.58%) Java
9 17 (1.91%) VB
10 12 (1.35%) VB6
10 12 (1.35%) PHP
11 11 (1.24%) Ruby
12 10 (1.12%) Perl
13 9 (1.01%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.01%) C++
14 8 (0.90%) Python
15 7 (0.79%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.67%) VBScript
17 4 (0.45%) XPath
17 4 (0.45%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 52 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (4.49%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.36%) SC Cleared
3 21 (2.36%) MCSE
4 20 (2.25%) Degree
5 16 (1.80%) MCTS
6 15 (1.69%) MCITP
7 10 (1.12%) MCSA
8 9 (1.01%) MCDBA
8 9 (1.01%) CCNA
8 9 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.56%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.34%) VCP5
11 3 (0.34%) MCSD
11 3 (0.34%) MCP
11 3 (0.34%) MCT
12 2 (0.22%) CCNP
12 2 (0.22%) ISEB
12 2 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.69%) SLA
2 13 (1.46%) QA
3 4 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 49 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (2.58%) VMware ESX
3 23 (2.58%) vSphere
4 22 (2.47%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.12%) XenDesktop
6 9 (1.01%) vCloud
7 6 (0.67%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.56%) XenApp
8 5 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.11%) LiteSpeed
10 1 (0.11%) Squid
10 1 (0.11%) Xen
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 38 (4.27%) SCOM
2 31 (3.48%) SCCM
3 14 (1.57%) NetBackup
4 12 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.24%) Puppet
6 7 (0.79%) ZABBIX
6 7 (0.79%) ARCserve
7 5 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.34%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.22%) WSUS
10 2 (0.22%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.22%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.22%) AppDNA
10 2 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.11%) logstash
11 1 (0.11%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 302 (33.93%) Microsoft
2 75 (8.43%) VMware
3 51 (5.73%) Oracle
4 27 (3.03%) HP
5 24 (2.70%) Cisco
6 23 (2.58%) Tableau
7 22 (2.47%) Citrix
8 21 (2.36%) Sybase
8 21 (2.36%) SAP
9 20 (2.25%) IBM
10 18 (2.02%) Symantec
11 15 (1.69%) EMC
11 15 (1.69%) Cognos
12 12 (1.35%) Red Hat
12 12 (1.35%) MicroStrategy
13 11 (1.24%) BMC
14 10 (1.12%) Business Objects
15 9 (1.01%) Telerik
15 9 (1.01%) Lotus
16 8 (0.90%) CA
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Vadis People
Rate: circ £175 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford
Real Staffing
Rate: £31 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + Fuel Card
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £225.00 - £275.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago