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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK / England
Rank 215 216 228
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 458 530 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.11% 1.14% 1.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.97% 4.95% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 383 322
Median daily rate £375 £386 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £282 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -23.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -40.00%

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
9215 10714 10116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.25% 23.02% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6226 7255 6714
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 203 151
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.25 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.44% -10.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £15.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £56.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 19 January 2017.

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
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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -29 180 £425 - 58
South East +14 70 £385 +9.92% 21
South West +36 53 £334 -1.83% 12
Yorkshire +19 47 £360 +2.85% 12
West Midlands -2 32 £380 +8.57% 10
North West -2 31 £350 +5.66% 13
East Midlands +6 25 £165 -49.23% 8
East of England -3 14 £325 -8.77% 14
North East -12 4 £463 +42.30% 3
Midlands - 2 £450 -
SQL Server 2012
UK

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 923 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 610 (66.09%) SQL
3 456 (49.40%) Microsoft
4 448 (48.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 354 (38.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 341 (36.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 330 (35.75%) .NET
8 313 (33.91%) C#
9 297 (32.18%) T-SQL
10 270 (29.25%) Business Intelligence
11 239 (25.89%) Windows
12 235 (25.46%) SQL Server 2014
13 234 (25.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 225 (24.38%) Data Warehouse
15 213 (23.08%) ETL
16 193 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
17 169 (18.31%) ASP.NET
18 147 (15.93%) JavaScript
19 143 (15.49%) MVC
19 143 (15.49%) Finance
20 140 (15.17%) HTML
21 136 (14.73%) Team Foundation Server
21 136 (14.73%) Windows Server
22 127 (13.76%) MS Excel
23 125 (13.54%) .NET Framework
24 119 (12.89%) SQL Server 2005
25 118 (12.78%) Microsoft Azure
26 110 (11.92%) Windows Server 2012
27 103 (11.16%) Visual Studio
28 101 (10.94%) CSS

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 95 (10.29%) SharePoint
2 78 (8.45%) IIS
3 46 (4.98%) SharePoint 2013
4 40 (4.33%) MS Exchange
5 30 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 30 (3.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 29 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 20 (2.17%) CMS
8 19 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
9 18 (1.95%) Sitecore CMS
10 16 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
11 15 (1.63%) Skype for Business
12 10 (1.08%) NServiceBus
13 8 (0.87%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (0.76%) K2 blackpearl
14 7 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
14 7 (0.76%) SAS
15 6 (0.65%) Apache
16 5 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 127 (13.76%) MS Excel
2 45 (4.88%) MS Office
3 13 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.08%) InfoPath
5 8 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.76%) MS Project
7 6 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 50 (5.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (1.30%) Oracle 11i
4 9 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.65%) Demantra
6 5 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.54%) FastStats
7 4 (0.43%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.33%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.11%) OpenText MBPM
10 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
10 1 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
10 1 (0.11%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 118 (12.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (3.03%) IaaS
4 25 (2.71%) Office 365
5 24 (2.60%) PaaS
6 7 (0.76%) Data Lake Analytics
7 6 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.22%) GitHub
10 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.22%) SaaS
11 1 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.11%) AWS OpsWorks
11 1 (0.11%) CallidusCloud
11 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.11%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.23%) DNS
2 30 (3.25%) DHCP
3 21 (2.28%) TCP/IP
4 20 (2.17%) LAN
5 16 (1.73%) WAN
6 14 (1.52%) SAN
7 12 (1.30%) Skype
7 12 (1.30%) SMTP
8 11 (1.19%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (1.08%) Firewall
10 9 (0.98%) Intranet
11 8 (0.87%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (0.76%) Internet
12 7 (0.76%) VPN
13 6 (0.65%) VLAN
14 5 (0.54%) Extranet
14 5 (0.54%) FTP
14 5 (0.54%) Unified Communications
15 4 (0.43%) SSL
15 4 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 923 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 448 (48.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 354 (38.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 341 (36.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 235 (25.46%) SQL Server 2014
6 234 (25.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 225 (24.38%) Data Warehouse
8 119 (12.89%) SQL Server 2005
9 57 (6.18%) Power BI
10 55 (5.96%) Relational Database
11 43 (4.66%) SQL Server 2016
12 38 (4.12%) Oracle Database
13 35 (3.79%) OLAP
14 29 (3.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 24 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
15 24 (2.60%) NoSQL
16 19 (2.06%) QlikView
17 18 (1.95%) Big Data
17 18 (1.95%) MongoDB
18 17 (1.84%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 136 (14.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 103 (11.16%) Visual Studio
3 37 (4.01%) NUnit
4 31 (3.36%) Git (software)
5 21 (2.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 18 (1.95%) SpecFlow
6 18 (1.95%) TeamCity
7 17 (1.84%) Selenium
8 16 (1.73%) MSTest
9 12 (1.30%) Moq
10 11 (1.19%) Jenkins
10 11 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
11 9 (0.98%) JIRA
12 8 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (0.87%) Subversion
13 7 (0.76%) Cucumber
13 7 (0.76%) MSBuild
14 6 (0.65%) FxCop
14 6 (0.65%) ReSharper
14 6 (0.65%) StyleCop
General
1 143 (15.49%) Finance
2 35 (3.79%) Retail
3 34 (3.68%) Banking
4 33 (3.58%) Advertising
5 18 (1.95%) Legal
6 16 (1.73%) Marketing
7 13 (1.41%) Back Office
8 12 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.98%) Publishing
10 8 (0.87%) Investment Banking
10 8 (0.87%) Law
11 7 (0.76%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.65%) Billing
12 6 (0.65%) Electronics
12 6 (0.65%) Games
12 6 (0.65%) Local Government
13 4 (0.43%) Front Office
13 4 (0.43%) Military
14 3 (0.33%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 529 (57.31%) Developer
2 200 (21.67%) SQL Developer
3 154 (16.68%) .NET Developer
4 133 (14.41%) C# Developer
5 127 (13.76%) DBA
6 115 (12.46%) SQL DBA
7 94 (10.18%) SSIS Developer
8 92 (9.97%) C# .NET Developer
9 90 (9.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 81 (8.78%) SQL Server Developer
11 79 (8.56%) Analyst
12 48 (5.20%) ETL Developer
13 47 (5.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 47 (5.09%) SSRS Developer
14 45 (4.88%) Consultant
15 44 (4.77%) Senior Developer
16 42 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
17 41 (4.44%) Architect
18 39 (4.23%) SQL BI Developer
19 38 (4.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 330 (35.75%) .NET
2 169 (18.31%) ASP.NET
3 140 (15.17%) HTML
4 125 (13.54%) .NET Framework
5 101 (10.94%) CSS
6 94 (10.18%) WCF
7 75 (8.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 74 (8.02%) XML
9 73 (7.91%) Entity Framework
9 73 (7.91%) HTML5
9 73 (7.91%) Web Services
10 68 (7.37%) jQuery
11 64 (6.93%) ASP.NET Web API
12 58 (6.28%) AngularJS
13 49 (5.31%) MDX
14 43 (4.66%) RESTful
15 38 (4.12%) LINQ
16 32 (3.47%) Ajax
17 30 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 30 (3.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (5.09%) Clustering
3 38 (4.12%) Replication
4 36 (3.90%) Data Centre
5 23 (2.49%) Visualisation
6 17 (1.84%) Management Information System
7 15 (1.63%) Data Extraction
8 13 (1.41%) N-Tier
9 12 (1.30%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.08%) Blackberry
10 10 (1.08%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.08%) Data Integration
11 9 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (0.98%) Mobile App
12 8 (0.87%) NHS
13 7 (0.76%) PKI
14 6 (0.65%) Fixed Income
15 5 (0.54%) Computer Science
15 5 (0.54%) Derivative
15 5 (0.54%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 239 (25.89%) Windows
2 136 (14.73%) Windows Server
3 110 (11.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 85 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (4.44%) Linux
6 31 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (2.71%) Unix
8 24 (2.60%) Android
9 21 (2.28%) Windows 7
10 11 (1.19%) Apple iOS
11 10 (1.08%) HPUX
12 8 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.87%) Windows Phone
12 8 (0.87%) Windows Phone 8
13 4 (0.43%) CentOS
13 4 (0.43%) MVS
13 4 (0.43%) Solaris
13 4 (0.43%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.43%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (29.25%) Business Intelligence
2 213 (23.08%) ETL
3 193 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (15.49%) MVC
5 98 (10.62%) TDD
6 85 (9.21%) Scrum
7 82 (8.88%) Migration
8 69 (7.48%) CRM
9 68 (7.37%) Data Modelling
10 57 (6.18%) Performance Tuning
11 55 (5.96%) Kimball Methodology
12 45 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
13 44 (4.77%) OO
14 42 (4.55%) Unit Testing
15 38 (4.12%) BDD
15 38 (4.12%) ITIL
16 37 (4.01%) Data Migration
17 36 (3.90%) SOA
18 35 (3.79%) Web Development
19 34 (3.68%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 610 (66.09%) SQL
2 313 (33.91%) C#
3 297 (32.18%) T-SQL
4 147 (15.93%) JavaScript
5 88 (9.53%) PowerShell
6 47 (5.09%) VB.NET
7 29 (3.14%) VB
8 26 (2.82%) PL/SQL
9 25 (2.71%) Java
10 16 (1.73%) C++
11 12 (1.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 12 (1.30%) Python
11 12 (1.30%) VBScript
12 8 (0.87%) PHP
12 8 (0.87%) VBA
13 7 (0.76%) C
14 6 (0.65%) R
14 6 (0.65%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.54%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.43%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 76 (8.23%) Security Cleared
2 52 (5.63%) SC Cleared
3 39 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (3.25%) Degree
5 25 (2.71%) MCSE
6 13 (1.41%) MCSA
7 9 (0.98%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.87%) MCITP
9 6 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.65%) MCP
9 6 (0.65%) MCSD
9 6 (0.65%) MCTS
10 5 (0.54%) CCNA
11 4 (0.43%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.43%) PMP
12 3 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.22%) MCDBA
13 2 (0.22%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.47%) QA
2 13 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.30%) SLA
4 5 (0.54%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 91 (9.86%) Active Directory
2 52 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (2.71%) Hyper-V
4 18 (1.95%) vSphere
5 16 (1.73%) XenApp
6 15 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (0.76%) Docker
8 7 (0.76%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.76%) XenServer
9 5 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.54%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.33%) UAG
12 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.11%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.11%) Squid
12 1 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 31 (3.36%) SCCM
2 15 (1.63%) NetBackup
2 15 (1.63%) WSUS
3 12 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (1.19%) AirWatch
4 11 (1.19%) Puppet
5 10 (1.08%) Failover Clustering
6 9 (0.98%) Nagios
6 9 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (0.87%) SCOM
8 6 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (0.43%) CA Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.43%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.22%) Ansible
11 2 (0.22%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.22%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 2 (0.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 456 (49.40%) Microsoft
2 70 (7.58%) VMware
3 62 (6.72%) Oracle
4 30 (3.25%) HP
5 24 (2.60%) Tableau
6 23 (2.49%) Citrix
7 22 (2.38%) Cisco
7 22 (2.38%) Sitecore
8 19 (2.06%) Cognos
9 17 (1.84%) SAP
9 17 (1.84%) Symantec
10 14 (1.52%) Sun
11 11 (1.19%) MobileIron
12 9 (0.98%) IFS
13 8 (0.87%) Red Hat
13 8 (0.87%) RedGate
14 7 (0.76%) Dell
14 7 (0.76%) NetApp
14 7 (0.76%) SolarWinds
14 7 (0.76%) Xamarin
Liverpool, Merseyside
The Change Partners Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Coded People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Noir Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
North West England
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 7 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Herefordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Merseyside
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Rate: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £230 - £270 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Alfreton, Derbyshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £140 - £150 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago