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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK / England
Rank 226 224 216
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 441 510 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.05% 1.07% 1.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.70% 4.77% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 355 372
Median daily rate £375 £389 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.53% +3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £506 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Median hourly rate £27.00 £18.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -8.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £19.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £19.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-36.47% -

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
9387 10682 10612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.41% 22.40% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6406 7284 6954
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 £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 179 157
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £60.62 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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 24 February 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
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 February 2017.

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 24 February 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 -36 175 £423 -0.47% 68
South East +32 74 £390 +11.42% 29
South West +17 45 £313 -3.84% 11
Yorkshire +12 39 £360 +6.66% 10
East Midlands +25 35 £161 -57.00% 3
North West +16 28 £350 +3.70% 18
East of England +12 22 £338 -11.18% 6
West Midlands +3 20 £285 -24.00% 14
North East -20 3 £268 -12.65% 3
Midlands - 3 £450 -
SQL Server 2012
UK

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 900 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 585 (65.00%) SQL
3 463 (51.44%) Microsoft
4 430 (47.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 336 (37.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 324 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 313 (34.78%) .NET
8 290 (32.22%) C#
9 280 (31.11%) T-SQL
10 262 (29.11%) Business Intelligence
11 253 (28.11%) Windows
12 228 (25.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 217 (24.11%) SQL Server 2014
14 213 (23.67%) Data Warehouse
15 200 (22.22%) ETL
16 179 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
17 152 (16.89%) Finance
18 150 (16.67%) ASP.NET
19 144 (16.00%) Windows Server
20 141 (15.67%) MVC
21 136 (15.11%) JavaScript
22 132 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
23 128 (14.22%) MS Excel
24 125 (13.89%) HTML
25 118 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
26 117 (13.00%) .NET Framework
27 113 (12.56%) Team Foundation Server
28 108 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
29 102 (11.33%) Migration
30 100 (11.11%) PowerShell

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 76 (8.44%) SharePoint
2 73 (8.11%) IIS
3 42 (4.67%) MS Exchange
4 32 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (3.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 24 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
8 16 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
9 15 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (1.33%) SAS
11 9 (1.00%) CMS
12 8 (0.89%) Apache
12 8 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
12 8 (0.89%) Skype for Business
12 8 (0.89%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
14 6 (0.67%) JBoss
15 4 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
16 3 (0.33%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 128 (14.22%) MS Excel
2 47 (5.22%) MS Office
3 11 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.78%) MS Project
5 3 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.22%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 51 (5.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (2.00%) Oracle 11i
3 11 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.78%) Demantra
4 7 (0.78%) SnowdropKCS
5 5 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.56%) FastStats
6 4 (0.44%) Pegasus Opera
6 4 (0.44%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.44%) SystmOne
7 3 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.33%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.33%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.11%) Postilion
9 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
9 1 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 118 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (4.00%) IaaS
3 30 (3.33%) PaaS
4 29 (3.22%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (2.56%) Office 365
6 10 (1.11%) Data Lake Analytics
7 4 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.22%) AWS OpsWorks
9 2 (0.22%) CallidusCloud
9 2 (0.22%) GitHub
9 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.22%) SaaS
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.00%) DNS
2 31 (3.44%) TCP/IP
3 26 (2.89%) DHCP
4 23 (2.56%) Firewall
5 16 (1.78%) LAN
6 14 (1.56%) SAN
7 13 (1.44%) Intranet
8 12 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
9 11 (1.22%) Internet
10 9 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (0.89%) VPN
11 8 (0.89%) WAN
11 8 (0.89%) Wireless
12 7 (0.78%) Extranet
12 7 (0.78%) FTP
12 7 (0.78%) SMTP
13 6 (0.67%) VLAN
14 5 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 900 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 430 (47.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 336 (37.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 324 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 228 (25.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 217 (24.11%) SQL Server 2014
7 213 (23.67%) Data Warehouse
8 108 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 64 (7.11%) Power BI
10 59 (6.56%) Relational Database
11 51 (5.67%) SQL Server 2016
12 39 (4.33%) Oracle Database
13 35 (3.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 33 (3.67%) OLAP
15 23 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
16 22 (2.44%) NoSQL
16 22 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
17 21 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
17 21 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
18 19 (2.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 113 (12.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 98 (10.89%) Visual Studio
3 30 (3.33%) NUnit
4 29 (3.22%) Git (software)
5 20 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 18 (2.00%) SpecFlow
7 16 (1.78%) TeamCity
8 15 (1.67%) MSTest
9 12 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
10 11 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (1.11%) Selenium
12 9 (1.00%) Jenkins
12 9 (1.00%) Moq
12 9 (1.00%) MSBuild
13 8 (0.89%) JIRA
13 8 (0.89%) Subversion
14 7 (0.78%) Cucumber
15 5 (0.56%) FxCop
15 5 (0.56%) ReSharper
15 5 (0.56%) StyleCop
General
1 152 (16.89%) Finance
2 40 (4.44%) Banking
3 38 (4.22%) Retail
4 29 (3.22%) Advertising
5 19 (2.11%) Marketing
6 18 (2.00%) Legal
7 17 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.67%) Back Office
9 13 (1.44%) Law
10 12 (1.33%) Publishing
11 9 (1.00%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.89%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.67%) Games
13 6 (0.67%) Local Government
14 4 (0.44%) Front Office
15 2 (0.22%) Billing
15 2 (0.22%) Telecoms
16 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.11%) Electronics
16 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 484 (53.78%) Developer
2 183 (20.33%) SQL Developer
3 150 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 129 (14.33%) DBA
5 116 (12.89%) C# Developer
5 116 (12.89%) SQL DBA
6 93 (10.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 86 (9.56%) SSIS Developer
8 84 (9.33%) Analyst
9 81 (9.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 72 (8.00%) SQL Server Developer
11 45 (5.00%) SSRS Developer
12 43 (4.78%) Administrator
12 43 (4.78%) Architect
12 43 (4.78%) Consultant
12 43 (4.78%) ETL Developer
13 42 (4.67%) ASP.NET Developer
13 42 (4.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 41 (4.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 39 (4.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (34.78%) .NET
2 150 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 125 (13.89%) HTML
4 117 (13.00%) .NET Framework
5 93 (10.33%) CSS
6 92 (10.22%) WCF
7 73 (8.11%) Entity Framework
8 72 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 67 (7.44%) XML
10 60 (6.67%) jQuery
11 59 (6.56%) Web Services
12 57 (6.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 55 (6.11%) HTML5
14 52 (5.78%) AngularJS
15 49 (5.44%) MDX
16 35 (3.89%) RESTful
17 31 (3.44%) Ajax
17 31 (3.44%) LINQ
18 30 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 25 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (6.56%) Clustering
2 49 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (4.22%) Replication
4 34 (3.78%) Data Centre
5 18 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.33%) NHS
7 10 (1.11%) Blackberry
7 10 (1.11%) Client/Server
7 10 (1.11%) Data Structures
8 8 (0.89%) EPoS
8 8 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (0.89%) PKI
9 7 (0.78%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.67%) Derivative
10 6 (0.67%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.56%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.56%) Equities
11 5 (0.56%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.56%) User Experience
12 4 (0.44%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 253 (28.11%) Windows
2 144 (16.00%) Windows Server
3 132 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 97 (10.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (5.56%) Linux
6 32 (3.56%) Unix
6 32 (3.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (3.11%) Windows 7
8 13 (1.44%) Android
9 12 (1.33%) HPUX
9 12 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.89%) Apple iOS
10 8 (0.89%) CentOS
11 7 (0.78%) Windows Phone
11 7 (0.78%) Windows Phone 8
12 5 (0.56%) MVS
13 4 (0.44%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.33%) Solaris
15 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (29.11%) Business Intelligence
2 200 (22.22%) ETL
3 179 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
4 141 (15.67%) MVC
5 102 (11.33%) Migration
6 89 (9.89%) TDD
7 70 (7.78%) Scrum
8 66 (7.33%) CRM
9 63 (7.00%) Data Modelling
10 59 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
11 57 (6.33%) Kimball Methodology
12 54 (6.00%) ITIL
13 46 (5.11%) Data Migration
14 39 (4.33%) Business Analysis
15 37 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
16 36 (4.00%) Multithreading
16 36 (4.00%) OO
17 35 (3.89%) Unit Testing
18 34 (3.78%) BDD
18 34 (3.78%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 585 (65.00%) SQL
2 290 (32.22%) C#
3 280 (31.11%) T-SQL
4 136 (15.11%) JavaScript
5 100 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 35 (3.89%) VB.NET
7 34 (3.78%) PL/SQL
8 24 (2.67%) Java
9 22 (2.44%) VB
10 16 (1.78%) VBScript
11 15 (1.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 15 (1.67%) Python
12 11 (1.22%) VBA
13 10 (1.11%) C++
14 7 (0.78%) C
14 7 (0.78%) R
15 6 (0.67%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.56%) MATLAB
16 5 (0.56%) VB6
17 4 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 62 (6.89%) Security Cleared
2 44 (4.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (4.56%) SC Cleared
4 30 (3.33%) Degree
5 22 (2.44%) MCSE
6 16 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (1.33%) MCP
8 10 (1.11%) MCITP
8 10 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (1.00%) CCNA
9 9 (1.00%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.78%) MCSA
10 7 (0.78%) MCTS
11 6 (0.67%) MCSD
12 4 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.44%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.44%) PMP
13 3 (0.33%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.33%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.11%) QA
2 14 (1.56%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.22%) SLA
4 7 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.33%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 88 (9.78%) Active Directory
2 56 (6.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (4.33%) Hyper-V
4 22 (2.44%) XenApp
5 17 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (1.89%) vSphere
6 11 (1.22%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.78%) Docker
7 7 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.78%) XenServer
8 6 (0.67%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.44%) Terminal Server
9 4 (0.44%) UAG
10 3 (0.33%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.11%) Squid
Systems Management
1 36 (4.00%) SCCM
2 13 (1.44%) Failover Clustering
3 12 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 10 (1.11%) Nagios
4 10 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
4 10 (1.11%) Puppet
5 9 (1.00%) NetBackup
6 7 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 6 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.67%) PowerCLI
7 6 (0.67%) SCOM
7 6 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (0.67%) WSUS
8 5 (0.56%) AirWatch
8 5 (0.56%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.44%) CA Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (0.33%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 463 (51.44%) Microsoft
2 76 (8.44%) VMware
3 64 (7.11%) Oracle
4 32 (3.56%) HP
5 31 (3.44%) Citrix
6 25 (2.78%) Cisco
6 25 (2.78%) Tableau
7 19 (2.11%) SAP
7 19 (2.11%) Symantec
8 15 (1.67%) Sun
9 14 (1.56%) Red Hat
10 12 (1.33%) Dell
11 11 (1.22%) Cognos
11 11 (1.22%) Sitecore
11 11 (1.22%) SolarWinds
12 10 (1.11%) Xamarin
13 9 (1.00%) RedGate
14 7 (0.78%) EMC
15 6 (0.67%) NetApp
15 6 (0.67%) Splunk
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wiltshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Essex
Montash
Rate: Competetive
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes
PS Computer Services
Rate: £300pd
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £475 - £480 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mane Contract Services Limited
Rate: £350 - £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ascend Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago