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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 237 197 225
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +28
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 459 627 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.00% 1.24% 1.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.45% 5.39% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 464 356
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 10
Median hourly rate £45.00 £12.30 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+265.85% -67.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £10.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £22.50 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £12.30 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+204.87% -67.20%
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
10310 11623 10998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.40% 23.00% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6910 7830 7405
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 £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 176 175
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -83 166 £425 -5.55% 45
South East +19 66 £400 +6.66% 28
South West +35 57 £338 -0.73% 22
North West -1 48 £353 +0.71% 8
Yorkshire +11 43 £360 +2.85% 13
West Midlands -25 29 £380 +12.59% 3
East Midlands -11 23 £288 -6.12% 1
East of England -15 19 £325 -3.70% 7
North East -28 8 £400 +23.07%
SQL Server 2012
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SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 935 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 647 (69.20%) SQL
3 452 (48.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 438 (46.84%) Microsoft
5 358 (38.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 331 (35.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 326 (34.87%) .NET
8 308 (32.94%) C#
9 301 (32.19%) T-SQL
10 292 (31.23%) Business Intelligence
11 256 (27.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 241 (25.78%) Data Warehouse
13 240 (25.67%) Windows
14 231 (24.71%) SQL Server 2014
15 220 (23.53%) ETL
16 216 (23.10%) Agile Software Development
17 179 (19.14%) ASP.NET
18 148 (15.83%) Team Foundation Server
19 147 (15.72%) MVC
20 145 (15.51%) Windows Server
21 141 (15.08%) Finance
22 133 (14.22%) HTML
23 125 (13.37%) JavaScript
24 122 (13.05%) MS Excel
25 121 (12.94%) .NET Framework
26 115 (12.30%) SQL Server 2005
27 114 (12.19%) Visual Studio
27 114 (12.19%) Windows Server 2012
28 110 (11.76%) Active Directory
29 101 (10.80%) 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 99 (10.59%) SharePoint
2 75 (8.02%) IIS
3 55 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 40 (4.28%) SharePoint 2013
5 39 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 33 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 30 (3.21%) CMS
8 27 (2.89%) Sitecore CMS
8 27 (2.89%) Skype for Business
9 26 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
10 23 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
11 19 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2007
12 17 (1.82%) Tomcat
13 11 (1.18%) Apache
13 11 (1.18%) JBoss
13 11 (1.18%) NServiceBus
14 7 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (0.75%) K2 blackpearl
15 5 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
15 5 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 122 (13.05%) MS Excel
2 37 (3.96%) MS Office
3 10 (1.07%) InfoPath
3 10 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.43%) MS Project
5 4 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 40 (4.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.43%) Demantra
4 4 (0.43%) FastStats
4 4 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.32%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.21%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.21%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.21%) OpenText MBPM
6 2 (0.21%) SystmOne
6 2 (0.21%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.11%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 94 (10.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (3.10%) Office 365
4 18 (1.93%) IaaS
5 14 (1.50%) PaaS
6 8 (0.86%) Data Lake Analytics
7 6 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.21%) GitHub
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.11%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.11%) CallidusCloud
10 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.11%) G Suite
10 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (5.03%) DNS
2 35 (3.74%) DHCP
3 29 (3.10%) SAN
4 23 (2.46%) TCP/IP
5 20 (2.14%) Firewall
6 18 (1.93%) LAN
7 15 (1.60%) WAN
8 11 (1.18%) Skype
8 11 (1.18%) SMTP
9 10 (1.07%) VPN
10 9 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (0.75%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (0.75%) Internet
11 7 (0.75%) iSCSI
11 7 (0.75%) MPLS
12 6 (0.64%) NAS
12 6 (0.64%) SSL
12 6 (0.64%) Unified Communications
12 6 (0.64%) VLAN
12 6 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 935 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 452 (48.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 358 (38.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 331 (35.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 256 (27.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 241 (25.78%) Data Warehouse
7 231 (24.71%) SQL Server 2014
8 115 (12.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 56 (5.99%) Power BI
10 50 (5.35%) Relational Database
11 39 (4.17%) OLAP
12 35 (3.74%) SQL Server 2016
13 32 (3.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 32 (3.42%) Oracle Database
14 29 (3.10%) MongoDB
15 21 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
16 20 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
16 20 (2.14%) QlikView
17 19 (2.03%) NoSQL
18 18 (1.93%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 148 (15.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 114 (12.19%) Visual Studio
3 30 (3.21%) Git (software)
4 29 (3.10%) NUnit
5 19 (2.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 16 (1.71%) Selenium
7 15 (1.60%) MSTest
7 15 (1.60%) SpecFlow
8 14 (1.50%) Subversion
8 14 (1.50%) TeamCity
9 12 (1.28%) Moq
10 9 (0.96%) JIRA
11 8 (0.86%) Jenkins
12 7 (0.75%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.64%) Eclipse
13 6 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
14 5 (0.53%) FxCop
14 5 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
14 5 (0.53%) ReSharper
14 5 (0.53%) WebDriver
General
1 141 (15.08%) Finance
2 40 (4.28%) Banking
3 33 (3.53%) Advertising
4 29 (3.10%) Retail
5 17 (1.82%) Legal
6 15 (1.60%) Back Office
7 11 (1.18%) Marketing
8 10 (1.07%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.75%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.64%) Billing
10 6 (0.64%) Electronics
10 6 (0.64%) Law
10 6 (0.64%) Publishing
11 5 (0.53%) Local Government
11 5 (0.53%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.43%) Games
12 4 (0.43%) Military
13 3 (0.32%) Front Office
13 3 (0.32%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 530 (56.68%) Developer
2 204 (21.82%) SQL Developer
3 152 (16.26%) .NET Developer
4 127 (13.58%) DBA
5 115 (12.30%) C# Developer
5 115 (12.30%) SQL DBA
6 108 (11.55%) SSIS Developer
7 86 (9.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 80 (8.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 77 (8.24%) SQL Server Developer
10 73 (7.81%) Analyst
11 58 (6.20%) Senior Developer
12 54 (5.78%) SSRS Developer
13 51 (5.45%) Administrator
14 49 (5.24%) ETL Developer
15 47 (5.03%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 45 (4.81%) ASP.NET Developer
17 44 (4.71%) Architect
17 44 (4.71%) Data Warehouse Developer
17 44 (4.71%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 326 (34.87%) .NET
2 179 (19.14%) ASP.NET
3 133 (14.22%) HTML
4 121 (12.94%) .NET Framework
5 101 (10.80%) CSS
6 93 (9.95%) WCF
7 89 (9.52%) Web Services
8 78 (8.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 76 (8.13%) HTML5
10 74 (7.91%) Entity Framework
11 73 (7.81%) XML
12 72 (7.70%) jQuery
13 63 (6.74%) ASP.NET Web API
14 49 (5.24%) MDX
15 47 (5.03%) AngularJS
16 45 (4.81%) LINQ
17 44 (4.71%) RESTful
18 36 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 31 (3.32%) SOAP
20 26 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 67 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (5.78%) Clustering
3 49 (5.24%) Replication
4 36 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 21 (2.25%) Visualisation
6 20 (2.14%) N-Tier
7 17 (1.82%) NHS
8 15 (1.60%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.39%) Data Integration
9 13 (1.39%) Data Structures
10 12 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.18%) Blackberry
11 11 (1.18%) Data Extraction
12 9 (0.96%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.86%) Computer Science
14 7 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 6 (0.64%) Fixed Income
16 5 (0.53%) Equities
16 5 (0.53%) Mathematics
16 5 (0.53%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 240 (25.67%) Windows
2 145 (15.51%) Windows Server
3 114 (12.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 90 (9.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (3.10%) Linux
6 26 (2.78%) Android
6 26 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (2.03%) Windows 7
8 15 (1.60%) Apple iOS
9 14 (1.50%) Unix
10 8 (0.86%) Windows Phone
10 8 (0.86%) Windows Phone 8
11 7 (0.75%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.53%) CentOS
13 5 (0.53%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.43%) HPUX
15 3 (0.32%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.32%) Solaris
15 3 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (31.23%) Business Intelligence
2 220 (23.53%) ETL
3 216 (23.10%) Agile Software Development
4 147 (15.72%) MVC
5 91 (9.73%) Scrum
6 85 (9.09%) TDD
7 72 (7.70%) Migration
8 68 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
9 66 (7.06%) CRM
10 63 (6.74%) Data Modelling
11 56 (5.99%) Kimball Methodology
12 43 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
12 43 (4.60%) OO
13 41 (4.39%) ITIL
13 41 (4.39%) Unit Testing
14 40 (4.28%) ETL Development
15 37 (3.96%) BDD
16 36 (3.85%) Business Analysis
17 35 (3.74%) OOP
18 34 (3.64%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 647 (69.20%) SQL
2 308 (32.94%) C#
3 301 (32.19%) T-SQL
4 125 (13.37%) JavaScript
5 84 (8.98%) PowerShell
6 50 (5.35%) VB.NET
7 28 (2.99%) Java
8 23 (2.46%) VB
9 21 (2.25%) PL/SQL
10 13 (1.39%) C++
11 11 (1.18%) VBScript
12 10 (1.07%) VBA
13 9 (0.96%) Python
14 7 (0.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 6 (0.64%) PHP
16 5 (0.53%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.43%) R
17 4 (0.43%) Ruby
17 4 (0.43%) XAML
18 3 (0.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 80 (8.56%) Security Cleared
2 52 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 50 (5.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (3.42%) Degree
5 28 (2.99%) MCSE
6 13 (1.39%) MCSA
6 13 (1.39%) MCTS
7 12 (1.28%) MCITP
8 10 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (0.75%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.75%) MCP
10 7 (0.75%) MCSD
11 6 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.53%) CCNA
12 5 (0.53%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.43%) MCDST
13 4 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (0.43%) PMP
14 3 (0.32%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.64%) QA
2 17 (1.82%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.07%) SLA
4 8 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.11%) MiFID
6 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 110 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 59 (6.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (3.64%) Hyper-V
4 25 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
5 24 (2.57%) vSphere
6 22 (2.35%) XenApp
7 9 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (0.86%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.75%) XenServer
10 5 (0.53%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.43%) Docker
11 4 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.11%) Firmware
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 35 (3.74%) SCCM
2 20 (2.14%) NetBackup
3 19 (2.03%) SCOM
4 17 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (1.39%) WSUS
6 11 (1.18%) Failover Clustering
7 9 (0.96%) AirWatch
8 8 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
9 7 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (0.53%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.53%) Puppet
11 4 (0.43%) CA Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 4 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
11 4 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (0.32%) Data Guard
12 3 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
13 2 (0.21%) Control-M
13 2 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (0.21%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 438 (46.84%) Microsoft
2 79 (8.45%) VMware
3 58 (6.20%) Oracle
4 33 (3.53%) Sitecore
5 31 (3.32%) HP
6 29 (3.10%) Citrix
7 27 (2.89%) Cisco
8 22 (2.35%) Symantec
8 22 (2.35%) Tableau
9 17 (1.82%) IBM
10 16 (1.71%) Sun
11 15 (1.60%) Cognos
11 15 (1.60%) SAP
12 12 (1.28%) EMC
13 10 (1.07%) NetApp
14 9 (0.96%) Dell
14 9 (0.96%) IFS
14 9 (0.96%) MobileIron
14 9 (0.96%) RedGate
15 8 (0.86%) Twitter
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