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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 247 232 448
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +216
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 437 409 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.86% 0.86% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.14% 3.79% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 263 60
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£350 £400 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +4.54%
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 10795 9995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.91% 22.82% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7143 6796 6229
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 254 248
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.31 £14.60 £18.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +11 181 £385 -14.44% 58
South East -53 82 £350 - 37
East of England +29 48 £345 +25.45% 19
Yorkshire -6 36 £320 -5.53% 20
West Midlands +9 24 £350 +16.66% 17
South West -38 23 £318 -0.78% 21
North West -5 18 £300 - 11
East Midlands +3 13 £350 - 9
North East -20 10 £305 -12.85% 7
SQL Server 2012
UK

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 883 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 532 (60.25%) SQL
3 514 (58.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 379 (42.92%) .NET
5 337 (38.17%) C#
6 312 (35.33%) Microsoft
7 300 (33.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 275 (31.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 255 (28.88%) T-SQL
10 219 (24.80%) ASP.NET
11 192 (21.74%) MVC
11 192 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 184 (20.84%) Windows
13 181 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
14 172 (19.48%) Business Intelligence
15 157 (17.78%) HTML
16 152 (17.21%) JavaScript
17 150 (16.99%) Data Warehouse
18 147 (16.65%) CSS
19 146 (16.53%) Finance
19 146 (16.53%) ASP.NET MVC
20 144 (16.31%) SQL Server 2005
21 138 (15.63%) jQuery
22 137 (15.52%) MS Excel
23 120 (13.59%) .NET Framework
24 115 (13.02%) ETL
25 101 (11.44%) TDD
26 97 (10.99%) SharePoint
27 95 (10.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
28 94 (10.65%) WCF

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 97 (10.99%) SharePoint
2 45 (5.10%) IIS
2 45 (5.10%) MS Exchange
3 41 (4.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 38 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 34 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 23 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 21 (2.38%) CMS
8 20 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (0.91%) Lotus Domino
11 7 (0.79%) Node.js
11 7 (0.79%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.68%) EPiServer CMS
13 5 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.57%) Lync
14 4 (0.45%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.45%) SAS
14 4 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 137 (15.52%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.15%) PowerPivot
3 13 (1.47%) MS Office
4 6 (0.68%) MS Project
5 4 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.34%) SPSS
7 2 (0.23%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.11%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 26 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.11%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.34%) Office 365
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.11%) SaaS
4 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.62%) SAN
2 19 (2.15%) Firewall
3 17 (1.93%) NAS
4 16 (1.81%) LAN
4 16 (1.81%) Internet
5 14 (1.59%) TCP/IP
6 12 (1.36%) HTTP
7 11 (1.25%) DNS
7 11 (1.25%) VoIP
7 11 (1.25%) WAN
8 10 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (1.02%) VPN
10 8 (0.91%) SMTP
10 8 (0.91%) DHCP
10 8 (0.91%) PBX
11 7 (0.79%) IP Telephony
12 4 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (0.45%) VLAN
13 3 (0.34%) IPsec
13 3 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 883 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 514 (58.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 300 (33.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 275 (31.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 192 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 150 (16.99%) Data Warehouse
7 144 (16.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 52 (5.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 48 (5.44%) Relational Database
10 43 (4.87%) OLAP
11 26 (2.94%) RDBMS
12 25 (2.83%) MySQL
13 24 (2.72%) OLAP Cube
14 20 (2.27%) QlikView
14 20 (2.27%) Oracle Database
14 20 (2.27%) MS Access
15 19 (2.15%) SQL Server 2000
16 18 (2.04%) SSDT
17 17 (1.93%) DTS
18 16 (1.81%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 90 (10.19%) Visual Studio
2 80 (9.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (3.28%) Subversion
4 28 (3.17%) NUnit
5 27 (3.06%) Git (software)
6 20 (2.27%) Rhino Mocks
7 19 (2.15%) MSTest
8 15 (1.70%) SpecFlow
9 11 (1.25%) TeamCity
9 11 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 9 (1.02%) Visual Studio Team System
11 8 (0.91%) Moq
12 7 (0.79%) NSubstitute
13 6 (0.68%) JIRA
14 5 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 5 (0.57%) Selenium
14 5 (0.57%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 4 (0.45%) Jenkins
15 4 (0.45%) ReSharper
15 4 (0.45%) MSI
General
1 146 (16.53%) Finance
2 37 (4.19%) Banking
3 20 (2.27%) Investment Banking
4 18 (2.04%) Retail
5 17 (1.93%) Front Office
6 13 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.36%) Legal
8 11 (1.25%) Publishing
9 10 (1.13%) Marketing
10 9 (1.02%) Advertising
11 7 (0.79%) Back Office
12 5 (0.57%) Military
13 4 (0.45%) Law
13 4 (0.45%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.45%) Games
14 3 (0.34%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.34%) Billing
14 3 (0.34%) Local Government
14 3 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 507 (57.42%) Developer
2 163 (18.46%) .NET Developer
3 130 (14.72%) DBA
4 125 (14.16%) C# Developer
5 124 (14.04%) SQL Developer
6 115 (13.02%) SQL DBA
7 83 (9.40%) C# .NET Developer
8 82 (9.29%) Analyst
9 71 (8.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 52 (5.89%) SQL Server DBA
11 47 (5.32%) Administrator
12 46 (5.21%) ASP.NET Developer
13 44 (4.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 43 (4.87%) Senior Developer
15 39 (4.42%) Architect
16 34 (3.85%) Web Developer
17 30 (3.40%) Consultant
18 28 (3.17%) Microsoft Developer
19 24 (2.72%) SQL Server Developer
20 21 (2.38%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (42.92%) .NET
2 219 (24.80%) ASP.NET
3 157 (17.78%) HTML
4 147 (16.65%) CSS
5 146 (16.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 138 (15.63%) jQuery
7 120 (13.59%) .NET Framework
8 95 (10.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 94 (10.65%) WCF
10 70 (7.93%) Ajax
11 68 (7.70%) XML
12 59 (6.68%) Web Services
13 57 (6.46%) HTML5
14 52 (5.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 49 (5.55%) Razor View Engine
16 47 (5.32%) ASP.NET Web API
17 46 (5.21%) LINQ
18 41 (4.64%) MDX
18 41 (4.64%) CSS3
19 36 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (7.02%) Replication
3 51 (5.78%) Clustering
4 29 (3.28%) NHS
5 18 (2.04%) Visualisation
6 17 (1.93%) Computer Science
7 15 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.70%) Data Integration
8 13 (1.47%) Data Structures
9 12 (1.36%) Open Source
9 12 (1.36%) N-Tier
10 11 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
11 9 (1.02%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.02%) Statistics
11 9 (1.02%) Hedge funds
12 7 (0.79%) IVR
13 5 (0.57%) GIS
13 5 (0.57%) Social Media
13 5 (0.57%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 184 (20.84%) Windows
2 92 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (7.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (4.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (2.94%) Windows 7
5 26 (2.94%) Linux
6 8 (0.91%) CentOS
7 7 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.68%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.57%) Android
9 5 (0.57%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.45%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.45%) UNIX
11 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.23%) AIX
11 2 (0.23%) Solaris
12 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.11%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (21.74%) MVC
2 181 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (19.48%) Business Intelligence
4 115 (13.02%) ETL
5 101 (11.44%) TDD
6 89 (10.08%) Performance Tuning
7 79 (8.95%) Migration
8 76 (8.61%) Scrum
9 47 (5.32%) Data Modelling
10 46 (5.21%) ITIL
11 43 (4.87%) Unit Testing
12 33 (3.74%) CRM
13 32 (3.62%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (3.62%) Analytics
13 32 (3.62%) E-Commerce
14 30 (3.40%) Kimball Methodology
15 28 (3.17%) OO
16 27 (3.06%) BDD
17 26 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
18 25 (2.83%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 532 (60.25%) SQL
2 337 (38.17%) C#
3 255 (28.88%) T-SQL
4 152 (17.21%) JavaScript
5 42 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 36 (4.08%) PowerShell
7 32 (3.62%) VBA
8 25 (2.83%) Java
9 13 (1.47%) VB
10 12 (1.36%) C++
10 12 (1.36%) VB6
11 10 (1.13%) PHP
11 10 (1.13%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.13%) Ruby
12 9 (1.02%) Python
13 8 (0.91%) Perl
14 5 (0.57%) VBScript
14 5 (0.57%) XPath
15 4 (0.45%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
15 4 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 47 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (5.21%) Security Cleared
3 27 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 22 (2.49%) Degree
5 21 (2.38%) MCSE
6 13 (1.47%) MCTS
6 13 (1.47%) MCITP
7 10 (1.13%) CCNA
7 10 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.13%) MCSA
8 8 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (0.79%) MCDBA
10 5 (0.57%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.45%) VCP5
12 3 (0.34%) MCT
12 3 (0.34%) ISEB
12 3 (0.34%) CCNP
13 2 (0.23%) VCAP
13 2 (0.23%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.81%) SLA
2 14 (1.59%) QA
3 5 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 55 (6.23%) Active Directory
2 50 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (2.60%) VMware ESX
3 23 (2.60%) vSphere
4 21 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.13%) XenDesktop
6 9 (1.02%) vCloud
7 7 (0.79%) Terminal Services
8 6 (0.68%) XenApp
9 5 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.11%) Squid
12 1 (0.11%) Xen
12 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 40 (4.53%) SCOM
2 33 (3.74%) SCCM
3 13 (1.47%) NetBackup
3 13 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.25%) Puppet
5 7 (0.79%) ARCserve
6 6 (0.68%) ZABBIX
7 5 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.34%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.23%) AppDNA
10 2 (0.23%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.23%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.11%) Control-M
11 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 312 (35.33%) Microsoft
2 76 (8.61%) VMware
3 52 (5.89%) Oracle
4 29 (3.28%) Tableau
4 29 (3.28%) HP
5 24 (2.72%) Cisco
6 19 (2.15%) IBM
6 19 (2.15%) SAP
6 19 (2.15%) Citrix
7 18 (2.04%) Symantec
8 15 (1.70%) EMC
8 15 (1.70%) Sybase
9 14 (1.59%) Cognos
10 13 (1.47%) Telerik
11 10 (1.13%) BMC
11 10 (1.13%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.02%) Business Objects
12 9 (1.02%) MicroStrategy
13 8 (0.91%) Red Gate
13 8 (0.91%) EPiServer
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Forman Computer Staff
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
Energon Technology
Rate: From £250 to £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £270 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digital Gurus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Modis International - London
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Consultia Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £350 - £400
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Streamline Connections
Rate: £220 - £270 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago