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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 239 249 482
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +233
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 449 383 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.86% 0.79% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.17% 3.51% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 263 48
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£350 £361 £372
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.11% -2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £263 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 13
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -16.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-33.07% -7.14%
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
10768 10900 11120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.61% 22.60% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6898 6918 6448
Average daily rate £400 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 187 301
Average hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £32.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -7.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £16.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +28 220 £385 -6.09% 75
South East +36 97 £313 -7.40% 40
East of England -9 32 £350 +12.00% 12
North West -3 28 £273 -16.15% 25
West Midlands -13 23 £320 +18.51% 9
Yorkshire 0 17 £320 +1.99% 17
South West -41 15 £365 +8.14% 15
East Midlands -9 6 £315 -3.07% 6
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - - - - 5
SQL Server 2012
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SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 900 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 552 (61.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 549 (61.00%) SQL
4 401 (44.56%) .NET
5 371 (41.22%) C#
6 314 (34.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 279 (31.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 274 (30.44%) Microsoft
9 241 (26.78%) T-SQL
10 230 (25.56%) ASP.NET
11 200 (22.22%) MVC
12 180 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 175 (19.44%) SQL Server 2005
14 170 (18.89%) Windows
15 163 (18.11%) Business Intelligence
16 154 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
17 152 (16.89%) ASP.NET MVC
18 147 (16.33%) JavaScript
19 136 (15.11%) Finance
19 136 (15.11%) HTML
19 136 (15.11%) MS Excel
20 134 (14.89%) CSS
21 130 (14.44%) Data Warehouse
21 130 (14.44%) jQuery
22 116 (12.89%) Performance Tuning
23 112 (12.44%) .NET Framework
24 111 (12.33%) SharePoint
25 98 (10.89%) Oracle
26 95 (10.56%) ETL
27 93 (10.33%) Windows Server 2008

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 111 (12.33%) SharePoint
2 39 (4.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 31 (3.44%) MS Exchange
4 30 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 29 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (2.89%) IIS
7 25 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
8 17 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (1.11%) CMS
10 8 (0.89%) Node.js
10 8 (0.89%) ArcGIS
10 8 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.56%) Lync
12 5 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.44%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.44%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.33%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.33%) EPiServer CMS
14 3 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 136 (15.11%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.44%) MS Office
3 13 (1.44%) PowerPivot
4 10 (1.11%) InfoPath
5 7 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.22%) MS Project
9 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.22%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.22%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.11%) Summit
5 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.11%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.11%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.56%) Office 365
4 2 (0.22%) SaaS
5 1 (0.11%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.00%) SAN
2 17 (1.89%) Firewall
3 12 (1.33%) HTTP
4 11 (1.22%) DNS
5 10 (1.11%) DHCP
6 7 (0.78%) Internet
7 6 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (0.56%) SMTP
9 4 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (0.44%) LAN
9 4 (0.44%) LDAP
9 4 (0.44%) DMZ
10 3 (0.33%) VoIP
10 3 (0.33%) Network Security
11 2 (0.22%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.22%) VPN
12 1 (0.11%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.11%) Wireless
12 1 (0.11%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 900 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 552 (61.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 314 (34.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 279 (31.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 180 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 175 (19.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 130 (14.44%) Data Warehouse
8 71 (7.89%) Oracle Database
9 54 (6.00%) Oracle Database 10g
10 50 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
11 45 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 35 (3.89%) Relational Database
12 35 (3.89%) SQL Server 2000
13 31 (3.44%) DTS
14 29 (3.22%) MySQL
15 28 (3.11%) OLAP
16 18 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
17 17 (1.89%) RDBMS
18 16 (1.78%) MS Access
19 15 (1.67%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 86 (9.56%) Visual Studio
2 50 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (3.00%) Subversion
4 22 (2.44%) Git (software)
5 18 (2.00%) MSTest
5 18 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 14 (1.56%) Rhino Mocks
7 11 (1.22%) TeamCity
8 10 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
8 10 (1.11%) SpecFlow
8 10 (1.11%) NUnit
9 8 (0.89%) NSubstitute
10 5 (0.56%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.44%) Selenium
11 4 (0.44%) Moq
11 4 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.22%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 2 (0.22%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.22%) JUnit
12 2 (0.22%) Eclipse
General
1 136 (15.11%) Finance
2 44 (4.89%) Banking
3 32 (3.56%) Front Office
4 18 (2.00%) Investment Banking
5 14 (1.56%) Retail
6 13 (1.44%) Marketing
7 11 (1.22%) Back Office
8 10 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.11%) Advertising
9 9 (1.00%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.00%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.89%) Publishing
10 8 (0.89%) Military
11 7 (0.78%) Electronics
12 4 (0.44%) German Language
12 4 (0.44%) Billing
12 4 (0.44%) Law
12 4 (0.44%) Games
13 3 (0.33%) Legal
13 3 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 498 (55.33%) Developer
2 169 (18.78%) DBA
3 162 (18.00%) .NET Developer
3 162 (18.00%) C# Developer
4 144 (16.00%) SQL DBA
5 125 (13.89%) SQL Developer
6 104 (11.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 74 (8.22%) Analyst
8 70 (7.78%) SQL Server DBA
9 69 (7.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 56 (6.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 55 (6.11%) Senior Developer
12 50 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
13 43 (4.78%) Architect
14 41 (4.56%) Administrator
15 33 (3.67%) Web Developer
16 32 (3.56%) Consultant
17 31 (3.44%) Senior .NET Developer
18 26 (2.89%) Business Developer
18 26 (2.89%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 401 (44.56%) .NET
2 230 (25.56%) ASP.NET
3 152 (16.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 136 (15.11%) HTML
5 134 (14.89%) CSS
6 130 (14.44%) jQuery
7 112 (12.44%) .NET Framework
8 86 (9.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 82 (9.11%) WCF
10 73 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 64 (7.11%) XML
12 63 (7.00%) Web Services
13 58 (6.44%) Ajax
14 49 (5.44%) LINQ
15 47 (5.22%) Razor View Engine
16 45 (5.00%) HTML5
17 39 (4.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 37 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web API
19 35 (3.89%) WPF
20 34 (3.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 56 (6.22%) Clustering
2 51 (5.67%) Replication
3 48 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (3.33%) NHS
5 14 (1.56%) Statistics
6 13 (1.44%) Data Integration
7 12 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.33%) Visualisation
7 12 (1.33%) N-Tier
8 11 (1.22%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.00%) Management Information System
10 8 (0.89%) Open Source
11 7 (0.78%) GIS
11 7 (0.78%) DTV
11 7 (0.78%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.56%) Social Media
12 5 (0.56%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (0.56%) Data Extraction
13 4 (0.44%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 170 (18.89%) Windows
2 93 (10.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (7.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 52 (5.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (4.11%) Windows 7
6 26 (2.89%) Linux
7 17 (1.89%) UNIX
8 15 (1.67%) Windows 8
9 14 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.67%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.33%) AIX
12 2 (0.22%) Android
12 2 (0.22%) CentOS
12 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.22%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.11%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (22.22%) MVC
2 163 (18.11%) Business Intelligence
3 154 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (12.89%) Performance Tuning
5 95 (10.56%) ETL
6 87 (9.67%) Migration
7 75 (8.33%) TDD
8 58 (6.44%) Scrum
9 44 (4.89%) Unit Testing
10 43 (4.78%) ITIL
11 37 (4.11%) Capacity Planning
12 35 (3.89%) Data Modelling
13 33 (3.67%) E-Commerce
14 32 (3.56%) CRM
14 32 (3.56%) OO
15 28 (3.11%) Disaster Recovery
15 28 (3.11%) Dependency Injection
16 26 (2.89%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (2.44%) Dimensional Modelling
18 20 (2.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 549 (61.00%) SQL
2 371 (41.22%) C#
3 241 (26.78%) T-SQL
4 147 (16.33%) JavaScript
5 37 (4.11%) PowerShell
6 25 (2.78%) VB.NET
6 25 (2.78%) VBA
7 23 (2.56%) Java
8 12 (1.33%) VB
9 9 (1.00%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.00%) VBScript
9 9 (1.00%) Perl
10 7 (0.78%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.67%) PHP
11 6 (0.67%) Ruby
11 6 (0.67%) VB6
12 5 (0.56%) Python
12 5 (0.56%) C++
13 4 (0.44%) Bourne shell
13 4 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 67 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (7.00%) Security Cleared
3 49 (5.44%) SC Cleared
4 22 (2.44%) MCSE
5 21 (2.33%) Degree
6 20 (2.22%) MCITP
7 17 (1.89%) MCTS
8 14 (1.56%) MCDBA
9 11 (1.22%) MCSA
10 9 (1.00%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.44%) MCSD
11 4 (0.44%) MCP
11 4 (0.44%) MCT
11 4 (0.44%) OCP
11 4 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 2 (0.22%) VCP5
13 2 (0.22%) CCNA
13 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.67%) SLA
2 14 (1.56%) QA
3 5 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.33%) HL7
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 61 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 30 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 27 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.33%) VMware ESX
6 10 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.78%) vSphere
8 6 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.44%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.44%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.33%) vCloud
11 1 (0.11%) Xen
11 1 (0.11%) LiteSpeed
11 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (3.00%) Data Guard
2 25 (2.78%) SCCM
3 22 (2.44%) SCOM
4 7 (0.78%) AppDNA
5 5 (0.56%) WSUS
5 5 (0.56%) ARCserve
5 5 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (0.56%) Puppet
6 4 (0.44%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.22%) Ionix
8 2 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.22%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.22%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.11%) Nagios
9 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 274 (30.44%) Microsoft
2 98 (10.89%) Oracle
3 47 (5.22%) VMware
4 28 (3.11%) SAP
5 20 (2.22%) Business Objects
6 17 (1.89%) Citrix
7 16 (1.78%) Tableau
8 15 (1.67%) HP
8 15 (1.67%) Sybase
8 15 (1.67%) Cisco
9 14 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
9 14 (1.56%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.00%) Cognos
11 8 (0.89%) IBM
11 8 (0.89%) CA
11 8 (0.89%) ESRI
11 8 (0.89%) Telerik
12 7 (0.78%) Remedy
13 6 (0.67%) Facebook
13 6 (0.67%) Twitter
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