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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 220 211 210
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 512 487 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.08% 1.04% 1.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.86% 4.76% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 344 298
Average daily rate £375 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.88 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -38.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.58 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +31.57%
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
10542 10230 10507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.33% 21.78% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7185 6706 6510
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 160 213
Average hourly rate £36.50 £30.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +14.28%

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +11 241 £425 +6.25% 106
South East -14 68 £350 - 28
North West +14 57 £325 +8.33% 26
Yorkshire +14 46 £350 +9.80% 34
South West -2 32 £325 -10.34% 21
West Midlands -14 26 £375 -6.25% 11
East Midlands -4 19 £345 +2.22% 4
East of England -6 18 £405 +10.95% 17
North East -29 5 £325 +8.33% 3
SQL Server 2012
UK

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1165 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 739 (63.43%) SQL
3 580 (49.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 484 (41.55%) Microsoft
5 469 (40.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 415 (35.62%) .NET
7 392 (33.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 356 (30.56%) C#
9 334 (28.67%) T-SQL
10 318 (27.30%) Windows
11 311 (26.70%) Business Intelligence
12 294 (25.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 262 (22.49%) Finance
14 235 (20.17%) ASP.NET
15 234 (20.09%) Data Warehouse
16 200 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
17 198 (17.00%) SQL Server 2005
17 198 (17.00%) ETL
18 193 (16.57%) SQL Server 2014
19 190 (16.31%) MVC
20 176 (15.11%) .NET Framework
21 167 (14.33%) MS Excel
22 165 (14.16%) Windows Server
23 164 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
24 158 (13.56%) JavaScript
25 144 (12.36%) Visual Studio
26 136 (11.67%) Team Foundation Server
27 128 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
28 120 (10.30%) HTML
29 119 (10.21%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 119 (10.21%) SharePoint
2 93 (7.98%) IIS
3 51 (4.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 44 (3.78%) MS Exchange
5 38 (3.26%) SharePoint 2010
6 29 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 23 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 19 (1.63%) Skype for Business
9 16 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
10 15 (1.29%) CMS
11 10 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (0.69%) Umbraco
12 8 (0.69%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (0.43%) Apache Spark
14 5 (0.43%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.34%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.34%) Node.js
Applications
1 167 (14.33%) MS Excel
2 44 (3.78%) MS Office
3 15 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.03%) MS Project
5 11 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.17%) PTC Creo
7 2 (0.17%) Windchill
8 1 (0.086%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 15 (1.29%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (1.03%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (0.34%) ResourceLink
4 3 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.086%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.086%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.086%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.086%) Endur
5 1 (0.086%) FastStats
5 1 (0.086%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.086%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 61 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.80%) Office 365
4 6 (0.52%) OneDrive
4 6 (0.52%) Yammer
5 4 (0.34%) SaaS
6 3 (0.26%) GitHub
7 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.17%) Sage Pay
7 2 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.086%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.086%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.086%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.086%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.086%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.086%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 50 (4.29%) DNS
2 45 (3.86%) SAN
3 37 (3.18%) Internet
4 28 (2.40%) TCP/IP
5 26 (2.23%) DHCP
5 26 (2.23%) Firewall
6 19 (1.63%) LAN
7 14 (1.20%) WAN
8 12 (1.03%) VoIP
9 9 (0.77%) HTTP
9 9 (0.77%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (0.69%) Intranet
10 8 (0.69%) Skype
11 7 (0.60%) Ethernet
11 7 (0.60%) Network Security
11 7 (0.60%) SSL
11 7 (0.60%) Wireless
12 6 (0.52%) NetScaler
13 5 (0.43%) iSCSI
13 5 (0.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1165 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 580 (49.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 469 (40.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 392 (33.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 294 (25.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 234 (20.09%) Data Warehouse
7 198 (17.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 193 (16.57%) SQL Server 2014
9 52 (4.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 48 (4.12%) OLAP
11 39 (3.35%) Oracle Database
11 39 (3.35%) SQL Server 2000
12 31 (2.66%) QlikView
13 29 (2.49%) BusinessObjects
13 29 (2.49%) Relational Database
14 26 (2.23%) MS Access
15 24 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
16 23 (1.97%) OLAP Cube
16 23 (1.97%) Power BI
17 20 (1.72%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 144 (12.36%) Visual Studio
2 136 (11.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (3.43%) NUnit
4 35 (3.00%) Git (software)
5 25 (2.15%) Moq
5 25 (2.15%) SpecFlow
6 19 (1.63%) Rhino Mocks
7 18 (1.55%) MSTest
7 18 (1.55%) Selenium
7 18 (1.55%) TeamCity
8 16 (1.37%) Cucumber
8 16 (1.37%) Subversion
9 11 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 10 (0.86%) Jenkins
10 10 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (0.69%) Bower
11 8 (0.69%) ERwin
11 8 (0.69%) Grunt
12 7 (0.60%) MSBuild
12 7 (0.60%) ReSharper
General
1 262 (22.49%) Finance
2 98 (8.41%) Banking
3 48 (4.12%) Investment Banking
4 32 (2.75%) Retail
5 29 (2.49%) Front Office
6 28 (2.40%) Advertising
7 25 (2.15%) Back Office
8 23 (1.97%) Marketing
9 19 (1.63%) Law
10 17 (1.46%) Telecoms
11 14 (1.20%) Legal
12 10 (0.86%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.43%) Military
14 4 (0.34%) Hungarian Language
14 4 (0.34%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.26%) Automotive
15 3 (0.26%) Electronics
15 3 (0.26%) Games
16 2 (0.17%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 610 (52.36%) Developer
2 242 (20.77%) SQL Developer
3 211 (18.11%) DBA
4 185 (15.88%) SQL DBA
5 183 (15.71%) .NET Developer
6 150 (12.88%) C# Developer
7 145 (12.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 106 (9.10%) SQL Server DBA
9 97 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 82 (7.04%) SQL Server Developer
11 80 (6.87%) Analyst
12 71 (6.09%) Business Developer
13 67 (5.75%) Senior Developer
14 66 (5.67%) SQL BI Developer
15 58 (4.98%) Administrator
16 53 (4.55%) ETL Developer
17 52 (4.46%) Architect
18 51 (4.38%) ASP.NET Developer
19 47 (4.03%) T-SQL Developer
20 44 (3.78%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 415 (35.62%) .NET
2 235 (20.17%) ASP.NET
3 176 (15.11%) .NET Framework
4 120 (10.30%) HTML
5 114 (9.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 105 (9.01%) jQuery
7 98 (8.41%) Entity Framework
7 98 (8.41%) Web Services
8 96 (8.24%) CSS
9 78 (6.70%) WCF
10 76 (6.52%) MDX
11 64 (5.49%) HTML5
12 58 (4.98%) XML
13 57 (4.89%) AngularJS
14 55 (4.72%) ASP.NET Web API
15 50 (4.29%) WPF
16 43 (3.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 42 (3.61%) RESTful
18 37 (3.18%) Ajax
18 37 (3.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 80 (6.87%) Clustering
2 78 (6.70%) Replication
3 69 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (2.75%) Management Information System
5 29 (2.49%) Computer Science
6 27 (2.32%) NHS
7 26 (2.23%) Client/Server
8 25 (2.15%) Visualisation
9 18 (1.55%) Fixed Income
10 16 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.29%) N-Tier
12 13 (1.12%) Data Integration
12 13 (1.12%) Derivative
13 12 (1.03%) Equities
14 11 (0.94%) Data Centre
14 11 (0.94%) Private Cloud
15 10 (0.86%) Data Structures
15 10 (0.86%) Hedge funds
16 9 (0.77%) Mathematics
17 8 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 318 (27.30%) Windows
2 165 (14.16%) Windows Server
3 164 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 128 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 52 (4.46%) Linux
7 39 (3.35%) Windows 7
8 27 (2.32%) Solaris
9 20 (1.72%) Unix
10 13 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (0.86%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.77%) Android
12 9 (0.77%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.69%) AIX
13 8 (0.69%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.26%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.26%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
15 1 (0.086%) CentOS
15 1 (0.086%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (26.70%) Business Intelligence
2 200 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
3 198 (17.00%) ETL
4 190 (16.31%) MVC
5 115 (9.87%) Scrum
6 113 (9.70%) Migration
6 113 (9.70%) Performance Tuning
7 106 (9.10%) TDD
8 77 (6.61%) Data Modelling
9 69 (5.92%) ITIL
10 67 (5.75%) Unit Testing
11 64 (5.49%) High Availability
12 56 (4.81%) OO
13 51 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
14 49 (4.21%) Kimball Methodology
15 44 (3.78%) E-Commerce
16 43 (3.69%) Continuous Integration
17 42 (3.61%) Web Development
18 41 (3.52%) SDLC
19 38 (3.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 739 (63.43%) SQL
2 356 (30.56%) C#
3 334 (28.67%) T-SQL
4 158 (13.56%) JavaScript
5 108 (9.27%) PowerShell
6 67 (5.75%) VB.NET
7 24 (2.06%) VBA
8 20 (1.72%) C
8 20 (1.72%) VB
9 17 (1.46%) Ruby
10 16 (1.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 16 (1.37%) VBScript
11 15 (1.29%) Python
11 15 (1.29%) Shell Script
12 13 (1.12%) PL/SQL
13 11 (0.94%) TypeScript
14 10 (0.86%) Java
15 7 (0.60%) Perl
16 5 (0.43%) Korn
17 4 (0.34%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 86 (7.38%) Degree
2 47 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (3.61%) Security Cleared
4 35 (3.00%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.46%) MCSE
6 9 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (0.60%) ISEB
7 7 (0.60%) MCITP
8 6 (0.52%) MCSA
9 5 (0.43%) CCNA
9 5 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.34%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.34%) MCP
11 3 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.26%) MCTS
12 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.17%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.75%) Data Quality
2 29 (2.49%) QA
3 13 (1.12%) SLA
4 7 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.52%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.17%) Basel III
7 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.086%) COBIT
8 1 (0.086%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.086%) EMIR
8 1 (0.086%) MiFID
System Software
1 85 (7.30%) Active Directory
2 40 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (3.00%) Hyper-V
4 19 (1.63%) vSphere
5 18 (1.55%) XenApp
6 9 (0.77%) ISA Server
7 6 (0.52%) Terminal Server
8 5 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.34%) HDFS
10 3 (0.26%) Firmware
10 3 (0.26%) NFS
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.26%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.26%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.17%) XenServer
12 1 (0.086%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.086%) SRDF
12 1 (0.086%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.086%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 26 (2.23%) SCOM
2 18 (1.55%) SCCM
3 17 (1.46%) Puppet
4 16 (1.37%) Nagios
5 12 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
6 11 (0.94%) Data Guard
7 8 (0.69%) Foglight
7 8 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (0.52%) ZABBIX
9 5 (0.43%) Ansible
9 5 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.34%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.34%) WSUS
11 3 (0.26%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.26%) Control-M
11 3 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.26%) Simpana
12 2 (0.17%) Dollar Universe
12 2 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 484 (41.55%) Microsoft
2 90 (7.73%) Oracle
3 84 (7.21%) VMware
4 41 (3.52%) Cisco
5 40 (3.43%) Tableau
6 27 (2.32%) HP
7 24 (2.06%) SAP
7 24 (2.06%) Sybase
8 23 (1.97%) Citrix
9 18 (1.55%) Cognos
9 18 (1.55%) EMC
10 17 (1.46%) NetApp
11 15 (1.29%) Veritas
12 14 (1.20%) Telerik
13 13 (1.12%) Red Gate
13 13 (1.12%) Red Hat
13 13 (1.12%) Symantec
14 10 (0.86%) Sitecore
15 9 (0.77%) IBM
16 8 (0.69%) Mitel
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