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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 175 236 275
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +39
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 618 411 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.24% 0.86% 0.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.50% 4.02% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 296 192
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.07% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 12
Average hourly rate £26.75 £35.00 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.57% +2.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £35.00 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.75 £47.60 £52.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +27.27%
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
11236 10235 9690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.60% 21.37% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7476 6463 5945
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 154 215
Average hourly rate £27.78 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.87 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 +31 257 £425 +6.25% 84
South East +41 127 £350 -6.66% 46
Yorkshire +42 76 £325 +12.06% 28
North West -3 38 £325 -3.70% 33
East of England +4 33 £350 - 13
West Midlands -1 23 £335 +8.06% 19
South West -22 23 £339 -1.45% 29
East Midlands -3 21 £275 +5.76% 8
North East -10 17 £300 +20.00% 1
Midlands -1 2 - -
SQL Server 2012
UK

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 1166 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 705 (60.46%) SQL
3 564 (48.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 552 (47.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 468 (40.14%) .NET
6 459 (39.37%) Microsoft
7 445 (38.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 405 (34.73%) T-SQL
9 385 (33.02%) C#
10 309 (26.50%) Business Intelligence
11 298 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
12 289 (24.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 269 (23.07%) Windows
14 253 (21.70%) ASP.NET
15 242 (20.75%) Data Warehouse
16 232 (19.90%) ETL
17 230 (19.73%) Finance
18 187 (16.04%) JavaScript
19 178 (15.27%) Visual Studio
20 173 (14.84%) MVC
21 159 (13.64%) SharePoint
22 157 (13.46%) SQL Server 2005
23 148 (12.69%) MS Excel
24 147 (12.61%) jQuery
25 146 (12.52%) HTML
25 146 (12.52%) .NET Framework
26 145 (12.44%) Team Foundation Server
27 139 (11.92%) Windows Server 2012
28 134 (11.49%) Scrum
29 132 (11.32%) Oracle

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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
1 159 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 72 (6.17%) IIS
3 48 (4.12%) SharePoint 2010
4 41 (3.52%) MS Exchange
5 39 (3.34%) SharePoint 2013
6 31 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (1.54%) CMS
8 15 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (1.20%) SAS
9 14 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (1.20%) OpenStack
10 13 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
10 13 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
11 11 (0.94%) Node.js
12 10 (0.86%) Lync
13 6 (0.51%) Apache Pig
13 6 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (0.51%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.43%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.43%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 148 (12.69%) MS Excel
2 41 (3.52%) PowerPivot
3 17 (1.46%) MS Office
4 10 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.43%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.34%) MS Project
6 4 (0.34%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.17%) SPSS
7 2 (0.17%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 21 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.43%) Tridion
3 5 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.26%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.17%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.086%) Agresso
7 1 (0.086%) Endur
7 1 (0.086%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.086%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.086%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.43%) Office 365
4 4 (0.34%) IaaS
4 4 (0.34%) Boomi
5 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (0.17%) SaaS
6 2 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.086%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.086%) PaaS
7 1 (0.086%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.52%) SAN
2 25 (2.14%) Firewall
2 25 (2.14%) Internet
3 24 (2.06%) DNS
3 24 (2.06%) FTP
4 19 (1.63%) DHCP
5 15 (1.29%) VPN
6 13 (1.11%) Intranet
7 11 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (0.94%) LAN
8 10 (0.86%) VLAN
9 7 (0.60%) WAN
9 7 (0.60%) SMTP
9 7 (0.60%) HTTP
10 6 (0.51%) IPv4
10 6 (0.51%) Wireless
10 6 (0.51%) IP Telephony
11 5 (0.43%) PBX
12 4 (0.34%) TCP/IP
12 4 (0.34%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1166 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 564 (48.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 552 (47.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 445 (38.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 289 (24.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 242 (20.75%) Data Warehouse
7 157 (13.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 67 (5.75%) Oracle Database
9 58 (4.97%) Oracle Database 11g
10 56 (4.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 50 (4.29%) SQL Server 2000
12 42 (3.60%) Relational Database
13 41 (3.52%) OLAP
14 39 (3.34%) QlikView
15 31 (2.66%) Microsoft Power View
15 31 (2.66%) MS Access
16 26 (2.23%) DTS
17 22 (1.89%) OLAP Cube
18 21 (1.80%) SSDT
19 18 (1.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 178 (15.27%) Visual Studio
2 145 (12.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 46 (3.95%) NUnit
4 38 (3.26%) Git (software)
5 37 (3.17%) Subversion
6 34 (2.92%) Toad
7 14 (1.20%) ReSharper
7 14 (1.20%) SpecFlow
8 13 (1.11%) JIRA
9 12 (1.03%) Moq
10 11 (0.94%) Selenium
11 10 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 9 (0.77%) TeamCity
12 9 (0.77%) Jenkins
13 6 (0.51%) Grunt
13 6 (0.51%) Rhino Mocks
13 6 (0.51%) ERwin
13 6 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 5 (0.43%) FxCop
14 5 (0.43%) StyleCop
General
1 230 (19.73%) Finance
2 74 (6.35%) Banking
3 55 (4.72%) Investment Banking
4 33 (2.83%) Retail
5 27 (2.32%) Manufacturing
6 19 (1.63%) Front Office
6 19 (1.63%) Back Office
7 17 (1.46%) Legal
8 14 (1.20%) Marketing
9 12 (1.03%) Telecoms
10 11 (0.94%) Advertising
11 8 (0.69%) Publishing
11 8 (0.69%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.51%) Automotive
13 3 (0.26%) Law
13 3 (0.26%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.26%) Local Government
14 2 (0.17%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.17%) German Language
14 2 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 670 (57.46%) Developer
2 178 (15.27%) SQL Developer
3 166 (14.24%) .NET Developer
4 156 (13.38%) DBA
5 133 (11.41%) SQL DBA
6 114 (9.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 108 (9.26%) Analyst
8 82 (7.03%) C# Developer
9 53 (4.55%) Senior Developer
10 52 (4.46%) C# .NET Developer
11 51 (4.37%) Administrator
12 48 (4.12%) Consultant
13 47 (4.03%) Architect
14 45 (3.86%) SQL Server DBA
15 42 (3.60%) Web Developer
16 38 (3.26%) SQL Server Developer
17 36 (3.09%) ASP.NET Developer
18 32 (2.74%) Business Developer
19 31 (2.66%) Database Developer
20 28 (2.40%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 468 (40.14%) .NET
2 253 (21.70%) ASP.NET
3 147 (12.61%) jQuery
4 146 (12.52%) .NET Framework
4 146 (12.52%) HTML
5 124 (10.63%) CSS
6 114 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 97 (8.32%) XML
8 93 (7.98%) WCF
9 87 (7.46%) MDX
10 83 (7.12%) Web Services
11 68 (5.83%) Entity Framework
12 65 (5.57%) HTML5
13 63 (5.40%) Ajax
14 62 (5.32%) ASP.NET Web API
15 60 (5.15%) WPF
16 55 (4.72%) AngularJS
17 42 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 39 (3.34%) LINQ
19 37 (3.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 100 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (4.72%) Clustering
3 41 (3.52%) Replication
4 33 (2.83%) NHS
5 29 (2.49%) Computer Science
6 22 (1.89%) Data Integration
7 21 (1.80%) Data Centre
8 20 (1.72%) N-Tier
9 17 (1.46%) Management Information System
9 17 (1.46%) Mathematics
10 16 (1.37%) Visualisation
10 16 (1.37%) Hedge funds
11 14 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
12 12 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
13 10 (0.86%) Fixed Income
13 10 (0.86%) Derivative
14 9 (0.77%) Equities
14 9 (0.77%) Data Structures
15 8 (0.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 269 (23.07%) Windows
2 139 (11.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 124 (10.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (5.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (3.77%) Linux
6 20 (1.72%) Windows 7
7 16 (1.37%) UNIX
8 14 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.94%) CentOS
9 11 (0.94%) Windows 8
9 11 (0.94%) Windows XP
10 8 (0.69%) Android
11 6 (0.51%) AIX
12 3 (0.26%) Solaris
12 3 (0.26%) Fedora
13 2 (0.17%) VMS
14 1 (0.086%) SUSE
14 1 (0.086%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.086%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (26.50%) Business Intelligence
2 298 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
3 232 (19.90%) ETL
4 173 (14.84%) MVC
5 134 (11.49%) Scrum
6 115 (9.86%) TDD
7 100 (8.58%) Data Modelling
8 97 (8.32%) Migration
9 86 (7.38%) SDLC
10 69 (5.92%) Performance Tuning
11 62 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
12 56 (4.80%) E-Commerce
13 48 (4.12%) ITIL
14 46 (3.95%) OO
14 46 (3.95%) Kimball Methodology
15 45 (3.86%) Disaster Recovery
15 45 (3.86%) Analytics
16 40 (3.43%) CRM
16 40 (3.43%) Configuration Management
16 40 (3.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 705 (60.46%) SQL
2 405 (34.73%) T-SQL
3 385 (33.02%) C#
4 187 (16.04%) JavaScript
5 94 (8.06%) PowerShell
6 67 (5.75%) VB.NET
7 47 (4.03%) VB
8 44 (3.77%) PL/SQL
9 31 (2.66%) VBA
10 28 (2.40%) Java
11 26 (2.23%) VB6
12 21 (1.80%) Python
13 20 (1.72%) Perl
13 20 (1.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 19 (1.63%) Ruby
14 19 (1.63%) PHP
15 13 (1.11%) Shell Script
16 11 (0.94%) VBScript
17 7 (0.60%) C++
18 6 (0.51%) C
Qualifications
1 72 (6.17%) Degree
2 52 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (3.86%) Security Cleared
4 33 (2.83%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.46%) MCSE
6 12 (1.03%) MCSA
7 11 (0.94%) MCITP
8 9 (0.77%) MCDBA
9 8 (0.69%) MCTS
10 7 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.26%) MCP
11 3 (0.26%) HP APS
12 2 (0.17%) VCP4
12 2 (0.17%) CCNA
13 1 (0.086%) ISEB
13 1 (0.086%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.086%) PMP
13 1 (0.086%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.086%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.49%) QA
2 12 (1.03%) SLA
2 12 (1.03%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.26%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.086%) HL7
4 1 (0.086%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 56 (4.80%) Active Directory
2 45 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (2.40%) vSphere
4 20 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (1.72%) Hyper-V
5 18 (1.54%) XenApp
6 17 (1.46%) vCloud
7 15 (1.29%) XenDesktop
8 9 (0.77%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.43%) HDFS
9 5 (0.43%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.26%) Samba
10 3 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.086%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 24 (2.06%) SCCM
2 22 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (1.72%) Puppet
4 13 (1.11%) ZABBIX
5 11 (0.94%) SCOM
6 9 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (0.60%) ARCserve
7 7 (0.60%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.34%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.34%) SCSM
8 4 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.34%) EMC VPLEX
9 3 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (0.26%) LiteSpeed
10 2 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.17%) Control-M
10 2 (0.17%) vMotion
11 1 (0.086%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.086%) MOM
11 1 (0.086%) Foglight
Vendors
1 459 (39.37%) Microsoft
2 132 (11.32%) Oracle
3 75 (6.43%) VMware
4 44 (3.77%) HP
5 39 (3.34%) Tableau
6 36 (3.09%) Citrix
7 35 (3.00%) IBM
8 30 (2.57%) Business Objects
9 28 (2.40%) Cisco
10 21 (1.80%) Cognos
10 21 (1.80%) Red Hat
11 19 (1.63%) SAP
12 16 (1.37%) Sitecore
13 15 (1.29%) Red Gate
13 15 (1.29%) Perforce
14 13 (1.11%) 3PAR
14 13 (1.11%) New Relic
14 13 (1.11%) AppDynamics
14 13 (1.11%) Telerik
15 12 (1.03%) Altiris
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 4 hours ago
Billericay, Essex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheshire
Robert Walters
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £330 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £280 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £NEG
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leyland, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £270.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £360.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago