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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 269 161 193
Rank change year-on-year
-108 +32
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 438 748 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.86% 1.48% 1.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.93% 6.41% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 565 389
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 8
Median hourly rate £17.00 £22.83 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% -39.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.04 £16.25 £29.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £25.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+39.80% -32.23%
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
11153 11675 11366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.90% 23.06% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7637 7664 7308
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 164 198
Median hourly rate £33.25 £32.10 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% -8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.48 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £46.09 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.69% -8.28%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -72 210 £425 +5.59% 71
South West +15 60 £350 -3.11% 15
South East -82 52 £350 - 23
West Midlands -16 31 £381 +5.17% 20
North West -47 23 £350 +3.70% 14
Yorkshire -29 22 £375 +15.38% 18
East of England -10 14 £463 +25.00% 8
North East -41 14 £288 -2.54% 4
East Midlands -20 9 £375 +22.95% 6
Midlands -5 1 - -
SQL Server 2012
UK

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 944 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 630 (66.74%) SQL
3 423 (44.81%) Microsoft
4 421 (44.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 356 (37.71%) .NET
6 336 (35.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 320 (33.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 301 (31.89%) C#
9 291 (30.83%) T-SQL
9 291 (30.83%) Windows
10 239 (25.32%) Business Intelligence
11 218 (23.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 193 (20.44%) ASP.NET
13 190 (20.13%) SQL Server 2014
14 189 (20.02%) Finance
15 172 (18.22%) MS Excel
16 167 (17.69%) SQL Server 2005
17 164 (17.37%) Data Warehouse
18 162 (17.16%) .NET Framework
18 162 (17.16%) Windows Server
19 160 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
20 153 (16.21%) MVC
21 150 (15.89%) ETL
22 143 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
23 124 (13.14%) JavaScript
24 122 (12.92%) SharePoint
25 111 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
26 106 (11.23%) Active Directory
26 106 (11.23%) HTML
27 105 (11.12%) Migration

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
1 122 (12.92%) SharePoint
2 95 (10.06%) IIS
3 49 (5.19%) SharePoint 2013
4 42 (4.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 38 (4.03%) MS Exchange
6 22 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (1.38%) CMS
9 12 (1.27%) Skype for Business
10 9 (0.95%) Umbraco
11 8 (0.85%) SAS
12 7 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.53%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.53%) JBoss
13 5 (0.53%) Node.js
13 5 (0.53%) NServiceBus
13 5 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 172 (18.22%) MS Excel
2 53 (5.61%) MS Office
3 24 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.48%) InfoPath
5 13 (1.38%) MS Visio
6 11 (1.17%) MS Project
7 6 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.64%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.42%) ResourceLink
5 3 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.21%) Infor CRM
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.11%) Endur
7 1 (0.11%) FastStats
7 1 (0.11%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 53 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (3.18%) Office 365
3 24 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.95%) OneDrive
4 9 (0.95%) Yammer
5 3 (0.32%) GitHub
5 3 (0.32%) SaaS
6 2 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.21%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.21%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.11%) IaaS
7 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (4.77%) DNS
2 33 (3.50%) Internet
3 31 (3.28%) SAN
4 24 (2.54%) Firewall
5 22 (2.33%) TCP/IP
6 17 (1.80%) DHCP
6 17 (1.80%) LAN
7 16 (1.69%) Intranet
8 13 (1.38%) WAN
8 13 (1.38%) Wireless
9 11 (1.17%) Kerberos
10 10 (1.06%) HTTP
11 7 (0.74%) Ethernet
12 6 (0.64%) NetScaler
12 6 (0.64%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (0.64%) VoIP
13 5 (0.53%) LDAP
14 4 (0.42%) NAS
14 4 (0.42%) Skype
14 4 (0.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 944 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 421 (44.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 336 (35.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 320 (33.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 218 (23.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 190 (20.13%) SQL Server 2014
7 167 (17.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 164 (17.37%) Data Warehouse
9 39 (4.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 37 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
11 33 (3.50%) Relational Database
12 29 (3.07%) Oracle Database
13 26 (2.75%) OLAP
13 26 (2.75%) QlikView
14 22 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
14 22 (2.33%) Power BI
15 19 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
16 17 (1.80%) MS Access
17 16 (1.69%) Data Mart
18 14 (1.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 97 (10.28%) Visual Studio
2 91 (9.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (3.92%) NUnit
4 26 (2.75%) Git (software)
5 20 (2.12%) Moq
6 19 (2.01%) MSTest
7 18 (1.91%) SpecFlow
7 18 (1.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 14 (1.48%) Subversion
9 13 (1.38%) Selenium
10 12 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
10 12 (1.27%) TeamCity
11 10 (1.06%) Rhino Mocks
12 9 (0.95%) ERwin
12 9 (0.95%) Jasmine
13 8 (0.85%) Cucumber
13 8 (0.85%) ReSharper
14 7 (0.74%) Bower
14 7 (0.74%) Grunt
15 6 (0.64%) MSBuild
General
1 189 (20.02%) Finance
2 82 (8.69%) Banking
3 26 (2.75%) Investment Banking
3 26 (2.75%) Marketing
3 26 (2.75%) Retail
4 23 (2.44%) Back Office
5 19 (2.01%) Legal
6 18 (1.91%) Law
7 14 (1.48%) Advertising
7 14 (1.48%) Front Office
8 11 (1.17%) Telecoms
9 9 (0.95%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.64%) Games
10 6 (0.64%) Military
11 5 (0.53%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.42%) Hungarian Language
12 4 (0.42%) Local Government
13 3 (0.32%) Electronics
14 2 (0.21%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 507 (53.71%) Developer
2 187 (19.81%) SQL Developer
3 166 (17.58%) DBA
4 160 (16.95%) .NET Developer
5 144 (15.25%) SQL DBA
6 105 (11.12%) C# Developer
7 103 (10.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 101 (10.70%) SSIS Developer
9 80 (8.47%) SQL Server DBA
10 72 (7.63%) C# .NET Developer
11 70 (7.42%) SSRS Developer
12 69 (7.31%) SQL Server Developer
13 57 (6.04%) Administrator
14 56 (5.93%) Analyst
14 56 (5.93%) Senior Developer
15 54 (5.72%) ASP.NET Developer
16 51 (5.40%) Architect
17 45 (4.77%) SQL BI Developer
18 44 (4.66%) SSAS Developer
19 43 (4.56%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 356 (37.71%) .NET
2 193 (20.44%) ASP.NET
3 162 (17.16%) .NET Framework
4 106 (11.23%) HTML
5 95 (10.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 94 (9.96%) jQuery
7 87 (9.22%) CSS
8 85 (9.00%) Web Services
9 74 (7.84%) XML
10 73 (7.73%) Entity Framework
11 71 (7.52%) WCF
12 53 (5.61%) HTML5
13 51 (5.40%) ASP.NET Web API
14 46 (4.87%) AngularJS
15 40 (4.24%) MDX
16 38 (4.03%) WPF
17 37 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 37 (3.92%) RESTful
18 29 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 28 (2.97%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 79 (8.37%) Clustering
2 78 (8.26%) Replication
3 74 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (3.07%) NHS
5 28 (2.97%) Data Centre
6 21 (2.22%) Computer Science
7 19 (2.01%) Visualisation
8 18 (1.91%) Client/Server
9 17 (1.80%) Data Integration
9 17 (1.80%) Management Information System
10 15 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.38%) Market Risk
12 12 (1.27%) Hedge funds
12 12 (1.27%) N-Tier
13 11 (1.17%) User Experience
14 10 (1.06%) Data Structures
14 10 (1.06%) Equities
15 9 (0.95%) Derivative
15 9 (0.95%) Fixed Income
16 8 (0.85%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 291 (30.83%) Windows
2 162 (17.16%) Windows Server
3 143 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 111 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (4.56%) Linux
6 40 (4.24%) Windows 7
6 40 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (2.01%) Solaris
8 12 (1.27%) Unix
9 11 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (1.17%) Windows 8
10 8 (0.85%) Android
10 8 (0.85%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.64%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.64%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.42%) AIX
13 3 (0.32%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.32%) Windows Phone 8
14 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (25.32%) Business Intelligence
2 160 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (16.21%) MVC
4 150 (15.89%) ETL
5 105 (11.12%) Migration
6 103 (10.91%) Performance Tuning
7 87 (9.22%) TDD
8 84 (8.90%) Data Modelling
9 72 (7.63%) OO
10 71 (7.52%) ITIL
10 71 (7.52%) Scrum
11 58 (6.14%) High Availability
12 56 (5.93%) Web Development
13 53 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
14 52 (5.51%) Unit Testing
15 46 (4.87%) SOA
16 42 (4.45%) Project Management
17 37 (3.92%) SDLC
18 36 (3.81%) CRM
19 35 (3.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 630 (66.74%) SQL
2 301 (31.89%) C#
3 291 (30.83%) T-SQL
4 124 (13.14%) JavaScript
5 87 (9.22%) PowerShell
6 69 (7.31%) VB.NET
7 28 (2.97%) VBA
8 18 (1.91%) Python
8 18 (1.91%) Shell Script
9 16 (1.69%) Java
10 15 (1.59%) C
10 15 (1.59%) VB
10 15 (1.59%) VBScript
11 11 (1.17%) PHP
11 11 (1.17%) PL/SQL
12 10 (1.06%) TypeScript
13 7 (0.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 7 (0.74%) Ruby
14 6 (0.64%) Korn
15 5 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 62 (6.57%) Degree
1 62 (6.57%) Security Cleared
2 47 (4.98%) SC Cleared
3 38 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (0.74%) MCSE
4 7 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (0.64%) MCDBA
6 5 (0.53%) CCNA
6 5 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.42%) ISEB
8 3 (0.32%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.32%) MCSA
9 2 (0.21%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.21%) MCTS
9 2 (0.21%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.44%) Data Quality
1 23 (2.44%) QA
2 15 (1.59%) SLA
3 11 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.21%) DICOM
6 2 (0.21%) HL7
6 2 (0.21%) MiFID
6 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.11%) Basel III
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 106 (11.23%) Active Directory
2 53 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (2.97%) Hyper-V
4 22 (2.33%) vSphere
5 21 (2.22%) XenApp
6 11 (1.17%) ISA Server
7 9 (0.95%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.64%) Terminal Server
9 5 (0.53%) XenServer
10 4 (0.42%) HDFS
10 4 (0.42%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.32%) Firmware
11 3 (0.32%) NFS
12 2 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.11%) vCloud
13 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 29 (3.07%) SCCM
2 13 (1.38%) SCOM
3 11 (1.17%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (0.85%) Perfmon
5 6 (0.64%) WSUS
6 5 (0.53%) Data Guard
6 5 (0.53%) Nagios
6 5 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.53%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.42%) Foglight
7 4 (0.42%) Puppet
8 3 (0.32%) Ansible
8 3 (0.32%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.32%) Simpana
8 3 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.11%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 423 (44.81%) Microsoft
2 81 (8.58%) VMware
3 68 (7.20%) Oracle
4 33 (3.50%) Cisco
5 30 (3.18%) Citrix
5 30 (3.18%) HP
6 19 (2.01%) EMC
6 19 (2.01%) SAP
6 19 (2.01%) Tableau
7 18 (1.91%) IBM
7 18 (1.91%) Sybase
8 15 (1.59%) RedGate
9 14 (1.48%) Cognos
10 11 (1.17%) Red Hat
10 11 (1.17%) Symantec
10 11 (1.17%) Veritas
11 10 (1.06%) Nintex
11 10 (1.06%) Telerik
12 9 (0.95%) Sun
13 8 (0.85%) Sitecore
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