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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 191 235 265
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +30
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 622 446 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.20% 0.90% 0.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.35% 4.17% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 293 225
Average daily rate
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£363 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £263 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 13
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £25.70 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £97.32 £45.80 £52.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.52 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+1.48% +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
11617 10691 10224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.47% 21.65% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7731 6726 6378
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 163 217
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.42 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £52.65 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 29 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 29 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 29 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 +13 247 £420 +5.00% 80
South East +32 132 £350 +7.69% 51
Yorkshire +47 93 £325 +8.33% 31
North West -7 35 £338 +3.84% 27
East of England +6 30 £350 - 15
South West -1 26 £338 -3.57% 22
West Midlands -3 25 £340 +7.93% 11
North East -13 18 £300 +20.00% 4
East Midlands -13 13 £319 -8.92% 5
Midlands -1 2 - -
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SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 1231 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 759 (61.66%) SQL
3 604 (49.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 557 (45.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 496 (40.29%) .NET
6 489 (39.72%) Microsoft
7 471 (38.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 451 (36.64%) T-SQL
9 406 (32.98%) C#
10 335 (27.21%) Business Intelligence
11 314 (25.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 306 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
13 274 (22.26%) Windows
14 272 (22.10%) Data Warehouse
15 267 (21.69%) ASP.NET
16 258 (20.96%) ETL
17 250 (20.31%) Finance
18 197 (16.00%) Visual Studio
19 192 (15.60%) JavaScript
20 183 (14.87%) MVC
21 159 (12.92%) SharePoint
22 156 (12.67%) SQL Server 2005
23 154 (12.51%) MS Excel
24 153 (12.43%) HTML
25 152 (12.35%) jQuery
26 151 (12.27%) Team Foundation Server
26 151 (12.27%) Oracle
27 148 (12.02%) .NET Framework
28 143 (11.62%) Scrum
29 141 (11.45%) Windows Server 2012

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (12.92%) SharePoint
2 79 (6.42%) IIS
3 44 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 40 (3.25%) MS Exchange
5 39 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 30 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 19 (1.54%) CMS
8 17 (1.38%) SAS
9 15 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
11 13 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
11 13 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (0.89%) Node.js
13 10 (0.81%) OpenStack
13 10 (0.81%) Lync
14 7 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
15 5 (0.41%) Apache Pig
16 4 (0.32%) Apache Solr
16 4 (0.32%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 154 (12.51%) MS Excel
2 41 (3.33%) PowerPivot
3 18 (1.46%) MS Office
4 13 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.41%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.32%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.24%) MS Project
8 2 (0.16%) SPSS
8 2 (0.16%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 22 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.41%) Tridion
3 5 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.32%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.16%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.081%) Cerner Millennium
6 1 (0.081%) Agresso
6 1 (0.081%) Endur
6 1 (0.081%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.081%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.081%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.57%) Office 365
4 5 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.32%) IaaS
5 4 (0.32%) Boomi
6 3 (0.24%) SaaS
7 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
7 2 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.081%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.081%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.01%) SAN
2 30 (2.44%) DNS
3 27 (2.19%) Firewall
4 26 (2.11%) FTP
5 21 (1.71%) Internet
6 20 (1.62%) DHCP
7 19 (1.54%) Intranet
8 14 (1.14%) VPN
9 13 (1.06%) LAN
10 11 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (0.81%) VLAN
12 9 (0.73%) WAN
12 9 (0.73%) TCP/IP
13 7 (0.57%) HTTP
14 6 (0.49%) SMTP
14 6 (0.49%) IPv4
14 6 (0.49%) Wireless
14 6 (0.49%) IP Telephony
15 5 (0.41%) PBX
16 4 (0.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1231 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 604 (49.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 557 (45.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 471 (38.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 314 (25.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 272 (22.10%) Data Warehouse
7 156 (12.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 74 (6.01%) Oracle Database
9 63 (5.12%) Oracle Database 11g
10 57 (4.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 52 (4.22%) Relational Database
12 51 (4.14%) SQL Server 2000
13 46 (3.74%) QlikView
14 43 (3.49%) OLAP
15 36 (2.92%) MS Access
15 36 (2.92%) BusinessObjects
16 31 (2.52%) Microsoft Power View
17 25 (2.03%) DTS
18 24 (1.95%) MongoDB
19 23 (1.87%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 197 (16.00%) Visual Studio
2 151 (12.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 49 (3.98%) NUnit
4 38 (3.09%) Toad
4 38 (3.09%) Git (software)
5 36 (2.92%) Subversion
6 19 (1.54%) ReSharper
7 18 (1.46%) SpecFlow
8 17 (1.38%) JIRA
9 15 (1.22%) Selenium
10 13 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 13 (1.06%) Moq
10 13 (1.06%) TeamCity
11 8 (0.65%) MSBuild
11 8 (0.65%) ERwin
11 8 (0.65%) Jenkins
12 6 (0.49%) Grunt
12 6 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (0.49%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 250 (20.31%) Finance
2 75 (6.09%) Banking
3 55 (4.47%) Investment Banking
4 35 (2.84%) Retail
5 28 (2.27%) Manufacturing
6 21 (1.71%) Marketing
7 20 (1.62%) Legal
7 20 (1.62%) Front Office
8 18 (1.46%) Back Office
9 13 (1.06%) Advertising
10 10 (0.81%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.65%) Publishing
12 5 (0.41%) Automotive
13 4 (0.32%) Law
14 3 (0.24%) Local Government
15 2 (0.16%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.16%) German Language
15 2 (0.16%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 723 (58.73%) Developer
2 192 (15.60%) SQL Developer
3 180 (14.62%) DBA
4 172 (13.97%) .NET Developer
5 151 (12.27%) SQL DBA
6 132 (10.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 106 (8.61%) Analyst
8 82 (6.66%) C# Developer
9 58 (4.71%) SQL Server DBA
10 56 (4.55%) Senior Developer
11 54 (4.39%) Administrator
12 51 (4.14%) C# .NET Developer
13 48 (3.90%) Consultant
14 45 (3.66%) SQL Server Developer
15 43 (3.49%) Architect
16 40 (3.25%) Web Developer
17 38 (3.09%) Business Developer
18 35 (2.84%) ASP.NET Developer
19 32 (2.60%) Database Developer
20 30 (2.44%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 496 (40.29%) .NET
2 267 (21.69%) ASP.NET
3 153 (12.43%) HTML
4 152 (12.35%) jQuery
5 148 (12.02%) .NET Framework
6 131 (10.64%) CSS
7 120 (9.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 97 (7.88%) MDX
9 94 (7.64%) XML
10 87 (7.07%) WCF
11 81 (6.58%) Web Services
12 68 (5.52%) HTML5
13 67 (5.44%) Entity Framework
14 65 (5.28%) ASP.NET Web API
15 60 (4.87%) WPF
16 58 (4.71%) Ajax
16 58 (4.71%) AngularJS
17 45 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 39 (3.17%) SOAP
18 39 (3.17%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 99 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (5.28%) Clustering
3 42 (3.41%) Replication
4 37 (3.01%) NHS
5 31 (2.52%) Computer Science
6 24 (1.95%) Data Centre
7 23 (1.87%) N-Tier
8 22 (1.79%) Data Integration
9 19 (1.54%) Visualisation
10 18 (1.46%) Mathematics
11 16 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
11 16 (1.30%) Hedge funds
12 14 (1.14%) Management Information System
13 13 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (0.89%) Fixed Income
14 11 (0.89%) Derivative
15 10 (0.81%) Equities
15 10 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
16 9 (0.73%) Data Structures
17 7 (0.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 274 (22.26%) Windows
2 141 (11.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 125 (10.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (4.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 46 (3.74%) Linux
6 20 (1.62%) Windows 7
7 17 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (1.30%) UNIX
9 12 (0.97%) Windows XP
10 11 (0.89%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.65%) Android
12 6 (0.49%) CentOS
12 6 (0.49%) AIX
13 3 (0.24%) Solaris
13 3 (0.24%) Fedora
14 2 (0.16%) VMS
15 1 (0.081%) SUSE
15 1 (0.081%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.081%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (27.21%) Business Intelligence
2 306 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
3 258 (20.96%) ETL
4 183 (14.87%) MVC
5 143 (11.62%) Scrum
6 115 (9.34%) TDD
7 105 (8.53%) Migration
8 97 (7.88%) Data Modelling
9 91 (7.39%) SDLC
10 80 (6.50%) Performance Tuning
11 65 (5.28%) Continuous Integration
12 61 (4.96%) E-Commerce
13 59 (4.79%) Kimball Methodology
14 49 (3.98%) ITIL
15 48 (3.90%) OO
16 47 (3.82%) Analytics
17 44 (3.57%) Data Migration
18 43 (3.49%) Disaster Recovery
19 41 (3.33%) Configuration Management
20 40 (3.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 759 (61.66%) SQL
2 451 (36.64%) T-SQL
3 406 (32.98%) C#
4 192 (15.60%) JavaScript
5 109 (8.85%) PowerShell
6 71 (5.77%) VB.NET
7 55 (4.47%) VB
8 47 (3.82%) PL/SQL
9 35 (2.84%) VBA
10 27 (2.19%) VB6
11 26 (2.11%) Java
12 24 (1.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 18 (1.46%) Python
14 17 (1.38%) Perl
15 15 (1.22%) PHP
16 14 (1.14%) Ruby
17 13 (1.06%) Shell Script
18 12 (0.97%) VBScript
19 10 (0.81%) C++
20 6 (0.49%) C
Qualifications
1 73 (5.93%) Degree
2 51 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 32 (2.60%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.30%) MCSE
6 11 (0.89%) MCSA
7 7 (0.57%) MCDBA
7 7 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (0.57%) MCTS
7 7 (0.57%) MCITP
8 4 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.24%) MCP
9 3 (0.24%) HP APS
10 2 (0.16%) VCP4
10 2 (0.16%) CCNA
11 1 (0.081%) MCSD
11 1 (0.081%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.081%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.081%) VCAP
11 1 (0.081%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.27%) QA
2 14 (1.14%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.89%) SLA
4 5 (0.41%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.081%) HL7
6 1 (0.081%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 62 (5.04%) Active Directory
2 47 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (2.03%) vSphere
4 23 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (1.54%) Hyper-V
6 17 (1.38%) XenApp
7 14 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
8 13 (1.06%) XenDesktop
9 12 (0.97%) vCloud
10 11 (0.89%) VMware ESX
11 6 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.49%) HDFS
12 3 (0.24%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.24%) Samba
13 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.081%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.081%) GPFS
14 1 (0.081%) NFS
14 1 (0.081%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 25 (2.03%) SCCM
2 16 (1.30%) Puppet
2 16 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
4 12 (0.97%) SCOM
5 10 (0.81%) ZABBIX
6 8 (0.65%) Data Guard
7 6 (0.49%) ARCserve
8 5 (0.41%) SCOrch
8 5 (0.41%) SCSM
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.32%) Control-M
9 4 (0.32%) EMC VPLEX
10 3 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.24%) LiteSpeed
11 2 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.16%) vMotion
12 1 (0.081%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.081%) Foglight
12 1 (0.081%) WSUS
Vendors
1 489 (39.72%) Microsoft
2 151 (12.27%) Oracle
3 77 (6.26%) VMware
4 41 (3.33%) Tableau
5 39 (3.17%) HP
6 38 (3.09%) IBM
7 34 (2.76%) Citrix
8 30 (2.44%) Cisco
9 23 (1.87%) Cognos
10 22 (1.79%) Red Hat
10 22 (1.79%) Sitecore
11 20 (1.62%) SAP
12 15 (1.22%) Telerik
12 15 (1.22%) SolarWinds
13 13 (1.06%) Red Gate
13 13 (1.06%) Perforce
14 12 (0.97%) 3PAR
15 11 (0.89%) Altiris
15 11 (0.89%) Brocade
15 11 (0.89%) Dell
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Market Rate
Posted: 19 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £280 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £460 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
Intapeople
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vertical IT
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380.00 - £418.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £590 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Salt
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Excellent Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago