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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 196 235 255
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 614 448 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.16% 0.89% 0.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.07% 4.11% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 270 256
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 14
Average hourly rate £37.04 £22.50 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.62% -29.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.77 £20.10 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £46.90 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.77 £21.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+89.38% -32.25%
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
12117 10889 10783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.80% 21.64% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8069 6851 6800
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 152 195
Average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £13.63 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.28 £50.50 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +31 252 £420 +8.38% 56
South East +3 115 £348 +11.20% 52
Yorkshire +49 103 £330 +14.78% 23
North West -24 34 £350 +7.69% 27
East of England -2 32 £305 -12.85% 14
South West -2 25 £340 -2.85% 19
West Midlands -7 22 £318 -0.78% 12
North East -6 20 £300 - 4
East Midlands -5 11 £375 +7.14% 11
SQL Server 2012
UK

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1228 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 773 (62.95%) SQL
3 624 (50.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 548 (44.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 478 (38.93%) T-SQL
6 474 (38.60%) Microsoft
7 463 (37.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 453 (36.89%) .NET
9 382 (31.11%) C#
10 336 (27.36%) Business Intelligence
11 318 (25.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 291 (23.70%) Data Warehouse
13 282 (22.96%) Finance
14 278 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
15 277 (22.56%) Windows
16 270 (21.99%) ETL
17 241 (19.63%) ASP.NET
18 203 (16.53%) Visual Studio
19 172 (14.01%) JavaScript
20 168 (13.68%) MVC
21 166 (13.52%) Team Foundation Server
22 161 (13.11%) Oracle
23 157 (12.79%) SharePoint
24 155 (12.62%) MS Excel
25 152 (12.38%) SQL Server 2005
26 143 (11.64%) HTML
26 143 (11.64%) Windows Server 2012
27 137 (11.16%) jQuery
28 129 (10.50%) .NET Framework
29 127 (10.34%) Scrum

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 157 (12.79%) SharePoint
2 81 (6.60%) IIS
3 51 (4.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 44 (3.58%) MS Exchange
5 43 (3.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 33 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (1.38%) SAS
7 17 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
8 16 (1.30%) CMS
9 15 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
10 13 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
11 11 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (0.81%) Node.js
12 10 (0.81%) Lync
13 7 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (0.41%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.33%) NServiceBus
15 4 (0.33%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 155 (12.62%) MS Excel
2 41 (3.34%) PowerPivot
3 24 (1.95%) MS Office
4 14 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.41%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.33%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.24%) FastStats
8 2 (0.16%) SPSS
9 1 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.33%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.16%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.16%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.16%) Tridion
6 1 (0.081%) Agresso
6 1 (0.081%) Endur
6 1 (0.081%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.081%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 28 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.65%) Office 365
4 6 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.33%) Boomi
6 3 (0.24%) IaaS
7 2 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.16%) SaaS
7 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.081%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.081%) PaaS
8 1 (0.081%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.01%) DNS
2 34 (2.77%) SAN
3 31 (2.52%) Firewall
4 25 (2.04%) FTP
5 24 (1.95%) DHCP
6 16 (1.30%) Intranet
7 14 (1.14%) VPN
8 13 (1.06%) Internet
9 12 (0.98%) TCP/IP
10 11 (0.90%) VLAN
10 11 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (0.81%) LAN
11 10 (0.81%) WAN
12 7 (0.57%) IPv4
13 6 (0.49%) PBX
13 6 (0.49%) HTTP
13 6 (0.49%) Wireless
13 6 (0.49%) IP Telephony
14 5 (0.41%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (0.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1228 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 624 (50.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 548 (44.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 463 (37.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 318 (25.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 291 (23.70%) Data Warehouse
7 152 (12.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 79 (6.43%) Oracle Database
9 65 (5.29%) Oracle Database 11g
10 60 (4.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 54 (4.40%) Relational Database
12 50 (4.07%) SQL Server 2000
13 48 (3.91%) QlikView
14 47 (3.83%) OLAP
15 42 (3.42%) BusinessObjects
16 31 (2.52%) MS Access
17 30 (2.44%) Microsoft Power View
17 30 (2.44%) MongoDB
18 27 (2.20%) DTS
19 22 (1.79%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 203 (16.53%) Visual Studio
2 166 (13.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 50 (4.07%) NUnit
4 39 (3.18%) Toad
5 32 (2.61%) Git (software)
6 28 (2.28%) Subversion
7 19 (1.55%) Selenium
8 18 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 18 (1.47%) SpecFlow
8 18 (1.47%) ReSharper
9 13 (1.06%) JIRA
10 12 (0.98%) TeamCity
10 12 (0.98%) Moq
11 11 (0.90%) ERwin
12 8 (0.65%) eggPlant
13 7 (0.57%) Jenkins
14 6 (0.49%) MSTest
14 6 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
14 6 (0.49%) MSBuild
15 5 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 282 (22.96%) Finance
2 73 (5.94%) Banking
3 54 (4.40%) Investment Banking
4 35 (2.85%) Retail
5 25 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 25 (2.04%) Front Office
6 24 (1.95%) Marketing
7 21 (1.71%) Legal
8 17 (1.38%) Advertising
9 15 (1.22%) Back Office
9 15 (1.22%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.65%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.65%) Law
10 8 (0.65%) Publishing
11 3 (0.24%) Automotive
11 3 (0.24%) Local Government
12 2 (0.16%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.16%) German Language
12 2 (0.16%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 698 (56.84%) Developer
2 200 (16.29%) SQL Developer
3 179 (14.58%) DBA
4 152 (12.38%) SQL DBA
5 151 (12.30%) .NET Developer
6 140 (11.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 125 (10.18%) Analyst
8 68 (5.54%) C# Developer
9 67 (5.46%) SQL Server DBA
10 57 (4.64%) Senior Developer
11 51 (4.15%) Administrator
12 49 (3.99%) SQL Server Developer
13 45 (3.66%) Business Developer
14 44 (3.58%) Consultant
15 37 (3.01%) Architect
15 37 (3.01%) C# .NET Developer
16 33 (2.69%) ETL Developer
17 31 (2.52%) Web Developer
18 30 (2.44%) Database Developer
19 28 (2.28%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 453 (36.89%) .NET
2 241 (19.63%) ASP.NET
3 143 (11.64%) HTML
4 137 (11.16%) jQuery
5 129 (10.50%) .NET Framework
6 114 (9.28%) CSS
7 110 (8.96%) MDX
8 99 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 78 (6.35%) WCF
10 77 (6.27%) XML
11 69 (5.62%) Web Services
12 66 (5.37%) HTML5
13 62 (5.05%) AngularJS
13 62 (5.05%) ASP.NET Web API
14 54 (4.40%) Entity Framework
15 52 (4.23%) WPF
16 50 (4.07%) Ajax
17 35 (2.85%) SOAP
17 35 (2.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 33 (2.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 88 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (5.29%) Clustering
3 47 (3.83%) Replication
4 34 (2.77%) NHS
5 29 (2.36%) Computer Science
6 23 (1.87%) N-Tier
7 22 (1.79%) Data Integration
8 19 (1.55%) Data Centre
9 18 (1.47%) Mathematics
10 17 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (1.38%) Visualisation
10 17 (1.38%) Hedge funds
11 13 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
12 12 (0.98%) Fixed Income
13 11 (0.90%) Equities
13 11 (0.90%) Derivative
14 8 (0.65%) Management Information System
15 7 (0.57%) Grid Computing
15 7 (0.57%) Client/Server
15 7 (0.57%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 277 (22.56%) Windows
2 143 (11.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 119 (9.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (4.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (3.66%) Linux
6 19 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (1.55%) Windows 7
7 16 (1.30%) UNIX
8 13 (1.06%) Windows XP
9 12 (0.98%) Windows 8
10 9 (0.73%) Android
11 5 (0.41%) AIX
12 3 (0.24%) Solaris
12 3 (0.24%) Fedora
12 3 (0.24%) CentOS
13 2 (0.16%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.16%) VMS
14 1 (0.081%) SUSE
14 1 (0.081%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (27.36%) Business Intelligence
2 278 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
3 270 (21.99%) ETL
4 168 (13.68%) MVC
5 127 (10.34%) Scrum
6 109 (8.88%) Migration
7 107 (8.71%) TDD
8 91 (7.41%) Data Modelling
9 88 (7.17%) SDLC
10 84 (6.84%) Performance Tuning
11 77 (6.27%) Kimball Methodology
12 64 (5.21%) E-Commerce
13 61 (4.97%) Continuous Integration
14 58 (4.72%) ITIL
15 53 (4.32%) Data Migration
16 43 (3.50%) Unit Testing
16 43 (3.50%) Disaster Recovery
17 42 (3.42%) Configuration Management
18 39 (3.18%) Change Management
19 37 (3.01%) OO
Programming Languages
1 773 (62.95%) SQL
2 478 (38.93%) T-SQL
3 382 (31.11%) C#
4 172 (14.01%) JavaScript
5 123 (10.02%) PowerShell
6 69 (5.62%) VB.NET
7 60 (4.89%) VB
8 47 (3.83%) PL/SQL
9 33 (2.69%) VBA
10 26 (2.12%) VB6
11 23 (1.87%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 17 (1.38%) Java
13 16 (1.30%) VBScript
14 13 (1.06%) Perl
15 12 (0.98%) Python
15 12 (0.98%) Shell Script
16 10 (0.81%) PHP
16 10 (0.81%) C++
17 9 (0.73%) C
17 9 (0.73%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 76 (6.19%) Degree
2 38 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (2.93%) Security Cleared
4 27 (2.20%) SC Cleared
5 11 (0.90%) MCSE
6 10 (0.81%) MCTS
7 9 (0.73%) MCSA
8 8 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.33%) HP APS
11 2 (0.16%) VCP4
11 2 (0.16%) MCITP
11 2 (0.16%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.16%) CCNA
12 1 (0.081%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.081%) MCP
12 1 (0.081%) MCSD
12 1 (0.081%) VCAP
12 1 (0.081%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.36%) QA
2 13 (1.06%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.73%) SLA
4 5 (0.41%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.081%) HL7
6 1 (0.081%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.081%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 68 (5.54%) Active Directory
2 49 (3.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (2.04%) vSphere
4 22 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (1.71%) XenApp
6 18 (1.47%) Hyper-V
7 14 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (0.90%) VMware ESX
9 10 (0.81%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.49%) vCloud
11 5 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.33%) HDFS
13 3 (0.24%) XenServer
13 3 (0.24%) Samba
14 2 (0.16%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.081%) NFS
15 1 (0.081%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 1 (0.081%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 22 (1.79%) SCCM
2 16 (1.30%) SCOM
3 14 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
4 9 (0.73%) Puppet
4 9 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.65%) Data Guard
6 7 (0.57%) BMC PATROL
6 7 (0.57%) Control-M
7 5 (0.41%) ARCserve
7 5 (0.41%) SCOrch
7 5 (0.41%) SCSM
7 5 (0.41%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.24%) EMC VPLEX
9 3 (0.24%) LiteSpeed
10 2 (0.16%) vMotion
10 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.081%) MOM
11 1 (0.081%) Nagios
11 1 (0.081%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 474 (38.60%) Microsoft
2 161 (13.11%) Oracle
3 85 (6.92%) VMware
4 41 (3.34%) Tableau
5 38 (3.09%) HP
6 36 (2.93%) IBM
7 31 (2.52%) Cognos
7 31 (2.52%) Citrix
8 29 (2.36%) Cisco
9 26 (2.12%) SAP
10 24 (1.95%) Sitecore
11 23 (1.87%) Red Hat
12 18 (1.47%) SolarWinds
13 15 (1.22%) BMC
14 14 (1.14%) Telerik
15 11 (0.90%) 3PAR
15 11 (0.90%) Dell
15 11 (0.90%) Remedy
16 10 (0.81%) Nintex
17 9 (0.73%) Altiris
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £425 - £467.50 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £525 - £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford and Worcester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £250 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - 375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £330 - £375 per day + Phone & Laptop
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
euro car parts
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 10 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago