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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 186 208 317
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +109
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 618 501 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.22% 1.02% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.50% 4.66% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 352 152
Average daily rate
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£373 £375 £372
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-52.50% +45.45%
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
11231 10760 9086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.19% 21.96% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7439 6960 5567
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 181 208
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.20 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.50 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £55.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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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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 +39 273 £400 -6.97% 85
South East -6 108 £363 -3.33% 36
Yorkshire 0 45 £325 +15.04% 20
North West 0 42 £325 -3.70% 32
East Midlands +6 39 £300 +15.38% 13
West Midlands -1 32 £363 +21.33% 12
South West -12 30 £350 +3.70% 15
East of England -2 28 £370 +5.71% 19
North East +2 18 £291 +29.44% 1
Midlands +1 3 £350 -22.22%
SQL Server 2012
UK

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 991 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 572 (57.72%) SQL
3 503 (50.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 434 (43.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 432 (43.59%) .NET
6 394 (39.76%) Microsoft
7 366 (36.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 350 (35.32%) C#
9 321 (32.39%) T-SQL
10 263 (26.54%) Agile Software Development
11 252 (25.43%) Business Intelligence
12 234 (23.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 223 (22.50%) ASP.NET
14 216 (21.80%) Windows
15 198 (19.98%) Data Warehouse
16 197 (19.88%) ETL
17 188 (18.97%) Finance
18 181 (18.26%) JavaScript
19 166 (16.75%) MVC
20 150 (15.14%) HTML
20 150 (15.14%) Visual Studio
21 140 (14.13%) .NET Framework
22 139 (14.03%) MS Excel
23 134 (13.52%) jQuery
24 132 (13.32%) CSS
25 130 (13.12%) Team Foundation Server
26 126 (12.71%) SQL Server 2005
27 115 (11.60%) Scrum
28 113 (11.40%) XML
28 113 (11.40%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
1 100 (10.09%) SharePoint
2 65 (6.56%) IIS
3 34 (3.43%) MS Exchange
4 27 (2.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 25 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 24 (2.42%) CMS
6 24 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
8 15 (1.51%) OpenStack
9 13 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (1.11%) Node.js
10 11 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
11 9 (0.91%) Lync
12 7 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (0.71%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.61%) SAS
13 6 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (0.50%) Apache Pig
14 5 (0.50%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.50%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 139 (14.03%) MS Excel
2 28 (2.83%) PowerPivot
3 15 (1.51%) MS Office
4 10 (1.01%) MS Project
5 2 (0.20%) SPSS
6 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.10%) FastStats
6 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.50%) Tridion
4 3 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.20%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.10%) Movex
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.61%) Office 365
4 4 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.30%) IaaS
5 3 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.53%) SAN
2 26 (2.62%) Internet
3 25 (2.52%) Firewall
4 21 (2.12%) FTP
5 19 (1.92%) DNS
6 18 (1.82%) VPN
7 15 (1.51%) LAN
8 11 (1.11%) DHCP
8 11 (1.11%) Intranet
9 9 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (0.91%) TCP/IP
9 9 (0.91%) WAN
10 7 (0.71%) HTTP
11 6 (0.61%) SMTP
11 6 (0.61%) VLAN
12 5 (0.50%) Wireless
12 5 (0.50%) VoIP
13 4 (0.40%) PBX
13 4 (0.40%) DWDM
13 4 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 991 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 503 (50.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 434 (43.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 366 (36.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 234 (23.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 198 (19.98%) Data Warehouse
7 126 (12.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 50 (5.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 48 (4.84%) OLAP
10 45 (4.54%) SQL Server 2000
11 37 (3.73%) Oracle Database
12 34 (3.43%) Relational Database
13 31 (3.13%) QlikView
14 28 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
14 28 (2.83%) OLAP Cube
15 24 (2.42%) DTS
16 21 (2.12%) SSDT
17 19 (1.92%) MS Access
18 18 (1.82%) MySQL
18 18 (1.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 150 (15.14%) Visual Studio
2 130 (13.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (3.43%) NUnit
4 33 (3.33%) Subversion
5 30 (3.03%) Git (software)
6 14 (1.41%) Rhino Mocks
6 14 (1.41%) JIRA
7 12 (1.21%) ReSharper
8 11 (1.11%) Moq
9 10 (1.01%) SpecFlow
10 9 (0.91%) TeamCity
10 9 (0.91%) Selenium
10 9 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (0.91%) Toad
10 9 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (0.50%) MSTest
11 5 (0.50%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.40%) Grunt
12 4 (0.40%) MSBuild
13 3 (0.30%) StyleCop
General
1 188 (18.97%) Finance
2 61 (6.16%) Banking
3 47 (4.74%) Investment Banking
4 31 (3.13%) Retail
5 24 (2.42%) Manufacturing
6 18 (1.82%) Front Office
7 15 (1.51%) Legal
8 14 (1.41%) Back Office
9 12 (1.21%) Marketing
10 11 (1.11%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.81%) Advertising
12 6 (0.61%) Automotive
13 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.30%) Publishing
14 2 (0.20%) Law
14 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.20%) German Language
15 1 (0.10%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.10%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.10%) French Language
Job Titles
1 576 (58.12%) Developer
2 164 (16.55%) .NET Developer
3 145 (14.63%) SQL Developer
4 142 (14.33%) DBA
5 126 (12.71%) SQL DBA
6 104 (10.49%) C# Developer
7 91 (9.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 84 (8.48%) Analyst
9 71 (7.16%) C# .NET Developer
10 55 (5.55%) Administrator
11 46 (4.64%) Senior Developer
12 45 (4.54%) SQL Server DBA
13 42 (4.24%) Architect
14 37 (3.73%) Microsoft Developer
15 36 (3.63%) ASP.NET Developer
16 35 (3.53%) Programmer
17 34 (3.43%) Web Developer
17 34 (3.43%) Consultant
18 25 (2.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 23 (2.32%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 432 (43.59%) .NET
2 223 (22.50%) ASP.NET
3 150 (15.14%) HTML
4 140 (14.13%) .NET Framework
5 134 (13.52%) jQuery
6 132 (13.32%) CSS
7 113 (11.40%) XML
7 113 (11.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 93 (9.38%) WCF
9 84 (8.48%) Web Services
10 74 (7.47%) Entity Framework
11 64 (6.46%) MDX
12 63 (6.36%) WPF
13 62 (6.26%) HTML5
14 58 (5.85%) Ajax
15 57 (5.75%) ASP.NET Web API
16 51 (5.15%) LINQ
17 46 (4.64%) AngularJS
18 40 (4.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 39 (3.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 93 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (4.44%) Clustering
3 33 (3.33%) Replication
4 22 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 19 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 17 (1.72%) NHS
6 17 (1.72%) N-Tier
6 17 (1.72%) Data Integration
7 16 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
8 15 (1.51%) Hybrid Cloud
8 15 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (1.41%) Open Source
10 13 (1.31%) Hedge funds
11 12 (1.21%) Client/Server
12 9 (0.91%) Equities
12 9 (0.91%) Visualisation
12 9 (0.91%) Data Structures
13 8 (0.81%) Social Media
14 7 (0.71%) User Experience
15 6 (0.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 216 (21.80%) Windows
2 105 (10.60%) Windows Server 2012
3 97 (9.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (3.23%) Linux
6 18 (1.82%) Windows 7
7 11 (1.11%) CentOS
8 8 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.81%) UNIX
9 6 (0.61%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.61%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.50%) Android
11 3 (0.30%) Fedora
11 3 (0.30%) AIX
11 3 (0.30%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.20%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (26.54%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (25.43%) Business Intelligence
3 197 (19.88%) ETL
4 166 (16.75%) MVC
5 115 (11.60%) Scrum
6 97 (9.79%) TDD
7 77 (7.77%) Migration
8 70 (7.06%) Data Modelling
9 65 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
10 46 (4.64%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (4.14%) E-Commerce
12 38 (3.83%) SOA
12 38 (3.83%) Kimball Methodology
13 37 (3.73%) CRM
13 37 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
14 36 (3.63%) ITIL
14 36 (3.63%) OO
14 36 (3.63%) Analytics
15 35 (3.53%) Unit Testing
16 32 (3.23%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 572 (57.72%) SQL
2 350 (35.32%) C#
3 321 (32.39%) T-SQL
4 181 (18.26%) JavaScript
5 65 (6.56%) VB.NET
6 57 (5.75%) PowerShell
7 32 (3.23%) VB
7 32 (3.23%) Java
8 25 (2.52%) VB6
9 21 (2.12%) Ruby
9 21 (2.12%) VBA
9 21 (2.12%) Python
10 20 (2.02%) PL/SQL
10 20 (2.02%) Perl
11 19 (1.92%) PHP
12 14 (1.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 11 (1.11%) C++
14 7 (0.71%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.61%) C
15 6 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (5.15%) Degree
2 45 (4.54%) Security Cleared
2 45 (4.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.41%) MCITP
5 13 (1.31%) MCSE
6 10 (1.01%) MCDBA
7 9 (0.91%) MCSA
8 6 (0.61%) ISEB
8 6 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.61%) MCTS
9 5 (0.50%) CCNA
10 4 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.30%) MCP
12 2 (0.20%) CCDA
12 2 (0.20%) CCDP
12 2 (0.20%) CCNP
12 2 (0.20%) CISSP
12 2 (0.20%) PMP
12 2 (0.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.42%) QA
2 13 (1.31%) SLA
3 9 (0.91%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.30%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.10%) HL7
System Software
1 47 (4.74%) Active Directory
2 29 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (2.22%) vSphere
4 19 (1.92%) Hyper-V
5 17 (1.72%) vCloud
6 13 (1.31%) XenDesktop
7 11 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (1.11%) XenApp
8 5 (0.50%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.30%) Samba
10 3 (0.30%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.30%) HDFS
11 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.10%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 24 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (2.02%) Puppet
3 19 (1.92%) SCCM
4 13 (1.31%) ZABBIX
5 9 (0.91%) SCOM
6 6 (0.61%) ARCserve
7 4 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.40%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.20%) Control-M
10 1 (0.10%) WSUS
10 1 (0.10%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.10%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.10%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 394 (39.76%) Microsoft
2 74 (7.47%) Oracle
3 54 (5.45%) VMware
4 42 (4.24%) HP
5 37 (3.73%) Tableau
6 29 (2.93%) IBM
7 24 (2.42%) Cisco
8 22 (2.22%) Citrix
9 18 (1.82%) Business Objects
10 17 (1.72%) Red Hat
11 14 (1.41%) SAP
12 13 (1.31%) Perforce
12 13 (1.31%) Red Gate
12 13 (1.31%) New Relic
12 13 (1.31%) AppDynamics
12 13 (1.31%) Telerik
12 13 (1.31%) Brocade
13 11 (1.11%) Sitecore
13 11 (1.11%) 3PAR
14 10 (1.01%) Altiris
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £325 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £325 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Adamine
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Shropshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £425 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago