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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 259 182 216
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +34
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 470 724 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.96% 1.37% 1.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.19% 5.95% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 543 322
Median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.04 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.49% +64.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.85 £17.05 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.75 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.04 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+21.49% +70.29%
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
11210 12174 11241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.80% 23.10% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7487 8155 7190
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 186 177
Median hourly rate £38.50 £33.55 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +34.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.28 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.14 £33.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.71% +34.20%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -87 169 £425 - 36
South East -4 85 £401 +16.30% 17
South West +39 61 £350 +3.70% 10
Yorkshire -25 55 £375 +7.14% 24
North West +6 29 £375 - 23
West Midlands -27 29 £348 +3.49% 11
East of England -17 21 £340 +23.63% 6
East Midlands -12 11 £363 - 7
North East -31 7 £330 +10.00% 3
Midlands -1 3 £450 -
SQL Server 2012
UK

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 874 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 613 (70.14%) SQL
3 393 (44.97%) Microsoft
4 357 (40.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 340 (38.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 310 (35.47%) .NET
7 305 (34.90%) C#
8 301 (34.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 250 (28.60%) T-SQL
10 249 (28.49%) Windows
11 236 (27.00%) Business Intelligence
12 224 (25.63%) SQL Server 2014
13 223 (25.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 204 (23.34%) Agile Software Development
15 193 (22.08%) ETL
16 189 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
17 186 (21.28%) ASP.NET
18 169 (19.34%) Finance
19 149 (17.05%) Windows Server
20 148 (16.93%) MVC
21 131 (14.99%) MS Excel
22 129 (14.76%) HTML
22 129 (14.76%) JavaScript
22 129 (14.76%) .NET Framework
23 123 (14.07%) Team Foundation Server
24 120 (13.73%) SharePoint
24 120 (13.73%) SQL Server 2005
25 115 (13.16%) Visual Studio
26 111 (12.70%) CSS
27 108 (12.36%) Active Directory

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
1 120 (13.73%) SharePoint
2 82 (9.38%) IIS
3 63 (7.21%) MS Exchange
4 56 (6.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 46 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 41 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 33 (3.78%) SharePoint 2010
8 29 (3.32%) CMS
8 29 (3.32%) Skype for Business
9 26 (2.97%) Sitecore CMS
10 21 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
11 18 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (1.37%) NServiceBus
12 12 (1.37%) Tomcat
13 10 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
14 9 (1.03%) Apache
14 9 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
15 8 (0.92%) JBoss
16 6 (0.69%) K2 blackpearl
17 5 (0.57%) Documentum
Applications
1 131 (14.99%) MS Excel
2 42 (4.81%) MS Office
3 17 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.83%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 31 (3.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.46%) SimCorp Dimension
4 4 (0.46%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.34%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.23%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.23%) Infor CRM
6 2 (0.23%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.23%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.23%) OpenText MBPM
6 2 (0.23%) SystmOne
6 2 (0.23%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.11%) Endur
7 1 (0.11%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 61 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (4.23%) Office 365
3 25 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (0.69%) IaaS
4 6 (0.69%) PaaS
5 4 (0.46%) IBM PureFlex
6 3 (0.34%) GitHub
6 3 (0.34%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.34%) Yammer
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.11%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.11%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.11%) SaaS
7 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.15%) DNS
2 31 (3.55%) Firewall
3 28 (3.20%) SAN
4 27 (3.09%) DHCP
5 14 (1.60%) LAN
5 14 (1.60%) WAN
6 11 (1.26%) TCP/IP
7 10 (1.14%) Skype
8 9 (1.03%) Internet
8 9 (1.03%) Intranet
8 9 (1.03%) SMTP
9 7 (0.80%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (0.80%) iSCSI
9 7 (0.80%) MPLS
9 7 (0.80%) NAS
10 6 (0.69%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (0.69%) SSL
10 6 (0.69%) VPN
10 6 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 874 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 357 (40.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 340 (38.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 301 (34.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 224 (25.63%) SQL Server 2014
6 223 (25.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 189 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
8 120 (13.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 44 (5.03%) Relational Database
10 37 (4.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 34 (3.89%) Power BI
12 33 (3.78%) OLAP
13 32 (3.66%) MongoDB
13 32 (3.66%) Oracle Database
14 25 (2.86%) QlikView
15 21 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
16 20 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
16 20 (2.29%) SQL Server 2000
17 19 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
18 17 (1.95%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 123 (14.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 115 (13.16%) Visual Studio
3 31 (3.55%) Git (software)
4 25 (2.86%) NUnit
5 22 (2.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 18 (2.06%) Selenium
7 15 (1.72%) SpecFlow
8 14 (1.60%) Moq
9 12 (1.37%) Subversion
10 11 (1.26%) JIRA
10 11 (1.26%) TeamCity
11 10 (1.14%) Jasmine
12 8 (0.92%) MSTest
13 7 (0.80%) Jenkins
14 6 (0.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 6 (0.69%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.69%) Grunt
14 6 (0.69%) ReSharper
15 5 (0.57%) Bower
15 5 (0.57%) Protractor
General
1 169 (19.34%) Finance
2 50 (5.72%) Banking
3 27 (3.09%) Retail
4 22 (2.52%) Advertising
5 19 (2.17%) Legal
6 17 (1.95%) Investment Banking
7 13 (1.49%) Back Office
8 10 (1.14%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.03%) Law
9 9 (1.03%) Military
10 8 (0.92%) Front Office
11 6 (0.69%) Billing
11 6 (0.69%) Electronics
11 6 (0.69%) Games
11 6 (0.69%) Marketing
12 3 (0.34%) Local Government
13 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.23%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.11%) Automotive
14 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 497 (56.86%) Developer
2 177 (20.25%) SQL Developer
3 155 (17.73%) .NET Developer
4 125 (14.30%) DBA
5 116 (13.27%) SQL DBA
6 100 (11.44%) C# Developer
7 94 (10.76%) SSIS Developer
8 77 (8.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 66 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
10 64 (7.32%) SQL Server Developer
11 61 (6.98%) Senior Developer
12 54 (6.18%) SSRS Developer
13 52 (5.95%) Administrator
13 52 (5.95%) SQL Server DBA
14 50 (5.72%) Analyst
14 50 (5.72%) SSAS Developer
15 48 (5.49%) ASP.NET Developer
16 42 (4.81%) Consultant
17 41 (4.69%) ETL Developer
17 41 (4.69%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (35.47%) .NET
2 186 (21.28%) ASP.NET
3 129 (14.76%) .NET Framework
3 129 (14.76%) HTML
4 111 (12.70%) CSS
5 98 (11.21%) jQuery
5 98 (11.21%) Web Services
6 92 (10.53%) WCF
7 86 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 83 (9.50%) HTML5
9 74 (8.47%) Entity Framework
10 71 (8.12%) XML
11 65 (7.44%) ASP.NET Web API
12 57 (6.52%) AngularJS
13 40 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 40 (4.58%) LINQ
13 40 (4.58%) MDX
14 38 (4.35%) RESTful
15 32 (3.66%) WPF
16 30 (3.43%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.01%) Clustering
2 66 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (6.86%) Replication
4 33 (3.78%) Data Centre
5 29 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (3.20%) N-Tier
7 27 (3.09%) Visualisation
8 22 (2.52%) Computer Science
9 15 (1.72%) Data Integration
10 13 (1.49%) NHS
11 12 (1.37%) Data Structures
12 10 (1.14%) Management Information System
13 9 (1.03%) Mathematics
14 8 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (0.92%) Market Risk
15 7 (0.80%) Blackberry
15 7 (0.80%) Credit Risk
15 7 (0.80%) Data Conversion
16 6 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
17 5 (0.57%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 249 (28.49%) Windows
2 149 (17.05%) Windows Server
3 97 (11.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 79 (9.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (3.20%) Linux
6 23 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (2.40%) Android
8 15 (1.72%) Windows 7
9 12 (1.37%) Apple iOS
9 12 (1.37%) Unix
10 9 (1.03%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.80%) Solaris
11 7 (0.80%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.57%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.57%) Windows Phone
12 5 (0.57%) Windows Phone 8
13 4 (0.46%) CentOS
13 4 (0.46%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (27.00%) Business Intelligence
2 204 (23.34%) Agile Software Development
3 193 (22.08%) ETL
4 148 (16.93%) MVC
5 80 (9.15%) Performance Tuning
6 77 (8.81%) Migration
7 74 (8.47%) Scrum
8 62 (7.09%) TDD
9 57 (6.52%) CRM
10 56 (6.41%) ITIL
11 55 (6.29%) Data Modelling
12 51 (5.84%) Kimball Methodology
13 41 (4.69%) ETL Development
14 40 (4.58%) Unit Testing
15 39 (4.46%) High Availability
15 39 (4.46%) OO
16 38 (4.35%) SOA
17 37 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
17 37 (4.23%) Web Development
18 32 (3.66%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 613 (70.14%) SQL
2 305 (34.90%) C#
3 250 (28.60%) T-SQL
4 129 (14.76%) JavaScript
5 83 (9.50%) PowerShell
6 55 (6.29%) VB.NET
7 25 (2.86%) Java
8 18 (2.06%) VB
9 14 (1.60%) PL/SQL
10 13 (1.49%) Shell Script
10 13 (1.49%) TypeScript
10 13 (1.49%) VBA
11 10 (1.14%) C++
11 10 (1.14%) PHP
12 9 (1.03%) Python
13 8 (0.92%) XAML
14 6 (0.69%) VBScript
15 4 (0.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 4 (0.46%) Perl
16 3 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 99 (11.33%) Security Cleared
2 75 (8.58%) SC Cleared
3 58 (6.64%) Degree
4 55 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (3.09%) MCSE
6 19 (2.17%) MCTS
7 17 (1.95%) MCITP
8 15 (1.72%) MCSA
9 14 (1.60%) BPSS Clearance
10 11 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (1.14%) MCP
12 7 (0.80%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.80%) MCDBA
13 5 (0.57%) MCSD
14 4 (0.46%) MCDST
14 4 (0.46%) PMI Certification
15 3 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
15 3 (0.34%) PMP
15 3 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.17%) QA
2 17 (1.95%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (1.49%) SLA
4 6 (0.69%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.23%) MiFID
6 1 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.11%) DICOM
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 108 (12.36%) Active Directory
2 57 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (2.06%) vSphere
6 12 (1.37%) XenApp
7 6 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.46%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.46%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.34%) Docker
10 2 (0.23%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.11%) Firmware
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Clusterware
11 1 (0.11%) Samba
11 1 (0.11%) Squid
11 1 (0.11%) vCloud
11 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (3.89%) SCCM
2 19 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
3 17 (1.95%) SCOM
4 16 (1.83%) NetBackup
5 14 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (1.60%) WSUS
6 12 (1.37%) Perfmon
7 7 (0.80%) AirWatch
7 7 (0.80%) Failover Clustering
7 7 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (0.57%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.46%) Puppet
10 4 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 2 (0.23%) Control-M
12 2 (0.23%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 393 (44.97%) Microsoft
2 73 (8.35%) VMware
3 62 (7.09%) Oracle
4 40 (4.58%) HP
5 32 (3.66%) Sitecore
6 26 (2.97%) IBM
7 25 (2.86%) Cisco
8 24 (2.75%) Citrix
9 23 (2.63%) Symantec
10 18 (2.06%) Tableau
11 17 (1.95%) Cognos
12 16 (1.83%) SAP
13 15 (1.72%) RedGate
14 12 (1.37%) Sun
15 11 (1.26%) EMC
15 11 (1.26%) ServiceNow
15 11 (1.26%) Twitter
16 10 (1.14%) IFS
17 9 (1.03%) NetApp
17 9 (1.03%) Nintex
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West Sussex
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