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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 250 173 214
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +41
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 475 753 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.95% 1.42% 1.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.18% 6.02% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 560 324
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 3
Median hourly rate £44.00 £37.04 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.79% +64.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.35 £20.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.00 £46.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £37.27 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.05% +77.47%
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
11365 12513 11217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.65% 23.54% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7599 8318 7041
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 195 177
Median hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £13.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £51.30 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -97 180 £425 - 29
South East -15 106 £400 +15.94% 23
Yorkshire -41 55 £369 +11.74% 26
South West +26 45 £350 +3.70% 29
West Midlands -22 27 £348 +7.07% 8
East of England -15 20 £340 +11.47% 8
North West -3 18 £338 -3.57% 24
North East -22 13 £310 +3.33% 5
East Midlands -8 5 £338 -10.00% 8
Midlands -6 4 £325 +32.65%
SQL Server 2012
UK

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 861 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 607 (70.50%) SQL
3 389 (45.18%) Microsoft
4 344 (39.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 340 (39.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 294 (34.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 291 (33.80%) .NET
8 285 (33.10%) C#
9 254 (29.50%) T-SQL
10 245 (28.46%) Windows
11 236 (27.41%) Business Intelligence
12 218 (25.32%) SQL Server 2014
13 213 (24.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 197 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
15 193 (22.42%) ETL
16 183 (21.25%) Data Warehouse
17 175 (20.33%) ASP.NET
18 163 (18.93%) Finance
19 154 (17.89%) Windows Server
20 138 (16.03%) MS Excel
21 133 (15.45%) MVC
22 128 (14.87%) SharePoint
23 121 (14.05%) .NET Framework
24 120 (13.94%) SQL Server 2005
25 115 (13.36%) HTML
25 115 (13.36%) JavaScript
26 114 (13.24%) Team Foundation Server
27 108 (12.54%) Visual Studio
27 108 (12.54%) Active Directory
28 103 (11.96%) Security Cleared

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
1 128 (14.87%) SharePoint
2 87 (10.10%) IIS
3 62 (7.20%) MS Exchange
4 59 (6.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 45 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 39 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 31 (3.60%) SharePoint 2010
7 31 (3.60%) Skype for Business
8 28 (3.25%) CMS
9 25 (2.90%) Sitecore CMS
10 20 (2.32%) BizTalk Server
11 16 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
12 13 (1.51%) NServiceBus
13 12 (1.39%) JBoss
14 11 (1.28%) Tomcat
15 10 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
16 7 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
17 6 (0.70%) Apache
17 6 (0.70%) K2 blackpearl
17 6 (0.70%) SAS
Applications
1 138 (16.03%) MS Excel
2 47 (5.46%) MS Office
3 21 (2.44%) InfoPath
4 19 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.46%) SimCorp Dimension
4 4 (0.46%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.23%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.23%) Infor CRM
5 2 (0.23%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.23%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.23%) OpenText MBPM
5 2 (0.23%) SystmOne
5 2 (0.23%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.12%) Endur
6 1 (0.12%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 59 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (4.30%) Office 365
3 26 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (0.46%) IBM PureFlex
6 3 (0.35%) GitHub
6 3 (0.35%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.35%) Yammer
7 2 (0.23%) IaaS
7 2 (0.23%) PaaS
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.12%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.12%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.23%) DNS
2 34 (3.95%) Firewall
3 29 (3.37%) DHCP
4 26 (3.02%) SAN
5 18 (2.09%) LAN
5 18 (2.09%) WAN
6 12 (1.39%) Skype
7 11 (1.28%) Intranet
8 10 (1.16%) Internet
8 10 (1.16%) Kerberos
9 9 (1.05%) SMTP
9 9 (1.05%) Wireless
10 8 (0.93%) TCP/IP
11 7 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (0.81%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (0.81%) iSCSI
11 7 (0.81%) MPLS
11 7 (0.81%) NAS
11 7 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
11 7 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 861 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 344 (39.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 340 (39.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 294 (34.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 218 (25.32%) SQL Server 2014
6 213 (24.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 183 (21.25%) Data Warehouse
8 120 (13.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 47 (5.46%) Relational Database
10 34 (3.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 34 (3.95%) OLAP
11 33 (3.83%) Oracle Database
11 33 (3.83%) Power BI
12 29 (3.37%) MongoDB
13 26 (3.02%) QlikView
14 24 (2.79%) BusinessObjects
14 24 (2.79%) SQL Server 2000
15 21 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
16 19 (2.21%) SQL Server 2016
17 17 (1.97%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 114 (13.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 108 (12.54%) Visual Studio
3 30 (3.48%) Git (software)
4 27 (3.14%) NUnit
5 21 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 19 (2.21%) Selenium
7 16 (1.86%) SpecFlow
8 14 (1.63%) Moq
9 13 (1.51%) Subversion
9 13 (1.51%) TeamCity
10 11 (1.28%) JIRA
11 10 (1.16%) Jasmine
12 9 (1.05%) MSTest
13 7 (0.81%) ReSharper
14 6 (0.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 6 (0.70%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.70%) Jenkins
14 6 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
15 4 (0.46%) Grunt
15 4 (0.46%) JSHint
General
1 163 (18.93%) Finance
2 49 (5.69%) Banking
3 25 (2.90%) Retail
4 19 (2.21%) Advertising
5 16 (1.86%) Investment Banking
5 16 (1.86%) Legal
6 14 (1.63%) Back Office
7 10 (1.16%) Marketing
8 9 (1.05%) Military
9 8 (0.93%) Front Office
10 7 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.81%) Games
11 6 (0.70%) Electronics
12 5 (0.58%) Law
13 4 (0.46%) Billing
14 2 (0.23%) Local Government
14 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.23%) Publishing
14 2 (0.23%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 491 (57.03%) Developer
2 181 (21.02%) SQL Developer
3 147 (17.07%) .NET Developer
4 124 (14.40%) DBA
5 116 (13.47%) SQL DBA
6 96 (11.15%) SSIS Developer
7 87 (10.10%) C# Developer
8 75 (8.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 63 (7.32%) SQL Server Developer
10 60 (6.97%) Senior Developer
11 58 (6.74%) SQL Server DBA
12 57 (6.62%) C# .NET Developer
13 56 (6.50%) SSRS Developer
14 48 (5.57%) Administrator
15 46 (5.34%) SSAS Developer
16 45 (5.23%) ETL Developer
17 44 (5.11%) Analyst
17 44 (5.11%) Consultant
18 42 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
19 39 (4.53%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (33.80%) .NET
2 175 (20.33%) ASP.NET
3 121 (14.05%) .NET Framework
4 115 (13.36%) HTML
5 100 (11.61%) CSS
6 92 (10.69%) jQuery
7 86 (9.99%) Web Services
8 80 (9.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 79 (9.18%) WCF
10 75 (8.71%) HTML5
11 69 (8.01%) XML
12 64 (7.43%) Entity Framework
13 60 (6.97%) ASP.NET Web API
14 44 (5.11%) AngularJS
15 41 (4.76%) LINQ
16 35 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 35 (4.07%) MDX
17 34 (3.95%) RESTful
18 30 (3.48%) WPF
19 29 (3.37%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 73 (8.48%) Clustering
2 67 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (6.97%) Replication
4 31 (3.60%) Data Centre
5 28 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (3.25%) N-Tier
6 23 (2.67%) Computer Science
7 21 (2.44%) Visualisation
8 15 (1.74%) NHS
9 14 (1.63%) Data Structures
10 13 (1.51%) Data Integration
10 13 (1.51%) Management Information System
11 8 (0.93%) Market Risk
12 7 (0.81%) Credit Risk
12 7 (0.81%) Data Conversion
12 7 (0.81%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (0.70%) Inversion of Control
14 5 (0.58%) Blackberry
14 5 (0.58%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 245 (28.46%) Windows
2 154 (17.89%) Windows Server
3 94 (10.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 84 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (3.02%) Linux
6 23 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (2.21%) Android
8 15 (1.74%) Windows 7
9 13 (1.51%) Unix
10 10 (1.16%) Apple iOS
11 9 (1.05%) Windows 10
12 7 (0.81%) Solaris
12 7 (0.81%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.58%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.46%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.35%) CentOS
15 3 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.35%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
15 3 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (27.41%) Business Intelligence
2 197 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
3 193 (22.42%) ETL
4 133 (15.45%) MVC
5 82 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 78 (9.06%) Migration
7 73 (8.48%) Scrum
8 61 (7.08%) Data Modelling
9 58 (6.74%) TDD
10 50 (5.81%) ITIL
11 48 (5.57%) CRM
12 47 (5.46%) Kimball Methodology
13 46 (5.34%) High Availability
14 39 (4.53%) Unit Testing
14 39 (4.53%) Web Development
15 38 (4.41%) ETL Development
15 38 (4.41%) OO
16 37 (4.30%) SOA
17 36 (4.18%) Disaster Recovery
18 33 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 607 (70.50%) SQL
2 285 (33.10%) C#
3 254 (29.50%) T-SQL
4 115 (13.36%) JavaScript
5 90 (10.45%) PowerShell
6 54 (6.27%) VB.NET
7 28 (3.25%) Java
8 20 (2.32%) VB
9 13 (1.51%) PL/SQL
9 13 (1.51%) Shell Script
9 13 (1.51%) TypeScript
9 13 (1.51%) VBA
10 10 (1.16%) C++
10 10 (1.16%) PHP
10 10 (1.16%) Python
11 8 (0.93%) XAML
12 7 (0.81%) VBScript
13 4 (0.46%) Perl
14 3 (0.35%) Ruby
15 2 (0.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 103 (11.96%) Security Cleared
2 80 (9.29%) SC Cleared
3 55 (6.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 53 (6.16%) Degree
5 27 (3.14%) MCSE
6 16 (1.86%) MCITP
6 16 (1.86%) MCTS
7 15 (1.74%) MCSA
8 13 (1.51%) BPSS Clearance
9 10 (1.16%) MCP
10 8 (0.93%) MCDBA
11 7 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.58%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.46%) MCDST
13 4 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
15 2 (0.23%) ISEB
15 2 (0.23%) MCSD
15 2 (0.23%) OCP
15 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.32%) QA
2 17 (1.97%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (1.05%) SLA
5 6 (0.70%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.35%) MiFID
7 2 (0.23%) DICOM
7 2 (0.23%) HL7
8 1 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 108 (12.54%) Active Directory
2 58 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (2.90%) Hyper-V
4 21 (2.44%) vSphere
5 18 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (1.39%) XenApp
7 6 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.46%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.46%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.35%) Docker
10 3 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.23%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Clusterware
12 1 (0.12%) Samba
12 1 (0.12%) Squid
12 1 (0.12%) vCloud
12 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 38 (4.41%) SCCM
2 23 (2.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 20 (2.32%) SCOM
4 15 (1.74%) NetBackup
5 14 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (1.63%) WSUS
6 12 (1.39%) Perfmon
7 7 (0.81%) AirWatch
8 6 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (0.46%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (0.46%) Puppet
10 4 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 2 (0.23%) Ansible
12 2 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.23%) Kibana
12 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 389 (45.18%) Microsoft
2 76 (8.83%) VMware
3 69 (8.01%) Oracle
4 38 (4.41%) HP
5 32 (3.72%) Sitecore
6 30 (3.48%) IBM
7 29 (3.37%) Cisco
8 22 (2.56%) Symantec
9 21 (2.44%) Citrix
10 19 (2.21%) Cognos
11 16 (1.86%) Tableau
12 15 (1.74%) Nintex
13 13 (1.51%) SAP
14 12 (1.39%) RedGate
15 11 (1.28%) ServiceNow
16 10 (1.16%) Dell
16 10 (1.16%) EMC
17 9 (1.05%) Twitter
18 8 (0.93%) NetApp
18 8 (0.93%) Sybase
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £525 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £ good
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
The Change Partners Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
North West
Sanderson
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
The Change Partners Recruitment
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
North West
Sanderson
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago