The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 53 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.40% 0.81% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.79% 3.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £373 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.38% -7.14%
SQL Server 2012
East of England

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 Essex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
146 108 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 29.20% 21.95% 24.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 55 53
Average daily rate £425 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £421 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 28
Average hourly rate £29.25 £27.41 £27.62
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.71% -0.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £14.80 £25.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £29.50 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Essex region.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Essex

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Essex region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
Basildon - - - - 1
Harlow - - - - 1
Saffron Walden - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - - 1
SQL Server 2012
East of England

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (73.33%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (60.00%) TDD
4 9 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 9 (60.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 9 (60.00%) Finance
5 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (53.33%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (46.67%) Data Mart
7 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (13.33%) C#
9 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
9 2 (13.33%) .NET
10 1 (6.67%) Oracle
10 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
10 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
10 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
10 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
10 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
10 1 (6.67%) Ingres
10 1 (6.67%) ETL
10 1 (6.67%) OpenVMS
10 1 (6.67%) DB2
10 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
10 1 (6.67%) XML

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) CICS
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (53.33%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (46.67%) Data Mart
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (6.67%) IDMS
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (6.67%) Ingres
6 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Business Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Architect
5 1 (6.67%) ETL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
1 1 (6.67%) OpenVMS
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (60.00%) TDD
2 9 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
3 1 (6.67%) Master Data Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Management
3 1 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) UML
3 1 (6.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) MCSA
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle