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 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 49 46 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 8 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.24% 1.67% 0.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.03% 6.61% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 1
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£350 £369 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% -1.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.77 £21.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+89.38% -32.25%
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
159 121 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.65% 25.31% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 74 44
Average daily rate £350 £395 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +11.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £498 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £27.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +12.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.50 £39.15
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 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 28 August 2015.

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 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
Chelmsford - 4 £350 -
Billericay - 1 £250 -
SQL Server 2012
East of England

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (25.00%) MDX
7 3 (25.00%) DTS
7 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (25.00%) .NET
7 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) Change Management
8 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (16.67%) Replication
8 2 (16.67%) MVC
8 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 2 (16.67%) Windows
8 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 2 (16.67%) C#
8 2 (16.67%) JavaScript

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (25.00%) DTS
8 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) DBA
1 6 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 3 (25.00%) Business Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (25.00%) MDX
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) OOD
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Database Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft