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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 48 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 5 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.15% 0.56% 1.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.91% 1.99% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 11
Median daily rate £363 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% -10.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £25.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+39.80% -32.23%
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
128 151 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 29.43% 28.38% 27.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 83 119
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £229 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.10 £35.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% -8.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £32.10 £26.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £39.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.03% -8.28%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

SQL Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Brentwood +6 1 - - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £375 -
Basildon - 1 - -
SQL Server 2012
East of England

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Essex region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) Banking
6 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) Scrum
7 2 (16.67%) HP
7 2 (16.67%) Citrix
7 2 (16.67%) SAN
7 2 (16.67%) Java
7 2 (16.67%) VBA
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
1 2 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (8.33%) Power BI
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) DBA
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (8.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (8.33%) MSMQ
2 1 (8.33%) WCF
2 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Chemistry
1 2 (16.67%) Physics
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
3 2 (16.67%) High Availability
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) API Development
4 1 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Email Management
4 1 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) MVVM
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) VBA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) DevExpress