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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 54 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 9 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.76% 1.05% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.34% 3.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
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£400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +4.54%
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
142 177 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 27.73% 30.84% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 105 59
Average daily rate £425 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £127 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 16
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.10 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.42% +5.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £19.25 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.18 £45.26 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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
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 19 December 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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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 - - - -
Brentwood - - - - 1
SQL Server 2012
East of England

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (94.12%) SQL
3 13 (76.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (58.82%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (52.94%) Finance
5 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (47.06%) Unit Testing
6 8 (47.06%) TDD
7 7 (41.18%) Data Modelling
7 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
9 5 (29.41%) C#
9 5 (29.41%) VBA
9 5 (29.41%) .NET
10 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
10 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (17.65%) Dimensional Modelling
11 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
11 3 (17.65%) XML
11 3 (17.65%) Windows
11 3 (17.65%) Data Mart
11 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
11 3 (17.65%) Banking
11 3 (17.65%) Retail
12 2 (11.76%) WF
12 2 (11.76%) VMware
12 2 (11.76%) Clustering
12 2 (11.76%) WinForms

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) CICS
1 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (76.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (17.65%) Data Mart
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.88%) IDMS
6 1 (5.88%) Ingres
6 1 (5.88%) DB2
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Business Developer
4 2 (11.76%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.88%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.76%) WF
3 2 (11.76%) WinForms
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) AppFabric
4 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (5.88%) XSLT
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.88%) OpenVMS
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (47.06%) Unit Testing
2 8 (47.06%) TDD
3 7 (41.18%) Data Modelling
4 3 (17.65%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) Workflow
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) Time Management
6 1 (5.88%) High Availability
6 1 (5.88%) Data Governance
6 1 (5.88%) Master Data Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) ETL
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) UML
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) VBA
3 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
4 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle