The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 38 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 4 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.35% 3.81% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.56% 13.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.22% -12.85%
SQL Server 2012
South East

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 Kent region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
72 79 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 24.32% 27.34% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 51 27
Average daily rate £350 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Kent

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
Chatham - - - -
Cranbrook - - - - 1
Maidstone - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
SQL Server 2012
South East

SQL Server 2012
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Clustering
5 2 (20.00%) Replication
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) High Availability
5 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (10.00%) BCP
6 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (10.00%) Finance

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
1 6 (60.00%) C# Developer
2 4 (40.00%) DBA
2 4 (40.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior DBA
4 2 (20.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 2 (20.00%) Senior SQL DBA
4 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) MVC
1 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) BCP
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree