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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 44 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.09% 0.80% 2.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.54% 2.30% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Median daily rate £378 £344 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.81% -19.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -18.75%
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
113 87 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 30.79% 34.66% 30.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 46 37
Median daily rate £395 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.03% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £281 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -17.46%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 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
West Malling - 2 £378 -
SQL Server 2012
South East

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 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 Kent region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (55.00%) SQL
7 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (35.00%) ETL
8 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
8 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
10 5 (25.00%) C#
10 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
11 4 (20.00%) ETL Development
12 3 (15.00%) Degree
12 3 (15.00%) VB
12 3 (15.00%) Analytics
12 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
13 2 (10.00%) PerformancePoint
13 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (10.00%) .NET
13 2 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
13 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 2 (10.00%) Windows

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (10.00%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (5.00%) Data Mart
10 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (5.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) SQL Developer
3 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 9 (45.00%) SSRS Developer
4 5 (25.00%) SSIS Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (15.00%) SQL BI Developer
7 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (10.00%) DBA
7 2 (10.00%) SQL DBA
7 2 (10.00%) SSAS Developer
7 2 (10.00%) T-SQL Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Architect
8 1 (5.00%) C# Application Developer
8 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) MDX
1 2 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) iPad
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ETL
2 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (20.00%) ETL Development
5 3 (15.00%) Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.00%) TDD
7 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Data Analytics
7 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.00%) High Availability
7 1 (5.00%) MVC
7 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) VB
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft