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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 32 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 16 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.05% 0.73% 0.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.18% 2.90% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 2
Average daily rate £313 £374 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.38% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £345 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £403 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +29.31%
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
88 69 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 27.76% 25.27% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 33 31
Average daily rate £330 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £410 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Kent region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram 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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £325 -
Maidstone - 1 £285 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £415 - 1
SQL Server 2012
South East

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (64.71%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (58.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
6 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
6 7 (41.18%) SQL
6 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
8 4 (23.53%) .NET
8 4 (23.53%) C#
8 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (17.65%) ETL
9 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (11.76%) jQuery
10 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
10 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
10 2 (11.76%) TDD
10 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
10 2 (11.76%) WCF
10 2 (11.76%) Marketing
10 2 (11.76%) MVC
10 2 (11.76%) Finance
10 2 (11.76%) JavaScript

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (64.71%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (58.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (5.88%) Data Mart
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) ReSharper
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) Xcode
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Developer
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (11.76%) DBA
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (11.76%) SQL BI Developer
6 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Applications Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.88%) C# Application Developer
7 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) MDX
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Data Extraction
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) ETL
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) MVC
3 2 (11.76%) TDD
3 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) ETL Development
4 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) Telerik