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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 37 26 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.75% 3.08% 1.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.35% 11.48% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Average daily rate
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£338 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-50.69% +30.90%
SQL Server 2012
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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
85 61 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 31.72% 26.87% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 37 49
Average daily rate £350 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £248 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MVVM
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle