The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Luton region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
23 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 11.44% 21.13% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 6
Average daily rate £375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2012
Bedfordshire

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

SQL Server 2012
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware