The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 25 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.45% 0.41% 0.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.34% 2.00% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.77 £21.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+89.38% -32.25%
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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 Middlesex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
29 50 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 14.01% 20.58% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 15
Average daily rate £366 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.08% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £500 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £28.13 £50.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.30% +68.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (60.00%) CRM
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (60.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) Data Quality
3 3 (60.00%) Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Greenplum
5 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Database Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Database Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Build Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (60.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) CRM
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
1 1 (20.00%) Greenplum
1 1 (20.00%) Tableau