The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 62 72 92
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 7 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.81% 0.50% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.69% 2.63% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
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£400 £315 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +4.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.38% -7.14%
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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 Reading region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
123 190 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.20% 19.00% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 81 64
Average daily rate £376 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Reading region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

SQL Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Reading region.

SQL Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (89.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (57.89%) .NET
4 10 (52.63%) C#
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
5 9 (47.37%) SQL
6 8 (42.11%) MVC
6 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (36.84%) XML
8 5 (26.32%) Migration
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
8 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
8 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
8 5 (26.32%) jQuery
8 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
8 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
9 4 (21.05%) SCCM
9 4 (21.05%) SCOM
9 4 (21.05%) Performance Management
9 4 (21.05%) MCTS
9 4 (21.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
9 4 (21.05%) HTML
9 4 (21.05%) CSS
9 4 (21.05%) Windows

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (15.79%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) ArcGIS
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) PowerPivot
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (89.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (5.26%) OLAP
6 1 (5.26%) MS Access
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (5.26%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) C# Developer
3 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) SQL DBA
4 4 (21.05%) DBA
5 3 (15.79%) Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Database Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) .NET
2 7 (36.84%) XML
3 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
3 5 (26.32%) jQuery
3 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (21.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (21.05%) HTML
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 4 (21.05%) CSS
5 3 (15.79%) CSS3
5 3 (15.79%) HTML5
6 2 (10.53%) WCF
6 2 (10.53%) XSD
7 1 (5.26%) XSLT
7 1 (5.26%) Middleware
7 1 (5.26%) NHibernate
7 1 (5.26%) Web Services
7 1 (5.26%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Replication
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) MVC
2 5 (26.32%) Migration
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Management
4 3 (15.79%) Web Application Development
5 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (10.53%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) MODAF
6 1 (5.26%) SOA
6 1 (5.26%) ETL
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) Network Management
6 1 (5.26%) Change Control
6 1 (5.26%) Database Security
6 1 (5.26%) Dependency Management
6 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.53%) C
5 2 (10.53%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) MCTS
3 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) MCSE
5 1 (5.26%) MCSD
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
1 4 (21.05%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) ESRI
2 1 (5.26%) Fujitsu
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Business Objects