The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Reading 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 64 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.56% 0.42% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.70% 2.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£385 £368 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £30.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
135 176 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.00% 18.37% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 68 54
Average daily rate £350 £413 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £633 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.31%
SQL Server 2012
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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 28 July 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 28 July 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 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (92.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (76.00%) .NET
4 18 (72.00%) C#
5 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (48.00%) MVC
6 12 (48.00%) SQL
7 9 (36.00%) T-SQL
7 9 (36.00%) Windows
7 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
8 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (28.00%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (28.00%) XML
9 7 (28.00%) C
9 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
10 6 (24.00%) WCF
10 6 (24.00%) jQuery
10 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (24.00%) C++
10 6 (24.00%) IIS
10 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
10 6 (24.00%) XSD
10 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (20.00%) CSS
11 5 (20.00%) MCSE

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (28.00%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (24.00%) IIS
3 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) ArcGIS
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) PowerPivot
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (92.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.00%) OLAP
5 1 (4.00%) MS Access
5 1 (4.00%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (32.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (24.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (24.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) ETL Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Server Support
7 1 (4.00%) Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Server Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) .NET
2 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 7 (28.00%) XML
4 6 (24.00%) XSD
4 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (24.00%) WCF
4 6 (24.00%) jQuery
5 5 (20.00%) HTML
5 5 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (20.00%) CSS
6 4 (16.00%) CSS3
6 4 (16.00%) HTML5
7 1 (4.00%) Web Services
7 1 (4.00%) Classic ASP
7 1 (4.00%) XSLT
7 1 (4.00%) Middleware
7 1 (4.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) MVC
2 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.00%) Web Application Development
3 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.00%) ETL
4 2 (8.00%) TDD
4 2 (8.00%) BDD
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.00%) Network Management
5 1 (4.00%) Dependency Management
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.00%) MODAF
5 1 (4.00%) SOA
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) C#
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 9 (36.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (28.00%) C
5 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (24.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) MCSE
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.00%) MCTS
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) MCSD
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) NetApp
2 1 (4.00%) ESRI
2 1 (4.00%) Fujitsu
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco