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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 72 63 65
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.32% 0.56% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.81% 4.10% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.52 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+1.48% +27.27%
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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
166 122 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.55% 13.79% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 57 70
Average daily rate £400 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £258 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%

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
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 4 August 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) MS Access
6 1 (14.29%) CRM
6 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 1 (14.29%) ETL
6 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) VBA

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mart
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (14.29%) C# Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) MDX
3 1 (14.29%) WPF
3 1 (14.29%) LINQ
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Statistics
1 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) VBA
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle