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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 59 70 84
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 8 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.93% 0.79% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.02% 4.06% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
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£388 £368 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.44% +21.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £30.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-32.25% -11.42%
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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
133 197 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.41% 19.43% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 80 64
Average daily rate £375 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 3
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (90.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (59.09%) .NET
4 12 (54.55%) C#
4 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 10 (45.45%) MVC
5 10 (45.45%) SQL
6 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (31.82%) XML
8 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
8 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
8 6 (27.27%) jQuery
8 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 5 (22.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
9 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (22.73%) HTML
9 5 (22.73%) CSS
9 5 (22.73%) Windows
10 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
10 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (18.18%) Migration
10 4 (18.18%) SCCM
10 4 (18.18%) SCOM
10 4 (18.18%) Performance Management

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (13.64%) SharePoint
1 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) ArcGIS
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) PowerPivot
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (90.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (4.55%) OLAP
6 1 (4.55%) MS Access
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.55%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) C# Developer
3 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) DBA
4 4 (18.18%) SQL DBA
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Server Support
6 1 (4.55%) Database Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) ETL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) XML
3 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 6 (27.27%) jQuery
3 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (22.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (22.73%) HTML
4 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 5 (22.73%) CSS
5 4 (18.18%) CSS3
5 4 (18.18%) HTML5
6 2 (9.09%) WCF
6 2 (9.09%) XSD
7 1 (4.55%) XSLT
7 1 (4.55%) Middleware
7 1 (4.55%) NHibernate
7 1 (4.55%) Web Services
7 1 (4.55%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Replication
1 3 (13.64%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) MVC
2 4 (18.18%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Performance Management
2 4 (18.18%) Web Application Development
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (4.55%) Network Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
5 1 (4.55%) Database Security
5 1 (4.55%) Dependency Management
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) ETL
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) C#
2 10 (45.45%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.64%) C
6 2 (9.09%) C++
7 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) MCTS
3 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) MCSE
5 1 (4.55%) MCSD
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
1 4 (18.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) NetApp
2 1 (4.55%) ESRI
2 1 (4.55%) Fujitsu
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco