The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 28 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 4 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.37% 2.71% 2.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.52% 15.22% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
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£319 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% +20.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £306
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 Slough region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
42 46 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 14.33% 17.83% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 32
Average daily rate £330 £313 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +7.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £350 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Slough

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) SAN
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (44.44%) Brocade
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (44.44%) SCCM
3 4 (44.44%) ProCurve
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
3 4 (44.44%) vSphere
3 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
3 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (33.33%) Structured Cabling

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (33.33%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) VPN
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) SNMP
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) VLAN
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (11.11%) Data Mart
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Consultant
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Business Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) MDX
2 1 (11.11%) LINQ
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
2 1 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) Ajax
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) Statistics
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (22.22%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) MCSA
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
1 4 (44.44%) vSphere
1 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Samba
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) HP
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
1 4 (44.44%) Brocade
1 4 (44.44%) ProCurve
1 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds