The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 156 180 232
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +52
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 86 62 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.92% 0.71% 0.071%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.97% 3.53% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 29 2
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£319 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.82% -11.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £30.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.22% -12.85%
SQL Server 2012
England

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 South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1730 1754 1781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.58% 20.08% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1008 943 866
Average daily rate £350 £370 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 52 51
Average hourly rate £22.00 £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.86% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £16.90 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +5.17%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SQL Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SQL Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +11 25 £350 +6.46% 8
Oxfordshire +9 16 £275 - 6
East Sussex 0 13 £250 - 3
Buckinghamshire +2 10 £289 -26.43% 6
Hampshire -4 9 £349 +1.75% 4
Surrey -5 4 £475 +171.42% 8
Kent -12 4 £438 +59.09% 7
West Sussex -6 3 £313 -16.66% 2
Middlesex -3 1 - -
SQL Server 2012
England

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 172 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 106 (61.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 98 (56.98%) .NET
4 93 (54.07%) C#
5 90 (52.33%) SQL
6 70 (40.70%) ASP.NET
7 57 (33.14%) MVC
8 50 (29.07%) JavaScript
8 50 (29.07%) ASP.NET MVC
9 49 (28.49%) Microsoft
10 45 (26.16%) HTML
10 45 (26.16%) SQL Server 2005
11 44 (25.58%) CSS
12 42 (24.42%) jQuery
13 39 (22.67%) T-SQL
13 39 (22.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 36 (20.93%) XML
14 36 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 35 (20.35%) .NET Framework
16 27 (15.70%) Windows
17 26 (15.12%) Web Services
18 25 (14.53%) LINQ
19 24 (13.95%) Visual Studio
20 23 (13.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 23 (13.37%) Razor View Engine
20 23 (13.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 23 (13.37%) Performance Tuning
21 22 (12.79%) WCF
21 22 (12.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
22 21 (12.21%) Microsoft Certification

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 14 (8.14%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.07%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.07%) IIS
3 6 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (3.49%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (2.91%) ArcGIS
4 5 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (2.91%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.33%) Node.js
6 2 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.58%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (11.05%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.40%) MS Office
3 4 (2.33%) PowerPivot
4 3 (1.74%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.58%) MS Project
5 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.33%) Office 365
3 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.40%) SAN
2 7 (4.07%) Firewall
3 4 (2.33%) DNS
3 4 (2.33%) DHCP
4 3 (1.74%) Network Security
5 2 (1.16%) SMTP
6 1 (0.58%) LAN
6 1 (0.58%) Internet
6 1 (0.58%) FTP
6 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.58%) VPN
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.58%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 106 (61.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (26.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 39 (22.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (9.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (8.72%) SQL Server 2000
8 13 (7.56%) Oracle Database
9 12 (6.98%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (4.07%) MySQL
11 7 (4.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (2.91%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (2.33%) PerformancePoint
14 4 (2.33%) Oracle9i Database
15 3 (1.74%) Relational Database
16 2 (1.16%) Hadoop
16 2 (1.16%) SSDT
16 2 (1.16%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 24 (13.95%) Visual Studio
2 10 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.07%) Subversion
4 4 (2.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.74%) NUnit
5 3 (1.74%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.58%) Toad
7 1 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.58%) XMLSpy
7 1 (0.58%) Maven
7 1 (0.58%) JIRA
7 1 (0.58%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.58%) Ant
7 1 (0.58%) JUnit
7 1 (0.58%) Grunt
7 1 (0.58%) Mocha
7 1 (0.58%) MSBuild
General
1 8 (4.65%) Finance
2 6 (3.49%) Marketing
3 3 (1.74%) Military
3 3 (1.74%) Banking
4 2 (1.16%) Electronics
4 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.16%) Advertising
5 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 92 (53.49%) Developer
2 48 (27.91%) .NET Developer
3 38 (22.09%) C# Developer
4 33 (19.19%) DBA
5 27 (15.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (13.95%) ASP.NET Developer
7 23 (13.37%) SQL DBA
7 23 (13.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 19 (11.05%) Web Developer
9 16 (9.30%) Consultant
10 15 (8.72%) SQL Server DBA
11 13 (7.56%) Administrator
12 12 (6.98%) SQL Developer
13 11 (6.40%) .NET Web Developer
14 10 (5.81%) CRM Consultant
14 10 (5.81%) Microsoft Consultant
14 10 (5.81%) Technical Leader
14 10 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
14 10 (5.81%) C# Web Developer
14 10 (5.81%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (56.98%) .NET
2 70 (40.70%) ASP.NET
3 50 (29.07%) ASP.NET MVC
4 45 (26.16%) HTML
5 44 (25.58%) CSS
6 42 (24.42%) jQuery
7 36 (20.93%) XML
8 35 (20.35%) .NET Framework
9 26 (15.12%) Web Services
10 25 (14.53%) LINQ
11 23 (13.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 23 (13.37%) Razor View Engine
11 23 (13.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 22 (12.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 22 (12.79%) WCF
13 19 (11.05%) Ajax
14 13 (7.56%) XSLT
14 13 (7.56%) REST
15 12 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (6.40%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.40%) Clustering
2 9 (5.23%) Replication
3 8 (4.65%) N-Tier
4 5 (2.91%) Open Source
5 4 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.74%) Social Media
7 2 (1.16%) iPhone
7 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.16%) DTV
7 2 (1.16%) GIS
8 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.58%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.58%) Statistics
8 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.58%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.70%) Windows
2 18 (10.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (7.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (4.65%) Linux
6 6 (3.49%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.91%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.74%) UNIX
9 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.58%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (33.14%) MVC
2 23 (13.37%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (9.30%) TDD
4 15 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (6.40%) Dependency Injection
7 10 (5.81%) Validation
7 10 (5.81%) CRM
8 9 (5.23%) Scrum
9 8 (4.65%) Migration
9 8 (4.65%) SOA
9 8 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (3.49%) Unit Testing
10 6 (3.49%) OOP
10 6 (3.49%) Logistics
10 6 (3.49%) Software Engineering
11 5 (2.91%) ETL
11 5 (2.91%) Web Application Development
11 5 (2.91%) BDD
11 5 (2.91%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (54.07%) C#
2 90 (52.33%) SQL
3 50 (29.07%) JavaScript
4 39 (22.67%) T-SQL
5 9 (5.23%) Java
6 7 (4.07%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.91%) C
8 4 (2.33%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.33%) Bourne shell
9 2 (1.16%) XPath
9 2 (1.16%) C++
9 2 (1.16%) VBScript
10 1 (0.58%) VB
10 1 (0.58%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.58%) XQuery
10 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.58%) XAML
10 1 (0.58%) Korn
10 1 (0.58%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (12.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (9.88%) Security Cleared
3 16 (9.30%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.49%) Degree
4 6 (3.49%) MCSE
5 5 (2.91%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.33%) MCTS
7 1 (0.58%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.58%) CCNA
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.58%) MCP
7 1 (0.58%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.91%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.16%) SLA
3 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 12 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.91%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (2.91%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.16%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.16%) vSphere
6 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (5.23%) SCCM
2 4 (2.33%) SCOM
2 4 (2.33%) WSUS
3 3 (1.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.16%) ARCserve
4 2 (1.16%) Puppet
4 2 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.58%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.58%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.58%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 49 (28.49%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.30%) Oracle
3 7 (4.07%) Cisco
3 7 (4.07%) Telerik
4 5 (2.91%) HP
4 5 (2.91%) ESRI
5 4 (2.33%) VMware
6 3 (1.74%) Citrix
7 2 (1.16%) CA
7 2 (1.16%) SAP
7 2 (1.16%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.58%) Facebook
8 1 (0.58%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.58%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.58%) Altiris
8 1 (0.58%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.58%) JBoss
8 1 (0.58%) Cognos
8 1 (0.58%) Dell
8 1 (0.58%) EMC
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