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 28 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 183 170 209
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +39
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 66 67 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 0.80% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.29% 4.01% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 38 2
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£340 £366 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.16% -9.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £256 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £444 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +3.63%
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
1540 1672 1430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.79% 19.85% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 838 787
Average daily rate £370 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £254 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £492 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 54 35
Average hourly rate £34.00 £23.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% +2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £13.92 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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
Hampshire -9 21 £348 -6.08% 5
Berkshire +6 17 £350 -7.89% 8
Surrey -5 7 £325 -7.14% 4
Buckinghamshire -19 6 £338 +8.00% 3
Oxfordshire -11 5 £163 -50.00% 1
West Sussex -17 4 £388 +35.96%
East Sussex -10 3 - - 2
Sussex +4 2 £425 -
Kent -11 1 £338 +5.46% 2
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 166 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 100 (60.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 93 (56.02%) SQL
4 73 (43.98%) .NET
5 65 (39.16%) C#
6 55 (33.13%) Microsoft
7 50 (30.12%) ASP.NET
7 50 (30.12%) Windows
8 46 (27.71%) JavaScript
9 45 (27.11%) T-SQL
10 44 (26.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 43 (25.90%) HTML
11 43 (25.90%) MVC
12 39 (23.49%) CSS
13 37 (22.29%) jQuery
14 36 (21.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 35 (21.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 31 (18.67%) ASP.NET MVC
17 29 (17.47%) Windows Server 2008
17 29 (17.47%) Agile Software Development
18 27 (16.27%) Windows Server 2012
19 25 (15.06%) Finance
19 25 (15.06%) SQL Server 2005
20 24 (14.46%) .NET Framework
20 24 (14.46%) XML
20 24 (14.46%) ITIL
20 24 (14.46%) SharePoint
21 23 (13.86%) Ajax
22 21 (12.65%) WCF
23 20 (12.05%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 24 (14.46%) SharePoint
2 13 (7.83%) MS Exchange
3 11 (6.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (6.02%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (6.02%) IIS
5 8 (4.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (4.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (3.61%) CMS
7 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.20%) Node.js
7 2 (1.20%) Sitefinity
7 2 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.60%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.60%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.60%) Kentico
Applications
1 15 (9.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Project
2 1 (0.60%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (4.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.61%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.81%) Office 365
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.83%) SAN
2 12 (7.23%) LAN
3 9 (5.42%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.82%) SMTP
4 8 (4.82%) PBX
5 7 (4.22%) IP Telephony
5 7 (4.22%) VoIP
5 7 (4.22%) WAN
6 5 (3.01%) Firewall
7 3 (1.81%) ISDN
7 3 (1.81%) DNS
7 3 (1.81%) DHCP
7 3 (1.81%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (0.60%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.60%) IPsec
8 1 (0.60%) Internet
8 1 (0.60%) VPN
8 1 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 100 (60.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (26.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (21.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 35 (21.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 25 (15.06%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (4.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (4.22%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (3.01%) OLTP
10 4 (2.41%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.81%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (1.81%) Cognos Report Studio
11 3 (1.81%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.20%) SSDT
12 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
12 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.60%) QlikView
13 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (10.84%) Visual Studio
2 14 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.22%) Subversion
4 5 (3.01%) JIRA
5 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.81%) NUnit
6 3 (1.81%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.81%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.20%) Moq
7 2 (1.20%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.60%) Selenium
8 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.60%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.60%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 25 (15.06%) Finance
2 9 (5.42%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.41%) Banking
4 3 (1.81%) Legal
5 2 (1.20%) Advertising
5 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) Local Government
6 1 (0.60%) Billing
6 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 79 (47.59%) Developer
2 40 (24.10%) .NET Developer
3 28 (16.87%) C# Developer
4 26 (15.66%) C# .NET Developer
4 26 (15.66%) SQL DBA
4 26 (15.66%) DBA
5 23 (13.86%) Analyst
6 18 (10.84%) ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (10.24%) Web Developer
8 16 (9.64%) SQL Server DBA
9 13 (7.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (6.63%) SQL Developer
11 10 (6.02%) .NET Web Developer
11 10 (6.02%) C# Web Developer
11 10 (6.02%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (5.42%) Consultant
13 8 (4.82%) Administrator
14 7 (4.22%) Microsoft Developer
14 7 (4.22%) VoIP Engineer
14 7 (4.22%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (43.98%) .NET
2 50 (30.12%) ASP.NET
3 43 (25.90%) HTML
4 39 (23.49%) CSS
5 37 (22.29%) jQuery
6 31 (18.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (14.46%) .NET Framework
7 24 (14.46%) XML
8 23 (13.86%) Ajax
9 21 (12.65%) WCF
10 20 (12.05%) Web Services
11 17 (10.24%) LINQ
11 17 (10.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 15 (9.04%) WPF
13 14 (8.43%) AngularJS
13 14 (8.43%) Razor View Engine
14 11 (6.63%) REST
15 10 (6.02%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 9 (5.42%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.24%) Clustering
2 12 (7.23%) Replication
3 11 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.22%) IVR
5 6 (3.61%) Open Source
6 5 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.41%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.81%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.81%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.81%) Social Media
9 2 (1.20%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.20%) GIS
10 1 (0.60%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.60%) EPoS
10 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 50 (30.12%) Windows
2 29 (17.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (16.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (9.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.20%) Linux
6 1 (0.60%) UNIX
6 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (25.90%) MVC
2 29 (17.47%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (14.46%) ITIL
4 18 (10.84%) Migration
5 17 (10.24%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (9.04%) TDD
7 14 (8.43%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (6.63%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (6.02%) ETL
11 9 (5.42%) CRM
12 8 (4.82%) Web Development
13 7 (4.22%) Telemarketing
13 7 (4.22%) Knowledge Management
13 7 (4.22%) Data Migration
13 7 (4.22%) Data Analysis
14 6 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (3.61%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (3.61%) Unit Testing
15 5 (3.01%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (56.02%) SQL
2 65 (39.16%) C#
3 46 (27.71%) JavaScript
4 45 (27.11%) T-SQL
5 16 (9.64%) PowerShell
6 8 (4.82%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.01%) Java
8 2 (1.20%) VB
8 2 (1.20%) VBA
8 2 (1.20%) XAML
9 1 (0.60%) Ruby
9 1 (0.60%) XPath
9 1 (0.60%) VBScript
9 1 (0.60%) PHP
9 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.60%) Python
9 1 (0.60%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.60%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 15 (9.04%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.23%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.22%) MCTS
4 7 (4.22%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.22%) CCNA
5 4 (2.41%) Degree
6 3 (1.81%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.60%) MCSD
7 1 (0.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.22%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 18 (10.84%) Active Directory
2 14 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.22%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.81%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.60%) XenApp
5 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (9.64%) SCOM
2 8 (4.82%) ARCserve
3 5 (3.01%) SCCM
3 5 (3.01%) Puppet
3 5 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.60%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 55 (33.13%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.64%) VMware
3 11 (6.63%) HP
4 10 (6.02%) BMC
5 9 (5.42%) Cisco
6 8 (4.82%) 3PAR
6 8 (4.82%) Oracle
6 8 (4.82%) Citrix
6 8 (4.82%) CA
7 7 (4.22%) Altiris
7 7 (4.22%) Symantec
8 6 (3.61%) Cognos
9 4 (2.41%) SAP
10 3 (1.81%) Brocade
10 3 (1.81%) Telerik
10 3 (1.81%) Dell
10 3 (1.81%) Sitecore
11 2 (1.20%) Sun
11 2 (1.20%) Business Objects
12 1 (0.60%) Endeca
Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
83Zero
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Farnborough
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago