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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 163 167 177
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 108 92 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.09% 0.99% 0.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.10% 5.25% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 51 25
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£345 £313 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.40% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £250 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £46.75 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £21.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+70.29% -29.83%
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
2116 1752 1816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.39% 18.81% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1277 1008 978
Average daily rate £375 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 33 47
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -4.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.21 £13.04 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +1.63%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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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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 +16 29 £345 +14.68% 14
Surrey +8 20 £325 -31.57% 12
West Sussex -1 17 £330 +5.60% 3
Berkshire -9 16 £325 -7.14% 18
Oxfordshire -19 13 £400 +39.13% 9
Buckinghamshire -18 7 £350 +21.21% 8
Kent +4 6 - - 5
Middlesex +9 3 £400 -
East Sussex -9 1 £425 +70.00% 1
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 219 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 139 (63.47%) SQL
3 94 (42.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 87 (39.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 86 (39.27%) Windows
6 80 (36.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 78 (35.62%) .NET
8 77 (35.16%) T-SQL
9 73 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 60 (27.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 58 (26.48%) C#
12 51 (23.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 46 (21.00%) SQL Server 2005
14 45 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
15 44 (20.09%) ASP.NET
16 42 (19.18%) JavaScript
16 42 (19.18%) Business Intelligence
17 40 (18.26%) Data Warehouse
18 36 (16.44%) Visual Studio
19 35 (15.98%) PowerShell
20 34 (15.53%) VMware
21 33 (15.07%) Oracle
22 32 (14.61%) Finance
22 32 (14.61%) Windows Server 2008
23 31 (14.16%) ETL
24 30 (13.70%) Performance Tuning
25 29 (13.24%) jQuery
26 27 (12.33%) MS Excel
26 27 (12.33%) IIS
26 27 (12.33%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 27 (12.33%) IIS
2 26 (11.87%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.57%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.74%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.83%) Lync
7 3 (1.37%) MediaWiki
8 2 (0.91%) CMS
8 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.91%) Apache
9 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.46%) JBoss
9 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.46%) Node.js
9 1 (0.46%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.46%) Kentico
9 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 27 (12.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.74%) MS Office
3 3 (1.37%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.91%) SPSS
5 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.46%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.37%) Office 365
1 3 (1.37%) Boomi
2 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.02%) DNS
2 10 (4.57%) Firewall
3 9 (4.11%) VPN
4 8 (3.65%) Intranet
5 7 (3.20%) SAN
6 6 (2.74%) LAN
6 6 (2.74%) WAN
7 5 (2.28%) DHCP
8 3 (1.37%) SNMP
8 3 (1.37%) DWDM
8 3 (1.37%) VLAN
8 3 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.37%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (0.91%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.91%) Internet
9 2 (0.91%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.91%) PBX
9 2 (0.91%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 94 (42.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 87 (39.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 80 (36.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 60 (27.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 46 (21.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 40 (18.26%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (8.68%) Oracle Database
9 12 (5.48%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (5.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (4.11%) Relational Database
12 8 (3.65%) OLTP
13 7 (3.20%) Big Data
14 6 (2.74%) InterSystems Cache
15 5 (2.28%) SQL Server 2000
15 5 (2.28%) Oracle Database 12c
16 4 (1.83%) Oracle ODI
16 4 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
16 4 (1.83%) OLAP
16 4 (1.83%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 36 (16.44%) Visual Studio
2 26 (11.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.65%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (1.83%) ERwin
5 2 (0.91%) NUnit
5 2 (0.91%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.46%) Subversion
6 1 (0.46%) Maven
6 1 (0.46%) JIRA
6 1 (0.46%) Selenium
General
1 32 (14.61%) Finance
2 6 (2.74%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.83%) Legal
4 3 (1.37%) Automotive
4 3 (1.37%) Retail
5 2 (0.91%) Marketing
5 2 (0.91%) Military
6 1 (0.46%) Advertising
6 1 (0.46%) Publishing
6 1 (0.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 94 (42.92%) Developer
2 49 (22.37%) DBA
3 38 (17.35%) SQL DBA
4 31 (14.16%) .NET Developer
5 22 (10.05%) SQL Developer
6 19 (8.68%) SQL Server DBA
7 17 (7.76%) Consultant
8 16 (7.31%) Analyst
8 16 (7.31%) Architect
8 16 (7.31%) Administrator
9 13 (5.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 11 (5.02%) C# Developer
11 8 (3.65%) Web Developer
12 7 (3.20%) Programmer
12 7 (3.20%) Database Developer
12 7 (3.20%) C# .NET Developer
13 6 (2.74%) Report Writer
13 6 (2.74%) Analyst Programmer
14 5 (2.28%) VB.NET Developer
14 5 (2.28%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (35.62%) .NET
2 44 (20.09%) ASP.NET
3 29 (13.24%) jQuery
4 22 (10.05%) HTML
5 20 (9.13%) MDX
6 19 (8.68%) CSS
7 18 (8.22%) .NET Framework
8 14 (6.39%) Web Services
8 14 (6.39%) Ajax
9 13 (5.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (5.48%) WCF
11 10 (4.57%) HTML5
12 9 (4.11%) XML
13 8 (3.65%) WPF
14 7 (3.20%) AngularJS
15 6 (2.74%) KnockoutJS
15 6 (2.74%) FusionCharts
16 5 (2.28%) Windows Identity Foundation
16 5 (2.28%) REST
16 5 (2.28%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.59%) Clustering
2 14 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.48%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.48%) Replication
3 12 (5.48%) N-Tier
4 10 (4.57%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.20%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.37%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.37%) Blog
7 3 (1.37%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.91%) NHS
8 2 (0.91%) IVR
8 2 (0.91%) Statistics
8 2 (0.91%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.91%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.91%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.91%) Social Media
9 1 (0.46%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 86 (39.27%) Windows
2 51 (23.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (14.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (5.94%) Linux
6 7 (3.20%) UNIX
7 6 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.37%) AIX
9 1 (0.46%) Solaris
9 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (19.18%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (14.16%) ETL
4 30 (13.70%) Performance Tuning
5 27 (12.33%) Migration
6 24 (10.96%) SDLC
7 23 (10.50%) ITIL
8 22 (10.05%) Scrum
9 20 (9.13%) MVC
10 17 (7.76%) Kimball Methodology
11 16 (7.31%) Web Development
12 12 (5.48%) Data Migration
13 11 (5.02%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (5.02%) Configuration Management
13 11 (5.02%) Project Management
14 10 (4.57%) OO
14 10 (4.57%) Data Modelling
14 10 (4.57%) TDD
14 10 (4.57%) Performance Monitoring
14 10 (4.57%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 139 (63.47%) SQL
2 77 (35.16%) T-SQL
3 58 (26.48%) C#
4 42 (19.18%) JavaScript
5 35 (15.98%) PowerShell
6 14 (6.39%) VB
6 14 (6.39%) VB.NET
7 6 (2.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 5 (2.28%) C++
8 5 (2.28%) Java
9 4 (1.83%) VBA
9 4 (1.83%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.37%) VBScript
10 3 (1.37%) Korn
10 3 (1.37%) Groovy
11 2 (0.91%) VB6
11 2 (0.91%) PHP
11 2 (0.91%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.91%) C
11 2 (0.91%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (8.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (8.22%) Degree
3 13 (5.94%) Security Cleared
4 11 (5.02%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.65%) MCTS
6 5 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.83%) MCSE
8 3 (1.37%) MCSA
9 2 (0.91%) CCNA
9 2 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.91%) VCP4
10 1 (0.46%) MCITP
10 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.74%) QA
2 5 (2.28%) SLA
3 3 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.46%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (9.59%) Active Directory
2 20 (9.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.48%) vSphere
4 9 (4.11%) XenApp
5 8 (3.65%) VMware ESX
5 8 (3.65%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.28%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.37%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.37%) Samba
8 2 (0.91%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.46%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 12 (5.48%) SCOM
2 11 (5.02%) SCCM
3 7 (3.20%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (2.28%) SCOrch
4 5 (2.28%) SCSM
5 3 (1.37%) LiteSpeed
5 3 (1.37%) EMC VPLEX
5 3 (1.37%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.91%) Puppet
6 2 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.91%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.91%) vMotion
7 1 (0.46%) MOM
7 1 (0.46%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 73 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 34 (15.53%) VMware
3 33 (15.07%) Oracle
4 15 (6.85%) Cisco
5 9 (4.11%) Citrix
6 8 (3.65%) HP
7 7 (3.20%) BMC
7 7 (3.20%) Brocade
8 6 (2.74%) Telerik
8 6 (2.74%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.28%) IBM
9 5 (2.28%) 3PAR
10 4 (1.83%) ProCurve
10 4 (1.83%) Cognos
11 3 (1.37%) Dell
11 3 (1.37%) Remedy
11 3 (1.37%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.91%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.91%) Radware
12 2 (0.91%) CommVault
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