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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 173 144 216
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +72
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 92 93 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.93% 1.03% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.88% 5.56% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 60 8
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£375 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £258 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £24.50 £52.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £35.50 -
% change year-on-year
-53.52% -
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
1564 1673 1527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.89% 18.49% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 962 923 798
Average daily rate £370 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 42 58
Average hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £14.50 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

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 27 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

SQL Server 2012 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 March 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 -12 23 £399 +11.92% 4
Berkshire -20 20 £400 +23.07% 9
Buckinghamshire +7 19 £325 +4.00% 3
Oxfordshire -11 12 £325 +6.55% 2
Surrey +7 9 £413 +7.14% 10
West Sussex -21 4 £388 +50.48% 6
East Sussex -6 2 £325 +8.33%
Sussex -3 1 - -
Kent -7 1 - - 2
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 173 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 100 (57.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 80 (46.24%) SQL
4 74 (42.77%) .NET
5 64 (36.99%) C#
6 61 (35.26%) Microsoft
7 53 (30.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 50 (28.90%) Windows
9 49 (28.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 49 (28.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 45 (26.01%) ASP.NET
11 38 (21.97%) JavaScript
12 35 (20.23%) T-SQL
12 35 (20.23%) MVC
13 34 (19.65%) Business Intelligence
14 33 (19.08%) HTML
15 31 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
16 29 (16.76%) jQuery
17 28 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
17 28 (16.18%) Finance
17 28 (16.18%) XML
18 26 (15.03%) CSS
18 26 (15.03%) SQL Server 2005
18 26 (15.03%) .NET Framework
19 25 (14.45%) WCF
20 24 (13.87%) Windows Server 2008
20 24 (13.87%) ASP.NET MVC
21 21 (12.14%) Web Services
22 20 (11.56%) Visual Studio
22 20 (11.56%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (11.56%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.36%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (4.62%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (4.05%) CMS
5 7 (4.05%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.89%) IIS
8 3 (1.73%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.73%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.16%) Sitefinity
9 2 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.16%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.58%) Apache
10 1 (0.58%) JBoss
10 1 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.58%) Kentico
Applications
1 15 (8.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.16%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.58%) MS Project
3 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (5.78%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.31%) Office 365
2 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.78%) LAN
1 10 (5.78%) TCP/IP
2 9 (5.20%) SAN
3 8 (4.62%) PBX
4 7 (4.05%) IP Telephony
4 7 (4.05%) VoIP
4 7 (4.05%) WAN
5 5 (2.89%) SMTP
6 4 (2.31%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (2.31%) DWDM
7 3 (1.73%) ISDN
7 3 (1.73%) Firewall
7 3 (1.73%) Intranet
7 3 (1.73%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (0.58%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.58%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 100 (57.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (30.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 49 (28.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (28.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 26 (15.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (9.25%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (5.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (4.62%) Oracle Database
9 7 (4.05%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.89%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.31%) SSDT
11 4 (2.31%) NoSQL
11 4 (2.31%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.73%) Cognos Report Studio
12 3 (1.73%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 3 (1.73%) Oracle ODI
13 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Power View
13 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 20 (11.56%) Visual Studio
2 18 (10.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.47%) JIRA
4 2 (1.16%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.16%) Moq
4 2 (1.16%) NUnit
5 1 (0.58%) Selenium
5 1 (0.58%) Maven
5 1 (0.58%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.58%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (16.18%) Finance
2 9 (5.20%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.89%) Legal
4 4 (2.31%) Automotive
4 4 (2.31%) Banking
5 3 (1.73%) Marketing
5 3 (1.73%) Advertising
6 2 (1.16%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Billing
7 1 (0.58%) Retail
7 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 89 (51.45%) Developer
2 34 (19.65%) .NET Developer
3 24 (13.87%) DBA
4 22 (12.72%) SQL DBA
5 21 (12.14%) Analyst
6 20 (11.56%) C# Developer
7 18 (10.40%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (9.25%) SQL Developer
9 14 (8.09%) Consultant
10 12 (6.94%) ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (6.36%) SQL Server DBA
12 10 (5.78%) Web Developer
12 10 (5.78%) Architect
12 10 (5.78%) Microsoft Developer
13 9 (5.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 8 (4.62%) Dynamics AX Developer
15 7 (4.05%) VoIP Engineer
15 7 (4.05%) Data Analyst
16 6 (3.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 6 (3.47%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (42.77%) .NET
2 45 (26.01%) ASP.NET
3 33 (19.08%) HTML
4 29 (16.76%) jQuery
5 28 (16.18%) XML
6 26 (15.03%) CSS
6 26 (15.03%) .NET Framework
7 25 (14.45%) WCF
8 24 (13.87%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (12.14%) Web Services
10 19 (10.98%) WPF
11 13 (7.51%) LINQ
11 13 (7.51%) AngularJS
11 13 (7.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 12 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 11 (6.36%) REST
14 10 (5.78%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (5.78%) Ajax
15 9 (5.20%) Silverlight
15 9 (5.20%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.36%) Replication
1 11 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.78%) Clustering
3 8 (4.62%) Open Source
4 7 (4.05%) IVR
4 7 (4.05%) Social Media
5 6 (3.47%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.31%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.73%) Blog
7 3 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.73%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.16%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.58%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.58%) EPoS
9 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 50 (28.90%) Windows
2 28 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (13.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.89%) Linux
6 3 (1.73%) UNIX
6 3 (1.73%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.58%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.23%) MVC
2 34 (19.65%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (10.98%) TDD
5 17 (9.83%) ETL
5 17 (9.83%) ITIL
6 14 (8.09%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (8.09%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (6.94%) Migration
8 11 (6.36%) CRM
9 10 (5.78%) Data Analysis
10 9 (5.20%) Scrum
11 8 (4.62%) ERP
11 8 (4.62%) E-Commerce
12 7 (4.05%) Telemarketing
12 7 (4.05%) Web Development
12 7 (4.05%) Data Modelling
12 7 (4.05%) Data Migration
13 6 (3.47%) Waterfall
13 6 (3.47%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 80 (46.24%) SQL
2 64 (36.99%) C#
3 38 (21.97%) JavaScript
4 35 (20.23%) T-SQL
5 12 (6.94%) PowerShell
6 7 (4.05%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.31%) Bourne shell
7 4 (2.31%) Java
8 2 (1.16%) PHP
8 2 (1.16%) VBA
8 2 (1.16%) VB
8 2 (1.16%) Python
9 1 (0.58%) Korn
9 1 (0.58%) Ruby
9 1 (0.58%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.58%) XAML
9 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.58%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 7 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (4.05%) CCNA
2 6 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.89%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.73%) Degree
4 3 (1.73%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.16%) MCP
5 2 (1.16%) MCSE
5 2 (1.16%) MCSA
5 2 (1.16%) MCTS
6 1 (0.58%) MCITP
6 1 (0.58%) MCSD
6 1 (0.58%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.31%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) SLA
3 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.78%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.89%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.58%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (5.20%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (5.20%) Puppet
2 5 (2.89%) ARCserve
3 3 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.73%) SCCM
3 3 (1.73%) SCOM
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.58%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.58%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 61 (35.26%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.25%) VMware
3 15 (8.67%) Oracle
4 12 (6.94%) Cisco
5 11 (6.36%) HP
6 6 (3.47%) Cognos
6 6 (3.47%) Brocade
7 5 (2.89%) Altiris
7 5 (2.89%) CA
7 5 (2.89%) Symantec
7 5 (2.89%) Citrix
8 4 (2.31%) 3PAR
9 3 (1.73%) BMC
9 3 (1.73%) Dell
9 3 (1.73%) Tableau
9 3 (1.73%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.16%) Sun
10 2 (1.16%) SAP
10 2 (1.16%) Telerik
11 1 (0.58%) Endeca
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