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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 139 171 183
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 132 73 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.38% 0.80% 0.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.64% 4.22% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 44 23
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£350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £254 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £418 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.52 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+1.48% +27.27%
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
1988 1728 1644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.81% 18.83% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1247 980 875
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 57
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.07% -21.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £13.04 £17.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.75 £46.50
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 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +25 31 £358 -1.37% 9
Oxfordshire -12 22 £400 +39.13% 3
Berkshire +2 21 £325 -7.14% 8
Surrey +13 19 £338 -18.42% 8
West Sussex 0 15 £325 +4.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +1 14 £338 +18.42% 7
Kent -3 6 - - 4
Middlesex +4 4 £400 -
East Sussex -7 3 £425 +70.00% 7
Sussex - 1 £400 -
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 234 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 135 (57.69%) SQL
3 102 (43.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 95 (40.60%) .NET
5 86 (36.75%) Windows
6 85 (36.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 82 (35.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 77 (32.91%) Microsoft
9 76 (32.48%) T-SQL
10 74 (31.62%) C#
11 69 (29.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 53 (22.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 53 (22.65%) ASP.NET
13 51 (21.79%) Business Intelligence
14 50 (21.37%) SQL Server 2005
15 48 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
15 48 (20.51%) JavaScript
16 37 (15.81%) Visual Studio
17 36 (15.38%) jQuery
18 35 (14.96%) Windows Server 2008
18 35 (14.96%) Finance
18 35 (14.96%) Data Warehouse
18 35 (14.96%) ETL
19 33 (14.10%) VMware
20 30 (12.82%) PowerShell
21 29 (12.39%) Team Foundation Server
21 29 (12.39%) MVC
22 28 (11.97%) SharePoint
22 28 (11.97%) Oracle
23 27 (11.54%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 28 (11.97%) SharePoint
2 21 (8.97%) IIS
3 13 (5.56%) MS Exchange
4 11 (4.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (3.42%) SharePoint Server
6 8 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.71%) Lync
8 4 (1.71%) MediaWiki
9 3 (1.28%) CMS
10 2 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.43%) Node.js
11 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.43%) Kentico
11 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.43%) JBoss
Applications
1 25 (10.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.14%) MS Office
3 4 (1.71%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.85%) SPSS
5 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.99%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.71%) Office 365
2 3 (1.28%) Boomi
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.85%) Intranet
2 8 (3.42%) VPN
2 8 (3.42%) DNS
2 8 (3.42%) SAN
3 7 (2.99%) LAN
3 7 (2.99%) Firewall
4 6 (2.56%) WAN
5 5 (2.14%) DHCP
6 4 (1.71%) DWDM
6 4 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (1.71%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.28%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (1.28%) VLAN
7 3 (1.28%) SNMP
7 3 (1.28%) SMTP
8 2 (0.85%) PBX
8 2 (0.85%) VoIP
8 2 (0.85%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 102 (43.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 85 (36.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 82 (35.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 69 (29.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 50 (21.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 35 (14.96%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (7.69%) Oracle Database
9 14 (5.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 11 (4.70%) Relational Database
11 10 (4.27%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (2.99%) Big Data
13 6 (2.56%) NoSQL
13 6 (2.56%) InterSystems Cache
14 5 (2.14%) RDBMS
15 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2000
15 4 (1.71%) OLTP
15 4 (1.71%) SSDT
15 4 (1.71%) MongoDB
16 3 (1.28%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 37 (15.81%) Visual Studio
2 29 (12.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.42%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (1.71%) JIRA
6 2 (0.85%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.85%) ERwin
6 2 (0.85%) NUnit
7 1 (0.43%) Subversion
7 1 (0.43%) Maven
7 1 (0.43%) Selenium
General
1 35 (14.96%) Finance
2 4 (1.71%) Automotive
2 4 (1.71%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.28%) Legal
4 2 (0.85%) Military
4 2 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.43%) Banking
5 1 (0.43%) Retail
5 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.43%) Advertising
5 1 (0.43%) Publishing
5 1 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 113 (48.29%) Developer
2 44 (18.80%) DBA
3 42 (17.95%) .NET Developer
4 36 (15.38%) SQL DBA
5 23 (9.83%) SQL Developer
6 22 (9.40%) Consultant
7 17 (7.26%) Architect
8 16 (6.84%) C# Developer
8 16 (6.84%) SQL Server DBA
9 15 (6.41%) Administrator
9 15 (6.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 12 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (5.13%) Analyst
11 11 (4.70%) Web Developer
12 7 (2.99%) Database Developer
13 6 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
13 6 (2.56%) Report Writer
14 5 (2.14%) Microsoft Developer
14 5 (2.14%) VB.NET Developer
14 5 (2.14%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (40.60%) .NET
2 53 (22.65%) ASP.NET
3 36 (15.38%) jQuery
4 27 (11.54%) .NET Framework
5 25 (10.68%) HTML
6 21 (8.97%) CSS
6 21 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (8.55%) MDX
8 19 (8.12%) WCF
8 19 (8.12%) Web Services
9 18 (7.69%) XML
10 16 (6.84%) Ajax
11 14 (5.98%) WPF
12 10 (4.27%) HTML5
13 9 (3.85%) Entity Framework
13 9 (3.85%) LINQ
14 8 (3.42%) AngularJS
14 8 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 7 (2.99%) Razor View Engine
15 7 (2.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.97%) Clustering
2 18 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.41%) Data Centre
4 12 (5.13%) Replication
5 11 (4.70%) Data Integration
6 9 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.85%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.71%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.71%) Social Media
7 4 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.28%) Blog
9 2 (0.85%) NHS
9 2 (0.85%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.85%) IVR
9 2 (0.85%) Statistics
9 2 (0.85%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 86 (36.75%) Windows
2 53 (22.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 35 (14.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (6.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (4.70%) Linux
6 7 (2.99%) UNIX
7 4 (1.71%) AIX
8 3 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.28%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.43%) Solaris
9 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (21.79%) Business Intelligence
2 48 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (14.96%) ETL
4 29 (12.39%) MVC
5 27 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
6 25 (10.68%) Migration
6 25 (10.68%) Scrum
7 24 (10.26%) SDLC
8 18 (7.69%) ITIL
9 16 (6.84%) Web Development
10 15 (6.41%) Kimball Methodology
11 14 (5.98%) TDD
12 11 (4.70%) Data Modelling
12 11 (4.70%) OO
13 10 (4.27%) CRM
13 10 (4.27%) Configuration Management
13 10 (4.27%) Project Management
13 10 (4.27%) Performance Monitoring
14 9 (3.85%) E-Commerce
14 9 (3.85%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 135 (57.69%) SQL
2 76 (32.48%) T-SQL
3 74 (31.62%) C#
4 48 (20.51%) JavaScript
5 30 (12.82%) PowerShell
6 13 (5.56%) VB.NET
7 11 (4.70%) VB
8 6 (2.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (2.14%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.14%) C++
9 5 (2.14%) Java
10 4 (1.71%) VBA
10 4 (1.71%) Korn
10 4 (1.71%) Bourne shell
11 3 (1.28%) Groovy
11 3 (1.28%) VBScript
12 2 (0.85%) PHP
12 2 (0.85%) VB6
12 2 (0.85%) R
13 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (5.98%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.56%) Degree
4 12 (5.13%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.56%) MCSE
6 4 (1.71%) MCSA
6 4 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.71%) MCTS
7 2 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.85%) MCP
7 2 (0.85%) CCNA
7 2 (0.85%) VCP4
8 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.56%) QA
2 5 (2.14%) SLA
3 4 (1.71%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.43%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (8.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 12 (5.13%) vSphere
4 9 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (3.85%) XenApp
5 8 (3.42%) VMware ESX
6 7 (2.99%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.28%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.28%) Samba
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.43%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 14 (5.98%) SCCM
2 8 (3.42%) SCOM
3 5 (2.14%) SCOrch
3 5 (2.14%) SCSM
4 4 (1.71%) Puppet
4 4 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.71%) EMC VPLEX
5 3 (1.28%) LiteSpeed
5 3 (1.28%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.28%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (1.28%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.85%) vMotion
7 1 (0.43%) MOM
7 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 77 (32.91%) Microsoft
2 33 (14.10%) VMware
3 28 (11.97%) Oracle
4 16 (6.84%) Cisco
5 11 (4.70%) Citrix
5 11 (4.70%) HP
6 9 (3.85%) Brocade
7 6 (2.56%) 3PAR
8 5 (2.14%) IBM
9 4 (1.71%) Tableau
9 4 (1.71%) ProCurve
10 3 (1.28%) Telerik
10 3 (1.28%) Altiris
10 3 (1.28%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.28%) BMC
10 3 (1.28%) CA
10 3 (1.28%) Dell
10 3 (1.28%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.28%) Symantec
10 3 (1.28%) Remedy
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