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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 165 134 175
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +41
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 93 148 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.05% 1.55% 0.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.03% 7.06% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 104 49
Median daily rate £400 £350 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +0.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £333 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-34.32% -4.28%
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
1848 2097 1810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.95% 21.96% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1146 1306 1029
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 26 41
Median hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £18.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.06 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -1.53%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -7 27 £350 -6.97% 4
West Sussex -8 16 £365 +12.30% 2
Surrey -15 15 £425 +37.09% 4
Kent +15 14 £445 - 1
Berkshire -13 14 £438 +34.61% 8
Oxfordshire -15 3 £375 -6.25% 5
East Sussex +5 2 £450 +5.88% 1
Sussex -2 1 £400 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £450 -
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 143 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 102 (71.33%) SQL
3 73 (51.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 55 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 53 (37.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 50 (34.97%) .NET
7 48 (33.57%) T-SQL
8 47 (32.87%) C#
9 44 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 43 (30.07%) SQL Server 2014
11 41 (28.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 39 (27.27%) Windows
13 37 (25.87%) ASP.NET
13 37 (25.87%) Data Warehouse
14 32 (22.38%) ETL
15 31 (21.68%) Business Intelligence
16 29 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
17 28 (19.58%) SQL Server 2005
17 28 (19.58%) Windows Server
18 27 (18.88%) Windows Server 2008
19 25 (17.48%) Windows Server 2012
20 24 (16.78%) MS Excel
20 24 (16.78%) Web Services
21 23 (16.08%) PowerShell
22 22 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
22 22 (15.38%) SharePoint
22 22 (15.38%) Clustering
23 21 (14.69%) Finance
23 21 (14.69%) CSS
24 20 (13.99%) Sitecore

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 19 (13.29%) IIS
3 13 (9.09%) CMS
3 13 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 13 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (4.20%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.80%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.40%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.70%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (16.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.80%) InfoPath
2 4 (2.80%) MS Office
3 3 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.70%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.70%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.50%) Office 365
2 2 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.99%) SAN
2 5 (3.50%) DHCP
2 5 (3.50%) DNS
3 4 (2.80%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (2.80%) iSCSI
3 4 (2.80%) MPLS
3 4 (2.80%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.70%) Internet
4 1 (0.70%) Intranet
4 1 (0.70%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.70%) LAN
4 1 (0.70%) VPN
4 1 (0.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 73 (51.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (37.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 43 (30.07%) SQL Server 2014
6 41 (28.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 37 (25.87%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (19.58%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (6.29%) MongoDB
9 9 (6.29%) Oracle Database
10 7 (4.90%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (4.20%) Relational Database
11 6 (4.20%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (3.50%) DTS
12 5 (3.50%) InterSystems Cache
12 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (3.50%) OLAP
12 5 (3.50%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (2.80%) PowerPivot
14 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 22 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (10.49%) Visual Studio
3 9 (6.29%) Selenium
4 6 (4.20%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 5 (3.50%) Jasmine
5 5 (3.50%) SpecFlow
6 4 (2.80%) Bower
6 4 (2.80%) FxCop
6 4 (2.80%) Grunt
6 4 (2.80%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.80%) JSHint
6 4 (2.80%) Moq
6 4 (2.80%) NDepend
6 4 (2.80%) NUnit
6 4 (2.80%) ReSharper
6 4 (2.80%) StyleCop
6 4 (2.80%) Subversion
7 2 (1.40%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (14.69%) Finance
2 6 (4.20%) Banking
3 5 (3.50%) Back Office
3 5 (3.50%) Military
4 4 (2.80%) Local Government
5 3 (2.10%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 82 (57.34%) Developer
2 31 (21.68%) SQL Developer
3 28 (19.58%) DBA
4 27 (18.88%) SQL DBA
5 23 (16.08%) SSIS Developer
6 20 (13.99%) .NET Developer
7 18 (12.59%) SQL Server DBA
8 14 (9.79%) C# Developer
9 13 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
10 12 (8.39%) Sitecore Developer
10 12 (8.39%) SSRS Developer
11 11 (7.69%) SSAS Developer
12 10 (6.99%) Administrator
13 9 (6.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 7 (4.90%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 7 (4.90%) T-SQL Developer
14 7 (4.90%) Windows Engineer
15 6 (4.20%) CMS Developer
15 6 (4.20%) Database Developer
15 6 (4.20%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (34.97%) .NET
2 37 (25.87%) ASP.NET
3 24 (16.78%) Web Services
4 21 (14.69%) CSS
5 19 (13.29%) HTML
6 17 (11.89%) HTML5
7 16 (11.19%) XML
8 14 (9.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (9.79%) jQuery
9 12 (8.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (6.99%) .NET Framework
10 10 (6.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (6.99%) LINQ
10 10 (6.99%) WCF
11 9 (6.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 9 (6.29%) Entity Framework
11 9 (6.29%) LINQ to SQL
12 7 (4.90%) Ajax
12 7 (4.90%) MDX
13 6 (4.20%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.38%) Clustering
2 15 (10.49%) Replication
3 12 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.69%) N-Tier
5 8 (5.59%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.90%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.80%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.80%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.10%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.40%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.40%) Reinsurance
9 2 (1.40%) Wiki
10 1 (0.70%) iPad
10 1 (0.70%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 39 (27.27%) Windows
2 28 (19.58%) Windows Server
3 27 (18.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (17.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.59%) Linux
6 5 (3.50%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.80%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.40%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.38%) ETL
2 31 (21.68%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (12.59%) ITIL
5 16 (11.19%) MVC
6 14 (9.79%) Data Modelling
7 12 (8.39%) Analytics
7 12 (8.39%) High Availability
7 12 (8.39%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (8.39%) Scrum
8 10 (6.99%) CRM
9 9 (6.29%) Content Management
9 9 (6.29%) Kimball Methodology
9 9 (6.29%) OOP
9 9 (6.29%) Unit Testing
9 9 (6.29%) Web Development
10 7 (4.90%) Data Management
10 7 (4.90%) Migration
10 7 (4.90%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 102 (71.33%) SQL
2 48 (33.57%) T-SQL
3 47 (32.87%) C#
4 23 (16.08%) PowerShell
5 16 (11.19%) JavaScript
6 14 (9.79%) VB.NET
7 8 (5.59%) TypeScript
8 5 (3.50%) Python
9 3 (2.10%) VB
10 2 (1.40%) PHP
11 1 (0.70%) C
11 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (10.49%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.79%) Degree
3 13 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.10%) MCITP
6 3 (2.10%) MCSD
7 2 (1.40%) MCTS
8 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.70%) MCSE
8 1 (0.70%) VCP4
8 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.80%) SLA
2 2 (1.40%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.70%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (9.79%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.39%) vSphere
3 9 (6.29%) XenApp
4 6 (4.20%) XenDesktop
5 5 (3.50%) XenServer
6 3 (2.10%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.40%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (4.20%) SCCM
3 4 (2.80%) NetBackup
3 4 (2.80%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.10%) SCOM
5 1 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.70%) vMotion
Vendors
1 55 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.99%) Sitecore
3 18 (12.59%) VMware
4 15 (10.49%) Oracle
5 10 (6.99%) Citrix
6 8 (5.59%) Cognos
7 5 (3.50%) Remedy
8 4 (2.80%) EMC
8 4 (2.80%) IBM
8 4 (2.80%) Infragistics
8 4 (2.80%) Sophos
8 4 (2.80%) Sun
8 4 (2.80%) Symantec
9 3 (2.10%) Sybase
10 2 (1.40%) HP
10 2 (1.40%) Progress
10 2 (1.40%) RedGate
10 2 (1.40%) SAP
10 2 (1.40%) Veeam
11 1 (0.70%) Lumension
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