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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 184 182 159
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 69 73 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.81% 0.79% 0.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.91% 4.43% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 53 51
Average daily rate £350 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £258 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +31.57%
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
1763 1648 1767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.61% 17.73% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1137 946 897
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 32 62
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +41.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £17.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £55.65 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Kent +9 16 £313 -16.38% 2
Hampshire -2 15 £350 -4.76% 6
Surrey +1 14 £425 +17.24% 8
Berkshire -6 10 £338 -3.57% 4
Buckinghamshire +16 8 £395 +17.03% 5
West Sussex +6 3 £300 -22.58% 2
Oxfordshire -5 2 £450 +176.92% 4
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 144 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 84 (58.33%) SQL
3 74 (51.39%) Microsoft
4 73 (50.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 56 (38.89%) .NET
6 52 (36.11%) C#
7 47 (32.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 46 (31.94%) Windows
9 43 (29.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 38 (26.39%) ASP.NET
11 33 (22.92%) T-SQL
12 31 (21.53%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (20.83%) JavaScript
14 28 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
15 27 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
15 27 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 26 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
16 26 (18.06%) Windows Server
16 26 (18.06%) MVC
17 25 (17.36%) Windows Server 2012
18 24 (16.67%) MS Excel
18 24 (16.67%) CSS
18 24 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
19 23 (15.97%) Oracle
20 22 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
21 21 (14.58%) ETL
22 20 (13.89%) HTML
22 20 (13.89%) Unit Testing
23 19 (13.19%) jQuery
23 19 (13.19%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (10.42%) IIS
1 15 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (4.86%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.78%) Node.js
5 4 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.39%) Lync
7 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.47%) MS Office
3 2 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) MS Project
4 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.69%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.86%) DHCP
1 7 (4.86%) DNS
2 6 (4.17%) Firewall
3 5 (3.47%) LAN
3 5 (3.47%) SAN
4 4 (2.78%) FTP
4 4 (2.78%) HTTP
4 4 (2.78%) LDAP
4 4 (2.78%) WAN
5 3 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.08%) VLAN
5 3 (2.08%) VPN
6 2 (1.39%) Internet
6 2 (1.39%) IPv4
6 2 (1.39%) IPv6
6 2 (1.39%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.39%) SNMP
7 1 (0.69%) Intranet
7 1 (0.69%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 73 (50.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (32.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (29.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 27 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (11.81%) SQL Server 2014
8 13 (9.03%) Oracle Database
9 11 (7.64%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (5.56%) Relational Database
12 7 (4.86%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (4.86%) Power BI
13 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (3.47%) InterSystems Cache
14 5 (3.47%) QlikView
14 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2000
15 4 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
16 3 (2.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (11.81%) Visual Studio
2 14 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (6.25%) Selenium
4 8 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 7 (4.86%) NUnit
5 7 (4.86%) Subversion
6 6 (4.17%) Jasmine
7 5 (3.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 5 (3.47%) ReSharper
7 5 (3.47%) SpecFlow
8 4 (2.78%) Bower
8 4 (2.78%) Grunt
8 4 (2.78%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.78%) Moq
9 3 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (1.39%) ERwin
10 2 (1.39%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (1.39%) TortoiseSVN
11 1 (0.69%) NDepend
11 1 (0.69%) StyleCop
General
1 15 (10.42%) Finance
2 5 (3.47%) Marketing
2 5 (3.47%) Military
2 5 (3.47%) Retail
3 4 (2.78%) Banking
3 4 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.69%) Advertising
5 1 (0.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 80 (55.56%) Developer
2 37 (25.69%) SQL Developer
3 35 (24.31%) .NET Developer
4 26 (18.06%) SQL Server Developer
5 21 (14.58%) DBA
6 20 (13.89%) C# Developer
7 18 (12.50%) SQL DBA
8 17 (11.81%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (9.72%) SQL Server DBA
10 12 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 11 (7.64%) Architect
12 10 (6.94%) ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (6.94%) Consultant
13 8 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (5.56%) SQL BI Developer
13 8 (5.56%) SQL Server Architect
14 7 (4.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 6 (4.17%) Angular Developer
15 6 (4.17%) SQL Server BI Developer
15 6 (4.17%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (38.89%) .NET
2 38 (26.39%) ASP.NET
3 24 (16.67%) CSS
4 20 (13.89%) HTML
5 19 (13.19%) jQuery
6 18 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 15 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (8.33%) AngularJS
8 12 (8.33%) Web Services
9 11 (7.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (7.64%) Entity Framework
10 10 (6.94%) XML
11 9 (6.25%) Ajax
12 7 (4.86%) HTML5
12 7 (4.86%) SAML
12 7 (4.86%) WCF
13 6 (4.17%) SOAP
14 5 (3.47%) Breeze.js
14 5 (3.47%) Durandal
14 5 (3.47%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.33%) Clustering
2 8 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 5 (3.47%) Data Integration
3 5 (3.47%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.78%) Replication
5 3 (2.08%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.08%) NHS
6 2 (1.39%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.39%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.39%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.39%) W3C
7 1 (0.69%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.69%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.69%) PKI
7 1 (0.69%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 46 (31.94%) Windows
2 26 (18.06%) Windows Server
2 26 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (17.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (13.19%) Linux
5 11 (7.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.47%) Unix
6 5 (3.47%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.08%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.39%) Solaris
8 2 (1.39%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.39%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.69%) Android
9 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.53%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (18.06%) MVC
3 24 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (14.58%) ETL
5 20 (13.89%) Unit Testing
6 18 (12.50%) Migration
7 14 (9.72%) CRM
7 14 (9.72%) ITIL
8 13 (9.03%) Scrum
9 12 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
9 12 (8.33%) TDD
10 9 (6.25%) Analytics
10 9 (6.25%) Data Analysis
10 9 (6.25%) Data Modelling
11 7 (4.86%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.86%) OO
11 7 (4.86%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (4.86%) Web Development
12 6 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (4.17%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 84 (58.33%) SQL
2 52 (36.11%) C#
3 33 (22.92%) T-SQL
4 30 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 14 (9.72%) PowerShell
6 9 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.17%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.17%) TypeScript
8 4 (2.78%) C
8 4 (2.78%) Python
8 4 (2.78%) VB
9 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.39%) C++
9 2 (1.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (1.39%) Java
9 2 (1.39%) Perl
9 2 (1.39%) PHP
9 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.39%) VBA
9 2 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.64%) MCSE
3 11 (7.64%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.47%) Degree
5 3 (2.08%) MCITP
5 3 (2.08%) MCP
5 3 (2.08%) MCSA
6 2 (1.39%) ISEB
6 2 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.39%) MCT
7 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.69%) MCTS
7 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.86%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.39%) QA
2 2 (1.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) Solvency II
System Software
1 18 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.78%) XenApp
4 3 (2.08%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.08%) vSphere
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.69%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.47%) SCCM
1 5 (3.47%) SCOM
2 2 (1.39%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.39%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (1.39%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.39%) WSUS
3 1 (0.69%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 74 (51.39%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.97%) Oracle
3 18 (12.50%) VMware
4 11 (7.64%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.17%) Cisco
6 5 (3.47%) Citrix
7 4 (2.78%) NetApp
7 4 (2.78%) Tableau
8 3 (2.08%) Telerik
9 2 (1.39%) Adobe
9 2 (1.39%) Cognos
9 2 (1.39%) ComArch
9 2 (1.39%) Dell
9 2 (1.39%) Juniper
9 2 (1.39%) Remedy
9 2 (1.39%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.39%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.39%) Symantec
10 1 (0.69%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.69%) Panasonic
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