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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 136 176 193
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 129 69 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.38% 0.76% 0.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.88% 4.03% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 48 18
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£350 £380 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +17.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +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
1875 1712 1567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.03% 18.82% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 981 846
Average daily rate £375 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 35 59
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.93% +57.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.25 £17.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%

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 1 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 1 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 +24 35 £394 -7.35% 9
Buckinghamshire +10 19 £350 +32.07% 7
Berkshire -12 18 £299 -25.31% 8
Oxfordshire -17 17 £400 +31.14% 4
Surrey +8 16 £350 -17.64% 4
West Sussex - 8 £338 - 4
Kent -3 7 £344 -19.11% 4
East Sussex -9 4 £425 +41.66% 2
Middlesex - 4 £388 -
Isle of Wight - 1 £500 -
Sussex - 1 £400 -
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 223 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 122 (54.71%) SQL
3 102 (45.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 91 (40.81%) .NET
5 83 (37.22%) Windows
6 75 (33.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 74 (33.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 72 (32.29%) Microsoft
9 71 (31.84%) C#
10 68 (30.49%) T-SQL
11 62 (27.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 56 (25.11%) SQL Server 2005
13 48 (21.52%) ASP.NET
14 47 (21.08%) JavaScript
14 47 (21.08%) Windows Server 2012
15 44 (19.73%) Business Intelligence
16 43 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
17 36 (16.14%) Finance
18 35 (15.70%) jQuery
19 34 (15.25%) Windows Server 2008
20 32 (14.35%) MVC
21 31 (13.90%) ETL
22 30 (13.45%) VMware
23 29 (13.00%) Visual Studio
24 28 (12.56%) Data Warehouse
24 28 (12.56%) .NET Framework
25 27 (12.11%) SharePoint
26 26 (11.66%) HTML
27 25 (11.21%) MS Excel
28 24 (10.76%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 27 (12.11%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.73%) MS Exchange
2 15 (6.73%) IIS
3 11 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (4.93%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.69%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.24%) CMS
7 4 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.79%) MediaWiki
7 4 (1.79%) Lync
8 2 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.45%) JBoss
9 1 (0.45%) Apache
9 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.45%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 25 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.35%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.90%) MS Office
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (4.04%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.35%) Office 365
2 3 (1.35%) Boomi
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.38%) SAN
2 7 (3.14%) LAN
2 7 (3.14%) VPN
2 7 (3.14%) DNS
3 6 (2.69%) WAN
3 6 (2.69%) Firewall
4 5 (2.24%) DHCP
5 4 (1.79%) SMTP
5 4 (1.79%) DWDM
5 4 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (1.79%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.35%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (1.35%) Intranet
6 3 (1.35%) VLAN
6 3 (1.35%) SNMP
7 2 (0.90%) PBX
7 2 (0.90%) VoIP
7 2 (0.90%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 102 (45.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 75 (33.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 74 (33.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 62 (27.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 56 (25.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 28 (12.56%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (8.07%) Oracle Database
9 14 (6.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 11 (4.93%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (3.14%) Relational Database
12 6 (2.69%) NoSQL
12 6 (2.69%) InterSystems Cache
13 5 (2.24%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (1.79%) RDBMS
14 4 (1.79%) MongoDB
14 4 (1.79%) SSDT
15 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
15 3 (1.35%) OLTP
15 3 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (13.00%) Visual Studio
2 24 (10.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (4.04%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.79%) JIRA
5 3 (1.35%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.35%) NUnit
6 2 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.90%) Moq
7 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.45%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.45%) ERwin
7 1 (0.45%) Subversion
7 1 (0.45%) Maven
7 1 (0.45%) Selenium
General
1 36 (16.14%) Finance
2 6 (2.69%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.79%) Automotive
3 4 (1.79%) Banking
4 3 (1.35%) Legal
5 2 (0.90%) Military
5 2 (0.90%) Retail
5 2 (0.90%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.90%) Marketing
6 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.45%) Advertising
6 1 (0.45%) Publishing
6 1 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 104 (46.64%) Developer
2 41 (18.39%) .NET Developer
3 37 (16.59%) DBA
4 31 (13.90%) SQL DBA
5 24 (10.76%) Consultant
6 20 (8.97%) SQL Developer
7 17 (7.62%) Architect
8 15 (6.73%) C# Developer
9 14 (6.28%) Analyst
9 14 (6.28%) Administrator
10 12 (5.38%) Web Developer
10 12 (5.38%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (4.93%) SQL Server DBA
12 10 (4.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 7 (3.14%) Microsoft Developer
13 7 (3.14%) Data Analyst
13 7 (3.14%) Database Developer
14 6 (2.69%) Systems Administrator
14 6 (2.69%) Senior Developer
15 5 (2.24%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (40.81%) .NET
2 48 (21.52%) ASP.NET
3 35 (15.70%) jQuery
4 28 (12.56%) .NET Framework
5 26 (11.66%) HTML
6 24 (10.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (10.31%) WCF
8 22 (9.87%) CSS
8 22 (9.87%) Web Services
9 21 (9.42%) XML
10 17 (7.62%) Ajax
11 15 (6.73%) WPF
12 14 (6.28%) MDX
13 12 (5.38%) AngularJS
14 10 (4.48%) Entity Framework
15 9 (4.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 9 (4.04%) REST
15 9 (4.04%) LINQ
16 8 (3.59%) HTML5
16 8 (3.59%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.87%) Clustering
2 13 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.83%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.38%) Replication
4 10 (4.48%) Data Integration
5 8 (3.59%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.14%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.79%) Social Media
8 3 (1.35%) Blog
8 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.35%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.90%) NHS
9 2 (0.90%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.90%) IVR
10 1 (0.45%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.45%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.45%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 83 (37.22%) Windows
2 47 (21.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 34 (15.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (7.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (4.93%) Linux
6 8 (3.59%) UNIX
7 4 (1.79%) AIX
8 3 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.35%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.45%) Solaris
9 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (19.73%) Business Intelligence
2 43 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (14.35%) MVC
4 31 (13.90%) ETL
5 22 (9.87%) Migration
6 21 (9.42%) Scrum
6 21 (9.42%) Performance Tuning
7 19 (8.52%) SDLC
8 15 (6.73%) TDD
8 15 (6.73%) ITIL
9 14 (6.28%) Web Development
10 12 (5.38%) Kimball Methodology
11 11 (4.93%) CRM
11 11 (4.93%) Data Analysis
12 10 (4.48%) OO
12 10 (4.48%) Performance Monitoring
13 9 (4.04%) Unit Testing
13 9 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (3.59%) Multithreading
14 8 (3.59%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 122 (54.71%) SQL
2 71 (31.84%) C#
3 68 (30.49%) T-SQL
4 47 (21.08%) JavaScript
5 21 (9.42%) PowerShell
6 13 (5.83%) VB.NET
7 9 (4.04%) VB
8 6 (2.69%) Java
9 5 (2.24%) C++
9 5 (2.24%) VBA
9 5 (2.24%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.79%) Korn
10 4 (1.79%) Bourne shell
11 3 (1.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (1.35%) Groovy
11 3 (1.35%) VBScript
12 2 (0.90%) PHP
12 2 (0.90%) VB6
12 2 (0.90%) R
13 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (6.73%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (5.38%) Degree
3 12 (5.38%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.69%) MCSE
5 4 (1.79%) MCSA
6 3 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.35%) MCTS
7 2 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.90%) MCP
7 2 (0.90%) CCNA
7 2 (0.90%) VCP4
8 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.69%) QA
2 5 (2.24%) SLA
3 4 (1.79%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (8.07%) Active Directory
3 12 (5.38%) vSphere
4 9 (4.04%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (4.04%) XenApp
5 8 (3.59%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.69%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.35%) Samba
7 3 (1.35%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.45%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (5.83%) SCCM
2 6 (2.69%) SCOM
3 5 (2.24%) Puppet
3 5 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.79%) SCOrch
4 4 (1.79%) SCSM
4 4 (1.79%) EMC VPLEX
4 4 (1.79%) ARCserve
5 3 (1.35%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.35%) LiteSpeed
6 2 (0.90%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.90%) vMotion
7 1 (0.45%) MOM
7 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 72 (32.29%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.45%) VMware
3 24 (10.76%) Oracle
4 13 (5.83%) Cisco
5 12 (5.38%) HP
5 12 (5.38%) Citrix
6 9 (4.04%) Brocade
7 7 (3.14%) 3PAR
8 5 (2.24%) IBM
9 4 (1.79%) Dell
9 4 (1.79%) CA
9 4 (1.79%) Symantec
9 4 (1.79%) Tableau
9 4 (1.79%) ProCurve
9 4 (1.79%) Altiris
10 3 (1.35%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.35%) Remedy
10 3 (1.35%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.90%) CommVault
11 2 (0.90%) BMC
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