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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 216 141 155
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 55 131 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.59% 1.39% 1.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.91% 7.09% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 103 66
Median daily rate £375 £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
- +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £19.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+89.47% -52.50%
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
1892 1848 1794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.33% 19.57% 20.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1202 1137 1022
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 26 43
Median hourly rate £31.25 £25.00 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.86 £17.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.05 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Berkshire -17 13 £456 +25.86% 4
Hampshire -20 12 £350 - 8
Surrey -23 8 £400 +14.28% 3
Kent -10 6 £375 +9.09%
Buckinghamshire -10 5 £350 - 2
West Sussex -35 5 £365 -13.86% 2
Oxfordshire 0 3 £375 -16.66% 1
East Sussex +3 2 £350 +3.70%
Middlesex -3 1 £343 -11.61%
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 118 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 75 (63.56%) SQL
3 61 (51.69%) Microsoft
4 56 (47.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 42 (35.59%) C#
5 42 (35.59%) .NET
6 39 (33.05%) Windows
7 38 (32.20%) T-SQL
8 34 (28.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 31 (26.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 28 (23.73%) SQL Server 2005
11 27 (22.88%) Data Warehouse
11 27 (22.88%) Windows Server
12 26 (22.03%) SQL Server 2014
12 26 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 26 (22.03%) ASP.NET
13 24 (20.34%) MS Excel
13 24 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (20.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 21 (17.80%) ETL
14 21 (17.80%) Windows Server 2012
15 20 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (16.10%) MVC
17 16 (13.56%) SharePoint
18 15 (12.71%) ITIL
18 15 (12.71%) Visual Studio
18 15 (12.71%) JavaScript
18 15 (12.71%) VMware
19 14 (11.86%) jQuery
19 14 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web API

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 16 (13.56%) SharePoint
2 13 (11.02%) IIS
3 9 (7.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (4.24%) Node.js
5 4 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.54%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.85%) CMS
8 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (20.34%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.08%) MS Office
3 4 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.54%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.54%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.85%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.69%) Office 365
3 1 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) DHCP
1 5 (4.24%) DNS
2 4 (3.39%) FTP
2 4 (3.39%) HTTP
2 4 (3.39%) LDAP
3 2 (1.69%) LAN
3 2 (1.69%) VPN
4 1 (0.85%) ADSL
4 1 (0.85%) Firewall
4 1 (0.85%) Internet
4 1 (0.85%) Intranet
4 1 (0.85%) IPsec
4 1 (0.85%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.85%) Network Security
4 1 (0.85%) PBX
4 1 (0.85%) SAN
4 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (47.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (28.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (26.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (23.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 27 (22.88%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (22.03%) SQL Server 2014
8 24 (20.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (8.47%) Oracle Database
10 7 (5.93%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (5.93%) Relational Database
11 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (3.39%) InterSystems Cache
12 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (3.39%) PowerPivot
12 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (2.54%) DTS
13 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (1.69%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 15 (12.71%) Visual Studio
2 13 (11.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (7.63%) Selenium
4 7 (5.93%) Subversion
5 6 (5.08%) NUnit
5 6 (5.08%) ReSharper
6 5 (4.24%) Bower
6 5 (4.24%) Grunt
6 5 (4.24%) Jasmine
6 5 (4.24%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.24%) Moq
7 4 (3.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (3.39%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.39%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.69%) FxCop
8 2 (1.69%) JSHint
8 2 (1.69%) NDepend
8 2 (1.69%) StyleCop
8 2 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.85%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 12 (10.17%) Finance
2 4 (3.39%) Banking
2 4 (3.39%) Investment Banking
2 4 (3.39%) Local Government
2 4 (3.39%) Military
3 2 (1.69%) Back Office
3 2 (1.69%) Marketing
4 1 (0.85%) Advertising
4 1 (0.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 68 (57.63%) Developer
2 27 (22.88%) SQL Developer
3 23 (19.49%) .NET Developer
4 20 (16.95%) C# Developer
4 20 (16.95%) DBA
4 20 (16.95%) SQL DBA
5 19 (16.10%) SQL Server Developer
6 14 (11.86%) SSRS Developer
7 12 (10.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (9.32%) SQL Server DBA
8 11 (9.32%) SSIS Developer
9 9 (7.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (5.93%) Support Engineer
10 7 (5.93%) Windows Engineer
11 6 (5.08%) Administrator
11 6 (5.08%) SQL BI Developer
12 5 (4.24%) Angular Developer
12 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (4.24%) SSAS Developer
12 5 (4.24%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (35.59%) .NET
2 26 (22.03%) ASP.NET
3 14 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 14 (11.86%) jQuery
4 13 (11.02%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (11.02%) CSS
5 12 (10.17%) Web Services
6 11 (9.32%) .NET Framework
6 11 (9.32%) HTML
7 10 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 9 (7.63%) AngularJS
8 9 (7.63%) XML
9 7 (5.93%) Entity Framework
9 7 (5.93%) WCF
10 6 (5.08%) Ajax
10 6 (5.08%) HTML5
10 6 (5.08%) MDX
10 6 (5.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (5.08%) WPF
11 5 (4.24%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.32%) Clustering
2 5 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.39%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.39%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.39%) Replication
4 3 (2.54%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.54%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.54%) NHS
5 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.69%) Reinsurance
5 2 (1.69%) Wiki
6 1 (0.85%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.85%) iPad
6 1 (0.85%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.85%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 39 (33.05%) Windows
2 27 (22.88%) Windows Server
3 26 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (17.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (11.02%) Linux
6 6 (5.08%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.39%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.54%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.69%) Unix
10 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.85%) Android
11 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (17.80%) ETL
3 20 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (16.10%) MVC
5 15 (12.71%) ITIL
6 13 (11.02%) Unit Testing
7 11 (9.32%) Kimball Methodology
8 10 (8.47%) Migration
9 9 (7.63%) CRM
10 8 (6.78%) Analytics
11 7 (5.93%) Data Modelling
11 7 (5.93%) Project Management
11 7 (5.93%) Web Development
12 6 (5.08%) Data Management
12 6 (5.08%) Data Protection
12 6 (5.08%) High Availability
12 6 (5.08%) Mentoring
12 6 (5.08%) OO
12 6 (5.08%) TDD
12 6 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (63.56%) SQL
2 42 (35.59%) C#
3 38 (32.20%) T-SQL
4 15 (12.71%) JavaScript
5 12 (10.17%) PowerShell
6 6 (5.08%) TypeScript
7 5 (4.24%) Python
7 5 (4.24%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.39%) VB
9 2 (1.69%) C
9 2 (1.69%) Java
9 2 (1.69%) VBScript
10 1 (0.85%) C++
10 1 (0.85%) PHP
10 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (10.17%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.47%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.63%) Degree
4 2 (1.69%) ISEB
4 2 (1.69%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.69%) MCSD
5 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.85%) MCITP
5 1 (0.85%) MCSE
5 1 (0.85%) VCP4
5 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) SLA
2 3 (2.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (11.02%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.63%) XenApp
4 7 (5.93%) vSphere
5 6 (5.08%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.24%) XenServer
7 1 (0.85%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (5.08%) SCCM
2 2 (1.69%) SCOM
3 1 (0.85%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.85%) vMotion
Vendors
1 61 (51.69%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.71%) VMware
3 13 (11.02%) Oracle
4 11 (9.32%) Citrix
5 6 (5.08%) Sitecore
6 5 (4.24%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.39%) Infragistics
7 4 (3.39%) NetApp
7 4 (3.39%) Remedy
8 3 (2.54%) IBM
9 2 (1.69%) Cisco
9 2 (1.69%) Cognos
9 2 (1.69%) RedGate
10 1 (0.85%) Borland
10 1 (0.85%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.85%) Juniper
10 1 (0.85%) Lumension
10 1 (0.85%) Panasonic
10 1 (0.85%) Tableau
10 1 (0.85%) Terracotta