The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 58 44 57
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 3 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.64% 3.62% 1.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.42% 10.75% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 8
Median daily rate £438 £400 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -7.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £329 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £503 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
- +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -18.75%
SQL Server 2012
Wales

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 Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
124 186 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.55% 33.63% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 147 85
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Median hourly rate £19.63 £26.70 £28.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.49% -7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £20.46 £27.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £32.94 £29.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+28.84% -17.46%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 South Wales

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the South Wales region.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the South Wales region.

SQL Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 29 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
Cardiff -11 1 £475 +26.66% 1
SQL Server 2012
Wales

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 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 Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (64.29%) WCF
3 9 (64.29%) Unit Testing
3 9 (64.29%) Visual Studio
3 9 (64.29%) C#
3 9 (64.29%) .NET
3 9 (64.29%) MVC
3 9 (64.29%) TDD
3 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (57.14%) SpecFlow
4 8 (57.14%) jQuery
4 8 (57.14%) Scrum
4 8 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 8 (57.14%) Selenium
4 8 (57.14%) BDD
4 8 (57.14%) Entity Framework
5 7 (50.00%) REST
5 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (50.00%) Ajax
6 6 (42.86%) Back Office
6 6 (42.86%) SOA
6 6 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (35.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (35.71%) SQL
7 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
7 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 6 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) Couchbase
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Visual Studio
2 8 (57.14%) Selenium
2 8 (57.14%) SpecFlow
3 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) MbUnit
4 1 (7.14%) Mercurial
4 1 (7.14%) MSTest
4 1 (7.14%) NUnit
4 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (42.86%) Back Office
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) .NET Developer
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
1 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET Web API
1 9 (64.29%) WCF
2 8 (57.14%) .NET Framework
2 8 (57.14%) Entity Framework
2 8 (57.14%) jQuery
3 7 (50.00%) Ajax
3 7 (50.00%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) CSS3
4 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) MVC
1 9 (64.29%) TDD
1 9 (64.29%) Unit Testing
2 8 (57.14%) BDD
2 8 (57.14%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) SOA
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) ATDD
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Test-First Development
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle