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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 33 41 50
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 31 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.76% 0.72% 0.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.56% 3.53% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 1 2
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£290 £333 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.78% +1.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £333 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £333 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +4.54%
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
167 85 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.04% 20.43% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 48 63
Average daily rate £350 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £473 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.97 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.56% -5.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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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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
Cardiff +2 14 £275 - 5
Newport - 11 £275 - 1
Torfaen - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
SQL Server 2012
Wales

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 54 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (61.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (59.26%) SQL
4 27 (50.00%) ETL
5 23 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (40.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (38.89%) T-SQL
8 19 (35.19%) Security Cleared
8 19 (35.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (33.33%) SC Cleared
10 16 (29.63%) C#
11 15 (27.78%) .NET
11 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET
11 15 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
12 14 (25.93%) MVC
12 14 (25.93%) .NET Framework
13 13 (24.07%) Mainframe
13 13 (24.07%) Visual Studio
13 13 (24.07%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (22.22%) Change Data Capture
15 11 (20.37%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (20.37%) Migration
15 11 (20.37%) SQL Server 2005
15 11 (20.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (20.37%) Data Migration
16 9 (16.67%) Scrum
17 8 (14.81%) WCF
17 8 (14.81%) SOAP

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 6 (11.11%) JBoss
1 6 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.56%) Lync
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (61.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (40.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (35.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (20.37%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (20.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (20.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.70%) Star Schema
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (3.70%) MySQL
7 1 (1.85%) OLAP
7 1 (1.85%) Cognos Powerplay
7 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.85%) DataStage
7 1 (1.85%) OLTP
7 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.85%) DTS
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (24.07%) Visual Studio
1 13 (24.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (12.96%) Selenium
3 6 (11.11%) JMeter
3 6 (11.11%) SoapUI
4 5 (9.26%) Gradle
4 5 (9.26%) Artifactory
4 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
4 5 (9.26%) Eclipse
4 5 (9.26%) JIRA
4 5 (9.26%) ReSharper
4 5 (9.26%) Subversion
5 1 (1.85%) TestNG
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (48.15%) Developer
2 8 (14.81%) SQL Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Database Specialist
3 7 (12.96%) .NET Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) DBA
5 5 (9.26%) ETL Specialist
5 5 (9.26%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.56%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Software Tester
7 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Tester
8 1 (1.85%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Consultant
8 1 (1.85%) Data Architect
8 1 (1.85%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) .NET
1 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET
1 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
2 14 (25.93%) .NET Framework
3 8 (14.81%) WCF
3 8 (14.81%) SOAP
3 8 (14.81%) XML
3 8 (14.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 7 (12.96%) REST
4 7 (12.96%) Web Services
5 6 (11.11%) Spring
5 6 (11.11%) jQuery
5 6 (11.11%) Spring MVC
5 6 (11.11%) Java SE
5 6 (11.11%) HTML
5 6 (11.11%) CSS
5 6 (11.11%) CSS3
5 6 (11.11%) HTML5
5 6 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Mainframe
2 7 (12.96%) Open Source
3 2 (3.70%) Clustering
3 2 (3.70%) Replication
4 1 (1.85%) AS400
4 1 (1.85%) iSeries
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (3.70%) UNIX
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.85%) CentOS
3 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) ETL
2 23 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (25.93%) MVC
5 12 (22.22%) Change Data Capture
6 11 (20.37%) Migration
6 11 (20.37%) Data Migration
7 9 (16.67%) Scrum
8 8 (14.81%) BDD
9 7 (12.96%) Unit Testing
9 7 (12.96%) TDD
10 6 (11.11%) Data Modelling
10 6 (11.11%) SOA
10 6 (11.11%) Change Control
11 3 (5.56%) CRM
12 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
12 2 (3.70%) Coaching
12 2 (3.70%) Database Tuning
13 1 (1.85%) ITIL
13 1 (1.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (59.26%) SQL
2 21 (38.89%) T-SQL
3 16 (29.63%) C#
4 7 (12.96%) Java
5 3 (5.56%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (35.19%) Security Cleared
2 18 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) MCITP
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.70%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) vCloud
2 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Cognos
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle
4 3 (5.56%) VMware
5 2 (3.70%) Red Gate
5 2 (3.70%) IBM
6 1 (1.85%) SAP
6 1 (1.85%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.85%) Informatica
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