The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 84 116 125
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 61 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.15% 1.07% 0.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.78% 4.92% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 28 15
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.04 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+21.49% +70.29%
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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
624 711 672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.02% 21.80% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 521 434
Median daily rate £368 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 8
Median hourly rate £44.00 £43.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +91.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.00 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £78.27 £23.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

SQL Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

SQL Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Somerset +28 13 £350 +14.28% 3
Devon +13 12 £325 +11.11% 2
Dorset +11 9 £350 - 1
Bristol -9 8 £340 -9.33% 3
Wiltshire +16 6 £340 -15.00% 1
Gloucestershire +4 6 £325 -13.33% 1
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 West region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 104 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 72 (69.23%) SQL
3 45 (43.27%) Microsoft
4 38 (36.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (36.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 35 (33.65%) .NET
6 34 (32.69%) C#
7 32 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (29.81%) Windows
9 29 (27.88%) Security Cleared
10 28 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 26 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 26 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
12 25 (24.04%) HTML
12 25 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
14 22 (21.15%) T-SQL
15 21 (20.19%) SC Cleared
16 20 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (18.27%) LINQ
17 19 (18.27%) .NET Framework
18 18 (17.31%) CSS
19 17 (16.35%) ETL
19 17 (16.35%) MVC
19 17 (16.35%) WCF
20 16 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
20 16 (15.38%) JavaScript
20 16 (15.38%) Crystal Reports
21 15 (14.42%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 15 (14.42%) SharePoint
2 12 (11.54%) IIS
3 11 (10.58%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (9.62%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (6.73%) NServiceBus
6 5 (4.81%) K2 blackpearl
7 3 (2.88%) CMS
8 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.92%) JBoss
8 2 (1.92%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.92%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (10.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.73%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.81%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (1.92%) DNS
2 2 (1.92%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.92%) VLAN
3 1 (0.96%) Internet
3 1 (0.96%) Intranet
3 1 (0.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (36.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 38 (36.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 26 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 24 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (15.38%) Crystal Reports
5 16 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (11.54%) QlikView
7 7 (6.73%) Power BI
8 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.92%) Biml
9 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.92%) OLAP
10 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.96%) MS Access
10 1 (0.96%) MySQL
10 1 (0.96%) OLTP
10 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 32 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.92%) ERwin
4 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.96%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.96%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.96%) NuGet
5 1 (0.96%) Selenium
5 1 (0.96%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.96%) tSQLt
General
1 10 (9.62%) Finance
2 3 (2.88%) Advertising
2 3 (2.88%) Military
3 2 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (0.96%) Back Office
4 1 (0.96%) Billing
4 1 (0.96%) Electronics
4 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.96%) Marketing
4 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (55.77%) Developer
2 21 (20.19%) .NET Developer
3 16 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 15 (14.42%) DBA
4 15 (14.42%) SQL DBA
5 14 (13.46%) SQL Developer
6 12 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 12 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (8.65%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (8.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 9 (8.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (8.65%) QlikView Developer
8 8 (7.69%) Consultant
8 8 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
9 6 (5.77%) Administrator
9 6 (5.77%) Business Developer
9 6 (5.77%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (5.77%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.77%) Senior QlikView Developer
10 5 (4.81%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (33.65%) .NET
2 25 (24.04%) HTML
3 19 (18.27%) .NET Framework
3 19 (18.27%) LINQ
4 18 (17.31%) CSS
5 17 (16.35%) WCF
6 14 (13.46%) ASP.NET
6 14 (13.46%) HTML5
7 13 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (12.50%) Entity Framework
8 12 (11.54%) jQuery
9 11 (10.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (9.62%) AngularJS
10 10 (9.62%) Dapper ORM
10 10 (9.62%) JSON
10 10 (9.62%) Web Services
11 9 (8.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (6.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 5 (4.81%) WF
14 2 (1.92%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.58%) Visualisation
3 5 (4.81%) Clustering
4 3 (2.88%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.88%) Replication
5 2 (1.92%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.92%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.92%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.96%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 31 (29.81%) Windows
2 9 (8.65%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.88%) Linux
4 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.92%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.96%) Unix
6 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (16.35%) ETL
3 17 (16.35%) MVC
4 15 (14.42%) Kimball Methodology
5 12 (11.54%) ERP
5 12 (11.54%) ETL Development
6 11 (10.58%) Data Visualisation
7 10 (9.62%) Scrum
7 10 (9.62%) TDD
8 9 (8.65%) Unit Testing
9 7 (6.73%) Automated Testing
9 7 (6.73%) Kanban
10 6 (5.77%) Pair Programming
10 6 (5.77%) Workflow
11 5 (4.81%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (4.81%) Data Analysis
11 5 (4.81%) Data Modelling
11 5 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (4.81%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 72 (69.23%) SQL
2 34 (32.69%) C#
3 22 (21.15%) T-SQL
4 16 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.62%) Java
6 8 (7.69%) C++
7 6 (5.77%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.85%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (27.88%) Security Cleared
2 21 (20.19%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.62%) Degree
4 4 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.92%) MCSE
5 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.96%) MCP
6 1 (0.96%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (8.65%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.77%) vSphere
3 4 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.88%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.92%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (7.69%) SCCM
2 4 (3.85%) WSUS
3 3 (2.88%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.96%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.96%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 45 (43.27%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.62%) IFS
2 10 (9.62%) Twitter
3 8 (7.69%) RedGate
4 6 (5.77%) VMware
5 5 (4.81%) Nintex
6 2 (1.92%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle
6 2 (1.92%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.92%) SAP
6 2 (1.92%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.92%) Sun
7 1 (0.96%) Apple
7 1 (0.96%) HP
7 1 (0.96%) Intel Security
7 1 (0.96%) Remedy
7 1 (0.96%) Telerik