The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the South West region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 112 104 128
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +24
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 30 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.99% 0.51% 0.066%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.76% 2.42% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £200 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -37.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £165 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £385 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
630 454 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.69% 21.15% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 314 371
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £217 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 30
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server 2012
England

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 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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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
Somerset -15 9 £338 +92.85% 2
Bristol -18 6 £400 +3.22% 7
Dorset +6 3 £338 +3.84% 1
Wiltshire -3 3 £275 - 2
Gloucestershire - 3 £350 - 1
Devon - 3 £375 -
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 84 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 64 (76.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 52 (61.90%) SQL
4 35 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (36.90%) Security Cleared
6 29 (34.52%) T-SQL
7 28 (33.33%) Oracle
8 27 (32.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 27 (32.14%) SC Cleared
9 25 (29.76%) Performance Tuning
10 24 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
11 23 (27.38%) .NET
11 23 (27.38%) SLA
12 22 (26.19%) C#
13 21 (25.00%) Oracle Database
14 20 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (22.62%) Data Guard
15 19 (22.62%) Oracle Database 11g
16 18 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
16 18 (21.43%) Oracle RMAN
17 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
17 16 (19.05%) ASP.NET
18 15 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 14 (16.67%) JavaScript
20 13 (15.48%) Windows
20 13 (15.48%) Finance
20 13 (15.48%) Clustering
21 12 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
21 12 (14.29%) .NET Framework
22 11 (13.10%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 9 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.95%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (5.95%) Lync
3 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.19%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.14%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.19%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.38%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) Network Security
2 3 (3.57%) Firewall
3 2 (2.38%) SAN
4 1 (1.19%) Internet
4 1 (1.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 64 (76.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (32.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 21 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 19 (22.62%) Oracle Database 11g
8 18 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
9 15 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (7.14%) PerformancePoint
12 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
13 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
14 1 (1.19%) OLTP
14 1 (1.19%) OLAP
14 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
14 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (13.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (2.38%) PhoneGap
5 1 (1.19%) xUnit.net
5 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.19%) NUnit
5 1 (1.19%) Subversion
5 1 (1.19%) Firebug
5 1 (1.19%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.19%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.19%) MSTest
5 1 (1.19%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.19%) Moq
5 1 (1.19%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (15.48%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Electronics
2 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.95%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.95%) Banking
2 5 (5.95%) Marketing
3 2 (2.38%) Military
4 1 (1.19%) Legal
4 1 (1.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (41.67%) Developer
2 29 (34.52%) DBA
3 28 (33.33%) SQL DBA
4 16 (19.05%) SQL Developer
5 12 (14.29%) Administrator
6 9 (10.71%) SQL Server DBA
7 8 (9.52%) .NET Developer
7 8 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
8 7 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Server Administrator
10 4 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Architect
11 3 (3.57%) Web Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Data Architect
11 3 (3.57%) .NET Web Developer
11 3 (3.57%) C# Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Excel Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.38%) .NET
2 16 (19.05%) ASP.NET
3 12 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (9.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 8 (9.52%) HTML
6 6 (7.14%) HTML5
6 6 (7.14%) XML
6 6 (7.14%) jQuery
6 6 (7.14%) CSS
7 5 (5.95%) Ext JS
8 4 (4.76%) Web Services
8 4 (4.76%) MDX
8 4 (4.76%) Sass
8 4 (4.76%) LESS
8 4 (4.76%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (3.57%) REST
9 3 (3.57%) WCF
10 2 (2.38%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) Clustering
2 6 (7.14%) Statistics
2 6 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.95%) DTV
3 5 (5.95%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.57%) iPhone
5 2 (2.38%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (2.38%) iPad
5 2 (2.38%) GIS
6 1 (1.19%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.48%) Windows
2 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.38%) Android
5 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.19%) UNIX
6 1 (1.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.76%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (13.10%) MVC
4 9 (10.71%) Risk Analysis
5 8 (9.52%) ITIL
5 8 (9.52%) ETL
6 7 (8.33%) Migration
7 6 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 6 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (5.95%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (5.95%) Programme Management
8 5 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.95%) Data Protection
9 4 (4.76%) Kimball Methodology
9 4 (4.76%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
9 4 (4.76%) Data Migration
10 3 (3.57%) Web Development
10 3 (3.57%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (61.90%) SQL
2 29 (34.52%) T-SQL
3 22 (26.19%) C#
4 14 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.95%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.57%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
7 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.19%) VB
8 1 (1.19%) VBA
8 1 (1.19%) VB6
8 1 (1.19%) Groovy
8 1 (1.19%) Perl
8 1 (1.19%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (36.90%) Security Cleared
2 27 (32.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.57%) Degree
5 2 (2.38%) MCSE
5 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (27.38%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.19%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (21.43%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (5.95%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (22.62%) Data Guard
2 3 (3.57%) SCCM
2 3 (3.57%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.19%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.19%) SCOM
4 1 (1.19%) SCSM
Vendors
1 28 (33.33%) Oracle
2 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.95%) SAP
4 3 (3.57%) Talend
4 3 (3.57%) HP
5 2 (2.38%) CA
5 2 (2.38%) Remedy
5 2 (2.38%) McAfee
5 2 (2.38%) 3PAR
5 2 (2.38%) Cognos
5 2 (2.38%) Cisco
6 1 (1.19%) Nintex
6 1 (1.19%) Serena
6 1 (1.19%) Google
6 1 (1.19%) SolarWinds
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