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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 133 92 130
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +38
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 15 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.54% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.45% 2.33% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 5
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£365 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £406 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-33.07% -7.14%
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
612 514 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.39% 22.99% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 355 369
Average daily rate £375 £360 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 39
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.50 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £44.75 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Gloucestershire -13 5 £368 +13.07% 2
Somerset -11 3 £365 +21.66% 1
Bristol -12 3 £325 -31.57% 5
Wiltshire -13 1 - - 4
Devon - - - - 1
Dorset - - - - 2
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 69 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 52 (75.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (71.01%) SQL
4 32 (46.38%) Security Cleared
5 31 (44.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (40.58%) T-SQL
7 27 (39.13%) Oracle
8 25 (36.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 25 (36.23%) SC Cleared
9 24 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (33.33%) SLA
11 22 (31.88%) Performance Tuning
12 21 (30.43%) Oracle Database
13 19 (27.54%) Data Guard
13 19 (27.54%) Oracle Database 11g
14 18 (26.09%) Oracle RMAN
14 18 (26.09%) Oracle Database 10g
15 16 (23.19%) .NET
16 15 (21.74%) C#
17 14 (20.29%) Business Intelligence
18 13 (18.84%) Finance
18 13 (18.84%) Clustering
18 13 (18.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 10 (14.49%) Windows
20 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
20 9 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
21 8 (11.59%) Migration
21 8 (11.59%) Data Warehouse
21 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET
22 7 (10.14%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (7.25%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.25%) Lync
3 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.45%) Summit
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 52 (75.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (44.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (36.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 24 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (30.43%) Oracle Database
7 19 (27.54%) Oracle Database 11g
8 18 (26.09%) Oracle Database 10g
9 13 (18.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (11.59%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
13 2 (2.90%) PerformancePoint
13 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
14 1 (1.45%) QlikView
14 1 (1.45%) OLAP
14 1 (1.45%) OLTP
14 1 (1.45%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.45%) NUnit
2 1 (1.45%) Subversion
2 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.45%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.45%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.45%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (1.45%) Moq
2 1 (1.45%) MSTest
2 1 (1.45%) xUnit.net
2 1 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (18.84%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Marketing
2 5 (7.25%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.25%) Military
2 5 (7.25%) Electronics
2 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.80%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (42.03%) DBA
2 28 (40.58%) SQL DBA
3 25 (36.23%) Developer
4 14 (20.29%) SQL Developer
5 12 (17.39%) Administrator
6 9 (13.04%) SQL Server DBA
7 8 (11.59%) Oracle DBA
8 6 (8.70%) .NET Developer
9 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (5.80%) Architect
10 4 (5.80%) Server Administrator
11 3 (4.35%) Data Architect
12 2 (2.90%) Consultant
12 2 (2.90%) Senior Developer
12 2 (2.90%) Programmer
12 2 (2.90%) SQL Database Developer
12 2 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 2 (2.90%) .NET Programmer
12 2 (2.90%) Report Writer
12 2 (2.90%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.19%) .NET
2 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (7.25%) .NET Framework
4 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (5.80%) XML
6 3 (4.35%) Web Services
6 3 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (2.90%) MDX
7 2 (2.90%) Google Maps API
8 1 (1.45%) YUI
8 1 (1.45%) WCF
8 1 (1.45%) WPF
8 1 (1.45%) HTML
8 1 (1.45%) Spring.NET
8 1 (1.45%) HTML5
8 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.45%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Clustering
2 6 (8.70%) Statistics
3 5 (7.25%) DTV
3 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.90%) GIS
5 1 (1.45%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) Windows
2 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (7.25%) Windows 7
2 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) UNIX
3 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (20.29%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
4 8 (11.59%) Migration
5 6 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (8.70%) ITIL
5 6 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.25%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (7.25%) Programme Management
6 5 (7.25%) ETL
6 5 (7.25%) Service Management
6 5 (7.25%) MVC
6 5 (7.25%) Data Migration
6 5 (7.25%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.35%) Scrum
7 3 (4.35%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.90%) High Availability
8 2 (2.90%) Data Architecture
8 2 (2.90%) Data Mapping
8 2 (2.90%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (71.01%) SQL
2 28 (40.58%) T-SQL
3 15 (21.74%) C#
4 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.80%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.45%) VB6
7 1 (1.45%) Groovy
7 1 (1.45%) VBA
7 1 (1.45%) VB
7 1 (1.45%) Perl
7 1 (1.45%) Java
7 1 (1.45%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 32 (46.38%) Security Cleared
2 25 (36.23%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.25%) MCSE
3 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.45%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (26.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (7.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (27.54%) Data Guard
2 5 (7.25%) SCCM
2 5 (7.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 27 (39.13%) Oracle
2 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.25%) SAP
3 5 (7.25%) Remedy
3 5 (7.25%) McAfee
4 2 (2.90%) CA
4 2 (2.90%) Cognos
5 1 (1.45%) Serena
5 1 (1.45%) Google
5 1 (1.45%) Talend