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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 82 117 127
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 57 38 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.04% 1.19% 0.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.42% 5.07% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 35 16
Median daily rate £338 £340 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £400 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £12.30 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+204.87% -67.20%
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
605 750 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.66% 23.50% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 581 493
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 6 30
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.50 £35.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +21.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Bristol 0 16 £330 -2.94% 11
Somerset +32 13 £300 +9.09% 2
Wiltshire +3 12 £350 -3.44% 3
Devon +7 5 £325 +11.11%
Gloucestershire +2 4 £373 -6.87% 2
Dorset - 1 £475 - 3
SQL Server 2012
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SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 107 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 76 (71.03%) SQL
3 45 (42.06%) Microsoft
4 44 (41.12%) C#
4 44 (41.12%) .NET
5 39 (36.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 38 (35.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 36 (33.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 34 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (28.04%) T-SQL
10 27 (25.23%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (25.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 26 (24.30%) SQL Server 2008
12 25 (23.36%) HTML
13 24 (22.43%) Security Cleared
14 23 (21.50%) Data Warehouse
15 22 (20.56%) Windows
15 22 (20.56%) MVC
16 21 (19.63%) ASP.NET
16 21 (19.63%) SC Cleared
17 20 (18.69%) Scrum
17 20 (18.69%) SQL Server 2014
18 18 (16.82%) ETL
18 18 (16.82%) LINQ
18 18 (16.82%) ASP.NET Web API
19 17 (15.89%) Analytical Skills
19 17 (15.89%) HTML5
20 16 (14.95%) Kimball Methodology
21 15 (14.02%) WCF
21 15 (14.02%) .NET Framework

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 12 (11.21%) IIS
2 11 (10.28%) SharePoint
3 9 (8.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (7.48%) NServiceBus
4 8 (7.48%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (5.61%) K2 blackpearl
6 2 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.87%) CMS
6 2 (1.87%) JBoss
6 2 (1.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.87%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.67%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.87%) MS Office
4 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (11.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) IaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) DNS
1 4 (3.74%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.87%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (36.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (33.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (25.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 26 (24.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (21.50%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (18.69%) SQL Server 2014
8 14 (13.08%) Crystal Reports
8 14 (13.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (8.41%) QlikView
10 5 (4.67%) Power BI
11 3 (2.80%) OLAP
12 2 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.87%) MongoDB
12 2 (1.87%) MySQL
12 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.93%) OLAP Cube
13 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 38 (35.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (13.08%) Git (software)
3 11 (10.28%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.67%) SpecFlow
5 4 (3.74%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.93%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.93%) NuGet
6 1 (0.93%) Subversion
6 1 (0.93%) tSQLt
General
1 13 (12.15%) Finance
2 6 (5.61%) Advertising
3 3 (2.80%) Military
4 2 (1.87%) Retail
4 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.93%) Back Office
5 1 (0.93%) Billing
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (62.62%) Developer
2 27 (25.23%) .NET Developer
3 19 (17.76%) C# Developer
3 19 (17.76%) SQL Developer
4 18 (16.82%) DBA
5 17 (15.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 17 (15.89%) SQL DBA
6 15 (14.02%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (10.28%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (10.28%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 11 (10.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (8.41%) QlikView Developer
9 8 (7.48%) Administrator
9 8 (7.48%) Business Developer
9 8 (7.48%) HTML Developer
9 8 (7.48%) SSIS Developer
10 7 (6.54%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (6.54%) Senior Developer
10 7 (6.54%) SharePoint Developer
11 6 (5.61%) Senior QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (41.12%) .NET
2 25 (23.36%) HTML
3 21 (19.63%) ASP.NET
4 18 (16.82%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (16.82%) LINQ
5 17 (15.89%) HTML5
6 15 (14.02%) .NET Framework
6 15 (14.02%) WCF
7 12 (11.21%) CSS
8 10 (9.35%) Entity Framework
9 9 (8.41%) jQuery
9 9 (8.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (7.48%) Web Services
11 7 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 7 (6.54%) Dapper ORM
11 7 (6.54%) JSON
12 6 (5.61%) AngularJS
12 6 (5.61%) WF
13 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.89%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.35%) Clustering
3 9 (8.41%) Visualisation
4 6 (5.61%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.61%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.74%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.80%) Replication
7 2 (1.87%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.93%) PKI
8 1 (0.93%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.56%) Windows
2 8 (7.48%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.67%) Linux
3 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.93%) Unix
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (25.23%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (20.56%) MVC
4 20 (18.69%) Scrum
5 18 (16.82%) ETL
6 16 (14.95%) Kimball Methodology
7 12 (11.21%) ERP
7 12 (11.21%) Kanban
7 12 (11.21%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (11.21%) TDD
7 12 (11.21%) Unit Testing
8 11 (10.28%) Automated Testing
9 10 (9.35%) ETL Development
10 9 (8.41%) Data Visualisation
11 8 (7.48%) Web Development
12 6 (5.61%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (5.61%) Migration
12 6 (5.61%) Workflow
13 5 (4.67%) Data Migration
13 5 (4.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (71.03%) SQL
2 44 (41.12%) C#
3 30 (28.04%) T-SQL
4 12 (11.21%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.35%) Java
6 8 (7.48%) C++
7 4 (3.74%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.87%) VB
8 2 (1.87%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (22.43%) Security Cleared
2 21 (19.63%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.54%) Degree
4 2 (1.87%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) MCP
5 1 (0.93%) MCSA
5 1 (0.93%) MCSE
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.74%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (1.87%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.93%) Puppet
3 1 (0.93%) SCCM
3 1 (0.93%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 45 (42.06%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.41%) IFS
3 7 (6.54%) Twitter
4 5 (4.67%) RedGate
5 4 (3.74%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.74%) Sun
5 4 (3.74%) VMware
6 3 (2.80%) Nintex
6 3 (2.80%) Oracle
7 2 (1.87%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.87%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.87%) SAP
7 2 (1.87%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.93%) Apple
8 1 (0.93%) HP
8 1 (0.93%) Telerik
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