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 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 124 92 122
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +30
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 23 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.70% 1.05% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.21% 4.49% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 3
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£318 £315 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.79% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +4.54%
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
717 557 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.97% 23.42% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 378 423
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 18
Average hourly rate £38.25 £30.90 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.78% -18.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £19.30 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.84 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%

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 22 December 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 22 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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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
Bristol -10 11 £350 +27.27% 7
Somerset -10 3 £310 +12.72% 2
Dorset -2 1 - - 2
Gloucestershire -16 1 £375 +15.38% 2
Cornwall - - - - 1
Devon - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 2
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England

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (72.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (59.46%) SQL
4 18 (48.65%) .NET
5 16 (43.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (40.54%) C#
7 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
8 12 (32.43%) Windows
8 12 (32.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (32.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
9 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET
9 11 (29.73%) SharePoint
9 11 (29.73%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (27.03%) T-SQL
10 10 (27.03%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (27.03%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (21.62%) HTML
12 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
12 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio
12 8 (21.62%) MVC
13 7 (18.92%) ETL
13 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (16.22%) VB.NET
14 6 (16.22%) CSS
14 6 (16.22%) CRM
14 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 11 (29.73%) SharePoint
2 10 (27.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (13.51%) Lync
3 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
3 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.70%) IIS
5 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Project
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (72.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (43.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (32.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (32.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (27.03%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (10.81%) MySQL
7 4 (10.81%) OLAP Cube
7 4 (10.81%) OLAP
7 4 (10.81%) MS Access
8 3 (8.11%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (2.70%) QlikView
9 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (2.70%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio
2 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.70%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (13.51%) Military
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Developer
3 6 (16.22%) SQL DBA
3 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) DBA
4 4 (10.81%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (8.11%) CRM Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (8.11%) Programmer
5 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) .NET
2 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET
3 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (21.62%) HTML
5 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 6 (16.22%) CSS
6 5 (13.51%) Web Services
7 4 (10.81%) XML
8 3 (8.11%) DOM
8 3 (8.11%) SOAP
8 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
8 3 (8.11%) MDX
8 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (8.11%) HTML5
8 3 (8.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (5.41%) jQuery
10 1 (2.70%) Ext JS
10 1 (2.70%) Sass
10 1 (2.70%) LESS
10 1 (2.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Open Source
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
2 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (21.62%) MVC
3 7 (18.92%) ETL
3 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.22%) CRM
5 5 (13.51%) ITIL
5 5 (13.51%) Service Management
5 5 (13.51%) Data Protection
6 4 (10.81%) Scrum
6 4 (10.81%) TDD
6 4 (10.81%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (8.11%) V-Model
7 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.41%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Web Development
9 1 (2.70%) Release Management
9 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) SQL
2 15 (40.54%) C#
3 10 (27.03%) T-SQL
4 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
5 6 (16.22%) VB.NET
6 3 (8.11%) VBA
6 3 (8.11%) Java
7 1 (2.70%) VB
7 1 (2.70%) VB6
7 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.70%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
7 1 (2.70%) PHP
7 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (13.51%) MCSE
4 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) BC Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) MCDBA
5 2 (5.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) SCCM
1 5 (13.51%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Remedy
2 5 (13.51%) McAfee
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) Siebel
4 2 (5.41%) Red Gate
5 1 (2.70%) Talend
5 1 (2.70%) Kalido
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