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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 116 114 88
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -26
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 32 32 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.07% 0.99% 1.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.71% 4.44% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 27
Average daily rate £325 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £498 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +31.57%
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
679 720 665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.69% 22.31% 25.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 512 419
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 24
Average hourly rate £43.50 £32.00 £30.01
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.93% +6.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +14.28%

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the South West region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
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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 -4 16 £345 -4.82% 13
Gloucestershire +16 5 £425 +13.33% 1
Devon - 4 £188 - 1
Wiltshire -7 2 £300 - 2
Cornwall - 2 £325 -
Somerset -1 1 £238 -26.92% 1
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 66 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (48.48%) SQL
4 27 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (36.36%) T-SQL
6 23 (34.85%) .NET
7 22 (33.33%) MVC
8 20 (30.30%) C#
9 19 (28.79%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (28.79%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
10 16 (24.24%) Finance
10 16 (24.24%) ETL
10 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET
11 15 (22.73%) JavaScript
12 14 (21.21%) Windows
12 14 (21.21%) .NET Framework
12 14 (21.21%) Entity Framework
12 14 (21.21%) SQL Server 2014
13 13 (19.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (18.18%) Internet
15 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
16 10 (15.15%) SC Cleared
16 10 (15.15%) Client/Server
17 9 (13.64%) Visual Studio
17 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (9.09%) IIS
2 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.18%) Internet
2 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.03%) DNS
3 2 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (28.79%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (21.21%) SQL Server 2014
6 13 (19.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (3.03%) QlikView
9 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
9 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (1.52%) DB2
10 1 (1.52%) Ingres
10 1 (1.52%) MS Access
10 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.52%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 8 (12.12%) Cucumber
2 8 (12.12%) Moq
2 8 (12.12%) NUnit
2 8 (12.12%) Rhino Mocks
2 8 (12.12%) SpecFlow
3 3 (4.55%) ERwin
3 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.52%) NSubstitute
General
1 16 (24.24%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Banking
2 3 (4.55%) Electronics
2 3 (4.55%) Investment Banking
2 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.55%) Marketing
2 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.03%) Advertising
3 2 (3.03%) Retail
3 2 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (59.09%) Developer
2 19 (28.79%) SQL Developer
3 14 (21.21%) .NET Developer
4 9 (13.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) AWS Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) AWS Software Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) C# Software Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Software Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) SQL BI Developer
6 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (10.61%) DBA
7 6 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 6 (9.09%) ETL Developer
7 6 (9.09%) T-SQL Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Business Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.85%) .NET
2 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET
3 14 (21.21%) .NET Framework
3 14 (21.21%) Entity Framework
4 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 8 (12.12%) Gherkin
6 8 (12.12%) HTML
6 8 (12.12%) MSMQ
6 8 (12.12%) RESTful
6 8 (12.12%) WCF
6 8 (12.12%) Web Services
7 7 (10.61%) CSS
8 6 (9.09%) NHibernate
8 6 (9.09%) REST
9 3 (4.55%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.55%) Backbone.js
9 3 (4.55%) Ember.js
9 3 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Client/Server
2 5 (7.58%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.55%) Clustering
4 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Windows
2 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.03%) Linux
5 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) MVC
2 19 (28.79%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (24.24%) ETL
4 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (12.12%) Automated Testing
5 8 (12.12%) BDD
5 8 (12.12%) E-Commerce
5 8 (12.12%) Kanban
5 8 (12.12%) OO
5 8 (12.12%) OOP
5 8 (12.12%) Scrum
5 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
5 8 (12.12%) TDD
6 7 (10.61%) ETL Development
7 5 (7.58%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.06%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.55%) Data Management
9 3 (4.55%) Migration
9 3 (4.55%) Programme Management
9 3 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (48.48%) SQL
2 24 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 20 (30.30%) C#
4 15 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.12%) Ruby
6 3 (4.55%) TypeScript
6 3 (4.55%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) BC Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (1.52%) MCSE
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.55%) ISA Server
3 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) SAP
3 4 (6.06%) VMware
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle
4 2 (3.03%) Sun
5 1 (1.52%) Altiris
5 1 (1.52%) Citrix
5 1 (1.52%) HP
5 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.52%) Symantec
5 1 (1.52%) Teradata
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