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 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 109 86 116
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +30
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 33 57 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.02% 1.86% 0.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.75% 7.74% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 4
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£350 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £35.50 -
% change year-on-year
-53.52% -
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
695 736 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.38% 23.98% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 444 347
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +16.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £15.00 £25.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015. 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
Bristol +8 20 £360 +44.00% 10
Wiltshire -1 7 £271 -12.85%
Cornwall - - - -
Devon - - - - 4
Dorset - - - - 2
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (70.91%) SQL
3 31 (56.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (41.82%) Microsoft
7 21 (38.18%) .NET
8 18 (32.73%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (32.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET
10 16 (29.09%) HTML
10 16 (29.09%) Security Cleared
11 14 (25.45%) CSS
11 14 (25.45%) Windows
11 14 (25.45%) MS Excel
11 14 (25.45%) ETL
12 13 (23.64%) MS Access
12 13 (23.64%) Visual Studio
13 12 (21.82%) C#
13 12 (21.82%) T-SQL
13 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
14 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
15 10 (18.18%) SharePoint
16 9 (16.36%) Management Information System
16 9 (16.36%) MVC
16 9 (16.36%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 10 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.27%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (25.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) SAN
2 4 (7.27%) LAN
3 1 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (56.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (32.73%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (32.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (23.64%) MS Access
7 6 (10.91%) OLAP
7 6 (10.91%) MySQL
7 6 (10.91%) OLAP Cube
8 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (9.09%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (3.64%) SSDT
11 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.82%) Kalido
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Visual Studio
2 11 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (3.64%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Developer
2 21 (38.18%) DBA
3 16 (29.09%) SQL DBA
4 11 (20.00%) SQL Developer
5 9 (16.36%) Analyst
6 8 (14.55%) Administrator
7 5 (9.09%) Programmer
7 5 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Senior DBA
8 4 (7.27%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (7.27%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (7.27%) Business Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (5.45%) C# Developer
9 3 (5.45%) CRM Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 1 (1.82%) AWS Developer
11 1 (1.82%) Junior
11 1 (1.82%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.18%) .NET
2 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET
3 16 (29.09%) HTML
4 14 (25.45%) CSS
5 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 7 (12.73%) .NET Framework
8 5 (9.09%) Entity Framework
8 5 (9.09%) HTML5
9 4 (7.27%) jQuery
9 4 (7.27%) Web Services
9 4 (7.27%) XML
10 3 (5.45%) DOM
10 3 (5.45%) SOAP
11 2 (3.64%) WCF
11 2 (3.64%) Silverlight
11 2 (3.64%) Ext JS
11 2 (3.64%) Sass
11 2 (3.64%) LESS
12 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Management Information System
2 8 (14.55%) Open Source
3 5 (9.09%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) NHS
4 1 (1.82%) Replication
4 1 (1.82%) Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) Statistics
4 1 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.45%) Windows
2 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (25.45%) ETL
3 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (16.36%) MVC
4 9 (16.36%) TDD
4 9 (16.36%) Scrum
5 8 (14.55%) V-Model
5 8 (14.55%) Waterfall
5 8 (14.55%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (12.73%) CRM
7 6 (10.91%) Data Analysis
8 5 (9.09%) Database Security
8 5 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
9 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
10 3 (5.45%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.45%) Web Development
11 2 (3.64%) Dimensional Modelling
11 2 (3.64%) Change Data Capture
12 1 (1.82%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 39 (70.91%) SQL
2 12 (21.82%) C#
2 12 (21.82%) T-SQL
3 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.36%) VB.NET
5 8 (14.55%) VBA
5 8 (14.55%) Java
6 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.82%) C++
7 1 (1.82%) PHP
7 1 (1.82%) VB
7 1 (1.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) MCITP
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.27%) MCDBA
4 2 (3.64%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 23 (41.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) Red Gate
4 2 (3.64%) Siebel
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