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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 114 113 103
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 26 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.81% 0.98% 0.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.70% 4.67% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 7
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£338 £350 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £285 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £421 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.52 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+1.48% +27.27%
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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
703 642 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.00% 21.07% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 427 317
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £20.00 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £175.00 £132.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -10 6 £305 -23.75% 7
Somerset 0 5 £370 +9.62% 3
Devon -1 4 £293 -22.00% 1
Gloucestershire -5 4 £388 +10.71% 6
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SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (71.43%) SQL
3 26 (46.43%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (46.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (41.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 20 (35.71%) T-SQL
6 20 (35.71%) .NET
7 18 (32.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 17 (30.36%) ASP.NET
8 17 (30.36%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (28.57%) ETL
10 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
11 12 (21.43%) C#
11 12 (21.43%) HTML
11 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
12 11 (19.64%) Windows
12 11 (19.64%) CSS
13 9 (16.07%) MS Access
13 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared
13 9 (16.07%) Migration
13 9 (16.07%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (14.29%) Scrum
14 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (14.29%) TDD
14 8 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (12.50%) MVC
15 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Project
3 2 (3.57%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) SAN
2 4 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (46.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (41.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (32.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (30.36%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (16.07%) MS Access
8 8 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 3 (5.36%) SSDT
10 3 (5.36%) Cognos Report Studio
11 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
1 5 (8.93%) Banking
2 4 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (57.14%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) SQL Developer
3 13 (23.21%) DBA
4 11 (19.64%) Analyst
5 9 (16.07%) .NET Developer
6 8 (14.29%) SQL DBA
7 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (8.93%) Senior DBA
8 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) C# Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Administrator
9 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.57%) SQL Server DBA
10 2 (3.57%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Consultant
10 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Business Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Programmer
10 2 (3.57%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) .NET
2 17 (30.36%) ASP.NET
3 12 (21.43%) HTML
4 11 (19.64%) CSS
5 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 5 (8.93%) WCF
7 5 (8.93%) .NET Framework
7 5 (8.93%) jQuery
8 3 (5.36%) Classic ASP
8 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.36%) Entity Framework
9 2 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (3.57%) Unity DI Container
9 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (3.57%) Ajax
10 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.79%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.93%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (5.36%) NHS
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.79%) DTV
5 1 (1.79%) Replication
5 1 (1.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (28.57%) ETL
3 9 (16.07%) Migration
4 8 (14.29%) Scrum
4 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.29%) TDD
5 7 (12.50%) MVC
6 6 (10.71%) Data Migration
6 6 (10.71%) Database Security
6 6 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (8.93%) V-Model
7 5 (8.93%) Open Source
7 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.93%) Performance Improvement
7 5 (8.93%) Data Analysis
7 5 (8.93%) Office Automation
8 3 (5.36%) Information Management
8 3 (5.36%) ERP
8 3 (5.36%) Kimball Methodology
9 2 (3.57%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 40 (71.43%) SQL
2 20 (35.71%) T-SQL
3 12 (21.43%) C#
4 7 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.93%) VBA
6 5 (8.93%) Java
7 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.36%) C++
8 2 (3.57%) VBScript
8 2 (3.57%) VB
9 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
1 2 (3.57%) QA
1 2 (3.57%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) Cognos
3 3 (5.36%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.79%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) Citrix
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