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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 98 94 86
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 43 48 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.46% 1.54% 1.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.38% 6.94% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 44 44
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
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
583 692 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.75% 22.22% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 510 485
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 13
Median hourly rate £38.75 £22.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £41.40 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Wiltshire -5 13 £425 +41.66%
Gloucestershire -2 10 £338 -15.62% 2
Bristol +8 7 £323 -3.37% 2
Devon +3 4 £275 -8.33%
Somerset +4 3 £400 +18.08% 1
Dorset -12 1 £350 +6.06% 1
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 90 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 52 (57.78%) SQL
3 48 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 44 (48.89%) Windows
5 34 (37.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 31 (34.44%) .NET
7 26 (28.89%) C#
8 25 (27.78%) Windows Server
9 24 (26.67%) Security Cleared
10 23 (25.56%) Active Directory
11 21 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (23.33%) .NET Framework
12 19 (21.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (21.11%) MVC
13 18 (20.00%) ASP.NET
14 17 (18.89%) HTML
14 17 (18.89%) MS Excel
15 16 (17.78%) CSS
15 16 (17.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 15 (16.67%) T-SQL
16 15 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
17 14 (15.56%) SC Cleared
17 14 (15.56%) JavaScript
17 14 (15.56%) IIS
17 14 (15.56%) SharePoint
18 13 (14.44%) Entity Framework
19 12 (13.33%) SCCM
19 12 (13.33%) Finance
20 11 (12.22%) Data Warehouse

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 14 (15.56%) IIS
1 14 (15.56%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.33%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.11%) CMS
5 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.11%) JBoss
5 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.11%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (18.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.67%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Office 365
2 3 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) DNS
2 7 (7.78%) Internet
2 7 (7.78%) Kerberos
2 7 (7.78%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (3.33%) Intranet
4 3 (3.33%) SAN
4 3 (3.33%) VLAN
5 1 (1.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (37.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (17.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 11 (12.22%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (4.44%) QlikView
10 2 (2.22%) Biml
10 2 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (2.22%) MySQL
10 2 (2.22%) Power BI
11 1 (1.11%) Data Mart
11 1 (1.11%) DB2
11 1 (1.11%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.44%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.33%) ERwin
4 1 (1.11%) Selenium
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) Electronics
2 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.33%) Marketing
2 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (1.11%) Military
4 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (44.44%) Developer
2 18 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 13 (14.44%) ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (12.22%) DBA
5 10 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 9 (10.00%) Analyst
6 9 (10.00%) SQL Developer
7 8 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (8.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (8.89%) C# Developer
7 8 (8.89%) SQL DBA
8 7 (7.78%) Administrator
8 7 (7.78%) SharePoint Developer
9 6 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (6.67%) Consultant
10 5 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (5.56%) Support Engineer
11 4 (4.44%) SQL Analyst
11 4 (4.44%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (34.44%) .NET
2 21 (23.33%) .NET Framework
3 18 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 17 (18.89%) HTML
5 16 (17.78%) CSS
6 13 (14.44%) Entity Framework
7 11 (12.22%) WCF
8 10 (11.11%) LINQ
9 9 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (8.89%) AngularJS
10 8 (8.89%) jQuery
11 7 (7.78%) Dapper ORM
11 7 (7.78%) HTML5
11 7 (7.78%) JSON
11 7 (7.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (4.44%) Web Services
14 1 (1.11%) SOAP
14 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Clustering
2 8 (8.89%) Replication
3 7 (7.78%) Client/Server
3 7 (7.78%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.33%) Blog
6 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.22%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.22%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 44 (48.89%) Windows
2 25 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 19 (21.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (7.78%) Linux
5 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.11%) MVC
2 15 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (7.78%) ETL
4 6 (6.67%) Coaching
4 6 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 6 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 6 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 6 (6.67%) SDLC
4 6 (6.67%) SOA
5 5 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 5 (5.56%) Migration
5 5 (5.56%) Security Hardening
5 5 (5.56%) Web Development
6 4 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.44%) Data Analysis
6 4 (4.44%) ETL Development
6 4 (4.44%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (4.44%) Server Building
6 4 (4.44%) TDD
7 3 (3.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (57.78%) SQL
2 26 (28.89%) C#
3 15 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 14 (15.56%) JavaScript
5 10 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.56%) Degree
4 3 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.22%) BC Cleared
5 2 (2.22%) MCSE
5 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.11%) HND
6 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 23 (25.56%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.11%) vSphere
3 9 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.33%) ISA Server
5 3 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (13.33%) SCCM
2 7 (7.78%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (4.44%) WSUS
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.22%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 48 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.78%) Nintex
2 7 (7.78%) RedGate
2 7 (7.78%) Sun
2 7 (7.78%) Twitter
2 7 (7.78%) VMware
3 4 (4.44%) IBM
3 4 (4.44%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.33%) SAP
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle
6 1 (1.11%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.11%) IFS
6 1 (1.11%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.11%) Remedy