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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 125 123 94
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -29
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 25 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.75% 0.54% 0.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.35% 2.79% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 8
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£340 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £285 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £421 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.77 £21.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+89.38% -32.25%
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
747 610 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.33% 19.29% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 397 351
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 4 12
Average hourly rate £43.43 £20.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.15% -51.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £15.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £175.00 £78.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 0 9 £338 -3.57% 6
Somerset +6 4 £390 +14.70% 3
Dorset +1 3 - - 3
Gloucestershire -3 2 £313 -19.35% 3
Wiltshire -1 1 £475 +72.72% 2
Devon - 1 £275 - 2
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England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (63.27%) SQL
3 24 (48.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (46.94%) T-SQL
5 22 (44.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (40.82%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (38.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (32.65%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (32.65%) ETL
8 16 (32.65%) .NET
9 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
10 12 (24.49%) C#
10 12 (24.49%) Migration
10 12 (24.49%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
12 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (18.37%) Data Migration
13 9 (18.37%) HTML
14 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
14 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
14 7 (14.29%) CSS
14 7 (14.29%) MVC
15 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
15 6 (12.24%) Kimball Methodology
16 5 (10.20%) Windows
16 5 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
16 5 (10.20%) .NET Framework
16 5 (10.20%) WCF
16 5 (10.20%) jQuery
16 5 (10.20%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (48.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (44.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (38.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (32.65%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (24.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (6.12%) SSDT
8 3 (6.12%) Cognos Report Studio
9 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
9 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
10 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
10 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (2.04%) MS Access
10 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
10 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Advertising
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Electronics
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (67.35%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) SQL Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Analyst
4 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 7 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) SQL DBA
7 4 (8.16%) DBA
8 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Consultant
8 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.08%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (4.08%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Business Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (4.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (2.04%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) .NET
2 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
3 9 (18.37%) HTML
4 7 (14.29%) CSS
5 5 (10.20%) .NET Framework
5 5 (10.20%) WCF
5 5 (10.20%) jQuery
6 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.12%) Entity Framework
7 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.12%) Classic ASP
8 2 (4.08%) ADO.NET
8 2 (4.08%) SOAP
8 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (4.08%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (4.08%) Ajax
8 2 (4.08%) MDX
8 2 (4.08%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) NHS
1 3 (6.12%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.08%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (4.08%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) DTV
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Replication
3 1 (2.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (32.65%) ETL
3 12 (24.49%) Migration
4 9 (18.37%) Data Migration
5 7 (14.29%) MVC
6 6 (12.24%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (8.16%) Scrum
7 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.16%) TDD
8 3 (6.12%) Data Management
8 3 (6.12%) Information Management
8 3 (6.12%) ERP
8 3 (6.12%) ETL Development
9 2 (4.08%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 2 (4.08%) Change Data Capture
9 2 (4.08%) Data Cleansing
9 2 (4.08%) Dimensional Modelling
9 2 (4.08%) Web Development
9 2 (4.08%) OO
9 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 31 (63.27%) SQL
2 23 (46.94%) T-SQL
3 12 (24.49%) C#
4 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.12%) C++
5 3 (6.12%) VBScript
5 3 (6.12%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.08%) VB
6 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.04%) Java
7 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
1 2 (4.08%) QA
1 2 (4.08%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.04%) HIPAA
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
2 3 (6.12%) Cognos
2 3 (6.12%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.04%) SAP
3 1 (2.04%) Citrix
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