The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk 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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank - 35 28
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 0.74% 1.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 2.41% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £255
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 £19.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-52.50% +45.45%
SQL Server 2012
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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 Suffolk region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
83 83 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 36.73% 30.74% 32.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 74 41
Average daily rate £450 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £320 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.95% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Suffolk region.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk