The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK
Rank 227 213 218
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 482 560 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.08% 1.10% 1.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.84% 4.80% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 400 342
Median daily rate £375 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -23.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -40.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
9964 11671 11133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.28% 22.94% 21.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6662 7819 7287
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 224 161
Median hourly rate £35.50 £28.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.78% -8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £14.46 £15.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend

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

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SQL Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the UK.

SQL Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
England +1 458 £375 -2.91% 149
London -29 180 £425 - 58
South East +14 70 £385 +9.92% 21
South West +36 53 £334 -1.83% 12
Yorkshire +19 47 £360 +2.85% 12
City of London -22 36 £425 -5.55% 18
West Yorkshire +16 32 £360 +2.85% 5
West Midlands -2 32 £380 +8.57% 10
North West -2 31 £350 +5.66% 11
Berkshire +31 27 £444 +26.78% 3
Leeds +13 27 £360 +1.05% 5
East Midlands +6 25 £165 -49.23% 8
Scotland +32 20 £375 -11.76% 1
Hampshire +15 18 £375 +7.14% 3
Somerset +24 17 £313 +2.04% 1
Bristol +3 16 £338 -0.36% 4
Birmingham +7 14 £280 -37.77% 4
East of England -3 14 £325 -8.77% 14
Glasgow +18 13 £400 -5.88%
Derbyshire +14 13 £136 -63.73% 1
South Yorkshire 0 13 £413 +22.22% 1
Coventry -13 13 £425 +30.61% 1
Reading +13 12 £388 +10.71%
Manchester -7 12 £318 -4.15% 3
Bath - 11 £300 -
Sheffield +4 9 £425 +21.42%
Hertfordshire +4 9 £338 -38.63% 5
Buckinghamshire -5 9 £275 -26.66% 1
Lancashire +9 8 £360 +10.76% 1
Leicestershire +7 8 £277 -12.22% 5

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 964 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 634 (65.77%) SQL
3 475 (49.27%) Microsoft
4 467 (48.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 367 (38.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 358 (37.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 342 (35.48%) .NET
8 324 (33.61%) C#
9 311 (32.26%) T-SQL
10 285 (29.56%) Business Intelligence
11 243 (25.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 243 (25.21%) SQL Server 2014
12 242 (25.10%) Windows
13 239 (24.79%) Data Warehouse
14 229 (23.76%) ETL
15 196 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
16 179 (18.57%) ASP.NET
17 157 (16.29%) JavaScript
18 153 (15.87%) MVC
19 147 (15.25%) Finance
19 147 (15.25%) HTML
20 140 (14.52%) Team Foundation Server
21 137 (14.21%) Windows Server
22 131 (13.59%) MS Excel
23 130 (13.49%) .NET Framework
24 128 (13.28%) Microsoft Azure
25 123 (12.76%) SQL Server 2005
26 111 (11.51%) Visual Studio
26 111 (11.51%) Windows Server 2012
27 108 (11.20%) CSS

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills 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 96 (9.96%) SharePoint
2 79 (8.20%) IIS
3 46 (4.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 40 (4.15%) MS Exchange
5 30 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 30 (3.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 29 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
7 20 (2.07%) CMS
8 19 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
9 18 (1.87%) Sitecore CMS
10 16 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
11 15 (1.56%) Skype for Business
12 10 (1.04%) NServiceBus
13 8 (0.83%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (0.73%) K2 blackpearl
14 7 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
14 7 (0.73%) SAS
15 6 (0.62%) Apache
16 5 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 131 (13.59%) MS Excel
2 45 (4.67%) MS Office
3 13 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.04%) InfoPath
5 8 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.73%) MS Project
7 6 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 50 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (1.24%) Oracle 11i
4 9 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.62%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (0.62%) Demantra
6 5 (0.52%) FastStats
7 4 (0.41%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.31%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.10%) OpenText MBPM
10 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.10%) SDL Web 8
10 1 (0.10%) SimCorp Dimension
10 1 (0.10%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 128 (13.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (2.90%) IaaS
4 25 (2.59%) Office 365
5 24 (2.49%) PaaS
6 7 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (0.73%) Data Lake Analytics
7 4 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.21%) GitHub
9 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.21%) SaaS
10 1 (0.10%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.10%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.10%) CallidusCloud
10 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.10%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.36%) DNS
2 33 (3.42%) DHCP
3 23 (2.39%) TCP/IP
4 21 (2.18%) LAN
5 17 (1.76%) WAN
6 14 (1.45%) SAN
7 12 (1.24%) Skype
7 12 (1.24%) SMTP
8 11 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (1.04%) Firewall
10 9 (0.93%) Intranet
11 8 (0.83%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (0.73%) Internet
12 7 (0.73%) VPN
13 6 (0.62%) VLAN
14 5 (0.52%) Extranet
14 5 (0.52%) FTP
14 5 (0.52%) Unified Communications
15 4 (0.41%) DMZ
15 4 (0.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 964 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 467 (48.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 367 (38.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 358 (37.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 243 (25.21%) SQL Server 2014
5 243 (25.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 239 (24.79%) Data Warehouse
7 123 (12.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 61 (6.33%) Power BI
9 57 (5.91%) Relational Database
10 47 (4.88%) SQL Server 2016
11 38 (3.94%) Oracle Database
12 36 (3.73%) OLAP
13 29 (3.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 28 (2.90%) NoSQL
15 24 (2.49%) Crystal Reports
16 22 (2.28%) MongoDB
17 20 (2.07%) Azure SQL Database
17 20 (2.07%) QlikView
18 19 (1.97%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 140 (14.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 111 (11.51%) Visual Studio
3 38 (3.94%) NUnit
4 32 (3.32%) Git (software)
5 22 (2.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 19 (1.97%) SpecFlow
6 19 (1.97%) TeamCity
7 18 (1.87%) Selenium
8 17 (1.76%) MSTest
9 13 (1.35%) Jenkins
10 12 (1.24%) Moq
11 11 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (1.04%) Subversion
13 9 (0.93%) JIRA
14 8 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
15 7 (0.73%) Cucumber
15 7 (0.73%) MSBuild
16 6 (0.62%) FxCop
16 6 (0.62%) ReSharper
16 6 (0.62%) StyleCop
General
1 147 (15.25%) Finance
2 37 (3.84%) Retail
3 36 (3.73%) Banking
4 35 (3.63%) Advertising
5 19 (1.97%) Legal
6 16 (1.66%) Marketing
7 13 (1.35%) Back Office
8 12 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.93%) Publishing
10 8 (0.83%) Investment Banking
10 8 (0.83%) Law
11 7 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.62%) Billing
12 6 (0.62%) Electronics
12 6 (0.62%) Games
12 6 (0.62%) Local Government
13 4 (0.41%) Front Office
13 4 (0.41%) Military
13 4 (0.41%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 556 (57.68%) Developer
2 209 (21.68%) SQL Developer
3 160 (16.60%) .NET Developer
4 134 (13.90%) C# Developer
5 133 (13.80%) DBA
6 121 (12.55%) SQL DBA
7 98 (10.17%) SSIS Developer
8 96 (9.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 92 (9.54%) C# .NET Developer
10 85 (8.82%) SQL Server Developer
11 82 (8.51%) Analyst
12 58 (6.02%) ETL Developer
13 50 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 49 (5.08%) SSRS Developer
15 47 (4.88%) Consultant
16 44 (4.56%) Architect
16 44 (4.56%) Senior Developer
17 42 (4.36%) ASP.NET Developer
17 42 (4.36%) SQL BI Developer
18 39 (4.05%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 342 (35.48%) .NET
2 179 (18.57%) ASP.NET
3 147 (15.25%) HTML
4 130 (13.49%) .NET Framework
5 108 (11.20%) CSS
6 100 (10.37%) WCF
7 81 (8.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 80 (8.30%) HTML5
9 76 (7.88%) Web Services
9 76 (7.88%) XML
10 75 (7.78%) Entity Framework
10 75 (7.78%) jQuery
11 72 (7.47%) ASP.NET Web API
12 64 (6.64%) AngularJS
13 50 (5.19%) MDX
14 43 (4.46%) RESTful
15 38 (3.94%) LINQ
16 33 (3.42%) Ajax
17 30 (3.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 30 (3.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (4.98%) Clustering
3 38 (3.94%) Replication
4 36 (3.73%) Data Centre
5 26 (2.70%) Visualisation
6 18 (1.87%) Management Information System
7 15 (1.56%) Data Extraction
7 15 (1.56%) Data Structures
8 13 (1.35%) Data Integration
8 13 (1.35%) N-Tier
9 10 (1.04%) Blackberry
9 10 (1.04%) Client/Server
10 9 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (0.93%) Mobile App
11 8 (0.83%) NHS
12 7 (0.73%) PKI
13 6 (0.62%) Fixed Income
14 5 (0.52%) Derivative
14 5 (0.52%) Equities
14 5 (0.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 242 (25.10%) Windows
2 137 (14.21%) Windows Server
3 111 (11.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 86 (8.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (4.25%) Linux
6 31 (3.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (2.59%) Android
7 25 (2.59%) Unix
8 22 (2.28%) Windows 7
9 12 (1.24%) Apple iOS
10 10 (1.04%) HPUX
11 8 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.83%) Windows Phone
11 8 (0.83%) Windows Phone 8
12 4 (0.41%) CentOS
12 4 (0.41%) MVS
12 4 (0.41%) Solaris
12 4 (0.41%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.41%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (29.56%) Business Intelligence
2 229 (23.76%) ETL
3 196 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
4 153 (15.87%) MVC
5 104 (10.79%) TDD
6 90 (9.34%) Migration
7 85 (8.82%) Scrum
8 74 (7.68%) Data Modelling
9 69 (7.16%) CRM
10 61 (6.33%) Kimball Methodology
11 59 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
12 50 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
13 48 (4.98%) Unit Testing
14 44 (4.56%) OO
15 39 (4.05%) BDD
16 38 (3.94%) Data Migration
16 38 (3.94%) ETL Development
16 38 (3.94%) ITIL
16 38 (3.94%) Web Development
17 36 (3.73%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 634 (65.77%) SQL
2 324 (33.61%) C#
3 311 (32.26%) T-SQL
4 157 (16.29%) JavaScript
5 90 (9.34%) PowerShell
6 47 (4.88%) VB.NET
7 30 (3.11%) VB
8 26 (2.70%) PL/SQL
9 25 (2.59%) Java
10 17 (1.76%) C++
11 12 (1.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 12 (1.24%) Python
11 12 (1.24%) VBScript
12 8 (0.83%) PHP
12 8 (0.83%) VBA
13 7 (0.73%) C
14 6 (0.62%) R
14 6 (0.62%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.62%) TypeScript
15 5 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 76 (7.88%) Security Cleared
2 52 (5.39%) SC Cleared
3 41 (4.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (3.11%) Degree
5 26 (2.70%) MCSE
6 14 (1.45%) MCSA
7 9 (0.93%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.83%) MCITP
9 6 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.62%) MCP
9 6 (0.62%) MCSD
9 6 (0.62%) MCTS
10 5 (0.52%) CCNA
11 4 (0.41%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.41%) PMP
12 3 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.21%) MCDBA
13 2 (0.21%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.32%) QA
2 14 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.24%) SLA
4 5 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 93 (9.65%) Active Directory
2 53 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (2.59%) Hyper-V
4 19 (1.97%) vSphere
5 18 (1.87%) XenApp
6 15 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.93%) XenDesktop
8 8 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (0.83%) XenServer
9 7 (0.73%) Docker
10 6 (0.62%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.31%) UAG
14 1 (0.10%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.10%) Shibboleth
14 1 (0.10%) Squid
14 1 (0.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (3.42%) SCCM
2 15 (1.56%) NetBackup
2 15 (1.56%) WSUS
3 12 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (1.14%) AirWatch
4 11 (1.14%) Puppet
5 10 (1.04%) Failover Clustering
6 9 (0.93%) Nagios
6 9 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (0.83%) SCOM
8 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (0.41%) CA Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.41%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.31%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.21%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 2 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 2 (0.21%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 475 (49.27%) Microsoft
2 74 (7.68%) VMware
3 63 (6.54%) Oracle
4 31 (3.22%) HP
5 26 (2.70%) Citrix
6 25 (2.59%) Tableau
7 24 (2.49%) Cognos
8 22 (2.28%) Cisco
8 22 (2.28%) Sitecore
9 17 (1.76%) SAP
9 17 (1.76%) Symantec
10 14 (1.45%) Sun
11 11 (1.14%) MobileIron
12 9 (0.93%) IFS
13 8 (0.83%) Dell
13 8 (0.83%) Red Hat
13 8 (0.83%) RedGate
14 7 (0.73%) NetApp
14 7 (0.73%) SolarWinds
14 7 (0.73%) Xamarin
Liverpool, Merseyside
The Change Partners Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Noir Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coded People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Herefordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Rate: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £230 - £270 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Alfreton, Derbyshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £140 - £150 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago