The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 55 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 9 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.25% 0.71% 0.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.25% 3.48% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
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£350 £340 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +23.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.25 -
SQL Server 2012
UK

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 Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
212 115 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.44% 20.35% 25.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 74 76
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £295 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.25 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.61% +224.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Wales

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Wales region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 3 March 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
South Wales +2 8 £350 +2.94% 7
West Wales - 1 £263 -
SQL Server 2012
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SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 58 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (70.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (63.79%) SQL
4 35 (60.34%) ETL
5 28 (48.28%) T-SQL
6 23 (39.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (37.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (32.76%) Security Cleared
10 18 (31.03%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (27.59%) SC Cleared
11 16 (27.59%) Mainframe
12 15 (25.86%) Data Modelling
12 15 (25.86%) Change Data Capture
13 13 (22.41%) Migration
13 13 (22.41%) SQL Server 2005
13 13 (22.41%) Data Migration
13 13 (22.41%) Open Source
14 12 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
15 11 (18.97%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (18.97%) Scrum
16 9 (15.52%) C#
17 8 (13.79%) .NET Framework
17 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
17 8 (13.79%) .NET
17 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
17 8 (13.79%) MVC
18 7 (12.07%) Replication
18 7 (12.07%) PostgreSQL

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 6 (10.34%) JBoss
1 6 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.90%) Lync
3 1 (1.72%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Office
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.45%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (70.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (39.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (37.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (31.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (22.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (12.07%) RDBMS
8 7 (12.07%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (12.07%) MongoDB
8 7 (12.07%) Relational Database
9 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database
9 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (10.34%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
11 1 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (1.72%) OLTP
11 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) JMeter
1 6 (10.34%) Selenium
1 6 (10.34%) SoapUI
2 5 (8.62%) Gradle
2 5 (8.62%) Artifactory
2 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.62%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.62%) Eclipse
2 5 (8.62%) Subversion
2 5 (8.62%) JIRA
2 5 (8.62%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.72%) Toad
3 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (1.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Developer
2 11 (18.97%) DBA
3 9 (15.52%) Database Specialist
3 9 (15.52%) SQL Developer
4 5 (8.62%) SQL DBA
4 5 (8.62%) ETL Specialist
4 5 (8.62%) Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) Administrator
5 4 (6.90%) Data Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.45%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (3.45%) Software Tester
7 2 (3.45%) Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Tester
8 1 (1.72%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.72%) C# Developer
8 1 (1.72%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) .NET
1 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
1 8 (13.79%) .NET Framework
1 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (12.07%) CSS
2 7 (12.07%) HTML
3 6 (10.34%) Java SE
3 6 (10.34%) Spring
3 6 (10.34%) Spring MVC
3 6 (10.34%) HTML5
3 6 (10.34%) jQuery
3 6 (10.34%) RESTful
3 6 (10.34%) CSS3
4 4 (6.90%) SAP Basis
5 3 (5.17%) XML
6 2 (3.45%) WCF
6 2 (3.45%) NHibernate
6 2 (3.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (1.72%) LINQ to SQL
7 1 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Mainframe
2 13 (22.41%) Open Source
3 7 (12.07%) Replication
4 6 (10.34%) Clustering
5 1 (1.72%) User Experience
5 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) UNIX
1 7 (12.07%) Windows
1 7 (12.07%) CentOS
1 7 (12.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (60.34%) ETL
2 21 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.86%) Data Modelling
3 15 (25.86%) Change Data Capture
4 13 (22.41%) Migration
4 13 (22.41%) Data Migration
5 11 (18.97%) Scrum
5 11 (18.97%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (13.79%) MVC
7 7 (12.07%) Database Tuning
8 6 (10.34%) SOA
9 4 (6.90%) CRM
10 2 (3.45%) Project Management
10 2 (3.45%) Change Control
10 2 (3.45%) BDD
10 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.72%) Coaching
11 1 (1.72%) Data Governance
11 1 (1.72%) Workflow
11 1 (1.72%) OO
Programming Languages
1 37 (63.79%) SQL
2 28 (48.28%) T-SQL
3 9 (15.52%) C#
4 6 (10.34%) Java
5 4 (6.90%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (32.76%) Security Cleared
2 16 (27.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) vCloud
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) SAP
4 3 (5.17%) VMware
5 2 (3.45%) Cognos
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