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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 67 50 64
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 3 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.47% 2.89% 0.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.71% 9.69% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 5
Average daily rate £363 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £340 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £502 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-22.33% -32.23%
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
175 227 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.17% 29.79% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 153 93
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 2
Average hourly rate £19.63 £26.70 £28.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.49% -7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £20.46 £27.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.02 £32.94 £29.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

SQL Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend 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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -27 3 £363 -9.37% 4
SQL Server 2012
UK

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 9 (60.00%) WCF
3 9 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 9 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 9 (60.00%) C#
3 9 (60.00%) .NET
3 9 (60.00%) MVC
3 9 (60.00%) Scrum
3 9 (60.00%) TDD
4 8 (53.33%) Ajax
4 8 (53.33%) REST
4 8 (53.33%) SpecFlow
4 8 (53.33%) Selenium
4 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (53.33%) jQuery
4 8 (53.33%) BDD
5 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
5 7 (46.67%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (46.67%) SOA
6 6 (40.00%) SQL
6 6 (40.00%) Back Office
6 6 (40.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (46.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (53.33%) Selenium
2 8 (53.33%) SpecFlow
2 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (40.00%) Back Office
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) .NET Developer
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
1 9 (60.00%) .NET Framework
1 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 9 (60.00%) Entity Framework
1 9 (60.00%) WCF
2 8 (53.33%) Ajax
2 8 (53.33%) jQuery
2 8 (53.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) MVC
1 9 (60.00%) Scrum
1 9 (60.00%) TDD
1 9 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 8 (53.33%) BDD
3 7 (46.67%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Sage
1 1 (6.67%) Veeam
1 1 (6.67%) VMware