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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 38 43 48
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 35 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.04% 0.98% 1.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.06% 4.27% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 6
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£285 £333 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £333 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £333 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +4.54%
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
218 117 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 31.41% 22.85% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 60 70
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £473 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.07 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.96% -4.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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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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 +8 31 £290 -12.78% 7
SQL Server 2012
UK

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 68 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (63.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (58.82%) SQL
4 32 (47.06%) ETL
5 28 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 25 (36.76%) Security Cleared
6 25 (36.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (35.29%) T-SQL
8 21 (30.88%) SC Cleared
9 17 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 16 (23.53%) C#
10 16 (23.53%) Mainframe
11 15 (22.06%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
11 15 (22.06%) .NET
11 15 (22.06%) ASP.NET
11 15 (22.06%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (22.06%) Change Data Capture
12 14 (20.59%) MVC
12 14 (20.59%) .NET Framework
13 13 (19.12%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (19.12%) Data Modelling
13 13 (19.12%) Visual Studio
13 13 (19.12%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (19.12%) Open Source
14 12 (17.65%) Data Migration
14 12 (17.65%) Migration
15 10 (14.71%) Scrum

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (8.82%) JBoss
1 6 (8.82%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.88%) Lync
3 1 (1.47%) IIS
3 1 (1.47%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (63.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (36.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (19.12%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (10.29%) MongoDB
7 7 (10.29%) Relational Database
7 7 (10.29%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (10.29%) RDBMS
8 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (8.82%) Oracle9i Database
8 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.94%) Star Schema
9 2 (2.94%) MySQL
9 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Visual Studio
1 13 (19.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (10.29%) Selenium
3 6 (8.82%) JMeter
3 6 (8.82%) SoapUI
4 5 (7.35%) Gradle
4 5 (7.35%) Artifactory
4 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.35%) JIRA
4 5 (7.35%) ReSharper
4 5 (7.35%) Subversion
4 5 (7.35%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.47%) TestNG
General
1 6 (8.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Banking
2 1 (1.47%) Retail
2 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) Developer
2 10 (14.71%) DBA
3 9 (13.24%) Database Specialist
4 8 (11.76%) SQL Developer
5 7 (10.29%) .NET Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (7.35%) ETL Specialist
7 5 (7.35%) SQL DBA
8 4 (5.88%) Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) Administrator
8 4 (5.88%) SAP Basis Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) Data Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Lead Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Software Tester
10 2 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Developer Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Tester
11 1 (1.47%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.06%) .NET
1 15 (22.06%) ASP.NET
1 15 (22.06%) ASP.NET MVC
2 14 (20.59%) .NET Framework
3 8 (11.76%) SOAP
3 8 (11.76%) XML
3 8 (11.76%) WCF
3 8 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 7 (10.29%) REST
4 7 (10.29%) Web Services
5 6 (8.82%) HTML
5 6 (8.82%) CSS
5 6 (8.82%) Spring
5 6 (8.82%) Spring MVC
5 6 (8.82%) Java SE
5 6 (8.82%) jQuery
5 6 (8.82%) CSS3
5 6 (8.82%) HTML5
5 6 (8.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.53%) Mainframe
2 13 (19.12%) Open Source
3 8 (11.76%) Replication
4 2 (2.94%) Clustering
5 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) iSeries
5 1 (1.47%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Windows
2 8 (11.76%) UNIX
3 7 (10.29%) CentOS
3 7 (10.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.06%) ETL
2 24 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (22.06%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (22.06%) Change Data Capture
4 14 (20.59%) MVC
5 13 (19.12%) Data Modelling
6 12 (17.65%) Data Migration
6 12 (17.65%) Migration
7 10 (14.71%) Scrum
8 8 (11.76%) BDD
8 8 (11.76%) Database Tuning
9 7 (10.29%) Unit Testing
9 7 (10.29%) TDD
10 6 (8.82%) SOA
10 6 (8.82%) Change Control
11 4 (5.88%) CRM
12 2 (2.94%) Mentoring
12 2 (2.94%) Coaching
13 1 (1.47%) Performance Tuning
13 1 (1.47%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 40 (58.82%) SQL
2 24 (35.29%) T-SQL
3 16 (23.53%) C#
4 7 (10.29%) Java
5 4 (5.88%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (36.76%) Security Cleared
2 21 (30.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.94%) MCDBA
3 2 (2.94%) MCITP
4 1 (1.47%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) vCloud
2 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.71%) Oracle
3 6 (8.82%) Cognos
4 4 (5.88%) SAP
5 3 (4.41%) VMware
6 2 (2.94%) IBM
6 2 (2.94%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.47%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.47%) Informatica
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