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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 39 48 51
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 42 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.36% 0.94% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.21% 3.18% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 2 2
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£300 £333 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.13 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+29.61% -7.14%
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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 Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
244 157 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 31.16% 29.57% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 100 48
Average daily rate £331 £333 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.37% +6.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 3
Average hourly rate £21.80 £13.60 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.29% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £11.15 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £22.50 £19.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +11 30 £300 -9.77% 8
North Wales - - - - 1
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SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 66 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (65.15%) SQL
4 38 (57.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 33 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 28 (42.42%) SC Cleared
7 27 (40.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (30.30%) Windows
10 19 (28.79%) ETL
11 18 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
12 17 (25.76%) T-SQL
12 17 (25.76%) Oracle
13 16 (24.24%) C#
13 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
14 15 (22.73%) Mainframe
14 15 (22.73%) .NET
14 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET
14 15 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (22.73%) Change Data Capture
15 14 (21.21%) MVC
15 14 (21.21%) .NET Framework
16 13 (19.70%) Visual Studio
16 13 (19.70%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (19.70%) Open Source
17 12 (18.18%) Red Gate
18 10 (15.15%) Data Modelling
18 10 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
19 9 (13.64%) MySQL

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (9.09%) JBoss
1 6 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.52%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (57.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (40.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (13.64%) MySQL
7 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (12.12%) MongoDB
9 7 (10.61%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (10.61%) Relational Database
9 7 (10.61%) RDBMS
10 6 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
10 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database
11 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
11 3 (4.55%) Star Schema
12 2 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (19.70%) Visual Studio
1 13 (19.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (10.61%) Selenium
3 6 (9.09%) JMeter
3 6 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 5 (7.58%) Gradle
4 5 (7.58%) Artifactory
4 5 (7.58%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.58%) Subversion
4 5 (7.58%) JIRA
4 5 (7.58%) ReSharper
4 5 (7.58%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.52%) TestNG
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.52%) Banking
2 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) Developer
1 19 (28.79%) DBA
2 14 (21.21%) SQL DBA
3 8 (12.12%) Database Specialist
4 7 (10.61%) .NET Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Administrator
5 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (7.58%) ETL Specialist
7 4 (6.06%) SAP Basis Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Data Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Software Tester
9 2 (3.03%) Tester
9 2 (3.03%) Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 1 (1.52%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) .NET
1 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET
1 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
2 14 (21.21%) .NET Framework
3 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 7 (10.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 7 (10.61%) REST
4 7 (10.61%) WCF
4 7 (10.61%) SOAP
4 7 (10.61%) Web Services
4 7 (10.61%) XML
5 6 (9.09%) CSS
5 6 (9.09%) HTML
5 6 (9.09%) jQuery
5 6 (9.09%) RESTful
5 6 (9.09%) Spring
5 6 (9.09%) Java SE
5 6 (9.09%) CSS3
5 6 (9.09%) HTML5
5 6 (9.09%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) Mainframe
2 13 (19.70%) Open Source
3 8 (12.12%) Replication
4 1 (1.52%) Clustering
4 1 (1.52%) iSeries
4 1 (1.52%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.30%) Windows
2 8 (12.12%) UNIX
3 7 (10.61%) CentOS
3 7 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (28.79%) ETL
3 15 (22.73%) Change Data Capture
4 14 (21.21%) MVC
5 10 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (15.15%) Data Modelling
6 9 (13.64%) Scrum
7 8 (12.12%) BDD
7 8 (12.12%) Database Tuning
8 7 (10.61%) Unit Testing
8 7 (10.61%) TDD
9 6 (9.09%) SOA
9 6 (9.09%) Change Control
10 3 (4.55%) Data Governance
10 3 (4.55%) Data Architecture
11 2 (3.03%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.03%) Coaching
12 1 (1.52%) Performance Tuning
12 1 (1.52%) Kimball Methodology
12 1 (1.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 43 (65.15%) SQL
2 17 (25.76%) T-SQL
3 16 (24.24%) C#
4 7 (10.61%) Java
5 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (42.42%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.12%) MCDBA
3 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (12.12%) MCITP
4 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) vCloud
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Oracle
2 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 12 (18.18%) Red Gate
4 6 (9.09%) Cognos
5 4 (6.06%) SAP
6 3 (4.55%) VMware
7 2 (3.03%) IBM
8 1 (1.52%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.52%) Informatica
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