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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 48 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 35 30 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.87% 4.17% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.87% 16.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £398 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.49% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £66.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £21.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+70.29% -29.83%
SQL Server 2012
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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
272 186 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.09% 25.83% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 129 108
Average daily rate £325 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Average hourly rate £29.50 £21.80 £11.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.32% +95.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +1.63%

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 September 2015.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 September 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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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 -14 21 £485 +22.01%
Mid Wales - 5 £408 -
West Wales - 2 £250 -
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SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (61.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (59.65%) .NET
4 32 (56.14%) C#
5 31 (54.39%) Scrum
6 28 (49.12%) Security Cleared
7 27 (47.37%) SQL
8 25 (43.86%) Microsoft
8 25 (43.86%) MVC
9 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (40.35%) .NET Framework
10 21 (36.84%) SC Cleared
10 21 (36.84%) Visual Studio
11 20 (35.09%) Entity Framework
12 19 (33.33%) BDD
12 19 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (33.33%) jQuery
12 19 (33.33%) WCF
12 19 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (31.58%) SOA
14 17 (29.82%) TDD
14 17 (29.82%) Unit Testing
14 17 (29.82%) REST
15 16 (28.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 15 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 15 (26.32%) Selenium
16 15 (26.32%) Git (software)
16 15 (26.32%) SpecFlow
17 14 (24.56%) Ajax
18 13 (22.81%) Elasticsearch

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 13 (22.81%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (14.04%) ArcSDE
3 5 (8.77%) ArcGIS
3 5 (8.77%) FileNet
4 3 (5.26%) IIS
4 3 (5.26%) JBoss
4 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Sage 1000
2 1 (1.75%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) SAN
1 1 (1.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (61.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (28.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (10.53%) MySQL
6 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (36.84%) Visual Studio
2 19 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (26.32%) SpecFlow
3 15 (26.32%) Selenium
3 15 (26.32%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.77%) JIRA
5 3 (5.26%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.26%) Subversion
6 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.75%) JMeter
6 1 (1.75%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.75%) Gradle
6 1 (1.75%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (21.05%) Back Office
2 1 (1.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (82.46%) Developer
2 25 (43.86%) .NET Developer
3 13 (22.81%) SQL Developer
4 11 (19.30%) DBA
5 10 (17.54%) SQL DBA
6 5 (8.77%) Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) GIS Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 4 (7.02%) CRM Developer
7 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (7.02%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (5.26%) Data Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.26%) GIS Data Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Senior SQL Developer
8 3 (5.26%) GIS Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (59.65%) .NET
2 23 (40.35%) .NET Framework
3 20 (35.09%) Entity Framework
4 19 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 19 (33.33%) WCF
4 19 (33.33%) jQuery
5 17 (29.82%) REST
6 14 (24.56%) Ajax
7 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET
7 10 (17.54%) CSS
7 10 (17.54%) HTML
8 9 (15.79%) HTML5
9 6 (10.53%) Web Services
10 5 (8.77%) ArcObjects
10 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (8.77%) CSS3
10 5 (8.77%) JAX-RS
11 4 (7.02%) Silverlight
11 4 (7.02%) RESTful
11 4 (7.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) GIS
2 7 (12.28%) Mainframe
3 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (54.39%) Scrum
2 25 (43.86%) MVC
3 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (33.33%) BDD
5 18 (31.58%) SOA
6 17 (29.82%) TDD
6 17 (29.82%) Unit Testing
7 7 (12.28%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (12.28%) ETL
8 5 (8.77%) BPEL
9 4 (7.02%) CRM
10 3 (5.26%) Workflow
10 3 (5.26%) Migration
10 3 (5.26%) Data Analysis
10 3 (5.26%) BPMN
11 2 (3.51%) Data Migration
11 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.51%) Change Management
12 1 (1.75%) OO
12 1 (1.75%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 32 (56.14%) C#
2 27 (47.37%) SQL
3 9 (15.79%) T-SQL
4 5 (8.77%) VB.NET
4 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.26%) Java
6 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (49.12%) Security Cleared
2 21 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (12.28%) MCDBA
5 6 (10.53%) MCITP
6 4 (7.02%) Degree
6 4 (7.02%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.75%) MCSE
8 1 (1.75%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) vSphere
1 1 (1.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Nagios
1 1 (1.75%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (43.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.04%) ESRI
3 7 (12.28%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) Cognos
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco
4 1 (1.75%) Sage