The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Wales region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 60 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.83% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £340 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
135 104 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.75% 24.59% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 73 38
Average daily rate £363 £325 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £298 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £28.88 £17.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.85% +17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2012
UK

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
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 6 £340 -
North Wales - - - - 1
SQL Server 2012
UK

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) XSLT
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) DataStage
4 2 (33.33%) OLAP
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) Star Schema
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) MDX
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (33.33%) OLAP
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) Star Schema
4 2 (33.33%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) MDX
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) IBM