Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for SQL Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 6 months to 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 60 55
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 6 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.09% 0.59% 0.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.84% 3.10% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 3
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £315 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -16.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £363 £315 £159
90th Percentile £451 £315 £383
East of England median daily rate £375 £368 £340
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.09% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £42.50

SQL Server 2012 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 124 129 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 22.50% 18.91% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 76 65
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £431 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +11.29% +3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £330 £245
90th Percentile £600 £624 £588
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £26.90 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -2.18% -23.61% +14.29%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing SQL Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in Bedfordshire

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Bedfordshire

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Bedfordshire

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 12 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 4 £375 - 5
Dunstable - 3 £375 -
SQL Server 2012
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (33.33%) Inmon Methodology
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) ETL Development
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Optimisation
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) VMware

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
1 4 (66.67%) SQL DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft BI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) ETL Development
1 2 (33.33%) Inmon Methodology
1 2 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) VMware