The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 117 115
Rank change year-on-year +39 -2  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 19 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.05% 0.37% 0.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.04% 2.68% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 20
Median daily rate £425 £281 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.51% -25.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £145 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £372 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £329 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -6.07% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -36.47% +157.57%  

SQL Server 2012 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 270 336 375
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 14.91% 13.65% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 218 216
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 6
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.63 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.29% -82.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in Berkshire

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Berkshire

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2012 in Berkshire

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Berkshire

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +26 10 £360 +148.27% 2
Slough - 4 £425 - 4
SQL Server 2012
South East

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (63.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (59.18%) SQL
3 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
4 26 (53.06%) ETL
5 24 (48.98%) Migration
6 20 (40.82%) CRM
7 19 (38.78%) Data Migration
8 17 (34.69%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (34.69%) ERP
9 16 (32.65%) Finance
10 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Azure
11 14 (28.57%) Multithreading
11 14 (28.57%) Relational Database
11 14 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
11 14 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
12 12 (24.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (24.49%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (24.49%) Windows
12 12 (24.49%) T-SQL
12 12 (24.49%) Complex ETL
12 12 (24.49%) PaaS
12 12 (24.49%) IaaS
13 11 (22.45%) SharePoint
13 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
14 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (18.37%) .NET
15 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 8 (16.33%) Data Protection
16 8 (16.33%) Power BI

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 11 (22.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.12%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.12%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.12%) NetSuite
3 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.04%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (24.49%) IaaS
2 12 (24.49%) PaaS
3 2 (4.08%) CallidusCloud
3 2 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Firewall
2 2 (4.08%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (4.08%) NetScaler
2 2 (4.08%) SAN
2 2 (4.08%) VLAN
3 1 (2.04%) Extranet
3 1 (2.04%) Intranet
3 1 (2.04%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (63.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 14 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 12 (24.49%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (24.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (16.33%) Power BI
7 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 5 (10.20%) MS Access
8 5 (10.20%) OLAP
8 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database
9 3 (6.12%) OLTP
10 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (2.04%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (2.04%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (2.04%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Moq
1 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (32.65%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Electronics
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Consultant
3 9 (18.37%) DBA
3 9 (18.37%) SQL Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Data Consultant
4 7 (14.29%) Data Migration Consultant
4 7 (14.29%) Migration Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Architect
5 5 (10.20%) SQL DBA
5 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Developer
5 5 (10.20%) SSIS Developer
6 4 (8.16%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.16%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.16%) ETL Developer
6 4 (8.16%) SQL BI Developer
6 4 (8.16%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (6.12%) Migration Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) .NET
2 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
3 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 3 (6.12%) Java EE
4 3 (6.12%) Velocity
4 3 (6.12%) Web Services
5 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (4.08%) HTML
5 2 (4.08%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (4.08%) MDX
6 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.04%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.04%) HTML5
6 1 (2.04%) jQuery
6 1 (2.04%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (2.04%) WCF
6 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Replication
2 2 (4.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) AS400
3 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.08%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Solaris
3 2 (4.08%) Unix
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Android
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) ETL
2 24 (48.98%) Migration
3 20 (40.82%) CRM
4 19 (38.78%) Data Migration
5 17 (34.69%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (34.69%) ERP
6 14 (28.57%) Multithreading
7 12 (24.49%) Complex ETL
8 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (16.33%) Data Protection
10 6 (12.24%) Validation
11 5 (10.20%) Campaign Management
11 5 (10.20%) Data Extraction
11 5 (10.20%) MVC
12 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
12 4 (8.16%) Defect Management
12 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (8.16%) Scrum
13 3 (6.12%) Data Modelling
13 3 (6.12%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 29 (59.18%) SQL
2 12 (24.49%) T-SQL
3 8 (16.33%) C#
4 3 (6.12%) Java
4 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.04%) Delphi
5 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.12%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (6.12%) MCITP
3 1 (2.04%) MCDBA
3 1 (2.04%) MCP
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) GDPR
2 2 (4.08%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) vSphere
3 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (4.08%) vMotion
2 1 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) VMware
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle
4 3 (6.12%) Callidus
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco
5 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.08%) EMC
5 2 (4.08%) Marketo
5 2 (4.08%) NetApp
5 2 (4.08%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.04%) Apple
6 1 (2.04%) Avaya
6 1 (2.04%) Dell
6 1 (2.04%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (2.04%) GENBAND
6 1 (2.04%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) SAP
6 1 (2.04%) Tableau
6 1 (2.04%) Temenos
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