Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 134 144
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 30 37 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.74% 0.87% 0.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.66% 5.23% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 37
Berkshire median daily rate £575 £400 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.75% +16.79% -2.14%
10th Percentile £338 £342 £190
90th Percentile £588 £608 £526
South East median daily rate £348 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -13.13% +14.29% +0.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £45.00 -
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +136.84% -59.36%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 820 707 807
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.26% 16.61% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 384 467
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +7.74%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
90th Percentile £588 £589 £538
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 34 23
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £9.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.89% -41.54% -83.35%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £19.36 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £27.38 £28.06
% change year-on-year +55.25% -2.45% +18.16%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Reading +5 10 £450 +16.13%
Bracknell +2 3 £500 +9.59%
Slough +5 2 £355 -20.00%
Wokingham - 1 - -
SQL Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (63.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (56.67%) SQL
4 12 (40.00%) SOAP
4 12 (40.00%) Analytics
4 12 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (40.00%) Data Lake
5 11 (36.67%) Data Strategy
5 11 (36.67%) Apache Spark
5 11 (36.67%) Sqoop
5 11 (36.67%) Big Data
5 11 (36.67%) Oozie
5 11 (36.67%) HDFS
5 11 (36.67%) Impala
5 11 (36.67%) Apache Hive
5 11 (36.67%) HBase
5 11 (36.67%) Cloudera
5 11 (36.67%) Kafka
5 11 (36.67%) Apache Flume
5 11 (36.67%) Web Services
5 11 (36.67%) Java
5 11 (36.67%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (36.67%) RESTful
5 11 (36.67%) Scala
5 11 (36.67%) Hadoop
5 11 (36.67%) Google Analytics
5 11 (36.67%) Google
6 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (23.33%) Microsoft

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 (36.67%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (3.33%) FRx
1 1 (3.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) Google Analytics
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (3.33%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (3.33%) IaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Office 365
3 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) DHCP
1 3 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) NAS
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) VLAN
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (63.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (40.00%) Data Lake
4 11 (36.67%) Apache Hive
4 11 (36.67%) Big Data
4 11 (36.67%) Hadoop
4 11 (36.67%) HBase
4 11 (36.67%) Impala
4 11 (36.67%) Sqoop
5 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (13.33%) OLAP
10 4 (13.33%) Power BI
11 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (6.67%) OLAP Cube
13 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (3.33%) MSBuild
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Big Data Engineer
1 8 (26.67%) Data Engineer
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
1 8 (26.67%) Hadoop Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (10.00%) DBA
4 3 (10.00%) SQL BI Developer
4 3 (10.00%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (6.67%) SSIS Developer
5 2 (6.67%) SSRS Developer
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) CRM Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) SOAP
2 11 (36.67%) Kafka
2 11 (36.67%) RESTful
2 11 (36.67%) Web Services
3 6 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (10.00%) MDX
4 3 (10.00%) REST
4 3 (10.00%) WCF
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.33%) JSON
5 1 (3.33%) XML
5 1 (3.33%) XSD
5 1 (3.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) PKI
3 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Analytics
2 11 (36.67%) Data Strategy
3 7 (23.33%) ETL
4 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL
6 3 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
7 2 (6.67%) Data Extraction
7 2 (6.67%) Data Mapping
7 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.33%) Data Validation
8 1 (3.33%) Database Tuning
8 1 (3.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) Java
2 11 (36.67%) Scala
3 7 (23.33%) T-SQL
4 6 (20.00%) C#
5 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 2 (6.67%) VB
7 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.33%) U-SQL
7 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) VCP6
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Apache Flume
1 11 (36.67%) HDFS
2 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
4 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) Oozie
2 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Cloudera
1 11 (36.67%) Google
1 11 (36.67%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) Tableau
5 2 (6.67%) Talend
6 1 (3.33%) Apple
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) IBM
6 1 (3.33%) MobileIron
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle
6 1 (3.33%) Polycom
6 1 (3.33%) Symantec