Period
to 19 April 2018

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 April 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 111 158
Rank change year-on-year -38 +47 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 20 45 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.50% 1.16% 0.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.76% 7.17% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 32 14
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.93% -3.57%
10th Percentile £256 £253 £179
90th Percentile £588 £488 £481
South East median daily rate £369 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -4.84% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £45.00 -
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £30.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -26.23% +134.62% -67.50%

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 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 724 628 683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.97% 16.25% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 329 423
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +5.77%
10th Percentile £325 £287 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £529
South East median daily rate £438 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +6.71% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 34 39
Berkshire median hourly rate £50.00 £9.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +426.32% -24.00% -64.79%
10th Percentile £38.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £64.38 £44.88 £21.85
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £16.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +162.50% -39.62% -18.46%

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 April 2018.

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 April 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
Reading -13 8 £319 -16.56% 1
Bracknell - 7 £400 - 1
Slough -5 1 £425 +6.25%
SQL Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 12 (60.00%) SQL
5 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (30.00%) Validation
8 6 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (30.00%) .NET
8 6 (30.00%) Database Security
8 6 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (25.00%) Power BI
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
10 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 4 (20.00%) SOAP
10 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (20.00%) Migration
10 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 4 (20.00%) Big Data
10 4 (20.00%) Data Lake
10 4 (20.00%) Analytics
10 4 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (15.00%) Data Strategy
11 3 (15.00%) Collaborative Working
11 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Clustering

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 3 (15.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.00%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (5.00%) Data Lake Analytics
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (25.00%) Power BI
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (20.00%) Big Data
9 4 (20.00%) Data Lake
9 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (15.00%) Apache Hive
10 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
10 3 (15.00%) HBase
10 3 (15.00%) Impala
10 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (15.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Back Office
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) DBA
1 9 (45.00%) SQL DBA
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Field Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (10.00%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Cognos BI Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Cognos Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Tableau Developer
5 1 (5.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) SOAP
3 3 (15.00%) Kafka
3 3 (15.00%) RESTful
3 3 (15.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) MDX
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) WCF
4 1 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) XSD
4 1 (5.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Database Security
1 6 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
1 6 (30.00%) Validation
2 4 (20.00%) Analytics
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (15.00%) Data Strategy
3 3 (15.00%) High Availability
3 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (10.00%) ETL
4 2 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) C++
4 3 (15.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) Scala
4 3 (15.00%) VB
4 3 (15.00%) VBA
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (5.00%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Apache Flume
1 3 (15.00%) HDFS
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (15.00%) Oozie
2 1 (5.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Cloudera
1 3 (15.00%) Google
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.00%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (15.00%) Tableau
2 2 (10.00%) Talend
3 1 (5.00%) Cognos