Period
to 24 February 2020

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 24 February 2020 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
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 133 168 142
Rank change year-on-year +35 -26 -23
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 17 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.55% 0.22% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.78% 1.24% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 13
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £369 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.03% -7.81% -7.25%
10th Percentile £350 £220 £265
90th Percentile £513 £444 £588
South East median daily rate £425 £393 £345
% change year-on-year +8.28% +13.77% -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £72.00 £28.25 -
% change year-on-year +154.87% - -

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 611 728 759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.92% 17.49% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 475 454
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £470 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.26% +7.43% +2.94%
10th Percentile £312 £312 £300
90th Percentile £600 £595 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 10
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £22.65 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.53% -49.67% +373.68%
10th Percentile £18.25 £17.48 £14.20
90th Percentile £82.50 £47.50 £50.50
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £41.13 £45.00
% change year-on-year -27.05% -8.61% +164.71%

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 24 February 2020.

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 24 February 2020. 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 +9 12 £450 +20.00% 3
Maidenhead - 2 £350 -
Slough +5 1 £335 -23.43%
SQL Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, 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 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (82.35%) SQL Server 2016
3 13 (76.47%) SQL Server 2014
3 13 (76.47%) SQL
4 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
5 9 (52.94%) Oracle
5 9 (52.94%) Windows
5 9 (52.94%) High Availability
6 8 (47.06%) Memory Management
6 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
7 7 (41.18%) Linux
7 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (41.18%) Azure
7 7 (41.18%) AWS
7 7 (41.18%) IaaS
8 6 (35.29%) GCP
8 6 (35.29%) PaaS
8 6 (35.29%) R
8 6 (35.29%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (35.29%) Python
8 6 (35.29%) PHP
8 6 (35.29%) C#
8 6 (35.29%) .NET
8 6 (35.29%) Web Services
8 6 (35.29%) Clustering
8 6 (35.29%) Google
8 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
8 6 (35.29%) German Language
9 4 (23.53%) Italian Language

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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) AWS
1 7 (41.18%) Azure
1 7 (41.18%) IaaS
2 6 (35.29%) GCP
2 6 (35.29%) PaaS
3 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) Office 365
3 1 (5.88%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Intranet
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) Skype
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (82.35%) SQL Server 2016
3 13 (76.47%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.88%) Power BI
General
1 6 (35.29%) German Language
2 4 (23.53%) Italian Language
3 3 (17.65%) French Language
4 1 (5.88%) Automotive
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Finance
4 1 (5.88%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) DBA
3 3 (17.65%) SQL DBA
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Azure Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Backup Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Database Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) IT Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Support
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
1 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
1 6 (35.29%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) WF
3 1 (5.88%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) High Availability
2 8 (47.06%) Memory Management
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (17.65%) Time Management
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.76%) Document Management
4 2 (11.76%) Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) ETL
5 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) C#
3 6 (35.29%) PHP
3 6 (35.29%) Python
3 6 (35.29%) R
4 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.88%) PHP 7
6 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle
3 6 (35.29%) Google
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Okta
5 1 (5.88%) Tableau