Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 116 151
Rank change year-on-year -34 +35 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 21 48 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.52% 1.21% 0.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.60% 7.17% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 35 21
Berkshire median daily rate £575 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.29% +9.68% +6.90%
10th Percentile £306 £326 £313
90th Percentile £588 £583 £625
South East median daily rate £345 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -13.75% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £45.00 -
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +181.25% -65.78%

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 808 669 763
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.02% 16.87% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 384 458
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £292 £263
90th Percentile £588 £609 £525
South East median daily rate £419 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +4.69% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 33 45
Berkshire median hourly rate £43.25 £9.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +355.26% -24.00% -66.67%
10th Percentile £14.20 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £55.60 £35.14 £29.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £17.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +164.71% -35.85% -11.67%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -6 5 £463 +19.35%
Bracknell -4 3 £450 -1.37% 2
Slough -1 1 £310 -17.33%
SQL Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (52.38%) Analytics
3 11 (52.38%) SOAP
3 11 (52.38%) Data Lake
3 11 (52.38%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (47.62%) Data Strategy
4 10 (47.62%) HDFS
4 10 (47.62%) Impala
4 10 (47.62%) Apache Spark
4 10 (47.62%) Web Services
4 10 (47.62%) Java
4 10 (47.62%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (47.62%) Sqoop
4 10 (47.62%) Cloudera
4 10 (47.62%) Kafka
4 10 (47.62%) Apache Flume
4 10 (47.62%) Oozie
4 10 (47.62%) Apache Hive
4 10 (47.62%) HBase
4 10 (47.62%) Big Data
4 10 (47.62%) RESTful
4 10 (47.62%) Scala
4 10 (47.62%) Hadoop
4 10 (47.62%) Google
4 10 (47.62%) Google Analytics
5 8 (38.10%) SQL
6 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 10 (47.62%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.76%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (4.76%) Data Lake Analytics
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) DHCP
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) NAS
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.76%) VLAN
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (52.38%) Data Lake
4 10 (47.62%) Apache Hive
4 10 (47.62%) Big Data
4 10 (47.62%) Hadoop
4 10 (47.62%) HBase
4 10 (47.62%) Impala
4 10 (47.62%) Sqoop
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (9.52%) OLAP
9 2 (9.52%) Power BI
9 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (4.76%) DB2
10 1 (4.76%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) MSBuild
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Big Data Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) Data Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) Hadoop Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) DBA
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) SQL DBA
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (9.52%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# WCF Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SSAS Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (4.76%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) SOAP
2 10 (47.62%) Kafka
2 10 (47.62%) RESTful
2 10 (47.62%) Web Services
3 4 (19.05%) .NET
4 2 (9.52%) REST
4 2 (9.52%) WCF
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.76%) JSON
5 1 (4.76%) MDX
5 1 (4.76%) XML
5 1 (4.76%) XSD
5 1 (4.76%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Analytics
2 10 (47.62%) Data Strategy
3 4 (19.05%) ETL
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.52%) High Availability
5 2 (9.52%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (4.76%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (4.76%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (4.76%) Database Security
6 1 (4.76%) ETL Development
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Prototyping
6 1 (4.76%) Runbook
6 1 (4.76%) Software Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Java
1 10 (47.62%) Scala
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 4 (19.05%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.76%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Apache Flume
1 10 (47.62%) HDFS
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) Oozie
2 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Cloudera
1 10 (47.62%) Google
1 10 (47.62%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Tableau
3 2 (9.52%) Talend
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Apple
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Cognos
4 1 (4.76%) Dell
4 1 (4.76%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) MobileIron
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Polycom
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec