Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 22 July 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 81 85
Rank change year-on-year -14 +4 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 15 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.87% 1.31% 1.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.75% 6.72% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 17
Bristol median daily rate £372 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +6.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £306 £306 £275
90th Percentile £470 £438 £454
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £339
% change year-on-year - +3.32% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £49.00 -
% change year-on-year -3.06% - -

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 Bristol with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 316 357 436
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 18.32% 19.49% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 261 344
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £286 £270 £263
90th Percentile £525 £500 £475
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Bristol median hourly rate £12.75 £34.25 £135.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.77% -74.63% +718.18%
10th Percentile £10.50 £28.73 £101.50
90th Percentile £43.13 £41.18 £172.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +21.21% +46.67% -31.82%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in Bristol

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Bristol

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Bristol over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2012 in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (86.67%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) .NET
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (40.00%) MVC
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 5 (33.33%) C#
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (20.00%) WCF
8 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) Web Services
8 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (13.33%) Exploratory Testing
9 2 (13.33%) vRealize

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) PuTTY
1 2 (13.33%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (13.33%) Ant
3 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
3 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium
3 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
3 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
3 2 (13.33%) TestNG
3 2 (13.33%) Toad
4 1 (6.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) MSI
4 1 (6.67%) WiX
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 5 (33.33%) DBA
2 5 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
4 2 (13.33%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Database Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (6.67%) SSAS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (20.00%) WCF
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) Ajax
5 1 (6.67%) Breeze.js
5 1 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (6.67%) Durandal
5 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (6.67%) Express
5 1 (6.67%) HTML
5 1 (6.67%) Kendo UI
5 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (6.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) API Testing
3 2 (13.33%) BDD
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (13.33%) F#
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
4 1 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) DBS Check
3 2 (13.33%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) DevExpress