The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 3 months to 22 June 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 / Dorset
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 33 25
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.77% 0.40% 1.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.38% 2.33% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £225 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +6.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +31.94% +7.46%  

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 Dorset with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 42 43 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 32.31% 17.00% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 24
Median daily rate £356 £304 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.28% +0.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £438 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Median hourly rate £39.50 £12.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +229.16% -38.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.27 £26.75
% change year-on-year +21.52% +16.89%  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in Dorset

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Dorset

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +8 1 £225 -35.71%
SQL Server 2012
South West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Dorset region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) PHP 5
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) PHP 5
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle