The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 26 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
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 110 104
Rank change year-on-year -11 -6  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 14 20 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.60% 0.80% 1.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.13% 3.80% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 30
Median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £245 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £553 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year - +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £137.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -70.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +31.94% +5.88%  

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 the East of England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 447 526 737
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.21% 21.05% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 309 415
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 22
Median hourly rate £17.50 £34.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.27% +46.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £26.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £40.00 £45.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in the East of England

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the East of England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2012 in the East of England

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in the East of England

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 26 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
Hertfordshire +2 7 £360 -15.29% 3
Cambridgeshire -3 4 £400 +63.26% 2
Essex -18 3 £400 +18.51%
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East of England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (84.62%) SQL
3 18 (46.15%) T-SQL
3 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 16 (41.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (38.46%) Windows Server
5 15 (38.46%) .NET
5 15 (38.46%) Windows
6 13 (33.33%) C#
7 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
7 10 (25.64%) MVC
7 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (23.08%) Migration
8 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (23.08%) ITIL
9 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
10 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (17.95%) VMware
10 7 (17.95%) Finance
10 7 (17.95%) CSS
10 7 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (17.95%) HTML
11 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
11 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
11 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (12.82%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (12.82%) IIS
2 4 (10.26%) JBoss
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.56%) CMS
4 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) GitHub
3 1 (2.56%) IaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) SAN
2 1 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (41.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (10.26%) DTS
9 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (5.13%) OLAP
10 2 (5.13%) OLTP
10 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
10 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (5.13%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (5.13%) QlikView
11 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.56%) MorphX
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) DBA
2 9 (23.08%) SQL DBA
3 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Developer
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (7.69%) Access Developer
4 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.13%) Environment Manager
5 2 (5.13%) ETL Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (5.13%) SSIS Developer
5 2 (5.13%) SSRS Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) .NET
2 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
2 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (17.95%) CSS
3 7 (17.95%) HTML
4 6 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 6 (15.38%) jQuery
5 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (10.26%) Java EE
5 4 (10.26%) WCF
5 4 (10.26%) XML
5 4 (10.26%) XSLT
6 3 (7.69%) Classic ASP
6 3 (7.69%) CSS3
6 3 (7.69%) HTML5
6 3 (7.69%) JSON
6 3 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (7.69%) WPF
6 3 (7.69%) XHTML
7 2 (5.13%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Clustering
2 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) AS400
4 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Windows
1 15 (38.46%) Windows Server
2 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) MVC
2 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.08%) ITIL
2 9 (23.08%) Migration
3 6 (15.38%) Defect Management
4 5 (12.82%) Data Analysis
4 5 (12.82%) Data Protection
4 5 (12.82%) ETL
4 5 (12.82%) High Availability
4 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
5 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.26%) Data Integration
5 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Web Development
7 2 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) Scrum
7 2 (5.13%) TDD
7 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (84.62%) SQL
2 18 (46.15%) T-SQL
3 13 (33.33%) C#
4 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
5 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.26%) Java
7 3 (7.69%) VBScript
8 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (10.26%) MCSE
3 2 (5.13%) MCDBA
3 2 (5.13%) MCSA
3 2 (5.13%) OCP
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) GDPR
2 3 (7.69%) Data Quality
3 2 (5.13%) IFRS
3 2 (5.13%) IFRS 9
4 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Data Guard
1 2 (5.13%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.56%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) VMware
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix
4 2 (5.13%) Nintex
5 1 (2.56%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.56%) SAP
5 1 (2.56%) Temenos
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