Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 150 111
Rank change year-on-year -24 -39 +17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 35 47 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.68% 0.96% 1.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.55% 4.20% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 75
East of England median daily rate £375 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +0.74% -3.57%
10th Percentile £315 £206 £218
90th Percentile £600 £438 £450
England median daily rate £413 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +8.48% +1.40% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
East of England median hourly rate - £42.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% -
England median hourly rate £31.15 £45.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year -30.78% +62.16% -26.00%

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 987 1120 1271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.12% 22.98% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 691 716
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £287 £230 £225
90th Percentile £567 £538 £538
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 40 52
East of England median hourly rate £29.50 £36.82 £31.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.88% +15.93% +11.44%
10th Percentile £16.18 £15.70 £14.00
90th Percentile £40.38 £46.00 £47.43
England median hourly rate £31.75 £28.00 £27.89
% change year-on-year +13.39% +0.39% +13.84%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire -6 18 £538 +53.57% 4
Essex -14 8 £400 +77.78% 1
Bedfordshire -8 4 £315 -10.00%
Cambridgeshire -22 4 £375 +20.00% 2
Suffolk +11 1 £338 -20.59%
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (68.57%) SQL
3 14 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
5 12 (34.29%) .NET
5 12 (34.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (31.43%) Windows
6 11 (31.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (31.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
8 9 (25.71%) C#
8 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (20.00%) ETL
10 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 7 (20.00%) CSS
10 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
11 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (17.14%) HTML
11 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
11 6 (17.14%) Oracle
11 6 (17.14%) Citrix
11 6 (17.14%) MVC
11 6 (17.14%) Migration

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 3 (8.57%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.86%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Acrobat
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.86%) InDesign
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) PaintShop Pro
2 1 (2.86%) RoboHelp
2 1 (2.86%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.86%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.86%) GitHub
2 1 (2.86%) IaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Firewall
1 3 (8.57%) SAN
2 2 (5.71%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) NAS
3 1 (2.86%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (31.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (31.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (11.43%) Power BI
6 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
6 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
6 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (5.71%) MS Access
8 1 (2.86%) OLAP
8 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (2.86%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (2.86%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.86%) MorphX
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (14.29%) DBA
4 4 (11.43%) Agile Development Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Agile Scrum Master
4 4 (11.43%) Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Development Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Scrum Master
4 4 (11.43%) Software Development Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Software Manager
4 4 (11.43%) SQL DBA
5 3 (8.57%) Database Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Database Developer
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Architect
6 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (5.71%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (20.00%) CSS
3 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
3 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (17.14%) HTML
3 6 (17.14%) jQuery
4 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (11.43%) WCF
5 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.57%) MDX
6 2 (5.71%) REST
6 2 (5.71%) SAML
6 2 (5.71%) SOAP
6 2 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (5.71%) Web Services
7 1 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.86%) LESS
7 1 (2.86%) XML
7 1 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
1 3 (8.57%) Clustering
1 3 (8.57%) PKI
1 3 (8.57%) Smartcard
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Reinsurance
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.86%) Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) ETL
3 6 (17.14%) Migration
3 6 (17.14%) MVC
3 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (14.29%) CRM
5 4 (11.43%) High Availability
5 4 (11.43%) Scrum
5 4 (11.43%) Web Application Development
6 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Database Mirroring
6 3 (8.57%) ITIL
6 3 (8.57%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (8.57%) Server Hardening
6 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.71%) Change Management
7 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.71%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) SQL
2 14 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 9 (25.71%) C#
4 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
5 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 3 (8.57%) Java
7 2 (5.71%) VBA
8 1 (2.86%) C
8 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (2.86%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.86%) MCSA
4 1 (2.86%) MCSE
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
1 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.57%) XenApp
2 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.71%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.86%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Data Guard
1 3 (8.57%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) Citrix
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) 3PAR
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco
3 2 (5.71%) Cognos
3 2 (5.71%) IBM
3 2 (5.71%) JD Edwards
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe
4 1 (2.86%) Capita
4 1 (2.86%) NetApp
4 1 (2.86%) Nintex
4 1 (2.86%) RedGate