Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 20 August 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
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 100 73
Rank change year-on-year +7 -27 -15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 7 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.70% 0.69% 0.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.30% 2.60% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Essex median daily rate £438 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £351 £375 £263
90th Percentile £468 £475 £446
East of England median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Essex median hourly rate - - £40.00
East of England median hourly rate - - £41.25

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 Essex with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 212 231 243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 21.35% 26.49% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 149 128
Essex median daily rate £463 £450 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +47.30% -12.71%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £220
90th Percentile £595 £577 £475
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 37
Essex median hourly rate £33.45 £30.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% -12.86% -7.28%
10th Percentile £14.47 £25.85 £27.00
90th Percentile £53.34 £33.68 £45.85
East of England median hourly rate £24.00 £28.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -16.52% -17.86% +9.20%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in Essex

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Essex

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 20 August 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
Brentwood - 1 £450 -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
SQL Server 2012
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Office 365
3 4 (57.14%) NetScaler
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) 3PAR
3 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (57.14%) XenApp
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) MCSA
3 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) High Availability
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (28.57%) Data Management
5 2 (28.57%) Finance

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (14.29%) Power BI
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Project Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) IT Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (14.29%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) High Availability
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) MCSA
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) 3PAR
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
1 4 (57.14%) HP
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Tableau