Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 73 55
Rank change year-on-year -15 -18 +18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 8 7 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.01% 0.80% 2.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.32% 2.99% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 19
Essex median daily rate £400 £225 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.78% -35.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £336 £206 £237
90th Percentile £548 £335 £625
East of England median daily rate £375 £333 £338
% change year-on-year +12.78% -1.48% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Essex median hourly rate - - £38.75
East of England median hourly rate - £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year - +3.03% -

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 185 234 315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 23.24% 26.65% 26.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 150 171
Essex median daily rate £450 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -3.45% -14.71%
10th Percentile £310 £225 £240
90th Percentile £588 £491 £550
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 30
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £36.14 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.68% -0.99% +19.67%
10th Percentile £26.09 £29.10 £18.53
90th Percentile £43.00 £46.00 £44.05
East of England median hourly rate £29.50 £36.00 £31.76
% change year-on-year -18.06% +13.35% +11.44%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Essex over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 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
Colchester - 2 £400 -
Chelmsford +7 1 £338 +58.82%
SQL Server 2012
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Essex region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) High Availability
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) Clustering
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
7 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
7 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
7 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 1 (12.50%) Change Management
7 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (12.50%) Firewall

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 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) DBA
1 3 (37.50%) SQL DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum Master
3 1 (12.50%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Reinsurance
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) High Availability
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
2 2 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
3 1 (12.50%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Server Building
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
1 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
1 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
1 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco