Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 73 70
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 6 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.94% 0.99% 1.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.51% 3.49% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Essex median daily rate £338 £225 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -40.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £218 £206 £244
90th Percentile £551 £413 £530
East of England median daily rate £326 £340 £338
% change year-on-year -4.04% +0.74% -6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 - £42.50

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 133 229 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 20.94% 28.31% 26.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 151 155
Essex median daily rate £450 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% - -13.04%
10th Percentile £310 £250 £234
90th Percentile £588 £549 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 25
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +1.39%
10th Percentile £25.30 £18.80 £25.65
90th Percentile £43.38 £45.55 £62.50
East of England median hourly rate £38.75 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% +3.77%

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 17 February 2018.

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 17 February 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
Chelmsford +3 1 £338 +58.82%
Brentwood - 1 - -
SQL Server 2012
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (33.33%) SCCM
6 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (16.67%) .NET
6 1 (16.67%) C#
6 1 (16.67%) HTML
6 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
6 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (16.67%) LAN
6 1 (16.67%) VoIP
6 1 (16.67%) WAN
6 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
6 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (16.67%) VPN
6 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence

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 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) VSAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Scrum Master
2 1 (16.67%) Business Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Production DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum Master
2 1 (16.67%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Production DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Change Control
1 1 (16.67%) MVC
1 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (16.67%) Remediation Plan
1 1 (16.67%) Scrum
1 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix