The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 93 82
Rank change year-on-year -7 -11  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 5 20 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.28% 1.02% 1.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.31% 4.78% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 28
Median daily rate £379 £350 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.21% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £445 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year - +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hampshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 382 418 439
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 21.25% 21.28% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 287 292
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £487 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.02% +129.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £22.50
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 Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Hampshire

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire 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
Andover +9 2 £348 -0.71%
Southampton +4 2 £425 +6.25% 1
Basingstoke -12 1 £388 +19.23%
SQL Server 2012
South East

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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (64.71%) .NET
3 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 17 (50.00%) SQL
5 16 (47.06%) Windows
5 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (44.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (41.18%) VMware
8 13 (38.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (38.24%) DevOps
9 12 (35.29%) vSphere
9 12 (35.29%) Windows Server
9 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
9 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
9 12 (35.29%) C#
10 11 (32.35%) IIS
11 10 (29.41%) Oracle
11 10 (29.41%) Linux
11 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
11 10 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (29.41%) Selenium
11 10 (29.41%) SpecFlow
11 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
11 10 (29.41%) Oracle Database
12 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2016
12 9 (26.47%) .NET Framework
12 9 (26.47%) XML
12 9 (26.47%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 11 (32.35%) IIS
2 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
3 5 (14.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (8.82%) CMS
4 3 (8.82%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) PuTTY
1 8 (23.53%) WinSCP
2 4 (11.76%) LDAP
3 2 (5.88%) DNS
3 2 (5.88%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (44.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (29.41%) Oracle Database
3 10 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2016
5 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
6 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (17.65%) NoSQL
7 6 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (5.88%) MS Access
9 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (2.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 10 (29.41%) Selenium
2 10 (29.41%) SpecFlow
3 8 (23.53%) HP UFT
3 8 (23.53%) Oracle APEX
3 8 (23.53%) TeamCity
4 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
5 4 (11.76%) Ant
5 4 (11.76%) Eclipse
5 4 (11.76%) LoadRunner
5 4 (11.76%) SoapUI
5 4 (11.76%) TestNG
5 4 (11.76%) Toad
6 2 (5.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.88%) Hudson
6 2 (5.88%) MSI
6 2 (5.88%) NUnit
6 2 (5.88%) WiX
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Developer
2 5 (14.71%) DBA
3 4 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Tester
4 3 (8.82%) Automation Tester
4 3 (8.82%) Sitecore Developer
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Access Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Access VBA Developer
5 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (5.88%) SQL BI Developer
5 2 (5.88%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.88%) SSRS Developer
5 2 (5.88%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (64.71%) .NET
2 9 (26.47%) .NET Framework
2 9 (26.47%) XML
3 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 7 (20.59%) WCF
5 6 (17.65%) Entity Framework
5 6 (17.65%) Web Services
6 5 (14.71%) CSS
6 5 (14.71%) HTML
6 5 (14.71%) REST
7 4 (11.76%) HTML5
7 4 (11.76%) LINQ
7 4 (11.76%) LINQ to SQL
7 4 (11.76%) NLog
7 4 (11.76%) SOAP
7 4 (11.76%) StructureMap
8 3 (8.82%) jQuery
9 2 (5.88%) Ajax
9 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) PKI
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (35.29%) Windows Server
4 10 (29.41%) Linux
5 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (11.76%) Unix
8 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (38.24%) DevOps
4 8 (23.53%) BDD
4 8 (23.53%) Integration Testing
4 8 (23.53%) Scrum
4 8 (23.53%) System Integration Testing
4 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
5 7 (20.59%) ITIL
6 6 (17.65%) Data Protection
6 6 (17.65%) Defect Tracking
6 6 (17.65%) Exploratory Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Regression Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 5 (14.71%) ITIL V3
7 5 (14.71%) Migration
8 4 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (11.76%) MVC
8 4 (11.76%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (35.29%) C#
3 8 (23.53%) F#
4 4 (11.76%) Java
4 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.82%) VB
5 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.88%) TypeScript
6 2 (5.88%) VBA
7 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) ISEB
2 4 (11.76%) ISEB Practitioner
2 4 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.94%) MCITP
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) vSphere
2 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 6 (17.65%) Terminal Services
4 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.94%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) vRealize
2 5 (14.71%) SCDPM
3 2 (5.88%) SCCM
4 1 (2.94%) PowerCLI
4 1 (2.94%) WMI
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 14 (41.18%) VMware
3 10 (29.41%) Oracle
3 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
4 8 (23.53%) HP
5 4 (11.76%) Citrix
6 3 (8.82%) Sitecore
7 2 (5.88%) Altiris
7 2 (5.88%) DevExpress
7 2 (5.88%) McAfee
8 1 (2.94%) Cisco