Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 35 55
Rank change year-on-year -2 +20 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 26 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.96% 2.82% 1.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.22% 11.48% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 3
Kent median daily rate £345 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.33% +50.25% -25.13%
10th Percentile £331 £400 £240
90th Percentile £350 £475 £410
South East median daily rate £349 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.81% +14.29% +2.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +136.84% -59.36%

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 Kent with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 151 122 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 28.82% 24.55% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 81 116
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% +4.65%
10th Percentile £278 £275 £203
90th Percentile £420 £525 £488
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Kent median hourly rate - - £30.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £28.00
% change year-on-year +48.15% +2.46% +12.00%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in Kent

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Kent

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 20 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
Maidstone - 15 £350 -
West Malling - 5 £340 -
Canterbury - 1 £350 -
SQL Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 Kent region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (92.31%) .NET
3 23 (88.46%) C#
3 23 (88.46%) MVC
3 23 (88.46%) TDD
4 22 (84.62%) .NET Framework
4 22 (84.62%) HTML
4 22 (84.62%) CSS
4 22 (84.62%) Web Services
4 22 (84.62%) E-Commerce
4 22 (84.62%) OWASP
4 22 (84.62%) Software Architecture
4 22 (84.62%) MVVM
4 22 (84.62%) Backbone.js
4 22 (84.62%) KnockoutJS
4 22 (84.62%) AngularJS
4 22 (84.62%) ASP.NET Web API
4 22 (84.62%) Prototyping
5 14 (53.85%) Windows Server
5 14 (53.85%) Sitecore
5 14 (53.85%) Windows
6 13 (50.00%) IIS
6 13 (50.00%) ReSharper
6 13 (50.00%) CMS
6 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 13 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 13 (50.00%) LINQ
7 9 (34.62%) VB.NET
8 4 (15.38%) Oracle
9 3 (11.54%) Migration

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 13 (50.00%) CMS
1 13 (50.00%) IIS
1 13 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.85%) Power BI
3 1 (3.85%) QlikView
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 13 (50.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 22 (84.62%) .NET Developer
2 22 (84.62%) C# .NET Developer
2 22 (84.62%) C# Developer
3 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (3.85%) DBA
3 1 (3.85%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (3.85%) SQL DBA
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (92.31%) .NET
2 22 (84.62%) .NET Framework
2 22 (84.62%) AngularJS
2 22 (84.62%) ASP.NET Web API
2 22 (84.62%) Backbone.js
2 22 (84.62%) CSS
2 22 (84.62%) HTML
2 22 (84.62%) KnockoutJS
2 22 (84.62%) Web Services
3 13 (50.00%) LINQ
4 3 (11.54%) RESTful
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
1 14 (53.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) MVC
1 23 (88.46%) TDD
2 22 (84.62%) E-Commerce
2 22 (84.62%) MVVM
2 22 (84.62%) OWASP
2 22 (84.62%) Prototyping
2 22 (84.62%) Software Architecture
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.85%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) C#
2 9 (34.62%) VB.NET
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Sitecore
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Anite
4 1 (3.85%) Orchard