Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 60 59
Rank change year-on-year +13 -1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 7 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.51% 1.10% 2.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.86% 5.45% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 13
Kent median daily rate £400 £340 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -21.84% +26.55%
10th Percentile £290 £340 £363
90th Percentile £445 £366 £465
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £384
% change year-on-year - -2.28% +9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £44.50 £30.50 -
% change year-on-year +45.90% - -

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 71 110 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 15.33% 20.11% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 79 150
Kent median daily rate £410 £338 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.48% -13.46% +15.56%
10th Percentile £337 £201 £259
90th Percentile £538 £423 £675
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +6.06% +5.77% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Kent median hourly rate - £62.00 -
South East median hourly rate £40.50 £19.33 £36.75
% change year-on-year +109.52% -47.40% +47.00%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Kent over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 July 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
Maidstone - 4 £400 - 1
Chatham - 1 £400 -
Dartford - 1 £450 -
SQL Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 Kent region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Advertising
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (71.43%) SSDT
4 4 (57.14%) C#
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (42.86%) ETL
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (42.86%) DevOps
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) Database Security
6 2 (28.57%) Clustering
7 1 (14.29%) Service Management
7 1 (14.29%) MVC
7 1 (14.29%) Migration
7 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 1 (14.29%) Citrix
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003

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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Skype
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (71.43%) SSDT
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (71.43%) Advertising
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Database Developer
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Database Developer
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Developer
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (28.57%) DBA
3 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) CSS3
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
1 3 (42.86%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Database Security
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) DevExpress
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Xamarin