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 3 months to 23 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 / Kent
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 31 38
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 4 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.57% 3.30% 2.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.89% 11.46% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
Median daily rate £340 £445 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.59% +29.45%  
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 £33.50
% change year-on-year +31.94% +7.46%  

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 Kent with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 45 96 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 17.65% 28.83% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 60 53
Median daily rate £338 £435 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.41% +28.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £700 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £62.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 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 3 months to 23 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
West Malling -1 4 £340 -9.93%
SQL Server 2012
South East

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

1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) CMS
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 5 (100.00%) LINQ
1 5 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 5 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 5 (100.00%) OWASP
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 5 (100.00%) MVVM
1 5 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 5 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Prototyping
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (40.00%) SQL

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 5 (100.00%) CMS
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) ReSharper
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 5 (100.00%) LINQ
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) MVVM
1 5 (100.00%) OWASP
1 5 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 5 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Sitecore