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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
South East / Kent
Rank 47 45 38
Rank change year-on-year -2 -7  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 1 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.35% 2.20% 0.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.45% 7.81% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Median daily rate £345 £350 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.42% -14.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -4.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year -36.47% +73.46%  

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 69 128 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 23.96% 28.13% 30.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 96 33
Median daily rate £338 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £589 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

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 24 March 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 £345 -
SQL Server 2012
South East

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) ReSharper
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) LINQ
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (25.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (25.00%) OWASP
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) MVVM
4 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database

SQL Server 2012
Top Related 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 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) Power BI
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (25.00%) LINQ
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) ETL Development
3 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (25.00%) OWASP
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore