Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 39 39
Rank change year-on-year -10 0 +20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 7 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.59% 4.71% 3.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.69% 17.52% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 11
Kent median daily rate £400 £345 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -22.47% +27.14%
10th Percentile £253 £331 £365
90th Percentile £430 £350 £469
South East median daily rate £375 £345 £400
% change year-on-year +8.70% -13.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £44.50 - £45.00

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 91 137 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 20.73% 26.86% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 113 78
Kent median daily rate £418 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.29% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £306 £263 £289
90th Percentile £575 £385 £629
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 £62.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.55% - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year +27.27% -12.00% +30.21%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +2 3 £400 +14.29% 2
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £338 -
Chatham - 1 £400 -
SQL Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 5 (71.43%) Advertising
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (57.14%) SSDT
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) ETL
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (28.57%) Database Security
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Clustering
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
6 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 1 (14.29%) SAP
6 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (14.29%) ERP
6 1 (14.29%) Windows XP

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 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Sage 200
1 1 (14.29%) Sage BI
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) 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
3 4 (57.14%) SSDT
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (14.29%) OLAP
6 1 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (71.43%) Advertising
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Developer
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Database Developer
3 2 (28.57%) DBA
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Database Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Sage 200 Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Sage Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
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%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Database Security
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
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 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Sage
2 1 (14.29%) SAP