The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 30 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.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 24 22
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 1.60% 0.63% 0.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.00% 2.44% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £343 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.78% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £350 £353
% change year-on-year -4.28% -0.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year -13.60% +89.39%  

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 Middlesex with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 25 41 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 20.00% 25.79% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 19
Median daily rate £350 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £48.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +49.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Legal
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (25.00%) Power BI
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) SSIS Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) SSRS Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Database Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft