The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 22 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 63 67
Rank change year-on-year +20 +4  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 12 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.05% 1.02% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.60% 6.62% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 1
Median daily rate £344 £463 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.67% +59.48%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
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 Reading with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 125 136 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 21.40% 15.44% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 84 100
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 0
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.27 £26.75
% change year-on-year +21.52% +16.89%  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Reading

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Reading over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2012 in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 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 Reading region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 11 (47.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (43.48%) ETL
5 8 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (34.78%) Finance
5 8 (34.78%) Migration
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (30.43%) Data Migration
7 6 (26.09%) CRM
7 6 (26.09%) Windows
8 5 (21.74%) ITIL
8 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
8 5 (21.74%) VMware
8 5 (21.74%) Multithreading
8 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
8 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (21.74%) Defect Management
8 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
9 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
9 4 (17.39%) Data Quality
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
9 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
9 4 (17.39%) T-SQL

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (13.04%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.04%) IaaS
2 3 (13.04%) PaaS
3 2 (8.70%) Office 365
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) DHCP
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (47.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (13.04%) Power BI
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (8.70%) Big Data
7 2 (8.70%) Data Lake
8 1 (4.35%) OLAP
8 1 (4.35%) OLTP
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Developer
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Data Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Data Migration Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Migration Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) SQL BI Developer
4 3 (13.04%) SSIS Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Environment Manager
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
1 3 (13.04%) Java EE
2 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (4.35%) ActiveX
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (4.35%) MDX
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.35%) AS400
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ETL
2 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (34.78%) Migration
3 7 (30.43%) Data Migration
4 6 (26.09%) CRM
5 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
5 5 (21.74%) Defect Management
5 5 (21.74%) ITIL
5 5 (21.74%) Multithreading
6 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
7 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.04%) Complex ETL
7 3 (13.04%) Data Management
7 3 (13.04%) ERP
7 3 (13.04%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
7 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
8 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
8 2 (8.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
3 3 (13.04%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (4.35%) Delphi
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (8.70%) VCP6
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) Data Quality
2 3 (13.04%) GDPR
3 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) Tableau
4 1 (4.35%) Avaya
4 1 (4.35%) GENBAND
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Temenos
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