Period
to 22 January 2019

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 6 months to 22 January 2019 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
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 82 79
Rank change year-on-year -11 -3 +16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 4 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.27% 0.40% 1.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.49% 2.15% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 12
Reading median daily rate £438 £463 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.41% +19.35% +10.71%
10th Percentile £376 £276 £358
90th Percentile £489 £609 £481
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £575 £419
% change year-on-year -34.78% +37.31% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £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 Reading with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 268 233 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.87% 18.79% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 157 114
Reading median daily rate £450 £400 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -7.25% +7.81%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £306
90th Percentile £588 £550 £625
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 26
Reading median hourly rate £9.50 £41.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -77.11% +336.84% -
10th Percentile £9.25 £14.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £9.75 £47.50 £9.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.33 £43.25 £9.50
% change year-on-year -48.38% +355.26% -24.00%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing SQL Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2012 in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 Reading region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (50.00%) HP Storage
3 2 (50.00%) Lumension
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) Toad
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory

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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (25.00%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MSI
1 2 (50.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared DBA
2 1 (25.00%) ETL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Lumension
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Fujitsu
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft