The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 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
South West / Somerset
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 32 36
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 7 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.40% 1.23% 2.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.29% 6.52% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £400 £400 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.13%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year - +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
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 Somerset with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 68 46 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 33.01% 18.85% 27.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 33 62
Median daily rate £423 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.03% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £338 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £438 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +29.16%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Somerset

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Somerset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Somerset

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Yeovil - 5 - -
Bath +2 1 - -
SQL Server 2012
South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Somerset region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (35.71%) DHCP
5 5 (35.71%) DNS
5 5 (35.71%) Citrix
5 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (35.71%) Intranet
5 5 (35.71%) Extranet
5 5 (35.71%) Nagios
5 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
5 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 5 (35.71%) PHP
5 5 (35.71%) MySQL
5 5 (35.71%) Migration
5 5 (35.71%) Samba
5 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
1 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
1 5 (35.71%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (35.71%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (35.71%) Office 365
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DHCP
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
1 5 (35.71%) Extranet
1 5 (35.71%) Intranet
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (35.71%) MySQL
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) SharePoint Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 3 (21.43%) ETL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) DBA
5 1 (7.14%) SSAS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
2 1 (7.14%) Ext JS
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) RIA
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (35.71%) CentOS
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (35.71%) Migration
1 5 (35.71%) Technical Architecture
1 5 (35.71%) Test Management
1 5 (35.71%) Web Development
2 4 (28.57%) ETL
3 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (14.29%) Process Management
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) ETL Development
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (35.71%) PHP
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
2 5 (35.71%) Samba
2 5 (35.71%) Squid
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Nagios
1 5 (35.71%) Webmin
1 5 (35.71%) Xymon
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Citrix
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 5 (35.71%) Veeam
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco