Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 10 December 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
England > South East
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 280 250 214
Rank change year-on-year -30 -36 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 107 118 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.63% 0.71% 0.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.89% 3.41% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 96 107
South East median daily rate £375 £346 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.30% -13.44% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £306 £305
90th Percentile £488 £588 £500
England median daily rate £425 £413 £380
% change year-on-year +3.03% +8.55% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
South East median hourly rate £39.75 - £45.00
10th Percentile £23.58 - £32.75
90th Percentile £54.28 - £47.63
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -33.33% +109.30%

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 the South East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3,700 3,462 3,211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.80% 20.79% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,391 2,206 1,918
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.01% +6.13% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £588 £570 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 47 79
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +107.32% -22.64%
10th Percentile £18.69 £12.08 £9.25
90th Percentile £57.41 £49.25 £52.25
England median hourly rate £33.75 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +3.85% +18.18% -

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in the South East

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in the South East

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the South East over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2012 in the South East

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in the South East

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the South East over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL Server 2012 in the South East

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
Thames Valley 0 33 £412 +26.62% 12
Hampshire -25 27 £325 -13.33% 4
Surrey -5 25 £425 +13.33% 5
Berkshire -11 19 £475 -17.39% 7
West Sussex -2 15 £395 +17.04% 2
Buckinghamshire +15 10 £375 +19.05% 3
Kent -13 7 £400 +15.94%
Oxfordshire +16 4 £344 -14.06% 2
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 South East region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 107 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 72 (67.29%) SQL
3 54 (50.47%) Microsoft
4 43 (40.19%) T-SQL
5 41 (38.32%) Windows
6 39 (36.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 35 (32.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 34 (31.78%) SQL Server 2016
9 32 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (28.97%) .NET
11 26 (24.30%) C#
12 25 (23.36%) Migration
13 24 (22.43%) Windows Server
14 23 (21.50%) SQL Server 2014
15 22 (20.56%) ETL
16 21 (19.63%) Data Migration
17 20 (18.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 19 (17.76%) Business Intelligence
19 18 (16.82%) Microsoft Azure
20 17 (15.89%) PowerShell
20 17 (15.89%) Active Directory
20 17 (15.89%) Oracle
21 16 (14.95%) .NET Framework
21 16 (14.95%) SDLC
21 16 (14.95%) Oracle Database
22 15 (14.02%) VMware
22 15 (14.02%) Windows Server 2008
22 15 (14.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 15 (14.02%) Data Warehouse
22 15 (14.02%) Clustering

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (9.35%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.48%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.67%) CMS
3 5 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.80%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.80%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.80%) IIS
5 3 (2.80%) Kentico
5 3 (2.80%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.93%) Confluence
6 1 (0.93%) Documentum
6 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (7.48%) SAP APO
1 8 (7.48%) SAP MM
2 6 (5.61%) SAP MDM
3 4 (3.74%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.87%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.93%) Sage BI
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (6.54%) Azure Data Factory
4 5 (4.67%) Office 365
5 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.48%) DHCP
1 8 (7.48%) DNS
1 8 (7.48%) VPN
2 6 (5.61%) HTTP
3 5 (4.67%) Firewall
3 5 (4.67%) LAN
3 5 (4.67%) SAN
4 4 (3.74%) Skype
5 2 (1.87%) PuTTY
5 2 (1.87%) VLAN
5 2 (1.87%) WinSCP
6 1 (0.93%) MVNO
6 1 (0.93%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (36.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (32.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (31.78%) SQL Server 2016
5 23 (21.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 20 (18.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (14.95%) Oracle Database
8 15 (14.02%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (14.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (13.08%) Relational Database
10 12 (11.21%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (10.28%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (9.35%) SSDT
13 9 (8.41%) Oracle Database 12c
14 8 (7.48%) Big Data
15 7 (6.54%) Azure SQL Database
15 7 (6.54%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 7 (6.54%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (6.54%) Power BI
15 7 (6.54%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (12.15%) Visual Studio
2 11 (10.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (9.35%) Toad
4 8 (7.48%) JIRA
5 4 (3.74%) MSI
5 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (2.80%) Subversion
7 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.87%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.87%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.87%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.87%) Selenium
7 2 (1.87%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.87%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.93%) Bitbucket
General
1 13 (12.15%) Finance
2 6 (5.61%) Back Office
3 5 (4.67%) Advertising
4 2 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.93%) Legal
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (46.73%) Developer
2 23 (21.50%) DBA
3 21 (19.63%) SQL DBA
4 18 (16.82%) SQL Server DBA
5 17 (15.89%) SQL Developer
6 14 (13.08%) Analyst
7 12 (11.21%) .NET Developer
8 10 (9.35%) Data Analyst
9 8 (7.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (7.48%) SAP Analyst
10 7 (6.54%) C# Developer
10 7 (6.54%) SAP Data Analyst
10 7 (6.54%) Senior DBA
10 7 (6.54%) Senior SQL DBA
10 7 (6.54%) Senior SQL Server DBA
11 6 (5.61%) Production DBA
11 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Production DBA
12 5 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (4.67%) SQL Server Developer
12 5 (4.67%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (28.97%) .NET
2 16 (14.95%) .NET Framework
3 14 (13.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (11.21%) AngularJS
4 12 (11.21%) ASP.NET
5 10 (9.35%) Web Services
6 8 (7.48%) CSS
6 8 (7.48%) WCF
7 7 (6.54%) HTML
8 5 (4.67%) Entity Framework
8 5 (4.67%) LINQ
9 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET Core
9 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 4 (3.74%) jQuery
9 4 (3.74%) JSON
9 4 (3.74%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (3.74%) React
9 4 (3.74%) RESTful
10 3 (2.80%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.02%) Clustering
2 9 (8.41%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (7.48%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.61%) Reinsurance
5 5 (4.67%) PKI
6 4 (3.74%) AS400
6 4 (3.74%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.80%) HP Storage
7 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.93%) Replication
9 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (38.32%) Windows
2 24 (22.43%) Windows Server
3 15 (14.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (10.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (9.35%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.67%) Linux
6 5 (4.67%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.74%) Unix
7 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.74%) Windows Vista
7 4 (3.74%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.80%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (23.36%) Migration
3 22 (20.56%) ETL
4 21 (19.63%) Data Migration
5 19 (17.76%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (14.95%) SDLC
7 13 (12.15%) Data Analysis
7 13 (12.15%) Data Modelling
7 13 (12.15%) Data Transformation
7 13 (12.15%) MVC
7 13 (12.15%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (10.28%) Scrum
9 10 (9.35%) ERP
10 9 (8.41%) Analytics
10 9 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (8.41%) ETL Development
11 8 (7.48%) Data Mapping
11 8 (7.48%) ITIL
11 8 (7.48%) SQL Optimisation
11 8 (7.48%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 72 (67.29%) SQL
2 43 (40.19%) T-SQL
3 26 (24.30%) C#
4 17 (15.89%) PowerShell
5 13 (12.15%) JavaScript
6 7 (6.54%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.74%) VB
8 3 (2.80%) Java
8 3 (2.80%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.87%) F#
9 2 (1.87%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.87%) VBA
10 1 (0.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.93%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (13.08%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.54%) DV Cleared
2 7 (6.54%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.67%) Degree
4 2 (1.87%) ISEB
4 2 (1.87%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.93%) CCIE
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.93%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.93%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.15%) Data Quality
2 6 (5.61%) GDPR
3 3 (2.80%) SLA
4 1 (0.93%) JSP 440
System Software
1 17 (15.89%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.61%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (4.67%) vSphere
5 4 (3.74%) Docker
5 4 (3.74%) XenApp
6 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Clustering
2 13 (12.15%) SCCM
3 8 (7.48%) HP ALM
3 8 (7.48%) SCOM
4 5 (4.67%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (3.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (2.80%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (2.80%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.87%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.93%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 54 (50.47%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.89%) Oracle
3 15 (14.02%) VMware
4 13 (12.15%) SAP
5 12 (11.21%) HP
6 10 (9.35%) Citrix
7 7 (6.54%) Workday
8 5 (4.67%) Cloudera
8 5 (4.67%) McAfee
9 4 (3.74%) JD Edwards
9 4 (3.74%) Lumension
10 3 (2.80%) BMC
10 3 (2.80%) Cisco
10 3 (2.80%) Fujitsu
10 3 (2.80%) Rackspace
10 3 (2.80%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.80%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.80%) Telerik
11 2 (1.87%) Sage
11 2 (1.87%) Software AG