Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 249 225 191
Rank change year-on-year -24 -34 +14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 123 164 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.74% 0.98% 1.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.51% 4.79% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 111 164
South East median daily rate £349 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.81% +14.29% +0.21%
10th Percentile £308 £313 £268
90th Percentile £588 £500 £474
England median daily rate £413 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +136.84% -59.36%
England median hourly rate £31.15 £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -30.78% +100.00% -35.71%

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 3503 3423 4398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.98% 20.45% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2225 2053 2602
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £292 £275 £263
90th Percentile £556 £538 £525
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 90 93
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% +2.46% +27.27%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £48.50
England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +16.67%

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 18 November 2017.

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
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 18 November 2017. 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 -14 48 £375 -1.83% 3
Berkshire +5 31 £575 +43.75%
Hampshire +5 29 £370 -7.50% 1
Kent +1 25 £345 -23.33%
Buckinghamshire -26 15 £315 -3.08%
Surrey -30 10 £391 -2.19% 5
East Sussex +1 7 £345 -23.33%
West Sussex -19 4 £338 -15.89% 1
Oxfordshire -3 2 £400 +6.67% 3
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 South East region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 123 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 61 (49.59%) .NET
2 61 (49.59%) SQL
3 51 (41.46%) Web Services
4 48 (39.02%) Microsoft
5 44 (35.77%) C#
6 42 (34.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 42 (34.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 38 (30.89%) Windows
8 34 (27.64%) SQL Server 2016
8 34 (27.64%) Windows Server
9 32 (26.02%) MVC
10 31 (25.20%) Java
11 29 (23.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 29 (23.58%) HTML
12 28 (22.76%) CSS
12 28 (22.76%) ETL
12 28 (22.76%) .NET Framework
13 27 (21.95%) T-SQL
14 26 (21.14%) Oracle
14 26 (21.14%) SQL Server 2014
14 26 (21.14%) AngularJS
15 25 (20.33%) Data Warehouse
16 24 (19.51%) TDD
17 23 (18.70%) E-Commerce
17 23 (18.70%) Business Intelligence
18 22 (17.89%) VMware
18 22 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
18 22 (17.89%) Team Foundation Server
18 22 (17.89%) ASP.NET Web API

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 18 (14.63%) IIS
2 14 (11.38%) CMS
2 14 (11.38%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (8.94%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.44%) Apache
4 3 (2.44%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.63%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.81%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.81%) FRx
2 1 (0.81%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.81%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.81%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (8.94%) Google Analytics
3 4 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.25%) Office 365
4 1 (0.81%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.81%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (0.81%) IaaS
4 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.38%) PuTTY
1 14 (11.38%) WinSCP
2 6 (4.88%) Firewall
3 5 (4.07%) SAN
4 4 (3.25%) NAS
5 3 (2.44%) DHCP
5 3 (2.44%) DNS
6 2 (1.63%) LAN
6 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.63%) WAN
7 1 (0.81%) Extranet
7 1 (0.81%) Internet
7 1 (0.81%) Intranet
7 1 (0.81%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.81%) LDAP
7 1 (0.81%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (34.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 42 (34.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (27.64%) SQL Server 2016
4 29 (23.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (21.14%) SQL Server 2014
6 25 (20.33%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (14.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (13.82%) Oracle Database
8 17 (13.82%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (13.01%) Big Data
10 15 (12.20%) Oracle Database 10g
11 14 (11.38%) Hadoop
11 14 (11.38%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (9.76%) Data Lake
12 12 (9.76%) OLAP
13 11 (8.94%) Apache Hive
13 11 (8.94%) HBase
13 11 (8.94%) Impala
13 11 (8.94%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 22 (17.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (12.20%) Selenium
3 14 (11.38%) Ant
3 14 (11.38%) Eclipse
3 14 (11.38%) Git (software)
3 14 (11.38%) HP UFT
3 14 (11.38%) Oracle APEX
3 14 (11.38%) SpecFlow
3 14 (11.38%) TestNG
4 13 (10.57%) SoapUI
4 13 (10.57%) Visual Studio
5 12 (9.76%) LoadRunner
5 12 (9.76%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.63%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.63%) NUnit
6 2 (1.63%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.63%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.63%) Toad
7 1 (0.81%) Moq
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (9.76%) Finance
2 2 (1.63%) Banking
2 2 (1.63%) Legal
3 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.81%) Marketing
3 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (57.72%) Developer
2 30 (24.39%) SQL Developer
3 28 (22.76%) .NET Developer
4 25 (20.33%) C# Developer
5 24 (19.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (10.57%) SQL Server Developer
7 11 (8.94%) Analyst
8 9 (7.32%) DBA
8 9 (7.32%) SQL DBA
8 9 (7.32%) SSIS Developer
9 8 (6.50%) Big Data Engineer
9 8 (6.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (6.50%) Data Engineer
9 8 (6.50%) Hadoop Engineer
10 7 (5.69%) Database Developer
10 7 (5.69%) SQL Database Developer
11 6 (4.88%) SQL Server DBA
11 6 (4.88%) Test Analyst
11 6 (4.88%) Test Automation Engineer
11 6 (4.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (49.59%) .NET
2 51 (41.46%) Web Services
3 29 (23.58%) HTML
4 28 (22.76%) .NET Framework
4 28 (22.76%) CSS
5 26 (21.14%) AngularJS
6 22 (17.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 22 (17.89%) KnockoutJS
7 21 (17.07%) Backbone.js
8 15 (12.20%) LINQ
8 15 (12.20%) SOAP
9 14 (11.38%) RESTful
10 11 (8.94%) Kafka
11 10 (8.13%) ASP.NET
12 8 (6.50%) MDX
12 8 (6.50%) WCF
13 7 (5.69%) Entity Framework
14 6 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (4.88%) HTML5
14 6 (4.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.44%) Clustering
4 2 (1.63%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.81%) PKI
5 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.81%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 38 (30.89%) Windows
2 34 (27.64%) Windows Server
3 15 (12.20%) Linux
3 15 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (10.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.44%) Solaris
7 3 (2.44%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.63%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.63%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.81%) Android
9 1 (0.81%) MVS
9 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.02%) MVC
2 28 (22.76%) ETL
3 24 (19.51%) TDD
4 23 (18.70%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (18.70%) E-Commerce
5 22 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (17.89%) MVVM
5 22 (17.89%) Prototyping
6 21 (17.07%) OWASP
6 21 (17.07%) Software Architecture
7 17 (13.82%) Test Automation
8 13 (10.57%) API Testing
8 13 (10.57%) System Integration Testing
9 12 (9.76%) Analytics
9 12 (9.76%) Defect Tracking
9 12 (9.76%) ITIL
9 12 (9.76%) Performance Testing
9 12 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (8.94%) DevOps
10 11 (8.94%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 61 (49.59%) SQL
2 44 (35.77%) C#
3 31 (25.20%) Java
4 27 (21.95%) T-SQL
5 14 (11.38%) F#
6 13 (10.57%) VB.NET
7 11 (8.94%) Scala
8 7 (5.69%) JavaScript
9 6 (4.88%) PowerShell
10 5 (4.07%) VB
11 2 (1.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (1.63%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.81%) C
12 1 (0.81%) C++
12 1 (0.81%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.81%) R
12 1 (0.81%) U-SQL
12 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (10.57%) SC Cleared
1 13 (10.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.32%) ISEB
2 9 (7.32%) ISEB Practitioner
2 9 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (5.69%) MCITP
3 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.44%) MCSE
6 2 (1.63%) CCNA
6 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.63%) Degree
6 2 (1.63%) VCP6
7 1 (0.81%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 14 (11.38%) vSphere
2 11 (8.94%) Apache Flume
2 11 (8.94%) HDFS
3 9 (7.32%) Active Directory
4 8 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.25%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.63%) XenApp
8 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.81%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (8.94%) Oozie
2 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (2.44%) SCCM
2 3 (2.44%) SCOM
3 2 (1.63%) vRealize
4 1 (0.81%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.81%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 48 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 26 (21.14%) Oracle
3 22 (17.89%) VMware
4 19 (15.45%) HP
5 15 (12.20%) Sitecore
6 13 (10.57%) Red Hat
7 11 (8.94%) Cloudera
7 11 (8.94%) Google
7 11 (8.94%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (8.94%) Software AG
7 11 (8.94%) webMethods
8 7 (5.69%) Citrix
9 3 (2.44%) JD Edwards
9 3 (2.44%) StorageTek
9 3 (2.44%) Sun
10 2 (1.63%) Apple
10 2 (1.63%) Extreme Networks
10 2 (1.63%) Tableau
10 2 (1.63%) Talend
11 1 (0.81%) F5