Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 265 257 221
Rank change year-on-year -8 -36 -35
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 113 116 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.69% 0.71% 0.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.21% 3.33% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 89 110
South East median daily rate £383 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.87% -13.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £294 £308 £307
90th Percentile £488 £528 £489
England median daily rate £412 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +2.88% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
South East median hourly rate £44.50 - £45.00
10th Percentile £24.25 - £32.75
90th Percentile £55.35 - £47.63
England median hourly rate £21.50 £39.33 £45.00
% change year-on-year -45.33% -12.61% +36.36%

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 3,516 3,488 3,531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.35% 21.45% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,285 2,197 2,161
South East median daily rate £448 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.88% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £275
90th Percentile £575 £546 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 67 94
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -8.33% +22.45%
10th Percentile £17.56 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £57.75 £49.25 £52.25
England median hourly rate £32.48 £30.63 £28.50
% change year-on-year +6.04% +7.46% +3.64%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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
Hampshire -6 41 £325 -12.16% 5
Thames Valley +2 34 £375 +1.69% 9
Surrey -15 20 £438 +16.67% 2
Berkshire -14 19 £475 +5.56% 5
Buckinghamshire +19 10 £375 +19.05% 3
West Sussex -5 10 £413 +22.22% 5
Kent -9 8 £400 +15.94% 5
Oxfordshire +11 5 £325 - 1
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 113 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 68 (60.18%) SQL
3 57 (50.44%) Microsoft
4 44 (38.94%) Windows
5 41 (36.28%) .NET
6 40 (35.40%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (35.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 39 (34.51%) SQL Server 2016
8 37 (32.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 36 (31.86%) T-SQL
10 31 (27.43%) Oracle
11 30 (26.55%) Windows Server
12 28 (24.78%) Security Cleared
13 26 (23.01%) C#
13 26 (23.01%) ETL
14 24 (21.24%) Oracle Database
15 23 (20.35%) Microsoft Azure
15 23 (20.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 22 (19.47%) HP
17 21 (18.58%) Web Services
17 21 (18.58%) SC Cleared
18 20 (17.70%) VMware
18 20 (17.70%) Linux
19 18 (15.93%) Java
19 18 (15.93%) Oracle Database 10g
19 18 (15.93%) Windows Server 2012
20 17 (15.04%) SQL Server 2014
20 17 (15.04%) Business Intelligence
20 17 (15.04%) Data Warehouse
20 17 (15.04%) Migration

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 9 (7.96%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.19%) IIS
2 7 (6.19%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.54%) CMS
4 3 (2.65%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.65%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.65%) Kentico
4 3 (2.65%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.77%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.88%) Confluence
6 1 (0.88%) Documentum
6 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (10.62%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (7.08%) SAP APO
1 8 (7.08%) SAP MM
2 6 (5.31%) SAP MDM
3 4 (3.54%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.77%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.88%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.88%) Sage BI
Cloud Services
1 23 (20.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.08%) Azure Data Factory
3 7 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.77%) Office 365
4 2 (1.77%) PaaS
5 1 (0.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.19%) PuTTY
1 7 (6.19%) WinSCP
2 6 (5.31%) DHCP
2 6 (5.31%) DNS
2 6 (5.31%) HTTP
2 6 (5.31%) SAN
3 5 (4.42%) LAN
3 5 (4.42%) VPN
4 4 (3.54%) Firewall
5 2 (1.77%) Skype
5 2 (1.77%) VLAN
6 1 (0.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (35.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (34.51%) SQL Server 2016
4 37 (32.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (21.24%) Oracle Database
6 23 (20.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (15.93%) Oracle Database 10g
8 17 (15.04%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (15.04%) SQL Server 2014
9 16 (14.16%) Relational Database
9 16 (14.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (13.27%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (10.62%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (10.62%) SSDT
12 9 (7.96%) Oracle Database 12c
13 8 (7.08%) Azure SQL Database
13 8 (7.08%) Big Data
14 7 (6.19%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 7 (6.19%) Power BI
14 7 (6.19%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 16 (14.16%) Visual Studio
2 14 (12.39%) Selenium
2 14 (12.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (11.50%) Oracle APEX
3 13 (11.50%) SoapUI
4 12 (10.62%) HP UFT
4 12 (10.62%) SpecFlow
5 10 (8.85%) Ant
5 10 (8.85%) Eclipse
5 10 (8.85%) TestNG
6 9 (7.96%) LoadRunner
6 9 (7.96%) Toad
7 8 (7.08%) JIRA
8 5 (4.42%) Subversion
9 4 (3.54%) MSI
10 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (1.77%) Bower
11 2 (1.77%) Grunt
11 2 (1.77%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.77%) JSHint
General
1 10 (8.85%) Finance
2 7 (6.19%) Advertising
3 6 (5.31%) Back Office
4 2 (1.77%) Legal
4 2 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (44.25%) Developer
2 21 (18.58%) SQL Developer
3 18 (15.93%) DBA
4 17 (15.04%) Analyst
5 15 (13.27%) SQL DBA
6 11 (9.73%) SQL Server DBA
7 10 (8.85%) .NET Developer
8 9 (7.96%) SQL Server Developer
9 8 (7.08%) SAP Analyst
10 7 (6.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (6.19%) Data Analyst
10 7 (6.19%) SAP Data Analyst
10 7 (6.19%) Tester
11 6 (5.31%) Automation Tester
11 6 (5.31%) C# Developer
11 6 (5.31%) Production DBA
11 6 (5.31%) SQL Server Production DBA
12 5 (4.42%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (4.42%) Senior Data Analyst
12 5 (4.42%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (36.28%) .NET
2 21 (18.58%) Web Services
3 17 (15.04%) .NET Framework
4 13 (11.50%) ASP.NET
5 12 (10.62%) AngularJS
6 11 (9.73%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (8.85%) CSS
8 9 (7.96%) HTML
9 7 (6.19%) jQuery
9 7 (6.19%) WCF
10 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (4.42%) Entity Framework
11 5 (4.42%) JSON
11 5 (4.42%) LINQ
11 5 (4.42%) Node.js
11 5 (4.42%) RESTful
12 4 (3.54%) Ajax
12 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET Core
12 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 4 (3.54%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (7.08%) Clustering
2 8 (7.08%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.31%) Reinsurance
4 5 (4.42%) PKI
5 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.54%) AS400
5 4 (3.54%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.65%) HP Storage
7 2 (1.77%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.77%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (38.94%) Windows
2 30 (26.55%) Windows Server
3 20 (17.70%) Linux
4 18 (15.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (14.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (8.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (8.85%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.54%) Windows Vista
8 3 (2.65%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.65%) Unix
8 3 (2.65%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.77%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.88%) Android
10 1 (0.88%) CentOS
10 1 (0.88%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (35.40%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (23.01%) ETL
3 17 (15.04%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (15.04%) Migration
4 16 (14.16%) DevOps
5 15 (13.27%) Scrum
6 14 (12.39%) Data Migration
6 14 (12.39%) SDLC
7 13 (11.50%) API Testing
7 13 (11.50%) Data Transformation
7 13 (11.50%) Test Automation
8 12 (10.62%) Data Analysis
8 12 (10.62%) MVC
9 11 (9.73%) Data Modelling
10 10 (8.85%) ERP
11 9 (7.96%) ETL Development
11 9 (7.96%) Performance Testing
11 9 (7.96%) Service Delivery
11 9 (7.96%) Test Strategy
11 9 (7.96%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 68 (60.18%) SQL
2 36 (31.86%) T-SQL
3 26 (23.01%) C#
4 18 (15.93%) Java
5 14 (12.39%) JavaScript
6 12 (10.62%) F#
7 9 (7.96%) PowerShell
8 7 (6.19%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.54%) VB
10 3 (2.65%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.65%) VBA
11 2 (1.77%) Python
11 2 (1.77%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.88%) PHP
12 1 (0.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 28 (24.78%) Security Cleared
2 21 (18.58%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.96%) DV Cleared
4 8 (7.08%) ISEB
4 8 (7.08%) ISEB Practitioner
4 8 (7.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.77%) Degree
5 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.88%) CCIE
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.88%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.88%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.50%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.65%) GDPR
3 2 (1.77%) QA
3 2 (1.77%) SLA
4 1 (0.88%) JSP 440
System Software
1 14 (12.39%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.85%) vSphere
4 7 (6.19%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.54%) Docker
6 2 (1.77%) XenApp
7 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (11.50%) HP ALM
2 9 (7.96%) SCCM
3 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (4.42%) SCOM
5 4 (3.54%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (3.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (2.65%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.65%) vRealize
7 2 (1.77%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.77%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.88%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 57 (50.44%) Microsoft
2 31 (27.43%) Oracle
3 22 (19.47%) HP
4 20 (17.70%) VMware
5 13 (11.50%) Software AG
5 13 (11.50%) webMethods
6 11 (9.73%) Red Hat
6 11 (9.73%) SAP
7 8 (7.08%) Citrix
8 7 (6.19%) Workday
9 5 (4.42%) Cisco
9 5 (4.42%) Cloudera
9 5 (4.42%) JD Edwards
10 4 (3.54%) Lumension
10 4 (3.54%) McAfee
11 3 (2.65%) Fujitsu
11 3 (2.65%) Rackspace
11 3 (2.65%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.77%) Sage
12 2 (1.77%) Telerik