Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 226 301 254
Rank change year-on-year +75 -47 -20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 68 75 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.64% 0.47% 0.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.23% 2.22% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 47 98
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +19.57% -13.75%
10th Percentile £334 £258 £300
90th Percentile £481 £488 £488
England median daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
South East median hourly rate £72.00 £28.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +154.87% - -
England median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £30.58
% change year-on-year -58.57% +14.47% -23.56%

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 2,103 3,384 3,389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.90% 21.13% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,295 2,184 2,132
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.04%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £300
90th Percentile £606 £588 £575
England median daily rate £488 £488 £475
% change year-on-year - +2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 44 40
South East median hourly rate £32.00 £42.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.81% -6.67% +164.71%
10th Percentile £17.00 £18.26 £14.93
90th Percentile £73.75 £59.20 £48.88
England median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% - +27.27%

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020. 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 +42 29 £402 -8.11% 8
Berkshire +33 17 £450 +26.32% 6
Surrey +50 15 £425 - 1
Buckinghamshire +25 12 £400 -15.79% 1
Kent +28 10 £400 -13.51% 2
Hampshire +49 9 £355 +9.23% 5
West Sussex +20 3 £409 +6.17% 2
East Sussex +17 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 £400 -
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 68 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (69.12%) SQL
3 39 (57.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 38 (55.88%) SQL Server 2016
5 35 (51.47%) .NET
6 31 (45.59%) C#
6 31 (45.59%) Microsoft
7 30 (44.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 27 (39.71%) Windows
9 22 (32.35%) Azure
10 21 (30.88%) SQL Server 2014
11 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 15 (22.06%) T-SQL
13 14 (20.59%) Oracle
14 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (19.12%) Security Cleared
14 13 (19.12%) PowerShell
14 13 (19.12%) Office 365
14 13 (19.12%) High Availability
15 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (17.65%) VMware
15 12 (17.65%) Linux
15 12 (17.65%) SharePoint
15 12 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (16.18%) BizTalk Server
16 11 (16.18%) XSLT
16 11 (16.18%) Scrum
16 11 (16.18%) WebSphere MQ

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 12 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 11 (16.18%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (16.18%) WebSphere
3 7 (10.29%) IIS
4 4 (5.88%) K2 blackpearl
4 4 (5.88%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.94%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.47%) Apache
6 1 (1.47%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.47%) JBoss
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.47%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (7.35%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.47%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 22 (32.35%) Azure
2 13 (19.12%) Office 365
3 10 (14.71%) IaaS
4 7 (10.29%) AWS
4 7 (10.29%) PaaS
5 6 (8.82%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (8.82%) GCP
6 5 (7.35%) Power Platform
7 4 (5.88%) Azure Functions
7 4 (5.88%) Serverless
8 3 (4.41%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) HTTP
1 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.41%) DNS
2 3 (4.41%) LAN
2 3 (4.41%) SAN
2 3 (4.41%) WAN
3 2 (2.94%) 802.11
3 2 (2.94%) DHCP
3 2 (2.94%) Firewall
3 2 (2.94%) Intranet
3 2 (2.94%) IPsec
3 2 (2.94%) MPLS
3 2 (2.94%) PuTTY
3 2 (2.94%) WinSCP
4 1 (1.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (57.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (55.88%) SQL Server 2016
4 30 (44.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (30.88%) SQL Server 2014
6 17 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
10 5 (7.35%) Power BI
11 3 (4.41%) Data Mart
11 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
11 3 (4.41%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2017
11 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (2.94%) DTS
12 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.41%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.41%) Selenium
3 2 (2.94%) Ant
3 2 (2.94%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.94%) Hudson
3 2 (2.94%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.94%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.94%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.94%) TestNG
4 1 (1.47%) gulp
4 1 (1.47%) JUnit
4 1 (1.47%) MSI
4 1 (1.47%) ProC
4 1 (1.47%) Toad
4 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (11.76%) Finance
1 8 (11.76%) Public Sector
2 6 (8.82%) German Language
3 5 (7.35%) Banking
4 4 (5.88%) Italian Language
5 3 (4.41%) French Language
6 1 (1.47%) Automotive
6 1 (1.47%) Back Office
6 1 (1.47%) Local Government
6 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.47%) Retail
6 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (44.12%) Developer
2 15 (22.06%) DBA
3 13 (19.12%) SQL DBA
4 11 (16.18%) BizTalk Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Consultant
6 6 (8.82%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.88%) SharePoint Specialist
8 4 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (4.41%) Administrator
9 3 (4.41%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.41%) ETL Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Windows Consultant
10 2 (2.94%) Azure Consultant
10 2 (2.94%) Azure Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Backup Consultant
10 2 (2.94%) CRM Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (51.47%) .NET
2 11 (16.18%) RabbitMQ
2 11 (16.18%) WebSphere MQ
2 11 (16.18%) XSLT
3 8 (11.76%) HTML
3 8 (11.76%) Web Services
4 7 (10.29%) .NET Framework
4 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.41%) XML
6 2 (2.94%) 802.1X
6 2 (2.94%) CSS
7 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (1.47%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.47%) HTML5
7 1 (1.47%) LINQ
7 1 (1.47%) WCF
7 1 (1.47%) WF
7 1 (1.47%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Clustering
2 4 (5.88%) Virtual Team
3 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.47%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.47%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.71%) Windows
2 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (17.65%) Linux
3 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (14.71%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.88%) Unix
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.47%) Android
8 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (19.12%) High Availability
2 12 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (16.18%) Scrum
3 11 (16.18%) Story Points
4 10 (14.71%) E-Commerce
4 10 (14.71%) ETL
5 9 (13.24%) CRM
6 8 (11.76%) Change Management
6 8 (11.76%) Memory Management
6 8 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (10.29%) ITIL
7 7 (10.29%) Workflow
8 6 (8.82%) Capacity Management
9 5 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (7.35%) Integration Testing
9 5 (7.35%) Migration
9 5 (7.35%) Process Improvement
9 5 (7.35%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (5.88%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 47 (69.12%) SQL
2 31 (45.59%) C#
3 15 (22.06%) T-SQL
4 13 (19.12%) PowerShell
5 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.29%) VB.NET
7 6 (8.82%) PHP
7 6 (8.82%) Python
7 6 (8.82%) R
8 3 (4.41%) C
8 3 (4.41%) Java
9 2 (2.94%) F#
10 1 (1.47%) PHP 7
10 1 (1.47%) VB
10 1 (1.47%) X++
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) Security Cleared
2 11 (16.18%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.35%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.88%) Degree
5 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.94%) ISEB
6 2 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.47%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 10 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.82%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.82%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.41%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (4.41%) vSphere
5 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.94%) HP ALM
2 2 (2.94%) SCCM
3 1 (1.47%) Ambari
3 1 (1.47%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.47%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.47%) SCOM
3 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (45.59%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.59%) Oracle
3 12 (17.65%) VMware
4 9 (13.24%) HP
5 6 (8.82%) Google
6 3 (4.41%) Citrix
6 3 (4.41%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.41%) webMethods
7 2 (2.94%) Aruba
7 2 (2.94%) Cisco
7 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.94%) Software AG
8 1 (1.47%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.47%) Lumension
8 1 (1.47%) McAfee
8 1 (1.47%) Okta
8 1 (1.47%) Remedy
8 1 (1.47%) Tableau