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 3 months to 28 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
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 194 122
Rank change year-on-year 0 -72  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 49 75 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.63% 0.84% 1.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.83% 4.03% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 53 99
Median daily rate £345 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.96% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £311 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year - +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +31.94% +5.88%  

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

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1729 1863 2013
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 22.38% 20.75% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1057 1163 1228
Median daily rate £413 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 52 27
Median hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.11% +51.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 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
Berkshire +25 18 £356 -18.57% 4
Surrey +5 7 £416 +16.84% 2
East Sussex +6 6 £345 -1.42%
Buckinghamshire -12 6 £313 -10.71% 3
Hampshire -9 5 £379 +8.21% 2
Kent -12 4 £340 -23.59% 3
Oxfordshire -6 2 £325 -13.33% 1
Middlesex +12 1 - -
West Sussex +7 1 £338 -11.18%
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 126 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 69 (54.76%) SQL
3 60 (47.62%) .NET
4 55 (43.65%) Microsoft
5 51 (40.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 49 (38.89%) C#
7 48 (38.10%) Windows
8 38 (30.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 36 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (27.78%) MVC
11 33 (26.19%) Windows Server
12 30 (23.81%) ASP.NET
13 29 (23.02%) IIS
14 27 (21.43%) VMware
14 27 (21.43%) Web Services
15 24 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 24 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
15 24 (19.05%) HTML
15 24 (19.05%) ETL
15 24 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
15 24 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (18.25%) AngularJS
16 23 (18.25%) SharePoint
16 23 (18.25%) .NET Framework
16 23 (18.25%) Migration
17 22 (17.46%) TDD
17 22 (17.46%) Active Directory
17 22 (17.46%) SQL Server 2016
18 20 (15.87%) DevOps
18 20 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012

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 29 (23.02%) IIS
2 23 (18.25%) SharePoint
3 12 (9.52%) CMS
3 12 (9.52%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (6.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (4.76%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.17%) Apache
7 3 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.38%) JBoss
8 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.59%) SAS
8 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.59%) Changepoint
2 2 (1.59%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (1.59%) FRx
2 2 (1.59%) Scribe Insight
3 1 (0.79%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.79%) Postilion
3 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.79%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 24 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.14%) Office 365
3 6 (4.76%) IaaS
3 6 (4.76%) PaaS
4 5 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.79%) CallidusCloud
5 1 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.35%) Firewall
1 8 (6.35%) PuTTY
1 8 (6.35%) WinSCP
2 5 (3.97%) Extranet
2 5 (3.97%) Intranet
2 5 (3.97%) NAS
3 4 (3.17%) DNS
3 4 (3.17%) LDAP
3 4 (3.17%) SAN
4 3 (2.38%) Internet
5 2 (1.59%) DHCP
5 2 (1.59%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 51 (40.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (30.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (17.46%) SQL Server 2016
6 19 (15.08%) SQL Server 2014
7 18 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (10.32%) Oracle Database
8 13 (10.32%) Relational Database
8 13 (10.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (8.73%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (7.94%) NoSQL
11 9 (7.14%) Big Data
11 9 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (7.14%) Power BI
12 7 (5.56%) MongoDB
13 6 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (3.97%) OLAP
14 5 (3.97%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (15.87%) Git (software)
1 20 (15.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (15.08%) Visual Studio
3 14 (11.11%) ReSharper
4 13 (10.32%) TeamCity
5 12 (9.52%) Selenium
6 11 (8.73%) Jenkins
7 10 (7.94%) SpecFlow
8 8 (6.35%) HP UFT
8 8 (6.35%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (3.97%) NUnit
10 4 (3.17%) Ant
10 4 (3.17%) Bitbucket
10 4 (3.17%) Eclipse
10 4 (3.17%) LoadRunner
10 4 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (3.17%) SoapUI
10 4 (3.17%) TestNG
10 4 (3.17%) Toad
11 3 (2.38%) Moq
General
1 19 (15.08%) Finance
2 12 (9.52%) Marketing
3 5 (3.97%) Banking
4 2 (1.59%) Legal
4 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Back Office
5 1 (0.79%) Electronics
5 1 (0.79%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (51.59%) Developer
2 32 (25.40%) .NET Developer
3 28 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 25 (19.84%) C# Developer
5 20 (15.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (10.32%) SQL Server Developer
7 12 (9.52%) DBA
8 10 (7.94%) SSIS Developer
9 9 (7.14%) Software Developer
9 9 (7.14%) SQL DBA
10 8 (6.35%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (6.35%) Consultant
11 7 (5.56%) Analyst
11 7 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 7 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (4.76%) Architect
12 6 (4.76%) SQL BI Developer
13 5 (3.97%) 3rd Line Support
13 5 (3.97%) Migration Consultant
13 5 (3.97%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (47.62%) .NET
2 30 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 27 (21.43%) Web Services
4 24 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (19.05%) HTML
5 23 (18.25%) .NET Framework
5 23 (18.25%) AngularJS
6 20 (15.87%) CSS
7 15 (11.90%) XML
8 14 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
9 13 (10.32%) HTML5
9 13 (10.32%) LINQ
9 13 (10.32%) REST
9 13 (10.32%) WCF
10 11 (8.73%) Entity Framework
10 11 (8.73%) jQuery
11 9 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (7.14%) Backbone.js
11 9 (7.14%) SOAP
12 8 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.94%) Clustering
3 4 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.38%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.38%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.59%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.59%) PKI
6 1 (0.79%) AS400
6 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.79%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.79%) Replication
6 1 (0.79%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 48 (38.10%) Windows
2 33 (26.19%) Windows Server
3 20 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (8.73%) Linux
7 8 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.17%) Solaris
8 4 (3.17%) Unix
8 4 (3.17%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.59%) MVS
11 1 (0.79%) Android
11 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (27.78%) MVC
3 24 (19.05%) ETL
4 23 (18.25%) Migration
5 22 (17.46%) TDD
6 20 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (15.87%) DevOps
7 18 (14.29%) CRM
8 17 (13.49%) ITIL
9 16 (12.70%) E-Commerce
10 15 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (10.32%) Data Migration
12 12 (9.52%) Scrum
13 11 (8.73%) Data Protection
13 11 (8.73%) OWASP
14 10 (7.94%) MVVM
14 10 (7.94%) Test Automation
15 9 (7.14%) BDD
15 9 (7.14%) Data Management
15 9 (7.14%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 69 (54.76%) SQL
2 49 (38.89%) C#
3 19 (15.08%) T-SQL
4 12 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 10 (7.94%) Java
6 9 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 8 (6.35%) F#
8 7 (5.56%) VB
9 6 (4.76%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.38%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.59%) C
11 2 (1.59%) C++
11 2 (1.59%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.59%) R
11 2 (1.59%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.59%) VBA
12 1 (0.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.79%) Delphi
12 1 (0.79%) Python
12 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 18 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.17%) ISEB
3 4 (3.17%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (3.17%) MCDBA
3 4 (3.17%) MCITP
3 4 (3.17%) MCP
3 4 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (2.38%) MCSA
4 3 (2.38%) MCSE
5 2 (1.59%) Degree
5 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.59%) VCP6
6 1 (0.79%) CCNA
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.38%) GDPR
3 2 (1.59%) SLA
4 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 22 (17.46%) Active Directory
2 17 (13.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.52%) vSphere
4 8 (6.35%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.76%) Terminal Services
6 4 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.79%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (6.35%) vRealize
2 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (4.76%) SCCM
4 5 (3.97%) SCDPM
5 4 (3.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (3.17%) SCOM
6 3 (2.38%) OVSD
7 1 (0.79%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.79%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.79%) WMI
Vendors
1 55 (43.65%) Microsoft
2 27 (21.43%) VMware
3 16 (12.70%) HP
4 13 (10.32%) Citrix
4 13 (10.32%) Oracle
5 12 (9.52%) Sitecore
6 10 (7.94%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.97%) SAP
8 4 (3.17%) New Relic
8 4 (3.17%) StorageTek
8 4 (3.17%) Sun
8 4 (3.17%) Tableau
9 2 (1.59%) Altiris
9 2 (1.59%) Cisco
9 2 (1.59%) Cognos
9 2 (1.59%) DevExpress
9 2 (1.59%) McAfee
10 1 (0.79%) Apple
10 1 (0.79%) Avaya
10 1 (0.79%) Temenos
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