Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 268 239 241
Rank change year-on-year -29 +2 -82
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 124 130 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.75% 0.82% 0.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.50% 3.75% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 91 103
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £295 £306 £300
90th Percentile £475 £525 £481
England median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
South East median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.11% - +24.14%
England median hourly rate £33.50 £47.50 £43.25
% change year-on-year -29.47% +9.83% +31.06%

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 3,539 3,464 3,806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.36% 21.72% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,224 2,109 2,394
South East median daily rate £438 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.36% +1.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £284 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 73 97
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £19.66 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.46% -44.62% +42.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £49.60 £52.25
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.34%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +5 51 £355 -4.83% 6
Thames Valley -21 35 £375 +3.09% 11
Surrey -21 23 £400 -5.88% 4
Berkshire -30 23 £450 +20.00% 5
Kent +4 8 £400 +17.65% 2
Buckinghamshire +7 6 £375 +15.38% 3
Oxfordshire 0 6 £325 - 3
West Sussex -8 5 £395 +12.86% 5
Middlesex +4 1 £375 -
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 124 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 61 (49.19%) Microsoft
3 60 (48.39%) .NET
4 55 (44.35%) SQL
5 50 (40.32%) Windows
6 48 (38.71%) SQL Server 2016
7 46 (37.10%) Web Services
7 46 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (35.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 42 (33.87%) Oracle
10 41 (33.06%) Windows Server
11 39 (31.45%) Security Cleared
12 38 (30.65%) Java
12 38 (30.65%) Microsoft Azure
13 36 (29.03%) Linux
13 36 (29.03%) HP
13 36 (29.03%) SC Cleared
13 36 (29.03%) VMware
14 35 (28.23%) Oracle Database
15 34 (27.42%) DevOps
16 32 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
17 31 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
17 31 (25.00%) C#
18 30 (24.19%) Selenium
19 29 (23.39%) Oracle APEX
19 29 (23.39%) Software AG
19 29 (23.39%) webMethods
19 29 (23.39%) SoapUI
19 29 (23.39%) API Testing
19 29 (23.39%) HP ALM

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 14 (11.29%) SharePoint
2 13 (10.48%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (7.26%) IIS
4 7 (5.65%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (4.84%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.42%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.42%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.42%) CMS
6 3 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.42%) Kentico
6 3 (2.42%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.81%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (6.45%) SAP APO
1 8 (6.45%) SAP MM
2 6 (4.84%) SAP MDM
3 4 (3.23%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.61%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.81%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.81%) Sage BI
5 1 (0.81%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 38 (30.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.26%) Azure Data Factory
3 4 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.42%) IaaS
4 3 (2.42%) PaaS
5 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (18.55%) PuTTY
1 23 (18.55%) WinSCP
2 7 (5.65%) LAN
2 7 (5.65%) SAN
3 4 (3.23%) HTTP
4 3 (2.42%) DHCP
4 3 (2.42%) DNS
4 3 (2.42%) VPN
5 2 (1.61%) Firewall
5 2 (1.61%) VLAN
6 1 (0.81%) FTP
6 1 (0.81%) Skype
6 1 (0.81%) SMS
6 1 (0.81%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 48 (38.71%) SQL Server 2016
3 44 (35.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (28.23%) Oracle Database
5 31 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 28 (22.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 27 (21.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (16.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 17 (13.71%) SQL Server 2014
10 15 (12.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (11.29%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (9.68%) SSDT
13 11 (8.87%) Relational Database
14 9 (7.26%) Azure SQL Database
15 8 (6.45%) Big Data
16 7 (5.65%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
16 7 (5.65%) Data Lake
16 7 (5.65%) SAP BW
16 7 (5.65%) SAP HANA
17 6 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (24.19%) Selenium
2 29 (23.39%) Oracle APEX
2 29 (23.39%) SoapUI
3 28 (22.58%) HP UFT
3 28 (22.58%) SpecFlow
4 26 (20.97%) Ant
4 26 (20.97%) Eclipse
4 26 (20.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (20.97%) TestNG
5 21 (16.94%) LoadRunner
6 10 (8.06%) Visual Studio
7 6 (4.84%) JIRA
8 4 (3.23%) Toad
9 3 (2.42%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.61%) FxCop
10 2 (1.61%) MSI
10 2 (1.61%) NUnit
10 2 (1.61%) ReSharper
10 2 (1.61%) StyleCop
10 2 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 7 (5.65%) Advertising
2 6 (4.84%) Finance
3 3 (2.42%) Back Office
4 2 (1.61%) Legal
4 2 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.81%) Local Government
5 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (34.68%) Developer
2 21 (16.94%) Analyst
3 18 (14.52%) DBA
4 17 (13.71%) SQL Developer
5 16 (12.90%) SQL DBA
6 10 (8.06%) BizTalk Developer
6 10 (8.06%) Test Analyst
6 10 (8.06%) Tester
7 9 (7.26%) Automation Tester
7 9 (7.26%) SQL Server DBA
8 8 (6.45%) SAP Analyst
8 8 (6.45%) SQL Server Developer
8 8 (6.45%) Test Engineer
9 7 (5.65%) Data Analyst
9 7 (5.65%) SAP Data Analyst
9 7 (5.65%) Test Automation Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (4.84%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
11 5 (4.03%) Database Developer
11 5 (4.03%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (48.39%) .NET
2 46 (37.10%) Web Services
3 14 (11.29%) .NET Framework
3 14 (11.29%) WCF
4 12 (9.68%) CSS
5 11 (8.87%) HTML
6 10 (8.06%) ASP.NET
7 8 (6.45%) AngularJS
7 8 (6.45%) jQuery
8 7 (5.65%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (5.65%) Web Services Management
9 6 (4.84%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (4.03%) JSON
10 5 (4.03%) Node.js
11 4 (3.23%) Ajax
12 3 (2.42%) CSS3
12 3 (2.42%) D3.js
12 3 (2.42%) Kafka
12 3 (2.42%) Natural Language Processing
12 3 (2.42%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.03%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.03%) Fat Client
2 5 (4.03%) PKI
2 5 (4.03%) Thin Client
3 4 (3.23%) AS400
3 4 (3.23%) Clustering
3 4 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.81%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.81%) NHS
6 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.81%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 50 (40.32%) Windows
2 41 (33.06%) Windows Server
3 36 (29.03%) Linux
4 32 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (20.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (6.45%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.42%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.61%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.61%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.81%) Android
10 1 (0.81%) CentOS
10 1 (0.81%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (27.42%) DevOps
3 29 (23.39%) API Testing
4 28 (22.58%) Test Automation
5 27 (21.77%) Scrum
6 24 (19.35%) System Integration Testing
7 21 (16.94%) Performance Testing
7 21 (16.94%) Test Strategy
8 19 (15.32%) ETL
9 17 (13.71%) Migration
10 16 (12.90%) Defect Tracking
11 15 (12.10%) Data Migration
12 14 (11.29%) Kanban
13 13 (10.48%) Collaborative Working
14 11 (8.87%) Service Delivery
15 10 (8.06%) Data Modelling
15 10 (8.06%) ERP
16 9 (7.26%) MVC
16 9 (7.26%) SDLC
16 9 (7.26%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 55 (44.35%) SQL
2 38 (30.65%) Java
3 31 (25.00%) C#
4 28 (22.58%) F#
5 23 (18.55%) T-SQL
6 10 (8.06%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.84%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.42%) Python
8 3 (2.42%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.42%) VBA
9 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.61%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.81%) PHP
10 1 (0.81%) VB
10 1 (0.81%) VB6
Qualifications
1 39 (31.45%) Security Cleared
2 36 (29.03%) SC Cleared
3 23 (18.55%) ISEB
3 23 (18.55%) ISEB Practitioner
3 23 (18.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (5.65%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.81%) CCIE
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.81%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.81%) MCITP
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.29%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.61%) QA
2 2 (1.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) GDPR
3 1 (0.81%) JSP 440
System Software
1 24 (19.35%) vSphere
2 13 (10.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.06%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (7.26%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.42%) Docker
6 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 29 (23.39%) HP ALM
2 11 (8.87%) SCCM
3 6 (4.84%) vRealize
4 5 (4.03%) SCOM
4 5 (4.03%) vCenter Server
5 3 (2.42%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.81%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.81%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 61 (49.19%) Microsoft
2 42 (33.87%) Oracle
3 36 (29.03%) HP
3 36 (29.03%) VMware
4 29 (23.39%) Software AG
4 29 (23.39%) webMethods
5 26 (20.97%) Red Hat
6 10 (8.06%) SAP
7 9 (7.26%) Cisco
8 7 (5.65%) SolarWinds
8 7 (5.65%) Workday
9 6 (4.84%) Citrix
10 5 (4.03%) Cloudera
10 5 (4.03%) EMC
10 5 (4.03%) JD Edwards
11 3 (2.42%) Rackspace
12 2 (1.61%) Fujitsu
12 2 (1.61%) Lumension
12 2 (1.61%) McAfee
12 2 (1.61%) Sage