Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 15 December 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 West
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 158 99
Rank change year-on-year -54 -59 +53
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 20 44 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.31% 0.79% 1.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.38% 4.11% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 34 86
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £259 £287 £275
90th Percentile £525 £438 £444
England median daily rate £425 £411 £380
% change year-on-year +3.34% +8.22% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +7.53% -
10th Percentile £32.50 £46.25 £42.00
90th Percentile £38.50 £57.75 £49.80
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -33.33% +109.30%

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 West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,449 1,071 1,240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 22.37% 19.28% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 990 678 846
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £310 £279 £263
90th Percentile £575 £527 £525
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 35
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -14.47% -
10th Percentile £18.59 £13.39 £12.00
90th Percentile £64.13 £58.75 £46.90
England median hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -1.52% +17.86% +2.30%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing SQL Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in the South West

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in the South West

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the South West over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2012 in the South West

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in the South West

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Somerset -5 8 £425 +13.33%
Bristol -22 4 £250 -23.08% 3
Wiltshire -30 4 £500 +42.86% 2
Gloucestershire -17 3 £350 - 2
Devon -6 1 - -
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 West region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (80.00%) SQL
3 11 (55.00%) Windows
4 10 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (35.00%) Finance
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (20.00%) Power BI
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (20.00%) ETL
10 4 (20.00%) Oracle
10 4 (20.00%) Firewall
10 4 (20.00%) VMware
11 3 (15.00%) Migration

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics 365
1 3 (15.00%) IaaS
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (15.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (20.00%) Power BI
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (15.00%) MySQL
7 3 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
7 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (5.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) DBA
1 4 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 3 (15.00%) Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Configuration Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Release and Configuration Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Release Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Sage Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
1 2 (10.00%) Dapper ORM
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) HTML5
1 2 (10.00%) jQuery
1 2 (10.00%) JSON
1 2 (10.00%) LINQ
1 2 (10.00%) MDX
1 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (10.00%) WCF
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
1 2 (10.00%) WebSockets
2 1 (5.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (20.00%) ETL
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (15.00%) Data Deduplication
3 3 (15.00%) Data Management
3 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (15.00%) DevOps
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Open Source
4 2 (10.00%) Data Transformation
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
2 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) McAfee
4 2 (10.00%) Twitter
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) RedGate
5 1 (5.00%) Sage
5 1 (5.00%) SAP