Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 114 126
Rank change year-on-year -53 +12 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 23 91 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.45% 1.74% 1.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.11% 9.06% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 68 78
South West median daily rate £350 £334 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.87% -4.64% -3.45%
10th Percentile £274 £263 £263
90th Percentile £392 £438 £438
England median daily rate £413 £375 £385
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.60% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
South West median hourly rate - £40.00 -
England median hourly rate £31.25 £40.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.88% +116.22% -18.97%

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 1,088 1,004 1,252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.11% 19.25% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 664 943
South West median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £287 £257 £263
90th Percentile £542 £525 £502
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 29 17
South West median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +90.48% -22.22%
10th Percentile £21.13 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £85.15 £43.00 £47.75
England median hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +12.07% +11.54% -13.33%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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
Gloucestershire +2 7 £350 +27.27% 11
Somerset -11 6 £375 +15.38% 3
Wiltshire -3 4 £288 -28.13% 2
Dorset -6 4 - - 7
Bristol -23 2 £343 +1.48% 1
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (65.22%) .NET
3 12 (52.17%) C#
4 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
5 9 (39.13%) Visual Studio
5 9 (39.13%) MVC
6 8 (34.78%) Migration
6 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
6 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
6 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (30.43%) TDD
7 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
7 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (30.43%) React
8 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (21.74%) Finance
9 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (21.74%) Google
10 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (17.39%) Tableau
10 4 (17.39%) Analytics
10 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (17.39%) SAP BW

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 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (13.04%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) PuTTY
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
1 1 (4.35%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (17.39%) SAP BW
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (13.04%) Big Data
5 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
5 3 (13.04%) Lumira
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (13.04%) SAP HANA
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (8.70%) Power BI
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Ant
2 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) TestNG
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) .NET Developer
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Database Developer
5 3 (13.04%) DBA
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Database Developer
5 3 (13.04%) SQL DBA
5 3 (13.04%) SSIS Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) T-SQL Developer
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior DBA
7 1 (4.35%) Senior SQL Server DBA
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
3 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
3 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (30.43%) React
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.70%) CSS
5 2 (8.70%) Entity Framework
5 2 (8.70%) Ext JS
5 2 (8.70%) HTML
5 2 (8.70%) HTML5
5 2 (8.70%) jQuery
5 2 (8.70%) LDAP
5 2 (8.70%) Web Services
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.35%) LESS
6 1 (4.35%) Middleware
6 1 (4.35%) Sass
6 1 (4.35%) SOAP
6 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) MVC
2 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (34.78%) Migration
2 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
2 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
3 7 (30.43%) TDD
4 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) Analytics
7 3 (13.04%) Commercial Awareness
7 3 (13.04%) Data Development
7 3 (13.04%) Data Strategy
7 3 (13.04%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (13.04%) ETL
7 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
8 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
8 2 (8.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (8.70%) SDLC
9 1 (4.35%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) C#
2 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
4 3 (13.04%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) F#
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Google
2 4 (17.39%) SAP
2 4 (17.39%) Tableau
3 3 (13.04%) Adobe
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Nintex
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) BMC
5 1 (4.35%) CA
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Software AG
5 1 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) webMethods