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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
England / South West
Rank 91 92 107
Rank change year-on-year +1 +15  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 42 43 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.64% 1.50% 1.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.40% 7.08% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 34 22
Median daily rate £313 £338 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.40% -4.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £214 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £353
% change year-on-year -7.14% -0.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year -36.47% +73.46%  

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 West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 447 607 713
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.47% 21.16% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 438 515
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.47% -35.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £15.00 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.90 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 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
Bristol 0 10 £338 -8.47% 7
Gloucestershire +4 9 £275 -38.88%
Wiltshire +3 9 £208 -44.66%
Somerset - 7 £325 - 2
Dorset +5 1 £225 -21.73% 2
SQL Server 2012
England

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 West region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 94 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 54 (57.45%) SQL
3 50 (53.19%) .NET
3 50 (53.19%) Microsoft
4 44 (46.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 43 (45.74%) C#
6 37 (39.36%) T-SQL
7 30 (31.91%) ASP.NET
8 29 (30.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 27 (28.72%) MVC
10 25 (26.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 23 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (24.47%) MS Excel
12 22 (23.40%) JavaScript
12 22 (23.40%) Team Foundation Server
13 21 (22.34%) Windows
14 20 (21.28%) Scrum
14 20 (21.28%) SQL Server 2014
15 19 (20.21%) Visual Studio
15 19 (20.21%) HTML
15 19 (20.21%) Microsoft Azure
15 19 (20.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 17 (18.09%) Security Cleared
17 15 (15.96%) ASP.NET Web API
18 14 (14.89%) Windows Server
18 14 (14.89%) SC Cleared
18 14 (14.89%) WCF
18 14 (14.89%) HTML5
19 13 (13.83%) Amazon AWS
19 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2012

SQL Server 2012
Top Related 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 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (4.26%) IIS
1 4 (4.26%) MS Exchange
1 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.06%) CMS
3 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.06%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (1.06%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (24.47%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.38%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Pegasus Opera
2 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (13.83%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) PuTTY
1 4 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (4.26%) WinSCP
2 2 (2.13%) DNS
2 2 (2.13%) Firewall
2 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (46.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (30.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (26.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (21.28%) SQL Server 2014
6 19 (20.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (12.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (11.70%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (8.51%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (7.45%) DTS
11 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (5.32%) Oracle Database
13 4 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (2.13%) MySQL
14 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
14 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
15 1 (1.06%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 22 (23.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (20.21%) Visual Studio
3 10 (10.64%) Git (software)
4 8 (8.51%) SpecFlow
5 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (4.26%) Ant
6 4 (4.26%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.26%) HP UFT
6 4 (4.26%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.26%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (4.26%) Selenium
6 4 (4.26%) SoapUI
6 4 (4.26%) TeamCity
6 4 (4.26%) TestNG
6 4 (4.26%) Toad
7 3 (3.19%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.19%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (1.06%) MSI
8 1 (1.06%) WiX
General
1 11 (11.70%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Advertising
3 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.06%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.06%) Electronics
4 1 (1.06%) Games
4 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Military
Job Titles
1 58 (61.70%) Developer
2 36 (38.30%) .NET Developer
3 20 (21.28%) SQL Developer
4 19 (20.21%) C# .NET Developer
4 19 (20.21%) C# Developer
5 18 (19.15%) DBA
6 16 (17.02%) SQL DBA
7 10 (10.64%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (9.57%) SSIS Developer
9 8 (8.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (8.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (8.51%) SQL Server Developer
9 8 (8.51%) T-SQL Developer
10 7 (7.45%) Administrator
10 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 7 (7.45%) HTML Developer
11 6 (6.38%) SQL BI Developer
11 6 (6.38%) SSRS Developer
12 5 (5.32%) ETL Developer
12 5 (5.32%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (53.19%) .NET
2 30 (31.91%) ASP.NET
3 19 (20.21%) HTML
4 15 (15.96%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (14.89%) HTML5
5 14 (14.89%) WCF
6 13 (13.83%) CSS
7 12 (12.77%) .NET Framework
8 10 (10.64%) LINQ
9 9 (9.57%) Entity Framework
9 9 (9.57%) jQuery
10 8 (8.51%) AngularJS
10 8 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 7 (7.45%) Silverlight
12 6 (6.38%) Web Services
13 5 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (5.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 4 (4.26%) Ajax
14 4 (4.26%) XML
15 3 (3.19%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.38%) Clustering
1 6 (6.38%) Data Structures
2 5 (5.32%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.26%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.26%) Replication
4 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.13%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.13%) PKI
4 2 (2.13%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.34%) Windows
2 14 (14.89%) Windows Server
3 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (8.51%) Linux
4 8 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.72%) MVC
2 23 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (21.28%) Scrum
4 13 (13.83%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (11.70%) Migration
5 11 (11.70%) TDD
6 10 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (9.57%) ETL
7 9 (9.57%) Web Development
8 8 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.51%) Data Management
8 8 (8.51%) Kimball Methodology
9 7 (7.45%) BDD
9 7 (7.45%) Test Automation
10 6 (6.38%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.38%) Integration Testing
11 5 (5.32%) Automated Testing
11 5 (5.32%) Data Analysis
11 5 (5.32%) ERP
11 5 (5.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (57.45%) SQL
2 43 (45.74%) C#
3 37 (39.36%) T-SQL
4 22 (23.40%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.64%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.26%) F#
6 4 (4.26%) Java
6 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.26%) VB
7 1 (1.06%) C
7 1 (1.06%) PHP
7 1 (1.06%) PHP 5
7 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.06%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (18.09%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.19%) ISEB
3 3 (3.19%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (3.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) QA
2 4 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.19%) SLA
4 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (4.26%) vSphere
4 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) vRealize
2 2 (2.13%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (2.13%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (53.19%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.83%) VMware
3 9 (9.57%) Oracle
4 7 (7.45%) Xamarin
5 6 (6.38%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.32%) SAP
7 4 (4.26%) HP
7 4 (4.26%) Pegasus
7 4 (4.26%) QAD
8 2 (2.13%) Cisco
8 2 (2.13%) JD Edwards
8 2 (2.13%) Sun
9 1 (1.06%) DevExpress
9 1 (1.06%) RedGate
9 1 (1.06%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.06%) Twitter
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