Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 158 107
Rank change year-on-year -49 -51 +41
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 18 50 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.29% 0.90% 1.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.35% 4.59% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 36 82
South West median daily rate £363 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.96% +4.57% +6.87%
10th Percentile £256 £294 £282
90th Percentile £475 £438 £474
England median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
South West median hourly rate - £47.50 £48.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.04% -
England median hourly rate £21.50 £39.33 £45.00
% change year-on-year -45.33% -12.61% +36.36%

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 1,330 1,090 1,258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.77% 19.71% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 694 872
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +13.88% -6.33%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £257
90th Percentile £551 £538 £522
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 29
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.86% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £17.16 £14.40 £12.00
90th Percentile £67.50 £53.50 £48.00
England median hourly rate £32.99 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +8.16% +7.02% +3.64%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -1 9 £425 +9.68%
Gloucestershire -9 3 £350 -
Bristol -18 2 £350 +3.70% 2
Wiltshire -22 2 £483 +23.72% 1
Devon +4 1 - -
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (83.33%) SQL
3 10 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 10 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (44.44%) Windows
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
6 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (33.33%) Oracle
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (27.78%) .NET
7 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (22.22%) PaaS
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
8 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
8 4 (22.22%) Finance
8 4 (22.22%) MVC
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
8 4 (22.22%) C#
8 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
9 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (16.67%) Open Source

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 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (22.22%) PaaS
3 3 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) PuTTY
1 1 (5.56%) SMS
1 1 (5.56%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
5 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 3 (16.67%) MySQL
6 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
8 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (5.56%) OLAP
8 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (5.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
3 3 (16.67%) Selenium
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (5.56%) Ant
4 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.56%) TestNG
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) DBA
1 5 (27.78%) SQL DBA
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Release and Configuration Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Release Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Insight Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Power BI Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Sage 200 Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Tableau Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) Dapper ORM
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) HTML5
3 2 (11.11%) jQuery
3 2 (11.11%) JSON
3 2 (11.11%) LINQ
3 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (11.11%) WCF
3 2 (11.11%) WebSockets
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Core
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.56%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
1 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
1 4 (22.22%) MVC
2 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) Data Management
2 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) Open Source
2 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) TDD
3 2 (11.11%) UML
3 2 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (5.56%) ERP
4 1 (5.56%) ETL
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) OOP
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
4 4 (22.22%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) F#
6 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
2 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Twitter
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) RedGate
3 1 (5.56%) Sage
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Software AG
3 1 (5.56%) Tableau
3 1 (5.56%) webMethods