Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 133 123
Rank change year-on-year -48 -10 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 16 69 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.30% 1.25% 1.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.44% 6.69% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 44 75
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £311 £241 £278
90th Percentile £466 £435 £450
England median daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +3.23% +1.97% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
South West median hourly rate - £47.50 £49.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.06% -
England median hourly rate £33.50 £46.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year -27.57% +172.06% -38.55%

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 1,111 1,031 1,197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 20.88% 18.61% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 650 827
South West median daily rate £403 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.87% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £288 £262 £263
90th Percentile £538 £518 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 21
South West median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +21.21% +46.67%
10th Percentile £18.88 £12.60 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.43 £49.50 £46.25
England median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +14.00%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +6 6 £375 +15.38%
Gloucestershire -7 5 £350 - 3
Wiltshire -7 2 £483 +20.63% 2
Devon +11 1 - -
Bristol -18 1 £450 +20.97%
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 8 (50.00%) .NET
4 7 (43.75%) C#
4 7 (43.75%) MVC
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 5 (31.25%) TDD
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
6 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
6 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
7 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (25.00%) React
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (18.75%) Migration
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle
8 3 (18.75%) Windows
8 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
9 2 (12.50%) Google
9 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS

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 1 (6.25%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) PuTTY
1 1 (6.25%) SMS
1 1 (6.25%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (6.25%) Power BI
6 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
6 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (12.50%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) Ant
4 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
4 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
4 1 (6.25%) TestNG
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Database Developer
4 2 (12.50%) DBA
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Database Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 2 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Insight Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Power BI Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Release and Configuration Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
2 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (25.00%) React
4 2 (12.50%) CSS
4 2 (12.50%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) HTML5
4 2 (12.50%) jQuery
4 2 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Core
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.25%) Dapper ORM
5 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
5 1 (6.25%) Ext JS
5 1 (6.25%) JSON
5 1 (6.25%) LINQ
5 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (6.25%) WCF
5 1 (6.25%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) MVC
2 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 5 (31.25%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 1 (6.25%) API Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Database Security
7 1 (6.25%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (6.25%) DevOps
7 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 1 (6.25%) OpenUP
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Release Management
7 1 (6.25%) SDLC
7 1 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
7 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
5 2 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) F#
6 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) RedGate
3 1 (6.25%) Sage
3 1 (6.25%) Software AG
3 1 (6.25%) Tableau
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) webMethods