Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 108 143
Rank change year-on-year -37 +35 +18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 52 104 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.93% 1.79% 1.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.75% 8.38% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 80 72
South West median daily rate £372 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.29% +3.70% -
10th Percentile £296 £275 £268
90th Percentile £438 £451 £400
England median daily rate £413 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £46.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.15% - -
England median hourly rate £31.15 £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -30.78% +100.00% -35.71%

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 1095 1241 1529
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.49% 21.37% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 860 1146
South West median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £281 £257 £263
90th Percentile £530 £525 £500
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 38
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -18.80% +11.76%
10th Percentile £14.55 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £47.75 £56.53
England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +16.67%

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 18 November 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 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 18 November 2017. 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
Bristol -14 13 £325 -4.41% 2
Wiltshire -13 11 £390 +4.00% 1
Gloucestershire +17 10 £350 +7.69%
Somerset -20 8 £375 +7.14%
Devon -13 5 £400 +28.00%
Dorset +5 4 £375 +7.14%
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 52 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (71.15%) SQL
3 25 (48.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (46.15%) .NET
5 21 (40.38%) C#
6 17 (32.69%) SQL Server 2016
7 16 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
9 14 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET
11 11 (21.15%) MVC
11 11 (21.15%) Unit Testing
12 10 (19.23%) Migration
12 10 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
12 10 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2014
13 9 (17.31%) Test Automation
13 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
13 9 (17.31%) T-SQL
13 9 (17.31%) Java
13 9 (17.31%) Visual Studio
13 9 (17.31%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (15.38%) Windows
14 8 (15.38%) VMware
14 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
15 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012

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 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.62%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 25 (48.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.54%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (5.77%) Office 365
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) DHCP
1 3 (5.77%) DNS
1 3 (5.77%) Extranet
1 3 (5.77%) Intranet
1 3 (5.77%) PuTTY
1 3 (5.77%) WinSCP
2 2 (3.85%) SAN
3 1 (1.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (32.69%) SQL Server 2016
3 16 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (17.31%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (11.54%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
8 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (5.77%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 3 (5.77%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (5.77%) MySQL
9 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
9 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (5.77%) Power BI
10 2 (3.85%) SAP BW
10 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (17.31%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.69%) ERwin
4 3 (5.77%) Ant
4 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.77%) HP UFT
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (5.77%) Selenium
4 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
4 3 (5.77%) SpecFlow
4 3 (5.77%) TestNG
4 3 (5.77%) Toad
5 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.85%) LoadRunner
5 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.92%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.92%) Back Office
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (53.85%) Developer
2 16 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 7 (13.46%) DBA
4 6 (11.54%) Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) C# Developer
4 6 (11.54%) SQL DBA
4 6 (11.54%) SSIS Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) SQL Developer
5 5 (9.62%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Data Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse Architect
7 3 (5.77%) SharePoint Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Database Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (46.15%) .NET
2 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
4 7 (13.46%) Web Services
5 6 (11.54%) HTML
5 6 (11.54%) React
6 5 (9.62%) CSS
6 5 (9.62%) Entity Framework
7 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
7 4 (7.69%) WCF
8 3 (5.77%) Angular 2
8 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (5.77%) HTML5
9 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (3.85%) Dapper ORM
9 2 (3.85%) jQuery
9 2 (3.85%) LINQ
9 2 (3.85%) RESTful
9 2 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Clustering
2 3 (5.77%) Replication
2 3 (5.77%) RIA
3 2 (3.85%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.85%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (11.54%) Linux
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.77%) CentOS
5 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (21.15%) MVC
2 11 (21.15%) Unit Testing
3 10 (19.23%) Migration
4 9 (17.31%) Test Automation
5 6 (11.54%) TDD
6 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
7 4 (7.69%) Analytics
7 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 4 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 4 (7.69%) ETL
7 4 (7.69%) SOA
8 3 (5.77%) API Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (5.77%) Machine Learning
8 3 (5.77%) Predictive Analysis
8 3 (5.77%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 37 (71.15%) SQL
2 21 (40.38%) C#
3 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 9 (17.31%) Java
4 9 (17.31%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.77%) F#
5 3 (5.77%) PHP
5 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.77%) R
6 2 (3.85%) VB
6 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
3 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) ISEB
4 1 (1.92%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.77%) Samba
2 3 (5.77%) Squid
2 3 (5.77%) vSphere
3 2 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.85%) Xen
4 1 (1.92%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Nagios
1 3 (5.77%) Webmin
1 3 (5.77%) Xymon
2 2 (3.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) VMware
3 7 (13.46%) Oracle
4 6 (11.54%) Google
4 6 (11.54%) Red Hat
5 5 (9.62%) Citrix
6 3 (5.77%) HP
6 3 (5.77%) Veeam
7 2 (3.85%) EMC
7 2 (3.85%) IBM
7 2 (3.85%) RedGate
7 2 (3.85%) SAP
7 2 (3.85%) Tableau
7 2 (3.85%) Twitter
8 1 (1.92%) Adobe
8 1 (1.92%) Software AG
8 1 (1.92%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.92%) webMethods
8 1 (1.92%) Xamarin