Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 85 156
Rank change year-on-year -71 +71 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 39 123 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.75% 2.32% 1.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.72% 10.32% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 96 61
South West median daily rate £350 £340 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - -2.86%
10th Percentile £264 £263 £263
90th Percentile £438 £438 £438
England median daily rate £410 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +9.33% -1.32% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
South West median hourly rate £52.50 £44.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.98% - -
England median hourly rate £30.58 £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -32.06% +100.00% -14.29%

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 1,048 1,192 1,439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 20.19% 22.44% 23.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 839 1,094
South West median daily rate £415 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.47% -1.60% -
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £500
England median daily rate £473 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +9.88% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 34 30
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +0.63% +30.33%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.00 £12.45
90th Percentile £57.55 £47.05 £56.53
England median hourly rate £31.15 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +13.27% -8.33% +9.09%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Bristol -24 10 £325 -3.70% 7
Wiltshire -1 9 £350 - 1
Dorset -5 7 £375 +3.45% 10
Gloucestershire +16 6 £350 +27.27% 5
Somerset -30 4 £356 +3.26% 2
Devon -6 3 £400 +28.00%
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (61.54%) SQL
3 17 (43.59%) .NET
3 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (35.90%) C#
5 14 (35.90%) SQL Server 2016
6 13 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (28.21%) Migration
7 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
7 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
8 9 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (17.95%) Finance
10 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
10 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
11 6 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
11 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
11 6 (15.38%) MVC
11 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (15.38%) Analytics
12 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (12.82%) Power BI
12 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (12.82%) Test Automation

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 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.69%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.56%) GitHub
4 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (2.56%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.56%) SMS
2 1 (2.56%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (35.90%) SQL Server 2016
3 13 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (12.82%) Power BI
8 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (10.26%) SAP BW
10 3 (7.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 3 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (7.69%) Big Data
10 3 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 3 (7.69%) Hadoop
10 3 (7.69%) Lumira
10 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (7.69%) SAP HANA
11 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
2 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.13%) ERwin
4 1 (2.56%) Ant
4 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.56%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.56%) TestNG
4 1 (2.56%) Toad
4 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Law
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.56%) Back Office
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) .NET Developer
3 7 (17.95%) DBA
4 6 (15.38%) Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) SQL DBA
5 5 (12.82%) Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (10.26%) C# Developer
6 4 (10.26%) SQL Developer
6 4 (10.26%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (10.26%) SSIS Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Data Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Power BI Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior DBA
8 2 (5.13%) Senior SQL DBA
8 2 (5.13%) Senior SQL Server DBA
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) .NET
2 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 5 (12.82%) Web Services
4 4 (10.26%) AngularJS
4 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (10.26%) Entity Framework
4 4 (10.26%) HTML
4 4 (10.26%) React
5 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 3 (7.69%) CSS
5 3 (7.69%) Middleware
6 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (5.13%) HTML5
6 2 (5.13%) LDAP
6 2 (5.13%) RESTful
7 1 (2.56%) Angular 2
7 1 (2.56%) Compass CSS Framework
7 1 (2.56%) CSS3
7 1 (2.56%) LESS
7 1 (2.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Replication
3 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.13%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.56%) Unix
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (28.21%) Migration
3 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
5 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.38%) Analytics
5 6 (15.38%) MVC
6 5 (12.82%) ETL
6 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.26%) Data Migration
7 4 (10.26%) SOA
7 4 (10.26%) TDD
8 3 (7.69%) Data Strategy
8 3 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (7.69%) Machine Learning
8 3 (7.69%) Predictive Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) Visualisation
9 2 (5.13%) Actionable Insight
9 2 (5.13%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 2 (5.13%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) SQL
2 14 (35.90%) C#
3 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.69%) Java
4 3 (7.69%) R
5 1 (2.56%) F#
5 1 (2.56%) Perl
5 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.56%) Python
5 1 (2.56%) VB
5 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) Xen
3 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Google
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) SAP
2 4 (10.26%) Tableau
3 3 (7.69%) Adobe
3 3 (7.69%) VMware
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix
4 2 (5.13%) EMC
4 2 (5.13%) IBM
4 2 (5.13%) Nintex
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.56%) BMC
5 1 (2.56%) CA
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) Software AG
5 1 (2.56%) webMethods