Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 76 81
Rank change year-on-year -18 +5 -37
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 16 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.97% 1.30% 1.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.96% 4.42% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 21
Wales median daily rate £425 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -26.32% +26.67%
10th Percentile £333 £313 £288
90th Percentile £479 £401 £525
UK median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £31.15 £45.00
% change year-on-year -30.98% -30.78% +34.33%

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 Wales with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 404 339 361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 24.60% 29.35% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 220 260
Wales median daily rate £415 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £305 £255 £208
90th Percentile £566 £575 £557
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Wales median hourly rate £12.75 £18.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.00% -42.31% -0.76%
10th Percentile £10.95 £16.75 £15.90
90th Percentile £15.05 £23.24 £61.80
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year - +1.69% +5.12%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing SQL Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in Wales

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Wales

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Wales over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2012 in Wales

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Wales

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales 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
South Wales -27 14 £425 +25.93% 1
West Wales - 1 £475 -
North Wales - 1 £250 -
SQL Server 2012
UK

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 Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
4 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
5 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) VMware
6 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (25.00%) SOAP
6 4 (25.00%) Web Services
6 4 (25.00%) IIS
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) REST
6 4 (25.00%) SCCM
6 4 (25.00%) SCOM
6 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (18.75%) vSphere
7 3 (18.75%) McAfee ePO

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (25.00%) IIS
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
3 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) VLAN
1 3 (18.75%) VSAN
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
1 3 (18.75%) Fiddler
1 3 (18.75%) Maven
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
5 1 (6.25%) DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (25.00%) REST
2 4 (25.00%) SOAP
2 4 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (18.75%) Ajax
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (18.75%) CSS
3 3 (18.75%) EJB
3 3 (18.75%) Entity Framework
3 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) HTML5
3 3 (18.75%) iBATIS
3 3 (18.75%) Java SE
3 3 (18.75%) jQuery
3 3 (18.75%) Spring
4 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 2 (12.50%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) CESG
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 2 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
2 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) MVC
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (18.75%) SOA
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 2 (12.50%) Coaching
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Security Hardening
5 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) MCSE
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (18.75%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
1 4 (25.00%) SCOM
2 3 (18.75%) Backup Exec
2 3 (18.75%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
2 3 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (18.75%) vCenter Server
2 3 (18.75%) WSUS
3 1 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.25%) Packer
3 1 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
3 1 (6.25%) SCSM
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 3 (18.75%) McAfee
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 3 (18.75%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix