Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 86 74
Rank change year-on-year -7 -12 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 12 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.81% 0.58% 1.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.36% 2.49% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 15
Wales median daily rate £413 £338 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -28.95% +35.71%
10th Percentile £354 £263 £323
90th Percentile £463 £400 £525
UK median daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +3.23% +1.97% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £33.50 £47.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -29.47% +31.94% +9.09%

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 357 281 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 24.24% 23.36% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 181 169
Wales median daily rate £403 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.03% +3.57% +3.70%
10th Percentile £285 £209 £208
90th Percentile £538 £513 £513
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 12
Wales median hourly rate £11.88 £30.46 £19.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.01% +57.70% -39.65%
10th Percentile £10.73 £17.77 £11.33
90th Percentile £12.63 £40.25 £45.20
UK median hourly rate £28.75 £31.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -7.26% +8.77% +4.34%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -15 11 £413 +22.22% 3
North Wales - 1 £250 -
SQL Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Migration
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) Data Migration
5 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (33.33%) SCCM
5 4 (33.33%) SCOM
5 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) IIS
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) MCSE
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (25.00%) Symantec
6 3 (25.00%) McAfee
6 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification

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 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (25.00%) IIS
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) VLAN
1 3 (25.00%) VSAN
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (8.33%) OLAP
5 1 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (8.33%) Power BI
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (25.00%) Ajax
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) HTML5
1 3 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) CESG
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Data Migration
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) SOA
3 3 (25.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) High Availability
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 2 (16.67%) Security Hardening
4 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) MCSE
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
1 4 (33.33%) SCOM
2 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (25.00%) vCenter Server
2 3 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (8.33%) Ansible
3 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (8.33%) Packer
3 1 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (8.33%) SCOrch
3 1 (8.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) McAfee
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix