The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 53 46 41
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 11 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.32% 2.29% 1.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.75% 10.45% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 7
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£325 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £277 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £550 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-50.69% +30.90%
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
163 134 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.61% 21.93% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 86 67
Average daily rate £325 £340 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £446 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £9.00 £23.75 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.10% -35.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2012.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) T-SQL
3 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (47.06%) .NET
5 7 (41.18%) C#
5 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (35.29%) XML
7 5 (29.41%) MVC
7 5 (29.41%) ETL
8 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
8 4 (23.53%) Web Services
8 4 (23.53%) Finance
8 4 (23.53%) JSON
8 4 (23.53%) jQuery
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (17.65%) WCF
9 3 (17.65%) Tableau
9 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (17.65%) Migration
9 3 (17.65%) IIS
9 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
9 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
9 3 (17.65%) CSS
9 3 (17.65%) HTML

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (5.88%) OLAP
7 1 (5.88%) QlikView
7 1 (5.88%) MySQL
7 1 (5.88%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) ReSharper
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) XMLUnit
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) .NET Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (11.76%) DBA
6 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
7 1 (5.88%) Network Support
7 1 (5.88%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) XML
3 4 (23.53%) Web Services
3 4 (23.53%) JSON
3 4 (23.53%) jQuery
4 3 (17.65%) WCF
4 3 (17.65%) HTML
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
4 3 (17.65%) CSS
5 2 (11.76%) SOAP
5 2 (11.76%) LINQ
5 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.88%) CSS3
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5
6 1 (5.88%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ETL
1 5 (29.41%) MVC
2 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) CRM
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Time Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) T-SQL
3 7 (41.18%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCTS
2 1 (5.88%) MCITP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Tableau
3 2 (11.76%) Cognos
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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