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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 58 44 46
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 8 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.04% 2.11% 2.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.94% 10.56% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 11
Median daily rate £375 £343 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.04 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+21.49% +70.29%
SQL Server 2012
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
162 142 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.15% 19.94% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 89 105
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% +36.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £15.75 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £20.45 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (61.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 7 (38.89%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 5 (27.78%) .NET
7 5 (27.78%) C#
7 5 (27.78%) ITIL
7 5 (27.78%) ETL
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 4 (22.22%) Firewall
8 4 (22.22%) Wireless
8 4 (22.22%) LAN
8 4 (22.22%) WAN
8 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 4 (22.22%) Dell
8 4 (22.22%) Cisco
8 4 (22.22%) IBM
8 4 (22.22%) Internet
8 4 (22.22%) Windows
8 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
8 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
1 4 (22.22%) Internet
1 4 (22.22%) LAN
1 4 (22.22%) WAN
1 4 (22.22%) Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (61.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (16.67%) QlikView
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (5.56%) MOLAP
8 1 (5.56%) ROLAP
8 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Billing
4 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) SQL BI Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) QlikView Developer
5 3 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Server Support
6 2 (11.11%) Server Support Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) SSAS Developer
6 2 (11.11%) SSRS Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Azure Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) jQuery
3 3 (16.67%) WCF
4 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
4 2 (11.11%) LINQ
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (5.56%) MDX
5 1 (5.56%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (5.56%) REST
5 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
5 1 (5.56%) SOAP
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) WPF
5 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (27.78%) ETL
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (22.22%) Server Building
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Web Development
6 1 (5.56%) Data Mapping
6 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
6 1 (5.56%) High Availability
6 1 (5.56%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (5.56%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 5 (27.78%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (5.56%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Dell
2 4 (22.22%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) CODA
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com