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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 60 49 48
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 10 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.30% 1.33% 2.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.02% 6.49% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 14
Median daily rate £300 £350 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -3.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-34.32% -4.28%
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
166 154 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.50% 20.53% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 94 80
Median daily rate £413 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -

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 29 July 2016.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (65.00%) SQL
4 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (40.00%) Finance
6 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
6 8 (40.00%) ETL
6 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (25.00%) ITIL
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (20.00%) Server Building
9 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 4 (20.00%) Windows
9 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
9 4 (20.00%) C#
9 4 (20.00%) .NET
9 4 (20.00%) LAN
9 4 (20.00%) WAN
9 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 4 (20.00%) Dell
9 4 (20.00%) Cisco

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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
1 4 (20.00%) Internet
1 4 (20.00%) LAN
1 4 (20.00%) WAN
1 4 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (15.00%) QlikView
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (10.00%) OLTP
9 1 (5.00%) MOLAP
9 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
9 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
9 1 (5.00%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Moq
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) SQL Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) SQL BI Developer
4 4 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
5 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) QlikView Developer
5 3 (15.00%) SSAS Developer
5 3 (15.00%) SSRS Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Server Support
6 2 (10.00%) Server Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (5.00%) DBA
7 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (15.00%) jQuery
2 3 (15.00%) WCF
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) Ajax
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (5.00%) MDX
4 1 (5.00%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
1 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ETL
2 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (20.00%) Server Building
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.00%) Data Transformation
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) MVC
7 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
7 1 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.00%) TDD
7 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) Dell
2 4 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) CODA
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com