The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Birmingham region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 54 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.12% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.40% 1.41% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
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£361 £419 £570
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.73% -26.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £394 £466
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £444 £674
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
125 142 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.56% 23.20% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 89 90
Average daily rate £325 £388 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +21.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +64.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server 2012
West Midlands

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 31 July 2014.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (83.33%) SQL
3 12 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (50.00%) .NET
5 8 (44.44%) C#
5 8 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (38.89%) MVC
6 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (33.33%) WCF
7 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 5 (27.78%) Web Services
8 5 (27.78%) CRM
8 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
8 5 (27.78%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (27.78%) jQuery
8 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (22.22%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
11 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
11 2 (11.11%) TDD
11 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
11 2 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
11 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 4 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (11.11%) DTS
6 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
7 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (5.56%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 5 (27.78%) CRM Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Business Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Lead Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Developer Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) DBA
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) WCF
3 5 (27.78%) jQuery
3 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
3 5 (27.78%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.56%) MDX
6 1 (5.56%) CSS
6 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.56%) RESTful
6 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (38.89%) MVC
3 5 (27.78%) CRM
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.11%) ETL
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) Document Management
6 1 (5.56%) BDD
6 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) C#
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) VBA
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) MCP
1 1 (5.56%) MCAD
1 1 (5.56%) MCSD
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Facebook
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago