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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 57 51 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 10 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.27% 1.40% 1.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.37% 6.98% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £375 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-52.50% +45.45%
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
157 129 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.90% 20.03% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 79 36
Average daily rate £345 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £35.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +20.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
4 7 (41.18%) .NET
5 6 (35.29%) C#
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) WCF
6 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (29.41%) HTML
6 5 (29.41%) Web Services
6 5 (29.41%) XML
6 5 (29.41%) CSS
6 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
7 4 (23.53%) ETL
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
7 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
7 4 (23.53%) JSON
7 4 (23.53%) HTML5
8 3 (17.65%) Entity Framework
8 3 (17.65%) Tableau
8 3 (17.65%) jQuery
8 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
8 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 3 (17.65%) OO

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) PowerPivot
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (5.88%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (5.88%) HOLAP
5 1 (5.88%) QlikView
5 1 (5.88%) MOLAP
5 1 (5.88%) ROLAP
5 1 (5.88%) MySQL
5 1 (5.88%) OLAP
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) ReSharper
3 1 (5.88%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (5.88%) Moq
3 1 (5.88%) NUnit
3 1 (5.88%) XMLUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
5 2 (11.76%) DBA
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.88%) Network Support
6 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) WCF
3 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
3 5 (29.41%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) Web Services
3 5 (29.41%) XML
3 5 (29.41%) CSS
4 4 (23.53%) JSON
4 4 (23.53%) HTML5
5 3 (17.65%) Entity Framework
5 3 (17.65%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.76%) SOAP
6 2 (11.76%) OAuth
6 2 (11.76%) MDX
6 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.76%) REST
6 2 (11.76%) CSS3
6 2 (11.76%) LINQ
7 1 (5.88%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
1 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (23.53%) ETL
3 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
4 3 (17.65%) OO
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) Workflow
5 2 (11.76%) OOD
5 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Time Management
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) BDD
6 1 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
3 6 (35.29%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) MCTS
2 1 (5.88%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) XenApp
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Tableau
3 2 (11.76%) Cognos
3 2 (11.76%) Telerik
3 2 (11.76%) Nintex
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix