The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford 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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 23 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.76% 0.98% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.90% 2.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.22% -12.85%
SQL Server 2012
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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 Bradford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
42 74 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 23.20% 36.27% 40.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 44 36
Average daily rate £313 £250 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £402 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

SQL Server 2012
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (83.33%) ETL
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (66.67%) OLAP
3 4 (66.67%) RUP
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) MS Access
4 1 (16.67%) DTS
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
4 1 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (66.67%) OLAP
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (16.67%) MS Access
4 1 (16.67%) DTS
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Database Developer
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Developer
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Database Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 2 (33.33%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ETL
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) RUP
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft