The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 62 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 10 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.09% 1.02% 0.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.00% 4.47% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
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£325 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £380 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £440 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +27.27%
SQL Server 2012
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
200 179 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.74% 22.83% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 90 68
Average daily rate £388 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £238 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £466 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £33.00 £26.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -34.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.96% -5.00%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -3 2 £279 - 1
Warrington 0 1 £400 +14.28% 5
Northwich -1 1 £325 -23.52%
SQL Server 2012
North West

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (73.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (63.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (63.16%) SQL
4 11 (57.89%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (52.63%) T-SQL
6 9 (47.37%) ETL
7 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
9 6 (31.58%) QlikView
10 5 (26.32%) C#
10 5 (26.32%) DTS
10 5 (26.32%) .NET
10 5 (26.32%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (21.05%) PowerPivot
12 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (15.79%) MDX
12 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
12 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
12 3 (15.79%) Migration
12 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Power View
12 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
13 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
13 2 (10.53%) RDBMS

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (73.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (63.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (57.89%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (31.58%) QlikView
8 5 (26.32%) DTS
8 5 (26.32%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Power View
10 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
11 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (5.26%) OLAP
11 1 (5.26%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Legal
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
1 1 (5.26%) Local Government
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Business Developer
4 4 (21.05%) DBA
4 4 (21.05%) Report Developer
4 4 (21.05%) SQL DBA
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Business Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) MDX
3 1 (5.26%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) ETL
2 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) Data Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.26%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (5.26%) Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Coaching
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) T-SQL
3 5 (26.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) MCTS
1 1 (5.26%) MCITP
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
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