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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 61 56 68
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 18 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.66% 1.27% 0.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.96% 5.46% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 0
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£375 £408 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.97% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £21.75 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+70.29% -31.49%
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
201 183 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.53% 23.25% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 93 79
Average daily rate £375 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £251 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -1.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -2.16%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Warrington -15 5 £338 -7.53% 3
Chester - 1 £279 - 3
SQL Server 2012
North West

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (82.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
5 17 (60.71%) SQL
6 16 (57.14%) ETL
6 16 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (53.57%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (53.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (53.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (39.29%) T-SQL
9 6 (21.43%) .NET
9 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (17.86%) Finance
10 5 (17.86%) Migration
10 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
10 5 (17.86%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (14.29%) PowerPivot
12 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (10.71%) Dimensional Modelling
12 3 (10.71%) MDX
12 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Power View
12 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
12 3 (10.71%) C#
12 3 (10.71%) IIS

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (10.71%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.57%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (3.57%) SAP Business One
3 1 (3.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (82.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (53.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (53.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (53.57%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Power View
7 2 (7.14%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (7.14%) OLAP
7 2 (7.14%) DTS
7 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
8 1 (3.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Local Government
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) SQL Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Business Developer
4 6 (21.43%) SQL DBA
4 6 (21.43%) DBA
5 3 (10.71%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Database Developer
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Database Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Applications Support
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) MDX
3 2 (7.14%) Middleware
4 1 (3.57%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Replication
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
1 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) ETL
1 16 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Migration
3 5 (17.86%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
4 3 (10.71%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Analytics
5 2 (7.14%) Data Management
5 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.14%) CRM
5 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.57%) ERP
6 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Data Transformation
6 1 (3.57%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.71%) C#
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) SAP
2 2 (7.14%) Remedy
3 1 (3.57%) Teradata
3 1 (3.57%) NetSuite
3 1 (3.57%) Cognos
3 1 (3.57%) Sage
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