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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 76 67 65
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 15 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.37% 1.29% 1.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.20% 4.55% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 5
Median daily rate £283 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £283 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £414 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £25.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+39.80% -32.23%
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
242 286 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.12% 28.49% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 191 99
Median daily rate £413 £439 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.03% +34.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £675 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 6
Median hourly rate £22.54 £24.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% -41.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.69% -8.28%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SQL Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -10 9 - -
Chester +1 2 - -
Congleton - 1 - -
SQL Server 2012
North West

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (81.48%) SQL
3 15 (55.56%) T-SQL
4 14 (51.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (48.15%) .NET
6 12 (44.44%) TDD
7 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (40.74%) MVC
7 11 (40.74%) C#
7 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET
9 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 9 (33.33%) Web Services
9 9 (33.33%) SharePoint
9 9 (33.33%) Entity Framework
9 9 (33.33%) jQuery
9 9 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (29.63%) Windows
10 8 (29.63%) Finance
11 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
11 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
11 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (22.22%) High Availability
12 6 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 5 (18.52%) Translating Business Requirements

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 2 (7.41%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.11%) Moq
3 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) .NET Developer
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Developer
3 9 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 8 (29.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (18.52%) SSIS Developer
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (14.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (14.81%) ETL Developer
8 3 (11.11%) T-SQL Developer
9 2 (7.41%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (7.41%) Architect
9 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (7.41%) DBA
9 2 (7.41%) Migration Engineer
9 2 (7.41%) SQL DBA
9 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Developer
10 1 (3.70%) Analyst
10 1 (3.70%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET
2 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 9 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 9 (33.33%) jQuery
3 9 (33.33%) Web Services
4 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 4 (14.81%) WCF
7 3 (11.11%) HTML
8 2 (7.41%) CSS
8 2 (7.41%) NHibernate
8 2 (7.41%) WinForms
9 1 (3.70%) .NET Remoting
9 1 (3.70%) Ajax
9 1 (3.70%) HTML5
9 1 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Replication
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) TDD
2 11 (40.74%) MVC
3 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
4 6 (22.22%) High Availability
4 6 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (18.52%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (18.52%) Web Development
6 4 (14.81%) Database Tuning
6 4 (14.81%) ETL
6 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
7 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.11%) Migration
7 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.41%) ITIL
8 2 (7.41%) System Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) SQL
2 15 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 11 (40.74%) C#
4 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
1 4 (14.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) AppSense
4 1 (3.70%) SAP