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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 59 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 13 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.39% 0.91% 2.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.00% 4.05% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 11
Average daily rate £325 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +29.31%
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
130 173 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.86% 22.53% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 113 105
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £521 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £36.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +118.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £36.00 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £36.00 £102.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 10 £325 +18.18% 1
Chester - 2 - - 1
SQL Server 2012
North West

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (75.00%) SQL
3 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (54.17%) T-SQL
4 13 (54.17%) .NET
5 12 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (45.83%) C#
7 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
7 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (37.50%) TDD
8 9 (37.50%) MVC
9 8 (33.33%) Finance
9 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 8 (33.33%) jQuery
9 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (29.17%) Entity Framework
10 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
10 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (29.17%) Web Services
11 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
11 6 (25.00%) ETL
11 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (20.83%) Translating Business Requirements
12 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
12 5 (20.83%) Web Development
12 5 (20.83%) Windows
12 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (4.17%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (8.33%) DTS
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.33%) Moq
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 8 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 7 (29.17%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (29.17%) C# Developer
5 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (16.67%) T-SQL Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Business Developer
7 3 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Consultant
8 2 (8.33%) Database Developer
8 2 (8.33%) ETL Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Server Support
8 2 (8.33%) SQL Database Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (33.33%) jQuery
3 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
3 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (29.17%) Entity Framework
3 7 (29.17%) Web Services
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (8.33%) HTML
5 2 (8.33%) WCF
6 1 (4.17%) Ajax
6 1 (4.17%) CSS
6 1 (4.17%) HTML5
6 1 (4.17%) Middleware
6 1 (4.17%) NHibernate
6 1 (4.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
1 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) MVC
1 9 (37.50%) TDD
2 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (25.00%) ETL
3 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) Translating Business Requirements
3 5 (20.83%) Web Development
4 3 (12.50%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.33%) Data Transformation
5 2 (8.33%) Database Tuning
5 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.33%) High Availability
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
6 1 (4.17%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) SQL
2 13 (54.17%) T-SQL
3 11 (45.83%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Cognos
2 2 (8.33%) Teradata
3 1 (4.17%) AppSense
3 1 (4.17%) NetSuite
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Remedy
3 1 (4.17%) Sage
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
Warrington, Cheshire
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