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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 65 56 61
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 3 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.38% 1.84% 1.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.62% 9.13% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 1
Median daily rate £363 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.04 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+21.49% +70.29%
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
185 230 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.36% 20.18% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 167 99
Median daily rate £403 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.86 - £10.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £33.55 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.30% +41.26%

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 24 September 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 +8 2 £325 - 1
SQL Server 2012
North West

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) High Availability
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) ETL
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) MS Office
6 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (12.50%) Replication

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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) NServiceBus
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Grunt
1 1 (12.50%) Moq
1 1 (12.50%) Protractor
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) DBA
3 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (25.00%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) ETL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning DBA
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SSAS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SSRS Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SSRS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SSRS Report Writer
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (12.50%) Autofac
1 1 (12.50%) AutoMapper
1 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
1 1 (12.50%) MDX
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
1 1 (12.50%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) High Availability
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Database Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) VMware