The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.69% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.09% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +31.57%
SQL Server 2012
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
22 17 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 18.64% 12.32% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 27
Average daily rate £400 £376 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +15.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +14.28%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Chester

SQL Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

SQL Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

SQL Server 2012
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (100.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Migration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Migration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) VMware