The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 91 81 66
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 5 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.32% 1.10% 1.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.67% 4.68% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 2
Average daily rate
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£295 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 13
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-33.07% -7.14%
SQL Server 2012
England

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 East Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
299 385 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 19.06% 23.53% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 195 136
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 36
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.05 £30.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.12%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

SQL Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
Nottinghamshire - 3 £315 - 4
Derbyshire 0 1 - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 3
SQL Server 2012
England

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (60.00%) C#
3 14 (56.00%) .NET
4 13 (52.00%) SQL
5 10 (40.00%) Web Services
6 9 (36.00%) MVC
6 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (36.00%) Visual Studio
6 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (28.00%) RESTful
7 7 (28.00%) jQuery
7 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (28.00%) LINQ
7 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (28.00%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 7 (28.00%) OOP
7 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (28.00%) NHibernate
8 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
10 3 (12.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (12.00%) WinForms

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (4.00%) OLAP
6 1 (4.00%) VLDB
6 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (4.00%) QlikView
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (24.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (24.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Developer
5 3 (12.00%) SQL DBA
5 3 (12.00%) DBA
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Report Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Designer
7 1 (4.00%) Server Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (4.00%) Business Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Database Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (4.00%) Programmer
7 1 (4.00%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (4.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) .NET
2 10 (40.00%) Web Services
3 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (28.00%) NHibernate
4 7 (28.00%) LINQ
4 7 (28.00%) jQuery
4 7 (28.00%) RESTful
4 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (12.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (12.00%) WinForms
6 2 (8.00%) CSS
6 2 (8.00%) HTML
6 2 (8.00%) WCF
7 1 (4.00%) MDX
7 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (4.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Replication
1 1 (4.00%) Statistics
1 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) MVC
2 7 (28.00%) OOP
2 7 (28.00%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) Scrum
5 1 (4.00%) ETL
5 1 (4.00%) ERP
5 1 (4.00%) Web Development
5 1 (4.00%) Use Case
5 1 (4.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.00%) MVVM
5 1 (4.00%) Complex Event Processing
5 1 (4.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (4.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) C#
2 13 (52.00%) SQL
3 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) MCSA
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle