The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Lancashire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 47 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.48% 0.48% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.57% 2.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £190 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
56 46 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.33% 22.01% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 54
Average daily rate £275 £322 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.59% +21.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £213 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £468 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £23.15 £30.00 £130.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.83% -76.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2012
North West

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool - 1 - -
Chorley - - - -
Preston - - - -
SQL Server 2012
North West

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) LLBLGen Pro
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Data Conversion
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) LLBLGen Pro
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) DBA
1 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Information Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) VMware