The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 43 55 24
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -31
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 5 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.14% 0.39% 3.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.00% 2.27% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 8
Average daily rate
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£275 £190 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -36.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £46.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-58.91% +68.18%
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 Lancashire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
100 88 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.78% 17.02% 25.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 55 30
Average daily rate £375 £379 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% +26.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £625 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £46.00 £23.15 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.70% -22.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £23.15 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £23.15 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 2015. 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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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
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Job
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SQL Server 2012
North West

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (66.67%) Migration
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) DTS
4 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 4 (44.44%) VBScript
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) ETL
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (11.11%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
6 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
6 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
6 1 (11.11%) PowerPivot
6 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (11.11%) SSDT
6 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) .NET

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (66.67%) DTS
4 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) SSDT
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modeller
3 1 (11.11%) ETL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
1 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
1 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
2 4 (44.44%) VBScript
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft