The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 23 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.27% - 0.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.90% - 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£315 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +4.54%
SQL Server 2012
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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 Liverpool region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
31 42 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 17.61% 28.19% 39.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 32
Average daily rate £300 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) OpenEdge
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (12.50%) MCITP
6 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) Coaching
6 1 (12.50%) Veeam
6 1 (12.50%) vSphere
6 1 (12.50%) High Availability
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (12.50%) SCCM
6 1 (12.50%) Time Management

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (25.00%) OpenEdge
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) XSD
2 1 (12.50%) XSLT
2 1 (12.50%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) MDX
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSD
1 1 (12.50%) MCDBA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Veeam
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco