The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 82 72 94
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 7 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.52% 0.50% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.30% 2.50% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
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£273 £245 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.22% +11.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £31.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.95% -10.00%
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 Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
305 240 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.56% 20.00% 24.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 144 202
Average daily rate £323 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £349 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.28% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 15
Average hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.09% +27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £27.50 £25.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SQL Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 12 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
Bolton - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Salford - - - -
Wigan - - - - 2
SQL Server 2012
North West

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (73.08%) SQL
3 10 (38.46%) Oracle
3 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (38.46%) Migration
3 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (38.46%) Database Tuning
3 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database
3 10 (38.46%) Performance Analysis
4 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (30.77%) .NET
6 7 (26.92%) C#
7 6 (23.08%) HTML
7 6 (23.08%) CSS
7 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 6 (23.08%) MVC
7 6 (23.08%) jQuery
7 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
8 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (19.23%) XML
9 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
9 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
9 4 (15.38%) Windows
9 4 (15.38%) TDD
10 3 (11.54%) Finance
10 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
10 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (3.85%) Couchbase
7 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.85%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) JMeter
2 1 (3.85%) NUnit
2 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) LLBLGen Pro
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
1 9 (34.62%) DBA
1 9 (34.62%) SQL DBA
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server DBA
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Developer
3 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
4 3 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Database Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 6 (23.08%) CSS
2 6 (23.08%) HTML
2 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
2 6 (23.08%) jQuery
3 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (19.23%) XML
4 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 3 (11.54%) WCF
5 3 (11.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (7.69%) CSS3
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (7.69%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (7.69%) NHibernate
6 2 (7.69%) JSON
6 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) N-Tier
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
2 1 (3.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Migration
1 10 (38.46%) Database Tuning
1 10 (38.46%) Performance Analysis
2 6 (23.08%) MVC
3 4 (15.38%) TDD
4 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (7.69%) ETL
5 2 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (7.69%) OO
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Release Management
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Test-First Development
6 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) C#
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Veeam
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