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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 86 75 71
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 14 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.86% 1.13% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.33% 5.65% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 2
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£363 £344 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £398 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-50.69% +30.90%
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
323 283 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.73% 20.04% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 164 118
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 8
Average hourly rate £16.75 £20.35 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.68% -49.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £78.75 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 April 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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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
Rochdale - 1 - - 1
Sale - - - -
Stockport - - - -
SQL Server 2012
North West

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (76.19%) SQL
3 12 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (52.38%) T-SQL
5 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (33.33%) ETL
7 7 (33.33%) .NET
8 6 (28.57%) C#
9 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
9 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (23.81%) QA
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
11 3 (14.29%) CSS
11 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (9.52%) Twitter
12 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (9.52%) Entity Framework
12 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (9.52%) Clustering
12 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
12 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
12 2 (9.52%) Release Management
12 2 (9.52%) jQuery
12 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
12 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.76%) QlikView
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 7
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) DBA
4 3 (14.29%) SQL DBA
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Business Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 3 (14.29%) CSS
3 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (9.52%) Entity Framework
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
4 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) jQuery
5 1 (4.76%) JSON
5 1 (4.76%) WCF
5 1 (4.76%) SOAP
5 1 (4.76%) NHibernate
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (4.76%) Sass
5 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Social Network
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ETL
2 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) MVC
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Release Management
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (4.76%) SOA
4 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.76%) BDD
4 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
4 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Web Development
4 1 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) T-SQL
3 6 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) VB
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Twitter
3 1 (4.76%) Veeam
3 1 (4.76%) Tableau
3 1 (4.76%) Facebook
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