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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 80 66 74
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 20 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.22% 1.90% 1.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.10% 8.64% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 13
Median daily rate £350 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £279 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £12.30 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+204.87% -67.20%
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
392 428 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.83% 21.98% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 266 247
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Median hourly rate £14.75 £19.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.36% -9.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -17.93%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -5 2 £344 +1.85%
Bolton -4 1 £350 +2.94% 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £325 -
SQL Server 2012
North West

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (80.00%) SQL
3 16 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 15 (50.00%) .NET
5 13 (43.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (40.00%) C#
7 11 (36.67%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 8 (26.67%) Migration
10 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (20.00%) Replication
10 6 (20.00%) MVC
11 5 (16.67%) Windows
11 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
11 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (16.67%) TDD
11 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
12 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
12 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (13.33%) jQuery
12 4 (13.33%) HTML
12 4 (13.33%) ETL
12 4 (13.33%) Finance
13 3 (10.00%) Scrum

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) DHCP
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (43.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (10.00%) Power BI
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
8 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (3.33%) MySQL
9 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
9 1 (3.33%) OLAP
9 1 (3.33%) OLTP
9 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
9 1 (3.33%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (3.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) DBA
2 8 (26.67%) SQL DBA
3 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Business Developer
5 3 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) T-SQL Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.33%) Database Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (13.33%) HTML
3 4 (13.33%) jQuery
4 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 3 (10.00%) CSS
4 3 (10.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (10.00%) WCF
5 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.67%) Gherkin
5 2 (6.67%) HTML5
5 2 (6.67%) NHibernate
6 1 (3.33%) Ajax
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (3.33%) CSS3
6 1 (3.33%) Node.js
6 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Replication
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.33%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.33%) Social Network
3 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
1 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (26.67%) Migration
3 6 (20.00%) MVC
4 5 (16.67%) TDD
5 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.33%) ETL
6 3 (10.00%) BDD
6 3 (10.00%) CRM
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (6.67%) Change Management
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Database Mirroring
7 2 (6.67%) Document Management
7 2 (6.67%) ERP
7 2 (6.67%) ETL Development
8 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.33%) SOA
8 1 (3.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) SQL
2 15 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 12 (40.00%) C#
4 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.00%) C++
5 3 (10.00%) VB
6 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.67%) VB6
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) MCDST
2 1 (3.33%) MCITP
2 1 (3.33%) MCP
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Shibboleth
1 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) Facebook
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) NetApp
3 1 (3.33%) NetSuite
3 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.33%) Tableau
3 1 (3.33%) Twitter
3 1 (3.33%) VMware