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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 90 77 75
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 12 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.64% 0.69% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.05% 3.06% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 1
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£329 £325 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.15% +32.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.77 £21.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+89.38% -32.25%
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
394 294 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.99% 22.49% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 202 137
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £255 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £18.45 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.50 £18.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 31 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (76.47%) SQL
3 18 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (52.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (47.06%) T-SQL
5 11 (32.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (26.47%) ETL
7 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 7 (20.59%) .NET
8 7 (20.59%) QA
9 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (17.65%) C#
9 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
9 6 (17.65%) Finance
10 5 (14.71%) Migration
10 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
11 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (11.76%) Windows
11 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
11 4 (11.76%) CSS
11 4 (11.76%) HTML
11 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
11 4 (11.76%) MVC
12 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
12 3 (8.82%) MS Excel

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) SAS
3 1 (2.94%) CMS
3 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) VPN
1 2 (5.88%) SAN
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) NAS
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (52.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (32.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (5.88%) QlikView
6 2 (5.88%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (5.88%) OLAP
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) SQL Developer
3 7 (20.59%) SQL DBA
3 7 (20.59%) DBA
4 5 (14.71%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Project Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) .NET
2 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 4 (11.76%) CSS
3 4 (11.76%) HTML
4 3 (8.82%) jQuery
4 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.94%) JSON
6 1 (2.94%) MDX
6 1 (2.94%) WCF
6 1 (2.94%) SOAP
6 1 (2.94%) XML
6 1 (2.94%) Ajax
6 1 (2.94%) NHibernate
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.94%) HTML5
6 1 (2.94%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.94%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) NHS
1 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.94%) Replication
2 1 (2.94%) Clustering
2 1 (2.94%) Social Network
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
2 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
1 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ETL
2 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
3 5 (14.71%) Migration
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.76%) MVC
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.88%) Service Management
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL
6 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.94%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.94%) Web Development
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) SQL
2 16 (47.06%) T-SQL
3 6 (17.65%) C#
4 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) MCSE
2 2 (5.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) VMware
2 2 (5.88%) Veeam
2 2 (5.88%) Twitter
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco
3 1 (2.94%) Facebook
3 1 (2.94%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix
3 1 (2.94%) Symantec
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Rate: £375 - £425 per day + Mobile phone, laptop
Posted: 14 days ago
Greater Manchester
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago