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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 84 75 70
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 7 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.46% 0.66% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.01% 3.10% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
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£275 £290 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -27.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
348 258 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.73% 21.15% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 156 147
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £17.15 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £33.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.56%

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 27 February 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
Stockport - - - - 1
Wigan - - - - 2
SQL Server 2012
North West

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (41.18%) C#
4 7 (41.18%) .NET
5 6 (35.29%) T-SQL
6 4 (23.53%) MVC
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (23.53%) TDD
6 4 (23.53%) NUnit
7 3 (17.65%) WCF
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (17.65%) ETL
7 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (11.76%) Windows
8 2 (11.76%) MS Office
8 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Firewall
8 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
8 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (11.76%) Release Management
8 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
8 2 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 7
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.88%) QlikView
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) NUnit
2 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) JMeter
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Developer
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Business Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) WCF
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.88%) JSON
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) SOAP
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (5.88%) Sass
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) MVC
1 4 (23.53%) TDD
2 3 (17.65%) ETL
2 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Release Management
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) C#
3 6 (35.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.88%) VB6
4 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Tableau
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 days ago