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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 66 61 70
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 23 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.52% 1.37% 0.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.57% 7.11% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £301 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £405 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £46.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-58.91% +68.18%
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
304 239 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.05% 19.29% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 136 112
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £458 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £38.75 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.96% -4.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £24.59 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £87.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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
Cheadle - 2 - - 2
Rochdale - 1 - - 1
Bolton - 1 £350 - 1
Bury - 1 £220 - 1
SQL Server 2012
North West

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (75.86%) SQL
3 17 (58.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (48.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (48.28%) T-SQL
5 10 (34.48%) ETL
6 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (27.59%) .NET
7 8 (27.59%) QA
8 7 (24.14%) C#
9 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
9 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (17.24%) Finance
10 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
10 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (13.79%) CSS
11 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
12 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
12 3 (10.34%) Degree
12 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (10.34%) Migration
12 3 (10.34%) Windows
12 3 (10.34%) HTML
12 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
12 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
12 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) VPN
1 2 (6.90%) SAN
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) NAS
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (58.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (48.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (3.45%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (3.45%) OLAP
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) SQL Developer
3 6 (20.69%) SQL DBA
3 6 (20.69%) DBA
4 5 (17.24%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) .NET
2 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
3 4 (13.79%) CSS
4 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (10.34%) HTML
5 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
5 2 (6.90%) jQuery
6 1 (3.45%) WCF
6 1 (3.45%) NHibernate
6 1 (3.45%) JSON
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (3.45%) Sass
6 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Clustering
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Social Network
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) ETL
2 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) MVC
5 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.90%) Release Management
6 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Web Development
6 1 (3.45%) BDD
6 1 (3.45%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (3.45%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.45%) Analytics
6 1 (3.45%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) T-SQL
3 7 (24.14%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) VB6
5 1 (3.45%) VB
5 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Twitter
2 2 (6.90%) Veeam
3 1 (3.45%) Facebook
3 1 (3.45%) Google
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
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