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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
North West / Manchester
Rank 77 76 80
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 12 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.87% 1.67% 1.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.70% 7.26% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 6
Median daily rate £318 £325 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -3.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £405 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -40.00%

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
324 441 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.51% 22.96% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 269 228
Median daily rate £363 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -24.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -3 3 £363 +7.40%
SQL Server 2012
North West

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (82.14%) SQL
3 17 (60.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (60.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (57.14%) T-SQL
5 15 (53.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (46.43%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (42.86%) .NET
8 9 (32.14%) C#
8 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
8 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (28.57%) Migration
9 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (21.43%) Replication
11 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (17.86%) Windows
11 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
12 4 (14.29%) ETL
12 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
12 4 (14.29%) Finance
12 4 (14.29%) MVC
12 4 (14.29%) Power BI
12 4 (14.29%) TDD
13 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
13 3 (10.71%) jQuery
13 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
13 3 (10.71%) Entity Framework

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 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DHCP
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (60.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (60.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (53.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (14.29%) Power BI
7 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (7.14%) MySQL
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
9 1 (3.57%) OLAP
9 1 (3.57%) OLTP
9 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) DBA
2 8 (28.57%) SQL DBA
3 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Developer
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Business Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) T-SQL Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (3.57%) SSIS Developer
7 1 (3.57%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
2 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 3 (10.71%) Entity Framework
2 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 3 (10.71%) jQuery
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
3 2 (7.14%) Gherkin
3 2 (7.14%) NHibernate
3 2 (7.14%) WCF
4 1 (3.57%) Ajax
4 1 (3.57%) HTML5
4 1 (3.57%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) SAML
4 1 (3.57%) SOAP
4 1 (3.57%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) WinForms
4 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Replication
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
1 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (28.57%) Migration
3 4 (14.29%) ETL
3 4 (14.29%) MVC
3 4 (14.29%) TDD
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.71%) Scrum
5 2 (7.14%) BDD
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.14%) CRM
5 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (7.14%) Document Management
5 2 (7.14%) ERP
5 2 (7.14%) ETL Development
6 1 (3.57%) Data Management
6 1 (3.57%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) SQL
2 16 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 9 (32.14%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) C++
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) VB
5 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.14%) VB6
6 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) MCDST
2 1 (3.57%) MCITP
2 1 (3.57%) MCP
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Shibboleth
1 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco
2 1 (3.57%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) NetApp
2 1 (3.57%) NetSuite
2 1 (3.57%) SAP
2 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
2 1 (3.57%) Tableau
2 1 (3.57%) VMware