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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 95 75 61
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 4 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 1.51% 1.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.10% 6.69% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 11
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £266 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £406 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
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
364 344 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.26% 22.60% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 236 147
Median daily rate £375 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 11
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £19.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -4.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £14.50 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £19.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.59 £28.13 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.66%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Bury -1 1 £281 +27.50%
SQL Server 2012
North West

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
8 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (13.33%) Power BI
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco
8 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
8 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (13.33%) Citrix
8 2 (13.33%) SAN
8 2 (13.33%) LAN
8 2 (13.33%) HP
8 2 (13.33%) Symantec
8 2 (13.33%) MVC
8 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) Replication
8 2 (13.33%) NetBackup

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 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (13.33%) Power BI
7 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
7 1 (6.67%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (6.67%) SAP HANA
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (26.67%) DBA
3 4 (26.67%) SQL DBA
4 3 (20.00%) Business Developer
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SSAS Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SSIS Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SSRS Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Designer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
1 1 (6.67%) MDX
1 1 (6.67%) Node.js
1 1 (6.67%) RESTful
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
1 1 (6.67%) WCF
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Social Network
2 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) BDD
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (6.67%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) ETL Development
4 1 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (6.67%) Logistics
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Optimisation
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco
1 2 (13.33%) Citrix
1 2 (13.33%) HP
1 2 (13.33%) Symantec
2 1 (6.67%) Facebook
2 1 (6.67%) Kaspersky
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Tableau
2 1 (6.67%) Twitter