The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank - 25 27
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.54% 1.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 1.82% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +27.27%
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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 Merseyside region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
93 55 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.20% 29.73% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 33
Average daily rate £320 £411 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.18% +13.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £276 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Merseyside region.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

SQL Server 2012
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Replication
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) DAB
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) DAB
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DBA
1 4 (80.00%) SQL DBA
2 3 (60.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco