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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 42 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.58% 0.54% 0.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.55% 2.56% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -18.75%
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 Merseyside region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
129 78 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 37.61% 21.20% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 41 28
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £480 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -17.46%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 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
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
Liverpool - 2 £275 - 2
SQL Server 2012
North West

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Data Extraction
4 2 (40.00%) Data Mapping
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Solaris
4 2 (40.00%) ETL
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) DNS

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) OLTP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) DBA
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Data Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Data Mapping
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) OpenText
3 1 (20.00%) SimCorp