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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 32 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.39% 0.47% 0.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.51% 1.82% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£315 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +4.54%
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
47 55 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 16.38% 25.94% 38.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 36 44
Average daily rate £280 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £170 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £371 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. 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
Liverpool -1 4 £315 -10.00%
Wirral - - - -
SQL Server 2012
North West

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (20.00%) SCCM
6 2 (20.00%) MDX
6 2 (20.00%) Veeam
6 2 (20.00%) vSphere
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Replication
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) OpenEdge
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
7 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) MDX
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XSD
2 1 (10.00%) XSLT
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
1 2 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSD
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Veeam
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco