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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 39 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.00% 1.05% 1.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.06% 4.00% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
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£200 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-50.69% +30.90%
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
79 50 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 19.80% 26.18% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 31 29
Average daily rate £344 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £175.00 £14.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-92.00% +1083.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -8 3 £200 - 5
Birkenhead - - - - 1
SQL Server 2012
North West

SQL Server 2012
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Replication
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) High Availability
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (14.29%) SCCM
5 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) DAB
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) DAB
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) DBA
1 6 (85.71%) SQL DBA
2 3 (42.86%) Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
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