The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 21 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.44% 1.00% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.71% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £450 £303 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
34 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 16.59% 17.91% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 17
Average daily rate £450 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2012
England

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) Tableau
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) DBA
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Tableau
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