The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 23 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.96% 2.43% 1.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.14% 14.29% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
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£350 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £35.50 -
% change year-on-year
-53.52% -
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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 Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
42 35 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 27.45% 16.99% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 14
Average daily rate £375 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £400 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

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 26 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) ReSharper
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) LINQ
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) ReSharper
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Report Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) MicroStrategy