The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 126 124 111
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 29 44 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 0.98% 1.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.19% 4.32% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 16
Median daily rate £375 £375 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £475 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £24.00 - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.04 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+21.49% +70.29%
SQL Server 2012
England

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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
910 1018 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.60% 22.64% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 681 473
Median daily rate £375 £415 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +22.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 19 13
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £67.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

SQL Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the North West region.

SQL Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Manchester -13 13 £331 -11.66% 15
Merseyside +12 9 £375 +20.96% 8
Cheshire -14 3 £363 -3.33% 3
Cumbria - 2 £375 -
Lancashire +16 1 £338 -23.07% 1
SQL Server 2012
England

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 North West region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (65.00%) SQL
3 19 (47.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 17 (42.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (40.00%) Finance
5 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (27.50%) T-SQL
6 11 (27.50%) Windows
6 11 (27.50%) Windows Server
6 11 (27.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (22.50%) ITIL
8 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (17.50%) ETL
9 7 (17.50%) Sun
9 7 (17.50%) CRM
9 7 (17.50%) .NET
9 7 (17.50%) Release Management
9 7 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (17.50%) ITIL V3
10 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (15.00%) Migration
10 6 (15.00%) C#
11 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 5 (12.50%) SAP
11 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
11 5 (12.50%) VMware
11 5 (12.50%) MVC
11 5 (12.50%) Practice Management

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) Apache
2 3 (7.50%) IIS
3 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.50%) NServiceBus
4 1 (2.50%) SAS
4 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) DHCP
1 1 (2.50%) DNS
1 1 (2.50%) SAN
1 1 (2.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (47.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 17 (42.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (27.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
7 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
7 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
9 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (5.00%) Power BI
9 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
10 1 (2.50%) OLTP
10 1 (2.50%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (2.50%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.00%) JIRA
2 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.50%) Grunt
3 1 (2.50%) Moq
3 1 (2.50%) Protractor
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Advertising
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Developer
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Applications Support
4 5 (12.50%) DBA
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 5 (12.50%) Sun Support
5 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (10.00%) SSIS Developer
6 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Data Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.50%) SQL BI Developer
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Data Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (7.50%) SSRS Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 3 (7.50%) CSS
4 3 (7.50%) Entity Framework
4 3 (7.50%) HTML
4 3 (7.50%) jQuery
4 3 (7.50%) ODBC
4 3 (7.50%) WCF
5 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.00%) Gherkin
5 2 (5.00%) NHibernate
5 2 (5.00%) Node.js
6 1 (2.50%) MDX
6 1 (2.50%) SOAP
6 1 (2.50%) Web Services
6 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Data Extraction
1 3 (7.50%) Replication
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.50%) FlexPod
2 1 (2.50%) NHS
2 1 (2.50%) Social Network
2 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Windows
1 11 (27.50%) Windows Server
2 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.50%) Solaris
3 3 (7.50%) Unix
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.50%) AIX
5 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) CRM
2 7 (17.50%) ETL
2 7 (17.50%) ITIL V3
2 7 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (17.50%) Release Management
3 6 (15.00%) Migration
4 5 (12.50%) Investment Management
4 5 (12.50%) MVC
4 5 (12.50%) Practice Management
5 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (10.00%) TDD
6 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.50%) BDD
6 3 (7.50%) Change Management
6 3 (7.50%) High Availability
7 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) T-SQL
3 6 (15.00%) C#
4 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby
6 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) MCDST
2 1 (2.50%) MCITP
2 1 (2.50%) MCSE
2 1 (2.50%) MCTS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) Firmware
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) SCOM
3 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.50%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) Sun
3 5 (12.50%) SAP
3 5 (12.50%) VMware
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) EMC
6 1 (2.50%) Facebook
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) NetApp
6 1 (2.50%) NetSuite
6 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.50%) Tableau
6 1 (2.50%) Twitter
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Rate: £340 - £370 per day
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