The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 22 July 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 North West 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 112 95 141
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +46
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 22 31 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.74% 1.18% 0.031%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.45% 5.45% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 0
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£325 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
638 569 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.52% 21.67% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 308 466
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 34
Average hourly rate £19.50 £33.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.90% +28.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.48 £17.40 £17.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
SQL Server 2012
England

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheshire +5 10 £425 +6.25% 9
Manchester +2 10 £275 -4.34% 9
Merseyside +1 2 - - 3
Lancashire - - - - 2
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (68.09%) SQL
3 19 (40.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (34.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (34.04%) C#
5 15 (31.91%) .NET
6 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
7 13 (27.66%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (27.66%) Migration
8 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET
9 11 (23.40%) CSS
9 11 (23.40%) HTML
9 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (21.28%) .NET Framework
10 10 (21.28%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (21.28%) jQuery
10 10 (21.28%) Oracle
10 10 (21.28%) Visual Studio
10 10 (21.28%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (21.28%) MVC
10 10 (21.28%) Database Tuning
10 10 (21.28%) Oracle Database
10 10 (21.28%) Performance Analysis
11 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (19.15%) T-SQL
11 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
12 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
13 7 (14.89%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (2.13%) LAN
1 1 (2.13%) VoIP
1 1 (2.13%) WAN
1 1 (2.13%) VPN
1 1 (2.13%) SAN
1 1 (2.13%) Firewall
1 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (40.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (34.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (21.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (21.28%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (21.28%) Oracle Database
6 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (4.26%) DTS
9 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
10 1 (2.13%) Couchbase
10 1 (2.13%) RavenDB
10 1 (2.13%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (2.13%) QlikView
10 1 (2.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.13%) YouTrack
3 1 (2.13%) LLBLGen Pro
3 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Developer
2 17 (36.17%) DBA
2 17 (36.17%) SQL DBA
3 9 (19.15%) .NET Developer
4 8 (17.02%) SQL Server DBA
5 6 (12.77%) C# Developer
6 5 (10.64%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Administrator
8 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Data Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Database Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Architect
9 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence Specialist
9 1 (2.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.13%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Server Specialist
9 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) .NET
2 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET
3 11 (23.40%) CSS
3 11 (23.40%) HTML
4 10 (21.28%) .NET Framework
4 10 (21.28%) jQuery
5 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (10.64%) XML
7 4 (8.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (6.38%) WCF
8 3 (6.38%) Web Services
9 2 (4.26%) XSLT
9 2 (4.26%) WinForms
9 2 (4.26%) WPF
9 2 (4.26%) JSON
9 2 (4.26%) NHibernate
9 2 (4.26%) HTML5
9 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.26%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Replication
2 3 (6.38%) Clustering
3 2 (4.26%) NHS
3 2 (4.26%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.13%) Social Media
4 1 (2.13%) CCTV
4 1 (2.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) Migration
2 10 (21.28%) MVC
2 10 (21.28%) Database Tuning
2 10 (21.28%) Performance Analysis
3 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.77%) TDD
4 5 (10.64%) ETL
5 4 (8.51%) Document Management
6 3 (6.38%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.26%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (4.26%) OO
7 2 (4.26%) Scrum
7 2 (4.26%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (4.26%) Test-First Development
7 2 (4.26%) Data Management
7 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (68.09%) SQL
2 16 (34.04%) C#
3 9 (19.15%) T-SQL
3 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.13%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.26%) vSphere
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.28%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) VMware
3 2 (4.26%) Veeam
4 1 (2.13%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco
4 1 (2.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) NetApp
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