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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 103 99 109
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 48 58 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.53% 1.40% 0.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.90% 6.93% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 38 20
Median daily rate £355 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £433 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £12.30 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+204.87% -67.20%
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
813 837 728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.86% 20.26% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 521 467
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 17
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £15.90 £17.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £52.47 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -19 18 £348 +2.96% 3
Lancashire +1 10 £343 +5.38% 1
Cheshire +19 8 £325 -13.33% 1
Merseyside +2 8 £375 -6.25% 1
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 71 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 54 (76.06%) SQL
3 43 (60.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (52.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (45.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 29 (40.85%) T-SQL
7 28 (39.44%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (38.03%) .NET
9 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
10 23 (32.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (30.99%) SQL Server 2014
11 22 (30.99%) C#
12 14 (19.72%) Finance
13 13 (18.31%) Windows
13 13 (18.31%) ETL
13 13 (18.31%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (18.31%) Windows Server
14 10 (14.08%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (14.08%) CRM
14 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET
15 9 (12.68%) Visual Studio
15 9 (12.68%) Migration
15 9 (12.68%) MVC
16 8 (11.27%) Replication
16 8 (11.27%) ITIL
16 8 (11.27%) ITIL V3
16 8 (11.27%) Team Foundation Server
17 7 (9.86%) Release Management
17 7 (9.86%) JavaScript

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 6 (8.45%) IIS
1 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.63%) Apache
3 2 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.82%) SAS
4 1 (1.41%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.23%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) DHCP
1 1 (1.41%) DNS
1 1 (1.41%) Firewall
1 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (60.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (52.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (45.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (32.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (30.99%) SQL Server 2014
7 13 (18.31%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (7.04%) Power BI
10 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
11 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
11 3 (4.23%) RDBMS
11 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
12 2 (2.82%) MySQL
12 2 (2.82%) OLAP
12 2 (2.82%) OLTP
13 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.82%) JIRA
5 1 (1.41%) Grunt
5 1 (1.41%) Moq
5 1 (1.41%) Protractor
5 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.41%) YouTrack
General
1 14 (19.72%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Local Government
3 1 (1.41%) Advertising
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (60.56%) Developer
2 19 (26.76%) SQL Developer
3 13 (18.31%) .NET Developer
3 13 (18.31%) DBA
3 13 (18.31%) SQL DBA
4 8 (11.27%) Applications Support
5 7 (9.86%) C# Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (7.04%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Sun Support
8 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 4 (5.63%) SSIS Developer
8 4 (5.63%) T-SQL Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Administrator
9 3 (4.23%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (4.23%) SSRS Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (38.03%) .NET
2 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.45%) .NET Framework
3 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (8.45%) MDX
3 6 (8.45%) Web Services
4 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (7.04%) HTML
4 5 (7.04%) jQuery
5 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 4 (5.63%) CSS
5 4 (5.63%) Entity Framework
6 3 (4.23%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.23%) HTML5
6 3 (4.23%) ODBC
6 3 (4.23%) WCF
7 2 (2.82%) NHibernate
7 2 (2.82%) Node.js
7 2 (2.82%) SOAP
7 2 (2.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Replication
2 2 (2.82%) Clustering
2 2 (2.82%) Data Extraction
2 2 (2.82%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.41%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.41%) NHS
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Licensing
3 1 (1.41%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.31%) Windows
1 13 (18.31%) Windows Server
2 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.82%) Linux
3 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.41%) AIX
4 1 (1.41%) CentOS
4 1 (1.41%) Solaris
4 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (39.44%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (18.31%) ETL
3 10 (14.08%) CRM
3 10 (14.08%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (12.68%) Migration
4 9 (12.68%) MVC
5 8 (11.27%) ITIL
5 8 (11.27%) ITIL V3
6 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.86%) Release Management
7 6 (8.45%) TDD
8 5 (7.04%) Investment Management
8 5 (7.04%) Practice Management
9 4 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.63%) Data Modelling
9 4 (5.63%) Database Mirroring
10 3 (4.23%) Change Management
10 3 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (4.23%) Scrum
10 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 54 (76.06%) SQL
2 29 (40.85%) T-SQL
3 22 (30.99%) C#
4 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.45%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.04%) VB
7 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.23%) C++
8 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.82%) VB6
10 1 (1.41%) C
10 1 (1.41%) PHP
10 1 (1.41%) Ruby
10 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.82%) MCSE
3 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.41%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.41%) Degree
4 1 (1.41%) MCDST
4 1 (1.41%) MCITP
4 1 (1.41%) MCP
4 1 (1.41%) MCTS
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) Firmware
2 1 (1.41%) MetaFrame
2 1 (1.41%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.41%) SCCM
1 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) Sun
3 5 (7.04%) SAP
4 4 (5.63%) VMware
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle
6 2 (2.82%) Cognos
6 2 (2.82%) Tableau
7 1 (1.41%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco
7 1 (1.41%) Citrix
7 1 (1.41%) Facebook
7 1 (1.41%) HP
7 1 (1.41%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.41%) NetApp
7 1 (1.41%) NetSuite
7 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.41%) Twitter
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