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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
England / North West
Rank 102 104 108
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 32 56 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.22% 1.44% 0.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.14% 6.92% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 37 15
Median daily rate £349 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £282 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £418 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -40.00%

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
622 809 714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.76% 20.81% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 526 459
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 20
Median hourly rate £20.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.75% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £17.20 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £67.04 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -1 12 £318 -2.30% 3
Lancashire +10 8 £360 +10.76% 1
Cheshire +19 5 £300 -7.69% 3
Merseyside -2 4 £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 20 January 2017, 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 55 (77.46%) SQL
3 45 (63.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (53.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (47.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 31 (43.66%) T-SQL
7 30 (42.25%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (36.62%) Microsoft
8 26 (36.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 24 (33.80%) SQL Server 2014
9 24 (33.80%) .NET
10 19 (26.76%) C#
11 14 (19.72%) Finance
11 14 (19.72%) ETL
11 14 (19.72%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (18.31%) Windows
12 13 (18.31%) Windows Server
13 11 (15.49%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (12.68%) Migration
15 9 (12.68%) CRM
16 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
16 8 (11.27%) ITIL
16 8 (11.27%) Visual Studio
16 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET
16 8 (11.27%) Replication
16 8 (11.27%) ITIL V3
16 8 (11.27%) Team Foundation Server
17 7 (9.86%) Release Management
17 7 (9.86%) MDX

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 8 (11.27%) 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 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
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 45 (63.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (53.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (47.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (36.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 24 (33.80%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (19.72%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (9.86%) Power BI
9 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
10 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (4.23%) MySQL
11 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
11 3 (4.23%) RDBMS
11 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (2.82%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (2.82%) OLAP
12 2 (2.82%) OLTP
13 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (11.27%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.82%) JIRA
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.41%) Grunt
3 1 (1.41%) Moq
3 1 (1.41%) Protractor
3 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
3 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 42 (59.15%) Developer
2 19 (26.76%) SQL Developer
3 14 (19.72%) DBA
3 14 (19.72%) SQL DBA
4 11 (15.49%) .NET Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Applications Support
6 6 (8.45%) Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (7.04%) C# Developer
7 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Sun Support
8 4 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.63%) SSIS Developer
8 4 (5.63%) T-SQL Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Administrator
9 3 (4.23%) Business Developer
9 3 (4.23%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (4.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.80%) .NET
2 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET
3 7 (9.86%) MDX
4 6 (8.45%) Web Services
5 5 (7.04%) .NET Framework
6 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (5.63%) Entity Framework
6 4 (5.63%) HTML
6 4 (5.63%) jQuery
7 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (4.23%) CSS
7 3 (4.23%) ODBC
8 2 (2.82%) Gherkin
8 2 (2.82%) HTML5
8 2 (2.82%) NHibernate
8 2 (2.82%) SOAP
8 2 (2.82%) WCF
8 2 (2.82%) XML
9 1 (1.41%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Replication
2 3 (4.23%) Clustering
2 3 (4.23%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.82%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Licensing
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 30 (42.25%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (19.72%) ETL
3 11 (15.49%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (12.68%) CRM
4 9 (12.68%) Migration
5 8 (11.27%) ITIL
5 8 (11.27%) ITIL V3
6 7 (9.86%) MVC
6 7 (9.86%) Release Management
7 6 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.04%) Database Mirroring
8 5 (7.04%) Investment Management
8 5 (7.04%) Practice Management
8 5 (7.04%) TDD
9 4 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.63%) Data Modelling
9 4 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (5.63%) High Availability
10 3 (4.23%) Change Management
10 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 55 (77.46%) SQL
2 31 (43.66%) T-SQL
3 19 (26.76%) C#
4 6 (8.45%) VB.NET
5 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.04%) VB
6 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.23%) C++
7 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.82%) VB6
9 1 (1.41%) C
9 1 (1.41%) PHP
9 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 26 (36.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) Sun
3 4 (5.63%) SAP
3 4 (5.63%) VMware
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle
5 2 (2.82%) Cognos
5 2 (2.82%) Tableau
6 1 (1.41%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco
6 1 (1.41%) Citrix
6 1 (1.41%) HP
6 1 (1.41%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.41%) NetApp
6 1 (1.41%) NetSuite
6 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds
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