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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 145 99 94
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 17 60 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 1.61% 1.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.11% 7.03% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 37 18
Median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
- +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £19.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+89.47% -52.50%
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
806 854 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.39% 22.91% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 558 363
Median daily rate £383 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £635 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 17
Median hourly rate £20.50 £19.50 £23.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -15.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

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 May 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 May 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
Cheshire -7 10 £283 -13.07% 1
Manchester -39 5 £395 +17.03% 12
Merseyside -2 2 £275 - 2
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (80.39%) SQL
3 23 (45.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (43.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (41.18%) T-SQL
6 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 18 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (29.41%) .NET
7 15 (29.41%) Windows
8 14 (27.45%) Finance
9 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET
9 13 (25.49%) SharePoint
9 13 (25.49%) C#
9 13 (25.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (23.53%) TDD
11 11 (21.57%) MVC
12 10 (19.61%) Web Services
12 10 (19.61%) .NET Framework
12 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (17.65%) Entity Framework
13 9 (17.65%) Windows Server
13 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (15.69%) jQuery
14 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (13.73%) Software Engineering

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 13 (25.49%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.88%) IIS
3 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.88%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Office
2 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) LAN
1 3 (5.88%) NetScaler
1 3 (5.88%) SAN
1 3 (5.88%) Skype
2 1 (1.96%) DNS
2 1 (1.96%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (45.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (43.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (5.88%) Power BI
10 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
10 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
10 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Power View
11 1 (1.96%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.88%) Moq
3 2 (3.92%) JIRA
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Advertising
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (58.82%) Developer
2 16 (31.37%) SQL Developer
3 10 (19.61%) DBA
3 10 (19.61%) SQL DBA
4 9 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 9 (17.65%) C# Developer
5 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 8 (15.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (11.76%) SSIS Developer
8 5 (9.80%) Business Developer
8 5 (9.80%) SQL Server DBA
9 4 (7.84%) Analyst
9 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (7.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (7.84%) ETL Developer
10 3 (5.88%) Designer
10 3 (5.88%) SQL Data Analyst
10 3 (5.88%) SSAS Developer
10 3 (5.88%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) .NET
2 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET
3 10 (19.61%) .NET Framework
3 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (19.61%) Web Services
4 9 (17.65%) Entity Framework
5 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (15.69%) jQuery
6 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 5 (9.80%) CSS
7 5 (9.80%) HTML
8 4 (7.84%) WCF
9 3 (5.88%) Ajax
9 3 (5.88%) XHTML
9 3 (5.88%) XML
10 2 (3.92%) NHibernate
10 2 (3.92%) WinForms
11 1 (1.96%) .NET Remoting
11 1 (1.96%) JSON
11 1 (1.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Replication
2 3 (5.88%) Clustering
3 2 (3.92%) Data Extraction
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.96%) iPad
4 1 (1.96%) NHS
4 1 (1.96%) PKI
4 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
2 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.92%) Solaris
6 2 (3.92%) Unix
7 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) TDD
2 11 (21.57%) MVC
3 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (13.73%) Software Engineering
5 6 (11.76%) ETL
5 6 (11.76%) High Availability
5 6 (11.76%) Migration
6 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (9.80%) ITIL
6 5 (9.80%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (9.80%) Web Development
7 4 (7.84%) Database Tuning
7 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.88%) Change Management
8 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (80.39%) SQL
2 21 (41.18%) T-SQL
3 13 (25.49%) C#
4 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.88%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.96%) PHP
8 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) SCCM
1 4 (7.84%) SCOM
2 3 (5.88%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.96%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) VMware
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle
4 3 (5.88%) 3PAR
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco
4 3 (5.88%) Citrix
4 3 (5.88%) HP
4 3 (5.88%) Symantec
5 1 (1.96%) AppSense
5 1 (1.96%) Kaspersky
5 1 (1.96%) OpenText
5 1 (1.96%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) SimCorp
5 1 (1.96%) Tableau
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