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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
England / North West
Rank 110 125 112
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 27 35 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.04% 0.91% 1.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.17% 4.47% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 18
Median daily rate £350 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £420 £397
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-36.47% -

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
647 783 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.94% 20.42% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 503 486
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £46.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -19.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £57.75 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +13 13 £338 -14.55% 12
Cheshire +24 5 £350 +7.69% 4
Merseyside 0 4 £350 -12.50%
Lancashire - 2 £342 - 2
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 73 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 54 (73.97%) SQL
3 49 (67.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (57.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (49.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 32 (43.84%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (41.10%) T-SQL
8 29 (39.73%) .NET
9 26 (35.62%) Microsoft
9 26 (35.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 21 (28.77%) SQL Server 2014
11 20 (27.40%) C#
12 17 (23.29%) Windows
13 15 (20.55%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (20.55%) Windows Server
14 13 (17.81%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (16.44%) Migration
15 12 (16.44%) ETL
16 11 (15.07%) CRM
16 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET
17 10 (13.70%) Finance
18 9 (12.33%) MVC
18 9 (12.33%) Replication
18 9 (12.33%) ITIL
19 8 (10.96%) IIS
19 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
19 8 (10.96%) MDX
20 7 (9.59%) Dynamics CRM
20 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
20 7 (9.59%) Web Services

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 8 (10.96%) IIS
2 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.85%) Apache
3 5 (6.85%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.37%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.37%) SAS
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Foundation
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.11%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) DNS
1 1 (1.37%) Firewall
1 1 (1.37%) FTP
1 1 (1.37%) Intranet
1 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (67.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (57.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (49.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (35.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (28.77%) SQL Server 2014
7 15 (20.55%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (8.22%) Power BI
9 5 (6.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (4.11%) MySQL
11 2 (2.74%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (1.37%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 1 (1.37%) Cognos Report Studio
12 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
12 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (1.37%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (9.59%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.11%) JIRA
3 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.37%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.37%) Grunt
4 1 (1.37%) Moq
4 1 (1.37%) Protractor
4 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.37%) YouTrack
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Local Government
3 1 (1.37%) Advertising
3 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (60.27%) Developer
2 16 (21.92%) SQL Developer
3 15 (20.55%) DBA
3 15 (20.55%) SQL DBA
4 13 (17.81%) .NET Developer
5 8 (10.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Applications Support
6 6 (8.22%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.48%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Sun Support
9 3 (4.11%) Administrator
9 3 (4.11%) Business Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.11%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (4.11%) SSIS Developer
9 3 (4.11%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (39.73%) .NET
2 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET
3 8 (10.96%) MDX
4 7 (9.59%) Web Services
5 6 (8.22%) .NET Framework
5 6 (8.22%) HTML
6 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 5 (6.85%) CSS
6 5 (6.85%) Entity Framework
7 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (5.48%) jQuery
7 4 (5.48%) XML
8 3 (4.11%) ODBC
8 3 (4.11%) WCF
9 2 (2.74%) ADO.NET
9 2 (2.74%) Gherkin
9 2 (2.74%) HTML5
9 2 (2.74%) LINQ
9 2 (2.74%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Replication
2 4 (5.48%) Clustering
3 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.29%) Windows
2 15 (20.55%) Windows Server
3 13 (17.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) CentOS
5 1 (1.37%) Linux
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.84%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (16.44%) ETL
2 12 (16.44%) Migration
3 11 (15.07%) CRM
4 9 (12.33%) ITIL
4 9 (12.33%) MVC
5 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (9.59%) ITIL V3
5 7 (9.59%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (8.22%) Release Management
7 5 (6.85%) Change Management
7 5 (6.85%) Database Mirroring
7 5 (6.85%) Document Management
8 4 (5.48%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.48%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.48%) Investment Management
8 4 (5.48%) Practice Management
8 4 (5.48%) TDD
9 3 (4.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 54 (73.97%) SQL
2 30 (41.10%) T-SQL
3 20 (27.40%) C#
4 7 (9.59%) VB.NET
5 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.85%) C++
6 5 (6.85%) VB
7 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.74%) VB6
9 1 (1.37%) PHP
9 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.11%) DBS Check
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.74%) Degree
4 1 (1.37%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.37%) HNC
4 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.37%) MCP
4 1 (1.37%) MCPD
4 1 (1.37%) MCSE
4 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Firmware
1 1 (1.37%) MetaFrame
1 1 (1.37%) Shibboleth
1 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) BladeLogic
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 26 (35.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) Sun
3 4 (5.48%) SAP
4 2 (2.74%) Cognos
4 2 (2.74%) VMware
5 1 (1.37%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.37%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.37%) Citrix
5 1 (1.37%) HP
5 1 (1.37%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle
5 1 (1.37%) Tableau
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