The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank - 36 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.44% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 1.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £363 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-22.33% -32.23%
SQL Server 2012
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
23 75 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.54% 33.33% 40.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 47 36
Average daily rate £425 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £286 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Staffordshire region.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) NHS
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) LINQ
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) StructureMap
3 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) CQRS
3 3 (60.00%) AutoMapper
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Cognos
5 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (20.00%) ETL
5 1 (20.00%) MDX
5 1 (20.00%) QlikView

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) QlikView
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) SSIS Developer
3 2 (40.00%) SSRS Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (20.00%) ETL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SSAS Developer
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 3 (60.00%) AutoMapper
1 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (60.00%) LINQ
1 3 (60.00%) StructureMap
2 1 (20.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) CQRS
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle