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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank - 28 21
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 1.26% 1.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 5.13% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £280 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -5.71%
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
42 39 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 19.63% 24.53% 37.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 33
Median daily rate £300 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £260 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £420 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 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