The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
England / West Midlands
Rank 102 105 76
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -29
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 20 27 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.83% 1.03% 1.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.48% 4.14% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 27
Median daily rate £285 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
446 652 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.52% 24.91% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 382 281
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 13
Median hourly rate £33.00 £20.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -30.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.45 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the West Midlands region.

SQL Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Birmingham +2 10 £280 -37.07% 3
Herefordshire - 5 £285 -
Staffordshire -2 1 £388 +29.16% 2
Coventry -8 1 £400 +28.00% 2
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (63.64%) SQL
3 28 (50.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (41.82%) T-SQL
6 21 (38.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
9 18 (32.73%) .NET
10 17 (30.91%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (27.27%) C#
11 15 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (25.45%) Test Automation
12 14 (25.45%) MVC
12 14 (25.45%) SDLC
12 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2014
13 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET
14 11 (20.00%) Data Management
14 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
14 11 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 11 (20.00%) Master Data Management
15 10 (18.18%) Test Planning
15 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
15 10 (18.18%) HTML
15 10 (18.18%) .NET Framework
16 9 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (16.36%) Migration
16 9 (16.36%) Defect Management
16 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2016
17 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (7.27%) MS Exchange
1 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
2 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.27%) Office 365
3 2 (3.64%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.82%) IaaS
4 1 (1.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) LDAP
2 1 (1.82%) 3G
2 1 (1.82%) DAB
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) Intranet
2 1 (1.82%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (50.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (38.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (30.91%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (12.73%) Data Lake
9 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (5.45%) MySQL
12 1 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (1.82%) Event Store
12 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (1.82%) Power BI
12 1 (1.82%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.82%) MSTest
4 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Advertising
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (56.36%) Developer
2 13 (23.64%) .NET Developer
3 11 (20.00%) Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) SQL Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Business Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) SSRS Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Cognos Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Administrator
8 3 (5.45%) DBA
8 3 (5.45%) Digital User Researcher
8 3 (5.45%) SQL DBA
8 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) User Researcher
8 3 (5.45%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.64%) ETL Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.73%) .NET
2 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET
3 10 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 10 (18.18%) HTML
4 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 8 (14.55%) CSS
5 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (12.73%) Entity Framework
6 5 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (9.09%) Web Services
7 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
7 4 (7.27%) WCF
7 4 (7.27%) XML
8 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (5.45%) jQuery
9 2 (3.64%) JSON
9 2 (3.64%) OAuth
9 2 (3.64%) RESTful
9 2 (3.64%) XSD
9 2 (3.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Clustering
2 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Windows
2 5 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.45%) MVC
2 14 (25.45%) SDLC
2 14 (25.45%) Test Automation
3 11 (20.00%) Data Management
3 11 (20.00%) Master Data Management
4 10 (18.18%) Test Planning
5 9 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (16.36%) Defect Management
5 9 (16.36%) Migration
6 8 (14.55%) Waterfall
7 7 (12.73%) Business Process Mapping
7 7 (12.73%) ETL
7 7 (12.73%) Use Case
8 5 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.09%) Web Development
9 4 (7.27%) Data Migration
9 4 (7.27%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (7.27%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 35 (63.64%) SQL
2 23 (41.82%) T-SQL
3 15 (27.27%) C#
4 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.09%) Java
6 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.82%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.64%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 4 (7.27%) XenApp
4 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.64%) Docker
5 2 (3.64%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Cognos
3 5 (9.09%) VMware
4 4 (7.27%) Citrix
4 4 (7.27%) Veeam
5 2 (3.64%) Google
5 2 (3.64%) IDERA
5 2 (3.64%) RedGate
5 2 (3.64%) Tableau
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco
6 1 (1.82%) Dell
6 1 (1.82%) HP
6 1 (1.82%) JDA
6 1 (1.82%) Kaspersky
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle
6 1 (1.82%) Xamarin