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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 101 97 87
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 25 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.02% 0.86% 0.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.49% 4.22% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 5
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£325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £271 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £375 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-52.50% +45.45%
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 West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
557 474 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.68% 20.48% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 291 172
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% -37.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.50 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.68 £37.80 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +20.00%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -6 10 £325 -4.41% 4
Coventry +5 4 £315 - 2
Shropshire - 2 - - 1
Walsall - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £335 -
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (70.59%) SQL
3 33 (64.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (56.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (54.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (50.98%) T-SQL
7 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
8 21 (41.18%) .NET
9 20 (39.22%) C#
10 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (27.45%) HTML
13 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET
14 12 (23.53%) CSS
14 12 (23.53%) XML
14 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
15 11 (21.57%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (19.61%) WCF
17 9 (17.65%) .NET Framework
17 9 (17.65%) jQuery
17 9 (17.65%) MVC
17 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
17 9 (17.65%) Visual Studio
17 9 (17.65%) Windows
18 8 (15.69%) Web Services
19 7 (13.73%) TDD
19 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
19 7 (13.73%) Red Gate
19 7 (13.73%) Entity Framework
19 7 (13.73%) CSS3

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.84%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (64.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (56.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (54.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (11.76%) MySQL
6 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (1.96%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (1.96%) HOLAP
9 1 (1.96%) QlikView
9 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.96%) MOLAP
9 1 (1.96%) ROLAP
9 1 (1.96%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 6 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.80%) ReSharper
3 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.96%) XMLUnit
4 1 (1.96%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.96%) Moq
4 1 (1.96%) NUnit
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (66.67%) Developer
2 11 (21.57%) DBA
2 11 (21.57%) SQL DBA
3 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Administrator
3 9 (17.65%) Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) SQL Developer
5 6 (11.76%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Data Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 2 (3.92%) CRM Developer
8 2 (3.92%) AWS Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (41.18%) .NET
2 14 (27.45%) HTML
3 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET
4 12 (23.53%) CSS
4 12 (23.53%) XML
5 10 (19.61%) WCF
6 9 (17.65%) .NET Framework
6 9 (17.65%) jQuery
7 8 (15.69%) Web Services
8 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (13.73%) Entity Framework
8 7 (13.73%) CSS3
9 6 (11.76%) HTML5
9 6 (11.76%) Ajax
9 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (9.80%) Semantic HTML
10 5 (9.80%) Razor View Engine
10 5 (9.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (9.80%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Data Structures
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.57%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (17.65%) MVC
4 7 (13.73%) TDD
5 5 (9.80%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (9.80%) Functional Programming
5 5 (9.80%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (9.80%) Migration
5 5 (9.80%) SOA
6 4 (7.84%) ETL
6 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
6 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.84%) Workflow
6 4 (7.84%) Data Migration
6 4 (7.84%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.88%) Scrum
7 3 (5.88%) OO
7 3 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 36 (70.59%) SQL
2 26 (50.98%) T-SQL
3 20 (39.22%) C#
4 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.76%) MCITP
3 5 (9.80%) MCDBA
4 2 (3.92%) Degree
5 1 (1.96%) MCTS
5 1 (1.96%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) XenApp
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) Red Gate
3 6 (11.76%) Oracle
4 4 (7.84%) Tableau
5 2 (3.92%) Cognos
5 2 (3.92%) Telerik
5 2 (3.92%) Nintex
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco
6 1 (1.96%) Business Objects
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