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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 97 81 90
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 25 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.98% 1.31% 0.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.02% 6.82% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 6
Average daily rate £375 £400 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +30.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £304 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +29.31%
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
622 425 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.37% 19.24% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 245 267
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £33.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +91.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.00 £17.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 7 £450 +34.32% 4
Coventry -6 5 £313 -26.47% 1
Staffordshire - 4 £300 - 1
Warwickshire +3 2 £438 -
Solihull - 2 £450 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £350 - 1
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 75 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 54 (72.00%) SQL
3 38 (50.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (49.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 36 (48.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 30 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (40.00%) T-SQL
6 30 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (28.00%) Windows
8 16 (21.33%) .NET
9 15 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (18.67%) C#
10 14 (18.67%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (17.33%) ETL
11 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 11 (14.67%) Migration
13 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET
13 10 (13.33%) Oracle
14 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
14 9 (12.00%) Data Modelling
14 9 (12.00%) Finance
14 9 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (12.00%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (12.00%) QlikView
14 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 8 (10.67%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (10.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) PTC Creo
2 2 (2.67%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.00%) Office 365
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) LAN
2 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.67%) WAN
3 3 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (4.00%) DHCP
3 3 (4.00%) DNS
4 2 (2.67%) HTTP
4 2 (2.67%) SAN
4 2 (2.67%) Wireless
5 1 (1.33%) Firewall
5 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (50.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (49.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 36 (48.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (18.67%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 9 (12.00%) QlikView
8 9 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (12.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (10.67%) Informix
10 5 (6.67%) OLAP
11 4 (5.33%) OLAP Cube
11 4 (5.33%) Power BI
12 2 (2.67%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (2.67%) DTS
12 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Power View
12 2 (2.67%) PerformancePoint
13 1 (1.33%) Snowflake Schema
13 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (12.00%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Advertising
3 2 (2.67%) Billing
3 2 (2.67%) Games
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (48.00%) Developer
2 20 (26.67%) SQL Developer
3 16 (21.33%) DBA
4 15 (20.00%) SQL DBA
5 14 (18.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 12 (16.00%) T-SQL Developer
7 11 (14.67%) Architect
8 9 (12.00%) C# Developer
8 9 (12.00%) SQL BI Developer
9 8 (10.67%) Data Architect
10 7 (9.33%) Support Engineer
11 6 (8.00%) Business Developer
12 5 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
12 5 (6.67%) ETL Developer
12 5 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
13 4 (5.33%) Analyst
14 3 (4.00%) .NET Architect
14 3 (4.00%) .NET Technical Architect
14 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 3 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.33%) .NET
2 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (10.67%) .NET Framework
3 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (8.00%) XML
5 5 (6.67%) CSS
5 5 (6.67%) Entity Framework
5 5 (6.67%) HTML
5 5 (6.67%) MDX
6 3 (4.00%) Ajax
6 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (4.00%) AutoMapper
6 3 (4.00%) CSS3
6 3 (4.00%) jQuery
6 3 (4.00%) JSON
6 3 (4.00%) LINQ
6 3 (4.00%) StructureMap
6 3 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Replication
2 4 (5.33%) Clustering
2 4 (5.33%) NHS
3 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.00%) Windows
2 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (17.33%) ETL
4 11 (14.67%) Migration
5 9 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (12.00%) Data Modelling
6 8 (10.67%) MVC
6 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (9.33%) Data Migration
8 6 (8.00%) Scrum
8 6 (8.00%) SOA
9 5 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.33%) Data Analysis
10 4 (5.33%) Database Tuning
10 4 (5.33%) Dimensional Modelling
10 4 (5.33%) High Availability
10 4 (5.33%) TDD
11 3 (4.00%) CQRS
11 3 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 54 (72.00%) SQL
2 30 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 14 (18.67%) C#
4 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.67%) VB
5 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.67%) VBScript
6 1 (1.33%) C
6 1 (1.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.33%) Degree
1 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.67%) Perfmon
3 1 (1.33%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.33%) Oracle
3 7 (9.33%) VMware
4 5 (6.67%) Cisco
5 3 (4.00%) arcserve
5 3 (4.00%) HP
6 2 (2.67%) ANSYS
6 2 (2.67%) Birst
6 2 (2.67%) Cognos
6 2 (2.67%) Kofax
6 2 (2.67%) Symantec
7 1 (1.33%) FalconStor
7 1 (1.33%) Sybase
7 1 (1.33%) Tableau
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Capita plc
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago