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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 106 75 97
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +22
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 30 44 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.09% 1.72% 1.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.79% 7.37% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 36 18
Median daily rate £378 £344 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.81% +6.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £12.30 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £12.30 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+204.87% -67.20%
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
518 597 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.91% 23.33% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 375 290
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 27
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.09 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.89 £33.55 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -22.90%

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 7 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Coventry -11 13 £425 +25.77%
Birmingham -6 11 £295 -34.44% 1
Herefordshire +18 1 £450 +35.84%
Warwickshire -5 1 - - 1
Staffordshire -7 1 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £340 -
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 60 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 51 (85.00%) SQL
3 35 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 29 (48.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (38.33%) T-SQL
7 22 (36.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (31.67%) .NET
10 17 (28.33%) C#
11 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (26.67%) SharePoint
11 16 (26.67%) Active Directory
12 15 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (25.00%) ASP.NET
13 14 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (21.67%) .NET Framework
15 12 (20.00%) Data Management
15 12 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
16 11 (18.33%) Visual Studio
16 11 (18.33%) MVC
16 11 (18.33%) Migration
16 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
16 11 (18.33%) Master Data Management
16 11 (18.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 11 (18.33%) SQL Server 2014
17 10 (16.67%) Test Planning
17 10 (16.67%) SDLC

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 16 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 10 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (11.67%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.67%) MS Office
2 4 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (8.33%) Office 365
3 2 (3.33%) IaaS
3 2 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) DHCP
1 3 (5.00%) DNS
1 3 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (5.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (5.00%) MPLS
1 3 (5.00%) SAN
1 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.67%) DAB
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
2 1 (1.67%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) LAN
2 1 (1.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.67%) WAN
2 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (48.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (36.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (18.33%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (11.67%) Data Lake
9 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (6.67%) PerformancePoint
12 3 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (3.33%) Power BI
14 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Power View
14 1 (1.67%) MOLAP
14 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
14 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
14 1 (1.67%) PowerPivot
14 1 (1.67%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 20 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (18.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 11 (18.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.67%) MSTest
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Advertising
2 2 (3.33%) Back Office
2 2 (3.33%) Billing
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) Developer
2 17 (28.33%) .NET Developer
3 13 (21.67%) SQL Developer
4 10 (16.67%) Administrator
5 9 (15.00%) Analyst
6 7 (11.67%) C# Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Business Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (8.33%) DBA
8 5 (8.33%) SQL DBA
9 4 (6.67%) SharePoint Administrator
9 4 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Azure Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Digital User Researcher
10 3 (5.00%) ETL Developer
10 3 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.67%) .NET
2 15 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (21.67%) .NET Framework
4 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (16.67%) Web Services
5 9 (15.00%) WCF
6 8 (13.33%) HTML
7 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 7 (11.67%) Entity Framework
8 6 (10.00%) CSS
8 6 (10.00%) XML
8 6 (10.00%) XSD
8 6 (10.00%) XSLT
9 5 (8.33%) jQuery
9 5 (8.33%) OAuth
9 5 (8.33%) RESTful
9 5 (8.33%) SAML
9 5 (8.33%) SOAP
10 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Clustering
3 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.00%) Data Conversion
3 3 (5.00%) Replication
4 2 (3.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Windows
1 7 (11.67%) Windows Server
2 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (20.00%) Data Management
3 11 (18.33%) Master Data Management
3 11 (18.33%) Migration
3 11 (18.33%) MVC
3 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
4 10 (16.67%) SDLC
4 10 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 9 (15.00%) Defect Management
6 8 (13.33%) ETL
7 7 (11.67%) Business Process Mapping
7 7 (11.67%) Service Design
7 7 (11.67%) Use Case
8 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 5 (8.33%) API Integration
9 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.33%) Data Analysis
9 5 (8.33%) Data Transformation
9 5 (8.33%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 51 (85.00%) SQL
2 23 (38.33%) T-SQL
3 17 (28.33%) C#
4 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.67%) XAML
6 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.33%) Java
8 1 (1.67%) C++
8 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.67%) MCSA
4 1 (1.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 16 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.67%) XenApp
3 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.00%) vSphere
6 2 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.67%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.67%) Citrix
2 7 (11.67%) VMware
3 4 (6.67%) Veeam
4 3 (5.00%) EMC
4 3 (5.00%) Sophos
4 3 (5.00%) Symantec
5 2 (3.33%) Cognos
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco
6 1 (1.67%) Dell
6 1 (1.67%) IBM
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle