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 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 120 93 88
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 28 22 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.85% 0.90% 1.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.17% 4.51% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 30
Median daily rate £348 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £294 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £390 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.17% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £37.04 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+18.79% +64.62%
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
672 488 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.36% 19.89% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 289 280
Median daily rate £400 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 10
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.60 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £34.75 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.76 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.81% +32.00%

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 August 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 24 August 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 -6 13 £340 +7.93% 1
Birmingham -11 10 £375 +11.94% 4
Warwickshire -5 3 £350 -5.40%
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 61 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 50 (81.97%) SQL
3 36 (59.02%) Microsoft
4 27 (44.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (42.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (36.07%) ETL
7 21 (34.43%) T-SQL
7 21 (34.43%) C#
7 21 (34.43%) .NET
8 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (31.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (29.51%) SQL Server 2014
10 18 (29.51%) Migration
10 18 (29.51%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (29.51%) Active Directory
11 17 (27.87%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (26.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (26.23%) SharePoint
13 15 (24.59%) WCF
14 14 (22.95%) Visual Studio
14 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET
15 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
15 12 (19.67%) XML
15 12 (19.67%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (19.67%) .NET Framework
16 11 (18.03%) XSD
16 11 (18.03%) XSLT
16 11 (18.03%) Web Services
17 10 (16.39%) Windows
17 10 (16.39%) Windows Server

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 (26.23%) SharePoint
2 10 (16.39%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (4.92%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.11%) MS Office
2 8 (13.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.92%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.64%) IaaS
3 1 (1.64%) Office 365
3 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) Firewall
1 4 (6.56%) Internet
1 4 (6.56%) LAN
1 4 (6.56%) WAN
1 4 (6.56%) Wireless
2 3 (4.92%) DHCP
2 3 (4.92%) DNS
2 3 (4.92%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (4.92%) iSCSI
2 3 (4.92%) MPLS
2 3 (4.92%) SAN
2 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.64%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (44.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (42.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (31.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (29.51%) SQL Server 2014
6 16 (26.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (19.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (6.56%) PerformancePoint
10 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (4.92%) QlikView
11 2 (3.28%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (3.28%) OLTP
11 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
11 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
11 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
11 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Power View
12 1 (1.64%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (1.64%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (22.95%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.64%) Moq
4 1 (1.64%) MSTest
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Back Office
3 2 (3.28%) Billing
4 1 (1.64%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (60.66%) Developer
2 21 (34.43%) SQL Developer
3 16 (26.23%) .NET Developer
4 10 (16.39%) Administrator
4 10 (16.39%) DBA
5 9 (14.75%) SQL DBA
5 9 (14.75%) SSIS Developer
6 8 (13.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (13.11%) SQL Server Developer
7 7 (11.48%) C# Developer
8 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (9.84%) SQL Server DBA
8 6 (9.84%) SSAS Developer
8 6 (9.84%) SSRS Developer
9 5 (8.20%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (8.20%) SQL BI Developer
10 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (6.56%) SharePoint Administrator
11 3 (4.92%) ETL Developer
11 3 (4.92%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (34.43%) .NET
2 15 (24.59%) WCF
3 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET
4 12 (19.67%) .NET Framework
4 12 (19.67%) XML
5 11 (18.03%) Web Services
5 11 (18.03%) XSD
5 11 (18.03%) XSLT
6 8 (13.11%) SOAP
7 7 (11.48%) RESTful
8 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 4 (6.56%) CSS
9 4 (6.56%) HTML
9 4 (6.56%) jQuery
9 4 (6.56%) REST
10 3 (4.92%) Entity Framework
10 3 (4.92%) LINQ
10 3 (4.92%) OAuth
10 3 (4.92%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Clustering
2 7 (11.48%) Data Centre
3 6 (9.84%) Data Conversion
4 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.92%) Reference Data
4 3 (4.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.64%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Windows
1 10 (16.39%) Windows Server
2 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) ETL
2 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (29.51%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (29.51%) Migration
4 10 (16.39%) Data Transformation
5 9 (14.75%) Data Modelling
6 8 (13.11%) ITIL
6 8 (13.11%) MVC
7 7 (11.48%) API Integration
7 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (11.48%) Data Migration
7 7 (11.48%) Logical Data Model
8 6 (9.84%) Regression Testing
9 5 (8.20%) Capacity Management
9 5 (8.20%) Data Management
9 5 (8.20%) Data Validation
9 5 (8.20%) Service Design
9 5 (8.20%) Validation
10 4 (6.56%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (6.56%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 50 (81.97%) SQL
2 21 (34.43%) C#
2 21 (34.43%) T-SQL
3 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.48%) XAML
5 4 (6.56%) Java
6 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.64%) C++
7 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.64%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.64%) MCSA
4 1 (1.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (4.92%) QA
System Software
1 18 (29.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.56%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.92%) vSphere
3 3 (4.92%) XenApp
4 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.64%) SCCM
4 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (59.02%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) Cisco
2 4 (6.56%) Dell
2 4 (6.56%) IBM
2 4 (6.56%) VMware
3 3 (4.92%) Citrix
3 3 (4.92%) EMC
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle
3 3 (4.92%) Sophos
3 3 (4.92%) Symantec
4 1 (1.64%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.64%) CODA
4 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com