The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the West Midlands region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 92 90 103
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 30 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.22% 0.60% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.04% 2.78% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 3
Average daily rate
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£320 £270 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -56.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £242 £477
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £406 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
426 431 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.35% 21.69% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 244 253
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 14
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £21.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server 2012
England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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
Coventry - 9 £320 - 3
Birmingham +5 8 £361 -13.73% 5
Worcestershire -7 2 £305 +1.66% 3
Staffordshire - 2 £288 - 3
Warwickshire -9 1 - - 3
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (69.39%) SQL
3 25 (51.02%) .NET
3 25 (51.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (40.82%) C#
4 20 (40.82%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (38.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (36.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET
7 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
8 15 (30.61%) jQuery
8 15 (30.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (28.57%) MVC
10 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
11 11 (22.45%) HTML
11 11 (22.45%) CSS
12 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (18.37%) CSS3
13 9 (18.37%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (18.37%) MicroStrategy
13 9 (18.37%) Web Services
13 9 (18.37%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (18.37%) Ajax
13 9 (18.37%) TDD
14 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
14 8 (16.33%) T-SQL
14 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 7 (14.29%) Semantic HTML
15 7 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.16%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.04%) Node.js
3 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.08%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) HTTP
2 2 (4.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (51.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (38.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (36.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (30.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (18.37%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (14.29%) Relational Database
8 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
10 2 (4.08%) MySQL
10 2 (4.08%) DTS
10 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
10 2 (4.08%) OLAP
10 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (2.04%) DB2
11 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
11 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
11 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.04%) Subversion
3 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
1 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.04%) Advertising
1 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (71.43%) Developer
2 13 (26.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 10 (20.41%) Analyst
3 10 (20.41%) Business Developer
4 9 (18.37%) Business Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 8 (16.33%) C# Developer
6 7 (14.29%) Architect
7 6 (12.24%) .NET Developer
8 5 (10.20%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (10.20%) CRM Developer
9 4 (8.16%) Developer Analyst
9 4 (8.16%) Lead Developer
9 4 (8.16%) DBA
10 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
10 3 (6.12%) SQL Developer
10 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Architect
11 2 (4.08%) Database Architect
11 2 (4.08%) SQL DBA
11 2 (4.08%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (51.02%) .NET
2 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET
3 15 (30.61%) jQuery
4 11 (22.45%) HTML
4 11 (22.45%) CSS
5 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (18.37%) CSS3
6 9 (18.37%) Web Services
6 9 (18.37%) Ajax
7 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
8 7 (14.29%) Semantic HTML
8 7 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (14.29%) WCF
9 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
9 2 (4.08%) XML
10 1 (2.04%) Application Packaging
10 1 (2.04%) MDX
10 1 (2.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Data Extraction
2 2 (4.08%) NHS
3 1 (2.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) UNIX
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (28.57%) MVC
3 9 (18.37%) TDD
3 9 (18.37%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (14.29%) Migration
4 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (12.24%) CRM
5 6 (12.24%) ETL
6 3 (6.12%) ERP
6 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Web Development
7 2 (4.08%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.08%) Change Control
8 1 (2.04%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.04%) Benchmarking
8 1 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.04%) Document Management
8 1 (2.04%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.04%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (69.39%) SQL
2 20 (40.82%) C#
3 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
4 8 (16.33%) T-SQL
5 6 (12.24%) VBA
6 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.12%) VB
6 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby
8 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) MCP
2 1 (2.04%) MCAD
2 1 (2.04%) MCSD
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.04%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.04%) Xen
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.04%) vSphere
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) SCCM
1 1 (2.04%) SCOM
1 1 (2.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.37%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle
4 2 (4.08%) SAP
4 2 (4.08%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) Veeam
5 1 (2.04%) Tableau
5 1 (2.04%) Facebook
5 1 (2.04%) IBM
5 1 (2.04%) Dell
5 1 (2.04%) CA
5 1 (2.04%) NetApp
5 1 (2.04%) Kofax
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