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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 90 98 104
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 28 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.20% 0.52% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.86% 2.34% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 3
Average daily rate
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£310 £285 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% -54.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £477
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £419 £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
408 427 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.42% 22.10% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 227 264
Average daily rate £315 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 18
Average hourly rate £23.00 £37.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.83% +48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £23.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £42.20 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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 22 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 22 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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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 +1 9 £360 -14.02% 5
Coventry - 6 £320 - 4
Worcestershire -3 2 £305 +1.66% 4
Warwickshire -7 1 - - 2
Staffordshire - 1 £300 - 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 22 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 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (74.51%) SQL
3 29 (56.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (41.18%) .NET
4 21 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (37.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 16 (31.37%) C#
9 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET
10 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
11 11 (21.57%) MVC
11 11 (21.57%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (21.57%) jQuery
12 10 (19.61%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
13 9 (17.65%) MicroStrategy
13 9 (17.65%) Windows
14 8 (15.69%) Web Services
14 8 (15.69%) HTML
14 8 (15.69%) T-SQL
15 7 (13.73%) Migration
15 7 (13.73%) WCF
15 7 (13.73%) CSS
15 7 (13.73%) ETL
15 7 (13.73%) Relational Database
15 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
16 6 (11.76%) CRM
16 6 (11.76%) VBA

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 (9.80%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.84%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.96%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.84%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) HTTP
2 2 (3.92%) DNS
2 2 (3.92%) SAN
3 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (56.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (37.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (21.57%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (13.73%) Relational Database
8 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (5.88%) OLAP
9 3 (5.88%) MS Access
9 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
10 2 (3.92%) DTS
10 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
10 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (3.92%) MySQL
11 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.96%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.96%) Subversion
3 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (1.96%) Finance
1 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.96%) Advertising
1 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (64.71%) Developer
2 13 (25.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Business Developer
4 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 9 (17.65%) Business Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) DBA
6 7 (13.73%) Architect
7 6 (11.76%) .NET Developer
7 6 (11.76%) SQL DBA
8 5 (9.80%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (9.80%) C# Developer
8 5 (9.80%) CRM Developer
9 4 (7.84%) Developer Analyst
9 4 (7.84%) Lead Developer
10 3 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
10 3 (5.88%) SQL Developer
10 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Architect
11 2 (3.92%) Database Architect
11 2 (3.92%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (41.18%) .NET
2 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET
3 11 (21.57%) jQuery
4 8 (15.69%) Web Services
4 8 (15.69%) HTML
5 7 (13.73%) WCF
5 7 (13.73%) CSS
5 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (9.80%) Ajax
6 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 5 (9.80%) CSS3
6 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (7.84%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (7.84%) Semantic HTML
7 4 (7.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.92%) MDX
9 1 (1.96%) Application Packaging
9 1 (1.96%) XML
9 1 (1.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Data Extraction
2 2 (3.92%) NHS
2 2 (3.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) UNIX
2 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (21.57%) MVC
3 10 (19.61%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (13.73%) Migration
4 7 (13.73%) ETL
5 6 (11.76%) CRM
5 6 (11.76%) TDD
6 4 (7.84%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.88%) ERP
7 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Change Control
8 2 (3.92%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.92%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.92%) ITIL
9 1 (1.96%) Change Management
9 1 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.96%) Data Management
9 1 (1.96%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (74.51%) SQL
2 16 (31.37%) C#
3 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.69%) T-SQL
5 6 (11.76%) VBA
6 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.88%) VB
6 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.92%) PHP
8 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) MCSA
3 1 (1.96%) MCTS
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) MCP
3 1 (1.96%) MCAD
3 1 (1.96%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
1 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.96%) Xen
3 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) SCCM
1 1 (1.96%) SCOM
1 1 (1.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.65%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) SAP
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.96%) Kofax
5 1 (1.96%) NetApp
5 1 (1.96%) CA
5 1 (1.96%) Dell
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) Veeam
5 1 (1.96%) Tableau
5 1 (1.96%) Facebook
Staffordshire
Salt
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 26 days ago