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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 91 98 102
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 24 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.03% 0.51% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.57% 2.31% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 3
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£350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +4.54%
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
431 477 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.56% 22.32% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 270 240
Average daily rate £350 £310 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £460 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 20
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.28 £21.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +4 9 £301 - 3
Warwickshire - 3 - - 3
Coventry -3 2 £373 -14.36% 2
Wolverhampton +2 1 £350 +16.66% 4
Staffordshire - 1 £263 - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Walsall - - - -
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (68.09%) SQL
3 26 (55.32%) .NET
4 24 (51.06%) C#
5 23 (48.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (46.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (44.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (42.55%) T-SQL
8 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
8 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
9 18 (38.30%) HTML
9 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
10 17 (36.17%) MVC
10 17 (36.17%) CSS
10 17 (36.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (34.04%) jQuery
12 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 12 (25.53%) Ajax
14 11 (23.40%) CSS3
14 11 (23.40%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (21.28%) Razor View Engine
15 10 (21.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET Web API
16 9 (19.15%) Semantic HTML
16 9 (19.15%) Responsive Web Design
16 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
16 9 (19.15%) TDD
16 9 (19.15%) HTTP
16 9 (19.15%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (10.64%) IIS
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.13%) Node.js
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (48.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (46.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (44.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (36.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (6.38%) MySQL
8 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
9 2 (4.26%) MS Access
9 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (2.13%) SAP BW
10 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (2.13%) DTS
10 1 (2.13%) DB2
10 1 (2.13%) QlikView
10 1 (2.13%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.26%) Subversion
4 2 (4.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 2 (4.26%) Publishing
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (85.11%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) C# Developer
3 10 (21.28%) .NET Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Business Developer
5 7 (14.89%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Database Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Data Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (55.32%) .NET
2 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
3 18 (38.30%) HTML
4 17 (36.17%) CSS
5 16 (34.04%) jQuery
6 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 12 (25.53%) Ajax
8 11 (23.40%) CSS3
9 10 (21.28%) Razor View Engine
9 10 (21.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (19.15%) Semantic HTML
11 4 (8.51%) Web Services
11 4 (8.51%) XML
12 3 (6.38%) MDX
13 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
13 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 2 (4.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 2 (4.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) NHS
2 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) MVC
2 11 (23.40%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (19.15%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (19.15%) TDD
3 9 (19.15%) Functional Programming
3 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.51%) CRM
5 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.51%) Migration
6 3 (6.38%) ETL
6 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.38%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.26%) Web Development
8 1 (2.13%) Validation
8 1 (2.13%) Workflow
8 1 (2.13%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 32 (68.09%) SQL
2 24 (51.06%) C#
3 20 (42.55%) T-SQL
3 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.38%) VBA
4 3 (6.38%) Java
5 2 (4.26%) C++
5 2 (4.26%) PHP
5 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
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