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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 108 91 90
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 32 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.07% 1.22% 1.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.98% 5.11% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 27
Median daily rate £330 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
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
643 567 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.51% 23.87% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 379 296
Median daily rate £400 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 15
Median hourly rate £23.25 £18.07 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.66% -21.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £15.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £39.03 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.59 £28.13 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.66%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Birmingham -4 10 £330 -4.34% 3
Coventry +1 9 £361 +14.68% 5
Warwickshire - 5 £338 - 3
Worcestershire -6 2 £388 -
Shropshire -34 2 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (69.64%) SQL
3 26 (46.43%) Microsoft
4 24 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (41.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (37.50%) C#
6 21 (37.50%) .NET
7 19 (33.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (32.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (32.14%) T-SQL
8 18 (32.14%) ETL
9 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
10 15 (26.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (23.21%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
12 13 (23.21%) Visual Studio
13 12 (21.43%) SharePoint
13 12 (21.43%) Migration
14 11 (19.64%) Windows
14 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET
14 11 (19.64%) .NET Framework
15 10 (17.86%) WCF
15 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
16 9 (16.07%) XML
16 9 (16.07%) Windows Server
17 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
17 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (14.29%) Finance

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 12 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.36%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.71%) MS Office
2 6 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.79%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) DHCP
1 3 (5.36%) DNS
1 3 (5.36%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (5.36%) Firewall
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
1 3 (5.36%) iSCSI
1 3 (5.36%) LAN
1 3 (5.36%) MPLS
1 3 (5.36%) SAN
1 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
1 3 (5.36%) WAN
1 3 (5.36%) Wireless
2 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (41.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (33.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (32.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (5.36%) QlikView
10 2 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (3.57%) OLTP
10 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
10 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
10 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.79%) MOLAP
11 1 (1.79%) OLAP
11 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.79%) ROLAP
11 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 15 (26.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (23.21%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.79%) Moq
4 1 (1.79%) MSTest
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Back Office
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (58.93%) Developer
2 16 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 13 (23.21%) DBA
4 12 (21.43%) SQL DBA
5 9 (16.07%) .NET Developer
6 8 (14.29%) SSIS Developer
7 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (12.50%) C# Developer
7 7 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
7 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
7 7 (12.50%) SSRS Developer
8 6 (10.71%) SSAS Developer
9 5 (8.93%) Administrator
9 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (7.14%) SQL BI Developer
11 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Support
11 3 (5.36%) QlikView Developer
11 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
11 3 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (37.50%) .NET
2 11 (19.64%) .NET Framework
2 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET
3 10 (17.86%) WCF
4 9 (16.07%) XML
5 8 (14.29%) Web Services
5 8 (14.29%) XSD
5 8 (14.29%) XSLT
6 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 5 (8.93%) SOAP
7 4 (7.14%) Entity Framework
7 4 (7.14%) LINQ
7 4 (7.14%) REST
7 4 (7.14%) RESTful
8 3 (5.36%) AutoMapper
8 3 (5.36%) StructureMap
9 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (3.57%) jQuery
9 2 (3.57%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Clustering
2 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.14%) Data Conversion
3 4 (7.14%) Replication
4 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.36%) NHS
4 3 (5.36%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Windows
2 9 (16.07%) Windows Server
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) ETL
2 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (23.21%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (21.43%) Migration
5 8 (14.29%) MVC
6 7 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 7 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 7 (12.50%) Data Transformation
6 7 (12.50%) ITIL
7 6 (10.71%) SOA
8 5 (8.93%) Logical Data Model
9 4 (7.14%) API Integration
9 4 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.14%) Data Management
9 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (7.14%) High Availability
9 4 (7.14%) OO
9 4 (7.14%) Regression Testing
10 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (69.64%) SQL
2 21 (37.50%) C#
3 18 (32.14%) T-SQL
4 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.14%) XAML
6 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.57%) Java
8 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.79%) VB
8 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) Data Quality
1 3 (5.36%) QA
System Software
1 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.36%) vSphere
3 3 (5.36%) XenApp
4 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.36%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.79%) Perfmon
4 1 (1.79%) SCCM
4 1 (1.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) VMware
3 3 (5.36%) Cisco
3 3 (5.36%) Citrix
3 3 (5.36%) Dell
3 3 (5.36%) EMC
3 3 (5.36%) IBM
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) Sophos
3 3 (5.36%) Symantec
4 1 (1.79%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.79%) CODA
4 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
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