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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 98 89 111
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 23 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.92% 0.81% 0.044%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.30% 3.78% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 1
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£320 £263 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.90% -58.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -
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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
434 450 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.33% 21.56% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 269 265
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 18
Average hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.60 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.20 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

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
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 1 October 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 +6 8 £320 -26.43% 2
Birmingham -3 8 £305 +45.23%
Warwickshire -10 4 £335 +0.37% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £288 - 2
Worcestershire -3 1 - - 2
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - - 2
Wolverhampton - - - - 2
Herefordshire - - - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 32 (62.75%) SQL
3 25 (49.02%) .NET
4 24 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (45.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (45.10%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (43.14%) ASP.NET
7 21 (41.18%) C#
7 21 (41.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 16 (31.37%) HTML
9 16 (31.37%) CSS
9 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
9 16 (31.37%) MVC
9 16 (31.37%) jQuery
10 14 (27.45%) MicroStrategy
11 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (25.49%) Ajax
11 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 12 (23.53%) CSS3
12 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (23.53%) TDD
13 11 (21.57%) T-SQL
13 11 (21.57%) Git (software)
13 11 (21.57%) Razor View Engine
13 11 (21.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (19.61%) Semantic HTML
14 10 (19.61%) Responsive Web Design
14 10 (19.61%) Functional Programming

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) Node.js
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (45.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (41.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
8 3 (5.88%) MySQL
9 2 (3.92%) OLAP
9 2 (3.92%) MS Access
10 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.96%) SAP BW
10 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.96%) DTS
10 1 (1.96%) DB2
10 1 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.96%) Subversion
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 2 (3.92%) Publishing
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (78.43%) Developer
2 18 (35.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 15 (29.41%) Business Developer
4 13 (25.49%) Analyst
5 12 (23.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 12 (23.53%) C# Developer
5 12 (23.53%) Business Analyst
6 7 (13.73%) Architect
7 6 (11.76%) Developer Analyst
7 6 (11.76%) .NET Developer
7 6 (11.76%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Database Architect
9 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (49.02%) .NET
2 22 (43.14%) ASP.NET
3 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (31.37%) HTML
4 16 (31.37%) CSS
4 16 (31.37%) jQuery
5 13 (25.49%) Ajax
5 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 12 (23.53%) CSS3
6 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (21.57%) Razor View Engine
7 11 (21.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (19.61%) Semantic HTML
9 5 (9.80%) Web Services
10 4 (7.84%) .NET Framework
10 4 (7.84%) WCF
11 3 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 2 (3.92%) XML
12 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Data Extraction
2 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) UNIX
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (31.37%) MVC
3 12 (23.53%) TDD
4 10 (19.61%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (19.61%) Functional Programming
4 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (13.73%) Migration
6 6 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (9.80%) ETL
8 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.88%) ERP
10 2 (3.92%) CRM
10 2 (3.92%) Data Modelling
10 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.92%) Web Development
10 2 (3.92%) Change Control
11 1 (1.96%) Web Application Development
11 1 (1.96%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (62.75%) SQL
2 21 (41.18%) C#
3 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 11 (21.57%) T-SQL
5 7 (13.73%) VBA
6 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.92%) VB
7 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.96%) Ruby
8 1 (1.96%) Java
8 1 (1.96%) PHP
8 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) MCTS
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.96%) MCP
2 1 (1.96%) MCAD
2 1 (1.96%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Xen
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.96%) vSphere
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
2 14 (27.45%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (3.92%) SAP
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) VMware
4 1 (1.96%) Facebook
4 1 (1.96%) Veeam
4 1 (1.96%) CA
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