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 September 2015 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 95 94 95
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 22 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.88% 1.12% 0.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.44% 6.53% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 11
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£326 £320 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.95% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £22.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+64.62% -27.41%
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
495 444 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.78% 17.18% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 278 279
Average daily rate £375 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 5
Average hourly rate £23.75 £19.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.79% -15.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £32.15 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% -4.61%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
Birmingham +8 10 £318 -12.41% 5
Staffordshire -6 3 £280 -2.52%
Herefordshire - 3 £318 - 4
Warwickshire +5 1 £370 +10.44% 1
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 48 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (62.50%) SQL
3 28 (58.33%) T-SQL
4 26 (54.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (39.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (39.58%) .NET
5 19 (39.58%) C#
6 18 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 15 (31.25%) XML
9 12 (25.00%) Finance
9 12 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (22.92%) HTML
11 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
11 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
11 10 (20.83%) CSS
11 10 (20.83%) Windows
11 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (20.83%) jQuery
12 9 (18.75%) .NET Framework
12 9 (18.75%) WCF
13 8 (16.67%) Migration
13 8 (16.67%) SharePoint
13 8 (16.67%) MVC
14 7 (14.58%) Web Services
14 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (14.58%) JSON
14 7 (14.58%) Data Migration
15 6 (12.50%) HTML5
15 6 (12.50%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 8 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) PowerPivot
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) HTTP
2 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.25%) LAN
3 2 (4.17%) WAN
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.08%) DHCP
4 1 (2.08%) DNS
4 1 (2.08%) Internet
4 1 (2.08%) Firewall
4 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (54.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (39.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.17%) DTS
7 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.08%) MOLAP
8 1 (2.08%) ROLAP
8 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (2.08%) HOLAP
8 1 (2.08%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.25%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.08%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (2.08%) Moq
4 1 (2.08%) NUnit
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (75.00%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) SQL Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 8 (16.67%) DBA
5 7 (14.58%) SQL DBA
6 5 (10.42%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (10.42%) C# Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (4.17%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
10 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (39.58%) .NET
2 15 (31.25%) XML
3 11 (22.92%) HTML
4 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
4 10 (20.83%) CSS
4 10 (20.83%) jQuery
5 9 (18.75%) WCF
5 9 (18.75%) .NET Framework
6 7 (14.58%) JSON
6 7 (14.58%) Web Services
7 6 (12.50%) HTML5
7 6 (12.50%) Entity Framework
7 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (10.42%) CSS3
8 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 5 (10.42%) Ajax
9 4 (8.33%) Semantic HTML
9 4 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Replication
2 1 (2.08%) Clustering
2 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (16.67%) MVC
2 8 (16.67%) Migration
3 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.58%) Data Migration
4 6 (12.50%) TDD
4 6 (12.50%) ETL
5 4 (8.33%) OO
5 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (8.33%) Functional Programming
5 4 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.25%) OOD
6 3 (6.25%) SOA
6 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.25%) Change Management
6 3 (6.25%) Workflow
7 2 (4.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 30 (62.50%) SQL
2 28 (58.33%) T-SQL
3 19 (39.58%) C#
4 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) ARCserve
1 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.08%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Telerik
2 3 (6.25%) Tableau
2 3 (6.25%) Nintex
2 3 (6.25%) Cognos
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco
3 2 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Sybase
4 1 (2.08%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford and Worcester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - 375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago