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 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 98 92 95
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 30 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.11% 0.89% 0.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.24% 4.42% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 7
Average daily rate
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£368 £370 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.67% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £265 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £533 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-50.69% +30.90%
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
572 475 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.11% 20.09% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 293 225
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 17
Average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -39.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £11.00 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £49.80 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 April 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 17 April 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 -11 12 £340 -9.33% 4
West Bromwich - 4 £375 -
Coventry +8 3 £315 - 1
Staffordshire -10 1 £363 - 4
Warwickshire - - - - 3
Worcestershire - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - - 1
Halesowen - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (77.55%) SQL
3 33 (67.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (55.10%) T-SQL
6 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
7 20 (40.82%) .NET
8 19 (38.78%) C#
9 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
12 11 (22.45%) HTML
12 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET
12 11 (22.45%) XML
13 10 (20.41%) CSS
13 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
13 10 (20.41%) MVC
14 9 (18.37%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (16.33%) Windows
15 8 (16.33%) Visual Studio
16 7 (14.29%) Oracle
16 7 (14.29%) Web Services
16 7 (14.29%) Red Gate
16 7 (14.29%) jQuery
16 7 (14.29%) WCF
16 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
17 6 (12.24%) Data Structures

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (10.20%) IIS
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) PowerPivot
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (67.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 6 (12.24%) MySQL
7 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (4.08%) QlikView
10 1 (2.04%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (2.04%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (2.04%) OLAP
10 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (16.33%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.20%) ReSharper
4 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (4.08%) Subversion
6 1 (2.04%) XMLUnit
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Advertising
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
2 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (67.35%) Developer
2 10 (20.41%) DBA
2 10 (20.41%) SQL DBA
3 9 (18.37%) .NET Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Analyst
3 9 (18.37%) Administrator
3 9 (18.37%) SQL Developer
4 5 (10.20%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Data Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) AWS Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Architect
7 2 (4.08%) CRM Developer
8 1 (2.04%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.04%) QlikView Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Excel Developer
8 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.82%) .NET
2 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET
2 11 (22.45%) XML
2 11 (22.45%) HTML
3 10 (20.41%) CSS
4 7 (14.29%) Web Services
4 7 (14.29%) WCF
4 7 (14.29%) jQuery
5 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (10.20%) Entity Framework
5 5 (10.20%) LINQ
5 5 (10.20%) .NET Framework
5 5 (10.20%) SOAP
6 4 (8.16%) JSON
6 4 (8.16%) Ajax
6 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (8.16%) CSS3
6 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (6.12%) Semantic HTML
7 3 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.24%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.04%) NHS
3 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.41%) MVC
3 6 (12.24%) ETL
3 6 (12.24%) Migration
4 5 (10.20%) SOA
4 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (10.20%) CRM
4 5 (10.20%) Data Migration
5 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.16%) TDD
5 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.12%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (6.12%) Functional Programming
6 3 (6.12%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Time Management
7 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.08%) Scrum
7 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 38 (77.55%) SQL
2 27 (55.10%) T-SQL
3 19 (38.78%) C#
4 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.08%) PHP
5 2 (4.08%) C++
5 2 (4.08%) Java
6 1 (2.04%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.24%) MCITP
3 5 (10.20%) MCDBA
4 1 (2.04%) MCSE
4 1 (2.04%) MCTS
4 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle
2 7 (14.29%) Red Gate
3 3 (6.12%) Tableau
4 2 (4.08%) Cognos
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco
5 1 (2.04%) Citrix
5 1 (2.04%) VMware
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