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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 99 95 97
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 33 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.19% 1.29% 1.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.22% 5.45% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 20
Median daily rate £380 £350 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £405 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £19.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+89.47% -58.91%
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
632 605 527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.76% 23.65% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 395 319
Median daily rate £400 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £270 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 14
Median hourly rate £29.50 £18.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.88% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.65 £30.35 £41.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -23.07%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +2 12 £330 -4.34%
Coventry -2 9 £400 +26.98%
Worcestershire -8 2 £388 - 5
Shropshire -36 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £325 -
Solihull - 1 - -
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 60 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (66.67%) SQL
3 33 (55.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 25 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 23 (38.33%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (33.33%) ETL
9 20 (33.33%) T-SQL
9 20 (33.33%) C#
9 20 (33.33%) .NET
10 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014
12 15 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (21.67%) Migration
14 12 (20.00%) .NET Framework
15 11 (18.33%) Visual Studio
15 11 (18.33%) SharePoint
15 11 (18.33%) Data Modelling
15 11 (18.33%) Active Directory
16 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
16 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET
16 10 (16.67%) WCF
16 10 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
17 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 9 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
17 9 (15.00%) Windows
18 8 (13.33%) Data Centre
18 8 (13.33%) XSLT

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 11 (18.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.00%) MS Office
2 6 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Office 365
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) LAN
2 3 (5.00%) Firewall
2 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 3 (5.00%) WAN
2 3 (5.00%) Wireless
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (55.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 21 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (10.00%) QlikView
10 3 (5.00%) Informix
11 2 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (3.33%) OLAP
11 2 (3.33%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (3.33%) OLTP
11 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
11 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
11 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
12 1 (1.67%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 15 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (18.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.67%) Moq
3 1 (1.67%) MSTest
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Billing
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Games
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (60.00%) Developer
2 21 (35.00%) SQL Developer
3 12 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 12 (20.00%) DBA
4 11 (18.33%) SQL DBA
4 11 (18.33%) SSIS Developer
5 9 (15.00%) SQL BI Developer
6 8 (13.33%) .NET Developer
6 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Architect
7 6 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 6 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
7 6 (10.00%) SSRS Developer
8 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (8.33%) SSAS Developer
8 5 (8.33%) T-SQL Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
9 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.33%) .NET
2 12 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 10 (16.67%) WCF
4 8 (13.33%) XML
4 8 (13.33%) XSLT
5 7 (11.67%) XSD
6 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (10.00%) Web Services
7 5 (8.33%) Entity Framework
8 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (6.67%) RESTful
8 4 (6.67%) SOAP
9 3 (5.00%) AutoMapper
9 3 (5.00%) LINQ
9 3 (5.00%) REST
9 3 (5.00%) StructureMap
10 1 (1.67%) Autofac
10 1 (1.67%) Castle Windsor
10 1 (1.67%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.67%) Clustering
2 4 (6.67%) Data Conversion
3 3 (5.00%) NHS
3 3 (5.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.67%) Replication
4 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (33.33%) ETL
3 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (21.67%) Migration
5 11 (18.33%) Data Modelling
6 8 (13.33%) SOA
7 7 (11.67%) Data Migration
7 7 (11.67%) Data Transformation
7 7 (11.67%) MVC
8 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
8 5 (8.33%) OO
8 5 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (8.33%) Scrum
9 4 (6.67%) API Integration
9 4 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (6.67%) Data Management
9 4 (6.67%) ITIL
9 4 (6.67%) Regression Testing
10 3 (5.00%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 40 (66.67%) SQL
2 20 (33.33%) C#
2 20 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.67%) XAML
5 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.33%) Java
7 1 (1.67%) C
7 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.67%) VB
7 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.67%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 27 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle
3 4 (6.67%) Cisco
4 3 (5.00%) Dell
4 3 (5.00%) IBM
5 2 (3.33%) VMware
6 1 (1.67%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.67%) Birst
6 1 (1.67%) Cognos
6 1 (1.67%) Symantec