The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 80 84 97
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 31 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.66% 1.02% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.30% 3.72% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 5
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£315 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £385 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +4.54%
SQL Server 2012
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
492 430 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 26.35% 27.32% 26.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 251 248
Average daily rate £363 £313 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.79 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £25.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the West Yorkshire region.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the West Yorkshire region.

SQL Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
Leeds +6 26 £315 -3.07% 9
Bradford -8 1 £290 -31.76% 1
Castleford - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
SQL Server 2012
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 45 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (71.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 22 (48.89%) SQL
5 20 (44.44%) Windows
6 19 (42.22%) VMware
7 16 (35.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (35.56%) NAS
7 16 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
9 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (28.89%) EMC
10 13 (28.89%) SCOM
10 13 (28.89%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (26.67%) vSphere
11 12 (26.67%) SCCM
11 12 (26.67%) Symantec
11 12 (26.67%) IBM
11 12 (26.67%) .NET
11 12 (26.67%) VMware ESX
11 12 (26.67%) NetBackup
12 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (22.22%) Finance
13 10 (22.22%) ETL
14 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (17.78%) Lotus
15 8 (17.78%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 15 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 13 (28.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (17.78%) Lotus Domino
3 8 (17.78%) IIS
4 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.67%) WorkSite
6 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.22%) SAS
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.22%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (35.56%) NAS
2 8 (17.78%) Internet
3 7 (15.56%) SAN
4 2 (4.44%) VPLS
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.44%) HSRP
4 2 (4.44%) DMVPN
4 2 (4.44%) Firewall
4 2 (4.44%) IPsec
4 2 (4.44%) MPLS
4 2 (4.44%) OSPF
4 2 (4.44%) BGP
4 2 (4.44%) EIGRP
4 2 (4.44%) VRRP
4 2 (4.44%) SSL
4 2 (4.44%) LAN
4 2 (4.44%) WAN
4 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.44%) VPN
4 2 (4.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (71.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (35.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (17.78%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (15.56%) OLAP
8 5 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (4.44%) QlikView
9 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
9 2 (4.44%) MS Access
10 1 (2.22%) OLTP
10 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
10 1 (2.22%) DTS
10 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
10 1 (2.22%) MySQL
10 1 (2.22%) DB2
10 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Developer
2 8 (17.78%) Administrator
2 8 (17.78%) Exchange Administrator
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Developer
3 7 (15.56%) .NET Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 5 (11.11%) DBA
5 4 (8.89%) Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Database Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Exchange Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Exchange Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Database Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Project Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) CRM Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) .NET
2 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (6.67%) WCF
3 3 (6.67%) WPF
4 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.44%) jQuery
4 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.22%) Web Services
5 1 (2.22%) Mustache
5 1 (2.22%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.22%) Ninject
5 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (2.22%) Underscore.js
5 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (2.22%) SignalR
5 1 (2.22%) MDX
5 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.22%) NLog
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Clustering
2 4 (8.89%) Replication
3 1 (2.22%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.67%) Linux
5 2 (4.44%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.22%) ETL
3 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (15.56%) Scrum
4 7 (15.56%) PRINCE2
4 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
5 6 (13.33%) ITIL
6 4 (8.89%) Kanban
6 4 (8.89%) Test Strategy
6 4 (8.89%) RUP
6 4 (8.89%) CRM
6 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.67%) TOGAF
7 3 (6.67%) Migration
7 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.67%) Web Development
8 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) SQL
2 8 (17.78%) C#
3 7 (15.56%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.44%) VBA
5 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.33%) MCSE
2 6 (13.33%) MCSA
2 6 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.44%) VCAP
3 2 (4.44%) VCP5
3 2 (4.44%) CCSA
3 2 (4.44%) CCSE
3 2 (4.44%) CISSP
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.44%) CCNP
3 2 (4.44%) CCNA
3 2 (4.44%) CCDA
3 2 (4.44%) CCDP
4 1 (2.22%) MCITP
4 1 (2.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
3 12 (26.67%) vSphere
3 12 (26.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.44%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) SCOM
2 12 (26.67%) SCCM
2 12 (26.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (42.22%) VMware
3 13 (28.89%) EMC
4 12 (26.67%) Symantec
4 12 (26.67%) IBM
5 8 (17.78%) Lotus
6 4 (8.89%) HP
7 3 (6.67%) Cisco
7 3 (6.67%) Citrix
7 3 (6.67%) Oracle
7 3 (6.67%) CommVault
7 3 (6.67%) Reuters
7 3 (6.67%) ServiceNow
8 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.22%) Dell
9 1 (2.22%) Tableau