Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for SQL Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 82 81
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 15 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.02% 0.85% 1.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.17% 4.41% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 11
Birmingham median daily rate £370 £413 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.30% +25.00% -1.49%
10th Percentile £295 £305 £300
90th Percentile £478 £445 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

SQL Server 2012 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 290 272 317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 19.70% 19.17% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 182 207
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £293 £263 £287
90th Percentile £529 £500 £505
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £396
% change year-on-year +6.67% -5.18% +11.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Birmingham median hourly rate £22.00 £26.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +36.84% +7.04%
10th Percentile £21.00 £18.35 £17.55
90th Percentile £23.00 £33.25 £22.05
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.00 £30.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year -30.58% +47.56% -3.53%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing SQL Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in Birmingham

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Birmingham

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2012 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
3 10 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (40.00%) Power BI
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (33.33%) Finance
8 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (26.67%) ETL
8 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
9 3 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (20.00%) Master Data Management
9 3 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (20.00%) .NET
9 3 (20.00%) Oracle
9 3 (20.00%) C#
9 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (20.00%) ERP
9 3 (20.00%) Scrum
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) IaaS
2 2 (13.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) MPLS
1 2 (13.33%) VoIP
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
1 2 (13.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (40.00%) Power BI
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (13.33%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (13.33%) MS Access
7 2 (13.33%) QlikView
8 1 (6.67%) Data Mart
8 1 (6.67%) OLAP
8 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Automotive
2 2 (13.33%) General Ledger
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Development DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (6.67%) MDX
3 1 (6.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.67%) FMCG
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) ETL
3 3 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
3 3 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (20.00%) ERP
3 3 (20.00%) Master Data Management
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Email Filtering
4 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Tableau