Period
to 12 July 2020

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 12 July 2020 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
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 50 90 88
Rank change year-on-year +40 -2 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 3 2 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.53% 0.14% 0.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.36% 0.68% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 12
Median daily rate £525 £413 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +11.49% -8.92%
10th Percentile £513 £371 £315
90th Percentile £538 £444 £434
West Midlands median daily rate £525 £485 £350
% change year-on-year +8.25% +38.57% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 127 294 341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 22.32% 21.05% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 198 245
Median daily rate £475 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £320 £288 £294
90th Percentile £619 £575 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -9.09% +29.41%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +75.00% -14.89% -24.19%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Management
2 2 (66.67%) Azure
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) R
2 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (66.67%) Power BI
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Power Platform
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux

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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) OLAP
3 1 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Power BI Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Business Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) MDX
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) E-business
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Fund Management
3 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Sprint Review
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft