Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 81 65
Rank change year-on-year +3 -16 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 18 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.13% 1.38% 1.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.06% 6.44% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 17
Birmingham median daily rate £369 £300 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.92% -10.45% -4.29%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £296
90th Percentile £438 £510 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £12.30

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 297 326 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.62% 21.43% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 208 153
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £279 £224
90th Percentile £514 £525 £520
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £18.39 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.32% +2.17% +38.46%
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.31 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +76.39% -11.25% +14.29%

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 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2012 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (72.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 9 (50.00%) SQL
5 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
6 5 (27.78%) System Testing
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
6 5 (27.78%) Functional Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Data Reconciliation
7 4 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) Windows
7 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
8 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
8 3 (16.67%) C#
8 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 3 (16.67%) Office 365
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (11.11%) Open Source

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 4 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (72.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (11.11%) Power BI
6 1 (5.56%) Data Mart
6 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.56%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
1 5 (27.78%) Tester
2 4 (22.22%) DBA
2 4 (22.22%) SQL DBA
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Report Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) DOM
3 1 (5.56%) EDI
3 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) LINQ
3 1 (5.56%) MDX
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (27.78%) Data Reconciliation
2 5 (27.78%) Functional Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
2 5 (27.78%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (27.78%) System Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) CRM
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Open Source
3 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.56%) High Availability
4 1 (5.56%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.11%) XenApp
1 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) Symantec
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Altova
3 1 (5.56%) DevExpress
3 1 (5.56%) Xamarin