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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 49 50 48
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 10 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.54% 1.09% 1.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.41% 4.90% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 8
Median daily rate £280 £414 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.32% +12.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £393 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £435 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -4.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year -36.47% +73.46%  

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

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 135 143 145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 20.80% 22.20% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 93 78
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.37% -9.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2012 in Birmingham

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
7 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (27.27%) Cognos
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (22.73%) ETL
8 5 (22.73%) VMware
8 5 (22.73%) VMware ESX
9 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
9 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
9 4 (18.18%) .NET
9 4 (18.18%) MVC
9 4 (18.18%) Finance
9 4 (18.18%) Citrix
9 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (18.18%) XenApp
9 4 (18.18%) Veeam
9 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (18.18%) Entity Framework
9 4 (18.18%) Office 365
10 3 (13.64%) Data Governance
10 3 (13.64%) Windows Server

SQL Server 2012
Top Related 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 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) 3G
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
2 1 (4.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2014
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (4.55%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Cognos Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
3 3 (13.64%) SSRS Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Data Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Manager
4 2 (9.09%) ETL Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) SSIS Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
1 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
1 4 (18.18%) Entity Framework
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) JSON
2 2 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
1 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (22.73%) ETL
3 4 (18.18%) MVC
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) Data Governance
4 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
4 3 (13.64%) Migration
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (13.64%) Prototyping
5 2 (9.09%) Data Mapping
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.09%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.55%) Data Management
6 1 (4.55%) Master Data Management
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.55%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware ESX
3 4 (18.18%) XenApp
4 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Cognos
3 5 (22.73%) VMware
4 4 (18.18%) Citrix
4 4 (18.18%) Veeam
5 2 (9.09%) IDERA
5 2 (9.09%) RedGate
5 2 (9.09%) Tableau
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Kaspersky
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