Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 82 80
Rank change year-on-year -9 -2 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 6 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.42% 1.27% 1.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.36% 7.05% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 13
Birmingham median daily rate £338 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +16.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £249 £244 £250
90th Percentile £458 £438 £498
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £350 £358
% change year-on-year +28.57% -2.17% +6.00%
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 254 298 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.89% 18.01% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 211 190
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £298 £270 £250
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £18.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.14% +90.32% +2.17%
10th Percentile £21.00 £35.00 £17.58
90th Percentile £62.90 £35.00 £21.77
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.75 £32.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year -20.77% +85.08% -14.34%

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 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2012 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (33.33%) Email Filtering
5 1 (16.67%) Critical Thinking
5 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Data Reconciliation

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) MPLS
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mart
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) OLAP
4 1 (16.67%) Power BI
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
1 1 (16.67%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Email Filtering
2 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Critical Thinking
3 1 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) ETL Development
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft