The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford 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 28 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.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
West Yorkshire / Bradford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 22 34
Rank change year-on-year +6 +12  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 6 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 5.77% 1.38% 3.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 27.27% 4.55% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £475 £290 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.79% -10.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -36.47% +157.57%  

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 Bradford with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 22 44 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 21.15% 30.34% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 32 33
Median daily rate £475 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £208 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Median hourly rate £34.24 £23.00 £17.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.86% +28.67%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford 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 Bradford

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Bradford

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 28 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 Bradford region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (85.71%) IIS
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 6 (85.71%) Incident Management
2 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (57.14%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (57.14%) DevOps
4 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
4 4 (57.14%) Telnet
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) SMTP
4 4 (57.14%) DHCP
4 4 (57.14%) FTP
4 4 (57.14%) HTTP
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) HTTPS
4 4 (57.14%) SSL
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford 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 6 (85.71%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) FTP
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
1 4 (57.14%) HTTPS
1 4 (57.14%) SMTP
1 4 (57.14%) SSL
1 4 (57.14%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (57.14%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Implementation Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Delivery
1 6 (85.71%) Incident Management
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat