Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 24 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 88 86
Rank change year-on-year +14 -2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 17 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.28% 0.76% 1.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.92% 3.01% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 20
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +4.90%
10th Percentile £294 £245 £304
90th Percentile £450 £391 £454
North West median daily rate £381 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +8.93% - +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £33.50
North West median hourly rate - £24.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year - -28.36% +65.43%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 287 365 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.56% 25.21% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 269 283
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £277 £263 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £537
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Cheshire median hourly rate £25.50 £14.86 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.60% -54.97% +106.25%
10th Percentile £9.00 £12.90 £20.83
90th Percentile £27.00 £20.34 £34.85
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +22.14% -12.50% +45.45%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing SQL Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in Cheshire

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Cheshire

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Cheshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2012 in Cheshire

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Cheshire

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +16 4 - - 1
Knutsford - 4 £280 -
Chester +13 3 £375 -
Crewe - 3 £375 -
SQL Server 2012
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (58.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (58.82%) SQL
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (47.06%) Windows
6 7 (41.18%) C#
6 7 (41.18%) .NET
6 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
7 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
8 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (29.41%) Finance
8 5 (29.41%) Replication
8 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (23.53%) Database Mirroring
9 4 (23.53%) Clustering
9 4 (23.53%) SAN
9 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
9 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (23.53%) Entity Framework
9 4 (23.53%) High Availability
10 3 (17.65%) NServiceBus
10 3 (17.65%) PaaS
10 3 (17.65%) CQRS
10 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
10 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
10 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
10 3 (17.65%) TDD

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (17.65%) NServiceBus
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (17.65%) PaaS
3 2 (11.76%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) Office 365
3 2 (11.76%) OneDrive
3 2 (11.76%) Yammer
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (5.88%) IPsec
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) NAS
3 1 (5.88%) VLAN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (58.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (5.88%) OLAP
8 1 (5.88%) OLTP
8 1 (5.88%) Power BI
8 1 (5.88%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (5.88%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (17.65%) Protractor
1 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Administrator
1 7 (41.18%) DBA
1 7 (41.18%) SQL DBA
2 6 (35.29%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) C# Developer
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Architect
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Database Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior DBA
6 1 (5.88%) Senior SQL DBA
6 1 (5.88%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
3 4 (23.53%) Entity Framework
4 3 (17.65%) Angular 2
4 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
4 3 (17.65%) Web Services
5 2 (11.76%) Ajax
5 2 (11.76%) CSS
5 2 (11.76%) CSS3
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) HTML5
5 2 (11.76%) JSON
5 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (11.76%) WAP
5 2 (11.76%) XML
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.88%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) MDX
6 1 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Replication
2 4 (23.53%) Clustering
3 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Solaris
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Database Mirroring
1 4 (23.53%) High Availability
2 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
2 3 (17.65%) CQRS
2 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (17.65%) SOA
2 3 (17.65%) TDD
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (5.88%) Database Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
4 3 (17.65%) TypeScript
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (5.88%) Perl
6 1 (5.88%) VBA
6 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) COBIT
2 1 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (11.76%) UAG
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (11.76%) SCOM
3 1 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Perfmon
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Remedy
3 2 (11.76%) EMC
3 2 (11.76%) Symantec
3 2 (11.76%) Veeam
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) EqualLogic
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Lumension
4 1 (5.88%) McAfee
4 1 (5.88%) RedGate
4 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com