Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 70 101
Rank change year-on-year -25 +31 -17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 4 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.31% 1.29% 0.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.41% 6.56% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 4
Cheshire median daily rate £360 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +15.38% -10.59%
10th Percentile £344 £295 £262
90th Percentile £362 £450 £381
North West median daily rate £360 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £24.00

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 284 244 406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.78% 19.63% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 180 312
Cheshire median daily rate £378 £384 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.63% -0.97% -8.82%
10th Percentile £272 £281 £256
90th Percentile £538 £551 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 4
Cheshire median hourly rate £18.75 £27.00 £14.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.56% +81.70% -54.97%
10th Percentile £9.00 £14.30 £12.90
90th Percentile £31.75 £28.20 £19.13
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £29.53
% change year-on-year -7.89% +28.70% -20.74%

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 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 25 September 2018. 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
Chester -4 1 £360 - 2
Macclesfield - 1 £350 -
SQL Server 2012
North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 3 (75.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Local Government
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (75.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
1 3 (75.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript