The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 29 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 82 78
Rank change year-on-year +19 -4  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 39 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.58% 0.91% 1.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.77% 4.30% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 10 12
Median daily rate £213 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £389 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -6.42% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 362 349 374
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 23.93% 21.18% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 214 215
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +257.14% -37.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £12.80 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £20.00 £35.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2012 in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +11 20 £150 - 1
Nottinghamshire +14 7 £339 -4.91%
Leicestershire -1 7 £255 -9.73% 4
Northamptonshire -4 2 £204 -45.66% 1
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (64.91%) SQL
3 32 (56.14%) Windows
3 32 (56.14%) Microsoft
4 25 (43.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (40.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (38.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (36.84%) Finance
8 19 (33.33%) Relational Database
9 18 (31.58%) Oracle Database
9 18 (31.58%) Oracle Database 10g
9 18 (31.58%) Oracle 11i
9 18 (31.58%) Unix
9 18 (31.58%) Oracle Reports
9 18 (31.58%) PL/SQL
9 18 (31.58%) Oracle
10 17 (29.82%) Linux
10 17 (29.82%) Retail
11 16 (28.07%) Manufacturing
11 16 (28.07%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (26.32%) T-SQL
12 15 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (24.56%) .NET
14 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (21.05%) PowerShell
15 12 (21.05%) Windows Server
15 12 (21.05%) Publishing
15 12 (21.05%) HPUX
15 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 10 (17.54%) IIS
2 7 (12.28%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.02%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.26%) SAS
5 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.04%) MS Office
3 4 (7.02%) MS Project
3 4 (7.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (31.58%) Oracle 11i
2 11 (19.30%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (12.28%) Demantra
3 7 (12.28%) SnowdropKCS
4 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 9 (15.79%) DHCP
2 9 (15.79%) DNS
2 9 (15.79%) LAN
2 9 (15.79%) Remote Desktop
2 9 (15.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (43.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 23 (40.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 18 (31.58%) Oracle Database
5 18 (31.58%) Oracle Database 10g
5 18 (31.58%) Oracle Reports
6 15 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (19.30%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (7.02%) DTS
10 4 (7.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (7.02%) Star Schema
11 3 (5.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 3 (5.26%) SAS Enterprise Miner
12 2 (3.51%) Power BI
12 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (7.02%) JDeveloper
3 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (36.84%) Finance
2 17 (29.82%) Retail
3 16 (28.07%) Manufacturing
4 12 (21.05%) Publishing
5 4 (7.02%) Banking
6 3 (5.26%) Marketing
7 1 (1.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Developer
2 15 (26.32%) Analyst
2 15 (26.32%) Applications Support
2 15 (26.32%) Support Analyst
3 14 (24.56%) Applications Support Analyst
4 13 (22.81%) SQL Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Development Analyst
5 8 (14.04%) Development Support Analyst
6 7 (12.28%) Deployment Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) Senior Developer
7 6 (10.53%) C# Developer
7 6 (10.53%) Senior SQL Developer
7 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Developer
7 6 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (8.77%) .NET Developer
8 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (8.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (8.77%) Oracle Analyst
8 5 (8.77%) Oracle Support Analyst
9 4 (7.02%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.56%) .NET
2 11 (19.30%) XML
3 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET
3 5 (8.77%) CSS
3 5 (8.77%) HTML
4 4 (7.02%) .NET Framework
4 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (7.02%) jQuery
4 4 (7.02%) Software Packaging
5 3 (5.26%) Ajax
5 3 (5.26%) Web Services
5 3 (5.26%) XSLT
6 2 (3.51%) SOAP
6 2 (3.51%) XHTML
6 2 (3.51%) XSD
7 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.75%) HTML5
7 1 (1.75%) MDX
7 1 (1.75%) WCF
7 1 (1.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) EPoS
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) User Experience
3 1 (1.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (56.14%) Windows
2 22 (38.60%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (31.58%) Unix
4 17 (29.82%) Linux
5 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (21.05%) HPUX
6 12 (21.05%) Windows Server
7 11 (19.30%) Windows 7
7 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (19.30%) Business Analysis
3 9 (15.79%) Change Control
3 9 (15.79%) ETL
4 8 (14.04%) QMS
4 8 (14.04%) Workflow
5 7 (12.28%) Configuration Management
5 7 (12.28%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 6 (10.53%) Analytics
7 5 (8.77%) MVC
8 4 (7.02%) Document Management
8 4 (7.02%) Migration
8 4 (7.02%) Quality Management
9 3 (5.26%) ITIL
9 3 (5.26%) Single Customer View
9 3 (5.26%) System Testing
9 3 (5.26%) Visual Analytics
10 2 (3.51%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 2 (3.51%) High Availability
10 2 (3.51%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 37 (64.91%) SQL
2 18 (31.58%) PL/SQL
3 15 (26.32%) T-SQL
4 12 (21.05%) PowerShell
5 11 (19.30%) C#
6 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
6 10 (17.54%) VBScript
7 7 (12.28%) VBA
8 4 (7.02%) Java
8 4 (7.02%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.51%) VB
10 1 (1.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.75%) VB6
10 1 (1.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.51%) CCNA
2 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.51%) MCSE
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (19.30%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.51%) Terminal Server
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.51%) XenApp
2 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (56.14%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.58%) Oracle
3 10 (17.54%) HP
4 9 (15.79%) Dell
5 6 (10.53%) Sun
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco
6 2 (3.51%) Citrix
6 2 (3.51%) VMware
7 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £280 - 320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300 - 340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £250 - 280 per day
Posted: 6 days ago