Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 55 68
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 0 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 1.55% 0.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 4.67% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 6
Lancashire median daily rate - £331 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.36% +71.36%
North West median daily rate £381 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +8.93% - +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
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 Lancashire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 122 214 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 27.05% 33.08% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 141 161
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £206
90th Percentile £615 £544 £535
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 13
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £39.00 £23.30 £28.79
90th Percentile £67.26 £67.45 £41.60
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 Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in Lancashire

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Lancashire