The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 June 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 37 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.52% 0.78% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.43% 2.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Median daily rate £394 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.18% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year - +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +31.94% +5.88%  

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 Liverpool with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 83 88 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 29.86% 34.38% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 44 30
Median daily rate £414 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.30% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £9.00 £18.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -51.24%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Liverpool

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

1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Release Management
4 3 (37.50%) Apache
4 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (37.50%) JSP
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 3 (37.50%) ITSM
5 2 (25.00%) Front Office
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) HPUX
5 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (12.50%) vCenter Server

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Front Office
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (25.00%) DBA
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Finance Systems Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft BI Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (12.50%) SSRS Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) JSP
1 3 (37.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) HPUX
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
1 3 (37.50%) ITSM
1 3 (37.50%) Release Management
1 3 (37.50%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Data Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Veeam
3 1 (12.50%) VMware