The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
North West / Manchester
Rank 72 89 72
Rank change year-on-year +17 -17  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 16 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.23% 0.68% 1.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.80% 3.80% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 6
Median daily rate £326 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.40% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £328 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £398 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £355
% change year-on-year -7.14% -1.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year -36.47% +73.46%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 333 316 339
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 25.52% 17.79% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 193 183
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +1.93% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.88% -32.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +1.53%  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Manchester

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Manchester over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2012 in Manchester

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Manchester

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 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
Salford - 3 £350 -
Stockport - 1 - -
SQL Server 2012
North West

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (75.76%) SQL
3 24 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (57.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (51.52%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (45.45%) Windows
8 14 (42.42%) .NET
9 13 (39.39%) T-SQL
9 13 (39.39%) SQL Server 2014
10 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
11 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (30.30%) Migration
11 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
12 8 (24.24%) Replication
12 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (18.18%) Database Mirroring
13 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (18.18%) C#
14 5 (15.15%) C++
14 5 (15.15%) CRM
14 5 (15.15%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (15.15%) Dynamics CRM
14 5 (15.15%) Document Management
15 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
15 4 (12.12%) Change Management
15 4 (12.12%) DTS
15 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
15 4 (12.12%) Failover Clustering

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (15.15%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Foundation
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) FTP
2 1 (3.03%) Intranet
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (57.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (39.39%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (12.12%) DTS
9 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (9.09%) Power BI
10 1 (3.03%) MySQL
10 1 (3.03%) OLAP
10 1 (3.03%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
10 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.06%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.03%) Electronics
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Legal
1 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.03%) Marketing
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) DBA
2 11 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 8 (24.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Developer
5 4 (12.12%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Business Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (6.06%) SSIS Developer
8 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.03%) Applications Support
8 1 (3.03%) ASP Developer
8 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.06%) MDX
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.03%) Ajax
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) SAML
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) WinForms
4 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Replication
2 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (30.30%) Migration
3 6 (18.18%) Database Mirroring
4 5 (15.15%) CRM
4 5 (15.15%) Document Management
5 4 (12.12%) Change Management
6 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 3 (9.09%) ETL
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.06%) ETL Development
7 2 (6.06%) MVC
7 2 (6.06%) TDD
8 1 (3.03%) Defect Management
8 1 (3.03%) Identity Management
8 1 (3.03%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 1 (3.03%) Scrum
8 1 (3.03%) Security Hardening
8 1 (3.03%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) SQL
2 13 (39.39%) T-SQL
3 6 (18.18%) C#
4 5 (15.15%) C++
5 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.06%) VB
6 2 (6.06%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) DBS Check
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) MCP
4 1 (3.03%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) GDPR
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.03%) Shibboleth
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) AppDynamics
3 1 (3.03%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
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