Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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 > Manchester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 132 110
Rank change year-on-year +9 -22 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 13 24 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.44% 0.67% 1.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.93% 2.96% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 26
Manchester median daily rate £388 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £263 £281 £290
90th Percentile £438 £425 £431
North West median daily rate £381 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +7.39% +1.43% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester 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 Manchester with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 674 812 847
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.96% 22.75% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 546 552
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £263
90th Percentile £575 £528 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 8
Manchester median hourly rate £18.85 £21.63 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.86% +13.82% -6.17%
10th Percentile £15.91 £13.94 £11.35
90th Percentile £22.30 £35.22 £39.88
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +19.58% -10.63% +63.27%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (30.77%) .NET
5 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Clustering
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
6 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
7 2 (15.38%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 2 (15.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (15.38%) High Availability
7 2 (15.38%) AppDynamics
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (15.38%) Power BI
7 2 (15.38%) Security Hardening
7 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
7 2 (15.38%) VMware

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring 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 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) FTP
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) VLAN
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (15.38%) Power BI
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 4 (30.77%) DBA
3 3 (23.08%) SQL DBA
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning DBA
4 2 (15.38%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Business Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Server Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) ETL
2 2 (15.38%) High Availability
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Security Hardening
2 2 (15.38%) TDD
2 2 (15.38%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (7.69%) ETL Development
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (7.69%) Logistics
3 1 (7.69%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) BladeLogic
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) AppDynamics
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Sitecore
2 2 (15.38%) VMware