Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 October 2018 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 > North West
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 151 183
Rank change year-on-year -47 +32 -29
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 19 48 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.32% 0.86% 0.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.52% 3.71% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 33 37
North West median daily rate £360 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £318 £266 £248
90th Percentile £448 £450 £414
England median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £24.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £39.33 £45.00
% change year-on-year -45.33% -12.61% +36.36%

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 the North West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,252 1,293 1,810
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.16% 23.04% 24.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 848 857 1,181
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £280 £290 £263
90th Percentile £573 £613 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 52
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.38 £32.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.41% +28.24% -12.80%
10th Percentile £9.45 £19.30 £14.38
90th Percentile £53.05 £47.35 £57.95
England median hourly rate £32.24 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +5.70% +7.02% +3.64%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in the North West

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in the North West

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the North West over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2012 in the North West

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in the North West

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -26 9 £380 +16.92% 10
Cheshire -20 4 £360 -4.00% 2
Lancashire - 3 £305 - 1
Merseyside +3 2 - - 4
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (68.42%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (36.84%) Windows
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) C#
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
9 3 (15.79%) High Availability
9 3 (15.79%) Release Management
9 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
9 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
9 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (15.79%) Capacity Management
9 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
9 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
9 3 (15.79%) .NET
9 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
9 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (15.79%) ETL
9 3 (15.79%) ITIL

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (10.53%) Apache
1 2 (10.53%) IIS
1 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (10.53%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (10.53%) MySQL
9 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
9 1 (5.26%) OLAP
9 1 (5.26%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (5.26%) OLTP
9 1 (5.26%) Redis
9 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
9 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (5.26%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Local Government
3 2 (10.53%) Advertising
4 1 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Law
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) DBA
2 7 (36.84%) SQL DBA
3 5 (26.32%) Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Business Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Development DBA
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Research Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Sage Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Development DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) jQuery
2 2 (10.53%) JSP
2 2 (10.53%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) AutoMapper
3 1 (5.26%) MDX
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
3 1 (5.26%) SignalR
3 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Replication
2 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
1 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) HPUX
5 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Capacity Management
2 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.79%) ETL
2 3 (15.79%) High Availability
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
2 3 (15.79%) MVC
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (15.79%) Release Management
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) ERP
3 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.26%) Server Building
4 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Sage
3 1 (5.26%) HP