Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 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
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 186 193 152
Rank change year-on-year +7 -41 +44
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 15 21 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.28% 0.36% 0.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.27% 1.65% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 34
North West median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +9.49%
10th Percentile £350 £302 £258
90th Percentile £464 £436 £450
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.83 £21.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +6.19% -54.74% +6.74%

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 1,180 1,273 1,291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.37% 21.84% 22.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 877 818
North West median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £287
90th Percentile £594 £575 £567
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 23
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -14.63% +38.87%
10th Percentile £11.45 £10.13 £14.87
90th Percentile £53.75 £54.25 £45.60
England median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.74% -4.17% +1.61%

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 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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 +12 6 £438 +15.89% 11
Merseyside -11 2 £410 - 5
Cheshire +14 1 £375 +4.17% 2
Lancashire +7 1 £350 +15.70%
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Azure
3 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (33.33%) Apache
4 5 (33.33%) Python
4 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (33.33%) ETL
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
4 5 (33.33%) Apache Spark
4 5 (33.33%) ETL Development
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (33.33%) Data Engineering
4 5 (33.33%) Databricks
4 5 (33.33%) Azure Data Factory
4 5 (33.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 4 (26.67%) PySpark
5 4 (26.67%) Big Data
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) NHS
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (20.00%) Data Quality
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server

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 5 (33.33%) Apache
1 5 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Azure
2 5 (33.33%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (13.33%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (6.67%) AWS
4 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (26.67%) Big Data
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Technical Leader
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (13.33%) CRM Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) DBA
3 2 (13.33%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) PySpark
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) CSS3
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) Data Engineering
1 5 (33.33%) ETL
1 5 (33.33%) ETL Development
1 5 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
2 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (13.33%) ITSM
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (6.67%) Database Security
5 1 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Databricks
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Actian
4 1 (6.67%) Informatica
4 1 (6.67%) Talend