Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 130 170 196
Rank change year-on-year +40 +26 -64
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 10 26 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 0.34% 0.50% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.51% 2.22% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 19
Median daily rate £363 £361 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.35% -4.93% +8.57%
10th Percentile £178 £283 £243
90th Percentile £410 £408 £458
England median daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -12.50% -

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 661 1,170 1,234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.23% 22.72% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 833 876
Median daily rate £440 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £288 £290 £263
90th Percentile £688 £625 £588
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 19
Median hourly rate £46.00 £36.23 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.98% -19.50% +38.46%
10th Percentile £18.38 £15.23 £11.80
90th Percentile £53.38 £63.75 £55.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year - +9.38% +6.67%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the North West.

Daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in the North West

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the North West over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2012 in the North West

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the North West.

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 28 May 2020. 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 +40 5 £345 -8.00%
Cheshire +24 3 £363 +0.69%
Lancashire +24 1 £326 -7.00%
Merseyside +12 1 £363 -4.92% 2
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (80.00%) VMware
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) Office 365
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (40.00%) DevOps
5 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (40.00%) Storage Management
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (40.00%) NetApp
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Identity Management
5 4 (40.00%) XML
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Azure
5 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
5 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) Problem Management

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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Line 500
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
2 4 (40.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Sage Support
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps
1 4 (40.00%) Identity Management
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (40.00%) Storage Management
2 3 (30.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Android Development
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) C#
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) NetApp
4 3 (30.00%) Sage
5 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow