The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 40 34 47
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.53% 1.37% 1.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.56% 5.68% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £204 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.66% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -4.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -36.47% +157.57%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 78 88 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 20.80% 24.04% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 66 50
Median daily rate £400 £405 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Northamptonshire

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Daventry - 1 £195 -
SQL Server 2012
East Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Terminal Server
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Terminal Server
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware