Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 22 July 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 73 32
Rank change year-on-year +16 -41 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.45% 0.85% 2.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.63% 2.02% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Northern Ireland median daily rate £300 £250 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -35.48% -
10th Percentile £258 £250 £314
90th Percentile £363 £385 £491
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
UK median hourly rate £33.50 £40.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -16.25% +66.67% -13.25%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 123 247 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 27.52% 42.08% 23.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 209 23
Northern Ireland median daily rate £431 £420 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.62% +54.13% -16.15%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £163
90th Percentile £550 £563 £423
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.67% +125.00% -18.37%
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +4.84% +8.77% +14.00%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in Northern Ireland

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Northern Ireland

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
County Antrim +18 2 £300 +20.00%
SQL Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Database Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) HND
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) OLTP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Replication

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) OLTP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL BI Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Database Optimisation
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Sophos