Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 December 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.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 39 -
Rank change year-on-year -38 - +35
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.35% 1.24% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.06% 3.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +106.25% - -
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% +100.00% -40.00%

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 189 106 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 33.51% 32.82% 35.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 62 37
Northern Ireland median daily rate £425 £400 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +30.08% -1.60%
10th Percentile £368 £193 £163
90th Percentile £580 £563 £438
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £18.25 £14.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.07% - -
UK median hourly rate £30.95 £28.18 £27.50
% change year-on-year +9.83% +2.47% -

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 18 December 2017. 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 -35 2 £413 +106.25%
SQL Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft