The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 29 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.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 57 39
Rank change year-on-year +7 -18  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 8 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.77% 0.73% 1.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.69% 2.58% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Median daily rate £425 £288 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.82% -9.80%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -6.42% -  
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 104 155 113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 22.96% 28.18% 27.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 112 82
Median daily rate £375 £525 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +64.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £800 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £23.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in South Yorkshire

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Sheffield +9 6 £425 +30.76%
Rotherham - 2 £325 -
SQL Server 2012
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (62.96%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) ETL
3 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (29.63%) Windows
5 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (22.22%) High Availability
6 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 5 (18.52%) C#
7 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
8 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (14.81%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
9 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (11.11%) WCF
9 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 3 (11.11%) Migration
9 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (11.11%) Clustering
9 3 (11.11%) .NET
9 3 (11.11%) Oracle
9 3 (11.11%) MCSE
9 3 (11.11%) MS Excel

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (7.41%) IIS
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) NAS
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (7.41%) Big Data
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (3.70%) DTS
9 1 (3.70%) OLAP
9 1 (3.70%) OLTP
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 7
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) DBA
2 8 (29.63%) SQL DBA
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Architect
5 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 4 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (14.81%) SSIS Developer
6 3 (11.11%) ETL Developer
6 3 (11.11%) SSRS Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Data Migration Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Lead Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Network Administrator
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
1 3 (11.11%) WCF
1 3 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) MDX
2 1 (3.70%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.70%) WAP
2 1 (3.70%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Fintech
2 2 (7.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ETL
2 6 (22.22%) High Availability
3 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (14.81%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Business Process Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) CRM
4 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (7.41%) SDLC
5 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) ERP
6 1 (3.70%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
3 5 (18.52%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) MCSE
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) MCSA
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) VMware