The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 21 22 32
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.73% 1.91% 0.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.85% 9.09% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £388 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.16% -17.24%  
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 26 33 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 18.98% 21.02% 33.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 33
Median daily rate £325 £370 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.16% +2.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
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 Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Staffordshire

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £388 -
SQL Server 2012
West Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Business Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Database Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) B2B
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft