Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 24 November 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 140 108
Rank change year-on-year -7 -32 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 36 63 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.74% 1.02% 1.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.11% 5.08% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 49 55
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% +0.75%
10th Percentile £244 £278 £273
90th Percentile £438 £475 £450
England median daily rate £413 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +8.55% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £12.30
England median hourly rate £31.15 £45.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year -30.78% +62.16% -26.00%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 876 1239 1093
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.00% 20.10% 21.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 746 676
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +11.94%
10th Percentile £263 £266 £219
90th Percentile £538 £538 £505
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 31
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.31 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.91% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21.05 £14.05 £12.30
90th Percentile £51.50 £23.60 £33.55
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.75 £27.64
% change year-on-year +15.32% +0.40% +12.82%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SQL Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2012 in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Birmingham +2 18 £369 +22.92% 2
Staffordshire +19 9 £344 +5.77% 1
Herefordshire +3 2 £313 -30.56%
Warwickshire 0 1 £145 -58.57%
Coventry -13 1 £450 +18.42%
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (66.67%) SQL
3 23 (63.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 15 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (38.89%) T-SQL
7 12 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (25.00%) .NET
9 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (19.44%) C#
11 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
11 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
12 6 (16.67%) ITIL
12 6 (16.67%) ETL
13 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
13 5 (13.89%) Windows
13 5 (13.89%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (13.89%) Manual Testing
13 5 (13.89%) System Testing
13 5 (13.89%) Mathematics
13 5 (13.89%) Data Reconciliation
13 5 (13.89%) Functional Testing
13 5 (13.89%) Non-Functional Testing
14 4 (11.11%) Office 365
14 4 (11.11%) PowerShell

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
1 5 (13.89%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.78%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (63.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (8.33%) Power BI
8 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (5.56%) DTS
9 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
9 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (2.78%) Data Mart
10 1 (2.78%) MySQL
10 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
10 1 (2.78%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.78%) GitLab
3 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.56%) Local Government
1 2 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) DBA
2 10 (27.78%) SQL DBA
3 7 (19.44%) SQL Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Tester
5 4 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) Architect
5 4 (11.11%) SharePoint Architect
6 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Database Developer
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Database Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Report Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior SQL DBA
8 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) .NET
2 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 3 (8.33%) CSS
3 3 (8.33%) Entity Framework
3 3 (8.33%) HTML
3 3 (8.33%) jQuery
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (5.56%) HTML5
4 2 (5.56%) Kendo UI
4 2 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (5.56%) MDX
5 1 (2.78%) Angular 2
5 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.78%) JSON
5 1 (2.78%) LINQ
5 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Clustering
2 2 (5.56%) FMCG
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.56%) AIX
3 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
4 6 (16.67%) ETL
4 6 (16.67%) ITIL
5 5 (13.89%) Data Reconciliation
5 5 (13.89%) Functional Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Manual Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Mathematics
5 5 (13.89%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (13.89%) System Testing
6 4 (11.11%) CRM
7 3 (8.33%) MVC
7 3 (8.33%) Open Source
7 3 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (8.33%) TOGAF
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.56%) Database Tuning
8 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.56%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) SQL
2 14 (38.89%) T-SQL
3 7 (19.44%) C#
4 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.56%) XenApp
3 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (2.78%) Ansible
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) Citrix
3 3 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) GoCardless
4 2 (5.56%) Google
4 2 (5.56%) RedGate
4 2 (5.56%) Symantec
5 1 (2.78%) Altova
5 1 (2.78%) CA
5 1 (2.78%) DevExpress
5 1 (2.78%) Micro Focus
5 1 (2.78%) Serena
5 1 (2.78%) Xamarin