Period
to 26 September 2018

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 26 September 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 140 155
Rank change year-on-year -30 +15 -41
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 27 40 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.89% 0.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.91% 4.68% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 44
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.29% +3.79%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £304
90th Percentile £488 £438 £448
England median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £21.50 £47.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year -54.74% +6.74% +20.14%

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 927 855 1,302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.08% 18.97% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 524 795
West Midlands median daily rate £408 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.67% -3.85% +11.43%
10th Percentile £286 £260 £275
90th Percentile £540 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 21
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.00 £30.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.58% +47.56% -3.53%
10th Percentile £12.07 £20.48 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.13 £50.38 £24.00
England median hourly rate £27.73 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.57% - +7.57%

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 26 September 2018.

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 26 September 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
Birmingham -7 15 £370 -10.30% 3
Warwickshire +7 1 £550 +152.87% 1
Wolverhampton -5 1 - -
Herefordshire -12 1 - -
Staffordshire -12 1 - - 1
Solihull - 1 £350 -
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (81.48%) SQL
3 14 (51.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 8 (29.63%) Finance
7 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (25.93%) ERP
8 7 (25.93%) .NET
8 7 (25.93%) Power BI
8 7 (25.93%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
9 6 (22.22%) C#
9 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
9 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (14.81%) Migration
11 4 (14.81%) CSS
11 4 (14.81%) HTML
11 4 (14.81%) Windows
11 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (14.81%) ETL
11 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (14.81%) Dashboard Development
11 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
12 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
12 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (11.11%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) IaaS
2 2 (7.41%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) LAN
1 2 (7.41%) MPLS
1 2 (7.41%) VoIP
1 2 (7.41%) VPN
1 2 (7.41%) WAN
1 2 (7.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (51.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (25.93%) Power BI
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 3 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (11.11%) MS Access
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (7.41%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (7.41%) QlikView
8 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
9 1 (3.70%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (3.70%) Data Mart
9 1 (3.70%) MySQL
9 1 (3.70%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (7.41%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Advertising
2 3 (11.11%) Automotive
2 3 (11.11%) General Ledger
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) DBA
3 5 (18.52%) SQL DBA
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Administrator
4 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Sage 200 Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Sage Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Development DBA
6 2 (7.41%) SQL BI Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 1 (3.70%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 4 (14.81%) CSS
3 4 (14.81%) HTML
4 3 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.70%) MDX
5 1 (3.70%) React
5 1 (3.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) FMCG
4 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (25.93%) ERP
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Dashboard Development
4 4 (14.81%) ETL
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (11.11%) Master Data Management
5 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
6 2 (7.41%) Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) Business Transformation
6 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (7.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) C#
2 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) VBA
4 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) CCNP
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Sage
3 2 (7.41%) Tableau
4 1 (3.70%) Google