Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 140 109
Rank change year-on-year -11 -31 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 37 55 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.79% 1.04% 1.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.19% 5.45% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 39 62
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £368 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +8.89% -6.90%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £269
90th Percentile £431 £475 £450
England median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £12.30
England median hourly rate £30.58 £42.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -27.20% +180.00% -55.56%

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 884 1,009 1,238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.78% 19.13% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 601 763
West Midlands median daily rate £403 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.87% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £258
90th Percentile £538 £538 £502
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 34
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £18.39 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.13% -8.05% -
10th Percentile £18.30 £14.50 £13.26
90th Percentile £49.88 £24.00 £33.24
England median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +32.08% -3.64% -

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 -9 17 £350 +22.81% 2
Staffordshire +3 5 £331 -7.02% 6
Solihull - 4 - -
Coventry -5 3 £450 +9.76%
Warwickshire 0 1 £145 -
Wolverhampton -3 1 - - 2
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (72.97%) SQL
3 20 (54.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
5 17 (45.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (37.84%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (37.84%) T-SQL
7 12 (32.43%) ETL
7 12 (32.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (29.73%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (18.92%) Data Cleansing
9 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
9 7 (18.92%) Data Structures
9 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (16.22%) Data Quality
10 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
10 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (16.22%) .NET
11 5 (13.51%) C#
11 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (10.81%) Mathematics
12 4 (10.81%) MDX
12 4 (10.81%) Manual Testing
12 4 (10.81%) System Testing
12 4 (10.81%) Data Governance
12 4 (10.81%) Functional Testing
12 4 (10.81%) Non-Functional Testing

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 1 (2.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (54.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (45.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (32.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (29.73%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
8 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (8.11%) Power BI
10 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
10 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (2.70%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (5.41%) GitLab
2 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) Subversion
2 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) SQL Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Data Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) DBA
3 6 (16.22%) SQL DBA
4 4 (10.81%) SSIS Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Tester
5 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (8.11%) SSAS Developer
5 3 (8.11%) SSRS Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Business Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Database Developer
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) .NET
2 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
2 4 (10.81%) MDX
3 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (5.41%) HTML
3 2 (5.41%) React
4 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) DOM
4 1 (2.70%) EDI
4 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.70%) HTML5
4 1 (2.70%) jQuery
4 1 (2.70%) JSON
4 1 (2.70%) LINQ
4 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Data Structures
2 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
1 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
2 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (32.43%) ETL
3 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.92%) Data Cleansing
3 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
4 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.81%) Data Governance
5 4 (10.81%) Data Reconciliation
5 4 (10.81%) Functional Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (10.81%) Manual Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Mathematics
5 4 (10.81%) MVC
5 4 (10.81%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (10.81%) System Testing
5 4 (10.81%) TDD
6 3 (8.11%) DevOps
6 3 (8.11%) ETL Development
7 2 (5.41%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (5.41%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) SQL
2 14 (37.84%) T-SQL
3 5 (13.51%) C#
4 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) XenApp
2 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Ansible
1 2 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Citrix
2 3 (8.11%) Google
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) VMware
3 2 (5.41%) CA
3 2 (5.41%) Micro Focus
3 2 (5.41%) Serena
3 2 (5.41%) Symantec
4 1 (2.70%) Altova
4 1 (2.70%) Capita
4 1 (2.70%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Xamarin