Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 123 137
Rank change year-on-year -30 +14 -26
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 35 46 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.72% 1.06% 1.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.91% 5.41% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 42
West Midlands median daily rate £363 £306 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.37% -18.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £319 £250 £300
90th Percentile £450 £414 £456
England median daily rate £413 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.32% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £31.25 £40.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.88% +116.22% -6.92%

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 894 851 1,283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.26% 19.65% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 523 755
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% -5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £277 £250 £280
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 26
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.00% +21.95% -13.68%
10th Percentile £15.40 £16.05 £15.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.90 £36.63
England median hourly rate £32.25 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% +4.34%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -16 16 £366 +30.80% 7
Solihull - 4 - - 1
Coventry -10 2 £450 +12.50%
Warwickshire +2 1 £550 +152.87%
Staffordshire -1 1 £338 -12.90% 2
Wolverhampton -5 1 - -
Herefordshire -8 1 £325 +14.04%
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (80.00%) SQL
3 19 (54.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
4 16 (45.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (37.14%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (34.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (31.43%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (28.57%) ETL
9 9 (25.71%) .NET
10 8 (22.86%) T-SQL
10 8 (22.86%) C#
10 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
10 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
11 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
11 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 7 (20.00%) Power BI
12 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (17.14%) Data Structures
12 6 (17.14%) Data Quality
13 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (14.29%) TDD
13 5 (14.29%) MVC
13 5 (14.29%) Finance
13 5 (14.29%) Migration
13 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
13 5 (14.29%) ERP
13 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016

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:

Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (5.71%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.57%) IaaS
4 2 (5.71%) PaaS
5 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (54.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (45.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (34.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (31.43%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
7 7 (20.00%) Power BI
8 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (5.71%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
10 2 (5.71%) MS Access
10 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (5.71%) QlikView
10 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.86%) GitLab
3 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Advertising
2 2 (5.71%) Automotive
2 2 (5.71%) General Ledger
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) SQL Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Data Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) DBA
6 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Administrator
6 4 (11.43%) SSIS Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (8.57%) SQL DBA
7 3 (8.57%) SSAS Developer
7 3 (8.57%) SSRS Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Business Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Development DBA
8 2 (5.71%) Lead Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Sage 200 Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Sage Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (11.43%) HTML
3 4 (11.43%) MDX
4 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
4 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (8.57%) CSS
4 3 (8.57%) React
5 2 (5.71%) XML
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.14%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.71%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (28.57%) ETL
3 7 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
4 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.29%) ERP
5 5 (14.29%) Migration
5 5 (14.29%) MVC
5 5 (14.29%) TDD
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.43%) Data Governance
6 4 (11.43%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
7 3 (8.57%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (8.57%) ETL Development
7 3 (8.57%) Master Data Management
7 3 (8.57%) Scrum
7 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Visualisation
8 2 (5.71%) Project Management
8 2 (5.71%) UML
Programming Languages
1 28 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) C#
2 8 (22.86%) T-SQL
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.71%) Java
4 2 (5.71%) VBA
5 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) GDPR
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Ansible
1 1 (2.86%) Automic
1 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Google
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Sage
3 2 (5.71%) Tableau
4 1 (2.86%) CA
4 1 (2.86%) Capita
4 1 (2.86%) Micro Focus
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) Serena