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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 107 89
Rank change year-on-year +11 -18  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 20 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.00% 1.11% 1.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.73% 5.22% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 18
Median daily rate £338 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £437 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year - +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +31.94% +5.88%  

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

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 423 632 565
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 21.08% 21.19% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 391 380
Median daily rate £375 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +15.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £300 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £503 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 17
Median hourly rate £30.00 £23.25 £18.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +28.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £36.50 £38.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Herefordshire - 5 £300 - 1
Birmingham +10 4 £350 +6.06% 3
Wolverhampton - 4 £350 -
Warwickshire +6 1 £218 -35.55%
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (53.19%) .NET
3 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (44.68%) C#
4 21 (44.68%) SQL
5 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
5 20 (42.55%) MVC
6 17 (36.17%) JavaScript
6 17 (36.17%) CSS
6 17 (36.17%) HTML
7 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 15 (31.91%) SQL Server 2014
9 13 (27.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (27.66%) Google
10 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (21.28%) AngularJS
11 10 (21.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (21.28%) TDD
11 10 (21.28%) Java
11 10 (21.28%) T-SQL
11 10 (21.28%) Windows
11 10 (21.28%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
11 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2016
11 10 (21.28%) Docker
11 10 (21.28%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (21.28%) Angular 2

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 3 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (6.38%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) LDAP
2 3 (6.38%) Skype
3 1 (2.13%) 3G
3 1 (2.13%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (31.91%) SQL Server 2014
3 13 (27.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (21.28%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2016
5 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (17.02%) MySQL
7 5 (10.64%) MongoDB
7 5 (10.64%) NoSQL
8 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (2.13%) Event Store
9 1 (2.13%) Power BI
9 1 (2.13%) RavenDB
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
1 6 (12.77%) Retail
2 4 (8.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (70.21%) Developer
2 15 (31.91%) .NET Developer
3 9 (19.15%) DBA
3 9 (19.15%) SQL DBA
4 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (12.77%) SQL Server DBA
6 5 (10.64%) SSRS Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.51%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Systems Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Architect
9 2 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.26%) SSAS Developer
9 2 (4.26%) SSIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (53.19%) .NET
2 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
3 17 (36.17%) CSS
3 17 (36.17%) HTML
4 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 10 (21.28%) Angular 2
5 10 (21.28%) AngularJS
5 10 (21.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework
7 6 (12.77%) Entity Framework
7 6 (12.77%) REST
8 5 (10.64%) HTML5
9 3 (6.38%) jQuery
9 3 (6.38%) XML
10 2 (4.26%) .NET Core
10 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (4.26%) JSON
10 2 (4.26%) Kendo UI
10 2 (4.26%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (2.13%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Clustering
1 6 (12.77%) Replication
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (42.55%) MVC
3 10 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (21.28%) TDD
4 9 (19.15%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (19.15%) SDLC
5 8 (17.02%) BDD
5 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
5 8 (17.02%) Migration
6 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
7 5 (10.64%) Web Development
8 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.51%) Web Application Development
9 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.38%) ETL
10 2 (4.26%) Change Management
10 2 (4.26%) Data Governance
10 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
10 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (4.26%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) C#
1 21 (44.68%) SQL
2 17 (36.17%) JavaScript
3 10 (21.28%) Java
3 10 (21.28%) T-SQL
4 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) Docker
2 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.38%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Google
2 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.51%) Cognos
4 2 (4.26%) IDERA
4 2 (4.26%) RedGate
4 2 (4.26%) Tableau
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco
5 1 (2.13%) Dell
5 1 (2.13%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) JDA
5 1 (2.13%) Kaspersky
5 1 (2.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.13%) Xamarin
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