The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 24 April 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 / Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 115 101
Rank change year-on-year +23 -14  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 25 32 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.21% 1.10% 1.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.13% 4.65% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 28
Median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £413 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.09 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.08% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -32.14% -13.84%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 487 688 876
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 23.50% 23.64% 29.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 502 568
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 11
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.55% -1.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £15.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.79 £29.30 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.45% -15.38%  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2012 in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
West Yorkshire +13 18 £356 +3.26% 4
South Yorkshire +10 5 £375 +50.00%
North Yorkshire +10 2 £369 -15.71%
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 71 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 48 (67.61%) SQL
3 44 (61.97%) Microsoft
4 36 (50.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (50.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 36 (50.70%) SQL Server 2014
5 28 (39.44%) T-SQL
5 28 (39.44%) Windows
6 27 (38.03%) ETL
7 26 (36.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (28.17%) Windows Server
9 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (19.72%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (16.90%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (15.49%) Migration
12 11 (15.49%) PowerShell
12 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (14.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (12.68%) SharePoint
14 9 (12.68%) IIS
15 8 (11.27%) .NET
15 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (9.86%) Active Directory
16 7 (9.86%) Oracle
16 7 (9.86%) ITIL
17 6 (8.45%) Octopus Deploy
17 6 (8.45%) Continuous Delivery
17 6 (8.45%) Opscode Chef

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 9 (12.68%) IIS
1 9 (12.68%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.82%) CMS
4 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.82%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.82%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) Firewall
2 4 (5.63%) DHCP
2 4 (5.63%) DNS
2 4 (5.63%) FTP
2 4 (5.63%) HTTP
2 4 (5.63%) HTTPS
2 4 (5.63%) SMTP
2 4 (5.63%) SSL
2 4 (5.63%) Telnet
3 2 (2.82%) Internet
3 2 (2.82%) Intranet
3 2 (2.82%) VPN
4 1 (1.41%) LAN
4 1 (1.41%) NAS
4 1 (1.41%) SAN
4 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (50.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 36 (50.70%) SQL Server 2014
2 36 (50.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (36.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (19.72%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (14.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (7.04%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (7.04%) Power BI
6 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (2.82%) Big Data
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.41%) DTS
9 1 (1.41%) OLAP
9 1 (1.41%) OLTP
9 1 (1.41%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (1.41%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.41%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (49.30%) Developer
2 24 (33.80%) SQL Developer
3 15 (21.13%) DBA
3 15 (21.13%) SQL DBA
4 14 (19.72%) SSIS Developer
5 11 (15.49%) ETL Developer
6 10 (14.08%) T-SQL Developer
7 9 (12.68%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 7 (9.86%) SSRS Developer
9 5 (7.04%) .NET Developer
9 5 (7.04%) Architect
9 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (7.04%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (7.04%) C# Developer
9 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.63%) Implementation Specialist
10 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (5.63%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) .NET
2 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET
2 5 (7.04%) CSS
2 5 (7.04%) HTML
3 4 (5.63%) MDX
4 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (4.23%) XML
5 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.82%) jQuery
5 2 (2.82%) JSON
6 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.41%) CSS3
6 1 (1.41%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.41%) HTML5
6 1 (1.41%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (1.41%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.41%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Clustering
2 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.82%) Fintech
2 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.82%) Replication
3 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 28 (39.44%) Windows
2 20 (28.17%) Windows Server
3 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.23%) Linux
6 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.41%) Solaris
7 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.03%) ETL
2 12 (16.90%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (15.49%) Migration
4 7 (9.86%) ITIL
5 6 (8.45%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (8.45%) High Availability
5 6 (8.45%) Incident Management
5 6 (8.45%) Project Management
6 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.04%) DevOps
6 5 (7.04%) Kimball Methodology
6 5 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.63%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.63%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.63%) MVC
8 3 (4.23%) Complex ETL
8 3 (4.23%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.23%) Scrum
9 2 (2.82%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (67.61%) SQL
2 28 (39.44%) T-SQL
3 11 (15.49%) PowerShell
4 6 (8.45%) C#
5 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 2 (2.82%) PHP
6 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.82%) Python
6 2 (2.82%) R
7 1 (1.41%) Java
7 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.04%) MCSE
3 2 (2.82%) Degree
3 2 (2.82%) MCSA
3 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.23%) vSphere
3 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (4.23%) SCCM
3 2 (2.82%) SCOM
4 1 (1.41%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 44 (61.97%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) Oracle
3 6 (8.45%) VMware
4 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco
5 2 (2.82%) Veeam
6 1 (1.41%) Citrix
6 1 (1.41%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.41%) Tableau