The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 152 146 189
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +43
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 48 63 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.85% 0.93% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.78% 3.71% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 49 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £475 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +13.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £355 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £580 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +4.54%
SQL Server 2012
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1271 1699 1427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.53% 24.99% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1019 1282 1104
Average daily rate £425 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £41.53 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.76% +84.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £34.15 £13.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £151.85 £49.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the City of London region.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SQL Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the City of London region.

SQL Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2012.

1 103 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 64 (62.14%) SQL
3 60 (58.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 56 (54.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 46 (44.66%) .NET
6 44 (42.72%) C#
7 36 (34.95%) Microsoft
7 36 (34.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (27.18%) T-SQL
8 28 (27.18%) Finance
9 25 (24.27%) MVC
9 25 (24.27%) ETL
10 22 (21.36%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (21.36%) ASP.NET
11 21 (20.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 20 (19.42%) MS Excel
12 20 (19.42%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (17.48%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (15.53%) JavaScript
15 15 (14.56%) WCF
15 15 (14.56%) SQL Server 2005
16 14 (13.59%) jQuery
16 14 (13.59%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (13.59%) Visual Studio
17 12 (11.65%) Windows
17 12 (11.65%) SharePoint
18 11 (10.68%) Banking
18 11 (10.68%) Scrum
19 10 (9.71%) NHS

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (11.65%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.80%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (5.83%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.88%) IIS
5 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.97%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.97%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.97%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (19.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.91%) PowerPivot
2 3 (2.91%) MS Office
3 2 (1.94%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) Firewall
1 1 (0.97%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 60 (58.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 56 (54.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (34.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (20.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (19.42%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (14.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (7.77%) QlikView
9 6 (5.83%) SSDT
9 6 (5.83%) Data Mart
10 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
11 4 (3.88%) DTS
11 4 (3.88%) RDBMS
11 4 (3.88%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (3.88%) PerformancePoint
12 3 (2.91%) Star Schema
12 3 (2.91%) Data Mining
13 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (1.94%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (17.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (13.59%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.83%) NUnit
3 6 (5.83%) SpecFlow
4 4 (3.88%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (2.91%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.94%) ERwin
7 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.97%) Selenium
7 1 (0.97%) JIRA
7 1 (0.97%) Moq
7 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.97%) MSTest
7 1 (0.97%) NSubstitute
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 28 (27.18%) Finance
2 11 (10.68%) Banking
3 7 (6.80%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.91%) Legal
5 1 (0.97%) Marketing
5 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.97%) Back Office
5 1 (0.97%) Retail
5 1 (0.97%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (56.31%) Developer
2 15 (14.56%) SQL Developer
2 15 (14.56%) DBA
3 14 (13.59%) .NET Developer
3 14 (13.59%) C# Developer
4 13 (12.62%) SQL DBA
5 10 (9.71%) SQL Server DBA
5 10 (9.71%) Analyst
6 9 (8.74%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (7.77%) ETL Developer
8 7 (6.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Architect
9 6 (5.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Applications Support
11 4 (3.88%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (3.88%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.88%) Consultant
12 3 (2.91%) Senior Information Analyst
12 3 (2.91%) NHS Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (44.66%) .NET
2 22 (21.36%) ASP.NET
3 15 (14.56%) WCF
4 14 (13.59%) jQuery
4 14 (13.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (9.71%) HTML
5 10 (9.71%) .NET Framework
6 9 (8.74%) Ajax
6 9 (8.74%) CSS
7 8 (7.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (5.83%) Web Services
9 6 (5.83%) WPF
10 5 (4.85%) MDX
10 5 (4.85%) HTML5
10 5 (4.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 5 (4.85%) Kendo UI
10 5 (4.85%) XML
11 3 (2.91%) LINQ
11 3 (2.91%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) NHS
2 9 (8.74%) Replication
3 5 (4.85%) Clustering
4 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.91%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.94%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.97%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.97%) Statistics
6 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.97%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.65%) Windows
2 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.94%) UNIX
4 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.97%) CentOS
5 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.27%) MVC
1 25 (24.27%) ETL
2 22 (21.36%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.68%) Scrum
5 8 (7.77%) Migration
5 8 (7.77%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (6.80%) TDD
7 6 (5.83%) Database Security
8 5 (4.85%) BDD
8 5 (4.85%) ATDD
8 5 (4.85%) Kimball Methodology
8 5 (4.85%) Change Management
8 5 (4.85%) Regression Testing
9 4 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.88%) Asset Management
9 4 (3.88%) Server Monitoring
10 3 (2.91%) Kanban
10 3 (2.91%) Data Migration
10 3 (2.91%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 64 (62.14%) SQL
2 44 (42.72%) C#
3 28 (27.18%) T-SQL
4 16 (15.53%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.80%) VBA
6 5 (4.85%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.91%) VB6
7 3 (2.91%) VB
7 3 (2.91%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.91%) C++
8 2 (1.94%) XPath
9 1 (0.97%) Ruby
9 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.97%) Java
9 1 (0.97%) Perl
9 1 (0.97%) PHP
9 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.97%) C
9 1 (0.97%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.94%) MCSE
3 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) Degree
3 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.94%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.97%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.97%) vCloud
1 1 (0.97%) vSphere
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.97%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.97%) Puppet
2 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.97%) Control-M
2 1 (0.97%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.97%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (34.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.85%) Telerik
2 5 (4.85%) Business Objects
2 5 (4.85%) Cognos
3 4 (3.88%) Oracle
3 4 (3.88%) VMware
3 4 (3.88%) Tableau
4 2 (1.94%) SAP
4 2 (1.94%) Nintex
5 1 (0.97%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.97%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.97%) Sybase
5 1 (0.97%) Sun
5 1 (0.97%) Veritas
5 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.97%) IBM
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