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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 140 151 171
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 46 48 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.91% 0.83% 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.89% 3.69% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 17
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£350 £488 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +21.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £351 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £598 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £29.50 -
% change year-on-year
+10.16% -
SQL Server 2012
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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
1184 1302 1332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.38% 22.55% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 947 1044
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £30.12 £36.50 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.49% -30.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £29.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £151.75 £89.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £31.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+10.40% +11.60%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015, 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.

1 101 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 65 (64.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 63 (62.38%) SQL
4 58 (57.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 47 (46.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 44 (43.56%) .NET
7 41 (40.59%) Microsoft
8 40 (39.60%) C#
9 37 (36.63%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (30.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 29 (28.71%) T-SQL
12 28 (27.72%) ASP.NET
12 28 (27.72%) Data Warehouse
13 26 (25.74%) Finance
14 22 (21.78%) MVC
14 22 (21.78%) ETL
15 20 (19.80%) MS Excel
15 20 (19.80%) JavaScript
15 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (19.80%) SQL Server 2005
16 17 (16.83%) Team Foundation Server
16 17 (16.83%) Visual Studio
17 16 (15.84%) jQuery
18 14 (13.86%) Ajax
18 14 (13.86%) ASP.NET MVC
19 13 (12.87%) .NET Framework
19 13 (12.87%) WCF
19 13 (12.87%) Windows
20 12 (11.88%) QlikView
21 11 (10.89%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 11 (10.89%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.95%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.96%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.98%) IIS
4 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.99%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (19.80%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.94%) MS Office
3 5 (4.95%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.99%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.99%) IaaS
2 1 (0.99%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) DHCP
2 1 (0.99%) DNS
2 1 (0.99%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 65 (64.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 58 (57.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 47 (46.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (30.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 28 (27.72%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (19.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (11.88%) QlikView
9 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (6.93%) SSDT
11 6 (5.94%) Relational Database
12 5 (4.95%) OLAP
13 4 (3.96%) DTS
13 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Power View
14 3 (2.97%) PerformancePoint
14 3 (2.97%) RDBMS
14 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2000
15 2 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
15 2 (1.98%) Star Schema
15 2 (1.98%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 17 (16.83%) Team Foundation Server
1 17 (16.83%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.94%) NUnit
3 5 (4.95%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.97%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (1.98%) ERwin
6 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.99%) WiX
6 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.99%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.99%) Moq
6 1 (0.99%) JIRA
General
1 26 (25.74%) Finance
2 10 (9.90%) Banking
3 9 (8.91%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.96%) Legal
5 3 (2.97%) Back Office
6 1 (0.99%) Marketing
6 1 (0.99%) Front Office
6 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.99%) Automotive
6 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (52.48%) Developer
2 16 (15.84%) Analyst
3 13 (12.87%) DBA
3 13 (12.87%) SQL DBA
3 13 (12.87%) .NET Developer
4 11 (10.89%) SQL Developer
5 8 (7.92%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (7.92%) C# Developer
5 8 (7.92%) SQL Server DBA
5 8 (7.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (6.93%) Senior Information Analyst
6 7 (6.93%) NHS Information Analyst
6 7 (6.93%) Consultant
6 7 (6.93%) Information Analyst
6 7 (6.93%) ETL Developer
7 6 (5.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 5 (4.95%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (43.56%) .NET
2 28 (27.72%) ASP.NET
3 16 (15.84%) jQuery
4 14 (13.86%) Ajax
4 14 (13.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (12.87%) .NET Framework
5 13 (12.87%) WCF
6 11 (10.89%) Web Services
7 10 (9.90%) HTML
8 8 (7.92%) CSS
8 8 (7.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (6.93%) HTML5
9 7 (6.93%) XML
10 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (4.95%) Kendo UI
11 5 (4.95%) LINQ
11 5 (4.95%) MDX
12 4 (3.96%) WPF
12 4 (3.96%) JSON
12 4 (3.96%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) NHS
1 9 (8.91%) Replication
2 4 (3.96%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.97%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.97%) Clustering
4 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.99%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.99%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.99%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.99%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.87%) Windows
2 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.98%) CentOS
5 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.99%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (36.63%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (21.78%) MVC
2 22 (21.78%) ETL
3 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (8.91%) Scrum
5 8 (7.92%) Migration
5 8 (7.92%) Change Management
5 8 (7.92%) Database Security
6 7 (6.93%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (6.93%) TDD
7 6 (5.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (5.94%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (5.94%) Analytics
8 5 (4.95%) ATDD
8 5 (4.95%) Data Migration
8 5 (4.95%) OO
9 4 (3.96%) Project Management
9 4 (3.96%) Regression Testing
9 4 (3.96%) OOD
9 4 (3.96%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 63 (62.38%) SQL
2 40 (39.60%) C#
3 29 (28.71%) T-SQL
4 20 (19.80%) JavaScript
5 11 (10.89%) VBA
6 4 (3.96%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.97%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (2.97%) C++
8 2 (1.98%) XPath
9 1 (0.99%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.99%) Ruby
9 1 (0.99%) C
9 1 (0.99%) Java
9 1 (0.99%) Perl
9 1 (0.99%) PHP
9 1 (0.99%) VB
9 1 (0.99%) Python
9 1 (0.99%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.96%) MCSE
3 3 (2.97%) VCP4
4 1 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) MCITP
4 1 (0.99%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.99%) MCTS
4 1 (0.99%) MCSA
4 1 (0.99%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) QA
1 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.99%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) vCloud
1 1 (0.99%) vSphere
1 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.99%) Puppet
1 1 (0.99%) Control-M
Vendors
1 41 (40.59%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.90%) Tableau
3 7 (6.93%) Business Objects
4 6 (5.94%) Telerik
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle
5 2 (1.98%) SAP
6 1 (0.99%) Nintex
6 1 (0.99%) Vertica
6 1 (0.99%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.99%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.99%) Sybase
6 1 (0.99%) Cognos
6 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.99%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.99%) VMware
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