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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
London / City of London
Rank 117 98 124
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +26
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 36 51 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.24% 1.66% 1.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.23% 6.24% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 40 57
Median daily rate £425 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £325 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -40.00%

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
852 817 1214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.44% 26.53% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 638 963
Median daily rate £475 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 69 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 52 (75.36%) SQL
3 42 (60.87%) .NET
4 40 (57.97%) C#
5 37 (53.62%) T-SQL
6 36 (52.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (37.68%) Microsoft
9 25 (36.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 24 (34.78%) Windows
11 23 (33.33%) Finance
11 23 (33.33%) TDD
11 23 (33.33%) .NET Framework
12 21 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 20 (28.99%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (28.99%) WCF
14 19 (27.54%) HTML
15 17 (24.64%) NUnit
15 17 (24.64%) Scrum
16 16 (23.19%) RESTful
16 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Azure
16 16 (23.19%) SQL Server 2014
17 15 (21.74%) MSTest
17 15 (21.74%) Entity Framework
17 15 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET
18 14 (20.29%) OOP
18 14 (20.29%) Data Warehouse
19 13 (18.84%) SOA
19 13 (18.84%) PowerShell

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) JBoss
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.90%) GitHub
2 2 (2.90%) IaaS
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.45%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) AMQP
1 2 (2.90%) LAN
1 2 (2.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (52.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (36.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (23.19%) SQL Server 2014
6 15 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (20.29%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (14.49%) NoSQL
8 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
9 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (8.70%) Power BI
11 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (5.80%) SSDT
12 3 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (4.35%) OLAP
13 2 (2.90%) Big Data
13 2 (2.90%) DB2
13 2 (2.90%) MariaDB
14 1 (1.45%) DTS
Development Applications
1 17 (24.64%) NUnit
2 15 (21.74%) MSTest
3 11 (15.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (10.14%) SpecFlow
5 5 (7.25%) Selenium
5 5 (7.25%) WebDriver
6 4 (5.80%) TeamCity
7 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.90%) MSBuild
8 2 (2.90%) MSI
9 1 (1.45%) Calabash
9 1 (1.45%) Capybara
9 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.45%) Gradle
9 1 (1.45%) Moq
General
1 23 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Banking
3 5 (7.25%) Back Office
4 3 (4.35%) Front Office
4 3 (4.35%) Legal
5 2 (2.90%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.90%) Law
6 1 (1.45%) Advertising
6 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (66.67%) Developer
2 25 (36.23%) C# Developer
3 13 (18.84%) SQL Developer
4 11 (15.94%) Analyst
4 11 (15.94%) Senior Developer
5 9 (13.04%) Senior C# Developer
5 9 (13.04%) SSIS Developer
6 6 (8.70%) DBA
7 5 (7.25%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Developer in Test
7 5 (7.25%) SQL Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) SQL DBA
8 4 (5.80%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (5.80%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (5.80%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (60.87%) .NET
2 23 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 20 (28.99%) WCF
4 19 (27.54%) HTML
5 16 (23.19%) RESTful
6 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET
6 15 (21.74%) Entity Framework
7 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (11.59%) AngularJS
9 6 (8.70%) CSS
9 6 (8.70%) REST
10 5 (7.25%) HTML5
10 5 (7.25%) LINQ
10 5 (7.25%) Task Parallel Library
10 5 (7.25%) WPF
11 4 (5.80%) jQuery
12 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (2.90%) RabbitMQ
13 2 (2.90%) XML
13 2 (2.90%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (7.25%) Replication
3 4 (5.80%) Derivative
3 4 (5.80%) Equities
3 4 (5.80%) Fixed Income
3 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.90%) Clustering
6 1 (1.45%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.78%) Windows
2 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.25%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.90%) Linux
5 1 (1.45%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.33%) TDD
3 20 (28.99%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (24.64%) Scrum
5 14 (20.29%) OOP
6 13 (18.84%) SOA
7 12 (17.39%) Data Modelling
7 12 (17.39%) OO
8 11 (15.94%) ETL
8 11 (15.94%) MVC
9 10 (14.49%) Multithreading
10 7 (10.14%) Asset Management
10 7 (10.14%) BDD
10 7 (10.14%) System Testing
11 6 (8.70%) Change Management
12 5 (7.25%) Agile Testing
12 5 (7.25%) ATDD
12 5 (7.25%) MVVM
12 5 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (7.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (75.36%) SQL
2 40 (57.97%) C#
3 37 (53.62%) T-SQL
4 13 (18.84%) PowerShell
5 9 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.90%) Java
7 2 (2.90%) Python
8 1 (1.45%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.45%) Ruby
8 1 (1.45%) Scala
8 1 (1.45%) VB
8 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) SLA
2 5 (7.25%) QA
3 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) Docker
2 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (1.45%) SCCM
1 1 (1.45%) SCOM
1 1 (1.45%) SCOrch
1 1 (1.45%) SCSM
1 1 (1.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 26 (37.68%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) Infragistics
3 3 (4.35%) Tableau
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle
4 2 (2.90%) Sybase
4 2 (2.90%) Teradata
4 2 (2.90%) VMware
4 2 (2.90%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.45%) iManage
5 1 (1.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.45%) Telerik
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coded People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago