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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 137 103 153
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +50
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 26 109 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.78% 1.88% 0.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.25% 7.33% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 98 46
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £314 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £558 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
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
800 1487 1420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 24.07% 25.60% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 1182 1073
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Median hourly rate £17.88 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.41% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £17.30 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £102.00 £58.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016, 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 80 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 61 (76.25%) SQL
3 39 (48.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (41.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (38.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 29 (36.25%) T-SQL
8 25 (31.25%) .NET
8 25 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 23 (28.75%) C#
9 23 (28.75%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (25.00%) Windows
11 17 (21.25%) Finance
11 17 (21.25%) .NET Framework
11 17 (21.25%) SQL Server 2014
12 16 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (18.75%) MS Excel
14 14 (17.50%) ETL
14 14 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (17.50%) Data Modelling
15 13 (16.25%) MVC
16 12 (15.00%) Clustering
16 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET
16 12 (15.00%) HTML
16 12 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
17 11 (13.75%) OO
17 11 (13.75%) Scrum
17 11 (13.75%) Replication
18 10 (12.50%) jQuery

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 9 (11.25%) IIS
2 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.50%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) MS Project
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.25%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Office 365
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.50%) OneDrive
2 2 (2.50%) Yammer
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) Intranet
2 1 (1.25%) DNS
2 1 (1.25%) Firewall
2 1 (1.25%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (48.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (41.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (38.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (21.25%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (7.50%) OLAP
9 6 (7.50%) Relational Database
10 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (6.25%) NoSQL
10 5 (6.25%) Power BI
10 5 (6.25%) QlikView
11 4 (5.00%) RDBMS
12 2 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (2.50%) Data Mart
12 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (2.50%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) NUnit
2 5 (6.25%) MSTest
3 3 (3.75%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.50%) ERwin
4 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.50%) Toad
5 1 (1.25%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.25%) JIRA
5 1 (1.25%) Moq
5 1 (1.25%) NSubstitute
5 1 (1.25%) Ranorex
5 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.25%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (21.25%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Retail
3 4 (5.00%) Banking
3 4 (5.00%) Legal
4 3 (3.75%) Back Office
4 3 (3.75%) Marketing
5 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (45.00%) Developer
2 24 (30.00%) DBA
2 24 (30.00%) SQL DBA
3 14 (17.50%) .NET Developer
4 13 (16.25%) SQL Server DBA
5 10 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 10 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 9 (11.25%) Administrator
6 9 (11.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (10.00%) Senior DBA
7 8 (10.00%) Senior SQL DBA
8 7 (8.75%) Analyst
8 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 7 (8.75%) Senior SQL Server DBA
9 6 (7.50%) Senior Developer
10 5 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (5.00%) Applications Support
11 4 (5.00%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.25%) .NET
2 17 (21.25%) .NET Framework
3 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (15.00%) HTML
4 10 (12.50%) jQuery
5 8 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 8 (10.00%) Web Services
6 7 (8.75%) CSS
6 7 (8.75%) HTML5
6 7 (8.75%) XML
7 6 (7.50%) RESTful
8 5 (6.25%) AngularJS
8 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 5 (6.25%) MDX
8 5 (6.25%) WCF
9 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (5.00%) CSS3
10 3 (3.75%) NHibernate
11 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Clustering
2 11 (13.75%) Replication
3 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.75%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.50%) Equities
4 2 (2.50%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.25%) Contactless
5 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.25%) NHS
5 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (6.25%) Linux
2 5 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.75%) Solaris
3 3 (3.75%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.50%) Unix
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.75%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (17.50%) Data Modelling
4 14 (17.50%) ETL
5 13 (16.25%) MVC
6 11 (13.75%) OO
6 11 (13.75%) Scrum
7 10 (12.50%) TDD
8 9 (11.25%) High Availability
9 8 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (10.00%) Migration
10 7 (8.75%) Database Security
10 7 (8.75%) Unit Testing
11 6 (7.50%) OOP
11 6 (7.50%) Web Development
12 5 (6.25%) E-Commerce
12 5 (6.25%) SOA
13 4 (5.00%) Multithreading
13 4 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (76.25%) SQL
2 29 (36.25%) T-SQL
3 23 (28.75%) C#
4 10 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.75%) VBA
8 2 (2.50%) C
8 2 (2.50%) Korn
8 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.50%) VBScript
9 1 (1.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) ISEB
2 1 (1.25%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.25%) MCSE
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.25%) OCP
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.25%) RHCE
2 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.50%) Nagios
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.50%) SCCM
3 1 (1.25%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.25%) Kibana
3 1 (1.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.75%) Tableau
3 4 (5.00%) Telerik
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle
4 3 (3.75%) Sybase
5 2 (2.50%) iManage
5 2 (2.50%) SAP
5 2 (2.50%) Teradata
5 2 (2.50%) Veritas
6 1 (1.25%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.25%) Compaq
6 1 (1.25%) HP
6 1 (1.25%) IBM
6 1 (1.25%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.25%) RedGate
6 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.25%) Terracotta
6 1 (1.25%) VMware
6 1 (1.25%) webMethods
City, London
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Robert Walters
Posted: 3 days ago