The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the City of London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 149 185 212
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +27
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 46 34 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.79% 0.48% 0.089%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.48% 2.12% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 5
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£370 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.51% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £311 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £570 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £51.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1322 1606 1613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.70% 22.60% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1003 1183 1195
Average daily rate £450 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £51.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.07% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £13.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.03 £52.50 £50.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +0.32%
SQL Server 2012
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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 93 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (60.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (48.39%) .NET
4 44 (47.31%) SQL
5 43 (46.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (39.78%) C#
7 29 (31.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (27.96%) ETL
9 24 (25.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 22 (23.66%) T-SQL
10 22 (23.66%) MVC
11 21 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (22.58%) Microsoft
12 20 (21.51%) Finance
13 19 (20.43%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (20.43%) ASP.NET
14 15 (16.13%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (12.90%) Windows
16 11 (11.83%) MS Excel
17 10 (10.75%) CSS
17 10 (10.75%) JavaScript
17 10 (10.75%) NHS
17 10 (10.75%) WCF
18 9 (9.68%) MDX
18 9 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
18 9 (9.68%) Migration
19 8 (8.60%) Disaster Recovery
19 8 (8.60%) Banking
19 8 (8.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (7.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (3.23%) IIS
3 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.15%) CMS
4 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.08%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.08%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.08%) Node.js
4 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (11.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.08%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.08%) Office 365
1 1 (1.08%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (60.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (46.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (31.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (25.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (20.43%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (16.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (6.45%) OLAP
9 5 (5.38%) DTS
9 5 (5.38%) OLTP
10 4 (4.30%) MySQL
10 4 (4.30%) Data Mart
10 4 (4.30%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 3 (3.23%) QlikView
11 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
11 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (3.23%) Data Mining
12 2 (2.15%) VLDB
13 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.30%) TeamCity
2 4 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.15%) NSubstitute
4 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (2.15%) MSTest
4 2 (2.15%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (2.15%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.08%) Selenium
5 1 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 20 (21.51%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Banking
3 5 (5.38%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.30%) Front Office
5 2 (2.15%) Back Office
6 1 (1.08%) Marketing
6 1 (1.08%) Law
6 1 (1.08%) Legal
6 1 (1.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (66.67%) Developer
2 18 (19.35%) C# Developer
3 15 (16.13%) .NET Developer
4 14 (15.05%) DBA
5 13 (13.98%) SQL Developer
5 13 (13.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 12 (12.90%) SQL DBA
7 9 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (7.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (7.53%) Analyst
8 7 (7.53%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.38%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 4 (4.30%) SQL Server DBA
10 4 (4.30%) Applications Support
11 3 (3.23%) Administrator
11 3 (3.23%) WPF Developer
11 3 (3.23%) Senior C# Developer
12 2 (2.15%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (48.39%) .NET
2 19 (20.43%) ASP.NET
3 12 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (10.75%) WCF
4 10 (10.75%) CSS
5 9 (9.68%) MDX
6 8 (8.60%) WPF
6 8 (8.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 7 (7.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 6 (6.45%) HTML
8 6 (6.45%) .NET Framework
9 5 (5.38%) jQuery
10 4 (4.30%) LINQ
11 3 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (3.23%) WinForms
12 2 (2.15%) Ajax
12 2 (2.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 2 (2.15%) HTML5
13 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC 2
13 1 (1.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) NHS
2 6 (6.45%) Replication
3 5 (5.38%) Statistics
4 4 (4.30%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.30%) Clustering
4 4 (4.30%) Derivative
5 3 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.08%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.08%) Open Source
7 1 (1.08%) Social Media
7 1 (1.08%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.90%) Windows
2 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.08%) UNIX
5 1 (1.08%) Linux
5 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.96%) ETL
2 22 (23.66%) MVC
3 21 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (9.68%) Migration
4 9 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.60%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (7.53%) Data Modelling
6 7 (7.53%) TDD
6 7 (7.53%) Multithreading
6 7 (7.53%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (6.45%) Scrum
7 6 (6.45%) OO
8 5 (5.38%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.38%) Asset Management
8 5 (5.38%) MVVM
9 4 (4.30%) Server Monitoring
9 4 (4.30%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (4.30%) Greeks
10 3 (3.23%) Business Analysis
10 3 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (47.31%) SQL
2 37 (39.78%) C#
3 22 (23.66%) T-SQL
4 10 (10.75%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.15%) PHP
7 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.08%) C++
7 1 (1.08%) VBA
7 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (5.38%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) MCSE
2 2 (2.15%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.08%) MCP
3 1 (1.08%) MCSA
3 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (1.08%) SCOM
1 1 (1.08%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.30%) Cognos
2 4 (4.30%) VMware
2 4 (4.30%) Tableau
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle
4 2 (2.15%) Reuters
4 2 (2.15%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.08%) Sun
5 1 (1.08%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.08%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.08%) IBM
5 1 (1.08%) EPiServer
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