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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 144 179 212
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +33
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 55 48 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.93% 0.67% 0.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.18% 2.95% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 44 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.09% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £300 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £550 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £44.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-33.07% -7.14%
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
1316 1629 1577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.35% 22.63% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1001 1228 1146
Average daily rate £433 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 19
Average hourly rate £44.50 £27.97 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -13.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 September 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 September 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 99 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (56.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (54.55%) SQL
4 47 (47.47%) C#
4 47 (47.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 46 (46.46%) .NET
6 34 (34.34%) Microsoft
7 30 (30.30%) MVC
8 28 (28.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 25 (25.25%) T-SQL
9 25 (25.25%) ASP.NET
10 24 (24.24%) ETL
11 19 (19.19%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (19.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (18.18%) JavaScript
12 18 (18.18%) Finance
13 17 (17.17%) MS Excel
14 16 (16.16%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (16.16%) Windows
14 16 (16.16%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (12.12%) CSS
16 12 (12.12%) jQuery
16 12 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
17 11 (11.11%) HTML
17 11 (11.11%) SharePoint
17 11 (11.11%) Migration
18 10 (10.10%) NHS
18 10 (10.10%) .NET Framework
18 10 (10.10%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.05%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (4.04%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (4.04%) IIS
4 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.02%) CMS
5 1 (1.01%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.01%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (1.01%) Node.js
Applications
1 17 (17.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.03%) MS Office
3 2 (2.02%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.01%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Gitorious
1 1 (1.01%) Office 365
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (56.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (47.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (28.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (19.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (16.16%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (5.05%) DTS
9 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database
9 4 (4.04%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 4 (4.04%) Data Mart
9 4 (4.04%) MySQL
10 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (3.03%) MS Access
10 3 (3.03%) Data Mining
10 3 (3.03%) PerformancePoint
10 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.08%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.04%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.02%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (2.02%) MSTest
5 2 (2.02%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.02%) NSubstitute
5 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (2.02%) Selenium
6 1 (1.01%) NUnit
6 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.01%) Moq
General
1 18 (18.18%) Finance
2 9 (9.09%) Banking
3 6 (6.06%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Legal
5 1 (1.01%) Front Office
5 1 (1.01%) Back Office
5 1 (1.01%) Games
5 1 (1.01%) Law
5 1 (1.01%) Retail
5 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (63.64%) Developer
2 20 (20.20%) .NET Developer
3 17 (17.17%) C# Developer
4 16 (16.16%) SQL Developer
5 12 (12.12%) DBA
5 12 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (9.09%) SQL DBA
6 9 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (7.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Applications Support
10 4 (4.04%) SQL Server DBA
11 3 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Developer
11 3 (3.03%) Access Developer
11 3 (3.03%) Consultant
11 3 (3.03%) Architect
11 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (46.46%) .NET
2 25 (25.25%) ASP.NET
3 16 (16.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (12.12%) CSS
4 12 (12.12%) jQuery
5 11 (11.11%) HTML
6 10 (10.10%) .NET Framework
6 10 (10.10%) WCF
6 10 (10.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 7 (7.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 7 (7.07%) Ajax
8 7 (7.07%) MDX
9 5 (5.05%) WPF
9 5 (5.05%) HTML5
10 4 (4.04%) Kendo UI
10 4 (4.04%) LINQ
11 3 (3.03%) WinForms
11 3 (3.03%) XML
11 3 (3.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) NHS
2 6 (6.06%) Replication
3 5 (5.05%) Clustering
4 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.02%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.01%) Derivative
7 1 (1.01%) Statistics
7 1 (1.01%) Open Source
7 1 (1.01%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.16%) Windows
2 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.02%) UNIX
5 1 (1.01%) Linux
5 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.30%) MVC
2 24 (24.24%) ETL
3 19 (19.19%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (11.11%) Migration
6 8 (8.08%) Scrum
6 8 (8.08%) OO
7 7 (7.07%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (6.06%) TDD
8 6 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.04%) Server Monitoring
9 4 (4.04%) Multithreading
9 4 (4.04%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.03%) Asset Management
10 3 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.03%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.03%) Data Modelling
10 3 (3.03%) Business Analysis
10 3 (3.03%) Automation Testing
10 3 (3.03%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 54 (54.55%) SQL
2 47 (47.47%) C#
3 25 (25.25%) T-SQL
4 18 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.04%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.03%) VBA
7 2 (2.02%) VB
7 2 (2.02%) PHP
7 2 (2.02%) VB6
8 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.02%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.01%) MCSE
3 1 (1.01%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.01%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.01%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.01%) SCOM
2 1 (1.01%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 34 (34.34%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.06%) Oracle
3 5 (5.05%) Cognos
4 3 (3.03%) VMware
4 3 (3.03%) Telerik
5 2 (2.02%) Nintex
5 2 (2.02%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.01%) Sun
6 1 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.01%) IBM
6 1 (1.01%) Veritas
6 1 (1.01%) Reuters
6 1 (1.01%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.01%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.01%) Tableau
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