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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 119 159 187
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +28
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 93 45 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.59% 0.77% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.39% 3.36% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 39 16
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £530 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +27.27%
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
1455 1339 1569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 24.92% 22.85% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1153 1019 1156
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -36.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £15.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £102.00 £34.99 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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.

1 156 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 104 (66.67%) SQL
3 99 (63.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 83 (53.21%) Business Intelligence
4 83 (53.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 78 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 78 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 71 (45.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 67 (42.95%) Data Warehouse
8 65 (41.67%) T-SQL
9 62 (39.74%) .NET
10 56 (35.90%) C#
11 39 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 37 (23.72%) ETL
12 37 (23.72%) Finance
13 33 (21.15%) ASP.NET
14 32 (20.51%) JavaScript
15 31 (19.87%) MS Excel
16 30 (19.23%) MVC
16 30 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
17 25 (16.03%) jQuery
18 23 (14.74%) SharePoint
19 22 (14.10%) HTML
19 22 (14.10%) Visual Studio
19 22 (14.10%) QlikView
20 21 (13.46%) MDX
21 20 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
22 19 (12.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
22 19 (12.18%) Ajax
22 19 (12.18%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 23 (14.74%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.77%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (2.56%) IIS
3 4 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.28%) SAS
4 2 (1.28%) ColdFusion
4 2 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.28%) CMS
5 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.64%) Node.js
Applications
1 31 (19.87%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.97%) PowerPivot
3 6 (3.85%) MS Office
4 2 (1.28%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.64%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (0.64%) Office 365
2 1 (0.64%) IaaS
2 1 (0.64%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.28%) SAN
1 2 (1.28%) Internet
2 1 (0.64%) DHCP
2 1 (0.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 99 (63.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 83 (53.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 78 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 71 (45.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 67 (42.95%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (14.10%) QlikView
8 19 (12.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 16 (10.26%) OLAP
10 13 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (7.69%) Microsoft Power View
12 9 (5.77%) ProClarity
13 8 (5.13%) Oracle Database
13 8 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (4.49%) BusinessObjects XI
14 7 (4.49%) Relational Database
14 7 (4.49%) SSDT
14 7 (4.49%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (3.85%) Star Schema
16 4 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (14.10%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.56%) ERwin
3 4 (2.56%) JIRA
4 2 (1.28%) NUnit
4 2 (1.28%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.64%) Grunt
5 1 (0.64%) JSHint
5 1 (0.64%) Bower
5 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.64%) Subversion
5 1 (0.64%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.64%) FxCop
5 1 (0.64%) StyleCop
5 1 (0.64%) MSTest
5 1 (0.64%) NDepend
5 1 (0.64%) Moq
5 1 (0.64%) WiX
5 1 (0.64%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.64%) ReSharper
General
1 37 (23.72%) Finance
2 16 (10.26%) Banking
3 14 (8.97%) Retail
4 13 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.49%) Front Office
5 7 (4.49%) Legal
6 6 (3.85%) Marketing
7 4 (2.56%) Advertising
7 4 (2.56%) Publishing
8 2 (1.28%) Back Office
8 2 (1.28%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.64%) Automotive
9 1 (0.64%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 93 (59.62%) Developer
2 36 (23.08%) SQL Developer
3 29 (18.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 22 (14.10%) Analyst
5 19 (12.18%) .NET Developer
6 17 (10.90%) SQL Server Developer
7 14 (8.97%) DBA
8 12 (7.69%) SQL DBA
9 10 (6.41%) Information Analyst
9 10 (6.41%) NHS Information Analyst
10 9 (5.77%) Senior Information Analyst
10 9 (5.77%) ETL Developer
10 9 (5.77%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (5.77%) Business Developer
11 7 (4.49%) Consultant
11 7 (4.49%) Senior Developer
12 6 (3.85%) Web Developer
12 6 (3.85%) Architect
12 6 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (3.21%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (39.74%) .NET
2 33 (21.15%) ASP.NET
3 25 (16.03%) jQuery
4 22 (14.10%) HTML
5 21 (13.46%) MDX
6 20 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (12.18%) Ajax
8 18 (11.54%) .NET Framework
9 12 (7.69%) HTML5
9 12 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (7.05%) AngularJS
10 11 (7.05%) CSS
11 10 (6.41%) Entity Framework
12 8 (5.13%) Web Services
12 8 (5.13%) WCF
13 7 (4.49%) React
14 6 (3.85%) XML
14 6 (3.85%) Kendo UI
15 5 (3.21%) Unity DI Container
15 5 (3.21%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.54%) NHS
2 13 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.41%) Clustering
4 6 (3.85%) Mathematics
4 6 (3.85%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.21%) Replication
6 4 (2.56%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.92%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.92%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.28%) Informatics
8 2 (1.28%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.64%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.26%) Windows
2 9 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.21%) Linux
4 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.56%) UNIX
6 2 (1.28%) AIX
6 2 (1.28%) Solaris
7 1 (0.64%) SUSE
7 1 (0.64%) CentOS
7 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (53.21%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (23.72%) ETL
4 30 (19.23%) MVC
5 19 (12.18%) Scrum
6 13 (8.33%) TDD
6 13 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 13 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
7 11 (7.05%) Analytics
7 11 (7.05%) Change Management
8 10 (6.41%) Data Modelling
8 10 (6.41%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (4.49%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (4.49%) ITIL
9 7 (4.49%) OO
9 7 (4.49%) Migration
10 6 (3.85%) Dimensional Modelling
11 5 (3.21%) Unit Testing
11 5 (3.21%) Data Management
11 5 (3.21%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (66.67%) SQL
2 65 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 56 (35.90%) C#
4 32 (20.51%) JavaScript
5 11 (7.05%) PowerShell
6 10 (6.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 9 (5.77%) VBA
8 5 (3.21%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.21%) C
9 4 (2.56%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.56%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.28%) Perl
11 1 (0.64%) Java
11 1 (0.64%) X++
11 1 (0.64%) Groovy
11 1 (0.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.56%) MCSE
2 4 (2.56%) Degree
3 3 (1.92%) HP APS
4 2 (1.28%) MCSA
4 2 (1.28%) MCTS
5 1 (0.64%) MCITP
5 1 (0.64%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.56%) QA
1 4 (2.56%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (2.56%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 78 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.26%) Tableau
3 14 (8.97%) Business Objects
4 12 (7.69%) Oracle
5 11 (7.05%) Cognos
6 7 (4.49%) SAP
6 7 (4.49%) Telerik
7 5 (3.21%) HP
8 3 (1.92%) Remedy
8 3 (1.92%) Teradata
8 3 (1.92%) Netezza
8 3 (1.92%) IBM
8 3 (1.92%) BMC
9 2 (1.28%) Brocade
9 2 (1.28%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.28%) Nintex
10 1 (0.64%) Vertica
10 1 (0.64%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.64%) Greenplum
10 1 (0.64%) Dell
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