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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 95 111 141
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +30
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 58 78 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.84% 1.52% 1.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.78% 6.44% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 64 47
Average daily rate £433 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.33% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £551 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +29.31%
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
856 1211 1463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 27.21% 23.56% 24.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 958 1084
Average daily rate £475 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% +16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 11 February 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 11 February 2016, 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.

1 129 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 97 (75.19%) SQL
3 79 (61.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 74 (57.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 65 (50.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 57 (44.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 56 (43.41%) Business Intelligence
8 48 (37.21%) T-SQL
9 43 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
9 43 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 40 (31.01%) Finance
11 37 (28.68%) C#
12 34 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (24.03%) Windows
14 28 (21.71%) .NET
14 28 (21.71%) ETL
15 24 (18.60%) SQL Server 2005
15 24 (18.60%) MDX
16 20 (15.50%) Scrum
16 20 (15.50%) Windows Server
17 19 (14.73%) MS Excel
18 17 (13.18%) Banking
18 17 (13.18%) PowerShell
18 17 (13.18%) Performance Tuning
19 16 (12.40%) Windows Server 2012
19 16 (12.40%) Windows Server 2008
19 16 (12.40%) Web Development
20 15 (11.63%) .NET Framework
21 14 (10.85%) IIS
22 13 (10.08%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 14 (10.85%) IIS
2 6 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.78%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (14.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) MS Project
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.78%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.10%) DNS
2 3 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.55%) DHCP
3 2 (1.55%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.55%) NAS
3 2 (1.55%) SAN
4 1 (0.78%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.78%) Firewall
4 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 79 (61.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 74 (57.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 65 (50.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 57 (44.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 43 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (18.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (10.08%) PerformancePoint
9 12 (9.30%) SQL Server 2014
10 11 (8.53%) MS Access
10 11 (8.53%) OLAP
11 8 (6.20%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (4.65%) QlikView
12 6 (4.65%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (3.88%) DTS
13 5 (3.88%) OLAP Cube
13 5 (3.88%) Star Schema
14 4 (3.10%) NoSQL
15 3 (2.33%) ProClarity
16 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (10.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.65%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.88%) MSTest
3 5 (3.88%) NUnit
4 3 (2.33%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.55%) Maven
5 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.55%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.78%) ERwin
6 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.78%) JUnit
6 1 (0.78%) Moq
6 1 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.78%) Selenium
6 1 (0.78%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.78%) Subversion
6 1 (0.78%) Toad
6 1 (0.78%) tSQLt
General
1 40 (31.01%) Finance
2 17 (13.18%) Banking
3 7 (5.43%) Back Office
3 7 (5.43%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.88%) Legal
4 5 (3.88%) Marketing
4 5 (3.88%) Retail
5 4 (3.10%) Advertising
5 4 (3.10%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.78%) Front Office
7 1 (0.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 62 (48.06%) Developer
2 27 (20.93%) SQL Developer
3 24 (18.60%) DBA
3 24 (18.60%) SQL DBA
4 23 (17.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 18 (13.95%) Senior Developer
6 13 (10.08%) C# Developer
6 13 (10.08%) SQL BI Developer
7 12 (9.30%) .NET Developer
7 12 (9.30%) SQL Server Developer
8 11 (8.53%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (8.53%) SQL Server DBA
9 10 (7.75%) Analyst
9 10 (7.75%) Business Developer
10 8 (6.20%) Administrator
10 8 (6.20%) Windows Engineer
11 7 (5.43%) Architect
12 6 (4.65%) Data Architect
12 6 (4.65%) Data Warehouse Architect
12 6 (4.65%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.71%) .NET
2 24 (18.60%) MDX
3 15 (11.63%) .NET Framework
4 13 (10.08%) ASP.NET
5 10 (7.75%) HTML
6 6 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (4.65%) CSS
6 6 (4.65%) jQuery
6 6 (4.65%) RESTful
6 6 (4.65%) Web Services
7 5 (3.88%) AngularJS
7 5 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (3.10%) Entity Framework
8 4 (3.10%) WCF
8 4 (3.10%) XML
9 3 (2.33%) HTML5
10 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (1.55%) CSS3
10 2 (1.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (1.55%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.53%) Clustering
2 9 (6.98%) Replication
3 6 (4.65%) Hedge funds
4 4 (3.10%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.10%) NHS
5 3 (2.33%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.55%) Equities
6 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.78%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (24.03%) Windows
2 20 (15.50%) Windows Server
3 16 (12.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (12.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (6.20%) Linux
5 5 (3.88%) Solaris
5 5 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.55%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.78%) CentOS
7 1 (0.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (43.41%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (21.71%) ETL
4 20 (15.50%) Scrum
5 17 (13.18%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (12.40%) Web Development
7 13 (10.08%) Data Modelling
7 13 (10.08%) TDD
8 11 (8.53%) Migration
8 11 (8.53%) MVC
9 10 (7.75%) Kimball Methodology
10 9 (6.98%) Configuration Management
10 9 (6.98%) Project Management
10 9 (6.98%) Unit Testing
11 8 (6.20%) DevOps
11 8 (6.20%) ITIL
12 7 (5.43%) Asset Management
12 7 (5.43%) High Availability
13 6 (4.65%) OO
13 6 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 97 (75.19%) SQL
2 48 (37.21%) T-SQL
3 37 (28.68%) C#
4 17 (13.18%) PowerShell
5 9 (6.98%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.88%) VBA
7 4 (3.10%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.33%) VBScript
9 2 (1.55%) C
9 2 (1.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.78%) Java
10 1 (0.78%) Korn
10 1 (0.78%) Perl
10 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.78%) Python
10 1 (0.78%) R
10 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (6.98%) Degree
2 3 (2.33%) ISEB
3 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.78%) CCNA
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.78%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.78%) MCITP
4 1 (0.78%) MCSE
4 1 (0.78%) MCTS
4 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) QA
1 4 (3.10%) SLA
2 2 (1.55%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.55%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.33%) Hyper-V
1 3 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.33%) vSphere
2 2 (1.55%) NFS
3 1 (0.78%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.78%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (6.20%) Nagios
2 4 (3.10%) Puppet
2 4 (3.10%) SCOM
3 2 (1.55%) SCCM
3 2 (1.55%) WSUS
4 1 (0.78%) Ansible
4 1 (0.78%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 43 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.20%) Oracle
2 8 (6.20%) Tableau
3 5 (3.88%) Veritas
3 5 (3.88%) VMware
4 4 (3.10%) EMC
4 4 (3.10%) Siebel
4 4 (3.10%) Telerik
5 3 (2.33%) Cisco
5 3 (2.33%) Cognos
6 2 (1.55%) iManage
6 2 (1.55%) SAP
7 1 (0.78%) Citrix
7 1 (0.78%) Compaq
7 1 (0.78%) HP
7 1 (0.78%) IBM
7 1 (0.78%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.78%) Splunk
7 1 (0.78%) Sybase
7 1 (0.78%) Terracotta
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