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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 142 90 134
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +44
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 28 130 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.82% 2.19% 1.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.33% 8.44% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 114 49
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-28.35% -4.28%
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
840 1541 1364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 24.58% 26.01% 23.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 1210 1039
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% +12.50%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 73 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 58 (79.45%) SQL
3 33 (45.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (41.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (38.36%) T-SQL
6 27 (36.99%) Microsoft
6 27 (36.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 25 (34.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 24 (32.88%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (27.40%) .NET
10 19 (26.03%) Windows
11 18 (24.66%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (23.29%) C#
13 15 (20.55%) Data Modelling
13 15 (20.55%) ETL
13 15 (20.55%) Finance
14 14 (19.18%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (19.18%) SQL Server 2014
15 13 (17.81%) .NET Framework
16 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (16.44%) Replication
17 11 (15.07%) Clustering
17 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2005
18 10 (13.70%) Disaster Recovery
18 10 (13.70%) Scrum
18 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
18 10 (13.70%) OO
19 9 (12.33%) Web Services
19 9 (12.33%) PowerShell
19 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Clustering

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 7 (9.59%) IIS
2 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.74%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.37%) CMS
5 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.11%) Office 365
2 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.74%) OneDrive
2 2 (2.74%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Intranet
2 1 (1.37%) Firewall
2 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (45.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (41.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (36.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (34.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (19.18%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (19.18%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (8.22%) NoSQL
8 6 (8.22%) OLAP
9 5 (6.85%) Power BI
9 5 (6.85%) QlikView
9 5 (6.85%) RDBMS
9 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
10 3 (4.11%) MongoDB
11 2 (2.74%) Big Data
11 2 (2.74%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) NUnit
2 5 (6.85%) MSTest
2 5 (6.85%) TeamCity
3 4 (5.48%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.74%) ERwin
4 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.74%) Toad
5 1 (1.37%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.37%) JIRA
5 1 (1.37%) Ranorex
5 1 (1.37%) Subversion
5 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (20.55%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Retail
3 3 (4.11%) Back Office
4 2 (2.74%) Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Legal
4 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (41.10%) Developer
2 23 (31.51%) DBA
2 23 (31.51%) SQL DBA
3 12 (16.44%) SQL Server DBA
4 11 (15.07%) Administrator
5 9 (12.33%) .NET Developer
5 9 (12.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Analyst
6 8 (10.96%) SQL Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Senior DBA
7 7 (9.59%) Senior SQL DBA
8 6 (8.22%) C# Developer
8 6 (8.22%) Senior Developer
8 6 (8.22%) Senior SQL Server DBA
9 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (4.11%) SSIS Developer
10 3 (4.11%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.40%) .NET
2 13 (17.81%) .NET Framework
3 9 (12.33%) Web Services
4 8 (10.96%) Entity Framework
5 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET
6 6 (8.22%) HTML
6 6 (8.22%) WCF
7 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (6.85%) HTML5
7 5 (6.85%) jQuery
7 5 (6.85%) MDX
7 5 (6.85%) RESTful
7 5 (6.85%) XML
8 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (4.11%) CSS
9 3 (4.11%) JSON
9 3 (4.11%) NHibernate
10 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.74%) CSS3
11 1 (1.37%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Replication
2 11 (15.07%) Clustering
3 4 (5.48%) Data Integration
3 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.74%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.37%) Contactless
6 1 (1.37%) NHS
6 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.03%) Windows
2 4 (5.48%) Linux
3 3 (4.11%) Solaris
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) Unix
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (24.66%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (20.55%) Data Modelling
3 15 (20.55%) ETL
4 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (13.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (13.70%) OO
5 10 (13.70%) Scrum
6 8 (10.96%) Database Security
6 8 (10.96%) High Availability
6 8 (10.96%) MVC
7 7 (9.59%) OOP
7 7 (9.59%) TDD
8 6 (8.22%) Migration
8 6 (8.22%) SOA
9 5 (6.85%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.48%) Data Analysis
10 4 (5.48%) Kimball Methodology
10 4 (5.48%) Multithreading
10 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (79.45%) SQL
2 28 (38.36%) T-SQL
3 17 (23.29%) C#
4 9 (12.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.74%) Korn
6 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.37%) Python
7 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.37%) Degree
1 1 (1.37%) MCSE
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.37%) OCP
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (1.37%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.37%) Control-M
3 1 (1.37%) Kibana
Vendors
1 27 (36.99%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.96%) Tableau
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle
3 3 (4.11%) Sybase
3 3 (4.11%) VMware
4 2 (2.74%) IBM
4 2 (2.74%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.74%) Pega
4 2 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.74%) SAP
4 2 (2.74%) Teradata
4 2 (2.74%) Veritas
5 1 (1.37%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.37%) EMC
5 1 (1.37%) Informatica
5 1 (1.37%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.37%) RedGate
5 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Circa £550 day rate
Posted: 3 days ago