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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 98 156 185
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +29
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 105 46 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.95% 0.79% 0.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.46% 3.43% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 29 36
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£450 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £528 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £43.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.77 £21.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+89.38% -32.25%
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
1407 1340 1693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 26.18% 23.05% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1106 993 1255
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 12
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.91 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.42% -20.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £22.00 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £51.49 £59.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 184 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 126 (68.48%) SQL
3 122 (66.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 100 (54.35%) Business Intelligence
5 96 (52.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 92 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 89 (48.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 88 (47.83%) Microsoft
9 86 (46.74%) T-SQL
10 84 (45.65%) Data Warehouse
11 69 (37.50%) .NET
12 62 (33.70%) C#
13 54 (29.35%) Finance
14 51 (27.72%) ETL
15 48 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
16 38 (20.65%) Team Foundation Server
17 37 (20.11%) MS Excel
18 31 (16.85%) ASP.NET
18 31 (16.85%) MVC
19 30 (16.30%) MDX
20 29 (15.76%) JavaScript
21 27 (14.67%) SharePoint
21 27 (14.67%) QlikView
22 26 (14.13%) HTML
22 26 (14.13%) Scrum
23 24 (13.04%) jQuery
24 23 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
25 22 (11.96%) Configuration Management
26 21 (11.41%) OLAP
26 21 (11.41%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (14.67%) SharePoint
2 14 (7.61%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (3.26%) IIS
4 5 (2.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.09%) Node.js
5 2 (1.09%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.09%) SAS
5 2 (1.09%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.09%) CMS
5 2 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.54%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.54%) IPython
Applications
1 37 (20.11%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.07%) PowerPivot
3 6 (3.26%) MS Office
4 2 (1.09%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) Office 365
2 1 (0.54%) Boomi
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.09%) DNS
1 2 (1.09%) SAN
2 1 (0.54%) Intranet
2 1 (0.54%) LDAP
2 1 (0.54%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 122 (66.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 96 (52.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 92 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 89 (48.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 84 (45.65%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (14.67%) QlikView
8 21 (11.41%) OLAP
9 18 (9.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 16 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
11 15 (8.15%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (6.52%) ProClarity
12 12 (6.52%) Relational Database
13 11 (5.98%) Microsoft Power View
13 11 (5.98%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (5.98%) Oracle Database
14 9 (4.89%) SSDT
15 7 (3.80%) BusinessObjects XI
15 7 (3.80%) RDBMS
15 7 (3.80%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 38 (20.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (11.41%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.80%) ERwin
3 7 (3.80%) JIRA
4 5 (2.72%) NUnit
5 4 (2.17%) Subversion
5 4 (2.17%) ReSharper
5 4 (2.17%) Moq
6 3 (1.63%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.09%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.09%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.09%) Grunt
7 2 (1.09%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (1.09%) JSHint
7 2 (1.09%) Bower
7 2 (1.09%) NDepend
7 2 (1.09%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.09%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.09%) FxCop
General
1 54 (29.35%) Finance
2 18 (9.78%) Retail
3 17 (9.24%) Banking
4 12 (6.52%) Investment Banking
5 11 (5.98%) Legal
6 10 (5.43%) Marketing
7 7 (3.80%) Advertising
7 7 (3.80%) Front Office
8 4 (2.17%) Publishing
9 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.54%) Law
10 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.54%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.54%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 111 (60.33%) Developer
2 45 (24.46%) SQL Developer
3 41 (22.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 24 (13.04%) SQL Server Developer
5 21 (11.41%) Analyst
6 18 (9.78%) DBA
7 16 (8.70%) .NET Developer
7 16 (8.70%) SQL DBA
8 13 (7.07%) ETL Developer
9 12 (6.52%) Business Developer
10 11 (5.98%) Information Analyst
10 11 (5.98%) NHS Information Analyst
11 10 (5.43%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (5.43%) Senior Information Analyst
12 9 (4.89%) SQL Server DBA
12 9 (4.89%) Senior Developer
13 8 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 8 (4.35%) Team Leader
14 6 (3.26%) Microsoft Developer
14 6 (3.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (37.50%) .NET
2 31 (16.85%) ASP.NET
3 30 (16.30%) MDX
4 26 (14.13%) HTML
5 24 (13.04%) jQuery
6 21 (11.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (8.70%) .NET Framework
8 15 (8.15%) CSS
8 15 (8.15%) AngularJS
9 13 (7.07%) HTML5
9 13 (7.07%) Ajax
9 13 (7.07%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (4.35%) Entity Framework
11 7 (3.80%) React
12 5 (2.72%) Unity DI Container
12 5 (2.72%) WCF
12 5 (2.72%) WPF
12 5 (2.72%) Web Services
13 4 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.33%) NHS
2 18 (9.78%) Clustering
3 13 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.80%) Replication
4 7 (3.80%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.72%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.63%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.63%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.09%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.09%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.09%) Informatics
7 2 (1.09%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.54%) Physics
8 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.54%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.87%) Windows
2 9 (4.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.17%) UNIX
4 4 (2.17%) Linux
5 3 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.09%) AIX
6 2 (1.09%) Solaris
7 1 (0.54%) SUSE
7 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (54.35%) Business Intelligence
2 51 (27.72%) ETL
3 48 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (16.85%) MVC
5 26 (14.13%) Scrum
6 23 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
7 22 (11.96%) Configuration Management
8 18 (9.78%) TDD
9 13 (7.07%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (5.98%) Change Management
10 11 (5.98%) Dimensional Modelling
11 9 (4.89%) ITIL
12 8 (4.35%) ETL Development
12 8 (4.35%) Analytics
13 7 (3.80%) Data Modelling
13 7 (3.80%) Migration
14 6 (3.26%) Data Analysis
14 6 (3.26%) OO
14 6 (3.26%) SOA
14 6 (3.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 126 (68.48%) SQL
2 86 (46.74%) T-SQL
3 62 (33.70%) C#
4 29 (15.76%) JavaScript
5 19 (10.33%) PowerShell
6 12 (6.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 10 (5.43%) VBA
8 7 (3.80%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.26%) C
10 4 (2.17%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.17%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.63%) Python
11 3 (1.63%) Perl
12 1 (0.54%) Java
12 1 (0.54%) VBScript
12 1 (0.54%) Scala
12 1 (0.54%) R
12 1 (0.54%) Jython
12 1 (0.54%) X++
12 1 (0.54%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.72%) Degree
3 4 (2.17%) HP APS
4 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.09%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.09%) MCTS
4 2 (1.09%) MCSE
5 1 (0.54%) MCSA
5 1 (0.54%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.54%) MCITP
5 1 (0.54%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.72%) QA
2 4 (2.17%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.54%) NFS
3 1 (0.54%) vSphere
3 1 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.54%) HDFS
3 1 (0.54%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (2.17%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.54%) Nagios
3 1 (0.54%) Puppet
3 1 (0.54%) logstash
3 1 (0.54%) Kibana
3 1 (0.54%) Chukwa
3 1 (0.54%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 88 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.15%) Oracle
2 15 (8.15%) Tableau
3 14 (7.61%) Cognos
4 9 (4.89%) SAP
5 6 (3.26%) HP
6 5 (2.72%) Telerik
6 5 (2.72%) Netezza
7 4 (2.17%) Remedy
7 4 (2.17%) IBM
7 4 (2.17%) BMC
7 4 (2.17%) Teradata
8 2 (1.09%) Nintex
8 2 (1.09%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.09%) Twitter
8 2 (1.09%) Dell
8 2 (1.09%) Brocade
9 1 (0.54%) Greenplum
9 1 (0.54%) Perforce
9 1 (0.54%) VMware
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