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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 128 165 166
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 62 44 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.13% 0.68% 0.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.65% 3.07% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 32 24
Average daily rate
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£400 £469 £402
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +16.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £649 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-50.69% +30.90%
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
1332 1434 1422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 24.37% 22.28% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1049 1045 1106
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -47.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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.

1 109 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 71 (65.14%) SQL
3 65 (59.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 62 (56.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 52 (47.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 46 (42.20%) Business Intelligence
7 45 (41.28%) .NET
8 43 (39.45%) Microsoft
9 41 (37.61%) C#
10 40 (36.70%) Data Warehouse
11 38 (34.86%) T-SQL
12 36 (33.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 30 (27.52%) Finance
14 28 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
15 27 (24.77%) ASP.NET
16 25 (22.94%) ETL
17 24 (22.02%) JavaScript
18 22 (20.18%) MVC
19 21 (19.27%) MS Excel
20 20 (18.35%) SQL Server 2005
20 20 (18.35%) Team Foundation Server
21 18 (16.51%) jQuery
21 18 (16.51%) Visual Studio
22 17 (15.60%) QlikView
23 15 (13.76%) Ajax
24 14 (12.84%) ASP.NET MVC
25 13 (11.93%) Tableau
25 13 (11.93%) HTML
26 12 (11.01%) Windows
26 12 (11.01%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 10 (9.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.83%) ColdFusion
2 2 (1.83%) IIS
2 2 (1.83%) CMS
2 2 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.92%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 21 (19.27%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.34%) PowerPivot
3 4 (3.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.92%) Rackspace Cloud
1 1 (0.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) Internet
2 1 (0.92%) Firewall
2 1 (0.92%) DHCP
2 1 (0.92%) DNS
2 1 (0.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 65 (59.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 62 (56.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 52 (47.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 40 (36.70%) Data Warehouse
6 36 (33.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (18.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 17 (15.60%) QlikView
9 8 (7.34%) SSDT
9 8 (7.34%) OLAP
9 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Power View
11 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
11 4 (3.67%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (2.75%) DTS
12 3 (2.75%) BusinessObjects XI
13 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (1.83%) Big Data
13 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (18.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (16.51%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.59%) SpecFlow
3 5 (4.59%) NUnit
4 3 (2.75%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (1.83%) ERwin
6 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.92%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.92%) WiX
6 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (27.52%) Finance
2 11 (10.09%) Banking
3 9 (8.26%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.59%) Marketing
4 5 (4.59%) Retail
5 4 (3.67%) Legal
6 3 (2.75%) Advertising
6 3 (2.75%) Front Office
6 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.83%) Back Office
8 1 (0.92%) Automotive
8 1 (0.92%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 58 (53.21%) Developer
2 16 (14.68%) Analyst
3 14 (12.84%) SQL Developer
4 13 (11.93%) .NET Developer
4 13 (11.93%) DBA
4 13 (11.93%) SQL DBA
4 13 (11.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 10 (9.17%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (8.26%) Information Analyst
6 9 (8.26%) NHS Information Analyst
6 9 (8.26%) Senior Information Analyst
7 8 (7.34%) ETL Developer
8 6 (5.50%) SQL Server DBA
9 5 (4.59%) Architect
9 5 (4.59%) Business Developer
10 4 (3.67%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.67%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.67%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.67%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (41.28%) .NET
2 27 (24.77%) ASP.NET
3 18 (16.51%) jQuery
4 15 (13.76%) Ajax
5 14 (12.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (11.93%) HTML
7 12 (11.01%) .NET Framework
8 11 (10.09%) WCF
8 11 (10.09%) Web Services
9 10 (9.17%) CSS
10 8 (7.34%) MDX
11 7 (6.42%) HTML5
11 7 (6.42%) Entity Framework
11 7 (6.42%) XML
12 6 (5.50%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (4.59%) AngularJS
13 5 (4.59%) Kendo UI
13 5 (4.59%) JSON
14 4 (3.67%) LINQ
15 3 (2.75%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.09%) NHS
2 9 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.34%) Replication
4 6 (5.50%) Clustering
5 3 (2.75%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.83%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.92%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.92%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.01%) Windows
2 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.83%) CentOS
5 2 (1.83%) Linux
6 1 (0.92%) UNIX
6 1 (0.92%) AIX
6 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.20%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (22.94%) ETL
4 22 (20.18%) MVC
5 11 (10.09%) Change Management
6 10 (9.17%) Scrum
6 10 (9.17%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (8.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (8.26%) TDD
8 7 (6.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (6.42%) Data Modelling
8 7 (6.42%) Kimball Methodology
8 7 (6.42%) Analytics
9 6 (5.50%) Database Security
9 6 (5.50%) Migration
10 5 (4.59%) ITIL
10 5 (4.59%) OO
10 5 (4.59%) ATDD
11 4 (3.67%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (3.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 71 (65.14%) SQL
2 41 (37.61%) C#
3 38 (34.86%) T-SQL
4 24 (22.02%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.17%) VBA
6 6 (5.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 5 (4.59%) C
8 4 (3.67%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.67%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.75%) C++
10 2 (1.83%) Perl
10 2 (1.83%) XPath
11 1 (0.92%) X++
11 1 (0.92%) Python
11 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.92%) VB6
11 1 (0.92%) Ruby
11 1 (0.92%) PHP
11 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.75%) MCSE
3 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.92%) HP APS
4 1 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.92%) MCTS
4 1 (0.92%) MCITP
4 1 (0.92%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.92%) MCSA
4 1 (0.92%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.75%) QA
3 1 (0.92%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.92%) vSphere
1 1 (0.92%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.92%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.92%) Puppet
1 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (39.45%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.93%) Tableau
3 9 (8.26%) Business Objects
4 6 (5.50%) Telerik
5 4 (3.67%) SAP
6 3 (2.75%) Oracle
7 2 (1.83%) HP
7 2 (1.83%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.92%) Remedy
8 1 (0.92%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.92%) VMware
8 1 (0.92%) Teradata
8 1 (0.92%) Brocade
8 1 (0.92%) Netezza
8 1 (0.92%) Greenplum
8 1 (0.92%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.92%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.92%) BMC
8 1 (0.92%) Sybase
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