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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 141 166 220
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +54
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 56 51 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.96% 0.71% 0.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.27% 3.14% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 47 8
Average daily rate
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£405 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £560 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £44.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-33.07% -7.14%
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
1310 1624 1597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.36% 22.62% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 1229 1162
Average daily rate £425 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £583 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 20
Average hourly rate £44.50 £31.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.40% -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.05 £30.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.12%

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 23 September 2014.

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 September 2014, 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 99 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (56.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 55 (55.56%) SQL
4 48 (48.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 46 (46.46%) C#
6 45 (45.45%) .NET
7 34 (34.34%) Microsoft
8 29 (29.29%) MVC
8 29 (29.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 25 (25.25%) T-SQL
10 24 (24.24%) ASP.NET
10 24 (24.24%) ETL
11 19 (19.19%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (19.19%) Finance
11 19 (19.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (18.18%) JavaScript
13 17 (17.17%) MS Excel
14 16 (16.16%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (16.16%) Windows
15 15 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (13.13%) SQL Server 2005
18 12 (12.12%) jQuery
18 12 (12.12%) CSS
19 11 (11.11%) HTML
19 11 (11.11%) SharePoint
19 11 (11.11%) Migration
20 10 (10.10%) .NET Framework
20 10 (10.10%) WCF
20 10 (10.10%) NHS

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 11 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.05%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (4.04%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (4.04%) IIS
4 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.02%) CMS
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.01%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.01%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (1.01%) Node.js
Applications
1 17 (17.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.03%) MS Office
3 2 (2.02%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.01%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.01%) Office 365
1 1 (1.01%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (56.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (48.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (29.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (19.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (16.16%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (13.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (5.05%) DTS
9 4 (4.04%) Data Mart
9 4 (4.04%) MySQL
9 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database
9 4 (4.04%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 3 (3.03%) PerformancePoint
10 3 (3.03%) MS Access
10 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (3.03%) Data Mining
11 2 (2.02%) OLAP
11 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.08%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.04%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.02%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.02%) NSubstitute
5 2 (2.02%) Selenium
5 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (2.02%) MSTest
5 2 (2.02%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.01%) Moq
6 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.01%) NUnit
6 1 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 19 (19.19%) Finance
2 9 (9.09%) Banking
3 6 (6.06%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Legal
5 1 (1.01%) Games
5 1 (1.01%) Retail
5 1 (1.01%) Law
5 1 (1.01%) Front Office
5 1 (1.01%) Back Office
5 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (63.64%) Developer
2 18 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 17 (17.17%) SQL Developer
4 16 (16.16%) C# Developer
5 12 (12.12%) DBA
6 11 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (9.09%) SQL DBA
8 8 (8.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (7.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (6.06%) Analyst
11 5 (5.05%) Senior Developer
11 5 (5.05%) Applications Support
12 4 (4.04%) SQL Server DBA
13 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Developer
13 3 (3.03%) Access Developer
13 3 (3.03%) Architect
13 3 (3.03%) Consultant
13 3 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
13 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (45.45%) .NET
2 24 (24.24%) ASP.NET
3 15 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (12.12%) CSS
4 12 (12.12%) jQuery
5 11 (11.11%) HTML
6 10 (10.10%) WCF
6 10 (10.10%) .NET Framework
7 9 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 7 (7.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 7 (7.07%) Ajax
8 7 (7.07%) MDX
9 5 (5.05%) WPF
9 5 (5.05%) HTML5
10 4 (4.04%) LINQ
10 4 (4.04%) Kendo UI
11 3 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (3.03%) JSON
11 3 (3.03%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) NHS
2 6 (6.06%) Replication
3 5 (5.05%) Clustering
4 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.02%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.01%) Derivative
7 1 (1.01%) Statistics
7 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.01%) Open Source
7 1 (1.01%) Social Media
7 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.16%) Windows
2 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.02%) UNIX
4 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.01%) Linux
5 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.29%) MVC
2 24 (24.24%) ETL
3 19 (19.19%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (11.11%) Migration
6 8 (8.08%) Scrum
6 8 (8.08%) OO
7 7 (7.07%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (6.06%) TDD
9 4 (4.04%) Multithreading
9 4 (4.04%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.04%) Server Monitoring
10 3 (3.03%) Automation Testing
10 3 (3.03%) MVVM
10 3 (3.03%) Data Modelling
10 3 (3.03%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.03%) Asset Management
10 3 (3.03%) Business Analysis
10 3 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (55.56%) SQL
2 46 (46.46%) C#
3 25 (25.25%) T-SQL
4 18 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.04%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.03%) VBA
7 2 (2.02%) VB
7 2 (2.02%) PHP
7 2 (2.02%) VB6
8 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.02%) MCDBA
2 2 (2.02%) Degree
3 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.01%) MCSE
3 1 (1.01%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.01%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.01%) SCOM
2 1 (1.01%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.01%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (34.34%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.06%) Oracle
3 5 (5.05%) Cognos
4 3 (3.03%) VMware
4 3 (3.03%) Telerik
5 2 (2.02%) Nintex
5 2 (2.02%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.01%) IBM
6 1 (1.01%) Sun
6 1 (1.01%) Veritas
6 1 (1.01%) Reuters
6 1 (1.01%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.01%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.01%) Tableau
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