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 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 158 170 212
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +42
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 44 55 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.74% 0.75% 0.094%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.41% 3.26% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 51 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £300 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £575 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
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 £46.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+43.84% -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
1291 1687 1527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.74% 23.14% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1001 1272 1145
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% -5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £585 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 21
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.80 £14.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £59.87 £50.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +3.27%

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 October 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 21 October 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 96 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 55 (57.29%) SQL
3 54 (56.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 49 (51.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 45 (46.88%) C#
6 43 (44.79%) .NET
7 33 (34.38%) Microsoft
8 29 (30.21%) MVC
8 29 (30.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 25 (26.04%) T-SQL
10 23 (23.96%) ETL
11 22 (22.92%) ASP.NET
12 20 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 19 (19.79%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (18.75%) JavaScript
14 18 (18.75%) Finance
15 17 (17.71%) MS Excel
16 14 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (14.58%) Windows
16 14 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (12.50%) jQuery
17 12 (12.50%) CSS
17 12 (12.50%) SharePoint
18 11 (11.46%) HTML
18 11 (11.46%) WCF
18 11 (11.46%) .NET Framework
19 10 (10.42%) SQL Server 2005
19 10 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
19 10 (10.42%) NHS

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 12 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (5.21%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (4.17%) IIS
5 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.08%) CMS
5 2 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.04%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.04%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (1.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 17 (17.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.17%) MS Office
3 3 (3.13%) PowerPivot
4 2 (2.08%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.04%) Office 365
1 1 (1.04%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 54 (56.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (51.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (30.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (10.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (5.21%) Data Mart
8 5 (5.21%) DTS
9 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (4.17%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 4 (4.17%) PerformancePoint
10 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
10 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
10 3 (3.13%) Star Schema
10 3 (3.13%) Data Mining
11 2 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (2.08%) MS Access
11 2 (2.08%) MySQL
11 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.17%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.08%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.08%) NSubstitute
5 2 (2.08%) Selenium
5 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (2.08%) MSTest
5 2 (2.08%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.04%) Moq
6 1 (1.04%) NUnit
6 1 (1.04%) JIRA
6 1 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 18 (18.75%) Finance
2 9 (9.38%) Banking
3 6 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.13%) Legal
5 2 (2.08%) Back Office
6 1 (1.04%) Front Office
6 1 (1.04%) Law
6 1 (1.04%) Games
6 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (59.38%) Developer
2 18 (18.75%) SQL Developer
3 15 (15.63%) .NET Developer
4 14 (14.58%) C# Developer
4 14 (14.58%) DBA
5 12 (12.50%) SQL DBA
6 10 (10.42%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (8.33%) Analyst
8 7 (7.29%) SQL Server DBA
8 7 (7.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Consultant
10 4 (4.17%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Architect
10 4 (4.17%) Applications Support
11 3 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 3 (3.13%) ETL Developer
12 2 (2.08%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (44.79%) .NET
2 22 (22.92%) ASP.NET
3 14 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (12.50%) CSS
4 12 (12.50%) jQuery
5 11 (11.46%) HTML
5 11 (11.46%) WCF
5 11 (11.46%) .NET Framework
6 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 7 (7.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (7.29%) Ajax
7 7 (7.29%) MDX
8 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 5 (5.21%) WPF
9 5 (5.21%) HTML5
10 4 (4.17%) LINQ
10 4 (4.17%) Kendo UI
11 3 (3.13%) REST
11 3 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (3.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) NHS
2 7 (7.29%) Replication
3 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.13%) Clustering
5 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.08%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.04%) Derivative
6 1 (1.04%) Statistics
6 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.04%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.58%) Windows
2 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.08%) UNIX
6 1 (1.04%) Linux
6 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.21%) MVC
2 23 (23.96%) ETL
3 19 (19.79%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (10.42%) Migration
6 8 (8.33%) Scrum
7 7 (7.29%) TDD
7 7 (7.29%) OO
8 5 (5.21%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (5.21%) Server Monitoring
9 4 (4.17%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.17%) Asset Management
9 4 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.17%) Multithreading
10 3 (3.13%) Data Migration
10 3 (3.13%) Regression Testing
10 3 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.13%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (3.13%) Database Security
10 3 (3.13%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (57.29%) SQL
2 45 (46.88%) C#
3 25 (26.04%) T-SQL
4 18 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.13%) VBA
7 2 (2.08%) VB
7 2 (2.08%) PHP
7 2 (2.08%) VB6
8 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.08%) MCSE
3 1 (1.04%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.04%) Control-M
2 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.04%) SCOM
2 1 (1.04%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.04%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.21%) Cognos
3 4 (4.17%) Oracle
4 3 (3.13%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.13%) VMware
4 3 (3.13%) Telerik
5 2 (2.08%) Nintex
6 1 (1.04%) Sun
6 1 (1.04%) Veritas
6 1 (1.04%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.04%) Tableau
6 1 (1.04%) IBM
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