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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 109 152 196
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +44
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 107 50 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.80% 0.85% 0.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.10% 3.65% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 39 23
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£431 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £262 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £306
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +27.27%
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
1506 1370 1626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 25.38% 23.29% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1185 1038 1196
Average daily rate £460 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £593 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 22
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% -36.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £25.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £84.25 £32.82 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 28 July 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 July 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.

1 178 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 118 (66.29%) SQL
3 114 (64.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 94 (52.81%) Business Intelligence
5 92 (51.69%) Microsoft
5 92 (51.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 84 (47.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 82 (46.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 81 (45.51%) Data Warehouse
9 77 (43.26%) T-SQL
10 71 (39.89%) .NET
11 61 (34.27%) C#
12 51 (28.65%) ETL
13 46 (25.84%) Finance
13 46 (25.84%) Agile Software Development
14 34 (19.10%) ASP.NET
15 33 (18.54%) JavaScript
15 33 (18.54%) MVC
15 33 (18.54%) Team Foundation Server
16 32 (17.98%) MS Excel
17 28 (15.73%) MDX
18 27 (15.17%) HTML
19 26 (14.61%) SharePoint
19 26 (14.61%) jQuery
20 24 (13.48%) QlikView
20 24 (13.48%) Scrum
21 23 (12.92%) Visual Studio
21 23 (12.92%) ASP.NET MVC
22 20 (11.24%) OLAP
23 19 (10.67%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 26 (14.61%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.74%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (3.93%) IIS
4 4 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.12%) Node.js
5 2 (1.12%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.12%) SAS
5 2 (1.12%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.12%) CMS
5 2 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.56%) IPython
6 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (17.98%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.30%) PowerPivot
3 4 (2.25%) MS Office
4 2 (1.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) IaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) DNS
2 2 (1.12%) SAN
2 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) LDAP
3 1 (0.56%) DHCP
3 1 (0.56%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 114 (64.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 92 (51.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 84 (47.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 82 (46.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 81 (45.51%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (13.48%) QlikView
8 20 (11.24%) OLAP
9 18 (10.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 17 (9.55%) BusinessObjects
11 13 (7.30%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (6.74%) Relational Database
13 11 (6.18%) Microsoft Power View
14 10 (5.62%) Oracle Database
14 10 (5.62%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (5.06%) ProClarity
15 9 (5.06%) SSDT
16 8 (4.49%) BusinessObjects XI
17 7 (3.93%) RDBMS
17 7 (3.93%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 33 (18.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (12.92%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.93%) JIRA
4 6 (3.37%) ERwin
5 5 (2.81%) NUnit
6 4 (2.25%) Subversion
6 4 (2.25%) ReSharper
6 4 (2.25%) Moq
7 3 (1.69%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.69%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.12%) Grunt
8 2 (1.12%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.12%) JSHint
8 2 (1.12%) Bower
8 2 (1.12%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.12%) NDepend
8 2 (1.12%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.12%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.12%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.12%) FxCop
General
1 46 (25.84%) Finance
2 17 (9.55%) Banking
2 17 (9.55%) Retail
3 13 (7.30%) Investment Banking
4 11 (6.18%) Legal
5 10 (5.62%) Marketing
6 7 (3.93%) Advertising
6 7 (3.93%) Front Office
7 4 (2.25%) Publishing
8 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
9 1 (0.56%) Law
9 1 (0.56%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.56%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 111 (62.36%) Developer
2 44 (24.72%) SQL Developer
3 37 (20.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 21 (11.80%) SQL Server Developer
4 21 (11.80%) Analyst
5 19 (10.67%) .NET Developer
6 14 (7.87%) DBA
7 13 (7.30%) ETL Developer
8 12 (6.74%) SQL DBA
8 12 (6.74%) Business Developer
9 10 (5.62%) Information Analyst
9 10 (5.62%) NHS Information Analyst
10 9 (5.06%) Consultant
10 9 (5.06%) Senior Developer
10 9 (5.06%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (5.06%) Senior Information Analyst
11 7 (3.93%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 6 (3.37%) ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (3.37%) SQL Server DBA
12 6 (3.37%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (39.89%) .NET
2 34 (19.10%) ASP.NET
3 28 (15.73%) MDX
4 27 (15.17%) HTML
5 26 (14.61%) jQuery
6 23 (12.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (9.55%) .NET Framework
8 16 (8.99%) Ajax
8 16 (8.99%) CSS
9 15 (8.43%) AngularJS
10 14 (7.87%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (7.87%) HTML5
11 10 (5.62%) Entity Framework
12 8 (4.49%) Web Services
13 7 (3.93%) React
14 6 (3.37%) XML
15 5 (2.81%) JSON
15 5 (2.81%) WCF
15 5 (2.81%) Unity DI Container
15 5 (2.81%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.67%) NHS
2 14 (7.87%) Clustering
2 14 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.93%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.81%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.25%) Replication
6 3 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.69%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.69%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.12%) Informatics
7 2 (1.12%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.12%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.56%) Statistics
8 1 (0.56%) Physics
8 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.67%) Windows
2 10 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (2.81%) Linux
4 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.25%) UNIX
5 2 (1.12%) AIX
5 2 (1.12%) Solaris
6 1 (0.56%) SUSE
6 1 (0.56%) CentOS
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (52.81%) Business Intelligence
2 51 (28.65%) ETL
3 46 (25.84%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (18.54%) MVC
5 24 (13.48%) Scrum
6 18 (10.11%) Kimball Methodology
7 17 (9.55%) Configuration Management
8 16 (8.99%) TDD
9 12 (6.74%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (6.18%) Change Management
10 11 (6.18%) Analytics
11 10 (5.62%) Dimensional Modelling
12 9 (5.06%) Migration
13 8 (4.49%) Data Modelling
14 7 (3.93%) ITIL
14 7 (3.93%) OO
14 7 (3.93%) Data Analysis
15 6 (3.37%) SOA
15 6 (3.37%) Performance Monitoring
16 5 (2.81%) Complex ETL
Programming Languages
1 118 (66.29%) SQL
2 77 (43.26%) T-SQL
3 61 (34.27%) C#
4 33 (18.54%) JavaScript
5 16 (8.99%) PowerShell
6 14 (7.87%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 9 (5.06%) VBA
8 6 (3.37%) C
9 5 (2.81%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.25%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.25%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.69%) Python
11 3 (1.69%) Perl
12 1 (0.56%) Java
12 1 (0.56%) Scala
12 1 (0.56%) R
12 1 (0.56%) Jython
12 1 (0.56%) X++
12 1 (0.56%) Groovy
12 1 (0.56%) Spark SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.81%) Degree
3 3 (1.69%) HP APS
3 3 (1.69%) MCSE
4 1 (0.56%) MCSA
4 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.56%) MCTS
4 1 (0.56%) MCSD
4 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.25%) QA
1 4 (2.25%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.25%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.56%) HDFS
2 1 (0.56%) GPFS
2 1 (0.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.25%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (2.25%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.56%) Nagios
3 1 (0.56%) Puppet
3 1 (0.56%) logstash
3 1 (0.56%) Kibana
3 1 (0.56%) Chukwa
3 1 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 92 (51.69%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.43%) Oracle
2 15 (8.43%) Tableau
3 11 (6.18%) Cognos
4 8 (4.49%) SAP
5 7 (3.93%) Telerik
6 5 (2.81%) HP
7 4 (2.25%) Netezza
7 4 (2.25%) IBM
8 3 (1.69%) BMC
8 3 (1.69%) Remedy
8 3 (1.69%) Teradata
9 2 (1.12%) Nintex
9 2 (1.12%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.12%) Twitter
9 2 (1.12%) Dell
9 2 (1.12%) Brocade
10 1 (0.56%) Greenplum
10 1 (0.56%) Perforce
10 1 (0.56%) MicroStrategy
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