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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 120 164 178
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 80 47 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.44% 0.77% 0.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.77% 3.46% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 37 18
Average daily rate
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£415 £375 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £628 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-52.50% +45.45%
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
1386 1358 1430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 24.96% 22.18% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1111 1031 1071
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -15.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £27.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £106.75 £47.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +13.04%

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 May 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 May 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.

1 127 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 83 (65.35%) SQL
3 81 (63.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 68 (53.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 62 (48.82%) Business Intelligence
6 61 (48.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 58 (45.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 57 (44.88%) Microsoft
8 57 (44.88%) Data Warehouse
9 52 (40.94%) T-SQL
10 48 (37.80%) .NET
11 45 (35.43%) C#
12 34 (26.77%) ETL
13 31 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
14 30 (23.62%) JavaScript
14 30 (23.62%) Finance
15 29 (22.83%) ASP.NET
16 27 (21.26%) Team Foundation Server
16 27 (21.26%) MVC
17 25 (19.69%) MS Excel
18 22 (17.32%) jQuery
19 20 (15.75%) Visual Studio
20 18 (14.17%) Ajax
20 18 (14.17%) ASP.NET MVC
21 17 (13.39%) QlikView
21 17 (13.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
21 17 (13.39%) .NET Framework
22 16 (12.60%) HTML
23 15 (11.81%) Scrum
23 15 (11.81%) MDX

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 14 (11.02%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.15%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.36%) IIS
4 2 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.57%) ColdFusion
4 2 (1.57%) CMS
5 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.79%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (19.69%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.66%) PowerPivot
3 6 (4.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.79%) Rackspace Cloud
1 1 (0.79%) IaaS
1 1 (0.79%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.57%) Internet
1 2 (1.57%) SAN
2 1 (0.79%) DHCP
2 1 (0.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 81 (63.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 68 (53.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 61 (48.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 58 (45.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 57 (44.88%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (13.39%) QlikView
7 17 (13.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 14 (11.02%) OLAP
9 12 (9.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (6.30%) Microsoft Power View
11 7 (5.51%) BusinessObjects XI
11 7 (5.51%) Relational Database
12 6 (4.72%) SSDT
12 6 (4.72%) Star Schema
12 6 (4.72%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (4.72%) ProClarity
13 5 (3.94%) Data Mart
13 5 (3.94%) RDBMS
14 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (21.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (15.75%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.15%) JIRA
4 3 (2.36%) ERwin
5 1 (0.79%) NUnit
5 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.79%) WiX
5 1 (0.79%) MSTest
5 1 (0.79%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (23.62%) Finance
2 15 (11.81%) Banking
3 12 (9.45%) Investment Banking
4 11 (8.66%) Retail
5 7 (5.51%) Legal
6 6 (4.72%) Marketing
7 5 (3.94%) Front Office
8 3 (2.36%) Advertising
9 2 (1.57%) Publishing
9 2 (1.57%) Back Office
9 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.79%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.79%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 75 (59.06%) Developer
2 29 (22.83%) SQL Developer
3 22 (17.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 17 (13.39%) Analyst
5 14 (11.02%) .NET Developer
6 12 (9.45%) SQL Server Developer
7 11 (8.66%) SQL DBA
7 11 (8.66%) DBA
8 9 (7.09%) ETL Developer
9 8 (6.30%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (6.30%) Senior Developer
10 7 (5.51%) Information Analyst
10 7 (5.51%) NHS Information Analyst
10 7 (5.51%) Senior Information Analyst
11 6 (4.72%) SQL Server DBA
11 6 (4.72%) Business Developer
12 5 (3.94%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.94%) Consultant
12 5 (3.94%) Web Developer
13 4 (3.15%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (37.80%) .NET
2 29 (22.83%) ASP.NET
3 22 (17.32%) jQuery
4 18 (14.17%) Ajax
4 18 (14.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (13.39%) .NET Framework
6 16 (12.60%) HTML
7 15 (11.81%) MDX
8 11 (8.66%) Entity Framework
9 10 (7.87%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (7.87%) HTML5
10 9 (7.09%) CSS
11 8 (6.30%) AngularJS
11 8 (6.30%) Web Services
12 7 (5.51%) Kendo UI
13 6 (4.72%) XML
14 5 (3.94%) JSON
14 5 (3.94%) LINQ
14 5 (3.94%) WCF
14 5 (3.94%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.87%) NHS
3 7 (5.51%) Clustering
4 4 (3.15%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.15%) Replication
5 3 (2.36%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.57%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.57%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.79%) Informatics
7 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.79%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.45%) Windows
2 6 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.57%) UNIX
5 2 (1.57%) AIX
5 2 (1.57%) Linux
6 1 (0.79%) CentOS
6 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (48.82%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (26.77%) ETL
3 31 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (21.26%) MVC
5 15 (11.81%) Scrum
6 14 (11.02%) Kimball Methodology
7 10 (7.87%) Configuration Management
7 10 (7.87%) Change Management
8 9 (7.09%) Data Modelling
8 9 (7.09%) Analytics
9 8 (6.30%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (6.30%) TDD
10 7 (5.51%) OO
10 7 (5.51%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (3.94%) Unit Testing
11 5 (3.94%) Project Management
11 5 (3.94%) Migration
11 5 (3.94%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (3.15%) CRM
12 4 (3.15%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 83 (65.35%) SQL
2 52 (40.94%) T-SQL
3 45 (35.43%) C#
4 30 (23.62%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.09%) PowerShell
6 7 (5.51%) VBA
6 7 (5.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 5 (3.94%) C
8 4 (3.15%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.57%) Perl
9 2 (1.57%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.57%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.79%) X++
10 1 (0.79%) Groovy
10 1 (0.79%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.15%) MCSE
3 2 (1.57%) MCSA
3 2 (1.57%) HP APS
3 2 (1.57%) MCTS
3 2 (1.57%) Degree
4 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.79%) MCITP
4 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) MCSD
4 1 (0.79%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.57%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.79%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (1.57%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (1.57%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 57 (44.88%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.66%) Business Objects
2 11 (8.66%) Tableau
3 8 (6.30%) Telerik
4 7 (5.51%) Cognos
5 6 (4.72%) Oracle
5 6 (4.72%) SAP
6 4 (3.15%) HP
7 3 (2.36%) IBM
8 2 (1.57%) Teradata
8 2 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.57%) BMC
8 2 (1.57%) Remedy
8 2 (1.57%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.57%) Brocade
8 2 (1.57%) Netezza
9 1 (0.79%) Greenplum
9 1 (0.79%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.79%) CODA
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Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Rate: £36 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
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Rate: £250.00 - £335.00 per day
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