The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 165 164 218
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +54
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 45 33 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.70% 0.53% 0.074%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.13% 2.33% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 24 2
Average daily rate £488 £402 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.41% +8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £585 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1437 1419 1514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.27% 22.77% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1050 1103 1067
Average daily rate £435 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 16
Average hourly rate £27.50 £52.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.61% +10.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2012
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 106 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 74 (69.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (47.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 50 (47.17%) .NET
3 50 (47.17%) SQL
4 41 (38.68%) C#
4 41 (38.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (36.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 35 (33.02%) Finance
7 34 (32.08%) T-SQL
7 34 (32.08%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (32.08%) Business Intelligence
7 34 (32.08%) Banking
8 27 (25.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 25 (23.58%) SharePoint
10 20 (18.87%) ETL
11 19 (17.92%) MS Excel
11 19 (17.92%) Microsoft
12 17 (16.04%) Investment Banking
12 17 (16.04%) Asset Management
13 16 (15.09%) ASP.NET
14 15 (14.15%) MDX
15 13 (12.26%) MVC
16 11 (10.38%) Windows
17 10 (9.43%) OLAP
18 9 (8.49%) Data Modelling
18 9 (8.49%) Migration
18 9 (8.49%) ASP.NET MVC
18 9 (8.49%) Performance Tuning
19 8 (7.55%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (23.58%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.60%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (5.66%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (5.66%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.83%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.94%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.94%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.94%) Lync
6 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (17.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.66%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.94%) MS Project
3 1 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) DHCP
1 2 (1.89%) FTP
1 2 (1.89%) DNS
2 1 (0.94%) Firewall
2 1 (0.94%) Internet
2 1 (0.94%) SAN
2 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.94%) VPN
2 1 (0.94%) LAN
2 1 (0.94%) VoIP
2 1 (0.94%) WAN
2 1 (0.94%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 74 (69.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (47.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (38.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (36.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 34 (32.08%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (25.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (9.43%) OLAP
9 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (4.72%) Relational Database
10 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database
10 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (3.77%) OLTP
11 3 (2.83%) MySQL
12 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.89%) QlikView
12 2 (1.89%) Data Mining
12 2 (1.89%) VLDB
13 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.83%) PhoneGap
3 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.94%) JIRA
4 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.94%) Hudson
General
1 35 (33.02%) Finance
2 34 (32.08%) Banking
3 17 (16.04%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.60%) Front Office
5 2 (1.89%) Retail
6 1 (0.94%) Back Office
6 1 (0.94%) Law
6 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 78 (73.58%) Developer
2 28 (26.42%) C# Developer
3 27 (25.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 22 (20.75%) .NET Developer
5 18 (16.98%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (11.32%) DBA
7 11 (10.38%) SQL Developer
8 10 (9.43%) SQL DBA
9 9 (8.49%) Business Developer
10 7 (6.60%) Senior Developer
10 7 (6.60%) SQL Server DBA
10 7 (6.60%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (5.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (4.72%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 4 (3.77%) SharePoint Developer
13 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Developer
13 4 (3.77%) Analyst
14 3 (2.83%) Administrator
14 3 (2.83%) Architect
14 3 (2.83%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (47.17%) .NET
2 16 (15.09%) ASP.NET
3 15 (14.15%) MDX
4 9 (8.49%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (7.55%) WCF
6 7 (6.60%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 7 (6.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 6 (5.66%) HTML
7 6 (5.66%) CSS
8 5 (4.72%) LINQ
9 4 (3.77%) jQuery
9 4 (3.77%) WPF
10 3 (2.83%) SOAP
10 3 (2.83%) XML
10 3 (2.83%) HTML5
10 3 (2.83%) REST
10 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (0.94%) Classic ASP
11 1 (0.94%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.94%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.60%) NHS
2 6 (5.66%) Data Integration
2 6 (5.66%) Clustering
3 5 (4.72%) Mathematics
3 5 (4.72%) Derivative
4 4 (3.77%) Statistics
4 4 (3.77%) Replication
5 3 (2.83%) Market Risk
5 3 (2.83%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.94%) GIS
7 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.94%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.94%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.94%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.94%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.94%) Open Source
7 1 (0.94%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.38%) Windows
2 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.89%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.94%) Linux
5 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.94%) Android
5 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.08%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (18.87%) ETL
3 17 (16.04%) Asset Management
4 13 (12.26%) MVC
5 9 (8.49%) Data Modelling
5 9 (8.49%) Migration
5 9 (8.49%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (6.60%) CRM
8 6 (5.66%) Kimball Methodology
8 6 (5.66%) Risk Management
8 6 (5.66%) Workflow
9 5 (4.72%) Multithreading
9 5 (4.72%) Greeks
10 4 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (3.77%) Data Cleansing
10 4 (3.77%) ITIL
10 4 (3.77%) E-Commerce
10 4 (3.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 50 (47.17%) SQL
2 41 (38.68%) C#
3 34 (32.08%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.77%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.83%) Objective-C
5 3 (2.83%) Java
5 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.94%) C++
6 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.94%) VBA
6 1 (0.94%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (7.55%) Degree
2 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.94%) MCP
3 1 (0.94%) MCSE
3 1 (0.94%) MCSA
3 1 (0.94%) MCDBA
3 1 (0.94%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) Basel III
2 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (4.72%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.89%) vSphere
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.94%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.94%) UAG
4 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.94%) XenApp
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) SCOM
2 2 (1.89%) SCCM
3 1 (0.94%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.94%) Ionix
3 1 (0.94%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 19 (17.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.72%) Tableau
3 4 (3.77%) Business Objects
3 4 (3.77%) Oracle
3 4 (3.77%) VMware
4 3 (2.83%) Citrix
5 2 (1.89%) HP
5 2 (1.89%) Charles River
5 2 (1.89%) Reuters
5 2 (1.89%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.94%) Remedy
6 1 (0.94%) Sophos
6 1 (0.94%) Apple
6 1 (0.94%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.94%) Websense
6 1 (0.94%) Dell
6 1 (0.94%) Avaya
6 1 (0.94%) Juniper
6 1 (0.94%) BMC
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco
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