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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 149 188 214
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +26
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 50 34 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.85% 0.48% 0.090%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.70% 2.11% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 23 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £311 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £306 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £51.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1351 1613 1606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.97% 22.70% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1023 1189 1192
Average daily rate £450 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £51.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.07% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £13.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.03 £52.50 £50.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server 2012
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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 24 July 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 24 July 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 95 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (58.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (48.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 45 (47.37%) SQL
4 45 (47.37%) .NET
5 37 (38.95%) C#
6 32 (33.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (30.53%) ETL
8 27 (28.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 23 (24.21%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (24.21%) T-SQL
10 22 (23.16%) MVC
11 21 (22.11%) Microsoft
12 20 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (21.05%) Finance
13 19 (20.00%) ASP.NET
14 16 (16.84%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (12.63%) Windows
15 12 (12.63%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (10.53%) MDX
16 10 (10.53%) WCF
16 10 (10.53%) CSS
16 10 (10.53%) JavaScript
16 10 (10.53%) MS Excel
16 10 (10.53%) NHS
17 9 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
18 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 8 (8.42%) WPF
18 8 (8.42%) Migration
18 8 (8.42%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 8 (8.42%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.21%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.16%) IIS
4 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.11%) CMS
5 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.05%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.05%) Node.js
5 1 (1.05%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) MS Office
2 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.05%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.05%) Gitorious
1 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (58.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (48.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (33.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (28.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (16.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (6.32%) OLAP
9 5 (5.26%) OLTP
9 5 (5.26%) DTS
10 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database
10 4 (4.21%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (4.21%) Data Mart
10 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (4.21%) MySQL
11 3 (3.16%) Data Mining
11 3 (3.16%) QlikView
12 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
12 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.21%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.11%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (2.11%) MSTest
4 2 (2.11%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.11%) NSubstitute
4 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.05%) Selenium
5 1 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 20 (21.05%) Finance
2 8 (8.42%) Banking
3 6 (6.32%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.21%) Front Office
5 2 (2.11%) Back Office
6 1 (1.05%) Games
6 1 (1.05%) Law
6 1 (1.05%) Legal
6 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (67.37%) Developer
2 18 (18.95%) C# Developer
3 15 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 15 (15.79%) .NET Developer
4 14 (14.74%) DBA
5 13 (13.68%) SQL Developer
6 12 (12.63%) SQL DBA
7 9 (9.47%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Analyst
8 7 (7.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Business Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Applications Support
10 4 (4.21%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 4 (4.21%) SQL Server DBA
11 3 (3.16%) Senior C# Developer
11 3 (3.16%) Administrator
11 3 (3.16%) WPF Developer
12 2 (2.11%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (47.37%) .NET
2 19 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (12.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (10.53%) MDX
4 10 (10.53%) WCF
4 10 (10.53%) CSS
5 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 8 (8.42%) WPF
6 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 6 (6.32%) .NET Framework
7 6 (6.32%) HTML
8 5 (5.26%) jQuery
9 4 (4.21%) LINQ
10 3 (3.16%) WinForms
10 3 (3.16%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (2.11%) HTML5
11 2 (2.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (2.11%) Ajax
12 1 (1.05%) Web Services
12 1 (1.05%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) NHS
2 5 (5.26%) Replication
2 5 (5.26%) Clustering
2 5 (5.26%) Statistics
3 4 (4.21%) Derivative
3 4 (4.21%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.05%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.05%) Open Source
6 1 (1.05%) Social Media
6 1 (1.05%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.63%) Windows
2 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.05%) UNIX
5 1 (1.05%) Linux
5 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.53%) ETL
2 23 (24.21%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (23.16%) MVC
4 9 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.42%) Migration
6 7 (7.37%) Data Modelling
6 7 (7.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (7.37%) TDD
6 7 (7.37%) Multithreading
6 7 (7.37%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (6.32%) Scrum
7 6 (6.32%) OO
8 5 (5.26%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.26%) Asset Management
8 5 (5.26%) MVVM
9 4 (4.21%) Server Monitoring
9 4 (4.21%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (4.21%) Greeks
10 3 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.16%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (47.37%) SQL
2 37 (38.95%) C#
3 23 (24.21%) T-SQL
4 10 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.21%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.11%) PHP
6 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.05%) C++
7 1 (1.05%) VBA
7 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) MCDBA
2 2 (2.11%) MCSE
3 1 (1.05%) MCP
3 1 (1.05%) MCSA
3 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (1.05%) SCOM
1 1 (1.05%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (22.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.21%) Tableau
2 4 (4.21%) VMware
2 4 (4.21%) Cognos
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle
3 2 (2.11%) Reuters
3 2 (2.11%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.05%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.05%) IBM
4 1 (1.05%) EPiServer
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