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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 130 100 139
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +39
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 35 60 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.11% 1.74% 1.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.92% 6.91% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 51 53
Median daily rate £425 £470 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% +25.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £12.30 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+204.87% -67.20%
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
892 868 1317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 28.18% 25.23% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 710 1050
Median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £345 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 65 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 51 (78.46%) SQL
3 34 (52.31%) T-SQL
3 34 (52.31%) .NET
4 31 (47.69%) C#
4 31 (47.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (35.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (33.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (33.85%) Windows
6 22 (33.85%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
7 18 (27.69%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (27.69%) .NET Framework
8 17 (26.15%) Finance
8 17 (26.15%) TDD
9 15 (23.08%) WCF
9 15 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
10 14 (21.54%) PowerShell
10 14 (21.54%) Scrum
10 14 (21.54%) ETL
11 13 (20.00%) HTML
11 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 13 (20.00%) Data Modelling
11 13 (20.00%) NUnit
11 13 (20.00%) RESTful
11 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (18.46%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (18.46%) MSTest

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (3.08%) IIS
1 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.54%) CMS
2 1 (1.54%) JBoss
2 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.08%) GitHub
3 2 (3.08%) IaaS
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.54%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) AMQP
2 1 (1.54%) LAN
2 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (47.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (35.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (33.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (27.69%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
6 15 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (13.85%) Relational Database
8 7 (10.77%) NoSQL
9 4 (6.15%) OLAP
9 4 (6.15%) SSDT
10 3 (4.62%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (4.62%) Big Data
10 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (4.62%) Power BI
10 3 (4.62%) QlikView
10 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
11 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (20.00%) NUnit
2 12 (18.46%) MSTest
2 12 (18.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (9.23%) SpecFlow
4 5 (7.69%) Selenium
4 5 (7.69%) TeamCity
4 5 (7.69%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.08%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.08%) MSBuild
5 2 (3.08%) MSI
5 2 (3.08%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.54%) Calabash
6 1 (1.54%) Capybara
6 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.54%) Gradle
6 1 (1.54%) Moq
6 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 17 (26.15%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Back Office
4 2 (3.08%) Front Office
4 2 (3.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.54%) Law
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (55.38%) Developer
2 18 (27.69%) C# Developer
3 12 (18.46%) Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) SQL Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Senior Developer
6 6 (9.23%) DBA
7 5 (7.69%) Business Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Developer in Test
7 5 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (7.69%) SQL DBA
7 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Commercial Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Commercial Business Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (6.15%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (52.31%) .NET
2 18 (27.69%) .NET Framework
3 15 (23.08%) WCF
4 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (20.00%) HTML
4 13 (20.00%) RESTful
5 10 (15.38%) Entity Framework
6 6 (9.23%) AngularJS
7 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (7.69%) Web Services
8 4 (6.15%) JSON
8 4 (6.15%) XML
9 3 (4.62%) CSS
9 3 (4.62%) HTML5
9 3 (4.62%) jQuery
9 3 (4.62%) LINQ
9 3 (4.62%) REST
9 3 (4.62%) Task Parallel Library
9 3 (4.62%) WPF
10 2 (3.08%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.15%) Clustering
2 4 (6.15%) Derivative
2 4 (6.15%) Equities
2 4 (6.15%) Fixed Income
2 4 (6.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (6.15%) Replication
3 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.54%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.85%) Windows
2 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.15%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.08%) Linux
6 1 (1.54%) Android
6 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.85%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (26.15%) TDD
4 14 (21.54%) ETL
4 14 (21.54%) Scrum
5 13 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 11 (16.92%) OOP
7 9 (13.85%) MVC
7 9 (13.85%) OO
7 9 (13.85%) SOA
8 8 (12.31%) Change Management
9 7 (10.77%) BDD
9 7 (10.77%) Multithreading
10 6 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (9.23%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (7.69%) Agile Testing
11 5 (7.69%) Asset Management
11 5 (7.69%) ATDD
11 5 (7.69%) System Testing
11 5 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (78.46%) SQL
2 34 (52.31%) T-SQL
3 31 (47.69%) C#
4 14 (21.54%) PowerShell
5 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.08%) Java
6 2 (3.08%) Python
7 1 (1.54%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.54%) Ruby
7 1 (1.54%) Scala
7 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.54%) Degree
1 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) SLA
2 4 (6.15%) QA
3 3 (4.62%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.54%) Docker
3 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.54%) Control-M
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.54%) SCCM
2 1 (1.54%) SCOM
2 1 (1.54%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.54%) SCSM
2 1 (1.54%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) Tableau
3 4 (6.15%) VMware
4 3 (4.62%) Infragistics
4 3 (4.62%) Teradata
5 2 (3.08%) MuleSoft
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle
5 2 (3.08%) Pega
5 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.08%) Sybase
6 1 (1.54%) IBM
6 1 (1.54%) SAP
6 1 (1.54%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.54%) WorldPay
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