The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 224 215 316
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +101
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 177 187 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.84% 0.85% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.70% 3.74% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 123 39
Average daily rate
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£400 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £355 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+33.92% +1.81%
SQL Server 2012
England

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 London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
4787 5006 4526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.79% 22.86% 23.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3399 3478 3146
Average daily rate £445 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.48% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 33 42
Average hourly rate £20.00 £33.35 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.02% +21.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £18.00 £18.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £57.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in London

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the London region.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in London

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in London

SQL Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the London region.

SQL Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in London

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -3 45 £350 -26.31% 28
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £325 - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Beckenham - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hornchurch - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
SQL Server 2012
England

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 356 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 219 (61.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 203 (57.02%) SQL
4 159 (44.66%) .NET
5 147 (41.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 143 (40.17%) Microsoft
7 137 (38.48%) C#
8 115 (32.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 98 (27.53%) Agile Software Development
10 91 (25.56%) T-SQL
11 87 (24.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 85 (23.88%) MS Excel
13 84 (23.60%) ASP.NET
14 83 (23.31%) Business Intelligence
15 80 (22.47%) MVC
16 71 (19.94%) Finance
17 65 (18.26%) Windows
18 63 (17.70%) Data Warehouse
19 62 (17.42%) ETL
20 60 (16.85%) HTML
21 55 (15.45%) JavaScript
22 54 (15.17%) jQuery
23 53 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
23 53 (14.89%) .NET Framework
24 52 (14.61%) SQL Server 2005
24 52 (14.61%) CSS
25 50 (14.04%) Visual Studio
25 50 (14.04%) TDD
26 47 (13.20%) Scrum
27 45 (12.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 44 (12.36%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.49%) SharePoint 2013
2 16 (4.49%) SharePoint 2010
3 14 (3.93%) IIS
3 14 (3.93%) CMS
4 11 (3.09%) OpenStack
5 8 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.69%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.69%) EPiServer CMS
7 4 (1.12%) Node.js
7 4 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.84%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.84%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.84%) SAS
8 3 (0.84%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 85 (23.88%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.93%) MS Office
3 13 (3.65%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.84%) MS Project
5 2 (0.56%) SPSS
5 2 (0.56%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.28%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.28%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.28%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) PaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.21%) Internet
2 8 (2.25%) SAN
2 8 (2.25%) Firewall
3 6 (1.69%) VPN
4 4 (1.12%) DNS
5 3 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.84%) DHCP
6 2 (0.56%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.56%) VLAN
7 1 (0.28%) NAS
7 1 (0.28%) KiloStream
7 1 (0.28%) MegaStream
7 1 (0.28%) Wireless
7 1 (0.28%) MPLS
7 1 (0.28%) Intranet
7 1 (0.28%) SSL
7 1 (0.28%) FTP
7 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.28%) LAN
7 1 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 356 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 219 (61.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 147 (41.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 115 (32.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 87 (24.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 63 (17.70%) Data Warehouse
7 52 (14.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 28 (7.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 26 (7.30%) Relational Database
10 17 (4.78%) OLAP
11 13 (3.65%) SSDT
12 12 (3.37%) QlikView
13 11 (3.09%) Star Schema
13 11 (3.09%) RDBMS
14 9 (2.53%) Data Mining
14 9 (2.53%) DTS
14 9 (2.53%) Oracle Database
15 8 (2.25%) OLAP Cube
15 8 (2.25%) MS Access
16 7 (1.97%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 50 (14.04%) Visual Studio
2 40 (11.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (5.06%) NUnit
4 17 (4.78%) Rhino Mocks
5 15 (4.21%) Subversion
6 14 (3.93%) MSTest
6 14 (3.93%) Git (software)
7 11 (3.09%) SpecFlow
8 7 (1.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (1.69%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 6 (1.69%) Moq
10 5 (1.40%) Selenium
10 5 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (1.40%) MSI
10 5 (1.40%) NSubstitute
11 2 (0.56%) Grunt
11 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.56%) ERwin
11 2 (0.56%) ReSharper
12 1 (0.28%) FitNesse
General
1 71 (19.94%) Finance
2 24 (6.74%) Banking
3 17 (4.78%) Front Office
4 15 (4.21%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.81%) Retail
6 8 (2.25%) Publishing
7 6 (1.69%) Back Office
8 5 (1.40%) Advertising
8 5 (1.40%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.12%) Legal
10 3 (0.84%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.84%) Marketing
10 3 (0.84%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.84%) Law
10 3 (0.84%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) Local Government
11 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 200 (56.18%) Developer
2 66 (18.54%) .NET Developer
3 52 (14.61%) C# Developer
4 51 (14.33%) DBA
5 48 (13.48%) SQL DBA
6 42 (11.80%) SQL Developer
7 36 (10.11%) Analyst
8 35 (9.83%) C# .NET Developer
9 30 (8.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 26 (7.30%) Senior Developer
11 23 (6.46%) SQL Server DBA
12 19 (5.34%) Architect
13 16 (4.49%) Microsoft Developer
14 15 (4.21%) Administrator
15 14 (3.93%) Senior .NET Developer
16 13 (3.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 12 (3.37%) Consultant
18 11 (3.09%) ETL Developer
18 11 (3.09%) DevOps Engineer
19 10 (2.81%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (44.66%) .NET
2 84 (23.60%) ASP.NET
3 60 (16.85%) HTML
4 54 (15.17%) jQuery
5 53 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 53 (14.89%) .NET Framework
6 52 (14.61%) CSS
7 45 (12.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 43 (12.08%) WCF
9 41 (11.52%) HTML5
10 28 (7.87%) XML
11 23 (6.46%) Ajax
12 20 (5.62%) CSS3
13 17 (4.78%) LINQ
14 16 (4.49%) AngularJS
14 16 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 16 (4.49%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (4.21%) Web Services
16 14 (3.93%) MDX
17 13 (3.65%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.46%) Replication
1 23 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.90%) Clustering
3 15 (4.21%) Visualisation
4 11 (3.09%) NHS
5 10 (2.81%) Inversion of Control
5 10 (2.81%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.53%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.69%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.12%) User Experience
9 4 (1.12%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.12%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.12%) Social Media
10 3 (0.84%) Statistics
10 3 (0.84%) Derivative
10 3 (0.84%) PKI
10 3 (0.84%) Open Source
10 3 (0.84%) Online Games
10 3 (0.84%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 65 (18.26%) Windows
2 36 (10.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (7.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (4.21%) Linux
5 14 (3.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (3.65%) CentOS
6 13 (3.65%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.84%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.56%) UNIX
10 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.28%) Android
10 1 (0.28%) AIX
10 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (27.53%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (23.31%) Business Intelligence
3 80 (22.47%) MVC
4 62 (17.42%) ETL
5 50 (14.04%) TDD
6 47 (13.20%) Scrum
7 37 (10.39%) Migration
8 36 (10.11%) Performance Tuning
9 22 (6.18%) Kimball Methodology
10 21 (5.90%) OO
10 21 (5.90%) BDD
11 19 (5.34%) Kanban
11 19 (5.34%) Configuration Management
12 17 (4.78%) MVVM
12 17 (4.78%) Analytics
13 16 (4.49%) Change Management
13 16 (4.49%) Dependency Injection
14 15 (4.21%) Data Modelling
14 15 (4.21%) SOA
15 14 (3.93%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 203 (57.02%) SQL
2 137 (38.48%) C#
3 91 (25.56%) T-SQL
4 55 (15.45%) JavaScript
5 17 (4.78%) VBA
6 16 (4.49%) Java
7 14 (3.93%) Ruby
8 13 (3.65%) Python
9 12 (3.37%) VB.NET
9 12 (3.37%) PowerShell
10 11 (3.09%) Perl
10 11 (3.09%) PHP
11 9 (2.53%) C++
12 5 (1.40%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.12%) VB
13 4 (1.12%) VB6
13 4 (1.12%) XPath
14 3 (0.84%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
15 2 (0.56%) R
15 2 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (2.81%) Degree
2 9 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.40%) ISEB
5 4 (1.12%) MCSE
5 4 (1.12%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.12%) MCITP
5 4 (1.12%) MCTS
6 3 (0.84%) PMP
6 3 (0.84%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.56%) MCSA
7 2 (0.56%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.28%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.28%) MCT
8 1 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.81%) QA
2 7 (1.97%) SLA
3 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.93%) vCloud
2 14 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.09%) vSphere
4 7 (1.97%) XenApp
5 6 (1.69%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.40%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.12%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.56%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.28%) Xen
10 1 (0.28%) Squid
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 15 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (3.09%) Puppet
3 9 (2.53%) ZABBIX
4 7 (1.97%) SCOM
5 4 (1.12%) SCCM
6 2 (0.56%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.28%) Control-M
Vendors
1 143 (40.17%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.02%) Tableau
3 23 (6.46%) VMware
4 19 (5.34%) Oracle
5 12 (3.37%) Red Hat
6 11 (3.09%) Citrix
7 9 (2.53%) Telerik
7 9 (2.53%) Perforce
7 9 (2.53%) New Relic
7 9 (2.53%) AppDynamics
8 8 (2.25%) EPiServer
9 7 (1.97%) HP
10 6 (1.69%) SAP
10 6 (1.69%) Business Objects
11 5 (1.40%) Lattice Semiconductor
11 5 (1.40%) Sybase
11 5 (1.40%) Nintex
12 4 (1.12%) Facebook
12 4 (1.12%) Ab Initio
12 4 (1.12%) Brocade
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Rate: £250-300 Daily
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: Market related
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London
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Rate: £430 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
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Venturi
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City of London
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
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Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £475 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Real Staffing
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