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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 188 240 270
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +30
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 253 181 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.13% 0.75% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.87% 3.32% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 138 92
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£400 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £632
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.83 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-50.69% +30.90%
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
5197 5451 4879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.30% 22.51% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3627 3815 3421
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 24 30
Average hourly rate £24.23 £31.00 £23.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.83% +33.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £22.35 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.50 £78.25 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +39 62 £400 -18.98% 32
Croydon -2 4 £338 - 2
Twickenham - 2 - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Barking - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
SQL Server 2012
England

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 430 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 237 (55.12%) SQL
3 236 (54.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 203 (47.21%) .NET
5 186 (43.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 185 (43.02%) Microsoft
7 162 (37.67%) C#
8 153 (35.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 138 (32.09%) T-SQL
10 135 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
11 126 (29.30%) Business Intelligence
12 114 (26.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 109 (25.35%) Data Warehouse
14 107 (24.88%) Finance
15 101 (23.49%) ASP.NET
16 87 (20.23%) Windows
16 87 (20.23%) ETL
17 77 (17.91%) JavaScript
17 77 (17.91%) MVC
18 76 (17.67%) MS Excel
19 72 (16.74%) .NET Framework
20 66 (15.35%) Scrum
20 66 (15.35%) HTML
21 62 (14.42%) jQuery
22 59 (13.72%) Visual Studio
23 57 (13.26%) XML
24 56 (13.02%) Team Foundation Server
25 53 (12.33%) TDD
25 53 (12.33%) CSS
26 51 (11.86%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 49 (11.40%) SharePoint
2 38 (8.84%) IIS
3 15 (3.49%) OpenStack
4 13 (3.02%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (2.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (2.33%) CMS
7 7 (1.63%) Node.js
8 6 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.40%) EPiServer CMS
8 6 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.40%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.93%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.70%) SAS
11 2 (0.47%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.47%) Apache
11 2 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 76 (17.67%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.72%) PowerPivot
3 9 (2.09%) MS Office
4 3 (0.70%) MS Project
5 2 (0.47%) SPSS
6 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.23%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 7 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.47%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.23%) Movex
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.70%) IaaS
3 3 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.47%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (0.47%) Office 365
4 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.65%) Internet
2 10 (2.33%) SAN
3 8 (1.86%) VPN
3 8 (1.86%) Firewall
4 7 (1.63%) DNS
5 4 (0.93%) DHCP
6 3 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.47%) VLAN
7 2 (0.47%) Intranet
8 1 (0.23%) SSL
8 1 (0.23%) FTP
8 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.23%) LDAP
8 1 (0.23%) VoIP
8 1 (0.23%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.23%) MPLS
8 1 (0.23%) DDNS
8 1 (0.23%) KiloStream
8 1 (0.23%) MegaStream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 430 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 236 (54.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 186 (43.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 153 (35.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 114 (26.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 109 (25.35%) Data Warehouse
7 51 (11.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 25 (5.81%) Relational Database
9 19 (4.42%) QlikView
9 19 (4.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 18 (4.19%) SSDT
11 15 (3.49%) OLAP
12 13 (3.02%) Microsoft Power View
13 11 (2.56%) Oracle Database
14 10 (2.33%) RDBMS
15 9 (2.09%) Star Schema
15 9 (2.09%) Big Data
16 8 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
17 7 (1.63%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
17 7 (1.63%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 59 (13.72%) Visual Studio
2 56 (13.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (5.58%) Subversion
4 21 (4.88%) NUnit
5 19 (4.42%) Git (software)
6 13 (3.02%) Rhino Mocks
7 7 (1.63%) Moq
7 7 (1.63%) SpecFlow
7 7 (1.63%) Selenium
8 6 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (1.16%) MSTest
10 4 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.93%) MSI
11 3 (0.70%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.70%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 3 (0.70%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.70%) Grunt
12 2 (0.47%) WiX
12 2 (0.47%) JSHint
12 2 (0.47%) Bower
General
1 107 (24.88%) Finance
2 45 (10.47%) Banking
3 40 (9.30%) Investment Banking
4 19 (4.42%) Retail
5 15 (3.49%) Front Office
6 10 (2.33%) Back Office
7 6 (1.40%) Legal
8 5 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.16%) Marketing
9 4 (0.93%) Advertising
10 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.47%) German Language
11 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.23%) Local Government
11 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.23%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 248 (57.67%) Developer
2 69 (16.05%) .NET Developer
3 59 (13.72%) SQL Developer
4 52 (12.09%) C# Developer
5 47 (10.93%) DBA
6 43 (10.00%) SQL DBA
7 41 (9.53%) Analyst
7 41 (9.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 34 (7.91%) C# .NET Developer
9 20 (4.65%) Architect
9 20 (4.65%) Senior Developer
10 19 (4.42%) Administrator
11 17 (3.95%) Microsoft Developer
11 17 (3.95%) AWS Developer
12 15 (3.49%) DevOps Engineer
12 15 (3.49%) ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (3.26%) SQL Server DBA
13 14 (3.26%) ETL Developer
14 13 (3.02%) Consultant
15 11 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (47.21%) .NET
2 101 (23.49%) ASP.NET
3 72 (16.74%) .NET Framework
4 66 (15.35%) HTML
5 62 (14.42%) jQuery
6 57 (13.26%) XML
7 53 (12.33%) CSS
8 48 (11.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 42 (9.77%) Web Services
9 42 (9.77%) WCF
10 39 (9.07%) HTML5
11 32 (7.44%) Entity Framework
12 31 (7.21%) Ajax
13 28 (6.51%) MDX
14 27 (6.28%) WPF
15 24 (5.58%) LINQ
16 23 (5.35%) SOAP
16 23 (5.35%) ASP.NET Web API
17 22 (5.12%) CSS3
18 19 (4.42%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.12%) Clustering
3 17 (3.95%) Replication
4 16 (3.72%) NHS
5 15 (3.49%) Hybrid Cloud
6 14 (3.26%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.56%) N-Tier
8 10 (2.33%) Hedge funds
9 9 (2.09%) Visualisation
10 7 (1.63%) Inversion of Control
11 6 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.40%) User Experience
11 6 (1.40%) Equities
12 5 (1.16%) Fixed Income
12 5 (1.16%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.16%) Social Media
12 5 (1.16%) Data Integration
13 4 (0.93%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.93%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.93%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 87 (20.23%) Windows
2 51 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 49 (11.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (4.65%) Linux
6 13 (3.02%) CentOS
7 12 (2.79%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.70%) Android
10 2 (0.47%) VMS
10 2 (0.47%) AIX
10 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.23%) Solaris
11 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (29.30%) Business Intelligence
3 87 (20.23%) ETL
4 77 (17.91%) MVC
5 66 (15.35%) Scrum
6 53 (12.33%) TDD
7 33 (7.67%) Data Modelling
8 31 (7.21%) Migration
9 26 (6.05%) OO
10 25 (5.81%) Analytics
11 23 (5.35%) SOA
12 22 (5.12%) Configuration Management
12 22 (5.12%) Performance Tuning
12 22 (5.12%) Kimball Methodology
13 20 (4.65%) BDD
14 19 (4.42%) DevOps
14 19 (4.42%) Change Management
15 18 (4.19%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (4.19%) E-Commerce
15 18 (4.19%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 237 (55.12%) SQL
2 162 (37.67%) C#
3 138 (32.09%) T-SQL
4 77 (17.91%) JavaScript
5 29 (6.74%) VB.NET
6 20 (4.65%) Ruby
7 18 (4.19%) PowerShell
7 18 (4.19%) Python
8 17 (3.95%) Java
9 16 (3.72%) Perl
10 15 (3.49%) PHP
11 12 (2.79%) VBA
12 8 (1.86%) C++
13 7 (1.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 6 (1.40%) C
15 5 (1.16%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.93%) XPath
17 3 (0.70%) Shell Script
18 2 (0.47%) MATLAB
18 2 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 33 (7.67%) Degree
2 11 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.63%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.16%) ISEB
6 4 (0.93%) MCSE
7 3 (0.70%) PMP
7 3 (0.70%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.47%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.23%) MCTS
9 1 (0.23%) MCITP
9 1 (0.23%) MCSA
9 1 (0.23%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.23%) MCP
9 1 (0.23%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.23%) HP APS
9 1 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.56%) QA
2 7 (1.63%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.93%) SLA
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.42%) vCloud
3 18 (4.19%) vSphere
4 14 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (1.86%) XenApp
6 7 (1.63%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.40%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.16%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.47%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.23%) Xen
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (3.49%) Puppet
3 13 (3.02%) ZABBIX
4 8 (1.86%) SCCM
5 4 (0.93%) SCOM
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.23%) WSUS
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.23%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 185 (43.02%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.21%) Tableau
3 26 (6.05%) VMware
4 19 (4.42%) Oracle
5 13 (3.02%) Business Objects
5 13 (3.02%) HP
5 13 (3.02%) Red Hat
5 13 (3.02%) Perforce
5 13 (3.02%) New Relic
5 13 (3.02%) AppDynamics
6 12 (2.79%) Citrix
7 10 (2.33%) Telerik
8 8 (1.86%) SAP
9 7 (1.63%) EPiServer
10 5 (1.16%) Greenplum
10 5 (1.16%) Google
11 4 (0.93%) Brocade
11 4 (0.93%) MKS
11 4 (0.93%) NetApp
11 4 (0.93%) Cognos
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Public Sector
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 13 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £450 per day +
Posted: 21 hours ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £350 - £420 per day +
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Cognitive Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £350 - £420 per day +
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 10 days ago