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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 200 223 245
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +22
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 246 210 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.05% 0.89% 0.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.54% 3.93% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 141 143
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£420 £390 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £20.50 £53.00 £51.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.32% +3.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.52 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+1.48% +27.27%
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
5423 5341 5533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.13% 22.76% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3791 3603 3752
Average daily rate £450 £438 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 32 55
Average hourly rate £27.78 £27.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £15.00 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +49 113 £431 +15.00% 29
Bromley -3 3 £380 +18.75% 1
Canary Wharf -8 3 £475 +82.69%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £390 -
Paddington - 2 £500 -
Twickenham -1 1 £325 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £325 -
SQL Server 2012
England

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 519 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 313 (60.31%) SQL
3 257 (49.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 230 (44.32%) .NET
5 229 (44.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 219 (42.20%) Microsoft
7 215 (41.43%) C#
8 211 (40.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 199 (38.34%) T-SQL
10 179 (34.49%) Business Intelligence
11 163 (31.41%) Finance
12 159 (30.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 154 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
14 152 (29.29%) Data Warehouse
15 132 (25.43%) ETL
16 106 (20.42%) ASP.NET
17 91 (17.53%) Windows
18 83 (15.99%) JavaScript
19 81 (15.61%) MS Excel
20 80 (15.41%) HTML
20 80 (15.41%) MVC
21 79 (15.22%) Scrum
22 74 (14.26%) .NET Framework
23 70 (13.49%) Team Foundation Server
24 66 (12.72%) jQuery
24 66 (12.72%) SharePoint
25 65 (12.52%) Analytical Skills
26 64 (12.33%) Banking
27 63 (12.14%) Visual Studio
27 63 (12.14%) MDX

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 66 (12.72%) SharePoint
2 40 (7.71%) IIS
3 27 (5.20%) SharePoint 2010
4 16 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (1.93%) Node.js
5 10 (1.93%) OpenStack
6 8 (1.54%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.77%) NServiceBus
9 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.58%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.58%) CMS
10 3 (0.58%) SAS
11 2 (0.39%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.39%) WordPress
11 2 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.39%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 81 (15.61%) MS Excel
2 28 (5.39%) PowerPivot
3 9 (1.73%) MS Office
4 5 (0.96%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.39%) FastStats
6 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.58%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.19%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.19%) Agresso
4 1 (0.19%) Endur
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.58%) Office 365
4 3 (0.58%) IaaS
5 2 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.39%) SaaS
5 2 (0.39%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.19%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.70%) SAN
2 11 (2.12%) Internet
2 11 (2.12%) DNS
3 6 (1.16%) DHCP
4 4 (0.77%) LDAP
5 3 (0.58%) SMTP
5 3 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.58%) VPN
6 2 (0.39%) FTP
6 2 (0.39%) Intranet
6 2 (0.39%) Firewall
6 2 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.19%) VLAN
7 1 (0.19%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.19%) DDNS
7 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 519 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 257 (49.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 229 (44.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 211 (40.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 159 (30.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 152 (29.29%) Data Warehouse
7 39 (7.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 36 (6.94%) QlikView
9 33 (6.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 33 (6.36%) BusinessObjects
10 26 (5.01%) OLAP
11 23 (4.43%) Relational Database
11 23 (4.43%) Microsoft Power View
12 18 (3.47%) Oracle Database
13 15 (2.89%) SSDT
14 14 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (2.50%) MS Access
16 12 (2.31%) Star Schema
17 11 (2.12%) RDBMS
18 10 (1.93%) DB2
Development Applications
1 70 (13.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 63 (12.14%) Visual Studio
3 30 (5.78%) Subversion
4 23 (4.43%) Git (software)
5 14 (2.70%) NUnit
6 10 (1.93%) JIRA
6 10 (1.93%) ReSharper
6 10 (1.93%) Selenium
6 10 (1.93%) Moq
7 9 (1.73%) Jenkins
8 8 (1.54%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.16%) ERwin
9 6 (1.16%) Grunt
9 6 (1.16%) SpecFlow
10 5 (0.96%) JSHint
10 5 (0.96%) Bower
10 5 (0.96%) FxCop
10 5 (0.96%) StyleCop
10 5 (0.96%) MSTest
10 5 (0.96%) NDepend
General
1 163 (31.41%) Finance
2 64 (12.33%) Banking
3 53 (10.21%) Investment Banking
4 27 (5.20%) Retail
5 20 (3.85%) Front Office
6 13 (2.50%) Legal
7 12 (2.31%) Marketing
8 10 (1.93%) Back Office
9 8 (1.54%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.35%) Advertising
10 7 (1.35%) Publishing
11 6 (1.16%) Law
12 3 (0.58%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.39%) German Language
13 2 (0.39%) Local Government
14 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 336 (64.74%) Developer
2 94 (18.11%) SQL Developer
3 76 (14.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 65 (12.52%) .NET Developer
5 47 (9.06%) Analyst
6 43 (8.29%) DBA
7 40 (7.71%) C# Developer
8 38 (7.32%) Senior Developer
8 38 (7.32%) SQL DBA
9 35 (6.74%) SQL Server Developer
10 26 (5.01%) Business Developer
11 24 (4.62%) ETL Developer
12 23 (4.43%) C# .NET Developer
13 21 (4.05%) Consultant
13 21 (4.05%) SQL Server DBA
14 19 (3.66%) AWS Developer
15 17 (3.28%) ASP.NET Developer
16 16 (3.08%) Microsoft Developer
17 15 (2.89%) Data Warehouse Developer
18 14 (2.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (44.32%) .NET
2 106 (20.42%) ASP.NET
3 80 (15.41%) HTML
4 74 (14.26%) .NET Framework
5 66 (12.72%) jQuery
6 63 (12.14%) MDX
7 57 (10.98%) CSS
8 53 (10.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 50 (9.63%) XML
10 44 (8.48%) HTML5
11 42 (8.09%) Web Services
12 37 (7.13%) WPF
13 33 (6.36%) WCF
14 31 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web API
15 29 (5.59%) Ajax
16 27 (5.20%) SOAP
16 27 (5.20%) AngularJS
17 26 (5.01%) Entity Framework
18 21 (4.05%) CSS3
19 20 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.52%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.39%) Clustering
3 23 (4.43%) NHS
4 22 (4.24%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.08%) Mathematics
6 15 (2.89%) Hedge funds
6 15 (2.89%) Replication
7 12 (2.31%) N-Tier
8 11 (2.12%) Fixed Income
8 11 (2.12%) Derivative
8 11 (2.12%) Visualisation
9 10 (1.93%) Equities
9 10 (1.93%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
11 6 (1.16%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 6 (1.16%) Grid Computing
11 6 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.96%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.96%) Market Risk
12 5 (0.96%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 91 (17.53%) Windows
2 55 (10.60%) Windows Server 2012
3 51 (9.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (3.66%) Linux
6 7 (1.35%) UNIX
7 6 (1.16%) CentOS
7 6 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.96%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.58%) Android
9 3 (0.58%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.39%) VMS
10 2 (0.39%) AIX
10 2 (0.39%) Solaris
10 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (34.49%) Business Intelligence
2 154 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (25.43%) ETL
4 80 (15.41%) MVC
5 79 (15.22%) Scrum
6 50 (9.63%) TDD
7 43 (8.29%) Data Modelling
8 37 (7.13%) Migration
9 35 (6.74%) Kimball Methodology
10 32 (6.17%) SDLC
11 29 (5.59%) Configuration Management
12 28 (5.39%) Performance Tuning
13 27 (5.20%) OO
14 26 (5.01%) Analytics
15 24 (4.62%) SOA
16 23 (4.43%) Change Management
17 20 (3.85%) E-Commerce
18 19 (3.66%) Unit Testing
19 17 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
19 17 (3.28%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 313 (60.31%) SQL
2 215 (41.43%) C#
3 199 (38.34%) T-SQL
4 83 (15.99%) JavaScript
5 34 (6.55%) VB.NET
6 32 (6.17%) PowerShell
7 17 (3.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 16 (3.08%) Python
9 15 (2.89%) Java
10 13 (2.50%) Perl
10 13 (2.50%) PHP
10 13 (2.50%) Ruby
11 12 (2.31%) VBA
12 6 (1.16%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.16%) C
13 5 (0.96%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.96%) VB
14 3 (0.58%) VBScript
15 2 (0.39%) C++
16 1 (0.19%) XAML
Qualifications
1 47 (9.06%) Degree
2 10 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.35%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.58%) HP APS
4 3 (0.58%) MCSE
5 2 (0.39%) MCTS
6 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.19%) MCSA
6 1 (0.19%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.19%) MCP
6 1 (0.19%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.54%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.35%) QA
3 3 (0.58%) SLA
3 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (4.24%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.31%) vSphere
4 10 (1.93%) vCloud
5 5 (0.96%) XenApp
5 5 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.77%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.58%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.58%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.39%) HDFS
9 1 (0.19%) GPFS
9 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (2.12%) Puppet
1 11 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.93%) ZABBIX
3 7 (1.35%) SCCM
4 5 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (0.96%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.77%) Control-M
6 3 (0.58%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.39%) SCOM
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.19%) logstash
8 1 (0.19%) Kibana
8 1 (0.19%) Chukwa
8 1 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.19%) WSUS
8 1 (0.19%) Foglight
8 1 (0.19%) Nagios
Vendors
1 219 (42.20%) Microsoft
2 44 (8.48%) Oracle
3 28 (5.39%) Tableau
4 24 (4.62%) VMware
5 16 (3.08%) Cognos
6 14 (2.70%) SAP
6 14 (2.70%) HP
7 13 (2.50%) Perforce
8 11 (2.12%) Citrix
9 10 (1.93%) New Relic
9 10 (1.93%) AppDynamics
10 8 (1.54%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.35%) IBM
12 6 (1.16%) BMC
12 6 (1.16%) Telerik
12 6 (1.16%) 3PAR
12 6 (1.16%) Red Gate
13 5 (0.96%) Greenplum
13 5 (0.96%) SolarWinds
13 5 (0.96%) Google
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