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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 205 223 254
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +31
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 252 198 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.08% 0.86% 0.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.66% 3.80% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 153 117
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £290 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +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 £33.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +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
5408 5214 5173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.18% 22.75% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3796 3592 3500
Average daily rate £450 £442 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.80% +2.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 26 65
Average hourly rate £27.78 £27.50 £24.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £14.00 £17.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £125.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 +36 94 £431 +15.00% 36
Canary Wharf - 5 £475 -
Kingston Upon Thames 0 2 £390 +11.42%
Paddington - 2 £500 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 £403 -
Feltham - 1 £375 -
SQL Server 2012
England

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 491 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 281 (57.23%) SQL
3 240 (48.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 237 (48.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 226 (46.03%) .NET
6 214 (43.58%) Microsoft
7 199 (40.53%) C#
8 194 (39.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 173 (35.23%) Business Intelligence
10 167 (34.01%) T-SQL
11 151 (30.75%) Agile Software Development
12 149 (30.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 139 (28.31%) Finance
14 133 (27.09%) Data Warehouse
15 112 (22.81%) ETL
16 106 (21.59%) ASP.NET
17 94 (19.14%) Windows
18 82 (16.70%) MS Excel
18 82 (16.70%) JavaScript
19 80 (16.29%) MVC
20 76 (15.48%) SharePoint
21 75 (15.27%) Scrum
21 75 (15.27%) .NET Framework
22 72 (14.66%) HTML
23 66 (13.44%) Team Foundation Server
24 65 (13.24%) jQuery
24 65 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
25 62 (12.63%) Visual Studio
26 59 (12.02%) Banking
27 57 (11.61%) Windows Server 2012

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 76 (15.48%) SharePoint
2 40 (8.15%) IIS
3 26 (5.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 15 (3.05%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (2.85%) OpenStack
6 9 (1.83%) Node.js
6 9 (1.83%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.81%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.81%) CMS
10 3 (0.61%) SAS
11 2 (0.41%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.41%) Apache
11 2 (0.41%) WordPress
12 1 (0.20%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 82 (16.70%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.91%) PowerPivot
3 11 (2.24%) MS Office
4 5 (1.02%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.41%) FastStats
6 1 (0.20%) MS Project
6 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.41%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.20%) Agresso
4 1 (0.20%) Endur
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (4.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.61%) IaaS
4 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.41%) SaaS
4 2 (0.41%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (0.41%) Office 365
4 2 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.20%) Boomi
5 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.46%) Internet
2 13 (2.65%) SAN
3 8 (1.63%) DNS
4 6 (1.22%) VPN
5 5 (1.02%) DHCP
6 4 (0.81%) Firewall
6 4 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.61%) SMTP
8 2 (0.41%) FTP
9 1 (0.20%) LDAP
9 1 (0.20%) VoIP
9 1 (0.20%) Intranet
9 1 (0.20%) VLAN
9 1 (0.20%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.20%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 491 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 240 (48.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 237 (48.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 194 (39.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 149 (30.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 133 (27.09%) Data Warehouse
7 39 (7.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 30 (6.11%) QlikView
9 29 (5.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 24 (4.89%) Microsoft Power View
11 22 (4.48%) OLAP
12 17 (3.46%) Relational Database
13 14 (2.85%) SSDT
14 12 (2.44%) Oracle Database
14 12 (2.44%) Star Schema
15 11 (2.24%) MS Access
15 11 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (1.83%) BusinessObjects XI
16 9 (1.83%) ProClarity
16 9 (1.83%) DB2
Development Applications
1 66 (13.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 62 (12.63%) Visual Studio
3 30 (6.11%) Subversion
4 20 (4.07%) Git (software)
5 10 (2.04%) NUnit
6 9 (1.83%) Selenium
7 7 (1.43%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.22%) Moq
9 5 (1.02%) Grunt
9 5 (1.02%) JIRA
10 4 (0.81%) ReSharper
10 4 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.81%) ERwin
10 4 (0.81%) FxCop
10 4 (0.81%) StyleCop
10 4 (0.81%) MSTest
10 4 (0.81%) NDepend
10 4 (0.81%) JSHint
10 4 (0.81%) Bower
10 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 139 (28.31%) Finance
2 59 (12.02%) Banking
3 51 (10.39%) Investment Banking
4 24 (4.89%) Retail
5 19 (3.87%) Front Office
6 12 (2.44%) Back Office
7 11 (2.24%) Legal
8 8 (1.63%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.43%) Publishing
9 7 (1.43%) Marketing
10 4 (0.81%) Advertising
11 3 (0.61%) Law
11 3 (0.61%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.41%) German Language
12 2 (0.41%) Local Government
13 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 305 (62.12%) Developer
2 84 (17.11%) SQL Developer
3 66 (13.44%) .NET Developer
4 59 (12.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 49 (9.98%) Analyst
6 40 (8.15%) C# Developer
7 37 (7.54%) DBA
8 34 (6.92%) Senior Developer
9 33 (6.72%) SQL DBA
10 30 (6.11%) SQL Server Developer
11 23 (4.68%) C# .NET Developer
12 20 (4.07%) ASP.NET Developer
13 19 (3.87%) AWS Developer
14 18 (3.67%) Business Developer
14 18 (3.67%) Consultant
15 17 (3.46%) Architect
16 16 (3.26%) ETL Developer
17 14 (2.85%) Business Intelligence Consultant
17 14 (2.85%) SQL Server DBA
17 14 (2.85%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (46.03%) .NET
2 106 (21.59%) ASP.NET
3 75 (15.27%) .NET Framework
4 72 (14.66%) HTML
5 65 (13.24%) jQuery
6 54 (11.00%) MDX
7 52 (10.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 51 (10.39%) XML
9 50 (10.18%) CSS
10 42 (8.55%) HTML5
11 40 (8.15%) Web Services
12 38 (7.74%) WPF
13 37 (7.54%) WCF
14 35 (7.13%) Ajax
15 31 (6.31%) ASP.NET Web API
16 30 (6.11%) Entity Framework
17 23 (4.68%) SOAP
18 22 (4.48%) LINQ
18 22 (4.48%) AngularJS
19 20 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 65 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.30%) NHS
3 22 (4.48%) Clustering
4 20 (4.07%) Computer Science
5 15 (3.05%) Hedge funds
6 14 (2.85%) Mathematics
6 14 (2.85%) Hybrid Cloud
7 13 (2.65%) Replication
8 12 (2.44%) N-Tier
8 12 (2.44%) Visualisation
9 10 (2.04%) Fixed Income
9 10 (2.04%) Equities
9 10 (2.04%) Derivative
10 7 (1.43%) Data Integration
11 5 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
11 5 (1.02%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 5 (1.02%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.02%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.81%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.81%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 94 (19.14%) Windows
2 57 (11.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 56 (11.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (4.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (4.28%) Linux
6 11 (2.24%) CentOS
7 7 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.43%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.02%) UNIX
9 3 (0.61%) Android
10 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.41%) VMS
10 2 (0.41%) AIX
10 2 (0.41%) Solaris
10 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (35.23%) Business Intelligence
2 151 (30.75%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (22.81%) ETL
4 80 (16.29%) MVC
5 75 (15.27%) Scrum
6 47 (9.57%) TDD
7 44 (8.96%) Data Modelling
8 31 (6.31%) Migration
9 29 (5.91%) Analytics
9 29 (5.91%) SDLC
10 27 (5.50%) Configuration Management
10 27 (5.50%) OO
11 25 (5.09%) Kimball Methodology
12 24 (4.89%) Change Management
13 23 (4.68%) SOA
13 23 (4.68%) Performance Tuning
14 20 (4.07%) E-Commerce
15 19 (3.87%) Disaster Recovery
16 18 (3.67%) ITIL
16 18 (3.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 281 (57.23%) SQL
2 199 (40.53%) C#
3 167 (34.01%) T-SQL
4 82 (16.70%) JavaScript
5 32 (6.52%) VB.NET
6 23 (4.68%) PowerShell
7 18 (3.67%) Ruby
7 18 (3.67%) Python
8 17 (3.46%) PHP
9 16 (3.26%) Perl
9 16 (3.26%) Java
10 13 (2.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 11 (2.24%) VBA
12 6 (1.22%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.22%) C
13 5 (1.02%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.41%) VBScript
14 2 (0.41%) VB
15 1 (0.20%) XAML
15 1 (0.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 46 (9.37%) Degree
2 9 (1.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.43%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.81%) MCSE
5 3 (0.61%) HP APS
6 2 (0.41%) MCTS
6 2 (0.41%) MCSA
7 1 (0.20%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.20%) ISEB
7 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.20%) PMP
7 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.20%) MCITP
7 1 (0.20%) MCP
7 1 (0.20%) MCSD
7 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.83%) QA
2 7 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.81%) SLA
4 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.26%) vCloud
3 15 (3.05%) vSphere
4 12 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.22%) XenApp
5 6 (1.22%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.02%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.61%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (2.85%) Puppet
3 13 (2.65%) ZABBIX
4 7 (1.43%) SCCM
5 4 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.81%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.61%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.41%) Control-M
7 2 (0.41%) SCOM
8 1 (0.20%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.20%) WSUS
8 1 (0.20%) Foglight
Vendors
1 214 (43.58%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.13%) Oracle
3 31 (6.31%) Tableau
4 27 (5.50%) Business Objects
5 24 (4.89%) VMware
6 18 (3.67%) HP
7 15 (3.05%) Perforce
8 14 (2.85%) Citrix
8 14 (2.85%) Cognos
9 13 (2.65%) New Relic
9 13 (2.65%) AppDynamics
10 12 (2.44%) SAP
11 11 (2.24%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.83%) Telerik
13 6 (1.22%) Remedy
13 6 (1.22%) 3PAR
13 6 (1.22%) Red Gate
14 5 (1.02%) Google
14 5 (1.02%) Greenplum
14 5 (1.02%) BMC
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