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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 270 190 223
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +33
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 170 280 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.78% 1.25% 0.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.29% 5.22% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 224 167
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £60.00 - £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
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
5163 5366 5423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.79% 24.03% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3639 3866 3951
Median daily rate £500 £470 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 39
Median hourly rate £42.00 £21.98 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.12% -25.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -20.50%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 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 5 December 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the London region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

SQL Server 2012 Hourly Rate Histogram in London

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the London region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -22 35 £425 -9.57% 10
Westminster - 2 £373 -
Lewisham - 2 £325 -
Croydon -15 1 £300 -20.00% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £375 - 2
Uxbridge - 1 - -
SQL Server 2012
England

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 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 London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 350 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 243 (69.43%) SQL
3 183 (52.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 171 (48.86%) Microsoft
5 141 (40.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 134 (38.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 132 (37.71%) C#
8 131 (37.43%) .NET
9 129 (36.86%) Business Intelligence
10 117 (33.43%) T-SQL
11 113 (32.29%) Data Warehouse
12 107 (30.57%) Windows
12 107 (30.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 98 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
14 97 (27.71%) ETL
15 92 (26.29%) SQL Server 2014
16 79 (22.57%) Finance
17 67 (19.14%) MVC
18 63 (18.00%) ASP.NET
19 59 (16.86%) JavaScript
19 59 (16.86%) Team Foundation Server
20 58 (16.57%) .NET Framework
21 57 (16.29%) Visual Studio
22 49 (14.00%) MS Excel
22 49 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
23 48 (13.71%) HTML
24 47 (13.43%) Windows Server
25 45 (12.86%) TDD
26 41 (11.71%) Windows Server 2012
27 40 (11.43%) Scrum

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in 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 33 (9.43%) SharePoint
2 27 (7.71%) IIS
3 19 (5.43%) MS Exchange
4 13 (3.71%) Tomcat
5 11 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (2.57%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (2.57%) JBoss
7 9 (2.57%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (2.00%) Apache
8 7 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.43%) Skype for Business
10 4 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.14%) CMS
11 3 (0.86%) Documentum
12 2 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 49 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.29%) MS Office
3 3 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (4.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.14%) FastStats
3 2 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.57%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (0.57%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.57%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.57%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.29%) Endur
4 1 (0.29%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.29%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.29%) SystmOne
4 1 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 49 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.00%) IaaS
4 11 (3.14%) PaaS
5 8 (2.29%) Data Lake Analytics
6 5 (1.43%) Office 365
7 4 (1.14%) GitHub
7 4 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.29%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.29%) G Suite
8 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.71%) DNS
2 9 (2.57%) DHCP
2 9 (2.57%) VPN
3 8 (2.29%) Firewall
4 5 (1.43%) SAN
4 5 (1.43%) Unified Communications
5 4 (1.14%) DMZ
5 4 (1.14%) FTP
5 4 (1.14%) NAS
5 4 (1.14%) SSL
6 3 (0.86%) VLAN
7 2 (0.57%) AMQP
7 2 (0.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (0.57%) Internet
7 2 (0.57%) Intranet
7 2 (0.57%) LAN
7 2 (0.57%) SMTP
7 2 (0.57%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.57%) WAN
8 1 (0.29%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 350 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 183 (52.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 141 (40.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 134 (38.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 113 (32.29%) Data Warehouse
6 107 (30.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 92 (26.29%) SQL Server 2014
8 33 (9.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 25 (7.14%) OLAP
9 25 (7.14%) Relational Database
10 22 (6.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 22 (6.29%) Power BI
11 18 (5.14%) SQL Server 2016
12 13 (3.71%) OLAP Cube
13 12 (3.43%) PowerPivot
14 11 (3.14%) Azure SQL Database
14 11 (3.14%) QlikView
15 10 (2.86%) NoSQL
16 8 (2.29%) Data Lake
17 7 (2.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 59 (16.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 57 (16.29%) Visual Studio
3 26 (7.43%) NUnit
4 14 (4.00%) MSTest
5 11 (3.14%) Selenium
5 11 (3.14%) Subversion
6 9 (2.57%) Git (software)
6 9 (2.57%) SpecFlow
7 8 (2.29%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.71%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.71%) JIRA
9 5 (1.43%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.14%) Moq
11 3 (0.86%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.57%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.57%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.57%) NSubstitute
12 2 (0.57%) Rhino Mocks
12 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 79 (22.57%) Finance
2 32 (9.14%) Banking
3 11 (3.14%) Retail
4 9 (2.57%) Legal
5 8 (2.29%) Back Office
5 8 (2.29%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.29%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.71%) Advertising
6 6 (1.71%) Law
6 6 (1.71%) Marketing
7 3 (0.86%) Billing
7 3 (0.86%) Front Office
7 3 (0.86%) Local Government
8 2 (0.57%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) Military
9 1 (0.29%) Publishing
9 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 205 (58.57%) Developer
2 70 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 56 (16.00%) .NET Developer
4 52 (14.86%) C# Developer
5 42 (12.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 41 (11.71%) DBA
7 36 (10.29%) Architect
7 36 (10.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 36 (10.29%) SSIS Developer
8 34 (9.71%) SQL DBA
9 32 (9.14%) C# .NET Developer
10 26 (7.43%) Analyst
11 25 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 22 (6.29%) Administrator
12 22 (6.29%) Senior Developer
13 20 (5.71%) SQL BI Developer
14 18 (5.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 18 (5.14%) SSRS Developer
15 17 (4.86%) ETL Developer
15 17 (4.86%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (37.43%) .NET
2 63 (18.00%) ASP.NET
3 58 (16.57%) .NET Framework
4 48 (13.71%) HTML
5 38 (10.86%) WCF
6 37 (10.57%) Entity Framework
7 34 (9.71%) RESTful
8 33 (9.43%) jQuery
9 31 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 31 (8.86%) Web Services
10 30 (8.57%) CSS
11 29 (8.29%) MDX
12 26 (7.43%) HTML5
13 24 (6.86%) AngularJS
14 19 (5.43%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (4.57%) XML
16 15 (4.29%) WPF
17 14 (4.00%) Ajax
17 14 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 10 (2.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.86%) Clustering
3 16 (4.57%) Replication
4 11 (3.14%) Data Centre
4 11 (3.14%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.14%) NHS
5 10 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.57%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.71%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.71%) Fixed Income
7 6 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.43%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.43%) Derivative
8 5 (1.43%) Equities
9 4 (1.14%) Informatics
9 4 (1.14%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.86%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.86%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.86%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.86%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 107 (30.57%) Windows
2 47 (13.43%) Windows Server
3 41 (11.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (10.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (3.71%) Android
5 13 (3.71%) Apple iOS
6 12 (3.43%) Windows 7
7 11 (3.14%) Linux
8 8 (2.29%) Windows Phone
8 8 (2.29%) Windows Phone 8
9 6 (1.71%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.14%) CentOS
10 4 (1.14%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.14%) Unix
10 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.86%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.86%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (36.86%) Business Intelligence
2 98 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (27.71%) ETL
4 67 (19.14%) MVC
5 45 (12.86%) TDD
6 40 (11.43%) Scrum
7 29 (8.29%) CRM
7 29 (8.29%) Data Modelling
8 28 (8.00%) OO
9 27 (7.71%) Performance Tuning
10 23 (6.57%) SOA
11 22 (6.29%) Analytics
12 18 (5.14%) Unit Testing
13 17 (4.86%) Kimball Methodology
14 16 (4.57%) Business Analysis
14 16 (4.57%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (4.57%) MVVM
15 15 (4.29%) Data Management
15 15 (4.29%) E-Commerce
15 15 (4.29%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 243 (69.43%) SQL
2 132 (37.71%) C#
3 117 (33.43%) T-SQL
4 59 (16.86%) JavaScript
5 28 (8.00%) PowerShell
6 14 (4.00%) VB.NET
7 12 (3.43%) Java
8 8 (2.29%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.43%) VBA
10 4 (1.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (0.86%) VB
12 2 (0.57%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.57%) PHP
12 2 (0.57%) Python
12 2 (0.57%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.57%) VBScript
13 1 (0.29%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.29%) R
13 1 (0.29%) Scala
13 1 (0.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (4.00%) Degree
2 12 (3.43%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.57%) MCSE
5 6 (1.71%) MCTS
6 5 (1.43%) CCNA
6 5 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.43%) MCSD
6 5 (1.43%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.14%) PMP
8 3 (0.86%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.86%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.57%) MCITP
9 2 (0.57%) MCSA
10 1 (0.29%) OCP
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.29%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.43%) QA
2 9 (2.57%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.00%) SLA
4 2 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.29%) MiFID
System Software
1 34 (9.71%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.14%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.57%) XenApp
6 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.29%) Docker
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.29%) vCloud
6 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.29%) vSphere
6 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (2.86%) SCCM
2 9 (2.57%) SCOM
3 5 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (1.14%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (1.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (1.14%) WSUS
5 3 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.57%) Control-M
6 2 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.57%) Nagios
6 2 (0.57%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.29%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Statspack
7 1 (0.29%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.29%) SCSM
7 1 (0.29%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 171 (48.86%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.29%) Oracle
3 18 (5.14%) VMware
4 17 (4.86%) Tableau
5 8 (2.29%) IBM
6 7 (2.00%) Citrix
6 7 (2.00%) HP
7 6 (1.71%) Informatica
7 6 (1.71%) Pega
7 6 (1.71%) Symantec
8 5 (1.43%) CA
8 5 (1.43%) Teradata
9 4 (1.14%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.86%) Altiris
10 3 (0.86%) Cisco
10 3 (0.86%) EMC
10 3 (0.86%) Kofax
10 3 (0.86%) RedGate
10 3 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.86%) Telerik
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