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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 242 239 377
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +138
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 179 189 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.72% 0.76% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.30% 3.29% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 159 22
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£400 £438 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% +23.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £600 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £44.50 £29.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+43.84% -7.14%
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
5417 5750 5193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.93% 23.05% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3867 4016 3538
Average daily rate £425 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 64
Average hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -0.82%

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 October 2014.

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 October 2014. 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 +12 46 £425 +6.25% 23
Bromley - 3 £350 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £276 - 1
Croydon - 1 £375 -
Dagenham - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hornchurch - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
SQL Server 2012
England

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

1 400 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 262 (65.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 234 (58.50%) SQL
4 181 (45.25%) .NET
5 162 (40.50%) C#
6 151 (37.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 140 (35.00%) Microsoft
8 122 (30.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 105 (26.25%) T-SQL
10 91 (22.75%) Windows
10 91 (22.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 87 (21.75%) ASP.NET
12 86 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
13 83 (20.75%) MS Excel
14 82 (20.50%) MVC
15 74 (18.50%) SQL Server 2005
16 72 (18.00%) Finance
17 67 (16.75%) Business Intelligence
18 64 (16.00%) SharePoint
19 59 (14.75%) ETL
20 58 (14.50%) Data Warehouse
21 55 (13.75%) CSS
21 55 (13.75%) .NET Framework
22 54 (13.50%) Windows Server 2008
22 54 (13.50%) HTML
23 52 (13.00%) ASP.NET MVC
24 50 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
25 49 (12.25%) JavaScript
26 48 (12.00%) jQuery
27 44 (11.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 64 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 26 (6.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 25 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 14 (3.50%) IIS
5 13 (3.25%) CMS
6 11 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.50%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.25%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.00%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.00%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.75%) EPiServer CMS
11 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.50%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.25%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 83 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.00%) PowerPivot
2 12 (3.00%) MS Office
3 7 (1.75%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.50%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.50%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.50%) IntelliMatch
2 2 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.25%) Adaptiv
3 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.25%) SaaS
3 1 (0.25%) PaaS
3 1 (0.25%) Gitorious
3 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.75%) SAN
2 8 (2.00%) Internet
3 5 (1.25%) Firewall
4 2 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (0.50%) NetScaler
4 2 (0.50%) DNS
4 2 (0.50%) DHCP
4 2 (0.50%) HTTP
4 2 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.25%) NAS
5 1 (0.25%) Wireless
5 1 (0.25%) DMZ
5 1 (0.25%) LDAP
5 1 (0.25%) VPN
5 1 (0.25%) LAN
5 1 (0.25%) WAN
5 1 (0.25%) SMTP
5 1 (0.25%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 400 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 262 (65.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 151 (37.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 122 (30.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 91 (22.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 74 (18.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 58 (14.50%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (8.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 22 (5.50%) DTS
10 19 (4.75%) Relational Database
11 18 (4.50%) Oracle Database
11 18 (4.50%) OLAP
12 17 (4.25%) RDBMS
13 15 (3.75%) SQL Server 2000
14 13 (3.25%) Data Mining
15 11 (2.75%) MS Access
15 11 (2.75%) Oracle Database 10g
16 9 (2.25%) Star Schema
16 9 (2.25%) SSDT
17 8 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 38 (9.50%) Visual Studio
2 25 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (4.75%) Subversion
4 16 (4.00%) MSTest
5 11 (2.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 10 (2.50%) SpecFlow
6 10 (2.50%) Rhino Mocks
6 10 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
6 10 (2.50%) Git (software)
7 8 (2.00%) NSubstitute
8 7 (1.75%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.50%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 3 (0.75%) Selenium
10 3 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.50%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.50%) MSI
11 2 (0.50%) NUnit
12 1 (0.25%) Maven
12 1 (0.25%) JIRA
12 1 (0.25%) Moq
General
1 72 (18.00%) Finance
2 31 (7.75%) Banking
3 22 (5.50%) Front Office
4 18 (4.50%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.75%) Back Office
6 10 (2.50%) Publishing
6 10 (2.50%) Retail
7 7 (1.75%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.75%) Advertising
8 5 (1.25%) Law
8 5 (1.25%) Games
9 4 (1.00%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.75%) Legal
11 2 (0.50%) Marketing
11 2 (0.50%) German Language
11 2 (0.50%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 213 (53.25%) Developer
2 66 (16.50%) DBA
3 62 (15.50%) .NET Developer
3 62 (15.50%) C# Developer
4 61 (15.25%) SQL Developer
5 52 (13.00%) SQL DBA
6 43 (10.75%) Analyst
7 40 (10.00%) Senior Developer
8 38 (9.50%) C# .NET Developer
9 30 (7.50%) SQL Server DBA
10 26 (6.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 24 (6.00%) Senior .NET Developer
12 19 (4.75%) Architect
12 19 (4.75%) Senior C# Developer
13 18 (4.50%) Senior SQL Developer
14 17 (4.25%) SQL Server Developer
15 16 (4.00%) Consultant
16 14 (3.50%) Applications Support
16 14 (3.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 11 (2.75%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (45.25%) .NET
2 87 (21.75%) ASP.NET
3 55 (13.75%) CSS
3 55 (13.75%) .NET Framework
4 54 (13.50%) HTML
5 52 (13.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 48 (12.00%) jQuery
7 44 (11.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 38 (9.50%) WCF
9 29 (7.25%) HTML5
10 21 (5.25%) MDX
10 21 (5.25%) XML
11 19 (4.75%) Ajax
12 16 (4.00%) WPF
13 15 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 14 (3.50%) Web Services
15 11 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 10 (2.50%) CSS3
16 10 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.00%) Replication
3 23 (5.75%) Clustering
4 20 (5.00%) NHS
5 12 (3.00%) Data Integration
6 11 (2.75%) Visualisation
7 9 (2.25%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.25%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.75%) Statistics
9 5 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.75%) Derivative
10 3 (0.75%) Online Games
10 3 (0.75%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.75%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.50%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.50%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.50%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.50%) GIS
11 2 (0.50%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 91 (22.75%) Windows
2 54 (13.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (6.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (4.75%) Windows 7
6 13 (3.25%) Linux
7 8 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.50%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.25%) CentOS
9 5 (1.25%) UNIX
10 4 (1.00%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.75%) AIX
12 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (20.50%) MVC
3 67 (16.75%) Business Intelligence
4 59 (14.75%) ETL
5 50 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 40 (10.00%) Migration
7 38 (9.50%) Scrum
8 31 (7.75%) TDD
9 24 (6.00%) ITIL
10 22 (5.50%) OO
11 19 (4.75%) Data Modelling
12 17 (4.25%) Server Monitoring
13 16 (4.00%) Unit Testing
13 16 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
14 15 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (3.75%) CRM
14 15 (3.75%) Kimball Methodology
15 14 (3.50%) Workflow
16 13 (3.25%) MVVM
17 12 (3.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 234 (58.50%) SQL
2 162 (40.50%) C#
3 105 (26.25%) T-SQL
4 49 (12.25%) JavaScript
5 22 (5.50%) PowerShell
6 15 (3.75%) VBA
7 13 (3.25%) Java
8 10 (2.50%) Perl
9 8 (2.00%) PHP
9 8 (2.00%) Ruby
10 7 (1.75%) Python
11 6 (1.50%) VBScript
12 5 (1.25%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.00%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.00%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.75%) VB6
14 3 (0.75%) VB
14 3 (0.75%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
14 3 (0.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 2 (0.50%) Korn
Qualifications
1 29 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (4.50%) MCITP
3 10 (2.50%) MCTS
4 9 (2.25%) Degree
4 9 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.25%) MCSE
5 8 (2.00%) MCSA
5 8 (2.00%) MCDBA
6 5 (1.25%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.00%) OCP
7 4 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (1.00%) MCT
8 2 (0.50%) VCP5
8 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.25%) MCPD
9 1 (0.25%) MCP
9 1 (0.25%) MCSD
9 1 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.75%) QA
2 7 (1.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (7.25%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.25%) VMware ESX
4 7 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (1.50%) vCloud
6 5 (1.25%) vSphere
7 4 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (1.00%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.50%) XenApp
8 2 (0.50%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.25%) LiteSpeed
9 1 (0.25%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (2.75%) SCOM
2 10 (2.50%) SCCM
3 7 (1.75%) ZABBIX
3 7 (1.75%) Data Guard
4 6 (1.50%) AppDNA
4 6 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.50%) Puppet
5 3 (0.75%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.50%) Ionix
6 2 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.25%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.25%) Control-M
7 1 (0.25%) Nagios
7 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.25%) logstash
Vendors
1 140 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.75%) VMware
3 29 (7.25%) Oracle
4 16 (4.00%) Business Objects
5 14 (3.50%) Citrix
6 13 (3.25%) Tableau
7 11 (2.75%) SAP
8 9 (2.25%) Sybase
9 8 (2.00%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.75%) Cognos
11 6 (1.50%) New Relic
11 6 (1.50%) Sun
11 6 (1.50%) IBM
11 6 (1.50%) Perforce
11 6 (1.50%) Lattice Semiconductor
12 5 (1.25%) Murex
13 4 (1.00%) Twitter
13 4 (1.00%) EPiServer
13 4 (1.00%) Infor
13 4 (1.00%) Telerik
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