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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 208 227 227
Rank change year-on-year
+19 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 257 219 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.07% 0.90% 0.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.52% 3.91% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 132 172
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£420 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £276 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £20.50 £48.75 £43.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.94% +12.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £22.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+64.62% -27.41%
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
5680 5600 5839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.60% 23.03% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4031 3762 4034
Average daily rate £450 £445 £434
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 41 38
Average hourly rate £27.78 £28.25 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +4.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £16.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.85 £53.00 £59.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +62 107 £438 +15.13% 12
Kingston Upon Thames -2 3 £390 +41.52%
Bromley -5 3 £380 +18.75%
Paddington - 2 £500 -
Twickenham -3 1 £325 - 1
Canary Wharf -8 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £325 -
SQL Server 2012
England

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 521 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 312 (59.88%) SQL
3 269 (51.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 238 (45.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 218 (41.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 218 (41.84%) Microsoft
6 216 (41.46%) .NET
7 203 (38.96%) C#
8 196 (37.62%) T-SQL
9 186 (35.70%) Business Intelligence
10 178 (34.17%) Finance
11 172 (33.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 166 (31.86%) Data Warehouse
13 146 (28.02%) ETL
14 136 (26.10%) Agile Software Development
15 95 (18.23%) ASP.NET
16 91 (17.47%) Windows
17 88 (16.89%) MS Excel
18 76 (14.59%) Team Foundation Server
19 74 (14.20%) JavaScript
20 73 (14.01%) HTML
21 72 (13.82%) SharePoint
22 71 (13.63%) MVC
22 71 (13.63%) MDX
23 69 (13.24%) Scrum
24 67 (12.86%) .NET Framework
25 64 (12.28%) Banking
26 61 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
27 59 (11.32%) Visual Studio
28 56 (10.75%) jQuery

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 72 (13.82%) SharePoint
2 34 (6.53%) IIS
3 31 (5.95%) SharePoint 2010
4 19 (3.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (1.92%) MS Exchange
6 9 (1.73%) Node.js
7 7 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (0.96%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.77%) NServiceBus
10 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.58%) SAS
12 2 (0.38%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.38%) CMS
12 2 (0.38%) WordPress
12 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.38%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.19%) IPython
Applications
1 88 (16.89%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.57%) PowerPivot
3 11 (2.11%) MS Office
4 5 (0.96%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.58%) FastStats
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.15%) 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
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.96%) Office 365
5 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.19%) Boomi
6 1 (0.19%) IaaS
6 1 (0.19%) SaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.88%) SAN
2 12 (2.30%) DNS
3 7 (1.34%) DHCP
4 5 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.96%) Internet
5 4 (0.77%) LDAP
6 3 (0.58%) VPN
6 3 (0.58%) SMTP
7 2 (0.38%) FTP
7 2 (0.38%) Intranet
7 2 (0.38%) Firewall
7 2 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.19%) VLAN
8 1 (0.19%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.19%) DDNS
8 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 521 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 269 (51.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 238 (45.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 218 (41.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 172 (33.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 166 (31.86%) Data Warehouse
7 41 (7.87%) BusinessObjects
8 40 (7.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 39 (7.49%) SQL Server 2005
9 39 (7.49%) QlikView
10 29 (5.57%) OLAP
11 23 (4.41%) Microsoft Power View
12 22 (4.22%) Relational Database
13 20 (3.84%) Oracle Database
14 16 (3.07%) SSDT
15 15 (2.88%) Star Schema
16 14 (2.69%) MS Access
16 14 (2.69%) Oracle Database 11g
17 12 (2.30%) ProClarity
18 11 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 76 (14.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 59 (11.32%) Visual Studio
3 23 (4.41%) Subversion
4 18 (3.45%) Git (software)
5 15 (2.88%) NUnit
6 10 (1.92%) JIRA
6 10 (1.92%) Selenium
7 9 (1.73%) ReSharper
7 9 (1.73%) Moq
8 8 (1.54%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.34%) ERwin
9 7 (1.34%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (1.15%) SpecFlow
11 5 (0.96%) MSTest
11 5 (0.96%) Grunt
12 4 (0.77%) NDepend
12 4 (0.77%) FxCop
12 4 (0.77%) StyleCop
12 4 (0.77%) MSBuild
General
1 178 (34.17%) Finance
2 64 (12.28%) Banking
3 50 (9.60%) Investment Banking
4 26 (4.99%) Retail
5 25 (4.80%) Front Office
6 14 (2.69%) Legal
7 13 (2.50%) Marketing
8 8 (1.54%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.54%) Law
9 7 (1.34%) Back Office
9 7 (1.34%) Advertising
9 7 (1.34%) Publishing
10 3 (0.58%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.38%) German Language
11 2 (0.38%) Local Government
12 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 331 (63.53%) Developer
2 96 (18.43%) SQL Developer
3 79 (15.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 60 (11.52%) .NET Developer
5 48 (9.21%) Analyst
6 46 (8.83%) DBA
7 42 (8.06%) SQL DBA
8 40 (7.68%) Senior Developer
9 38 (7.29%) SQL Server Developer
10 35 (6.72%) C# Developer
11 32 (6.14%) ETL Developer
12 29 (5.57%) Business Developer
13 26 (4.99%) SQL Server DBA
14 21 (4.03%) Consultant
15 17 (3.26%) C# .NET Developer
16 16 (3.07%) ASP.NET Developer
16 16 (3.07%) Data Warehouse Developer
17 15 (2.88%) Administrator
17 15 (2.88%) AWS Developer
18 14 (2.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (41.46%) .NET
2 95 (18.23%) ASP.NET
3 73 (14.01%) HTML
4 71 (13.63%) MDX
5 67 (12.86%) .NET Framework
6 56 (10.75%) jQuery
7 50 (9.60%) CSS
8 48 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 39 (7.49%) XML
10 38 (7.29%) HTML5
11 35 (6.72%) Web Services
12 33 (6.33%) WPF
13 30 (5.76%) ASP.NET Web API
14 29 (5.57%) WCF
15 28 (5.37%) AngularJS
16 25 (4.80%) Ajax
17 24 (4.61%) Entity Framework
18 23 (4.41%) SOAP
19 17 (3.26%) CSS3
20 15 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 61 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.95%) Clustering
3 24 (4.61%) NHS
4 19 (3.65%) Computer Science
5 18 (3.45%) Replication
6 16 (3.07%) Hedge funds
7 15 (2.88%) Mathematics
8 11 (2.11%) Visualisation
8 11 (2.11%) Fixed Income
8 11 (2.11%) Equities
8 11 (2.11%) Derivative
9 9 (1.73%) N-Tier
10 8 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
11 7 (1.34%) Grid Computing
12 6 (1.15%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 6 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.15%) Market Risk
13 5 (0.96%) Statistics
13 5 (0.96%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 91 (17.47%) Windows
2 52 (9.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 51 (9.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (2.88%) Linux
6 7 (1.34%) UNIX
7 5 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.96%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.58%) Android
8 3 (0.58%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.38%) VMS
9 2 (0.38%) AIX
9 2 (0.38%) Solaris
9 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.38%) CentOS
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (35.70%) Business Intelligence
2 146 (28.02%) ETL
3 136 (26.10%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (13.63%) MVC
5 69 (13.24%) Scrum
6 52 (9.98%) TDD
7 46 (8.83%) Kimball Methodology
8 43 (8.25%) Data Modelling
9 30 (5.76%) Migration
10 29 (5.57%) Configuration Management
10 29 (5.57%) Performance Tuning
10 29 (5.57%) SDLC
11 23 (4.41%) Change Management
12 20 (3.84%) ITIL
12 20 (3.84%) ETL Development
12 20 (3.84%) Dimensional Modelling
13 19 (3.65%) E-Commerce
14 18 (3.45%) Unit Testing
14 18 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (3.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 312 (59.88%) SQL
2 203 (38.96%) C#
3 196 (37.62%) T-SQL
4 74 (14.20%) JavaScript
5 39 (7.49%) PowerShell
6 33 (6.33%) VB.NET
7 16 (3.07%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 13 (2.50%) VBA
9 10 (1.92%) Python
9 10 (1.92%) Java
10 8 (1.54%) Perl
10 8 (1.54%) PHP
11 7 (1.34%) Ruby
11 7 (1.34%) VB
12 6 (1.15%) VBScript
12 6 (1.15%) C
13 5 (0.96%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.96%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.38%) C++
14 2 (0.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 42 (8.06%) Degree
2 7 (1.34%) SC Cleared
2 7 (1.34%) Security Cleared
2 7 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.77%) HP APS
4 2 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (0.38%) MCTS
4 2 (0.38%) MCSE
5 1 (0.19%) MCSA
5 1 (0.19%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.19%) MCP
5 1 (0.19%) MCSD
5 1 (0.19%) MCITP
5 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.92%) QA
2 8 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.38%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (4.22%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.30%) vSphere
3 8 (1.54%) XenApp
4 5 (0.96%) XenDesktop
4 5 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.96%) vCloud
5 4 (0.77%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.58%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.38%) HDFS
8 1 (0.19%) GPFS
8 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (1.34%) Control-M
2 6 (1.15%) SCCM
2 6 (1.15%) Puppet
2 6 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.96%) Data Guard
3 5 (0.96%) ZABBIX
3 5 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.58%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.38%) SCOM
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.19%) logstash
6 1 (0.19%) Kibana
6 1 (0.19%) Chukwa
6 1 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.19%) WSUS
6 1 (0.19%) Foglight
6 1 (0.19%) Nagios
Vendors
1 218 (41.84%) Microsoft
2 45 (8.64%) Oracle
3 28 (5.37%) Tableau
4 27 (5.18%) VMware
5 20 (3.84%) Cognos
6 19 (3.65%) SAP
7 14 (2.69%) HP
8 13 (2.50%) Citrix
9 8 (1.54%) BMC
9 8 (1.54%) Perforce
10 7 (1.34%) Red Gate
11 6 (1.15%) SolarWinds
11 6 (1.15%) 3PAR
11 6 (1.15%) NetApp
11 6 (1.15%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.15%) Remedy
11 6 (1.15%) IBM
12 5 (0.96%) Dell
12 5 (0.96%) Greenplum
12 5 (0.96%) Netezza
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