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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 218 246 376
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +130
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 220 199 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.90% 0.79% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.02% 3.47% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 163 21
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£385 £410 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.09% +15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
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 £21.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-33.07% -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
5475 5742 5419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.36% 22.85% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3778 3983 3589
Average daily rate £435 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 35 67
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.90 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £59.87 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +35 55 £425 +14.09% 18
Bromley - 3 £320 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £276 - 1
Croydon -8 1 £375 +20.77% 2
Dagenham - - - - 1
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
SQL Server 2012
England

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 416 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 284 (68.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 236 (56.73%) SQL
4 195 (46.88%) .NET
5 176 (42.31%) C#
6 148 (35.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 139 (33.41%) Microsoft
8 124 (29.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 101 (24.28%) T-SQL
10 95 (22.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 91 (21.88%) ASP.NET
12 90 (21.63%) Windows
13 89 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
14 85 (20.43%) SQL Server 2005
14 85 (20.43%) MVC
15 80 (19.23%) MS Excel
16 74 (17.79%) Business Intelligence
17 73 (17.55%) Finance
18 63 (15.14%) SharePoint
19 62 (14.90%) ETL
20 59 (14.18%) Data Warehouse
21 55 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
21 55 (13.22%) ASP.NET MVC
22 53 (12.74%) .NET Framework
23 51 (12.26%) CSS
24 49 (11.78%) HTML
25 46 (11.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
25 46 (11.06%) Performance Tuning
26 45 (10.82%) JavaScript
27 44 (10.58%) jQuery

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 63 (15.14%) SharePoint
2 27 (6.49%) SharePoint 2010
3 25 (6.01%) SharePoint 2013
4 16 (3.85%) IIS
5 11 (2.64%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (2.40%) CMS
7 6 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.96%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.72%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.72%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.72%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.72%) EPiServer CMS
10 2 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.48%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.24%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 80 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.40%) InfoPath
3 9 (2.16%) PowerPivot
3 9 (2.16%) MS Office
4 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.48%) MS Project
5 1 (0.24%) SPSS
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.48%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.48%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.24%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.24%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.24%) Gitorious
3 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.16%) SAN
2 7 (1.68%) Firewall
3 5 (1.20%) Internet
4 4 (0.96%) DMZ
4 4 (0.96%) LDAP
5 2 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.48%) HTTP
5 2 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.24%) DHCP
6 1 (0.24%) DNS
6 1 (0.24%) IPv4
6 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 416 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 284 (68.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 148 (35.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 124 (29.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 95 (22.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 85 (20.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 59 (14.18%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (7.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 23 (5.53%) Oracle Database
10 22 (5.29%) DTS
11 18 (4.33%) Relational Database
12 17 (4.09%) SQL Server 2000
12 17 (4.09%) OLAP
13 15 (3.61%) RDBMS
14 14 (3.37%) Oracle Database 10g
15 12 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (2.88%) MS Access
15 12 (2.88%) Data Mining
16 8 (1.92%) Data Mart
16 8 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (8.89%) Visual Studio
2 24 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (3.85%) Subversion
3 16 (3.85%) MSTest
4 12 (2.88%) Rhino Mocks
5 10 (2.40%) Visual Studio Team System
5 10 (2.40%) SpecFlow
5 10 (2.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (1.92%) NSubstitute
7 7 (1.68%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.20%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.96%) Selenium
10 3 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.72%) NUnit
11 2 (0.48%) Moq
11 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 2 (0.48%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.48%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.24%) Trac
General
1 73 (17.55%) Finance
2 36 (8.65%) Banking
3 32 (7.69%) Front Office
4 18 (4.33%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.40%) Retail
6 9 (2.16%) Back Office
7 8 (1.92%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.68%) Advertising
9 5 (1.20%) Publishing
10 4 (0.96%) Law
10 4 (0.96%) Games
11 3 (0.72%) Marketing
12 2 (0.48%) Billing
12 2 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.48%) German Language
12 2 (0.48%) Legal
12 2 (0.48%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 230 (55.29%) Developer
2 81 (19.47%) C# Developer
3 75 (18.03%) .NET Developer
4 68 (16.35%) DBA
5 61 (14.66%) SQL Developer
6 53 (12.74%) SQL DBA
7 52 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 46 (11.06%) Senior Developer
9 42 (10.10%) Analyst
10 33 (7.93%) SQL Server DBA
11 29 (6.97%) Senior .NET Developer
12 28 (6.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 25 (6.01%) Senior C# Developer
14 23 (5.53%) Senior SQL Developer
15 18 (4.33%) Architect
16 16 (3.85%) SQL Server Developer
17 15 (3.61%) ASP.NET Developer
17 15 (3.61%) Applications Support
17 15 (3.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 13 (3.13%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (46.88%) .NET
2 91 (21.88%) ASP.NET
3 55 (13.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 53 (12.74%) .NET Framework
5 51 (12.26%) CSS
6 49 (11.78%) HTML
7 46 (11.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 44 (10.58%) jQuery
9 43 (10.34%) WCF
10 29 (6.97%) HTML5
11 25 (6.01%) WPF
12 22 (5.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 20 (4.81%) MDX
14 17 (4.09%) XML
15 16 (3.85%) Web Services
16 15 (3.61%) Ajax
17 12 (2.88%) LINQ
17 12 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 11 (2.64%) NHibernate
19 10 (2.40%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.77%) Clustering
3 23 (5.53%) Replication
4 22 (5.29%) NHS
5 12 (2.88%) Data Integration
6 11 (2.64%) Visualisation
7 7 (1.68%) Hedge funds
7 7 (1.68%) Statistics
7 7 (1.68%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (0.96%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.72%) Derivative
11 2 (0.48%) Online Games
11 2 (0.48%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.48%) Social Media
11 2 (0.48%) Open Source
11 2 (0.48%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.48%) GIS
11 2 (0.48%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 90 (21.63%) Windows
2 55 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (7.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (6.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (4.57%) Windows 7
6 10 (2.40%) Linux
7 8 (1.92%) UNIX
8 7 (1.68%) Windows 8
8 7 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.72%) AIX
9 3 (0.72%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.48%) CentOS
10 2 (0.48%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.24%) Android
11 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (20.43%) MVC
3 74 (17.79%) Business Intelligence
4 62 (14.90%) ETL
5 46 (11.06%) Performance Tuning
6 38 (9.13%) Migration
7 36 (8.65%) Scrum
8 31 (7.45%) TDD
9 25 (6.01%) ITIL
9 25 (6.01%) OO
10 21 (5.05%) Data Modelling
10 21 (5.05%) Capacity Planning
11 18 (4.33%) E-Commerce
12 17 (4.09%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (3.85%) Workflow
13 16 (3.85%) Server Monitoring
14 14 (3.37%) Unit Testing
14 14 (3.37%) CRM
15 13 (3.13%) Asset Management
16 12 (2.88%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 236 (56.73%) SQL
2 176 (42.31%) C#
3 101 (24.28%) T-SQL
4 45 (10.82%) JavaScript
5 22 (5.29%) PowerShell
6 15 (3.61%) VBA
7 9 (2.16%) Java
8 7 (1.68%) VBScript
8 7 (1.68%) Perl
9 5 (1.20%) PHP
9 5 (1.20%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.20%) Python
9 5 (1.20%) Ruby
10 4 (0.96%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (0.72%) VB
11 3 (0.72%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.48%) VB6
12 2 (0.48%) Korn
12 2 (0.48%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 30 (7.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (4.09%) MCITP
3 12 (2.88%) Degree
4 10 (2.40%) MCTS
4 10 (2.40%) MCDBA
5 9 (2.16%) MCSA
5 9 (2.16%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.92%) MCSE
7 4 (0.96%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.96%) OCP
7 4 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (0.96%) MCT
8 2 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 2 (0.48%) VCP5
9 1 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.24%) MCP
9 1 (0.24%) MCSD
9 1 (0.24%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.64%) QA
2 4 (0.96%) SLA
3 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (7.21%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.16%) VMware ESX
4 7 (1.68%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.72%) vCloud
5 3 (0.72%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.24%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 9 (2.16%) SCCM
1 9 (2.16%) SCOM
2 7 (1.68%) AppDNA
2 7 (1.68%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.96%) ZABBIX
4 3 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.72%) Puppet
5 2 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.48%) Ionix
5 2 (0.48%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.24%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.24%) logstash
6 1 (0.24%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.24%) Nagios
6 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.24%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 139 (33.41%) Microsoft
2 34 (8.17%) Oracle
3 27 (6.49%) VMware
4 17 (4.09%) Business Objects
5 14 (3.37%) Tableau
6 12 (2.88%) Citrix
7 11 (2.64%) SAP
8 10 (2.40%) Sybase
9 7 (1.68%) Cognos
9 7 (1.68%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.44%) IBM
11 5 (1.20%) Murex
11 5 (1.20%) Sun
11 5 (1.20%) Lattice Semiconductor
12 4 (0.96%) Infor
12 4 (0.96%) Twitter
13 3 (0.72%) New Relic
13 3 (0.72%) Facebook
13 3 (0.72%) i2
13 3 (0.72%) Cisco
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