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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 176 228 265
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +37
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 277 200 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.22% 0.86% 0.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.32% 3.83% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 156 110
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £607
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.83 - £51.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-52.50% +45.45%
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
5205 5225 4789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.01% 22.37% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3652 3709 3276
Average daily rate £450 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 25 58
Average hourly rate £28.66 £27.50 £23.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.20% +18.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £15.70 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £125.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +13.04%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +44 80 £415 +10.66% 22
Canary Wharf -5 6 £475 -
Croydon - 4 £338 - 1
Twickenham - 2 - -
Docklands, London -4 1 £425 -5.55%
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 28 May 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.

1 462 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 261 (56.49%) SQL
3 233 (50.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 216 (46.75%) .NET
5 215 (46.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 201 (43.51%) Microsoft
7 183 (39.61%) C#
8 169 (36.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 155 (33.55%) T-SQL
10 149 (32.25%) Agile Software Development
11 146 (31.60%) Business Intelligence
12 136 (29.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 126 (27.27%) Finance
14 125 (27.06%) Data Warehouse
15 109 (23.59%) ETL
16 103 (22.29%) ASP.NET
17 86 (18.61%) Windows
18 83 (17.97%) MVC
19 82 (17.75%) JavaScript
20 80 (17.32%) MS Excel
21 76 (16.45%) Scrum
21 76 (16.45%) .NET Framework
22 69 (14.94%) jQuery
22 69 (14.94%) HTML
23 65 (14.07%) Visual Studio
23 65 (14.07%) Team Foundation Server
24 62 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
25 58 (12.55%) Banking
26 56 (12.12%) SharePoint
27 55 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 56 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 40 (8.66%) IIS
3 14 (3.03%) OpenStack
4 13 (2.81%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (2.16%) Node.js
7 8 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.52%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.52%) CMS
9 6 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.08%) SAS
11 4 (0.87%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.65%) EPiServer CMS
13 2 (0.43%) Apache
13 2 (0.43%) ColdFusion
14 1 (0.22%) Lync
14 1 (0.22%) Kentico
14 1 (0.22%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 80 (17.32%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.41%) PowerPivot
3 12 (2.60%) MS Office
4 2 (0.43%) MS Project
4 2 (0.43%) SPSS
5 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.43%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.22%) Movex
3 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.65%) IaaS
4 3 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.43%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.22%) Office 365
6 1 (0.22%) Boomi
6 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.33%) Internet
2 11 (2.38%) SAN
3 6 (1.30%) VPN
4 5 (1.08%) DNS
5 4 (0.87%) Firewall
6 3 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.43%) DHCP
7 2 (0.43%) SMTP
8 1 (0.22%) VoIP
8 1 (0.22%) Intranet
8 1 (0.22%) LDAP
8 1 (0.22%) DDNS
8 1 (0.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 462 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 233 (50.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 215 (46.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 169 (36.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 136 (29.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 125 (27.06%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (7.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 29 (6.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 22 (4.76%) QlikView
9 22 (4.76%) Relational Database
10 21 (4.55%) OLAP
11 19 (4.11%) Microsoft Power View
12 13 (2.81%) SSDT
13 12 (2.60%) Star Schema
14 11 (2.38%) RDBMS
15 10 (2.16%) Oracle Database
16 9 (1.95%) Big Data
17 8 (1.73%) BusinessObjects XI
17 8 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
17 8 (1.73%) DB2
Development Applications
1 65 (14.07%) Visual Studio
1 65 (14.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (6.28%) Subversion
3 20 (4.33%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.81%) NUnit
5 7 (1.52%) Selenium
6 6 (1.30%) Rhino Mocks
6 6 (1.30%) Moq
6 6 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (1.08%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.08%) Grunt
7 5 (1.08%) JIRA
8 4 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.65%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.65%) JSHint
9 3 (0.65%) Bower
9 3 (0.65%) ERwin
9 3 (0.65%) FxCop
9 3 (0.65%) StyleCop
9 3 (0.65%) MSTest
General
1 126 (27.27%) Finance
2 58 (12.55%) Banking
3 51 (11.04%) Investment Banking
4 25 (5.41%) Retail
5 20 (4.33%) Front Office
6 11 (2.38%) Back Office
7 10 (2.16%) Legal
8 6 (1.30%) Marketing
8 6 (1.30%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.87%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.65%) Law
10 3 (0.65%) Advertising
10 3 (0.65%) Publishing
11 2 (0.43%) German Language
12 1 (0.22%) Automotive
12 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 286 (61.90%) Developer
2 79 (17.10%) SQL Developer
3 69 (14.94%) .NET Developer
4 52 (11.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 49 (10.61%) C# Developer
6 41 (8.87%) Analyst
7 37 (8.01%) DBA
8 35 (7.58%) SQL DBA
9 31 (6.71%) Senior Developer
10 30 (6.49%) C# .NET Developer
11 21 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
12 20 (4.33%) Architect
13 19 (4.11%) ASP.NET Developer
13 19 (4.11%) AWS Developer
14 16 (3.46%) ETL Developer
15 14 (3.03%) SQL Server DBA
15 14 (3.03%) Consultant
15 14 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
16 13 (2.81%) Administrator
16 13 (2.81%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (46.75%) .NET
2 103 (22.29%) ASP.NET
3 76 (16.45%) .NET Framework
4 69 (14.94%) jQuery
4 69 (14.94%) HTML
5 55 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 54 (11.69%) XML
7 50 (10.82%) CSS
8 43 (9.31%) MDX
8 43 (9.31%) HTML5
9 40 (8.66%) Web Services
10 38 (8.23%) WPF
11 36 (7.79%) Entity Framework
12 35 (7.58%) Ajax
12 35 (7.58%) WCF
13 30 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
14 25 (5.41%) SOAP
14 25 (5.41%) LINQ
15 19 (4.11%) AngularJS
15 19 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 62 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 21 (4.55%) Clustering
3 16 (3.46%) NHS
4 14 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
5 11 (2.38%) Hedge funds
5 11 (2.38%) Equities
6 10 (2.16%) Replication
6 10 (2.16%) N-Tier
7 9 (1.95%) Fixed Income
7 9 (1.95%) Derivative
8 7 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (1.52%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.52%) Data Integration
9 6 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.08%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.08%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.87%) PKI
11 4 (0.87%) Market Risk
11 4 (0.87%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 86 (18.61%) Windows
2 50 (10.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (3.90%) Linux
6 10 (2.16%) CentOS
7 7 (1.52%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.65%) UNIX
8 3 (0.65%) Android
9 2 (0.43%) AIX
9 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.43%) VMS
9 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (32.25%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (31.60%) Business Intelligence
3 109 (23.59%) ETL
4 83 (17.97%) MVC
5 76 (16.45%) Scrum
6 44 (9.52%) TDD
7 41 (8.87%) Data Modelling
8 31 (6.71%) SDLC
9 30 (6.49%) OO
10 29 (6.28%) Migration
11 27 (5.84%) Analytics
12 26 (5.63%) Kimball Methodology
13 25 (5.41%) Configuration Management
14 24 (5.19%) SOA
15 21 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
15 21 (4.55%) E-Commerce
15 21 (4.55%) Change Management
16 19 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
17 18 (3.90%) DevOps
17 18 (3.90%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 261 (56.49%) SQL
2 183 (39.61%) C#
3 155 (33.55%) T-SQL
4 82 (17.75%) JavaScript
5 29 (6.28%) VB.NET
6 24 (5.19%) PowerShell
7 18 (3.90%) Python
7 18 (3.90%) Ruby
8 17 (3.68%) Java
9 16 (3.46%) Perl
10 15 (3.25%) PHP
11 9 (1.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 8 (1.73%) VBA
13 6 (1.30%) C
14 4 (0.87%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.65%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.43%) XPath
16 2 (0.43%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.43%) C++
17 1 (0.22%) R
Qualifications
1 43 (9.31%) Degree
2 11 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.95%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.08%) MCSE
6 4 (0.87%) ISEB
7 2 (0.43%) MCTS
7 2 (0.43%) HP APS
7 2 (0.43%) MCSA
7 2 (0.43%) PMP
7 2 (0.43%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.22%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.22%) MCP
8 1 (0.22%) MCSD
8 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.73%) QA
2 7 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.87%) SLA
4 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (3.46%) vCloud
2 15 (3.25%) vSphere
3 14 (3.03%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.52%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.08%) XenApp
6 5 (1.08%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.65%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.22%) HDFS
9 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (3.03%) Puppet
3 13 (2.81%) ZABBIX
4 9 (1.95%) SCCM
5 5 (1.08%) SCOM
6 2 (0.43%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.43%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.43%) Control-M
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 201 (43.51%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.84%) Tableau
3 26 (5.63%) Oracle
4 21 (4.55%) Business Objects
5 20 (4.33%) VMware
6 16 (3.46%) HP
7 15 (3.25%) Perforce
8 13 (2.81%) AppDynamics
8 13 (2.81%) New Relic
9 12 (2.60%) Telerik
9 12 (2.60%) SAP
10 11 (2.38%) Citrix
10 11 (2.38%) Red Hat
11 10 (2.16%) Cognos
12 5 (1.08%) Red Gate
12 5 (1.08%) IBM
12 5 (1.08%) Greenplum
12 5 (1.08%) Google
13 4 (0.87%) EPiServer
13 4 (0.87%) SolarWinds
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