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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 222 223 310
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +87
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 193 179 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.91% 0.82% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.92% 3.60% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 128 49
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£400 £460 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.25 -
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
4922 4966 4660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.18% 22.72% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3453 3416 3250
Average daily rate £450 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 30
Average hourly rate £20.00 £43.00 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.48% +67.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £19.40 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £151.25 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +14 48 £350 -30.00% 33
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £325 -
South Croydon - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Ealing - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Enfield - - - -
SQL Server 2012
England

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 376 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 228 (60.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 209 (55.59%) SQL
4 172 (45.74%) .NET
5 168 (44.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 161 (42.82%) Microsoft
7 139 (36.97%) C#
8 135 (35.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 112 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
10 109 (28.99%) T-SQL
10 109 (28.99%) Business Intelligence
11 104 (27.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 89 (23.67%) ASP.NET
13 81 (21.54%) Data Warehouse
14 80 (21.28%) Finance
15 79 (21.01%) MVC
16 76 (20.21%) Windows
17 75 (19.95%) MS Excel
18 71 (18.88%) ETL
19 66 (17.55%) JavaScript
20 61 (16.22%) HTML
21 58 (15.43%) .NET Framework
22 57 (15.16%) Visual Studio
23 56 (14.89%) Scrum
23 56 (14.89%) jQuery
24 55 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
24 55 (14.63%) CSS
25 52 (13.83%) SQL Server 2005
26 51 (13.56%) TDD
27 46 (12.23%) WCF

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 45 (11.97%) SharePoint
2 23 (6.12%) IIS
3 13 (3.46%) CMS
3 13 (3.46%) OpenStack
4 11 (2.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (2.39%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.86%) EPiServer CMS
7 6 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.60%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.33%) Node.js
9 4 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.80%) SAS
10 3 (0.80%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.53%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.27%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.27%) Apache
12 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 75 (19.95%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.46%) MS Office
3 12 (3.19%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.80%) MS Project
5 2 (0.53%) SPSS
6 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.27%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 5 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.27%) Movex
3 1 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.53%) SaaS
4 1 (0.27%) PaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.27%) Office 365
4 1 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.79%) Internet
2 9 (2.39%) Firewall
3 7 (1.86%) SAN
3 7 (1.86%) VPN
4 5 (1.33%) DNS
5 4 (1.06%) DHCP
6 3 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.53%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.53%) VLAN
8 1 (0.27%) LAN
8 1 (0.27%) VoIP
8 1 (0.27%) WAN
8 1 (0.27%) SMTP
8 1 (0.27%) FTP
8 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.27%) SSL
8 1 (0.27%) MPLS
8 1 (0.27%) Intranet
8 1 (0.27%) KiloStream
8 1 (0.27%) MegaStream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 376 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 228 (60.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 168 (44.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 135 (35.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 104 (27.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 81 (21.54%) Data Warehouse
7 52 (13.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 27 (7.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 25 (6.65%) Relational Database
10 16 (4.26%) QlikView
10 16 (4.26%) OLAP
11 13 (3.46%) SSDT
12 10 (2.66%) Oracle Database
12 10 (2.66%) RDBMS
12 10 (2.66%) Star Schema
13 8 (2.13%) OLAP Cube
13 8 (2.13%) DTS
13 8 (2.13%) MS Access
14 7 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (1.86%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 57 (15.16%) Visual Studio
2 46 (12.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (5.32%) NUnit
4 17 (4.52%) Subversion
5 16 (4.26%) Git (software)
6 15 (3.99%) Rhino Mocks
7 11 (2.93%) SpecFlow
8 9 (2.39%) MSTest
9 7 (1.86%) Moq
9 7 (1.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (1.60%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 5 (1.33%) MSI
11 5 (1.33%) Selenium
12 4 (1.06%) NSubstitute
12 4 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (0.80%) ReSharper
13 3 (0.80%) Grunt
13 3 (0.80%) Jenkins
14 2 (0.53%) JSHint
14 2 (0.53%) Bower
General
1 80 (21.28%) Finance
2 29 (7.71%) Banking
3 24 (6.38%) Investment Banking
4 13 (3.46%) Front Office
5 10 (2.66%) Retail
6 8 (2.13%) Back Office
7 5 (1.33%) Publishing
7 5 (1.33%) Legal
7 5 (1.33%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.80%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.53%) Games
9 2 (0.53%) Law
9 2 (0.53%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.27%) Automotive
10 1 (0.27%) Marketing
10 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 217 (57.71%) Developer
2 66 (17.55%) .NET Developer
3 52 (13.83%) DBA
4 51 (13.56%) C# Developer
5 49 (13.03%) SQL Developer
6 48 (12.77%) SQL DBA
7 37 (9.84%) C# .NET Developer
8 34 (9.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 33 (8.78%) Analyst
10 19 (5.05%) Architect
10 19 (5.05%) SQL Server DBA
10 19 (5.05%) Microsoft Developer
11 17 (4.52%) Senior Developer
11 17 (4.52%) Consultant
12 16 (4.26%) Administrator
13 13 (3.46%) DevOps Engineer
14 12 (3.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (3.19%) ASP.NET Developer
15 11 (2.93%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 11 (2.93%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (45.74%) .NET
2 89 (23.67%) ASP.NET
3 61 (16.22%) HTML
4 58 (15.43%) .NET Framework
5 56 (14.89%) jQuery
6 55 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 55 (14.63%) CSS
7 46 (12.23%) WCF
8 42 (11.17%) HTML5
9 37 (9.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 35 (9.31%) XML
11 30 (7.98%) Ajax
12 27 (7.18%) Web Services
13 23 (6.12%) LINQ
13 23 (6.12%) CSS3
14 22 (5.85%) WPF
14 22 (5.85%) ASP.NET Web API
15 21 (5.59%) MDX
16 18 (4.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 15 (3.99%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.05%) Replication
3 16 (4.26%) Clustering
4 14 (3.72%) NHS
5 12 (3.19%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.66%) Visualisation
7 8 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (1.86%) N-Tier
8 7 (1.86%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.33%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.06%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.06%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.06%) User Experience
10 4 (1.06%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.06%) Derivative
10 4 (1.06%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.80%) PKI
11 3 (0.80%) Social Media
11 3 (0.80%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 76 (20.21%) Windows
2 41 (10.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (4.52%) Linux
5 14 (3.72%) CentOS
5 14 (3.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (2.93%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.80%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.53%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.27%) AIX
10 1 (0.27%) Solaris
10 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (28.99%) Business Intelligence
3 79 (21.01%) MVC
4 71 (18.88%) ETL
5 56 (14.89%) Scrum
6 51 (13.56%) TDD
7 39 (10.37%) Migration
8 33 (8.78%) Performance Tuning
9 30 (7.98%) OO
10 27 (7.18%) Analytics
11 22 (5.85%) BDD
12 21 (5.59%) MVVM
13 20 (5.32%) Configuration Management
14 19 (5.05%) SOA
14 19 (5.05%) Kimball Methodology
15 18 (4.79%) Dependency Injection
16 17 (4.52%) Kanban
17 16 (4.26%) Unit Testing
17 16 (4.26%) Data Modelling
18 14 (3.72%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 209 (55.59%) SQL
2 139 (36.97%) C#
3 109 (28.99%) T-SQL
4 66 (17.55%) JavaScript
5 18 (4.79%) VB.NET
6 16 (4.26%) Python
6 16 (4.26%) VBA
6 16 (4.26%) Java
7 15 (3.99%) PowerShell
7 15 (3.99%) Ruby
8 13 (3.46%) Perl
8 13 (3.46%) PHP
9 9 (2.39%) C++
10 5 (1.33%) XPath
10 5 (1.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 4 (1.06%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.53%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
12 2 (0.53%) R
12 2 (0.53%) VB6
12 2 (0.53%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 18 (4.79%) Degree
1 18 (4.79%) VCP4
2 12 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.33%) ISEB
4 5 (1.33%) MCSE
5 3 (0.80%) PMP
5 3 (0.80%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.80%) MCTS
5 3 (0.80%) MCITP
5 3 (0.80%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.53%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.27%) MCSA
7 1 (0.27%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.66%) QA
2 7 (1.86%) SLA
3 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 18 (4.79%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.52%) vCloud
3 16 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.26%) vSphere
4 8 (2.13%) XenApp
5 7 (1.86%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.60%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.33%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.53%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.27%) Squid
10 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (3.46%) Puppet
3 11 (2.93%) ZABBIX
4 5 (1.33%) SCOM
5 3 (0.80%) SCCM
6 1 (0.27%) Control-M
6 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 161 (42.82%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.65%) VMware
3 22 (5.85%) Tableau
4 17 (4.52%) Oracle
5 13 (3.46%) Citrix
6 12 (3.19%) Red Hat
7 11 (2.93%) Perforce
7 11 (2.93%) Telerik
7 11 (2.93%) New Relic
7 11 (2.93%) AppDynamics
8 9 (2.39%) EPiServer
9 8 (2.13%) Business Objects
9 8 (2.13%) HP
10 6 (1.60%) SAP
11 4 (1.06%) Nintex
11 4 (1.06%) Lattice Semiconductor
11 4 (1.06%) Brocade
11 4 (1.06%) Google
11 4 (1.06%) Sybase
12 3 (0.80%) Ab Initio
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