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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 248 246 365
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +119
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 181 184 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.74% 0.74% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.36% 3.17% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 154 25
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£400 £445 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.01% +27.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £311 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £600 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £329 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.14% +1.15%
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 £42.13 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+29.61% -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
5390 5802 5127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.94% 23.24% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3873 4066 3516
Average daily rate £425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £285
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 33 33 58
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% +9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £19.00 £14.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £46.23 £47.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%

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 30 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 30 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +15 50 £425 - 28
Bromley - 5 £350 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £276 - 2
Croydon - 1 £375 - 1
Dagenham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
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 30 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.

1 396 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 256 (64.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 231 (58.33%) SQL
4 181 (45.71%) .NET
5 157 (39.65%) C#
6 150 (37.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 140 (35.35%) Microsoft
8 118 (29.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 103 (26.01%) T-SQL
10 90 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 88 (22.22%) ASP.NET
12 87 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
13 85 (21.46%) Windows
14 83 (20.96%) MS Excel
15 81 (20.45%) MVC
16 76 (19.19%) SQL Server 2005
17 70 (17.68%) Finance
18 69 (17.42%) Business Intelligence
19 65 (16.41%) SharePoint
20 60 (15.15%) ETL
21 58 (14.65%) Data Warehouse
22 56 (14.14%) .NET Framework
22 56 (14.14%) HTML
23 55 (13.89%) CSS
24 52 (13.13%) ASP.NET MVC
25 51 (12.88%) Windows Server 2008
26 50 (12.63%) jQuery
27 49 (12.37%) JavaScript
28 46 (11.62%) Performance Tuning
29 44 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 65 (16.41%) SharePoint
2 27 (6.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 26 (6.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 13 (3.28%) CMS
4 13 (3.28%) IIS
5 11 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.52%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.26%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.01%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.76%) EPiServer CMS
9 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.76%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.76%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.51%) Node.js
11 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 83 (20.96%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.03%) MS Office
2 12 (3.03%) PowerPivot
3 7 (1.77%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.51%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (0.51%) IntelliMatch
2 2 (0.51%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.25%) Adaptiv
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.25%) Office 365
3 1 (0.25%) Gitorious
3 1 (0.25%) SaaS
3 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.78%) SAN
2 8 (2.02%) Internet
3 6 (1.52%) Firewall
4 2 (0.51%) DNS
4 2 (0.51%) DHCP
4 2 (0.51%) HTTP
4 2 (0.51%) VPN
4 2 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (0.51%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.25%) NAS
5 1 (0.25%) Wireless
5 1 (0.25%) Intranet
5 1 (0.25%) DMZ
5 1 (0.25%) LDAP
5 1 (0.25%) LAN
5 1 (0.25%) WAN
5 1 (0.25%) SMTP
5 1 (0.25%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 396 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 256 (64.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 150 (37.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 118 (29.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 90 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 76 (19.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 58 (14.65%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (8.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 22 (5.56%) DTS
9 22 (5.56%) Relational Database
10 17 (4.29%) RDBMS
10 17 (4.29%) OLAP
11 15 (3.79%) SQL Server 2000
11 15 (3.79%) Data Mining
12 14 (3.54%) Oracle Database
13 13 (3.28%) SSDT
14 11 (2.78%) MS Access
15 9 (2.27%) OLAP Cube
15 9 (2.27%) MySQL
15 9 (2.27%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 40 (10.10%) Visual Studio
2 28 (7.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (4.80%) Subversion
4 17 (4.29%) MSTest
5 12 (3.03%) SpecFlow
6 11 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 11 (2.78%) Rhino Mocks
6 11 (2.78%) Git (software)
7 10 (2.53%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (2.02%) NSubstitute
9 7 (1.77%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.52%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 4 (1.01%) NUnit
12 3 (0.76%) Selenium
12 3 (0.76%) MSI
13 2 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.51%) Moq
13 2 (0.51%) MSBuild
14 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
14 1 (0.25%) Trac
General
1 70 (17.68%) Finance
2 30 (7.58%) Banking
3 20 (5.05%) Front Office
4 17 (4.29%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.78%) Back Office
6 10 (2.53%) Publishing
6 10 (2.53%) Retail
7 8 (2.02%) Advertising
8 7 (1.77%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.26%) Law
10 4 (1.01%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.01%) Games
11 3 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.76%) Legal
12 2 (0.51%) German Language
12 2 (0.51%) Marketing
12 2 (0.51%) Billing
13 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 208 (52.53%) Developer
2 64 (16.16%) DBA
3 61 (15.40%) .NET Developer
4 58 (14.65%) C# Developer
4 58 (14.65%) SQL Developer
5 51 (12.88%) SQL DBA
6 48 (12.12%) Analyst
7 39 (9.85%) Senior Developer
8 36 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 29 (7.32%) SQL Server DBA
10 25 (6.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 24 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
12 20 (5.05%) Architect
13 18 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
14 17 (4.29%) Senior SQL Developer
14 17 (4.29%) SQL Server Developer
15 16 (4.04%) Consultant
16 15 (3.79%) Applications Support
17 14 (3.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 13 (3.28%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (45.71%) .NET
2 88 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 56 (14.14%) .NET Framework
3 56 (14.14%) HTML
4 55 (13.89%) CSS
5 52 (13.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 50 (12.63%) jQuery
7 44 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 38 (9.60%) WCF
9 31 (7.83%) HTML5
10 21 (5.30%) XML
11 20 (5.05%) Ajax
12 19 (4.80%) MDX
13 15 (3.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 15 (3.79%) Web Services
14 14 (3.54%) WPF
15 11 (2.78%) CSS3
15 11 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (2.53%) NHibernate
16 10 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.58%) Replication
3 28 (7.07%) Clustering
4 18 (4.55%) NHS
5 14 (3.54%) Visualisation
6 12 (3.03%) Data Integration
7 9 (2.27%) Hedge funds
7 9 (2.27%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.77%) Statistics
9 5 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (1.01%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.76%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.76%) Online Games
11 3 (0.76%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.51%) GIS
12 2 (0.51%) Derivative
12 2 (0.51%) SecurID
12 2 (0.51%) Neural Network
12 2 (0.51%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 85 (21.46%) Windows
2 51 (12.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (5.05%) Windows 7
5 13 (3.28%) Linux
6 8 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.52%) CentOS
8 5 (1.26%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.26%) UNIX
9 4 (1.01%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.51%) AIX
11 1 (0.25%) Android
11 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (20.45%) MVC
3 69 (17.42%) Business Intelligence
4 60 (15.15%) ETL
5 46 (11.62%) Performance Tuning
6 41 (10.35%) Migration
7 40 (10.10%) Scrum
8 31 (7.83%) TDD
9 21 (5.30%) ITIL
10 20 (5.05%) OO
10 20 (5.05%) Market Making
11 19 (4.80%) Data Modelling
12 18 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
13 17 (4.29%) Server Monitoring
14 16 (4.04%) CRM
14 16 (4.04%) Unit Testing
15 14 (3.54%) Workflow
16 13 (3.28%) MVVM
17 12 (3.03%) Change Management
17 12 (3.03%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 231 (58.33%) SQL
2 157 (39.65%) C#
3 103 (26.01%) T-SQL
4 49 (12.37%) JavaScript
5 17 (4.29%) PowerShell
6 15 (3.79%) VBA
7 12 (3.03%) Java
8 10 (2.53%) Perl
9 8 (2.02%) PHP
9 8 (2.02%) Ruby
10 7 (1.77%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.77%) Python
11 5 (1.26%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.26%) VBScript
12 3 (0.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (0.76%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
12 3 (0.76%) VB6
12 3 (0.76%) XPath
12 3 (0.76%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (3.28%) MCITP
3 10 (2.53%) MCTS
4 9 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.27%) Degree
4 9 (2.27%) MCSE
5 8 (2.02%) MCDBA
6 5 (1.26%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.01%) MCT
7 4 (1.01%) MCSA
8 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.51%) VCP5
8 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 1 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.25%) MCPD
9 1 (0.25%) MCP
9 1 (0.25%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.03%) QA
2 7 (1.77%) SLA
3 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.02%) VMware ESX
4 7 (1.77%) vCloud
5 5 (1.26%) vSphere
6 4 (1.01%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.76%) XenApp
7 3 (0.76%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.25%) LiteSpeed
9 1 (0.25%) Squid
9 1 (0.25%) Xen
9 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (2.78%) SCOM
2 10 (2.53%) SCCM
3 7 (1.77%) ZABBIX
4 6 (1.52%) Puppet
4 6 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.26%) AppDNA
6 3 (0.76%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.51%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.51%) Ionix
7 2 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.25%) logstash
8 1 (0.25%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.25%) Control-M
8 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.25%) Nagios
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 140 (35.35%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.83%) VMware
3 26 (6.57%) Oracle
4 16 (4.04%) Business Objects
4 16 (4.04%) Tableau
5 14 (3.54%) Citrix
6 11 (2.78%) SAP
7 9 (2.27%) Sybase
8 8 (2.02%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.77%) Cognos
10 6 (1.52%) Sun
10 6 (1.52%) IBM
10 6 (1.52%) Perforce
10 6 (1.52%) Lattice Semiconductor
10 6 (1.52%) New Relic
11 5 (1.26%) Twitter
11 5 (1.26%) Murex
12 4 (1.01%) Telerik
12 4 (1.01%) EPiServer
12 4 (1.01%) Infor
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
North London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vadis People
Rate: £165 - £175 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Mind
Rate: £43,012 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
North West London
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago