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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 230 154 234
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +80
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 219 346 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.95% 1.54% 0.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.01% 6.33% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 270 167
Average daily rate £425 £408 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -9.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.83 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-22.33% -32.23%
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
5456 5462 5428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.70% 24.35% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3971 3803 3817
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £312 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 29
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £15.35 £16.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £90.50 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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 -11 40 £425 +2.40% 17
Canary Wharf +5 4 £480 +1.05%
Chessington +4 1 - -
Croydon -14 1 - - 2
Westminster - 1 £440 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £303 -
SQL Server 2012
England

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 460 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 319 (69.35%) SQL
3 224 (48.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 197 (42.83%) Microsoft
5 196 (42.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 174 (37.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 169 (36.74%) .NET
8 158 (34.35%) C#
9 148 (32.17%) T-SQL
10 125 (27.17%) Windows
11 124 (26.96%) Business Intelligence
12 114 (24.78%) Finance
13 113 (24.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 98 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
15 94 (20.43%) SQL Server 2014
16 93 (20.22%) .NET Framework
17 84 (18.26%) ETL
17 84 (18.26%) MS Excel
18 83 (18.04%) Data Warehouse
18 83 (18.04%) SQL Server 2005
19 74 (16.09%) ASP.NET
20 72 (15.65%) Performance Tuning
21 62 (13.48%) MVC
21 62 (13.48%) Data Modelling
22 61 (13.26%) HTML
22 61 (13.26%) Banking
23 60 (13.04%) Windows Server
24 57 (12.39%) Migration
25 55 (11.96%) JavaScript
26 52 (11.30%) TDD

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 50 (10.87%) IIS
2 40 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 23 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 20 (4.35%) MS Exchange
5 16 (3.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.74%) SAS
9 7 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (1.52%) Skype for Business
10 6 (1.30%) NServiceBus
11 4 (0.87%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.87%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.87%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.43%) Apache
13 2 (0.43%) Confluence
13 2 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.43%) Node.js
13 2 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 84 (18.26%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.22%) MS Office
3 6 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.43%) MS Project
5 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.30%) Unit4 Business World
2 5 (1.09%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) Endur
3 1 (0.22%) FastStats
3 1 (0.22%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.22%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 34 (7.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.70%) Office 365
4 9 (1.96%) OneDrive
4 9 (1.96%) Yammer
5 2 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.43%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.22%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.22%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.91%) Internet
2 15 (3.26%) SAN
3 10 (2.17%) Intranet
4 9 (1.96%) DNS
4 9 (1.96%) Firewall
4 9 (1.96%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.52%) Ethernet
6 5 (1.09%) HTTP
7 4 (0.87%) DHCP
8 3 (0.65%) Extranet
8 3 (0.65%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.65%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.65%) NAS
8 3 (0.65%) VoIP
9 2 (0.43%) WAN
9 2 (0.43%) Wireless
10 1 (0.22%) H.323
10 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.22%) ISDN
10 1 (0.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 460 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 224 (48.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 196 (42.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 174 (37.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 113 (24.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 94 (20.43%) SQL Server 2014
7 83 (18.04%) Data Warehouse
7 83 (18.04%) SQL Server 2005
8 23 (5.00%) OLAP
9 21 (4.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 19 (4.13%) Relational Database
11 18 (3.91%) QlikView
12 16 (3.48%) NoSQL
13 13 (2.83%) Data Mart
13 13 (2.83%) Oracle Database
13 13 (2.83%) SQL Server 2000
14 11 (2.39%) PerformancePoint
15 10 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
15 10 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (2.17%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 32 (6.96%) NUnit
2 31 (6.74%) Visual Studio
3 22 (4.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (4.13%) Git (software)
4 19 (4.13%) MSTest
5 13 (2.83%) TeamCity
6 11 (2.39%) SpecFlow
7 10 (2.17%) Moq
7 10 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (1.74%) Rhino Mocks
9 6 (1.30%) MSBuild
10 5 (1.09%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.09%) Subversion
11 4 (0.87%) Bower
11 4 (0.87%) ERwin
11 4 (0.87%) Grunt
11 4 (0.87%) gulp
11 4 (0.87%) ReSharper
12 3 (0.65%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (0.65%) Protractor
General
1 114 (24.78%) Finance
2 61 (13.26%) Banking
3 21 (4.57%) Investment Banking
4 20 (4.35%) Back Office
5 16 (3.48%) Front Office
5 16 (3.48%) Law
6 15 (3.26%) Legal
7 14 (3.04%) Retail
8 11 (2.39%) Marketing
9 9 (1.96%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.30%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.87%) Games
11 4 (0.87%) Hungarian Language
12 3 (0.65%) Advertising
12 3 (0.65%) Publishing
13 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 251 (54.57%) Developer
2 90 (19.57%) DBA
3 87 (18.91%) SQL Developer
4 79 (17.17%) SQL DBA
5 72 (15.65%) .NET Developer
6 62 (13.48%) SSIS Developer
7 57 (12.39%) C# Developer
8 50 (10.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 50 (10.87%) Senior Developer
9 47 (10.22%) SQL Server DBA
10 40 (8.70%) SSRS Developer
11 35 (7.61%) Administrator
11 35 (7.61%) C# .NET Developer
11 35 (7.61%) SQL Server Developer
12 32 (6.96%) Architect
13 28 (6.09%) SSAS Developer
14 25 (5.43%) ETL Developer
15 22 (4.78%) Business Developer
16 20 (4.35%) Analyst
16 20 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (36.74%) .NET
2 93 (20.22%) .NET Framework
3 74 (16.09%) ASP.NET
4 61 (13.26%) HTML
5 46 (10.00%) jQuery
6 41 (8.91%) CSS
7 40 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 38 (8.26%) Web Services
9 35 (7.61%) Entity Framework
9 35 (7.61%) HTML5
10 34 (7.39%) WCF
11 33 (7.17%) XML
12 31 (6.74%) MDX
12 31 (6.74%) RESTful
13 30 (6.52%) WPF
14 25 (5.43%) AngularJS
15 19 (4.13%) ASP.NET Web API
16 18 (3.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 17 (3.70%) CSS3
18 16 (3.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
1 50 (10.87%) Replication
2 43 (9.35%) Clustering
3 15 (3.26%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.83%) Market Risk
5 12 (2.61%) Data Integration
5 12 (2.61%) Hedge funds
6 10 (2.17%) Equities
6 10 (2.17%) NHS
6 10 (2.17%) User Experience
7 9 (1.96%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.96%) Derivative
7 9 (1.96%) Fixed Income
7 9 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.96%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.74%) EMC VNX
9 6 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (1.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 125 (27.17%) Windows
2 60 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 45 (9.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (9.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (4.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (4.13%) Linux
7 18 (3.91%) Solaris
8 17 (3.70%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.96%) Unix
10 4 (0.87%) AIX
10 4 (0.87%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.65%) Android
11 3 (0.65%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.65%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.65%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.65%) Windows Phone 8
12 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (26.96%) Business Intelligence
2 98 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (18.26%) ETL
4 72 (15.65%) Performance Tuning
5 62 (13.48%) Data Modelling
5 62 (13.48%) MVC
6 57 (12.39%) Migration
7 52 (11.30%) TDD
8 51 (11.09%) Scrum
9 49 (10.65%) OO
10 37 (8.04%) Disaster Recovery
11 36 (7.83%) High Availability
12 33 (7.17%) SOA
13 29 (6.30%) Web Development
14 28 (6.09%) Unit Testing
15 25 (5.43%) ITIL
15 25 (5.43%) OOP
16 21 (4.57%) BDD
16 21 (4.57%) Performance Monitoring
17 20 (4.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 319 (69.35%) SQL
2 158 (34.35%) C#
3 148 (32.17%) T-SQL
4 55 (11.96%) JavaScript
5 46 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 31 (6.74%) VB.NET
7 16 (3.48%) VBA
8 14 (3.04%) Python
9 13 (2.83%) Shell Script
10 11 (2.39%) C
10 11 (2.39%) VBScript
11 6 (1.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 6 (1.30%) Korn
11 6 (1.30%) Ruby
12 5 (1.09%) Perl
13 4 (0.87%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.65%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.43%) Java
15 2 (0.43%) PHP
15 2 (0.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 43 (9.35%) Degree
2 16 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.09%) CCNA
5 5 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.43%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.43%) ISEB
6 2 (0.43%) MCDBA
6 2 (0.43%) MCSA
6 2 (0.43%) MCSE
6 2 (0.43%) MCTS
6 2 (0.43%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.96%) QA
2 8 (1.74%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.52%) SLA
4 3 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.43%) DICOM
5 2 (0.43%) HL7
5 2 (0.43%) MiFID
6 1 (0.22%) Basel III
6 1 (0.22%) COBIT
6 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (8.04%) Active Directory
2 27 (5.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.17%) XenApp
4 6 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.30%) ISA Server
4 6 (1.30%) Terminal Server
5 5 (1.09%) vSphere
6 4 (0.87%) HDFS
7 3 (0.65%) Firmware
7 3 (0.65%) NFS
7 3 (0.65%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.65%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.22%) Samba
8 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (1.74%) SCCM
2 7 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (1.30%) SCOM
4 5 (1.09%) Data Guard
4 5 (1.09%) Nagios
4 5 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.87%) Foglight
5 4 (0.87%) Puppet
6 3 (0.65%) Ansible
6 3 (0.65%) Simpana
6 3 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.65%) WSUS
6 3 (0.65%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.22%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 197 (42.83%) Microsoft
2 38 (8.26%) VMware
3 35 (7.61%) Oracle
4 19 (4.13%) EMC
5 17 (3.70%) Sybase
6 15 (3.26%) Tableau
7 14 (3.04%) Cisco
8 13 (2.83%) Citrix
8 13 (2.83%) SAP
9 12 (2.61%) HP
10 11 (2.39%) Veritas
11 9 (1.96%) Telerik
12 7 (1.52%) F5
12 7 (1.52%) RedGate
13 6 (1.30%) Cognos
13 6 (1.30%) iManage
13 6 (1.30%) Symantec
14 5 (1.09%) IBM
15 4 (0.87%) Imperva
15 4 (0.87%) Siebel
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