Period
to 8 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SQL Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 6 months to 8 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Central London > City of London
6 months to
8 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 180 122 199
Rank change year-on-year -58 +77 +21
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 8 3 21
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.19% 0.15% 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.80% 0.62% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 20
10th Percentile £406 £384 £349
25th Percentile £425 £406 £427
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £480 £453 £494
Median % change year-on-year +6.08% -8.35% -8.14%
75th Percentile £495 £501 £555
90th Percentile £576 £523 £588
Central London median daily rate £490 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +3.16% - -5.00%

SQL Server 2012 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 994 486 1,409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.18% 24.40% 24.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 368 1,116
10th Percentile £381 £350 £388
25th Percentile £481 £425 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
75th Percentile £668 £625 £600
90th Percentile £738 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £561 £525 £523
% change year-on-year +6.76% +0.48% -0.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
10th Percentile £34.15 £20.60 £21.18
25th Percentile £35.50 £21.50 £21.21
Median hourly rate £47.75 £29.75 £22.33
Median % change year-on-year +60.50% +33.23% -25.05%
75th Percentile £65.13 £38.50 £39.50
90th Percentile £72.55 £38.95 £49.10
Central London median hourly rate £47.75 £37.50 £22.33
% change year-on-year +27.33% +67.94% -25.05%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in the City of London

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in the City of London

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the City of London over the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2012 in the City of London

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 December 2021, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
5 4 (50.00%) .NET
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
6 3 (37.50%) C#
6 3 (37.50%) Banking
6 3 (37.50%) Azure
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (25.00%) SOLID
7 2 (25.00%) NAS
7 2 (25.00%) VLAN
7 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (25.00%) SaaS
7 2 (25.00%) PaaS
7 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
7 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (37.50%) Azure
3 2 (25.00%) PaaS
3 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) NAS
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) VLAN
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
1 2 (25.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2019
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Network Support
3 2 (25.00%) Network Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior WPF Developer
4 1 (12.50%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) LDAP
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2016
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2019
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (25.00%) SOLID
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Control-M
2 1 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) BMC
2 1 (12.50%) Telerik