Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 203 162 156
Rank change year-on-year -41 -6 -22
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 44 94 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.66% 1.34% 1.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.55% 5.41% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 83 56
City of London median daily rate £461 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.75% +17.65% -0.29%
10th Percentile £381 £351 £338
90th Percentile £609 £538 £538
Central London median daily rate £475 £494 £425
% change year-on-year -3.80% +16.18% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 1,727 1,736 1,703
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.83% 24.75% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,367 1,466 1,356
City of London median daily rate £538 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.88% +7.89% -
10th Percentile £406 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 1
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £22.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% +0.74% +17.55%
10th Percentile £29.43 £20.06 £21.67
90th Percentile £57.78 £40.81 £23.00
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £22.34
% change year-on-year +16.67% +34.32% +17.55%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SQL Server 2012 as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in the City of London

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2012 in the City of London

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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in the City of London

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the City of London region over the 6 months to 24 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge -36 3 - -
Moorgate - 2 - -
SQL Server 2012
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (75.00%) SQL
3 21 (47.73%) Microsoft
3 21 (47.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (45.45%) SQL Server 2016
5 17 (38.64%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (36.36%) C#
6 16 (36.36%) Windows
6 16 (36.36%) SQL Server 2014
7 15 (34.09%) T-SQL
7 15 (34.09%) .NET
7 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (31.82%) Finance
9 13 (29.55%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
9 13 (29.55%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (27.27%) Power BI
10 12 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (22.73%) Office 365
12 9 (20.45%) Windows Server
13 8 (18.18%) TDD
14 7 (15.91%) Scrum
14 7 (15.91%) ETL
15 6 (13.64%) DHCP
15 6 (13.64%) DNS
15 6 (13.64%) Shell Script
15 6 (13.64%) VMware
15 6 (13.64%) MDX

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 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
3 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.27%) Confluence
5 1 (2.27%) IIS
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (22.73%) Office 365
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.55%) IaaS
3 2 (4.55%) npm
3 2 (4.55%) PaaS
4 1 (2.27%) Akamai
4 1 (2.27%) Cloudflare
4 1 (2.27%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.27%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) DHCP
1 6 (13.64%) DNS
2 4 (9.09%) SAN
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (6.82%) Firewall
3 3 (6.82%) MPLS
3 3 (6.82%) Network Security
3 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.55%) iSCSI
4 2 (4.55%) LAN
4 2 (4.55%) NetScaler
4 2 (4.55%) WAN
4 2 (4.55%) Wireless
5 1 (2.27%) HTTP
5 1 (2.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (47.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (45.45%) SQL Server 2016
4 16 (36.36%) SQL Server 2014
5 13 (29.55%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (29.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (27.27%) Power BI
6 12 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
7 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (6.82%) Data Lake
8 3 (6.82%) Data Mart
8 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
8 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (4.55%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (4.55%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (4.55%) MySQL
9 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
9 2 (4.55%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.55%) JIRA
4 2 (4.55%) Selenium
4 2 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (4.55%) webpack
5 1 (2.27%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.27%) NUnit
5 1 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
2 5 (11.36%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.82%) Law
3 3 (6.82%) Legal
4 2 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (15.91%) DBA
5 6 (13.64%) SQL DBA
6 5 (11.36%) Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.82%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Desktop Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support
8 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Lead Developer
8 3 (6.82%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) WPF Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (4.55%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (4.55%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) .NET
2 6 (13.64%) MDX
3 4 (9.09%) Angular 2
3 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 4 (9.09%) Entity Framework
3 4 (9.09%) jQuery
3 4 (9.09%) Task Parallel Library
3 4 (9.09%) WCF
3 4 (9.09%) WPF
4 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.82%) CSS
4 3 (6.82%) HTML
4 3 (6.82%) RESTful
5 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.55%) CSS3
5 2 (4.55%) HTML5
5 2 (4.55%) JSON
5 2 (4.55%) Web Services
5 2 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.09%) Replication
1 4 (9.09%) User Experience
2 3 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.55%) Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) EMC VNX
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) NHS
3 2 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.27%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.27%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.82%) Data ONTAP
4 3 (6.82%) Linux
5 2 (4.55%) Solaris
5 2 (4.55%) Unix
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.18%) TDD
4 7 (15.91%) ETL
4 7 (15.91%) Scrum
5 6 (13.64%) High Availability
6 5 (11.36%) Data Analysis
6 5 (11.36%) Data Modelling
6 5 (11.36%) DevOps
6 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (9.09%) Mathematics
7 4 (9.09%) Multithreading
7 4 (9.09%) MVC
7 4 (9.09%) OO
7 4 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (9.09%) SOA
7 4 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (75.00%) SQL
2 16 (36.36%) C#
3 15 (34.09%) T-SQL
4 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
5 6 (13.64%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.82%) Python
7 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (4.55%) Perl
7 2 (4.55%) PHP
7 2 (4.55%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.09%) Degree
3 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.82%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.82%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (6.82%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (6.82%) vSphere
4 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (4.55%) SCOrch
1 2 (4.55%) vMotion
Vendors
1 21 (47.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) VMware
3 5 (11.36%) Cisco
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle
4 3 (6.82%) Citrix
4 3 (6.82%) iManage
4 3 (6.82%) NetApp
4 3 (6.82%) Sony
4 3 (6.82%) Tableau
5 2 (4.55%) Dell
5 2 (4.55%) Dell Compellent
5 2 (4.55%) EMC
5 2 (4.55%) Meraki
5 2 (4.55%) Sybase
6 1 (2.27%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.27%) Cognos
6 1 (2.27%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.27%) Telerik