Period
to 20 May 2018

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 20 May 2018 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 155 142
Rank change year-on-year -9 -13 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 82 71 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.18% 1.15% 1.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.70% 4.15% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 54 66
City of London median daily rate £525 £449 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.99% +5.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £364 £335 £306
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
Central London median daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%
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 1,743 1,710 1,685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.13% 27.72% 26.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,445 1,354 1,332
City of London median daily rate £520 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £327 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £513 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +4.59% +3.16% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 10
City of London median hourly rate £22.25 £22.34 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.38% +17.55% -47.22%
10th Percentile £20.63 £21.67 £16.03
90th Percentile £36.90 £23.00 £60.00
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 £22.34 £19.00
% change year-on-year +34.32% +17.55% -30.44%

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 20 May 2018.

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 20 May 2018. 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 - 2 £525 -
SQL Server 2012
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, 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 82 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 51 (62.20%) C#
3 49 (59.76%) Finance
4 45 (54.88%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (54.88%) SQL Server 2016
5 43 (52.44%) .NET
6 41 (50.00%) TDD
7 40 (48.78%) SQL Server 2014
8 39 (47.56%) Microsoft Azure
9 37 (45.12%) OO
10 35 (42.68%) Multithreading
11 34 (41.46%) WCF
12 33 (40.24%) WPF
12 33 (40.24%) Mathematics
12 33 (40.24%) MVVM
13 32 (39.02%) Degree
13 32 (39.02%) SQL
14 31 (37.80%) SOA
14 31 (37.80%) Waterfall
14 31 (37.80%) Task Parallel Library
14 31 (37.80%) Greenfield Project
15 30 (36.59%) OOA/OOD
16 24 (29.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 22 (26.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 21 (25.61%) Microsoft
19 15 (18.29%) Business Intelligence
19 15 (18.29%) SQL Server 2008
20 14 (17.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 14 (17.07%) T-SQL
21 12 (14.63%) Data Warehouse

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 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.22%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.22%) CMS
2 1 (1.22%) Drupal
2 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.22%) IIS
2 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 39 (47.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.22%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) DHCP
1 1 (1.22%) DNS
1 1 (1.22%) Firewall
1 1 (1.22%) iSCSI
1 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (54.88%) SQL Server 2016
3 40 (48.78%) SQL Server 2014
4 24 (29.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (26.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (18.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (17.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (9.76%) Power BI
10 7 (8.54%) Relational Database
11 4 (4.88%) MS Access
11 4 (4.88%) OLAP
11 4 (4.88%) PerformancePoint
11 4 (4.88%) PowerPivot
12 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
12 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 2 (2.44%) MySQL
13 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (7.32%) NUnit
1 6 (7.32%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (6.10%) MSTest
3 4 (4.88%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.88%) Grunt
3 4 (4.88%) gulp
3 4 (4.88%) TeamCity
3 4 (4.88%) webpack
4 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.44%) Moq
4 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.22%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.22%) Selenium
5 1 (1.22%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 49 (59.76%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Financial Institution
2 6 (7.32%) Retail
3 3 (3.66%) Back Office
3 3 (3.66%) Legal
4 2 (2.44%) Front Office
5 1 (1.22%) Advertising
5 1 (1.22%) Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Law
5 1 (1.22%) Local Government
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (81.71%) Developer
2 39 (47.56%) C# Developer
3 31 (37.80%) C# WPF Developer
3 31 (37.80%) WPF Developer
4 12 (14.63%) Senior Developer
5 9 (10.98%) SQL Developer
6 8 (9.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (8.54%) SSIS Developer
8 6 (7.32%) Angular Developer
8 6 (7.32%) DBA
8 6 (7.32%) SSAS Developer
9 5 (6.10%) HTML Developer
9 5 (6.10%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (6.10%) SQL DBA
10 4 (4.88%) Database Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (4.88%) HTML CSS Developer
10 4 (4.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 4 (4.88%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (52.44%) .NET
2 34 (41.46%) WCF
3 33 (40.24%) WPF
4 31 (37.80%) Task Parallel Library
5 11 (13.41%) HTML
6 9 (10.98%) AngularJS
6 9 (10.98%) ASP.NET
7 8 (9.76%) CSS
8 7 (8.54%) MDX
9 6 (7.32%) HTML5
10 5 (6.10%) REST
11 4 (4.88%) .NET Framework
11 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (4.88%) D3.js
11 4 (4.88%) LESS
11 4 (4.88%) React
11 4 (4.88%) Redux
11 4 (4.88%) RxJS
11 4 (4.88%) Sass
12 3 (3.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (37.80%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (6.10%) Equities
2 5 (6.10%) Fixed Income
2 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.88%) User Experience
4 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.44%) Replication
6 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.22%) Clustering
6 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.22%) Fintech
6 1 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.54%) Windows
2 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.66%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.44%) Linux
5 2 (2.44%) VMS
5 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (54.88%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (50.00%) TDD
3 37 (45.12%) OO
4 35 (42.68%) Multithreading
5 33 (40.24%) Mathematics
5 33 (40.24%) MVVM
6 31 (37.80%) SOA
6 31 (37.80%) Waterfall
7 30 (36.59%) OOA/OOD
8 15 (18.29%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (12.20%) DevOps
10 9 (10.98%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (8.54%) Asset Management
11 7 (8.54%) MVC
11 7 (8.54%) Scrum
12 6 (7.32%) ETL
13 5 (6.10%) Data Cleansing
13 5 (6.10%) Data Modelling
13 5 (6.10%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 51 (62.20%) C#
2 32 (39.02%) SQL
3 14 (17.07%) T-SQL
4 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.32%) TypeScript
5 5 (6.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.44%) VBA
8 1 (1.22%) Java
8 1 (1.22%) Perl
8 1 (1.22%) PHP
8 1 (1.22%) Scala
8 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (39.02%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) Docker
2 1 (1.22%) HDFS
2 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.22%) Oozie
2 1 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (25.61%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.10%) Tableau
3 3 (3.66%) Cognos
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle
4 2 (2.44%) IDERA
4 2 (2.44%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.22%) Cadence
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco
5 1 (1.22%) Citrix
5 1 (1.22%) Dell
5 1 (1.22%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.22%) iManage
5 1 (1.22%) Informatica
5 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.22%) Sage
5 1 (1.22%) Veeam
5 1 (1.22%) VMware