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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 142 112
Rank change year-on-year +11 -30  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 34 27 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.03% 0.79% 1.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.94% 3.29% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 96
Median daily rate £451 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% +2.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +31.94% +7.46%  

SQL Server 2012 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 864 821 1499
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 26.21% 24.12% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 654 1198
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% -36.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.27 £26.75
% change year-on-year +21.52% +16.89%  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 70 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (61.43%) C#
3 40 (57.14%) SQL
4 39 (55.71%) .NET
5 31 (44.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 29 (41.43%) Microsoft
7 27 (38.57%) HTML
7 27 (38.57%) MVC
7 27 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (38.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (35.71%) T-SQL
8 25 (35.71%) Windows
9 23 (32.86%) CSS
10 22 (31.43%) AngularJS
11 21 (30.00%) WCF
11 21 (30.00%) NUnit
12 20 (28.57%) jQuery
13 19 (27.14%) MSTest
13 19 (27.14%) Finance
14 17 (24.29%) SQL Server 2005
15 16 (22.86%) Moq
15 16 (22.86%) Ajax
15 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET
16 15 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (20.00%) TDD
17 14 (20.00%) Entity Framework
18 13 (18.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 12 (17.14%) JavaScript
19 12 (17.14%) Relational Database
19 12 (17.14%) .NET Framework

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 (2.86%) IIS
1 2 (2.86%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.43%) CMS
2 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.43%) SAS
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) LatentZero
1 1 (1.43%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.43%) IaaS
3 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.43%) Firewall
1 1 (1.43%) Internet
1 1 (1.43%) LAN
1 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (44.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (38.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (24.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (18.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (17.14%) Relational Database
7 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2016
9 8 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (10.00%) Power BI
10 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
11 3 (4.29%) SSDT
12 2 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (1.43%) DTS
13 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
13 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (1.43%) QlikView
13 1 (1.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (30.00%) NUnit
2 19 (27.14%) MSTest
3 16 (22.86%) Moq
4 8 (11.43%) Visual Studio
5 5 (7.14%) SpecFlow
6 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.43%) gulp
8 1 (1.43%) jspm
8 1 (1.43%) Redmine
8 1 (1.43%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.43%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.43%) Selenium
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (27.14%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Front Office
3 4 (5.71%) Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Legal
5 2 (2.86%) Advertising
5 2 (2.86%) Back Office
5 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.86%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Law
5 2 (2.86%) Marketing
6 1 (1.43%) Digital Economy
6 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (78.57%) Developer
2 26 (37.14%) C# Developer
3 24 (34.29%) SQL Developer
4 18 (25.71%) .NET Developer
5 13 (18.57%) SSIS Developer
6 11 (15.71%) Full Stack Developer
7 10 (14.29%) Analyst
7 10 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
7 10 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
8 9 (12.86%) Angular Developer
8 9 (12.86%) Senior Developer
9 8 (11.43%) Senior C# Developer
10 7 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 6 (8.57%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (8.57%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 6 (8.57%) SQL BI Developer
11 6 (8.57%) WPF Developer
12 5 (7.14%) C# WPF Developer
12 5 (7.14%) SSIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (55.71%) .NET
2 27 (38.57%) HTML
3 23 (32.86%) CSS
4 22 (31.43%) AngularJS
5 21 (30.00%) WCF
6 20 (28.57%) jQuery
7 16 (22.86%) Ajax
7 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET
8 14 (20.00%) Entity Framework
9 12 (17.14%) .NET Framework
10 11 (15.71%) Razor View Engine
11 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (8.57%) Aurelia
12 6 (8.57%) REST
12 6 (8.57%) WPF
13 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (7.14%) Caliburn.Micro
13 5 (7.14%) LINQ
13 5 (7.14%) Task Parallel Library
14 4 (5.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.29%) Replication
3 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.86%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.86%) iPad
4 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) Clustering
4 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.43%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.43%) Fintech
4 1 (1.43%) NHS
4 1 (1.43%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.86%) Android
3 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.43%) Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (38.57%) MVC
2 15 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (20.00%) TDD
4 8 (11.43%) Test Automation
5 7 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 7 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
5 7 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 7 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (8.57%) MVVM
7 5 (7.14%) Investment Management
7 5 (7.14%) Line Management
7 5 (7.14%) Scrum
7 5 (7.14%) SDLC
7 5 (7.14%) User Stories
8 4 (5.71%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.71%) OO
8 4 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.71%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 43 (61.43%) C#
2 40 (57.14%) SQL
3 25 (35.71%) T-SQL
4 12 (17.14%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.57%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (4.29%) VBA
8 2 (2.86%) XPath
9 1 (1.43%) Python
9 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) CCNA
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.43%) Degree
3 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Docker
2 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.43%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.43%) XenApp
2 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (1.43%) Nagios
1 1 (1.43%) Opsview
Vendors
1 29 (41.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle
2 2 (2.86%) Tableau
2 2 (2.86%) Telerik
2 2 (2.86%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.43%) AppSense
3 1 (1.43%) BISAM
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco
3 1 (1.43%) Citrix
3 1 (1.43%) EMC
3 1 (1.43%) Google
3 1 (1.43%) iManage
3 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.43%) RedGate
3 1 (1.43%) Splunk
3 1 (1.43%) Sybase
3 1 (1.43%) VMware
3 1 (1.43%) WorldPay
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