Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 16 October 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
England > London
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 376 349 325
Rank change year-on-year -27 -24 -140
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 264 294 332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.65% 0.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.31% 2.78% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 222 241
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £310 £319 £313
90th Percentile £631 £588 £550
England median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
London median hourly rate - £29.62 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -43.58% +156.10%
England median hourly rate £21.50 £39.33 £45.00
% change year-on-year -45.33% -12.61% +36.36%

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 London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 11,409 10,584 10,185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.71% 23.55% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,482 7,752 7,309
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 57 41
London median hourly rate £27.73 £27.16 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.10% -15.13% +42.22%
10th Percentile £16.85 £18.30 £15.25
90th Percentile £47.70 £58.75 £100.00
England median hourly rate £32.24 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +5.70% +7.02% +3.64%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in London

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in London

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in London over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2012 in London

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in London

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Central London -43 59 £525 +16.60% 25
South London -15 14 £358 -32.55% 2
West London -16 10 £224 -50.22% 11
East London -13 7 £478 +124.71% 4
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 264 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 161 (60.98%) SQL
3 125 (47.35%) .NET
4 120 (45.45%) C#
5 107 (40.53%) Agile Software Development
6 97 (36.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 86 (32.58%) Microsoft
8 84 (31.82%) Finance
9 75 (28.41%) Microsoft Azure
10 74 (28.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 69 (26.14%) SQL Server 2008
12 68 (25.76%) Business Intelligence
13 64 (24.24%) SQL Server 2014
14 60 (22.73%) T-SQL
15 58 (21.97%) WCF
16 57 (21.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 56 (21.21%) ETL
18 54 (20.45%) TDD
18 54 (20.45%) MVC
19 52 (19.70%) Data Warehouse
20 50 (18.94%) SQL Server 2016
21 48 (18.18%) Windows
21 48 (18.18%) WPF
22 46 (17.42%) ASP.NET
23 45 (17.05%) .NET Framework
24 42 (15.91%) JavaScript
25 41 (15.53%) MVVM
26 40 (15.15%) AngularJS
26 40 (15.15%) HTML
27 39 (14.77%) CSS

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 16 (6.06%) IIS
2 11 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.79%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (2.65%) CMS
5 7 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.89%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.52%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.14%) Drupal
8 3 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.76%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.38%) Apache
10 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.38%) Confluence
10 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (6.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Infor CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 75 (28.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.17%) Office 365
4 9 (3.41%) IaaS
4 9 (3.41%) npm
4 9 (3.41%) PaaS
5 2 (0.76%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (0.76%) Data Lake Analytics
5 2 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.27%) DMZ
2 5 (1.89%) HTTP
3 4 (1.52%) SAN
4 3 (1.14%) Firewall
5 2 (0.76%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.76%) Intranet
5 2 (0.76%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.38%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.38%) Internet
6 1 (0.38%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.38%) SMS
6 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.38%) VLAN
6 1 (0.38%) VoIP
6 1 (0.38%) VPN
6 1 (0.38%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 97 (36.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 74 (28.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 69 (26.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 64 (24.24%) SQL Server 2014
6 57 (21.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 52 (19.70%) Data Warehouse
8 50 (18.94%) SQL Server 2016
9 28 (10.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 27 (10.23%) Power BI
11 19 (7.20%) Relational Database
12 18 (6.82%) OLAP
13 14 (5.30%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
15 11 (4.17%) OLAP Cube
15 11 (4.17%) QlikView
16 10 (3.79%) MS Access
17 8 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
18 7 (2.65%) MySQL
18 7 (2.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (7.20%) Visual Studio
3 16 (6.06%) Octopus Deploy
4 15 (5.68%) Jenkins
5 12 (4.55%) webpack
6 11 (4.17%) NUnit
7 10 (3.79%) Git (software)
8 9 (3.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 8 (3.03%) SpecFlow
10 7 (2.65%) Jasmine
10 7 (2.65%) Selenium
10 7 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
11 6 (2.27%) Mercurial
11 6 (2.27%) TeamCity
11 6 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (1.89%) JIRA
13 4 (1.52%) ReSharper
14 3 (1.14%) git-flow
14 3 (1.14%) Grunt
14 3 (1.14%) MSTest
General
1 84 (31.82%) Finance
2 22 (8.33%) Banking
3 20 (7.58%) Front Office
4 14 (5.30%) Retail
5 12 (4.55%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.27%) Law
7 5 (1.89%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.52%) Advertising
8 4 (1.52%) Marketing
9 3 (1.14%) Legal
9 3 (1.14%) Local Government
9 3 (1.14%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.38%) Billing
11 1 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 187 (70.83%) Developer
2 69 (26.14%) SQL Developer
3 56 (21.21%) C# Developer
4 52 (19.70%) .NET Developer
5 39 (14.77%) Senior Developer
6 36 (13.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 28 (10.61%) WPF Developer
8 27 (10.23%) Senior .NET Developer
9 22 (8.33%) C# WPF Developer
10 21 (7.95%) Analyst
11 20 (7.58%) C# .NET Developer
11 20 (7.58%) Full Stack Developer
12 18 (6.82%) SSIS Developer
13 16 (6.06%) SQL BI Developer
13 16 (6.06%) SSAS Developer
14 15 (5.68%) Senior C# Developer
15 13 (4.92%) Data Warehouse Developer
15 13 (4.92%) DBA
15 13 (4.92%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 12 (4.55%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (47.35%) .NET
2 58 (21.97%) WCF
3 48 (18.18%) WPF
4 46 (17.42%) ASP.NET
5 45 (17.05%) .NET Framework
6 40 (15.15%) AngularJS
6 40 (15.15%) HTML
7 39 (14.77%) CSS
8 38 (14.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 34 (12.88%) Entity Framework
10 33 (12.50%) jQuery
11 31 (11.74%) ASP.NET Web API
12 22 (8.33%) Task Parallel Library
13 20 (7.58%) HTML5
13 20 (7.58%) JSON
14 18 (6.82%) .NET Core
15 16 (6.06%) Web Services
16 15 (5.68%) REST
17 14 (5.30%) LINQ
18 13 (4.92%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (7.20%) Hedge funds
3 17 (6.44%) Clustering
4 16 (6.06%) Fixed Income
5 12 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.55%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.03%) Equities
6 8 (3.03%) User Experience
7 7 (2.65%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.65%) Fintech
8 6 (2.27%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.89%) Market Risk
9 5 (1.89%) Reinsurance
9 5 (1.89%) Replication
10 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.52%) NHS
11 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 48 (18.18%) Windows
2 18 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (4.17%) Linux
4 11 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.89%) Android
6 5 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.89%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.14%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.38%) AIX
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (40.53%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (25.76%) Business Intelligence
3 56 (21.21%) ETL
4 54 (20.45%) MVC
4 54 (20.45%) TDD
5 41 (15.53%) MVVM
6 37 (14.02%) Multithreading
7 29 (10.98%) Scrum
8 27 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (10.23%) SDLC
9 26 (9.85%) Web Development
10 25 (9.47%) DevOps
10 25 (9.47%) Kimball Methodology
10 25 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
11 24 (9.09%) SOA
12 22 (8.33%) OO
12 22 (8.33%) SOLID
13 21 (7.95%) Test Automation
14 20 (7.58%) Asset Management
15 19 (7.20%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 161 (60.98%) SQL
2 120 (45.45%) C#
3 60 (22.73%) T-SQL
4 42 (15.91%) JavaScript
5 29 (10.98%) PowerShell
6 21 (7.95%) TypeScript
7 12 (4.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 10 (3.79%) VBA
9 9 (3.41%) Java
10 8 (3.03%) C
11 6 (2.27%) Python
12 5 (1.89%) VBScript
13 4 (1.52%) Apple Swift
13 4 (1.52%) C++
13 4 (1.52%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.52%) Scala
14 3 (1.14%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.14%) Perl
14 3 (1.14%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (9.09%) Degree
2 16 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.14%) CCNA
6 3 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.14%) MCSD
6 3 (1.14%) MCSE
6 3 (1.14%) MCTS
6 3 (1.14%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.14%) PMP
6 3 (1.14%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.38%) MCSA
7 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.27%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.89%) QA
3 3 (1.14%) SLA
4 2 (0.76%) GDPR
4 2 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.38%) EMIR
5 1 (0.38%) MiFID
System Software
1 17 (6.44%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.30%) Docker
2 14 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (3.79%) vSphere
5 8 (3.03%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.52%) HDFS
6 4 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.52%) XenApp
7 2 (0.76%) NFS
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.38%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
2 11 (4.17%) SCCM
3 8 (3.03%) SCOM
4 6 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (1.89%) CA Single Sign-On
5 5 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (1.52%) Oozie
6 4 (1.52%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.76%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.76%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.76%) vMotion
7 2 (0.76%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.38%) SnapVault
8 1 (0.38%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 86 (32.58%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.33%) Tableau
3 20 (7.58%) VMware
4 12 (4.55%) Citrix
5 10 (3.79%) Charles River
5 10 (3.79%) Oracle
6 8 (3.03%) HP
7 6 (2.27%) Huawei
7 6 (2.27%) Trend Micro
8 5 (1.89%) CA
8 5 (1.89%) RedGate
9 4 (1.52%) Cadence
9 4 (1.52%) Informatica
9 4 (1.52%) NetApp
9 4 (1.52%) Telerik
10 3 (1.14%) SAP
11 2 (0.76%) Cognos
11 2 (0.76%) F5
11 2 (0.76%) Google
11 2 (0.76%) Red Hat