Period
to 9 December 2019

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 9 December 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
England > London
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 405 405 348
Rank change year-on-year 0 -57 -45
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 139 237 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.51% 0.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.70% 2.10% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 188 256
London median daily rate £450 £475 £452
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.03% +6.41%
10th Percentile £319 £310 £319
90th Percentile £581 £625 £575
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £29.62
England median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -58.57% +16.67% -33.33%

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 8,190 11,283 11,190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.82% 24.19% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,902 8,445 8,337
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £350
90th Percentile £700 £675 £663
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 48 63
London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% - -7.97%
10th Percentile £15.58 £18.35 £18.30
90th Percentile £59.90 £50.50 £58.75
England median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +18.18%

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 9 December 2019.

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 9 December 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
Central London +18 32 £475 -5.00% 16
South London +33 7 £375 -1.96% 1
West London +14 5 £400 +78.57% 2
East London +32 1 £425 -11.69% 4
North London - 1 £440 -
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 139 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 86 (61.87%) SQL
3 68 (48.92%) Microsoft
4 53 (38.13%) Windows
5 52 (37.41%) C#
6 42 (30.22%) .NET
7 39 (28.06%) Business Intelligence
8 37 (26.62%) Data Warehouse
8 37 (26.62%) Azure
9 35 (25.18%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (24.46%) Finance
10 34 (24.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 34 (24.46%) ETL
11 33 (23.74%) SQL Server 2016
12 32 (23.02%) SQL Server 2008
13 31 (22.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 28 (20.14%) T-SQL
14 28 (20.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 28 (20.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 26 (18.71%) Power Platform
16 25 (17.99%) Office 365
16 25 (17.99%) Active Directory
17 24 (17.27%) SQL Server 2014
17 24 (17.27%) Power BI
18 23 (16.55%) Problem-Solving
19 21 (15.11%) HTML
20 20 (14.39%) IIS
21 19 (13.67%) JavaScript
21 19 (13.67%) Migration
21 19 (13.67%) .NET Framework

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 20 (14.39%) IIS
2 13 (9.35%) MS Exchange
3 11 (7.91%) Apache
4 10 (7.19%) SharePoint
5 9 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (6.47%) Skype for Business
6 7 (5.04%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.88%) Confluence
8 4 (2.88%) JBoss
8 4 (2.88%) WebLogic
9 3 (2.16%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.72%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.72%) nginx
10 1 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.72%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 37 (26.62%) Azure
2 26 (18.71%) Power Platform
3 25 (17.99%) Office 365
4 10 (7.19%) AWS
5 8 (5.76%) npm
6 5 (3.60%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.16%) Lucidchart
7 3 (2.16%) Mimecast
7 3 (2.16%) PowerApps
8 2 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.44%) GitHub
8 2 (1.44%) Yammer
9 1 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.72%) Azure Stack
9 1 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.72%) GCP
9 1 (0.72%) IaaS
9 1 (0.72%) PaaS
9 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.19%) VoIP
2 8 (5.76%) DNS
3 6 (4.32%) DHCP
3 6 (4.32%) LAN
3 6 (4.32%) PBX
3 6 (4.32%) WAN
4 5 (3.60%) Firewall
4 5 (3.60%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (3.60%) SAN
5 4 (2.88%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (2.88%) VPN
6 3 (2.16%) MPLS
6 3 (2.16%) NAS
6 3 (2.16%) Skype
6 3 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.44%) HTTP
7 2 (1.44%) Internet
7 2 (1.44%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.44%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.72%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (26.62%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (24.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (23.74%) SQL Server 2016
5 32 (23.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (20.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 28 (20.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (17.27%) Power BI
7 24 (17.27%) SQL Server 2014
8 16 (11.51%) SQL Server 2017
9 13 (9.35%) NoSQL
10 10 (7.19%) Azure SQL Database
11 9 (6.47%) OLAP
11 9 (6.47%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (5.76%) QlikView
13 6 (4.32%) Relational Database
13 6 (4.32%) Star Schema
14 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (2.88%) Big Data
15 4 (2.88%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 10 (7.19%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (5.76%) gulp
3 8 (5.76%) jspm
3 8 (5.76%) Selenium
4 7 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.04%) TeamCity
4 7 (5.04%) Visual Studio
5 6 (4.32%) JIRA
6 5 (3.60%) Moq
6 5 (3.60%) NUnit
7 4 (2.88%) Bitbucket
7 4 (2.88%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.88%) JUnit
7 4 (2.88%) Log4Net
7 4 (2.88%) Subversion
8 3 (2.16%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.16%) Postman
8 3 (2.16%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 34 (24.46%) Finance
2 10 (7.19%) Banking
3 6 (4.32%) Front Office
4 4 (2.88%) Retail
5 3 (2.16%) Legal
5 3 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.44%) Back Office
6 2 (1.44%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.44%) Law
7 1 (0.72%) German Language
7 1 (0.72%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 71 (51.08%) Developer
2 23 (16.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 23 (16.55%) SQL Developer
3 21 (15.11%) C# Developer
4 15 (10.79%) .NET Developer
4 15 (10.79%) SSIS Developer
5 13 (9.35%) Power BI Developer
6 10 (7.19%) SQL Server Developer
6 10 (7.19%) SSAS Developer
7 9 (6.47%) Administrator
7 9 (6.47%) Senior Developer
7 9 (6.47%) Support Engineer
8 8 (5.76%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (5.04%) Database Developer
9 7 (5.04%) DBA
9 7 (5.04%) SQL BI Developer
9 7 (5.04%) SQL Database Developer
10 6 (4.32%) C# WPF Developer
10 6 (4.32%) WPF Developer
10 6 (4.32%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (30.22%) .NET
2 21 (15.11%) HTML
3 19 (13.67%) .NET Framework
4 18 (12.95%) AngularJS
4 18 (12.95%) ASP.NET
5 17 (12.23%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (10.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (10.07%) CSS
6 14 (10.07%) jQuery
6 14 (10.07%) REST
7 12 (8.63%) Entity Framework
7 12 (8.63%) WCF
8 11 (7.91%) .NET Core
8 11 (7.91%) JSON
8 11 (7.91%) XML
9 10 (7.19%) WPF
10 9 (6.47%) MDX
11 8 (5.76%) OAuth
11 8 (5.76%) Sass
12 7 (5.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.19%) Equities
2 10 (7.19%) Hedge funds
3 8 (5.76%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.04%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.60%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.60%) Clustering
5 5 (3.60%) iPhone
5 5 (3.60%) PKI
6 4 (2.88%) Replication
7 3 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.44%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.44%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.44%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (38.13%) Windows
2 31 (22.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (12.95%) Windows Server
4 15 (10.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (7.91%) Windows 10
6 8 (5.76%) Android
7 7 (5.04%) Linux
7 7 (5.04%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.88%) Unix
9 3 (2.16%) CentOS
9 3 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.06%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (25.18%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (24.46%) ETL
4 23 (16.55%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (13.67%) Migration
6 16 (11.51%) MVC
7 15 (10.79%) Data Modelling
8 14 (10.07%) TDD
9 12 (8.63%) MVVM
10 11 (7.91%) Data Integration
10 11 (7.91%) Microservices
11 10 (7.19%) Decision-Making
12 9 (6.47%) ETL Development
12 9 (6.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 9 (6.47%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (5.76%) B2C
13 8 (5.76%) DevOps
13 8 (5.76%) ERD
13 8 (5.76%) SDLC
13 8 (5.76%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 86 (61.87%) SQL
2 52 (37.41%) C#
3 28 (20.14%) T-SQL
4 19 (13.67%) JavaScript
5 14 (10.07%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 9 (6.47%) PowerShell
7 8 (5.76%) TypeScript
8 7 (5.04%) Java
9 6 (4.32%) XAML
10 5 (3.60%) Python
11 4 (2.88%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.16%) PHP
12 3 (2.16%) VBA
13 2 (1.44%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.44%) PHP 5
13 2 (1.44%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.72%) Ruby
14 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.88%) CFA
1 4 (2.88%) SC Cleared
1 4 (2.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.44%) Degree
2 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.72%) CCNA
3 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.72%) MCP
3 1 (0.72%) MCSE
3 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.60%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.16%) IFRS
2 3 (2.16%) QA
2 3 (2.16%) SLA
3 1 (0.72%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 25 (17.99%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.47%) Docker
3 6 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.60%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.88%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.44%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.44%) vSphere
7 1 (0.72%) XenApp
7 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (10.07%) SCCM
2 10 (7.19%) SCOM
3 8 (5.76%) MIIS
4 6 (4.32%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (3.60%) Control-M
6 3 (2.16%) AirWatch
6 3 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.16%) Puppet
7 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.72%) Ansible
8 1 (0.72%) Automic
8 1 (0.72%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.72%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 68 (48.92%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.23%) Oracle
2 17 (12.23%) VMware
3 10 (7.19%) Cisco
3 10 (7.19%) Tableau
4 9 (6.47%) Citrix
5 8 (5.76%) Telerik
6 7 (5.04%) EMC
7 6 (4.32%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.60%) Adobe
8 5 (3.60%) TOWER Software
9 4 (2.88%) Atlassian
9 4 (2.88%) webMethods
10 3 (2.16%) AppDynamics
10 3 (2.16%) Avaya
10 3 (2.16%) Databricks
10 3 (2.16%) McAfee
10 3 (2.16%) Meraki
10 3 (2.16%) Ubiquiti
11 2 (1.44%) BMC