Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 361 297 206
Rank change year-on-year -64 -91 +47
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 287 329 549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.62% 0.79% 1.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.59% 3.30% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 242 426
London median daily rate £475 £425 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -3.91% +17.94%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £306
90th Percentile £575 £538 £613
England median daily rate £410 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +9.33% -1.32% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
London median hourly rate - £60.00 -
England median hourly rate £30.58 £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -32.06% +100.00% -25.00%

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 11,077 9,982 10,537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.75% 24.02% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,347 7,086 7,581
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £354 £325 £310
90th Percentile £650 £638 £631
England median daily rate £475 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 46 66
London median hourly rate £26.69 £33.25 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.74% +3.91% +16.36%
10th Percentile £17.25 £15.25 £16.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £65.00 £100.00
England median hourly rate £31.15 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +13.27% -8.33% +9.09%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -9 85 £500 +17.65% 23
South London -23 12 £363 -3.33% 4
East London -7 8 £525 +75.00% 3
West London -40 6 £450 +12.50% 9
North London -8 2 - - 1
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 287 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 188 (65.51%) SQL
3 143 (49.83%) C#
4 121 (42.16%) .NET
5 110 (38.33%) Finance
6 101 (35.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 94 (32.75%) Microsoft
8 92 (32.06%) T-SQL
8 92 (32.06%) SQL Server 2014
8 92 (32.06%) SQL Server 2016
9 90 (31.36%) Agile Software Development
10 86 (29.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 75 (26.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 73 (25.44%) WCF
13 72 (25.09%) Microsoft Azure
14 66 (23.00%) Windows
15 60 (20.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 54 (18.82%) Business Intelligence
17 52 (18.12%) HTML
17 52 (18.12%) AngularJS
18 51 (17.77%) CSS
19 50 (17.42%) TDD
20 48 (16.72%) WPF
21 47 (16.38%) ASP.NET
22 46 (16.03%) MVVM
23 42 (14.63%) NUnit
23 42 (14.63%) MVC
24 41 (14.29%) ETL
25 37 (12.89%) Data Warehouse
25 37 (12.89%) Ajax

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 (5.57%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (4.53%) IIS
4 12 (4.18%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.09%) Apache
5 6 (2.09%) CMS
5 6 (2.09%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.74%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.05%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.70%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.70%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.70%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.70%) SAS
10 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (8.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.74%) SPSS
3 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (3.83%) SimCorp Dimension
2 4 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.70%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.35%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.35%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle TCA
4 1 (0.35%) Relativity
4 1 (0.35%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 72 (25.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (8.01%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.44%) Office 365
4 4 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.39%) IaaS
5 2 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.70%) PaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.74%) Firewall
2 4 (1.39%) DNS
2 4 (1.39%) SAN
3 3 (1.05%) DHCP
3 3 (1.05%) Internet
3 3 (1.05%) LAN
3 3 (1.05%) NetScaler
3 3 (1.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.05%) WAN
4 2 (0.70%) Skype
5 1 (0.35%) HTTP
5 1 (0.35%) Intranet
5 1 (0.35%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.35%) NAS
5 1 (0.35%) Network Security
5 1 (0.35%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.35%) VLAN
5 1 (0.35%) VoIP
5 1 (0.35%) VPN
5 1 (0.35%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 287 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 101 (35.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 92 (32.06%) SQL Server 2014
3 92 (32.06%) SQL Server 2016
4 86 (29.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 75 (26.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 60 (20.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 37 (12.89%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (11.85%) Relational Database
9 29 (10.10%) SQL Server 2005
10 18 (6.27%) OLAP
10 18 (6.27%) Power BI
11 13 (4.53%) MS Access
12 10 (3.48%) MySQL
12 10 (3.48%) OLAP Cube
13 9 (3.14%) NoSQL
13 9 (3.14%) Oracle Database
13 9 (3.14%) PerformancePoint
14 8 (2.79%) MongoDB
15 7 (2.44%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 42 (14.63%) NUnit
2 28 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (8.71%) Moq
3 25 (8.71%) MSTest
4 15 (5.23%) Visual Studio
5 13 (4.53%) Selenium
6 11 (3.83%) Jasmine
6 11 (3.83%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (3.83%) TeamCity
7 8 (2.79%) Subversion
8 7 (2.44%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.09%) Git (software)
9 6 (2.09%) JIRA
10 5 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (1.05%) ERwin
13 2 (0.70%) MSBuild
13 2 (0.70%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 1 (0.35%) Bower
General
1 110 (38.33%) Finance
2 33 (11.50%) Banking
3 17 (5.92%) Front Office
4 10 (3.48%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.14%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.79%) Marketing
7 6 (2.09%) Legal
7 6 (2.09%) Retail
8 5 (1.74%) Law
9 3 (1.05%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.70%) Back Office
10 2 (0.70%) Publishing
10 2 (0.70%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Electronics
11 1 (0.35%) Local Government
11 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 191 (66.55%) Developer
2 78 (27.18%) SQL Developer
3 68 (23.69%) C# Developer
4 42 (14.63%) .NET Developer
5 40 (13.94%) Senior Developer
6 37 (12.89%) WPF Developer
7 33 (11.50%) C# WPF Developer
8 27 (9.41%) DBA
9 24 (8.36%) SQL Server Developer
10 23 (8.01%) SQL DBA
11 22 (7.67%) SSIS Developer
12 21 (7.32%) Senior .NET Developer
13 20 (6.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 20 (6.97%) SSAS Developer
14 18 (6.27%) C# .NET Developer
15 16 (5.57%) Full Stack Developer
16 15 (5.23%) SQL BI Developer
17 14 (4.88%) C# WCF Developer
17 14 (4.88%) WCF Developer
18 13 (4.53%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (42.16%) .NET
2 73 (25.44%) WCF
3 52 (18.12%) AngularJS
3 52 (18.12%) HTML
4 51 (17.77%) CSS
5 48 (16.72%) WPF
6 47 (16.38%) ASP.NET
7 37 (12.89%) Ajax
8 31 (10.80%) .NET Framework
8 31 (10.80%) jQuery
9 30 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 30 (10.45%) Task Parallel Library
10 27 (9.41%) Web Services
11 22 (7.67%) Aurelia
12 21 (7.32%) MDX
13 14 (4.88%) RESTful
14 12 (4.18%) JSON
15 9 (3.14%) Entity Framework
16 8 (2.79%) HTML5
16 8 (2.79%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.50%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (6.27%) Fixed Income
3 16 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.57%) Equities
4 14 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (4.18%) Credit Risk
5 12 (4.18%) Fintech
6 9 (3.14%) Clustering
7 8 (2.79%) Replication
8 7 (2.44%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.09%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.74%) Market Risk
11 3 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.05%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.70%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.70%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.70%) Linked Data
12 2 (0.70%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 66 (23.00%) Windows
2 27 (9.41%) Windows Server
3 26 (9.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (6.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (5.23%) Linux
6 7 (2.44%) Windows 10
7 6 (2.09%) Android
7 6 (2.09%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.09%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.05%) Nucleus RTOS
9 3 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.70%) CentOS
10 2 (0.70%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.35%) AIX
11 1 (0.35%) Solaris
11 1 (0.35%) Unix
11 1 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (31.36%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (18.82%) Business Intelligence
3 50 (17.42%) TDD
4 46 (16.03%) MVVM
5 42 (14.63%) MVC
6 41 (14.29%) ETL
7 33 (11.50%) SOA
8 29 (10.10%) OO
9 27 (9.41%) Migration
9 27 (9.41%) SDLC
10 25 (8.71%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (8.71%) Mathematics
10 25 (8.71%) Multithreading
11 24 (8.36%) Scrum
12 23 (8.01%) DevOps
13 21 (7.32%) OOA/OOD
13 21 (7.32%) Waterfall
14 20 (6.97%) Performance Tuning
15 19 (6.62%) Unit Testing
16 18 (6.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 188 (65.51%) SQL
2 143 (49.83%) C#
3 92 (32.06%) T-SQL
4 34 (11.85%) PowerShell
5 29 (10.10%) TypeScript
6 27 (9.41%) JavaScript
7 10 (3.48%) Python
8 8 (2.79%) Java
8 8 (2.79%) PHP
8 8 (2.79%) R
9 7 (2.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 6 (2.09%) C
10 6 (2.09%) Perl
10 6 (2.09%) VBA
11 5 (1.74%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.74%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.39%) C++
12 4 (1.39%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.05%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.05%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (12.54%) Degree
2 32 (11.15%) Security Cleared
3 19 (6.62%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.39%) MCITP
6 2 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.70%) ISEB
6 2 (0.70%) MCSE
6 2 (0.70%) MCTS
7 1 (0.35%) CLAS
7 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.74%) Data Quality
1 5 (1.74%) QA
1 5 (1.74%) SLA
2 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.35%) PMO
2 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (4.53%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.74%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (1.74%) XenApp
3 4 (1.39%) Docker
4 3 (1.05%) vSphere
5 2 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.35%) HDFS
6 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.35%) UAG
6 1 (0.35%) vCloud
6 1 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.39%) SCCM
1 4 (1.39%) SCOM
2 3 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.05%) Puppet
3 2 (0.70%) Nagios
3 2 (0.70%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.35%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (0.35%) Ionix
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.35%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.35%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 94 (32.75%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.32%) Oracle
3 17 (5.92%) Tableau
4 15 (5.23%) VMware
5 12 (4.18%) Charles River
6 11 (3.83%) SimCorp
7 8 (2.79%) RedGate
8 7 (2.44%) SolarWinds
9 5 (1.74%) Citrix
9 5 (1.74%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.74%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.39%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.39%) iManage
10 4 (1.39%) NetApp
11 3 (1.05%) Cisco
11 3 (1.05%) CommVault
11 3 (1.05%) Google
11 3 (1.05%) IBM
11 3 (1.05%) SAP
11 3 (1.05%) Xamarin