Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 346 306 197
Rank change year-on-year -40 -109 +52
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 301 350 616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.64% 0.77% 1.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.71% 3.32% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 255 509
London median daily rate £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% - +10.39%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £307
90th Percentile £588 £538 £588
England median daily rate £413 £384 £375
% change year-on-year +7.56% +2.27% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
London median hourly rate £29.62 £60.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.63% +192.68% -53.93%
England median hourly rate £39.33 £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.61% +100.00% -35.71%

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 11100 10556 11364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.70% 23.30% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8235 7489 8085
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £353 £320 £300
90th Percentile £660 £638 £625
England median daily rate £453 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +6.47% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 38 77
London median hourly rate £26.61 £32.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +43.33% -18.18%
10th Percentile £18.20 £15.25 £14.65
90th Percentile £58.75 £99.30 £88.00
England median hourly rate £31.75 £28.00 £27.78
% change year-on-year +13.39% +0.79% +15.75%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +1 70 £475 +11.76% 12
North London -5 6 £500 +38.89%
West London -14 5 £450 +12.50% 2
East London -4 3 £213 -50.00%
South London -19 2 £530 +41.33% 2
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 301 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 195 (64.78%) SQL
3 151 (50.17%) C#
4 131 (43.52%) .NET
5 111 (36.88%) Finance
6 110 (36.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 100 (33.22%) T-SQL
8 99 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
9 97 (32.23%) Microsoft
10 96 (31.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 92 (30.56%) Windows
12 80 (26.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 74 (24.58%) SQL Server 2016
14 73 (24.25%) Business Intelligence
15 72 (23.92%) SQL Server 2014
16 71 (23.59%) Microsoft Azure
17 70 (23.26%) WCF
18 68 (22.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 62 (20.60%) Data Warehouse
20 58 (19.27%) AngularJS
21 56 (18.60%) HTML
21 56 (18.60%) CSS
22 53 (17.61%) ASP.NET
23 52 (17.28%) MVC
24 50 (16.61%) Ajax
25 48 (15.95%) SQL Server 2005
26 47 (15.61%) ETL
27 46 (15.28%) PowerShell
28 45 (14.95%) Migration
29 44 (14.62%) NUnit

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 18 (5.98%) IIS
2 17 (5.65%) SharePoint
3 14 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (3.99%) MS Exchange
4 12 (3.99%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.66%) Skype for Business
7 7 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.99%) CMS
9 5 (1.66%) Apache
9 5 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.66%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.66%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.66%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.66%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.66%) SAS
12 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (6.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.66%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.33%) SPSS
4 3 (1.00%) Stata
5 2 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.99%) Unit4 Business World
2 11 (3.65%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.66%) Endur
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle TCA
4 1 (0.33%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.33%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 71 (23.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (13.62%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.32%) Office 365
4 5 (1.66%) IaaS
5 4 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.00%) PaaS
7 2 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.33%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.33%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.33%) SaaS
8 1 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.98%) SAN
2 11 (3.65%) Firewall
3 6 (1.99%) VoIP
3 6 (1.99%) VPN
4 5 (1.66%) Skype
4 5 (1.66%) SSL
5 4 (1.33%) Internet
5 4 (1.33%) NAS
5 4 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (1.00%) DNS
6 3 (1.00%) Intranet
7 2 (0.66%) HTTP
7 2 (0.66%) LAN
7 2 (0.66%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.66%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.66%) WAN
8 1 (0.33%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.33%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.33%) WinSCP
8 1 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 301 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 110 (36.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 96 (31.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 80 (26.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 74 (24.58%) SQL Server 2016
6 72 (23.92%) SQL Server 2014
7 68 (22.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 62 (20.60%) Data Warehouse
9 48 (15.95%) SQL Server 2005
10 31 (10.30%) Relational Database
11 26 (8.64%) OLAP
12 21 (6.98%) Power BI
13 16 (5.32%) QlikView
14 15 (4.98%) OLAP Cube
15 13 (4.32%) NoSQL
16 12 (3.99%) MS Access
17 8 (2.66%) EDRMS
17 8 (2.66%) Hadoop
17 8 (2.66%) MySQL
17 8 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (14.62%) NUnit
2 36 (11.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (10.63%) MSTest
4 30 (9.97%) Moq
5 22 (7.31%) Visual Studio
6 13 (4.32%) Octopus Deploy
7 12 (3.99%) Jenkins
8 10 (3.32%) Selenium
9 9 (2.99%) Subversion
10 8 (2.66%) JIRA
11 7 (2.33%) Jasmine
12 6 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.99%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.33%) Git (software)
13 4 (1.33%) ReSharper
14 3 (1.00%) ERwin
14 3 (1.00%) Rhino Mocks
14 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 3 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
14 3 (1.00%) WiX
General
1 111 (36.88%) Finance
2 39 (12.96%) Banking
3 19 (6.31%) Front Office
4 18 (5.98%) Marketing
5 16 (5.32%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.99%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.66%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.00%) Digital Economy
8 3 (1.00%) Electronics
8 3 (1.00%) Legal
8 3 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.00%) Retail
9 2 (0.66%) Back Office
9 2 (0.66%) Law
9 2 (0.66%) Publishing
10 1 (0.33%) Advertising
10 1 (0.33%) Local Government
10 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 196 (65.12%) Developer
2 89 (29.57%) SQL Developer
3 70 (23.26%) C# Developer
4 53 (17.61%) .NET Developer
5 39 (12.96%) Senior Developer
6 33 (10.96%) SQL Server Developer
7 29 (9.63%) WPF Developer
8 26 (8.64%) SSIS Developer
9 25 (8.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 25 (8.31%) C# .NET Developer
10 23 (7.64%) DBA
11 22 (7.31%) C# WPF Developer
11 22 (7.31%) Full Stack Developer
12 21 (6.98%) ETL Developer
13 20 (6.64%) Architect
13 20 (6.64%) Senior .NET Developer
14 19 (6.31%) Analyst
15 18 (5.98%) Lead Developer
16 17 (5.65%) Senior SQL Developer
16 17 (5.65%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (43.52%) .NET
2 70 (23.26%) WCF
3 58 (19.27%) AngularJS
4 56 (18.60%) CSS
4 56 (18.60%) HTML
5 53 (17.61%) ASP.NET
6 50 (16.61%) Ajax
7 42 (13.95%) WPF
8 39 (12.96%) jQuery
9 31 (10.30%) .NET Framework
9 31 (10.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 29 (9.63%) Web Services
11 25 (8.31%) MDX
12 23 (7.64%) Aurelia
13 18 (5.98%) Task Parallel Library
14 17 (5.65%) RESTful
15 11 (3.65%) JSON
15 11 (3.65%) React
16 10 (3.32%) LINQ
16 10 (3.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.30%) Fixed Income
2 22 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.64%) Computer Science
4 17 (5.65%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (4.32%) Credit Risk
6 12 (3.99%) Clustering
6 12 (3.99%) Equities
7 10 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.32%) Replication
8 9 (2.99%) Fintech
8 9 (2.99%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.33%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.99%) Market Risk
11 4 (1.33%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.33%) Derivative
11 4 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.33%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.33%) OTC Derivatives
11 4 (1.33%) Private Cloud
12 3 (1.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 92 (30.56%) Windows
2 39 (12.96%) Windows Server
3 34 (11.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (5.65%) Linux
5 12 (3.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.99%) VMS
6 6 (1.99%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.66%) Android
7 5 (1.66%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.66%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.33%) Solaris
8 4 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.00%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.66%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.33%) Nucleus RTOS
11 1 (0.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (24.25%) Business Intelligence
3 52 (17.28%) MVC
4 47 (15.61%) ETL
5 45 (14.95%) Migration
6 42 (13.95%) TDD
7 41 (13.62%) MVVM
8 31 (10.30%) SOA
9 28 (9.30%) Asset Management
10 27 (8.97%) Kimball Methodology
10 27 (8.97%) SDLC
11 24 (7.97%) Performance Tuning
12 23 (7.64%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (7.64%) OO
13 21 (6.98%) Scrum
14 20 (6.64%) DevOps
15 19 (6.31%) Data Migration
16 16 (5.32%) Project Management
17 15 (4.98%) Mentoring
17 15 (4.98%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 195 (64.78%) SQL
2 151 (50.17%) C#
3 100 (33.22%) T-SQL
4 46 (15.28%) PowerShell
5 30 (9.97%) JavaScript
6 22 (7.31%) TypeScript
7 10 (3.32%) Python
8 9 (2.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 9 (2.99%) Java
9 7 (2.33%) PHP
9 7 (2.33%) R
10 6 (1.99%) VBA
11 5 (1.66%) C
11 5 (1.66%) Perl
12 4 (1.33%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.00%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.66%) C++
14 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 40 (13.29%) Degree
2 27 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (6.98%) Security Cleared
4 20 (6.64%) MCSE
5 17 (5.65%) MCITP
6 14 (4.65%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.32%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.66%) CFA
8 5 (1.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (1.66%) MCTS
9 4 (1.33%) CCNA
9 4 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.33%) Master's Degree
10 3 (1.00%) CCSP
10 3 (1.00%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.66%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.66%) ISEB
12 1 (0.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.33%) Data Quality
1 7 (2.33%) QA
2 4 (1.33%) SLA
3 2 (0.66%) PMO
4 1 (0.33%) COBIT
4 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (5.98%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.65%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.66%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.66%) Docker
4 5 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.66%) UAG
5 2 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.66%) vSphere
5 2 (0.66%) XenApp
6 1 (0.33%) HDFS
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.33%) vCloud
6 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (4.98%) SCCM
2 12 (3.99%) SCOM
3 6 (1.99%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (1.66%) SCOrch
4 5 (1.66%) SCSM
4 5 (1.66%) vMotion
5 2 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.66%) Nagios
6 1 (0.33%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.33%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (0.33%) Ionix
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.33%) Opsview
6 1 (0.33%) Puppet
6 1 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 97 (32.23%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.31%) Tableau
3 18 (5.98%) Oracle
4 17 (5.65%) VMware
5 16 (5.32%) HP
5 16 (5.32%) RedGate
6 15 (4.98%) Citrix
7 12 (3.99%) Charles River
7 12 (3.99%) Cisco
8 11 (3.65%) SimCorp
8 11 (3.65%) Sitecore
9 10 (3.32%) NetApp
10 7 (2.33%) 3PAR
11 5 (1.66%) Barracuda Networks
11 5 (1.66%) Juniper
11 5 (1.66%) SolarWinds
11 5 (1.66%) Telerik
11 5 (1.66%) WatchGuard
12 4 (1.33%) SAP
12 4 (1.33%) Sun