Period
to 22 April 2021

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 22 April 2021 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
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 405 366 412
Rank change year-on-year -39 +46 -82
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 41 86 199
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.37% 0.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.79% 1.54% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 74 152
10th Percentile £363 £313 £350
25th Percentile £406 £356 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £465 £425 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.41% -15.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £534 £500 £613
90th Percentile £575 £531 £700
England median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 5,197 5,590 10,365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.34% 24.19% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,674 4,058 7,618
10th Percentile £363 £363 £363
25th Percentile £433 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £625 £625 £609
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £488 £488
% change year-on-year +2.56% - +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 41
10th Percentile £20.00 £15.98 £20.00
25th Percentile £21.19 £20.88 £21.00
Median hourly rate £36.44 £26.75 £24.50
Median % change year-on-year +36.22% +9.18% -9.79%
75th Percentile £59.56 £47.81 £37.50
90th Percentile £67.85 £69.04 £56.50
England median hourly rate £24.64 £24.70 £33.75
% change year-on-year -0.24% -26.81% +12.50%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in London.

Daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in London

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in London over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2012 in London

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in London.

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 22 April 2021. 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
East London +28 3 £465 +9.41% 2
Central London +33 2 £505 +12.11% 4
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2021, 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 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (82.93%) SQL
3 25 (60.98%) Windows
4 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
5 20 (48.78%) SQL Server 2016
6 17 (41.46%) T-SQL
7 14 (34.15%) Finance
8 13 (31.71%) SQL Server 2017
9 12 (29.27%) SQL Server 2014
9 12 (29.27%) Windows Server
9 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (26.83%) Linux
11 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
11 10 (24.39%) .NET
11 10 (24.39%) VMware
11 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (24.39%) PowerShell
11 10 (24.39%) SQL Server 2019
11 10 (24.39%) Power Platform
12 9 (21.95%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (21.95%) Microsoft 365
12 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (21.95%) C#
13 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
13 8 (19.51%) IIS
13 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (19.51%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (17.07%) MongoDB
14 7 (17.07%) .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 8 (19.51%) IIS
2 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.88%) Apache
3 2 (4.88%) Confluence
3 2 (4.88%) Drupal
3 2 (4.88%) Joomla!
3 2 (4.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Elite 3E
2 2 (4.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) Power Platform
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft 365
3 6 (14.63%) PaaS
4 5 (12.20%) SaaS
5 3 (7.32%) AWS
5 3 (7.32%) Azure
5 3 (7.32%) NuGet
5 3 (7.32%) Power Automate
5 3 (7.32%) PowerApps
5 3 (7.32%) Yammer
6 2 (4.88%) GitHub
7 1 (2.44%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.44%) GCP
7 1 (2.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) LAN
1 6 (14.63%) WAN
1 6 (14.63%) Wireless
2 5 (12.20%) Firewall
3 2 (4.88%) DHCP
3 2 (4.88%) DNS
3 2 (4.88%) SAN
3 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.88%) VoIP
4 1 (2.44%) Intranet
4 1 (2.44%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (48.78%) SQL Server 2016
3 13 (31.71%) SQL Server 2017
4 12 (29.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (24.39%) SQL Server 2019
6 9 (21.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (17.07%) MongoDB
7 7 (17.07%) Power BI
7 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (14.63%) Biml
8 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
8 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (7.32%) MySQL
10 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
10 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (7.32%) Sybase ASE
11 2 (4.88%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
1 6 (14.63%) JIRA
2 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (7.32%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.88%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.44%) Fiddler
5 1 (2.44%) Serena SBM
5 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Digital Economy
5 1 (2.44%) International Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Law
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) DBA
1 11 (26.83%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) SQL DBA
3 6 (14.63%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Applications Support
5 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (7.32%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Systems Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior WPF Developer
6 3 (7.32%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) .NET
2 7 (17.07%) .NET Framework
3 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
4 4 (9.76%) REST
4 4 (9.76%) SOAP
4 4 (9.76%) Web Services
4 4 (9.76%) XML
4 4 (9.76%) XSLT
5 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (7.32%) CSS
5 3 (7.32%) HTML
5 3 (7.32%) jQuery
5 3 (7.32%) Reactive Extensions
5 3 (7.32%) Task Parallel Library
5 3 (7.32%) WCF
5 3 (7.32%) WPF
6 1 (2.44%) JSON
6 1 (2.44%) LDAP
6 1 (2.44%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) User Experience
2 5 (12.20%) Replication
3 3 (7.32%) Clustering
3 3 (7.32%) Fixed Income
3 3 (7.32%) NHS
4 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Windows Server
2 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (26.83%) Linux
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.32%) Solaris
7 2 (4.88%) AIX
7 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.88%) CentOS
7 2 (4.88%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (19.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (17.07%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (17.07%) Storage Management
4 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
4 6 (14.63%) ITIL
4 6 (14.63%) Kimball Methodology
4 6 (14.63%) Migration
4 6 (14.63%) Visualisation
5 5 (12.20%) Business Continuity
5 5 (12.20%) Matrix Organization
5 5 (12.20%) Project Management
6 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
6 4 (9.76%) Problem Management
6 4 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (7.32%) Change Management
7 3 (7.32%) Data Transformation
7 3 (7.32%) SOLID
7 3 (7.32%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (82.93%) SQL
2 17 (41.46%) T-SQL
3 10 (24.39%) PowerShell
4 9 (21.95%) C#
5 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
6 6 (14.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 5 (12.20%) Java
8 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
8 4 (9.76%) Perl
8 4 (9.76%) Python
8 4 (9.76%) Ruby
8 4 (9.76%) XPath
9 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
9 3 (7.32%) VB.NET
10 2 (4.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) GDPR
1 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.76%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) SCOM
2 6 (14.63%) SCCM
2 6 (14.63%) SCSM
3 2 (4.88%) Puppet
3 2 (4.88%) WMI
4 1 (2.44%) Control-M
4 1 (2.44%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.44%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (2.44%) Grafana
4 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.44%) Perfmon
4 1 (2.44%) QRadar
4 1 (2.44%) Terraform
4 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
2 10 (24.39%) VMware
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle
4 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
4 4 (9.76%) SAP
4 4 (9.76%) Sybase
5 3 (7.32%) Telerik
6 2 (4.88%) Apple
6 2 (4.88%) Citrix
6 2 (4.88%) Mitel
7 1 (2.44%) BMC
7 1 (2.44%) CA
7 1 (2.44%) EMC
7 1 (2.44%) IBM
7 1 (2.44%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (2.44%) McAfee
7 1 (2.44%) Qualys
7 1 (2.44%) Remedy
7 1 (2.44%) Serena
7 1 (2.44%) Splunk