Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 345 323 274
Rank change year-on-year -22 -49 -89
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 322 308 418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.70% 0.74% 0.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.77% 3.04% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 220 309
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £588 £588 £551
England median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
London median hourly rate - £77.31 -
England median hourly rate £33.50 £46.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year -27.57% +172.06% -25.54%

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 11,633 10,131 10,619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 25.18% 24.20% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,714 7,342 7,697
London median daily rate £520 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £356 £326 £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 74 48 49
London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.88 £26.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.60% -0.16% +11.12%
10th Percentile £20.25 £18.05 £17.03
90th Percentile £47.46 £47.88 £99.20
England median hourly rate £33.50 £29.56 £28.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.72% +14.00%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -23 89 £500 +11.11% 35
South London -39 11 £358 -4.67%
East London -13 9 £453 +39.23% 4
West London -32 7 £385 -3.75% 12
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 322 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 191 (59.32%) SQL
3 172 (53.42%) .NET
4 169 (52.48%) C#
5 140 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
6 113 (35.09%) Finance
7 99 (30.75%) Microsoft Azure
8 95 (29.50%) SQL Server 2016
9 92 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 91 (28.26%) SQL Server 2014
11 89 (27.64%) Microsoft
12 88 (27.33%) TDD
13 78 (24.22%) T-SQL
14 72 (22.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 71 (22.05%) Business Intelligence
16 69 (21.43%) WCF
16 69 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
17 65 (20.19%) WPF
18 61 (18.94%) MVVM
19 60 (18.63%) MVC
19 60 (18.63%) CSS
19 60 (18.63%) Data Warehouse
20 59 (18.32%) Multithreading
21 58 (18.01%) HTML
22 55 (17.08%) AngularJS
23 53 (16.46%) ETL
24 50 (15.53%) ASP.NET
25 48 (14.91%) SOA
26 47 (14.60%) Windows
27 46 (14.29%) JavaScript

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 (4.97%) IIS
2 11 (3.42%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.11%) CMS
4 7 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.86%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.24%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.24%) Confluence
7 4 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.93%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.93%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.62%) Apache
9 2 (0.62%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.31%) Drupal
10 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.31%) JBoss
10 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 28 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.62%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.62%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.31%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 99 (30.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.11%) npm
4 5 (1.55%) PaaS
4 5 (1.55%) SaaS
5 2 (0.62%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (0.62%) IaaS
5 2 (0.62%) Office 365
6 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.86%) Firewall
1 6 (1.86%) SAN
2 5 (1.55%) HTTP
3 3 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.62%) DHCP
4 2 (0.62%) DNS
4 2 (0.62%) H.323
4 2 (0.62%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.62%) Internet
4 2 (0.62%) iSCSI
4 2 (0.62%) ISDN
4 2 (0.62%) LAN
4 2 (0.62%) PABX
4 2 (0.62%) SMS
4 2 (0.62%) VoIP
4 2 (0.62%) WAN
5 1 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.31%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.31%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 95 (29.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 92 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 91 (28.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 72 (22.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 69 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 60 (18.63%) Data Warehouse
8 46 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 31 (9.63%) Power BI
10 28 (8.70%) Relational Database
11 20 (6.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 17 (5.28%) OLAP
12 17 (5.28%) SQL Server 2005
13 13 (4.04%) Azure SQL Database
14 9 (2.80%) Oracle Database
15 8 (2.48%) OLAP Cube
15 8 (2.48%) QlikView
16 7 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (2.17%) PowerPivot
17 6 (1.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (12.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (9.63%) NUnit
3 27 (8.39%) Visual Studio
4 19 (5.90%) Git (software)
4 19 (5.90%) Octopus Deploy
5 18 (5.59%) MSTest
6 16 (4.97%) webpack
7 14 (4.35%) Jenkins
8 13 (4.04%) Visual Studio Team System
9 11 (3.42%) Jasmine
9 11 (3.42%) Selenium
10 10 (3.11%) Moq
11 9 (2.80%) TeamCity
12 8 (2.48%) gulp
12 8 (2.48%) JIRA
13 7 (2.17%) Bitbucket
13 7 (2.17%) Grunt
13 7 (2.17%) SpecFlow
14 6 (1.86%) git-flow
14 6 (1.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 113 (35.09%) Finance
2 22 (6.83%) Retail
3 15 (4.66%) Front Office
4 13 (4.04%) Banking
5 10 (3.11%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.55%) Advertising
6 5 (1.55%) Law
7 4 (1.24%) Legal
7 4 (1.24%) Local Government
7 4 (1.24%) Marketing
8 3 (0.93%) Back Office
9 1 (0.31%) Billing
9 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 243 (75.47%) Developer
2 80 (24.84%) C# Developer
3 76 (23.60%) SQL Developer
4 70 (21.74%) .NET Developer
5 53 (16.46%) Senior Developer
6 48 (14.91%) WPF Developer
7 40 (12.42%) C# WPF Developer
8 36 (11.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 36 (11.18%) Senior .NET Developer
9 29 (9.01%) C# .NET Developer
10 28 (8.70%) DBA
11 25 (7.76%) SQL DBA
12 21 (6.52%) Full Stack Developer
13 20 (6.21%) SSIS Developer
14 17 (5.28%) Senior C# Developer
14 17 (5.28%) SQL Server Developer
15 16 (4.97%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 15 (4.66%) Consultant
17 14 (4.35%) Analyst
17 14 (4.35%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (53.42%) .NET
2 69 (21.43%) WCF
3 65 (20.19%) WPF
4 60 (18.63%) CSS
5 58 (18.01%) HTML
6 55 (17.08%) AngularJS
7 50 (15.53%) ASP.NET
8 41 (12.73%) .NET Framework
9 40 (12.42%) jQuery
10 39 (12.11%) Task Parallel Library
11 37 (11.49%) ASP.NET Web API
11 37 (11.49%) Web Services
12 34 (10.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 33 (10.25%) JSON
14 32 (9.94%) REST
15 27 (8.39%) Entity Framework
16 25 (7.76%) HTML5
17 19 (5.90%) Ajax
17 19 (5.90%) XML
18 17 (5.28%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.73%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (4.97%) Fixed Income
3 13 (4.04%) Hedge funds
4 12 (3.73%) Clustering
5 10 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.11%) Equities
5 10 (3.11%) Fintech
5 10 (3.11%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.48%) User Experience
7 6 (1.86%) Replication
8 5 (1.55%) Derivative
8 5 (1.55%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.55%) NHS
8 5 (1.55%) OTC Derivatives
8 5 (1.55%) Reinsurance
9 3 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.93%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.62%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.62%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 47 (14.60%) Windows
2 16 (4.97%) Windows Server
3 13 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (2.17%) Windows 10
5 6 (1.86%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.55%) Linux
7 4 (1.24%) Android
7 4 (1.24%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.62%) CentOS
9 2 (0.62%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.31%) AIX
10 1 (0.31%) Unix
10 1 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (27.33%) TDD
3 71 (22.05%) Business Intelligence
4 61 (18.94%) MVVM
5 60 (18.63%) MVC
6 59 (18.32%) Multithreading
7 53 (16.46%) ETL
8 48 (14.91%) SOA
9 42 (13.04%) OO
10 37 (11.49%) SDLC
11 35 (10.87%) Waterfall
12 34 (10.56%) DevOps
13 33 (10.25%) Problem-Solving
14 32 (9.94%) Scrum
15 31 (9.63%) Mathematics
16 29 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (9.01%) OOA/OOD
17 26 (8.07%) Kimball Methodology
17 26 (8.07%) Web Development
18 25 (7.76%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 191 (59.32%) SQL
2 169 (52.48%) C#
3 78 (24.22%) T-SQL
4 46 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 33 (10.25%) TypeScript
6 22 (6.83%) PowerShell
7 18 (5.59%) VBA
8 17 (5.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 12 (3.73%) C
10 9 (2.80%) Java
11 4 (1.24%) Apple Swift
11 4 (1.24%) C++
11 4 (1.24%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.24%) Python
11 4 (1.24%) R
11 4 (1.24%) Scala
11 4 (1.24%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.24%) VBScript
12 3 (0.93%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.93%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (10.56%) Degree
2 18 (5.59%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.66%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.93%) MCSE
7 2 (0.62%) CCNA
7 2 (0.62%) MCSA
7 2 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) MCITP
8 1 (0.31%) MCP
8 1 (0.31%) MCTS
8 1 (0.31%) OCA
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.86%) SLA
2 4 (1.24%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.93%) GDPR
4 2 (0.62%) QA
5 1 (0.31%) EMIR
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.31%) MiFID
5 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (9.01%) Docker
2 14 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.24%) HDFS
5 4 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.93%) XenApp
7 2 (0.62%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.62%) NFS
7 2 (0.62%) vSphere
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (1.55%) SCCM
3 4 (1.24%) Oozie
3 4 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.93%) SCOrch
4 3 (0.93%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.62%) vMotion
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.31%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.31%) SCOM
6 1 (0.31%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.31%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 89 (27.64%) Microsoft
2 38 (11.80%) Tableau
3 22 (6.83%) Oracle
4 17 (5.28%) VMware
5 11 (3.42%) Charles River
5 11 (3.42%) Telerik
6 9 (2.80%) Cognos
7 7 (2.17%) Citrix
8 5 (1.55%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.24%) Capita
9 4 (1.24%) F5
9 4 (1.24%) HP
9 4 (1.24%) Informatica
9 4 (1.24%) NetApp
9 4 (1.24%) RedGate
10 3 (0.93%) Cisco
10 3 (0.93%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.62%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.62%) Sage
11 2 (0.62%) SAP