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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 268 260 185
Rank change year-on-year -8 -75  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 152 170 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.74% 0.80% 1.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.13% 3.48% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 116 248
Median daily rate £450 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.40% +4.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year - +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +31.94% +5.88%  

SQL Server 2012 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 4851 4886 5590
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 23.71% 22.85% 23.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3524 3615 3916
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 50
Median hourly rate £24.66 £35.00 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.54% +25.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £16.08 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.98 £127.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +11 34 £451 +6.00% 11
Brentford - 1 £365 -
Harrow - 1 £425 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £375 -
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 325 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 217 (66.77%) SQL
3 176 (54.15%) Microsoft
4 142 (43.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 130 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 121 (37.23%) .NET
7 120 (36.92%) C#
8 108 (33.23%) Windows
9 107 (32.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 100 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
11 92 (28.31%) T-SQL
12 85 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
13 81 (24.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 81 (24.92%) Finance
14 74 (22.77%) Data Warehouse
15 73 (22.46%) Microsoft Azure
16 63 (19.38%) HTML
17 62 (19.08%) PowerShell
18 61 (18.77%) CSS
19 55 (16.92%) JavaScript
19 55 (16.92%) MVC
20 52 (16.00%) ASP.NET
21 50 (15.38%) Visual Studio
21 50 (15.38%) Windows Server
22 48 (14.77%) SQL Server 2014
22 48 (14.77%) Windows Server 2012
22 48 (14.77%) SQL Server 2005
23 46 (14.15%) ETL
24 45 (13.85%) TDD
25 43 (13.23%) jQuery

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 39 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 27 (8.31%) SharePoint 2013
3 25 (7.69%) IIS
4 22 (6.77%) MS Exchange
5 12 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.54%) Skype for Business
10 4 (1.23%) SAS
10 4 (1.23%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.92%) CMS
11 3 (0.92%) MS Project Server
11 3 (0.92%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.31%) Apache
13 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.31%) GeoServer
Applications
1 28 (8.62%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.92%) Stata
4 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.62%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.54%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (1.23%) SystmOne
4 3 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.92%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.62%) Endur
5 2 (0.62%) FastStats
5 2 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.31%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.31%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.31%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 73 (22.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (9.85%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (5.23%) Office 365
4 13 (4.00%) IaaS
5 10 (3.08%) PaaS
6 5 (1.54%) Azure Data Factory
6 5 (1.54%) Data Lake Analytics
7 3 (0.92%) Yammer
8 2 (0.62%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.62%) AWS OpsWorks
8 2 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.62%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.46%) Firewall
2 17 (5.23%) SAN
3 10 (3.08%) DNS
3 10 (3.08%) TCP/IP
4 9 (2.77%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (2.46%) Internet
6 6 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (1.85%) NAS
7 5 (1.54%) DHCP
7 5 (1.54%) Intranet
7 5 (1.54%) LAN
7 5 (1.54%) VoIP
7 5 (1.54%) WAN
8 4 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (1.23%) VPN
9 3 (0.92%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.92%) Extranet
9 3 (0.92%) HTTP
9 3 (0.92%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 325 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 142 (43.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 130 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 107 (32.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 81 (24.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 74 (22.77%) Data Warehouse
7 48 (14.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 48 (14.77%) SQL Server 2014
8 37 (11.38%) SQL Server 2016
9 31 (9.54%) Power BI
10 23 (7.08%) Relational Database
11 17 (5.23%) OLAP
12 15 (4.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 13 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
13 13 (4.00%) NoSQL
13 13 (4.00%) QlikView
14 12 (3.69%) Big Data
14 12 (3.69%) Hadoop
15 9 (2.77%) Oracle Database
16 8 (2.46%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 50 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 43 (13.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (12.31%) NUnit
4 25 (7.69%) MSTest
5 17 (5.23%) Moq
6 12 (3.69%) Jenkins
7 11 (3.38%) Git (software)
8 10 (3.08%) SpecFlow
8 10 (3.08%) TeamCity
8 10 (3.08%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 9 (2.77%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.85%) Selenium
11 4 (1.23%) JIRA
11 4 (1.23%) MSBuild
11 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (1.23%) WiX
12 3 (0.92%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.92%) ReSharper
12 3 (0.92%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 81 (24.92%) Finance
2 24 (7.38%) Banking
3 14 (4.31%) Front Office
4 12 (3.69%) Law
5 11 (3.38%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.77%) Legal
7 8 (2.46%) Marketing
8 7 (2.15%) Advertising
8 7 (2.15%) Back Office
8 7 (2.15%) Retail
9 6 (1.85%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.23%) Games
11 3 (0.92%) Digital Economy
11 3 (0.92%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.62%) Electronics
12 2 (0.62%) German Language
12 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.31%) Local Government
13 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 184 (56.62%) Developer
2 74 (22.77%) SQL Developer
3 54 (16.62%) .NET Developer
4 51 (15.69%) C# Developer
5 37 (11.38%) DBA
6 34 (10.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 33 (10.15%) Analyst
7 33 (10.15%) SQL DBA
8 31 (9.54%) SSIS Developer
9 25 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
10 23 (7.08%) SQL Server Developer
11 22 (6.77%) Senior Developer
12 19 (5.85%) Architect
13 17 (5.23%) ETL Developer
13 17 (5.23%) SQL Analyst
14 16 (4.92%) Angular Developer
15 15 (4.62%) Applications Support
15 15 (4.62%) Full Stack Developer
16 14 (4.31%) SharePoint Developer
17 13 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (37.23%) .NET
2 63 (19.38%) HTML
3 61 (18.77%) CSS
4 52 (16.00%) ASP.NET
5 43 (13.23%) jQuery
6 42 (12.92%) .NET Framework
7 41 (12.62%) WCF
8 39 (12.00%) AngularJS
9 30 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 29 (8.92%) Ajax
11 23 (7.08%) Entity Framework
12 21 (6.46%) HTML5
13 20 (6.15%) XML
14 18 (5.54%) MDX
15 17 (5.23%) Web Services
16 14 (4.31%) ASP.NET Web API
16 14 (4.31%) Razor View Engine
17 12 (3.69%) WF
17 12 (3.69%) WPF
18 11 (3.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.00%) Clustering
2 15 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.62%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.31%) Data Centre
3 14 (4.31%) Replication
4 13 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.08%) Fixed Income
6 9 (2.77%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.85%) NHS
8 5 (1.54%) Derivative
9 4 (1.23%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.23%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.23%) OTC Derivatives
9 4 (1.23%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.92%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.92%) EMC VNX
10 3 (0.92%) iPad
10 3 (0.92%) User Experience
10 3 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 108 (33.23%) Windows
2 50 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 48 (14.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (8.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (4.00%) Linux
6 9 (2.77%) Windows 7
6 9 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.46%) Windows 10
8 7 (2.15%) CentOS
9 5 (1.54%) Solaris
9 5 (1.54%) Windows Vista
10 3 (0.92%) Android
10 3 (0.92%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.92%) Unix
10 3 (0.92%) VMS
11 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 85 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (16.92%) MVC
4 46 (14.15%) ETL
5 45 (13.85%) TDD
6 36 (11.08%) DevOps
7 34 (10.46%) Migration
8 32 (9.85%) ITIL
9 29 (8.92%) Performance Tuning
10 26 (8.00%) Data Modelling
11 24 (7.38%) Unit Testing
12 23 (7.08%) Disaster Recovery
13 22 (6.77%) Scrum
14 20 (6.15%) Asset Management
14 20 (6.15%) Kimball Methodology
14 20 (6.15%) SOA
15 19 (5.85%) Test Automation
16 16 (4.92%) Analytics
16 16 (4.92%) Configuration Management
16 16 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 217 (66.77%) SQL
2 120 (36.92%) C#
3 92 (28.31%) T-SQL
4 62 (19.08%) PowerShell
5 55 (16.92%) JavaScript
6 12 (3.69%) VBA
7 10 (3.08%) Python
8 9 (2.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 6 (1.85%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.54%) Java
10 5 (1.54%) XPath
11 3 (0.92%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.92%) VB
11 3 (0.92%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.62%) R
12 2 (0.62%) VBScript
13 1 (0.31%) F#
13 1 (0.31%) PHP
13 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.31%) VB6
Qualifications
1 34 (10.46%) Security Cleared
2 33 (10.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (8.62%) Degree
4 24 (7.38%) SC Cleared
5 20 (6.15%) MCSE
6 17 (5.23%) MCITP
7 16 (4.92%) DV Cleared
8 15 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
11 9 (2.77%) CCNA
12 8 (2.46%) Master's Degree
12 8 (2.46%) MCP
13 6 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.54%) CCSP
14 5 (1.54%) MCTS
15 4 (1.23%) CFA
15 4 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 3 (0.92%) MCSD
17 2 (0.62%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.08%) QA
2 5 (1.54%) SLA
3 3 (0.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (0.92%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.62%) COBIT
5 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 25 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 22 (6.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (3.69%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (2.46%) XenApp
6 6 (1.85%) Docker
7 5 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (1.23%) UAG
9 3 (0.92%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.92%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.62%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.62%) vSphere
11 1 (0.31%) Samba
11 1 (0.31%) Squid
11 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (6.77%) SCCM
2 17 (5.23%) Microsoft Clustering
3 9 (2.77%) SCOM
4 8 (2.46%) Nagios
5 7 (2.15%) PowerCLI
5 7 (2.15%) Puppet
6 6 (1.85%) Failover Clustering
6 6 (1.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (1.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (0.92%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.62%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.62%) WSUS
11 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.31%) Control-M
11 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.31%) vRealize
11 1 (0.31%) WMI
11 1 (0.31%) Xymon
Vendors
1 176 (54.15%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.62%) VMware
3 23 (7.08%) HP
4 19 (5.85%) Cisco
5 18 (5.54%) Oracle
6 16 (4.92%) Citrix
7 14 (4.31%) Symantec
8 13 (4.00%) Tableau
9 10 (3.08%) RedGate
10 9 (2.77%) Red Hat
11 8 (2.46%) SolarWinds
11 8 (2.46%) Telerik
12 7 (2.15%) Splunk
13 6 (1.85%) Lumension
13 6 (1.85%) SAP
14 5 (1.54%) IBM
14 5 (1.54%) StorageTek
14 5 (1.54%) Sun
15 4 (1.23%) CheckPoint
15 4 (1.23%) EMC
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Rate: From £380 to £410 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Plan-Net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: Yesterday