Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 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
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 355 406 321
Rank change year-on-year +51 -85 -17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 47 202 369
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.49% 0.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.10% 1.97% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 152 287
Median daily rate £425 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £260 £313 £313
90th Percentile £517 £700 £575
England median daily rate £425 £440 £400
% change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £65.00
England median hourly rate - £22.83 £44.50
% change year-on-year - -48.70% +4.71%

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 4,288 10,233 11,767
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.97% 24.81% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,969 7,435 8,808
Median daily rate £525 £525 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.94% +3.00%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £356
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £483 £475
% change year-on-year +3.57% +1.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 63 74
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% +10.46%
10th Percentile £20.36 £17.83 £20.08
90th Percentile £47.78 £56.50 £47.68
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +8.87%

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 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 2020. 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 +95 10 £475 - 2
West London +54 3 £200 -57.89%
South London +43 2 £270 -28.00%
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (57.45%) SQL
3 25 (53.19%) SQL Server 2016
4 22 (46.81%) Windows
4 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
5 18 (38.30%) Finance
6 15 (31.91%) Migration
7 14 (29.79%) VMware
7 14 (29.79%) Data Management
7 14 (29.79%) C#
7 14 (29.79%) Windows Server
7 14 (29.79%) SQL Server 2014
8 13 (27.66%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (25.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
10 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (23.40%) Data Centre
11 10 (21.28%) T-SQL
11 10 (21.28%) Data Migration
11 10 (21.28%) Azure
12 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
12 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (19.15%) ITIL
12 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
12 9 (19.15%) Task Automation
13 8 (17.02%) Perl
13 8 (17.02%) .NET
14 7 (14.89%) Sybase

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 4 (8.51%) IIS
2 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.26%) Apache
3 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) Confluence
4 1 (2.13%) Drupal
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Azure
2 6 (12.77%) Office 365
3 5 (10.64%) AWS
4 3 (6.38%) GCP
5 2 (4.26%) IaaS
5 2 (4.26%) PaaS
5 2 (4.26%) Power Platform
5 2 (4.26%) SaaS
6 1 (2.13%) Azure Stack
6 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) DNS
1 5 (10.64%) SAN
2 4 (8.51%) DHCP
3 3 (6.38%) SMTP
4 2 (4.26%) Firewall
4 2 (4.26%) NAS
4 2 (4.26%) Network Security
4 2 (4.26%) VoIP
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.13%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.13%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.13%) LAN
5 1 (2.13%) MPLS
5 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.13%) Skype
5 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.13%) VPN
5 1 (2.13%) WAN
5 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (53.19%) SQL Server 2016
3 14 (29.79%) SQL Server 2014
4 12 (25.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (14.89%) MongoDB
8 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
11 2 (4.26%) MySQL
11 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
11 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (4.26%) Power BI
11 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
11 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
11 2 (4.26%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.38%) JIRA
2 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (4.26%) Bitbucket
3 2 (4.26%) Sourcetree
4 1 (2.13%) Postman
4 1 (2.13%) Serena SBM
4 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.13%) Subversion
4 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (38.30%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
2 3 (6.38%) Public Sector
3 2 (4.26%) Law
4 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) DBA
2 17 (36.17%) SQL DBA
3 13 (27.66%) Developer
4 11 (23.40%) SQL Server DBA
5 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared DBA
6 6 (12.77%) .NET Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Administrator
7 5 (10.64%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (10.64%) Sybase DBA
8 4 (8.51%) C# Developer
9 3 (6.38%) C# WPF Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
9 3 (6.38%) WPF Developer
9 3 (6.38%) XAML Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Analyst
10 2 (4.26%) Consultant
10 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V Consultant
10 2 (4.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) .NET
2 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET
3 6 (12.77%) Web Services
4 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
5 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (6.38%) JDBC
6 3 (6.38%) jQuery
6 3 (6.38%) ODBC
6 3 (6.38%) SOAP
6 3 (6.38%) WPF
7 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.26%) Entity Framework
7 2 (4.26%) HTML
7 2 (4.26%) HTML5
7 2 (4.26%) Kendo UI
7 2 (4.26%) LDAP
7 2 (4.26%) XML
8 1 (2.13%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
4 1 (2.13%) PKI
4 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Windows
2 14 (29.79%) Windows Server
3 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.77%) Linux
4 6 (12.77%) Unix
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.26%) Solaris
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (2.13%) Android
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Migration
2 14 (29.79%) Data Management
3 13 (27.66%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (21.28%) Data Migration
5 9 (19.15%) ITIL
5 9 (19.15%) Task Automation
6 7 (14.89%) MVC
7 6 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (12.77%) Security Management
8 5 (10.64%) DevOps
8 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.51%) Database Security
9 4 (8.51%) OO
9 4 (8.51%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (6.38%) High Availability
10 3 (6.38%) MVVM
10 3 (6.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) SQL
2 14 (29.79%) C#
3 10 (21.28%) T-SQL
4 8 (17.02%) Perl
5 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
6 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
7 5 (10.64%) Korn
8 3 (6.38%) XAML
9 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.26%) C
9 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.26%) Python
10 1 (2.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (2.13%) Java
10 1 (2.13%) Ruby
10 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.26%) MCSA
3 2 (4.26%) MCSE
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
1 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.26%) XenApp
4 1 (2.13%) Docker
4 1 (2.13%) UAG
4 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) SCCM
2 2 (4.26%) Nessus
2 2 (4.26%) SCOM
2 2 (4.26%) SCVMM
2 2 (4.26%) WSUS
3 1 (2.13%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.13%) Ansible
3 1 (2.13%) Control-M
3 1 (2.13%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.13%) Puppet
3 1 (2.13%) QRadar
3 1 (2.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.13%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
2 14 (29.79%) VMware
3 7 (14.89%) Oracle
3 7 (14.89%) Sybase
4 6 (12.77%) Red Hat
5 5 (10.64%) EMC
5 5 (10.64%) Telerik
6 4 (8.51%) Cisco
7 3 (6.38%) IBM
8 2 (4.26%) Carbon Black
8 2 (4.26%) Citrix
8 2 (4.26%) Google
8 2 (4.26%) Juniper
8 2 (4.26%) ServiceNow
8 2 (4.26%) Veeam
9 1 (2.13%) CyberArk
9 1 (2.13%) FNZ
9 1 (2.13%) Meraki
9 1 (2.13%) SaltStack
9 1 (2.13%) Splunk