The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 33 52
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - 2.44% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 12.20% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £488 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
21 41 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 18.42% 20.00% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 77
Average daily rate £450 £550 £543
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £460 £427
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Canary Wharf region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf