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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 20 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.81% - 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.26% - 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £450 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+48.13% -8.92%
SQL Server 2008
London

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
19 19 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 15.45% 18.81% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 29
Average daily rate £500 £600 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +17.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £725 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 6 (85.71%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (71.43%) Investment Banking
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) Change Management
4 4 (57.14%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) Replication
4 4 (57.14%) Clustering
4 4 (57.14%) Change Control
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (57.14%) Database Security
4 4 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
4 4 (57.14%) Database Mirroring
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (28.57%) Data Management
6 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
6 1 (14.29%) Control-M
6 1 (14.29%) Front Office
6 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
6 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (14.29%) DTS
6 1 (14.29%) ETL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mart
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Banking
3 5 (71.43%) Investment Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Front Office
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) DBA
1 5 (71.43%) SQL DBA
2 4 (57.14%) Senior DBA
2 4 (57.14%) Senior SQL DBA
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Server Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (14.29%) WPF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
1 1 (14.29%) WPF
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Clustering
1 4 (57.14%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (57.14%) Change Control
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) Database Mirroring
2 4 (57.14%) Database Security
2 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) MVVM
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Control-M
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Perforce