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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.53% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £19.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+49.36% -35.24%
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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
44 23 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 23.53% 19.66% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 33
Average daily rate £500 £450 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £260 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +2.56%

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 2 September 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Perforce
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Solace
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 1 (33.33%) Reference Data
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) Quantitative Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Document Management
3 1 (33.33%) NUnit
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Derivative
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) DTS
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Derivative
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 1 (33.33%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) Quantitative Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) B2B
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Perforce
2 1 (33.33%) Solace
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica