The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Canary Wharf region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 23 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.65% 1.98% 3.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.57% 10.29% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 15
Average daily rate - £613 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- -0.76%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
28 68 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 18.18% 19.21% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 49 92
Average daily rate £550 £572 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2008
London

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 18 April 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (75.00%) ETL
3 6 (75.00%) Financial Institution
3 6 (75.00%) Back Office
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (75.00%) Banking
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
5 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) MOM
5 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
5 1 (12.50%) SAS
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
5 1 (12.50%) OLAP
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (12.50%) SAS
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
5 1 (12.50%) OLAP
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Financial Institution
2 6 (75.00%) Back Office
2 6 (75.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) ETL Developer
3 5 (62.50%) Lead Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) SAS Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Senior ETL Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
1 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) ETL
1 6 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
2 1 (12.50%) Use Case
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) MOM
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix