The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 15 5 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 11.45% 3.88% 7.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.39% 20.00% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 19
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£500 £800 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £800 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £800 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.10 £31.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+1.10% +13.39%
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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
31 25 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 23.66% 19.38% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 48
Average daily rate £475 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £793 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

SQL Server
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 across the Canary Wharf region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing SQL Server 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.

1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 9 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
4 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 6 (33.33%) Banking
4 6 (33.33%) DB2
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) OO
5 5 (27.78%) UNIX
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (22.22%) .NET
6 4 (22.22%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) Perl
6 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
6 4 (22.22%) ETL
6 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
7 3 (16.67%) Project Management
7 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (16.67%) Front Office
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) Global One

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing SQL Server 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 6 (33.33%) DB2
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
4 3 (16.67%) UniData
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Informix
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) NUnit
2 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Front Office
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (16.67%) ETL Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior ETL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Perl Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Informatica Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) WCF
2 3 (16.67%) WPF
3 2 (11.11%) HTML5
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) Swing
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.56%) EJB
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
4 1 (5.56%) J2EE
4 1 (5.56%) iOS SDK
4 1 (5.56%) REST
4 1 (5.56%) Moose
4 1 (5.56%) Android SDK
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Hedge funds
4 1 (5.56%) Replication
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.56%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) OO
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 4 (22.22%) ETL
2 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (16.67%) Scrum
3 3 (16.67%) OOP
3 3 (16.67%) Low Latency
3 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Investment Management
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Quantitative Investing
4 2 (11.11%) BDD
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) Perl
2 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 3 (16.67%) UniBasic
3 3 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) VBA
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) SunGard
4 2 (11.11%) Sybase
5 1 (5.56%) Perforce
5 1 (5.56%) Informatica
5 1 (5.56%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (5.56%) Sun
5 1 (5.56%) Solace