The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 18 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 3 29 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.96% 8.12% 20.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.11% 41.43% 62.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 19 66
Average daily rate - £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £25.88
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.19%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
27 70 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 17.65% 19.61% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 50 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
London

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
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 17 April 2014, 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 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 13 (54.17%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (45.83%) Windows
3 11 (45.83%) Back Office
3 11 (45.83%) Banking
4 10 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (37.50%) Java
5 9 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (33.33%) Oracle
6 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (29.17%) SQL
7 7 (29.17%) VB
7 7 (29.17%) Middleware
7 7 (29.17%) ETL
7 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (25.00%) MODAF
8 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
8 6 (25.00%) TOGAF
8 6 (25.00%) Financial Institution
8 6 (25.00%) Migration
8 6 (25.00%) VMware
8 6 (25.00%) VMware ESX
8 6 (25.00%) J2EE
8 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
9 5 (20.83%) ITIL
9 5 (20.83%) Documentum

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 5 (20.83%) Documentum
2 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.33%) Confluence
3 2 (8.33%) IIS
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) CMS
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Network Security
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) SSL
2 2 (8.33%) WAN
2 2 (8.33%) HTTP
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (12.50%) Big Data
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (8.33%) QlikView
6 2 (8.33%) EDRMS
7 1 (4.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (4.17%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (4.17%) OLAP
7 1 (4.17%) MS Access
7 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
7 1 (4.17%) DataStage
7 1 (4.17%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) ClearQuest
2 2 (8.33%) NUnit
2 2 (8.33%) CruiseControl
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
2 2 (8.33%) ClearCase
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) Build Forge
3 1 (4.17%) Toad
3 1 (4.17%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (4.17%) TestNG
3 1 (4.17%) JUnit
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 11 (45.83%) Banking
2 11 (45.83%) Back Office
3 6 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 4 (16.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) Retail
5 1 (4.17%) Front Office
5 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Architect
2 6 (25.00%) ETL Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Lead Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Database Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Test Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Data Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Sybase Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Middleware
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (25.00%) J2EE
3 2 (8.33%) XML
3 2 (8.33%) MDX
3 2 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) Ext JS
4 1 (4.17%) XSD
4 1 (4.17%) DHTML
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) JSP
4 1 (4.17%) Servlets
4 1 (4.17%) Struts
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) Ehcache
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) REST
4 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.33%) Social Network
1 2 (8.33%) Market Risk
1 2 (8.33%) Social Media
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.17%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (12.50%) UNIX
4 2 (8.33%) Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (29.17%) ETL
3 6 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 6 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
3 6 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 6 (25.00%) MODAF
3 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (25.00%) Migration
4 5 (20.83%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) CMMI
5 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.33%) Content Management
6 2 (8.33%) Network Design
6 2 (8.33%) SEO
6 2 (8.33%) Workflow
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) VB
3 4 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) VBA
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) Basel II
2 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) MOM
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) CA
3 3 (12.50%) Nimsoft
3 3 (12.50%) IBM
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Sybase
4 1 (4.17%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.17%) Cognos
4 1 (4.17%) Talend
4 1 (4.17%) Informatica
4 1 (4.17%) DataFlux
4 1 (4.17%) Sencha