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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.35% 4.00% 5.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.11% 19.05% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Average daily rate £475 £575 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £642 £703 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +7.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.27% -1.66%
SQL Server
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 21 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 15.08% 21.00% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 29
Average daily rate £500 £600 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £725 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016, 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 17 (62.96%) Banking
2 15 (55.56%) C#
3 14 (51.85%) SQL
3 14 (51.85%) .NET
3 14 (51.85%) Finance
4 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 9 (33.33%) XML
4 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
5 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (25.93%) Front Office
6 7 (25.93%) OO
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
7 6 (22.22%) Windows
7 6 (22.22%) Oracle
7 6 (22.22%) HTML
7 6 (22.22%) Java
7 6 (22.22%) WPF
8 5 (18.52%) WCF
8 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
8 5 (18.52%) Degree
8 5 (18.52%) Data Management
8 5 (18.52%) MVC

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (3.70%) Confluence
1 1 (3.70%) JBoss
1 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) Multicast
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (11.11%) MS Access
7 3 (11.11%) Spotfire
8 2 (7.41%) Big Data
8 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
8 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (3.70%) Data Mart
9 1 (3.70%) DB2
9 1 (3.70%) DTS
9 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
9 1 (3.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
3 2 (7.41%) Maven
3 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) Ant
4 1 (3.70%) ClearCase
4 1 (3.70%) ClearQuest
4 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.70%) Hudson
4 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.70%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.70%) NUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Selenium
4 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (62.96%) Banking
2 14 (51.85%) Finance
3 9 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 7 (25.93%) Front Office
5 4 (14.81%) Marketing
6 2 (7.41%) Retail
7 1 (3.70%) Back Office
7 1 (3.70%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Developer
3 7 (25.93%) C# Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C# WPF Developer
4 5 (18.52%) DBA
4 5 (18.52%) SQL DBA
4 5 (18.52%) WPF Developer
5 4 (14.81%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior DBA
5 4 (14.81%) Senior SQL DBA
5 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Front Office Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
7 2 (7.41%) SQL BI Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Agile Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Automation Test Lead
8 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Front Office C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) .NET
2 9 (33.33%) XML
3 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
4 6 (22.22%) HTML
4 6 (22.22%) WPF
5 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
5 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (18.52%) WCF
6 4 (14.81%) CSS
6 4 (14.81%) Entity Framework
6 4 (14.81%) XBRL
7 3 (11.11%) jQuery
7 3 (11.11%) Spring
7 3 (11.11%) XSL
8 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
8 2 (7.41%) HTML5
9 1 (3.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (3.70%) Ext JS
9 1 (3.70%) GWT
9 1 (3.70%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Clustering
3 4 (14.81%) Replication
4 2 (7.41%) Data Integration
4 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Derivative
5 1 (3.70%) Hedge funds
5 1 (3.70%) Reference Data
5 1 (3.70%) User Experience
5 1 (3.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) OO
2 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (18.52%) Data Management
4 5 (18.52%) MVC
4 5 (18.52%) MVVM
4 5 (18.52%) OOP
4 5 (18.52%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (14.81%) Change Control
5 4 (14.81%) Change Management
5 4 (14.81%) Database Mirroring
5 4 (14.81%) Database Security
5 4 (14.81%) ETL
5 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
5 4 (14.81%) Investment Management
5 4 (14.81%) TDD
5 4 (14.81%) Time Management
5 4 (14.81%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) C#
2 14 (51.85%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) Java
4 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
5 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.81%) Perl
6 3 (11.11%) VBA
7 2 (7.41%) C++
7 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
7 2 (7.41%) VC++
8 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.70%) VB
8 1 (3.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Control-M
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) DevExpress
3 3 (11.11%) Perforce
3 3 (11.11%) Syncfusion
4 2 (7.41%) Informatica
4 2 (7.41%) Sybase
5 1 (3.70%) LANSA
5 1 (3.70%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (3.70%) OpenLink
5 1 (3.70%) Solace