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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.77% 8.89% 2.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.22% 34.04% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 2
Median daily rate £513 £450 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +71.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £403 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £515 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.44 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+37.57% +6.00%
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
37 47 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 23.27% 26.11% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 11
Median daily rate £575 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -22.90%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 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 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 6 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 5 (27.78%) SAN
5 5 (27.78%) IIS
5 5 (27.78%) XML
5 5 (27.78%) VMware
6 4 (22.22%) Clustering
6 4 (22.22%) Firewall
6 4 (22.22%) Web Services
6 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (22.22%) HTML
6 4 (22.22%) EMC
6 4 (22.22%) XSLT
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco
6 4 (22.22%) IBM
6 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
7 3 (16.67%) Degree
7 3 (16.67%) WSUS
7 3 (16.67%) jQuery
7 3 (16.67%) HAProxy
7 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) IIS
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (5.56%) JBoss
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) SAN
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (11.11%) Internet
4 2 (11.11%) Intranet
4 2 (11.11%) LAN
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) DHCP
5 1 (5.56%) DNS
5 1 (5.56%) FCoE
5 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.56%) HTTP
5 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.56%) Multicast
5 1 (5.56%) NAS
5 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.11%) OLAP
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) DB2
3 1 (5.56%) HBase
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) IntelliJ
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
2 3 (16.67%) Front Office
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (11.11%) Network Deployment Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Support
5 1 (5.56%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Data Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) XML
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) XSLT
3 3 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (11.11%) Ajax
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.11%) Java EE
4 2 (11.11%) JSP
4 2 (11.11%) Kafka
4 2 (11.11%) Spring
4 2 (11.11%) Spring Boot
4 2 (11.11%) XSD
5 1 (5.56%) CSS
5 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.56%) LAMP
5 1 (5.56%) Middleware
5 1 (5.56%) Rendezvous
5 1 (5.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Clustering
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) EMC VNX
2 3 (16.67%) Replication
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Data Integration
3 2 (11.11%) Derivative
3 2 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (11.11%) Market Risk
3 2 (11.11%) Taxonomies
3 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team
4 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (5.56%) Online Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.11%) Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) BDD
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) Content Management
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.11%) Database Tuning
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.11%) SOA
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) User Stories
3 2 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (5.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 3 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.11%) C
6 1 (5.56%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) R
6 1 (5.56%) Scala
6 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) KVM
4 1 (5.56%) NFS
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (5.56%) SRDF
4 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HAProxy
1 3 (16.67%) WMI
1 3 (16.67%) WSUS
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 4 (22.22%) EMC
4 4 (22.22%) IBM
5 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 3 (16.67%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) Sybase
6 2 (11.11%) Dell
6 2 (11.11%) GoldenSource
6 2 (11.11%) Informatica
6 2 (11.11%) Tableau
6 2 (11.11%) TIBCO
7 1 (5.56%) Adobe
7 1 (5.56%) AppDynamics
7 1 (5.56%) DataSynapse
7 1 (5.56%) Intel
7 1 (5.56%) Mashery
7 1 (5.56%) Solace