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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 21 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 3 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.42% 7.50% 4.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.68% 47.37% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
Median daily rate £500 £478 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% -16.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -22.41%

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 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 25.00% 15.83% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 12
Median daily rate £573 £490 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.83% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £720
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -

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
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 20 February 2017, 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 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 5 (41.67%) Front Office
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) EMC
5 4 (33.33%) SAN
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco
5 4 (33.33%) IBM
5 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (33.33%) IIS
5 4 (33.33%) XML
5 4 (33.33%) XSLT
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) Sybase
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) HP
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) Banking
6 3 (25.00%) WMI

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 4 (33.33%) IIS
2 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (16.67%) Apache
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (8.33%) DataSynapse
4 1 (8.33%) JBoss
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (8.33%) FCoE
4 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (8.33%) HTTP
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) Multicast
4 1 (8.33%) NAS
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) HBase
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) OLAP
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Grunt
1 2 (16.67%) gulp
1 2 (16.67%) jspm
1 2 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
1 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Front Office
3 3 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Deployment Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Scala Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Data Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) XML
1 4 (33.33%) XSLT
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) CSS3
3 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) Java EE
3 2 (16.67%) Kafka
3 2 (16.67%) React
3 2 (16.67%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) Spring
3 2 (16.67%) Spring Boot
3 2 (16.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) EMC VNX
3 2 (16.67%) Derivative
3 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (16.67%) Market Risk
3 2 (16.67%) Taxonomies
4 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (8.33%) Online Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Replication
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) Kanban
3 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) SOLID
3 2 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (16.67%) C
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) R
5 1 (8.33%) Scala
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) KVM
2 1 (8.33%) NFS
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (8.33%) SRDF
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HAProxy
1 3 (25.00%) WMI
1 3 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) EMC
2 4 (33.33%) IBM
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Sybase
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) GoldenSource
5 1 (8.33%) Adobe
5 1 (8.33%) AppDynamics
5 1 (8.33%) Informatica
5 1 (8.33%) Intel
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) Solace
5 1 (8.33%) Tableau
5 1 (8.33%) TIBCO