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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 10 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.02% 8.38% 2.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 29.41% 34.88% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 3
Median daily rate £340 £488 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.25% -11.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £415 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £543 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.20 £31.76 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+23.42% +33.72%
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
34 43 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 20.48% 24.02% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 13
Median daily rate £390 £538 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.44% +19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £380 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.14 £33.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.71% +34.20%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) Windows
3 9 (42.86%) Oracle
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (33.33%) Java
4 7 (33.33%) Finance
5 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (23.81%) .NET
6 5 (23.81%) Linux
6 5 (23.81%) IIS
6 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
6 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
7 4 (19.05%) SAN
7 4 (19.05%) XML
7 4 (19.05%) Sybase
7 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (19.05%) C#
7 4 (19.05%) Banking
7 4 (19.05%) VMware
7 4 (19.05%) Clustering
7 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (19.05%) Firewall
8 3 (14.29%) Front Office
8 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 3 (14.29%) Migration
8 3 (14.29%) VMware ESX
8 3 (14.29%) Web Services
8 3 (14.29%) Replication
8 3 (14.29%) HTML

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 (23.81%) IIS
2 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.76%) JBoss
4 1 (4.76%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Global One
1 1 (4.76%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
1 4 (19.05%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (9.52%) Intranet
4 1 (4.76%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) Internet
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) VLAN
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (14.29%) OLAP
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (9.52%) DB2
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) UniData
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
1 2 (9.52%) JUnit
1 2 (9.52%) Maven
2 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
2 1 (4.76%) JBehave
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Log4j
2 1 (4.76%) NUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Front Office
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (9.52%) Network Deployment Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Support
5 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Excel Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) HR Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Splunk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) XML
3 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 3 (14.29%) HTML
3 3 (14.29%) jQuery
3 3 (14.29%) Web Services
3 3 (14.29%) XSLT
4 2 (9.52%) Java EE
4 2 (9.52%) JAXB
4 2 (9.52%) JSON
4 2 (9.52%) JSP
4 2 (9.52%) Spring
4 2 (9.52%) XSD
5 1 (4.76%) CSS
5 1 (4.76%) J2EE
5 1 (4.76%) JDBC
5 1 (4.76%) JMS
5 1 (4.76%) JMX
5 1 (4.76%) SAX
5 1 (4.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) EMC VNX
2 3 (14.29%) Market Risk
2 3 (14.29%) Replication
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Data Integration
3 2 (9.52%) Derivative
3 2 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (9.52%) Taxonomies
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
4 1 (4.76%) Equities
4 1 (4.76%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.52%) Unix
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (14.29%) BDD
3 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) API Development
4 2 (9.52%) Content Management
4 2 (9.52%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.52%) Database Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) ETL
4 2 (9.52%) OO
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.52%) SOA
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
4 4 (19.05%) C#
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) C
5 2 (9.52%) PHP
5 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.76%) VB
6 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HAProxy
1 3 (14.29%) WMI
1 3 (14.29%) WSUS
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Sybase
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) EMC
3 3 (14.29%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) Informatica
4 2 (9.52%) Dell
4 2 (9.52%) GoldenSource
4 2 (9.52%) IBM
4 2 (9.52%) Tableau
5 1 (4.76%) Mashery
5 1 (4.76%) Perforce
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) SAP
5 1 (4.76%) Sencha
5 1 (4.76%) Splunk
5 1 (4.76%) TIBCO