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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 9 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.52% 11.96% 7.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 30.00% 51.16% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 4
Median daily rate £438 £400 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £300 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £490 £733
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+38.95% +2.17%
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
30 43 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 21.74% 23.37% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 15
Median daily rate £400 £422 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.21% -15.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £545 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.77% +14.00%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 14 (60.87%) SQL
3 13 (56.52%) Oracle
4 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (39.13%) C#
6 8 (34.78%) .NET
6 8 (34.78%) Data Modelling
6 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (34.78%) Banking
7 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (30.43%) ETL
7 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
7 7 (30.43%) Windows
8 6 (26.09%) DB2
8 6 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (26.09%) Virtual Team
9 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
9 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (21.74%) OO
9 5 (21.74%) Java
9 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (17.39%) Linux
10 4 (17.39%) High Availability
10 4 (17.39%) Low Latency
10 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
10 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration

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 1 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) JBoss
1 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Endur
2 1 (4.35%) Global One
2 1 (4.35%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (26.09%) DB2
3 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (13.04%) OLAP
5 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (4.35%) Data Lake
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (4.35%) MySQL
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
7 1 (4.35%) QlikView
7 1 (4.35%) UniData
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
1 3 (13.04%) SpecFlow
1 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) Artifactory
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) JUnit
2 2 (8.70%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
3 1 (4.35%) JBehave
3 1 (4.35%) Log4j
3 1 (4.35%) NUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Front Office
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Senior SQL Developer
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
5 4 (17.39%) ETL Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior ETL Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior SQL Server Developer
5 4 (17.39%) SQL BI Developer
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 4 (17.39%) SSIS Developer
5 4 (17.39%) SSRS Developer
6 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C++ Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Data Architect
7 2 (8.70%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) ATL
3 2 (8.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) JAXB
3 2 (8.70%) jQuery
3 2 (8.70%) JSON
3 2 (8.70%) MFC
3 2 (8.70%) Spring
3 2 (8.70%) STL
3 2 (8.70%) WCF
3 2 (8.70%) WPF
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.35%) GWT
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) Spring.NET
4 1 (4.35%) Task Parallel Library
4 1 (4.35%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Virtual Team
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) Data Integration
3 3 (13.04%) Derivative
3 3 (13.04%) Replication
4 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
5 1 (4.35%) Equities
5 1 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (4.35%) Market Risk
5 1 (4.35%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Unix
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (34.78%) Data Modelling
3 7 (30.43%) ETL
4 6 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (21.74%) OO
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (17.39%) ETL Development
6 4 (17.39%) High Availability
6 4 (17.39%) Low Latency
6 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
7 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
7 3 (13.04%) DevOps
7 3 (13.04%) OOP
7 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
7 3 (13.04%) Scrum
7 3 (13.04%) Software Delivery
8 2 (8.70%) OOD
8 2 (8.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) C#
3 5 (21.74%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.70%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.70%) VC++
6 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.35%) VB
6 1 (4.35%) VBA
6 1 (4.35%) VBScript
6 1 (4.35%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.70%) Ansible
2 2 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Informatica
3 3 (13.04%) Sybase
4 2 (8.70%) OpenLink
4 2 (8.70%) Tableau
5 1 (4.35%) Infragistics
5 1 (4.35%) Perforce
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) Sencha
5 1 (4.35%) Splunk