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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 16 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 18 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 9.18% 4.27% 5.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.86% 31.25% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 13
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £570 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
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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
42 16 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 21.43% 13.68% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 36
Average daily rate £422 £525 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.54% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015, 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 21 (63.64%) Finance
2 14 (42.42%) SQL
2 14 (42.42%) Oracle
3 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
4 12 (36.36%) DB2
4 12 (36.36%) Windows
5 11 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
6 9 (27.27%) Linux
6 9 (27.27%) ITIL
7 8 (24.24%) UNIX
7 8 (24.24%) IIS
7 8 (24.24%) Apache
7 8 (24.24%) Tomcat
7 8 (24.24%) LDAP
7 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
7 8 (24.24%) JBoss
7 8 (24.24%) NFS
7 8 (24.24%) SAN
7 8 (24.24%) Red Hat
7 8 (24.24%) Service Management
7 8 (24.24%) VMware
7 8 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (24.24%) NAS
7 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (24.24%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 8 (24.24%) IIS
1 8 (24.24%) JBoss
1 8 (24.24%) Apache
1 8 (24.24%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) LDAP
1 8 (24.24%) SAN
1 8 (24.24%) NAS
2 1 (3.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) DB2
2 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (21.21%) RDBMS
4 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 6 (18.18%) Informix
6 3 (9.09%) UniData
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
8 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
8 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) NUnit
1 1 (3.03%) Maven
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
1 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (63.64%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Marketing
3 5 (15.15%) Banking
4 3 (9.09%) Front Office
5 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (18.18%) Senior Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Administrator
2 6 (18.18%) ETL Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Senior ETL Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Perl Developer
4 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Informatica Developer
6 1 (3.03%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) SOAP
2 3 (9.09%) WCF
2 3 (9.09%) WPF
2 3 (9.09%) REST
2 3 (9.09%) Moose
3 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) CSS
4 1 (3.03%) J2EE
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.03%) Spring
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Sling
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Felix
4 1 (3.03%) Android SDK
4 1 (3.03%) Silverlight
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.03%) OSGi
4 1 (3.03%) iOS SDK
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
2 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.03%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Linux
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (24.24%) UNIX
4 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
2 8 (24.24%) Service Management
2 8 (24.24%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (21.21%) Data Modelling
3 7 (21.21%) ETL
4 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 6 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (18.18%) Low Latency
5 5 (15.15%) ETL Development
5 5 (15.15%) OO
6 3 (9.09%) Project Management
6 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.06%) Migration
7 2 (6.06%) Investment Management
7 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) Quantitative Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 7 (21.21%) Perl
3 7 (21.21%) Shell Script
4 4 (12.12%) C#
5 3 (9.09%) VBA
5 3 (9.09%) UniBasic
5 3 (9.09%) Korn
6 2 (6.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) NFS
1 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Oracle
2 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
3 8 (24.24%) Red Hat
3 8 (24.24%) VMware
4 7 (21.21%) Sybase
5 3 (9.09%) SunGard
6 1 (3.03%) Informatica
6 1 (3.03%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (3.03%) Solace
6 1 (3.03%) Adobe
6 1 (3.03%) Sun
6 1 (3.03%) Apple
6 1 (3.03%) Reuters
6 1 (3.03%) Bloomberg
6 1 (3.03%) Perforce