The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Canary Wharf region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 30 14
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 16 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.90% 5.37% 11.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.10% 31.37% 35.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 27
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£563 £500 £540
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £322 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £733 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
21 51 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 18.10% 17.11% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 40 58
Average daily rate £500 £438 £515
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £303 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £593 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%
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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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (45.45%) Big Data
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
5 4 (36.36%) Cognos
5 4 (36.36%) XML
5 4 (36.36%) ETL
5 4 (36.36%) FTP
5 4 (36.36%) HTTP
5 4 (36.36%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
5 4 (36.36%) Degree
5 4 (36.36%) JSON
5 4 (36.36%) Data Transformation
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (36.36%) Data Integration
6 3 (27.27%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) VB
7 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) Middleware
7 2 (18.18%) Banking
7 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
7 2 (18.18%) VMware

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1 (9.09%) Documentum
1 1 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) FTP
1 4 (36.36%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (45.45%) Big Data
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (9.09%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) ETL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Integration Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) XML
1 4 (36.36%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (18.18%) Middleware
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
1 4 (36.36%) Data Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
3 4 (36.36%) ETL
3 4 (36.36%) Data Transformation
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) MODAF
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
5 1 (9.09%) OOP
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Cognos
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Teradata
4 1 (9.09%) Nimsoft
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) CA