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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 19 32
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 16 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.51% 3.51% 3.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.00% 19.05% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% +11.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £318 £446
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £570 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.28 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+33.10% -18.03%
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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
40 21 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 21.28% 18.42% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 32
Average daily rate £500 £450 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £260 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 31 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 31 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 25 (59.52%) Finance
2 18 (42.86%) Oracle
3 17 (40.48%) SQL
4 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 13 (30.95%) Windows
5 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (28.57%) DB2
7 11 (26.19%) Linux
7 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (26.19%) PowerShell
8 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
8 10 (23.81%) .NET
8 10 (23.81%) OO
9 9 (21.43%) JBoss
9 9 (21.43%) ITIL
9 9 (21.43%) UNIX
9 9 (21.43%) Sybase
9 9 (21.43%) Perl
9 9 (21.43%) C#
9 9 (21.43%) Banking
9 9 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (21.43%) Computer Science
9 9 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (19.05%) NAS
10 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (19.05%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (19.05%) Marketing

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 9 (21.43%) JBoss
2 8 (19.05%) Apache
2 8 (19.05%) Tomcat
2 8 (19.05%) IIS
3 3 (7.14%) Confluence
4 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) LDAP
1 8 (19.05%) SAN
1 8 (19.05%) NAS
2 2 (4.76%) DSL
3 1 (2.38%) FTP
3 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) DB2
2 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
3 9 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (14.29%) Informix
6 6 (14.29%) RDBMS
6 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (9.52%) Hadoop
8 3 (7.14%) UniData
8 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
10 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
10 1 (2.38%) Big Data
10 1 (2.38%) JasperReports
10 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (2.38%) Spotfire
10 1 (2.38%) QlikView
10 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.52%) JIRA
2 4 (9.52%) TeamCity
2 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.14%) SonarQube
3 3 (7.14%) Maven
3 3 (7.14%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.76%) JBehave
4 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.38%) Hudson
5 1 (2.38%) Ant
5 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.38%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.38%) ClearQuest
5 1 (2.38%) NUnit
General
1 25 (59.52%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) Banking
3 8 (19.05%) Marketing
4 5 (11.90%) Investment Banking
5 4 (9.52%) Front Office
6 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (61.90%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Administrator
3 6 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (14.29%) ETL Developer
4 5 (11.90%) C# Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Senior ETL Developer
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Perl Developer
6 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.38%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.38%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) WCF
2 5 (11.90%) WPF
3 4 (9.52%) Spring
3 4 (9.52%) HTML
4 3 (7.14%) Moose
4 3 (7.14%) REST
4 3 (7.14%) Middleware
4 3 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 3 (7.14%) SOAP
5 2 (4.76%) CSS
5 2 (4.76%) J2EE
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.76%) XML
5 2 (4.76%) HTML5
6 1 (2.38%) OSGi
6 1 (2.38%) iOS SDK
6 1 (2.38%) JSF
6 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.38%) Apache Sling
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Reference Data
3 2 (4.76%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.38%) Wiki
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Derivative
4 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.38%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Linux
3 9 (21.43%) UNIX
4 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) OO
3 9 (21.43%) ITIL
4 8 (19.05%) Service Management
4 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
4 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
4 8 (19.05%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 7 (16.67%) ETL
5 7 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (14.29%) Low Latency
6 6 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (11.90%) ETL Development
7 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.90%) TDD
8 3 (7.14%) OOD
8 3 (7.14%) Project Management
8 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) SQL
2 11 (26.19%) PowerShell
3 9 (21.43%) Perl
3 9 (21.43%) C#
4 7 (16.67%) Java
4 7 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 5 (11.90%) VBA
6 3 (7.14%) UniBasic
6 3 (7.14%) Korn
6 3 (7.14%) Scala
6 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.38%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) VC++
7 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) NFS
1 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Oracle
2 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (21.43%) Sybase
4 8 (19.05%) Red Hat
4 8 (19.05%) VMware
5 4 (9.52%) Perforce
6 3 (7.14%) SunGard
7 2 (4.76%) Informatica
7 2 (4.76%) Solace
8 1 (2.38%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.38%) Apple
8 1 (2.38%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.38%) Reuters
8 1 (2.38%) Bloomberg
8 1 (2.38%) Cognos
8 1 (2.38%) Adobe