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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 33 13
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 3 8 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.61% 3.65% 11.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.29% 19.05% 39.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 34
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£550 £492 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -10.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £446 £483
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £570 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +5.76%
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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
21 42 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 18.26% 19.18% 28.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 36 70
Average daily rate £450 £484 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.02% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.05 £30.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.12%

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 September 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 September 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) Cognos
3 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (50.00%) ETL
3 4 (50.00%) FTP
3 4 (50.00%) HTTP
3 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) JSON
3 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (50.00%) Big Data
3 4 (50.00%) Data Transformation
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (50.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) SAS
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) OOP
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (12.50%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) FTP
1 4 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (50.00%) Big Data
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) ETL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Integration Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) XML
1 4 (50.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (50.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (50.00%) ETL
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) Data Transformation
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) ATDD
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VBA
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Cognos
3 1 (12.50%) Teradata