The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 300 548 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.77% 11.89% 9.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.36% 44.77% 42.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 434 440
Median daily rate £438 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £596 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £327
% change year-on-year
- +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -10.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.60 £31.51 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+25.67% +32.67%
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 City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
873 1224 1345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 25.53% 26.56% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 975 1028
Median daily rate £475 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +41.26%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the City of London region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the City of London region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 City of London region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 326 (56.01%) SQL
2 230 (39.52%) Finance
3 221 (37.97%) .NET
4 201 (34.54%) C#
5 170 (29.21%) Agile Software Development
6 166 (28.52%) Microsoft
7 138 (23.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 130 (22.34%) Oracle
9 125 (21.48%) Windows
10 123 (21.13%) Banking
11 121 (20.79%) T-SQL
12 117 (20.10%) Business Intelligence
13 114 (19.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 94 (16.15%) ASP.NET
15 90 (15.46%) Data Warehouse
16 88 (15.12%) ETL
17 86 (14.78%) SQL Server 2008
18 83 (14.26%) MVC
19 78 (13.40%) HTML
20 77 (13.23%) Active Directory
21 74 (12.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 73 (12.54%) MS Excel
23 71 (12.20%) Linux
24 68 (11.68%) TDD
25 62 (10.65%) Java
26 60 (10.31%) JavaScript
27 58 (9.97%) SQL Server 2012
28 57 (9.79%) Scrum
29 55 (9.45%) XML
30 54 (9.28%) Unix

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 45 (7.73%) SharePoint
2 30 (5.15%) IIS
3 19 (3.26%) WebSphere
4 15 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (2.41%) Tomcat
6 13 (2.23%) JBoss
6 13 (2.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (2.23%) Skype for Business
7 12 (2.06%) SAS
8 9 (1.55%) Apache
8 9 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (1.20%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.03%) CMS
10 6 (1.03%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.69%) Kentico
11 4 (0.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.52%) Confluence
12 3 (0.52%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 73 (12.54%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.58%) MS Office
3 10 (1.72%) MS Project
4 8 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.23%) Markit EDM
2 9 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.52%) RMDS
4 2 (0.34%) Exstream
4 2 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.17%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.17%) Radian6
5 1 (0.17%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 46 (7.90%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (6.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (1.89%) Office 365
4 8 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.69%) Force.com
5 4 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.69%) IaaS
6 3 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.52%) PaaS
6 3 (0.52%) SaaS
7 2 (0.34%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.34%) Yammer
8 1 (0.17%) AdWords
8 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.17%) GitHub
8 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.01%) DNS
2 26 (4.47%) Firewall
3 24 (4.12%) TCP/IP
4 23 (3.95%) HTTP
5 22 (3.78%) LDAP
6 21 (3.61%) LAN
6 21 (3.61%) WAN
7 13 (2.23%) Network Security
8 10 (1.72%) FTP
8 10 (1.72%) Internet
9 9 (1.55%) NAS
9 9 (1.55%) SAN
10 8 (1.37%) SSL
10 8 (1.37%) Unified Communications
11 7 (1.20%) DHCP
11 7 (1.20%) H.323
11 7 (1.20%) Intranet
11 7 (1.20%) Skype
11 7 (1.20%) VoIP
12 6 (1.03%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (23.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 114 (19.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 90 (15.46%) Data Warehouse
4 86 (14.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 74 (12.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 58 (9.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 49 (8.42%) Oracle Database
8 38 (6.53%) Relational Database
9 35 (6.01%) Hadoop
9 35 (6.01%) SQL Server 2014
10 34 (5.84%) Big Data
11 32 (5.50%) MongoDB
12 25 (4.30%) NoSQL
13 21 (3.61%) MySQL
14 20 (3.44%) SQL Server 2005
15 19 (3.26%) Oracle Database 12c
16 14 (2.41%) RDBMS
17 13 (2.23%) OLAP
17 13 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
18 12 (2.06%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 37 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (5.15%) TeamCity
3 25 (4.30%) Subversion
4 24 (4.12%) Visual Studio
5 22 (3.78%) Git (software)
5 22 (3.78%) Jenkins
6 21 (3.61%) JIRA
7 15 (2.58%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (1.55%) NUnit
9 8 (1.37%) Eclipse
9 8 (1.37%) Selenium
10 7 (1.20%) gulp
10 7 (1.20%) MSBuild
10 7 (1.20%) MSTest
10 7 (1.20%) SpecFlow
10 7 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 7 (1.20%) WebDriver
11 6 (1.03%) Bower
11 6 (1.03%) Mocha
12 5 (0.86%) Cucumber
General
1 230 (39.52%) Finance
2 123 (21.13%) Banking
3 32 (5.50%) Investment Banking
4 31 (5.33%) Financial Institution
5 28 (4.81%) Retail
6 27 (4.64%) Front Office
7 26 (4.47%) Legal
8 22 (3.78%) Marketing
9 18 (3.09%) Back Office
10 9 (1.55%) Law
11 3 (0.52%) Advertising
11 3 (0.52%) French Language
11 3 (0.52%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.52%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.34%) Billing
12 2 (0.34%) German Language
12 2 (0.34%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 323 (55.50%) Developer
2 92 (15.81%) C# Developer
3 86 (14.78%) .NET Developer
4 85 (14.60%) SQL Developer
5 80 (13.75%) Analyst
6 56 (9.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 54 (9.28%) Senior Developer
8 35 (6.01%) ASP.NET Developer
9 34 (5.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 33 (5.67%) DBA
11 32 (5.50%) Architect
12 28 (4.81%) Senior SQL Developer
13 26 (4.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 26 (4.47%) Senior C# Developer
14 25 (4.30%) Administrator
15 23 (3.95%) SQL DBA
16 22 (3.78%) Angular Developer
16 22 (3.78%) SSIS Developer
17 21 (3.61%) Analyst Developer
18 20 (3.44%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (37.97%) .NET
2 94 (16.15%) ASP.NET
3 78 (13.40%) HTML
4 55 (9.45%) XML
5 53 (9.11%) AngularJS
6 52 (8.93%) Web Services
7 48 (8.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 39 (6.70%) .NET Framework
9 38 (6.53%) CSS
10 35 (6.01%) HTML5
10 35 (6.01%) WCF
11 33 (5.67%) WPF
12 25 (4.30%) ASP.NET Web API
12 25 (4.30%) Entity Framework
13 22 (3.78%) Middleware
14 21 (3.61%) jQuery
14 21 (3.61%) RESTful
15 17 (2.92%) RabbitMQ
15 17 (2.92%) WinForms
16 16 (2.75%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.01%) Fixed Income
3 32 (5.50%) Management Information System
4 27 (4.64%) Clustering
4 27 (4.64%) Computer Science
5 26 (4.47%) Equities
6 25 (4.30%) Mathematics
7 22 (3.78%) Data Centre
8 21 (3.61%) Public Cloud
9 19 (3.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 16 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (2.58%) Replication
12 11 (1.89%) Derivative
12 11 (1.89%) Visualisation
13 10 (1.72%) Fintech
14 8 (1.37%) Data Integration
14 8 (1.37%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.37%) Hedge funds
14 8 (1.37%) IVR
14 8 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 125 (21.48%) Windows
2 71 (12.20%) Linux
3 54 (9.28%) Unix
4 48 (8.25%) Windows Server
5 22 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (3.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (2.06%) Solaris
9 11 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.86%) AIX
11 4 (0.69%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.69%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.69%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.52%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.52%) VMS
13 2 (0.34%) CentOS
13 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.34%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.34%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (29.21%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (20.10%) Business Intelligence
3 88 (15.12%) ETL
4 83 (14.26%) MVC
5 68 (11.68%) TDD
6 57 (9.79%) Scrum
7 51 (8.76%) Migration
8 46 (7.90%) ITIL
9 43 (7.39%) Asset Management
10 42 (7.22%) BDD
11 38 (6.53%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (6.53%) OO
12 35 (6.01%) Data Modelling
12 35 (6.01%) E-Commerce
12 35 (6.01%) High Availability
13 34 (5.84%) DevOps
14 32 (5.50%) Analytics
14 32 (5.50%) SDLC
15 31 (5.33%) Performance Tuning
16 29 (4.98%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 326 (56.01%) SQL
2 201 (34.54%) C#
3 121 (20.79%) T-SQL
4 62 (10.65%) Java
5 60 (10.31%) JavaScript
6 49 (8.42%) PowerShell
7 45 (7.73%) Python
8 27 (4.64%) VBA
9 25 (4.30%) Perl
10 22 (3.78%) PL/SQL
10 22 (3.78%) VB.NET
11 17 (2.92%) Bash Shell
11 17 (2.92%) VB
12 15 (2.58%) C
12 15 (2.58%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.89%) PHP
14 8 (1.37%) R
15 7 (1.20%) C++
16 5 (0.86%) VB6
16 5 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (6.87%) Degree
2 22 (3.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (2.23%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.89%) MCSE
4 11 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
5 10 (1.72%) CISSP
5 10 (1.72%) OCP
6 7 (1.20%) IBM Certification
6 7 (1.20%) MCITP
6 7 (1.20%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.86%) CCNA
7 5 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.86%) CISM
7 5 (0.86%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.69%) CISA
8 4 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.52%) RHCE
10 2 (0.34%) CCNP
10 2 (0.34%) ISEB
10 2 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.26%) QA
2 13 (2.23%) Data Quality
2 13 (2.23%) Solvency II
3 7 (1.20%) SLA
4 5 (0.86%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.69%) WCAG
6 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.17%) COBIT
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 77 (13.23%) Active Directory
2 30 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.75%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (2.23%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.03%) XenApp
7 5 (0.86%) KVM
7 5 (0.86%) Xen
8 4 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (0.69%) NFS
8 4 (0.69%) UAG
8 4 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.69%) vSphere
9 3 (0.52%) HDFS
9 3 (0.52%) SRDF
9 3 (0.52%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.34%) Docker
10 2 (0.34%) Firmware
10 2 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (2.41%) Ansible
3 13 (2.23%) Control-M
4 8 (1.37%) SCCM
4 8 (1.37%) SCOM
5 7 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (1.03%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.69%) IBM BigFix
8 4 (0.69%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 3 (0.52%) Nagios
9 3 (0.52%) Puppet
9 3 (0.52%) vRealize
10 2 (0.34%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.34%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.34%) Dollar Universe
10 2 (0.34%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.34%) Nessus
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.34%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 166 (28.52%) Microsoft
2 130 (22.34%) Oracle
3 42 (7.22%) VMware
4 35 (6.01%) Tableau
5 30 (5.15%) IBM
6 24 (4.12%) Cisco
7 18 (3.09%) Citrix
8 16 (2.75%) HP
9 15 (2.58%) Red Hat
9 15 (2.58%) Sybase
10 11 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (1.89%) Teradata
11 10 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
11 10 (1.72%) Remedy
12 9 (1.55%) Bloomberg
13 8 (1.37%) SAP
14 7 (1.20%) Informatica
15 6 (1.03%) CheckPoint
15 6 (1.03%) Reuters
15 6 (1.03%) TIBCO
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