The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 7.62% 4.12% 11.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.00% 21.05% 38.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 15
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£613 £488 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.64% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £458 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £636 £640 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-26.72% +16.00%
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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 Docklands, London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
25 19 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 23.81% 19.59% 28.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 31
Average daily rate £450 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (41.18%) Banking
3 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) .NET
3 7 (41.18%) C#
4 6 (35.29%) Oracle
4 6 (35.29%) Investment Banking
4 6 (35.29%) Degree
5 5 (29.41%) Mathematics
5 5 (29.41%) WPF
5 5 (29.41%) Multithreading
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (29.41%) TDD
5 5 (29.41%) Java
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) VBA
6 4 (23.53%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (23.53%) OO
6 4 (23.53%) J2EE
6 4 (23.53%) Sybase
6 4 (23.53%) Front Office
6 4 (23.53%) Data Management
6 4 (23.53%) Maven
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (23.53%) Statistics
6 4 (23.53%) MVVM
6 4 (23.53%) Waterfall

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 4 (23.53%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.76%) JBoss
3 2 (11.76%) Apache
3 2 (11.76%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.88%) CMS
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (5.88%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LDAP
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
1 2 (11.76%) NAS
2 1 (5.88%) FCoE
2 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (5.88%) Multicast
2 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.88%) HBase
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.88%) MS Access
4 1 (5.88%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Maven
2 3 (17.65%) Hudson
2 3 (17.65%) jMock
2 3 (17.65%) CruiseControl
2 3 (17.65%) JUnit
3 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.88%) JProfiler
4 1 (5.88%) VisualVM
4 1 (5.88%) Subversion
4 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (41.18%) Banking
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Investment Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) UI Programmer
4 3 (17.65%) UI Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior UI Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) DBA
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Database Developer
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
5 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) WPF
3 4 (23.53%) J2EE
3 4 (23.53%) Task Parallel Library
4 3 (17.65%) WCF
4 3 (17.65%) Spring MVC
4 3 (17.65%) Spring
4 3 (17.65%) JMS
4 3 (17.65%) JDBC
5 1 (5.88%) Ultra Messaging
5 1 (5.88%) JSR 170
5 1 (5.88%) JSTL
5 1 (5.88%) Rendezvous
5 1 (5.88%) Middleware
5 1 (5.88%) HTML
5 1 (5.88%) JSP
5 1 (5.88%) Servlets
5 1 (5.88%) XML
5 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Mathematics
2 4 (23.53%) Statistics
3 3 (17.65%) Credit Risk
3 3 (17.65%) Market Risk
4 2 (11.76%) Fixed Income
5 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.88%) Derivative
5 1 (5.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (5.88%) Grid Computing
5 1 (5.88%) Replication
5 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Multithreading
2 5 (29.41%) TDD
3 4 (23.53%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (23.53%) OO
3 4 (23.53%) Data Management
3 4 (23.53%) MVVM
3 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
3 4 (23.53%) Analytics
4 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) ETL
6 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) VBA
3 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) IronPython
4 1 (5.88%) VBScript
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) NFS
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) SRDF
2 1 (5.88%) KVM
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Sybase
2 4 (23.53%) Tableau
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) DataSynapse
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.88%) Adobe
4 1 (5.88%) EMC
4 1 (5.88%) Intel
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Business Objects