The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Docklands, London 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 9 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 7.44% 6.19% 5.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.03% 24.07% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 8
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£525 £480 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +17.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £628 £496
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 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +4.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
29 54 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 23.97% 25.71% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 27
Average daily rate £575 £450 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +16.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £360 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £540 £565
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 £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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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 July 2014.

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 July 2014, 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 12 (66.67%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Banking
4 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) Information Security
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (27.78%) XML
4 5 (27.78%) Sybase
4 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
4 5 (27.78%) ETL
4 5 (27.78%) Big Data
5 4 (22.22%) HTTP
5 4 (22.22%) TIBCO
5 4 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) Linux
6 3 (16.67%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (16.67%) Spring
6 3 (16.67%) Maven
6 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
6 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 3 (16.67%) JSON
6 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
6 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
6 3 (16.67%) Python
6 3 (16.67%) Cognos
6 3 (16.67%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 2 (11.11%) Apache Pig
1 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (16.67%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (11.11%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (5.56%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) HTTP
2 3 (16.67%) FTP
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) FCoE
4 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (5.56%) NAS
4 1 (5.56%) SNMP
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (27.78%) Big Data
2 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) Sqoop
3 2 (11.11%) HBase
3 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
3 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (11.11%) Apache Hive
3 2 (11.11%) QlikView
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Maven
1 3 (16.67%) JUnit
1 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 3 (16.67%) ANTLR
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 6 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) ETL Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Test Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.56%) VBA Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) Spring
2 3 (16.67%) JSON
2 3 (16.67%) JMS
2 3 (16.67%) XACML
2 3 (16.67%) MyBatis
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) WPF
4 1 (5.56%) MapReduce
4 1 (5.56%) XSLT
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) Rendezvous
4 1 (5.56%) Middleware
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.11%) PMI
2 2 (11.11%) Economics
3 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Information Security
2 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
2 5 (27.78%) ETL
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (16.67%) SOA
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) Data Transformation
4 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.56%) Test Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Mapping
5 1 (5.56%) Data Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) UML
5 1 (5.56%) Benchmarking
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) VBA
4 2 (11.11%) VB
4 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) PMP
2 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.56%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.56%) SRDF
2 1 (5.56%) NFS
2 1 (5.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.56%) Oozie
1 1 (5.56%) Ambari
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) Sybase
3 4 (22.22%) TIBCO
4 3 (16.67%) Cognos
5 2 (11.11%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) VMware
6 1 (5.56%) Teradata
6 1 (5.56%) Netezza
6 1 (5.56%) DataSynapse
6 1 (5.56%) 29West
6 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
6 1 (5.56%) Informatica
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.56%) SunGard
6 1 (5.56%) EMC
6 1 (5.56%) Intel
6 1 (5.56%) Hortonworks
6 1 (5.56%) MapR