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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 10 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 5.81% 14.97% 11.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 29.41% 45.83% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 24
Average daily rate £475 £600 £539
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +11.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £510 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £661
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 £30.25 £28.00 £25.76
% change year-on-year
+8.03% +8.69%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
34 48 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 19.77% 32.65% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 43
Average daily rate £475 £550 £530
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £625 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
SQL Server
London

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 (60.00%) Oracle
2 11 (55.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) Linux
3 10 (50.00%) Banking
4 9 (45.00%) SQL
5 8 (40.00%) Finance
6 7 (35.00%) UNIX
6 7 (35.00%) Windows
6 7 (35.00%) Python
6 7 (35.00%) Information Security
7 6 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (30.00%) Sybase
7 6 (30.00%) TIBCO
8 5 (25.00%) BusinessWorks
8 5 (25.00%) SOA
8 5 (25.00%) JUnit
8 5 (25.00%) JMS
8 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
8 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 5 (25.00%) ANTLR
8 5 (25.00%) XACML
8 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (25.00%) Spring
8 5 (25.00%) Maven
8 5 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (20.00%) NAS
9 4 (20.00%) SRDF
9 4 (20.00%) FCoE
9 4 (20.00%) Fibre Channel

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (5.00%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (5.00%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) NAS
1 4 (20.00%) FCoE
1 4 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (20.00%) Multicast
1 4 (20.00%) LAN
1 4 (20.00%) WAN
1 4 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.00%) Big Data
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Sqoop
4 1 (5.00%) HBase
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) JUnit
1 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (25.00%) ANTLR
1 5 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) NUnit
2 1 (5.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 10 (50.00%) Banking
2 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.00%) IT Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) DBA
5 2 (10.00%) Database Developer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Sybase Developer
6 1 (5.00%) IntelliMatch Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) JMS
1 5 (25.00%) XACML
1 5 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) Rendezvous
3 1 (5.00%) XSLT
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Avro
3 1 (5.00%) MDX
3 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (10.00%) Derivative
2 2 (10.00%) Economics
2 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (10.00%) PMI
2 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) UNIX
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Information Security
2 6 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (25.00%) SOA
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Benchmarking
5 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.00%) ETL
6 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) High Availability
6 1 (5.00%) Test Management
6 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) Python
4 3 (15.00%) Perl
5 2 (10.00%) Lua
5 2 (10.00%) Ruby
5 2 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) PMP
1 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) SRDF
1 4 (20.00%) NFS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) Sybase
2 6 (30.00%) TIBCO
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco
3 4 (20.00%) NetApp
3 4 (20.00%) EMC
3 4 (20.00%) Intel
4 2 (10.00%) Actimize
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) SunGard
5 1 (5.00%) 29West
5 1 (5.00%) DataSynapse