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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 11 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 4 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 8.89% 12.73% 5.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.33% 45.16% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 5
Median daily rate £475 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £349 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.28% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £32.10 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-9.65% +1.90%
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 Docklands, London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 26.67% 28.18% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 18
Median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £421 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £615 £678
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Docklands, 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 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
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 1 May 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 4 (40.00%) Front Office
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (30.00%) Error Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Sybase
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) Perl
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
3 2 (20.00%) Release Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) OpenLink
3 2 (20.00%) Endur
3 2 (20.00%) Equities
3 2 (20.00%) MFC
3 2 (20.00%) STL
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) VC++

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, 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 1 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (10.00%) JBoss
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Endur
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (10.00%) InfluxDB
4 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) JProfiler
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) VersionOne
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) VisualVM
General
1 4 (40.00%) Front Office
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Developer
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Front Office C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (10.00%) FX Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior SQL Server Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Production Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (20.00%) MFC
2 2 (20.00%) STL
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) ATL
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) JSP
3 1 (10.00%) JSR 170
3 1 (10.00%) JSTL
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) Servlets
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (20.00%) Equities
3 1 (10.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (30.00%) Error Analysis
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) ETRM
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) OOD
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) Perl
1 3 (30.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) VC++
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Grafana
1 1 (10.00%) Graphite
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Sybase
3 2 (20.00%) OpenLink
4 1 (10.00%) Adobe
4 1 (10.00%) Lotus