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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 23 10
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 13 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 5.98% 5.46% 12.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.75% 23.64% 54.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 21
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£550 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £398 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
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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
16 55 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 13.68% 23.11% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 41 34
Average daily rate £575 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £46.23 £47.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 7 (46.67%) Oracle
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (40.00%) Big Data
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 4 (26.67%) VBA
3 4 (26.67%) ETL
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
3 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (20.00%) QlikView
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Informatica
5 2 (13.33%) SPSS
5 2 (13.33%) Teradata
5 2 (13.33%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (13.33%) VB
5 2 (13.33%) Sybase
5 2 (13.33%) DB2
5 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
5 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (13.33%) SAS
5 2 (13.33%) FTP

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (13.33%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Pig
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SPSS
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (6.67%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) FTP
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) SNMP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (40.00%) Big Data
3 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
4 3 (20.00%) QlikView
5 2 (13.33%) DB2
5 2 (13.33%) MS Access
5 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Mahout
5 2 (13.33%) MarkLogic
5 2 (13.33%) Couchbase
5 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
5 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (13.33%) HBase
5 2 (13.33%) Riak
5 2 (13.33%) HCatalog
5 2 (13.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) ETL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) VBA Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Data Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Big Data Architect
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Integration Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Informatica ETL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) RAD Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) VB Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
3 2 (13.33%) User Experience
4 1 (6.67%) EqualLogic
4 1 (6.67%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ETL
1 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) MapReduce
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Data Transformation
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (6.67%) UML
4 1 (6.67%) RAD
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) VBA
3 3 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) VCP5
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Flume
1 2 (13.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Ambari
1 2 (13.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Informatica
2 2 (13.33%) Teradata
2 2 (13.33%) Sybase
2 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
2 2 (13.33%) Cognos
2 2 (13.33%) Hortonworks
2 2 (13.33%) Netezza
2 2 (13.33%) Tableau
2 2 (13.33%) MapR
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) NetApp