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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 3 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 3.19% 5.47% 7.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.00% 25.58% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £535 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.25% +7.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.74% +7.27%
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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
15 43 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 15.96% 21.39% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 32 15
Average daily rate £378 £538 £533
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.76% +0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £450 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £590 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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
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 27 January 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 4 (40.00%) SQL
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (30.00%) Sybase
2 3 (30.00%) Big Data
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 2 (20.00%) VBA
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (20.00%) MS Access
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) SAS
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Sybase IQ
3 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (20.00%) Tableau
3 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (20.00%) QA
3 2 (20.00%) QlikView
3 2 (20.00%) Maven
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) SPSS

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SPSS
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (30.00%) Big Data
3 2 (20.00%) MS Access
3 2 (20.00%) Sybase IQ
3 2 (20.00%) QlikView
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (10.00%) HBase
4 1 (10.00%) Riak
4 1 (10.00%) Mahout
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) DB2
4 1 (10.00%) MarkLogic
4 1 (10.00%) Couchbase
4 1 (10.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Environment Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) RAD Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Informatica ETL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Informatica Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ETL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) VBA Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Market Risk
3 1 (10.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ETL
1 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) RAD
2 1 (10.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) VBA
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (10.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ambari
1 1 (10.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Sybase
3 2 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (20.00%) Tableau
4 1 (10.00%) Netezza
4 1 (10.00%) Teradata
4 1 (10.00%) Informatica
4 1 (10.00%) Hortonworks
4 1 (10.00%) MapR