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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 5 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 4.27% 5.93% 6.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.67% 23.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 9
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£363 £535 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.24% +18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £441 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £600 £584
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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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
12 60 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 10.26% 25.42% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 48 18
Average daily rate £383 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.45% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £450 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £600 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £46.23 £47.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 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 5 (45.45%) SQL
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
2 4 (36.36%) Big Data
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Sybase
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
3 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Maven
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) QA
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (18.18%) QlikView
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Netezza
4 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
4 2 (18.18%) Apache Hive
4 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
4 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
4 2 (18.18%) Hortonworks
4 2 (18.18%) Apache Flume
4 2 (18.18%) MarkLogic
4 2 (18.18%) Couchbase
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (18.18%) MapReduce
4 2 (18.18%) Tableau

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (18.18%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SPSS
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
1 4 (36.36%) Big Data
2 2 (18.18%) QlikView
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Hive
2 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) MarkLogic
2 2 (18.18%) Couchbase
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (18.18%) HBase
2 2 (18.18%) Riak
2 2 (18.18%) Mahout
2 2 (18.18%) DB2
2 2 (18.18%) MS Access
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) Sybase IQ
2 2 (18.18%) Sqoop
2 2 (18.18%) HCatalog
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Data Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Informatica ETL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Informatica Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ETL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) VBA Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) RAD Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Hedge funds
3 1 (9.09%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
1 2 (18.18%) MapReduce
1 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) TDD
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) RAD
2 1 (9.09%) ETL
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) VBA
3 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (18.18%) Apache Flume
1 2 (18.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ambari
1 2 (18.18%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
1 4 (36.36%) Sybase
2 2 (18.18%) Netezza
2 2 (18.18%) Hortonworks
2 2 (18.18%) Tableau
2 2 (18.18%) Teradata
2 2 (18.18%) MapR
3 1 (9.09%) Informatica
3 1 (9.09%) Business Objects