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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 9.52% 6.73% 6.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.55% 33.33% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 9
Average daily rate £650 £375 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.33% -31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £282 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £520 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.57% -4.36%
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
11 21 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 17.46% 20.19% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 38
Average daily rate £525 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £255 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £704 £488 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 7 (43.75%) Front Office
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
4 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
5 5 (31.25%) C#
5 5 (31.25%) Perl
5 5 (31.25%) Linux
5 5 (31.25%) Python
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) Equities
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (25.00%) VC++
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) C++
6 4 (25.00%) Java
6 4 (25.00%) Sybase
6 4 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
6 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (18.75%) Banking
7 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
7 3 (18.75%) Release Management
7 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (18.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
7 3 (18.75%) STL
7 3 (18.75%) MFC
7 3 (18.75%) Unix
7 3 (18.75%) OpenLink

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) DataStage
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) QlikView
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (43.75%) Front Office
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) C++ Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Build and Release Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Build Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Release and Configuration Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Release Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Software Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Software Configuration Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Software Release Manager
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Front Office C++ Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Junior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
2 3 (18.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (18.75%) MFC
2 3 (18.75%) STL
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE
3 2 (12.50%) Middleware
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.25%) ATL
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) REST
4 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Equities
1 4 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (6.25%) Biometrics
2 1 (6.25%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Unix
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 3 (18.75%) Release Management
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Market Making
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) OOD
4 1 (6.25%) OOP
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C#
1 5 (31.25%) Perl
1 5 (31.25%) Python
2 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (25.00%) C++
2 4 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) VC++
3 2 (12.50%) LINC
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Sybase
3 3 (18.75%) OpenLink
4 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 2 (12.50%) Unisys
5 1 (6.25%) Lotus
5 1 (6.25%) Teradata