The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England / London
Rank 19 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 1412 1593 1854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.29% 7.55% 8.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 29.67% 31.83% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1108 1157 1390
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 10
Median hourly rate £20.67 £34.00 £19.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.21% +71.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.56 £17.40 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £45.00 £20.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -22.41%

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 London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
4759 5005 5134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 24.56% 23.73% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3436 3605 3606
Median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 36
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £23.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +94.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.67 £17.75 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £48.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 London

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the London region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in London

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the London region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in London

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the London region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in London

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the London region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram in London

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the London region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 299 £450 - 132
Kingston Upon Thames -2 10 £388 +27.04% 13
Twickenham - 6 £375 - 1
Docklands, London -2 5 £425 -34.61%
Lewisham - 5 £300 -
Bromley +8 4 £550 +100.00% 2
Uxbridge +5 4 £413 +25.00% 2
Croydon -2 4 £469 +20.96% 3
Harrow +6 3 £400 +23.07% 1
Greenwich 0 3 £425 -5.55% 1
Canary Wharf -5 3 £500 +4.71%
Chessington -3 2 £300 -
Barnet - 2 £400 - 1
Chiswick +1 1 £110 -75.55%
Hackney -5 1 £325 -3.70%
Southwark - 1 £200 - 3
Surbiton - 1 - -
Wembley - 1 £200 - 1
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 1527 (53.56%) SQL
2 1149 (40.30%) .NET
3 1089 (38.20%) C#
4 1014 (35.57%) Microsoft
5 815 (28.59%) Finance
6 770 (27.01%) Agile Software Development
7 694 (24.34%) Windows
8 612 (21.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 584 (20.48%) Oracle
10 556 (19.50%) JavaScript
11 499 (17.50%) ASP.NET
12 492 (17.26%) T-SQL
13 491 (17.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 485 (17.01%) Business Intelligence
15 466 (16.35%) HTML
16 461 (16.17%) MS Excel
17 458 (16.06%) Banking
18 420 (14.73%) MVC
19 418 (14.66%) Microsoft Azure
20 387 (13.57%) TDD
21 358 (12.56%) Data Warehouse
22 355 (12.45%) SQL Server 2008
23 345 (12.10%) Java
24 340 (11.93%) SQL Server 2012
25 308 (10.80%) ETL
26 307 (10.77%) CSS
27 303 (10.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
28 284 (9.96%) Web Services
29 275 (9.65%) AngularJS
30 272 (9.54%) Linux

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 264 (9.26%) SharePoint
2 224 (7.86%) IIS
3 94 (3.30%) BizTalk Server
4 80 (2.81%) MS Exchange
5 71 (2.49%) Skype for Business
6 58 (2.03%) Apache
7 57 (2.00%) WebSphere
8 56 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 54 (1.89%) CMS
10 53 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
11 52 (1.82%) Confluence
12 51 (1.79%) Tomcat
13 49 (1.72%) Apache Spark
14 38 (1.33%) Apache Pig
14 38 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
15 34 (1.19%) SAS
16 33 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
17 31 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
17 31 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
18 28 (0.98%) JBoss
Applications
1 461 (16.17%) MS Excel
2 88 (3.09%) MS Office
3 20 (0.70%) MS Project
4 19 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (0.49%) SPSS
7 5 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.18%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.070%) Weka
Business Applications
1 169 (5.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
3 37 (1.30%) RMDS
4 13 (0.46%) Adobe Campaign
5 12 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.32%) FastStats
7 6 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 6 (0.21%) SAP MDM
7 6 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
8 5 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
9 4 (0.14%) Eloqua
9 4 (0.14%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.14%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.14%) SAP FI
10 3 (0.11%) Exstream
10 3 (0.11%) thinkFolio
10 3 (0.11%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 418 (14.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 221 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
3 136 (4.77%) Office 365
4 80 (2.81%) IaaS
5 65 (2.28%) PaaS
6 52 (1.82%) GitHub
7 37 (1.30%) SaaS
8 27 (0.95%) Yammer
9 21 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
10 17 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (0.42%) Amazon S3
13 10 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
13 10 (0.35%) Data Lake Analytics
14 8 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
15 7 (0.25%) OpenShift
16 6 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
17 5 (0.18%) OneDrive
17 5 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
17 5 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 119 (4.17%) Firewall
2 112 (3.93%) DNS
3 72 (2.53%) WAN
4 71 (2.49%) SAN
5 68 (2.39%) DHCP
6 66 (2.31%) LAN
7 64 (2.24%) Internet
8 63 (2.21%) TCP/IP
9 58 (2.03%) VPN
10 52 (1.82%) HTTP
11 34 (1.19%) SSL
12 24 (0.84%) LDAP
13 22 (0.77%) NAS
13 22 (0.77%) Skype
14 20 (0.70%) AMQP
14 20 (0.70%) Intranet
15 17 (0.60%) Network Security
16 15 (0.53%) MPLS
17 14 (0.49%) VoIP
18 13 (0.46%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 612 (21.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 491 (17.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 358 (12.56%) Data Warehouse
4 355 (12.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 340 (11.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 303 (10.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 220 (7.72%) Relational Database
8 160 (5.61%) SQL Server 2014
9 159 (5.58%) NoSQL
10 132 (4.63%) Hadoop
10 132 (4.63%) MySQL
11 130 (4.56%) Big Data
12 122 (4.28%) MongoDB
13 103 (3.61%) Power BI
14 95 (3.33%) QlikView
15 92 (3.23%) Oracle Database
16 84 (2.95%) RDBMS
17 74 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
18 66 (2.31%) SQL Server 2016
19 61 (2.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 249 (8.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 181 (6.35%) Git (software)
3 166 (5.82%) Visual Studio
4 144 (5.05%) JIRA
5 106 (3.72%) Subversion
6 93 (3.26%) TeamCity
7 79 (2.77%) Jenkins
8 69 (2.42%) NUnit
9 52 (1.82%) SpecFlow
10 49 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
11 41 (1.44%) Maven
12 32 (1.12%) JUnit
13 31 (1.09%) Selenium
14 30 (1.05%) MSTest
15 28 (0.98%) Talend Open Studio
16 23 (0.81%) ClearCase
17 20 (0.70%) Eclipse
18 18 (0.63%) Hudson
18 18 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
19 16 (0.56%) Moq
General
1 815 (28.59%) Finance
2 458 (16.06%) Banking
3 169 (5.93%) Front Office
4 120 (4.21%) Retail
5 116 (4.07%) Investment Banking
6 77 (2.70%) Back Office
7 69 (2.42%) Marketing
8 52 (1.82%) Advertising
9 46 (1.61%) Financial Institution
9 46 (1.61%) Legal
10 25 (0.88%) Law
11 21 (0.74%) Games
11 21 (0.74%) Retail Banking
12 17 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
13 16 (0.56%) Telecoms
14 14 (0.49%) Publishing
15 9 (0.32%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.28%) Billing
17 7 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
18 6 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1462 (51.28%) Developer
2 454 (15.92%) .NET Developer
3 433 (15.19%) C# Developer
4 359 (12.59%) SQL Developer
5 325 (11.40%) Analyst
6 282 (9.89%) Architect
7 278 (9.75%) C# .NET Developer
8 153 (5.37%) Consultant
8 153 (5.37%) Senior Developer
9 137 (4.81%) SQL Server Developer
10 131 (4.59%) DBA
11 130 (4.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 120 (4.21%) Java Developer
13 110 (3.86%) ASP.NET Developer
14 93 (3.26%) SQL Analyst
15 91 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 88 (3.09%) SQL DBA
17 84 (2.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 84 (2.95%) SSIS Developer
18 82 (2.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1149 (40.30%) .NET
2 499 (17.50%) ASP.NET
3 466 (16.35%) HTML
4 307 (10.77%) CSS
5 284 (9.96%) Web Services
6 275 (9.65%) AngularJS
7 253 (8.87%) .NET Framework
8 242 (8.49%) XML
9 233 (8.17%) WCF
10 222 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 206 (7.23%) jQuery
12 184 (6.45%) HTML5
13 181 (6.35%) WPF
14 159 (5.58%) ASP.NET Web API
15 137 (4.81%) REST
16 118 (4.14%) Entity Framework
17 99 (3.47%) RESTful
18 95 (3.33%) JSON
19 72 (2.53%) WinForms
20 70 (2.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 250 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (3.75%) Fixed Income
3 103 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 80 (2.81%) Computer Science
5 75 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 59 (2.07%) Data Centre
7 55 (1.93%) User Experience
8 54 (1.89%) Data Structures
9 53 (1.86%) Clustering
10 51 (1.79%) Derivative
11 50 (1.75%) Equities
12 49 (1.72%) Replication
13 43 (1.51%) Fintech
14 41 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
15 37 (1.30%) Credit Risk
16 36 (1.26%) Mobile App
17 33 (1.16%) NHS
17 33 (1.16%) PKI
18 32 (1.12%) Hedge funds
19 29 (1.02%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 694 (24.34%) Windows
2 272 (9.54%) Linux
3 233 (8.17%) Windows Server
4 124 (4.35%) Unix
5 117 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 109 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 54 (1.89%) Windows 10
8 39 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 35 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (0.98%) Solaris
11 26 (0.91%) Windows 7
12 23 (0.81%) Android
13 22 (0.77%) Apple iOS
14 19 (0.67%) Windows XP
15 16 (0.56%) CentOS
16 13 (0.46%) Ubuntu
17 12 (0.42%) AIX
18 11 (0.39%) Windows 8
19 9 (0.32%) Windows Phone
20 8 (0.28%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 770 (27.01%) Agile Software Development
2 485 (17.01%) Business Intelligence
3 420 (14.73%) MVC
4 387 (13.57%) TDD
5 308 (10.80%) ETL
6 260 (9.12%) Migration
7 251 (8.80%) Scrum
8 235 (8.24%) Data Modelling
9 222 (7.79%) CRM
10 190 (6.66%) DevOps
11 189 (6.63%) Analytics
12 187 (6.56%) OO
13 151 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
14 146 (5.12%) BDD
15 142 (4.98%) Performance Tuning
15 142 (4.98%) SDLC
16 118 (4.14%) Data Analysis
16 118 (4.14%) Web Development
17 116 (4.07%) Data Management
17 116 (4.07%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1527 (53.56%) SQL
2 1089 (38.20%) C#
3 556 (19.50%) JavaScript
4 492 (17.26%) T-SQL
5 345 (12.10%) Java
6 213 (7.47%) PowerShell
7 172 (6.03%) Python
8 122 (4.28%) VBA
9 103 (3.61%) VB.NET
10 83 (2.91%) VB
11 68 (2.39%) Perl
12 66 (2.31%) C
13 54 (1.89%) Scala
14 52 (1.82%) PL/SQL
15 49 (1.72%) C++
16 44 (1.54%) Ruby
17 42 (1.47%) Shell Script
18 39 (1.37%) R
19 38 (1.33%) Bash Shell
20 33 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 188 (6.59%) Degree
2 118 (4.14%) Security Cleared
3 60 (2.10%) SC Cleared
4 51 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (1.02%) DV Cleared
6 28 (0.98%) MCSE
7 26 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (0.77%) MCITP
9 20 (0.70%) CCNA
10 16 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
11 15 (0.53%) MCTS
12 14 (0.49%) CISSP
13 10 (0.35%) MCSA
14 9 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.32%) MCSD
15 8 (0.28%) CCNP
16 7 (0.25%) CISA
16 7 (0.25%) CISM
16 7 (0.25%) PMP
17 6 (0.21%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (3.51%) QA
2 60 (2.10%) Data Quality
3 19 (0.67%) PCI DSS
3 19 (0.67%) SLA
4 11 (0.39%) Solvency II
5 10 (0.35%) MiFID
6 8 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.25%) EMIR
8 6 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.18%) Basel III
9 5 (0.18%) CRD IV
10 4 (0.14%) HL7
10 4 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.11%) ISO20022
11 3 (0.11%) SEPA
12 2 (0.070%) BS25999
12 2 (0.070%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.070%) IFRS
12 2 (0.070%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 265 (9.29%) Active Directory
2 99 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (2.21%) Docker
4 60 (2.10%) Hyper-V
5 32 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
6 27 (0.95%) XenApp
7 24 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
7 24 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
8 22 (0.77%) Apache Flume
9 21 (0.74%) vSphere
10 15 (0.53%) NFS
11 13 (0.46%) VMware ESX
12 12 (0.42%) KVM
13 11 (0.39%) SRDF
14 10 (0.35%) Xen
15 8 (0.28%) HDFS
16 7 (0.25%) XenDesktop
17 6 (0.21%) ISA Server
18 5 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
18 5 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 68 (2.39%) SCCM
2 60 (2.10%) SCOM
3 50 (1.75%) Puppet
4 45 (1.58%) Ansible
5 43 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (1.12%) Nagios
7 25 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
8 24 (0.84%) Oozie
9 17 (0.60%) WMI
10 13 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
11 9 (0.32%) Control-M
11 9 (0.32%) Data Guard
11 9 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
11 9 (0.32%) Nessus
12 7 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
12 7 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
12 7 (0.25%) NetBackup
12 7 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
12 7 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 7 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1014 (35.57%) Microsoft
2 584 (20.48%) Oracle
3 183 (6.42%) VMware
4 137 (4.81%) Tableau
5 132 (4.63%) Sybase
6 130 (4.56%) SAP
7 85 (2.98%) Cisco
7 85 (2.98%) Citrix
8 84 (2.95%) IBM
9 68 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
10 67 (2.35%) TIBCO
11 54 (1.89%) HP
12 45 (1.58%) Reuters
13 39 (1.37%) Cognos
14 37 (1.30%) Teradata
15 34 (1.19%) EMC
16 32 (1.12%) Atlassian
16 32 (1.12%) NetApp
17 31 (1.09%) Red Hat
17 31 (1.09%) Sitecore
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