The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for SQL Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 26 22 24
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 0.76% 3.23% 0.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.94% 13.79% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £425 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.45% -4.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £355
% change year-on-year -7.14% -1.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year -36.47% +73.46%  

SQL Server 2012 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 34 29 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 25.76% 23.39% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 13
Median daily rate £564 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.44% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £368 £468
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £665
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +1.93% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +1.53%  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in Canary Wharf

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Canary Wharf

SQL Server 2012
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server DBA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning