The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 29 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.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 11 21
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 5 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 3.85% 11.29% 3.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.71% 42.42% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 4
Median daily rate £500 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £386 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £645 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year - +2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +66.66% -30.76%  

SQL Server 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 33 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 26.15% 26.61% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 14
Median daily rate £550 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £355 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing SQL Server 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 in Canary Wharf

SQL Server
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 in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Canary Wharf

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Canary Wharf

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) Front Office
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) R
5 3 (27.27%) Analytics
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
6 2 (18.18%) React
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (18.18%) gulp
6 2 (18.18%) SOLID
6 2 (18.18%) jspm
6 2 (18.18%) Spring Boot

SQL Server
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (9.09%) DataSynapse
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Eloqua
1 1 (9.09%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) FCoE
1 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) Multicast
1 1 (9.09%) NAS
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
3 1 (9.09%) HBase
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) OLAP
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Grunt
1 2 (18.18%) gulp
1 2 (18.18%) jspm
1 2 (18.18%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
1 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
2 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 1 (9.09%) ERwin
2 1 (9.09%) IntelliJ
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (9.09%) Toad
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Front Office
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Python Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) CSS3
3 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) Kafka
3 2 (18.18%) React
3 2 (18.18%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) Spring Boot
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) XSLT
4 1 (9.09%) Dropwizard
4 1 (9.09%) Finagle
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
3 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (9.09%) Online Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Solaris
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Kanban
3 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) SOLID
4 1 (9.09%) B2B
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Direct Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Econometrics
4 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) R
4 2 (18.18%) MATLAB
4 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) KVM
1 1 (9.09%) NFS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (9.09%) SRDF
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) Xen
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe
3 1 (9.09%) AppDynamics
3 1 (9.09%) Apteco
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) Informatica
3 1 (9.09%) Intel
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) Solace
3 1 (9.09%) Sybase
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau
3 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
3 1 (9.09%) VMware