Period
to 16 October 2018

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 6 months to 16 October 2018 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)
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 39 20
Rank change year-on-year +15 -19 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 34 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 10.12% 3.02% 6.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.95% 11.76% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 17
Canary Wharf median daily rate £500 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +31.03% -23.68%
10th Percentile £395 £244 £313
90th Percentile £568 £710 £563
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £500 £544 £363
% change year-on-year -8.05% +50.00% -23.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - - -

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following 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 or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 131 68 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 38.99% 25.66% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 43 54
Canary Wharf median daily rate £500 £625 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +56.25% -17.95%
10th Percentile £400 £451 £313
90th Percentile £600 £740 £625
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £500 £600 £400
% change year-on-year -16.67% +50.00% -23.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - - -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf.

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 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 31 (91.18%) SQL
2 26 (76.47%) Big Data
3 25 (73.53%) Python
4 23 (67.65%) Hadoop
5 21 (61.76%) Finance
6 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (52.94%) Analytics
6 18 (52.94%) Apache Spark
7 17 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (44.12%) Relational Database
9 14 (41.18%) Scrum
9 14 (41.18%) RDBMS
10 13 (38.24%) Algorithms
10 13 (38.24%) Data Science
11 12 (35.29%) Convolutional Neural Network
11 12 (35.29%) HoloLens
11 12 (35.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 12 (35.29%) OpenCV
11 12 (35.29%) Deep Learning
11 12 (35.29%) Oracle
11 12 (35.29%) Open Source
11 12 (35.29%) NoSQL
11 12 (35.29%) Scala
11 12 (35.29%) Visual Studio Team System
11 12 (35.29%) Git (software)
12 11 (32.35%) Test Automation
13 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Excel
13 10 (29.41%) ETL
14 9 (26.47%) Wiki
14 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration

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 18 (52.94%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.94%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (20.59%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.94%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 17 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (20.59%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (20.59%) Amazon S3
3 7 (20.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (76.47%) Big Data
2 23 (67.65%) Hadoop
3 15 (44.12%) Relational Database
4 14 (41.18%) RDBMS
5 12 (35.29%) NoSQL
6 9 (26.47%) Sqoop
7 8 (23.53%) Power BI
7 8 (23.53%) Spotfire
8 7 (20.59%) Apache Hive
8 7 (20.59%) Impala
9 4 (11.76%) Cosmos DB
9 4 (11.76%) Data Lake
9 4 (11.76%) DB2
9 4 (11.76%) HBase
9 4 (11.76%) HDInsight
9 4 (11.76%) MongoDB
9 4 (11.76%) Redis
9 4 (11.76%) SAP BW
9 4 (11.76%) SAP HANA
10 3 (8.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Git (software)
1 12 (35.29%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.88%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (61.76%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Back Office
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Front Office
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Big Data Engineer
1 12 (35.29%) Data Engineer
2 10 (29.41%) Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Analytics Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Azure Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.88%) ETL Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Excel Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Hadoop Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) SAP HANA Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Talend Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Data Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) SAP Developer
7 1 (2.94%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) OpenCV
1 12 (35.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (8.82%) RESTful
3 2 (5.88%) .NET
3 2 (5.88%) Entity Framework
3 2 (5.88%) NHibernate
3 2 (5.88%) REST
3 2 (5.88%) WCF
3 2 (5.88%) WinForms
4 1 (2.94%) JSON
4 1 (2.94%) Kafka
4 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Algorithms
2 12 (35.29%) HoloLens
3 9 (26.47%) Wiki
4 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (8.82%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (5.88%) User Experience
7 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.94%) Equities
7 1 (2.94%) Fixed Income
7 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Unix
2 7 (20.59%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (52.94%) Analytics
2 14 (41.18%) Scrum
3 13 (38.24%) Data Science
4 12 (35.29%) Convolutional Neural Network
4 12 (35.29%) Deep Learning
4 12 (35.29%) Open Source
5 11 (32.35%) Test Automation
6 10 (29.41%) ETL
7 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (26.47%) Data Analysis
7 9 (26.47%) Data Extraction
8 8 (23.53%) Computer Vision
8 8 (23.53%) Data Engineering
8 8 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (23.53%) Visualisation
9 7 (20.59%) Build Automation
10 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (14.71%) Deployment Automation
12 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (91.18%) SQL
2 25 (73.53%) Python
3 12 (35.29%) Scala
4 9 (26.47%) Bash Shell
4 9 (26.47%) Korn
5 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
6 7 (20.59%) Shell Script
7 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
7 5 (14.71%) MATLAB
8 3 (8.82%) C#
8 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
9 2 (5.88%) VBA
10 1 (2.94%) Java
10 1 (2.94%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) HDFS
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Ansible
1 7 (20.59%) Hadoop YARN
1 7 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (20.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Oracle
2 7 (20.59%) Cloudera
3 5 (14.71%) Alteryx
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) SAP
4 4 (11.76%) Databricks
5 3 (8.82%) Talend
6 2 (5.88%) DevExpress
6 2 (5.88%) Infragistics
6 2 (5.88%) MuleSoft
7 1 (2.94%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.94%) Informatica
7 1 (2.94%) Reuters
7 1 (2.94%) Tableau