The first table below looks at the demand for the SQL Server Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Architect
Rank 559 535 563
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +28
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Architect 5 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.028% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.030% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £550 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +46.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45686 43047 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.53% 92.64% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28284 25787 27971
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1846 1994 2539
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.27 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
SQL Server Architect
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SQL Server Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Architect in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

SQL Server Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SQL Server Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

SQL Server Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SQL Server Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

SQL Server Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -11 2 £350 -
London -1 1 - -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
SQL Server Architect
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SQL Server Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SQL Server Architect in their job title 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 with SQL Server Architect in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (8.33%) Replication
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) Retail
7 1 (8.33%) DTS
7 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (8.33%) ETL
7 1 (8.33%) OLTP
7 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (8.33%) .NET
7 1 (8.33%) MySQL
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle
7 1 (8.33%) DB2

SQL Server Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SQL Server Architect in their job title 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 with SQL Server Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (8.33%) DTS
6 1 (8.33%) OLTP
6 1 (8.33%) MySQL
6 1 (8.33%) DB2
6 1 (8.33%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (8.33%) ETL
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) Release Management
2 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle