The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Architect
Rank 602 594 562
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -32
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Architect 20 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.047% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.049% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 16
Average daily rate £425 £460 £483
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% -4.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SQL Server Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48700 48807 46973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32117 30128 29195
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1957 1952
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

SQL Server Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -7 12 £425 -10.52% 1
London -22 6 £563 +4.65%
South West +5 1 £750 -
North West - 1 - - 1
SQL Server Architect
UK

SQL Server Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (44.12%) .NET
4 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (32.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
6 10 (29.41%) MVC
6 10 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 10 (29.41%) NoSQL
7 9 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (17.65%) Finance
8 6 (17.65%) Oracle
8 6 (17.65%) SQL
9 5 (14.71%) Data Architecture
9 5 (14.71%) Windows
9 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
10 4 (11.76%) SOA
10 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
10 4 (11.76%) C#
10 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (11.76%) Degree
10 4 (11.76%) MDX
10 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (8.82%) Tableau
11 3 (8.82%) Office 365
11 3 (8.82%) Content Enrichment

SQL Server Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 4 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) Mule
3 1 (2.94%) Confluence
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) FTP
1 2 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (32.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (29.41%) NoSQL
6 9 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (5.88%) Power BI
9 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (2.94%) Big Data
10 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
10 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
10 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (2.94%) OLAP
10 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
10 1 (2.94%) PowerPivot
10 1 (2.94%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.94%) ERwin
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) .NET
2 4 (11.76%) MDX
3 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
3 3 (8.82%) Middleware
3 3 (8.82%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.94%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (29.41%) MVC
3 5 (14.71%) Data Architecture
3 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
4 4 (11.76%) SOA
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (8.82%) Business Process Improvement
5 3 (8.82%) Content Enrichment
5 3 (8.82%) EAI
5 3 (8.82%) ETL
5 3 (8.82%) OO
5 3 (8.82%) UML
6 2 (5.88%) Analytics
6 2 (5.88%) Application Discovery
6 2 (5.88%) Change Control
6 2 (5.88%) Data Governance
6 2 (5.88%) Data Management
6 2 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 6 (17.65%) SQL
3 4 (11.76%) C#
4 3 (8.82%) Java
4 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) AWK
6 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (2.94%) Lua
6 1 (2.94%) Perl
6 1 (2.94%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) sed
6 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.94%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (8.82%) Tableau
4 2 (5.88%) Netezza
4 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.94%) Informatica
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.94%) Sybase
5 1 (2.94%) VMware
5 1 (2.94%) webMethods