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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Architect
Rank 566 566 558
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Architect 14 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.030% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.032% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 9
Average daily rate £500 £456 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -0.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £285 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £583 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £355 £458
% change year-on-year
+33.80% -22.40%
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
44601 43533 41830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.45% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29104 27575 25284
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1612 1743 1871
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.77 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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
London -8 6 £800 +70.66% 2
West Midlands - 3 £500 -
South East +2 2 £444 -22.82% 2
East Midlands - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £360 -
SQL Server Architect
UK

SQL Server Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (42.86%) SQL
3 15 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (40.00%) Windows
5 13 (37.14%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (37.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (34.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (28.57%) Finance
8 8 (22.86%) .NET
8 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (20.00%) Data Architecture
9 7 (20.00%) Oracle
9 7 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (17.14%) C#
10 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
11 5 (14.29%) ETL
11 5 (14.29%) UML
11 5 (14.29%) MCSE
11 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (14.29%) Migration
12 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
12 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (11.43%) Analytics
12 4 (11.43%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (11.43%) MDX

SQL Server Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (11.43%) IIS
1 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
1 4 (11.43%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (8.57%) CICS
3 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.86%) Confluence
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) FTP
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) Network Security
2 1 (2.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (37.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (34.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (8.57%) DB2
8 3 (8.57%) Star Schema
9 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
9 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (2.86%) Big Data
10 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
10 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (2.86%) Power BI
10 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Billing
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) MDX
2 4 (11.43%) Middleware
3 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.71%) CSS
4 2 (5.71%) REST
4 2 (5.71%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Mainframe
2 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.86%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.57%) Unix
4 2 (5.71%) Linux
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) HPUX
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 7 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 5 (14.29%) ETL
3 5 (14.29%) Migration
3 5 (14.29%) UML
4 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.43%) Analytics
4 4 (11.43%) SOA
5 3 (8.57%) Business Process Improvement
5 3 (8.57%) Content Enrichment
5 3 (8.57%) CRM
5 3 (8.57%) EAI
5 3 (8.57%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (8.57%) MVC
5 3 (8.57%) Scrum
5 3 (8.57%) TDD
5 3 (8.57%) TOGAF
5 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) C#
3 3 (8.57%) COBOL
3 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.71%) Java
5 1 (2.86%) AWK
5 1 (2.86%) Lua
5 1 (2.86%) Perl
5 1 (2.86%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) sed
5 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Cognos
3 3 (8.57%) Fujitsu
3 3 (8.57%) IBM
3 3 (8.57%) Tableau
4 2 (5.71%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) Infobright
5 1 (2.86%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.86%) Sun
5 1 (2.86%) Sybase
5 1 (2.86%) Teradata
5 1 (2.86%) Vertica
5 1 (2.86%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) webMethods
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