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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Architect
Rank 569 558 513
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -45
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Architect 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.011% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.011% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£468 £500 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £500 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £500 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 - £369
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
44947 43726 38873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27712 26658 22838
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1792 1874 2060
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 £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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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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 +2 2 £650 +30.00%
South East - - - -
SQL Server Architect
UK

SQL Server Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Data Mapping
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) ETL
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) OLAP
5 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) Control-M
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
5 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
5 1 (20.00%) Equities
5 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis

SQL Server Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mart
3 1 (20.00%) QlikView
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (20.00%) Equities
1 1 (20.00%) Derivative
1 1 (20.00%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Business Objects