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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Architect
Rank 567 539 575
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +36
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Architect 5 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.029% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.031% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 4
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£425 £550 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
46778 44742 49913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.00% 92.82% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 29097 27301 28553
Average daily rate £400 £400 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1872 1954 2464
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 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
London +3 2 £425 -22.72% 1
South East - 2 - -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
SQL Server Architect
UK

SQL Server Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Migration
7 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 2 (18.18%) DB2
8 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
8 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 1 (9.09%) ITIL
8 1 (9.09%) Windows
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (9.09%) Cognos
8 1 (9.09%) ETL
8 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (9.09%) OLTP
8 1 (9.09%) VB.NET

SQL Server Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (18.18%) DB2
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (9.09%) OLTP
7 1 (9.09%) MySQL
7 1 (9.09%) Data Mart
7 1 (9.09%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
1 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) ETL
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Release Management
2 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos
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