The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Consultant
Rank 607 589 578
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Consultant 25 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.042% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.044% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 11
Average daily rate £413 £413 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £610 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SQL Server Consultant
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
48675 47897 46873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.03% 94.74% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 32102 29497 29007
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 1382 1920 1942
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 £44.40 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

SQL Server Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SQL Server Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

SQL Server Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SQL Server Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

SQL Server Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

SQL Server Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

SQL Server Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SQL Server Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

SQL Server Consultant
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 Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 28 April 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 -4 8 £450 - 3
South East -1 6 £425 -
East Midlands +8 3 £388 +10.71%
South West +7 3 £425 +11.47%
West Midlands - 2 - -
East of England +5 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
SQL Server Consultant
UK

SQL Server Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SQL Server Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 43 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (55.81%) SQL
3 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
4 18 (41.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (34.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (30.23%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (30.23%) Windows
7 11 (25.58%) Migration
7 11 (25.58%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (23.26%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
10 8 (18.60%) .NET
11 7 (16.28%) IIS
11 7 (16.28%) Analytics
11 7 (16.28%) Data Migration
12 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
12 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
12 6 (13.95%) Clustering
12 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (11.63%) Linux
13 5 (11.63%) Hadoop
13 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (11.63%) High Availability
13 5 (11.63%) Big Data
13 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
13 5 (11.63%) Public Cloud

SQL Server Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SQL Server Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (16.28%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.98%) GitHub
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) SAN
2 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) DNS
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (41.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (34.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (23.26%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (11.63%) Big Data
8 5 (11.63%) Hadoop
8 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
9 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (6.98%) VLDB
10 2 (4.65%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (4.65%) DB2
10 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
10 2 (4.65%) SAP BI
10 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) WCF
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.33%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) REST
3 1 (2.33%) SAP XI
3 1 (2.33%) XML
3 1 (2.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Clustering
2 5 (11.63%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Linux
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.98%) Unix
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (25.58%) Migration
2 11 (25.58%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (16.28%) Analytics
3 7 (16.28%) Data Migration
4 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.63%) High Availability
6 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.30%) Use Case
7 3 (6.98%) Automated Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (6.98%) DevOps
7 3 (6.98%) ETL
7 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.98%) MVC
7 3 (6.98%) Release Management
7 3 (6.98%) Security Management
8 2 (4.65%) CRM
8 2 (4.65%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
3 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
4 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
4 4 (9.30%) C#
4 4 (9.30%) Python
5 2 (4.65%) Java
5 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.65%) Perl
5 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.65%) VB
6 1 (2.33%) C
6 1 (2.33%) C++
6 1 (2.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) AAT
2 1 (2.33%) MCITP
2 1 (2.33%) MCSE
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.33%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) vCloud
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.98%) Puppet
1 3 (6.98%) Terraform
2 1 (2.33%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (2.33%) MOM
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
2 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Mercator
2 4 (9.30%) VMware
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) BMC
4 1 (2.33%) CA
4 1 (2.33%) Demandware
4 1 (2.33%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) Informatica
4 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.33%) Sybase