The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had SQL Server Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Consultant
Rank 617 607 610
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Consultant 7 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.030% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.032% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 5
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
46856 50029 49209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.03% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 30915 32483 30579
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1539 1928 1999
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

SQL Server Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured SQL Server Consultant in the job title.

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands - 5 £500 -
South East +12 1 £400 +6.66% 1
South West +10 1 £400 -8.57%
SQL Server Consultant
UK

SQL Server Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, SQL Server Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring SQL Server Consultant in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (88.24%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) T-SQL
3 9 (52.94%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (35.29%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) VMware
5 5 (29.41%) High Availability
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (23.53%) SCOM
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (23.53%) Migration
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle
7 3 (17.65%) DB2
7 3 (17.65%) SAN
7 3 (17.65%) Clustering
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (17.65%) Analytics
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008

SQL Server Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (17.65%) Big Data
5 3 (17.65%) DB2
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (11.76%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
6 2 (11.76%) VLDB
7 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (5.88%) Power BI
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (5.88%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Unix
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (29.41%) High Availability
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Security Management
6 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
6 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Database Security
6 1 (5.88%) Machine Learning
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) T-SQL
3 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.76%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) AAT
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) HNC
1 1 (5.88%) HND
1 1 (5.88%) MCSA
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) MOM
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) Sybase
5 1 (5.88%) BMC
5 1 (5.88%) CA
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.88%) Teradata