The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Consultant
Rank 580 498 560
Rank change year-on-year
-82 +62
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Consultant 10 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.012% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.013% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Average daily rate £388 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £375 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £395 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
SQL Server Consultant
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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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire - 3 £265 -
South East - 2 £425 - 3
South West - - - -
North West - - - -
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SQL Server Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (62.07%) SQL
3 12 (41.38%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (41.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (41.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (37.93%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
6 5 (17.24%) Banking
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (17.24%) C#
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
6 5 (17.24%) VB
6 5 (17.24%) Migration
7 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared
7 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
7 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (13.79%) Release Management
8 3 (10.34%) High Availability
8 3 (10.34%) MDX
8 3 (10.34%) Finance
8 3 (10.34%) NHS
8 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
8 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (6.90%) MCITP
10 1 (3.45%) PowerPivot

SQL Server Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (41.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (41.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (37.93%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.24%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) MDX
2 1 (3.45%) WPF
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
3 5 (17.24%) Migration
4 4 (13.79%) Release Management
5 3 (10.34%) High Availability
5 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.45%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (3.45%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Data Management
6 1 (3.45%) Service Management
6 1 (3.45%) ETL
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL
6 1 (3.45%) CRM
6 1 (3.45%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) C#
2 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
2 5 (17.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) MCITP
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) MCTS
3 1 (3.45%) MCDBA
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Lotus
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle