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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Consultant
Rank 580 557 532
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -25
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Consultant 6 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.029% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.031% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 7
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate - £413 £401
% change year-on-year
- +2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SQL Server Consultant
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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
46253 45082 41589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.48% 92.74% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 29703 28087 24757
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £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 1758 1832 1975
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.58 £38.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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
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 2 July 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 -4 3 £500 -4.76%
South East -23 2 - -
East Midlands -8 1 - - 1
SQL Server Consultant
UK

SQL Server Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (61.90%) SQL
3 10 (47.62%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (38.10%) T-SQL
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (19.05%) Windows
9 4 (19.05%) MDX
9 4 (19.05%) Hedge funds
9 4 (19.05%) Analytics
10 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
10 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (9.52%) Big Data
10 2 (9.52%) Clustering
10 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (9.52%) AS400
10 2 (9.52%) Finance
10 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
10 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
10 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (9.52%) OO
10 2 (9.52%) MCSE

SQL Server Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 1 (4.76%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (9.52%) DB2
6 2 (9.52%) Big Data
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (4.76%) DTS
7 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) MDX
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) ODBC
2 2 (9.52%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Hedge funds
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) AS400
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) AIX
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (19.05%) Analytics
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) OO
3 2 (9.52%) CRM
3 2 (9.52%) ETL
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.76%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 2 (9.52%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCSE
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
1 1 (4.76%) SCOrch
1 1 (4.76%) SCSM
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) VMware
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Business Objects