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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Consultant
Rank 601 567 557
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -10
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Consultant 11 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.030% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.032% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 10
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£450 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £305 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £369 £401
% change year-on-year
+8.47% -7.92%
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
50070 46545 44688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.85% 92.44% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32553 28721 27161
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1859 1841 1962
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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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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 -5 4 £450 -14.28% 1
South East -29 3 - - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £375 -
South West - 2 £475 -
SQL Server Consultant
UK

SQL Server Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
5 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) ETL
6 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (18.75%) Windows
8 2 (12.50%) OLAP
8 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (12.50%) Star Schema
8 2 (12.50%) MDX
8 2 (12.50%) SCCM
8 2 (12.50%) SCOM
8 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (12.50%) Hedge funds
8 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (12.50%) SCOrch
8 2 (12.50%) SCSM
8 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) OLAP
6 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (12.50%) Star Schema
7 1 (6.25%) DB2
7 1 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
1 1 (6.25%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Hedge funds
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 2 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
1 2 (12.50%) SCOM
1 2 (12.50%) SCOrch
1 2 (12.50%) SCSM
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
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