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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Consultant
Rank 604 596 563
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -33
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Consultant 17 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.032% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.034% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 9
Median daily rate £400 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £353 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £640 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
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
46810 46709 45359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.91% 94.75% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30921 29327 28458
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1329 1862 1932
Median hourly rate £17.98 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.83% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.68 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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
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 26 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
London -10 6 £400 -27.27% 1
South East -5 4 £450 +5.88%
South West -8 3 £425 +11.47%
East Midlands +10 2 £388 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
SQL Server Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
3 19 (51.35%) SQL
4 15 (40.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (35.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (32.43%) Windows
7 9 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (24.32%) .NET
8 8 (21.62%) Migration
8 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
9 7 (18.92%) IIS
9 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
10 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (16.22%) Clustering
10 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (13.51%) VMware
11 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
11 5 (13.51%) Data Migration
11 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (13.51%) C#
11 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (13.51%) High Availability
12 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
12 4 (10.81%) Analytics
12 4 (10.81%) Mercator

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 7 (18.92%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.11%) GitHub
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) SAN
2 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (40.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (35.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (8.11%) Big Data
8 3 (8.11%) DB2
8 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (8.11%) VLDB
9 2 (5.41%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
9 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
9 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
9 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
10 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
10 1 (2.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) .NET
2 3 (8.11%) WCF
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) REST
3 1 (2.70%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Clustering
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (21.62%) Migration
3 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (13.51%) Data Migration
4 5 (13.51%) High Availability
5 4 (10.81%) Analytics
5 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (8.11%) DevOps
6 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.11%) MVC
6 3 (8.11%) Release Management
6 3 (8.11%) Security Management
7 2 (5.41%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (5.41%) TDD
7 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) SQL
2 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
3 5 (13.51%) C#
3 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
4 4 (10.81%) Python
5 2 (5.41%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) Perl
5 2 (5.41%) VB
6 1 (2.70%) C
6 1 (2.70%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) Korn
6 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) AAT
1 1 (2.70%) MCITP
1 1 (2.70%) MCSE
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) vCloud
3 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (8.11%) Puppet
1 3 (8.11%) Terraform
2 1 (2.70%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (2.70%) MOM
2 1 (2.70%) SCOM
2 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) VMware
3 4 (10.81%) Mercator
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) SAP
4 2 (5.41%) Sybase
5 1 (2.70%) BMC
5 1 (2.70%) CA
5 1 (2.70%) Demandware
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) Informatica
5 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow