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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Consultant
UK / England
Rank 561 591 570
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -21
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Consultant 13 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.042% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.044% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 18
Median daily rate £475 £450 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £335 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £550 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
39084 45330 45191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.08% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25688 29596 28242
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1379 1518 1795
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +22 8 £450 -12.19% 1
South East +20 4 £525 +31.25% 1
South West +2 1 - -
SQL Server Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (37.50%) Migration
7 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (25.00%) Power BI
8 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (25.00%) Data Migration
9 5 (20.83%) CRM
9 5 (20.83%) Analytics
9 5 (20.83%) Tableau
10 4 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
10 4 (16.67%) ETL
11 3 (12.50%) ERP
11 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
11 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
11 3 (12.50%) .NET
11 3 (12.50%) Multithreading
11 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
11 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
11 3 (12.50%) QlikView
11 3 (12.50%) Data Management
11 3 (12.50%) Finance
11 3 (12.50%) IaaS
11 3 (12.50%) PaaS

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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (4.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.50%) IaaS
2 3 (12.50%) PaaS
3 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (25.00%) Power BI
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 3 (12.50%) QlikView
7 2 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (8.33%) DTS
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (4.17%) Big Data
8 1 (4.17%) Data Lake
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (4.17%) OLAP
8 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Private Cloud
1 2 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (37.50%) Migration
3 6 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 5 (20.83%) Analytics
4 5 (20.83%) CRM
5 4 (16.67%) ETL
6 3 (12.50%) Data Management
6 3 (12.50%) ERP
6 3 (12.50%) Multithreading
7 2 (8.33%) Complex ETL
7 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (8.33%) Release Management
7 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
8 1 (4.17%) Dashboard Development
8 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.17%) People Management
8 1 (4.17%) Presales
8 1 (4.17%) Server Hardening
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Tableau
3 2 (8.33%) Alteryx
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) SAP