The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Consultant
Rank 390 384 361
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -23
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Consultant 8 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.042% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.045% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +24.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19545 20081 18032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.53% 93.17% 93.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13847 13699 12141
Average daily rate £440 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 376 496
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

SQL Server Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Consultant in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

SQL Server Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Consultant across the London region.

SQL Server Consultant Daily Rate Trend in London

SQL Server Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Consultant across the London region.

SQL Server Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in London

SQL Server Consultant
Top 27 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (58.33%) MDX
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 2 (16.67%) ETL
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (8.33%) Retail
8 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
8 1 (8.33%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (8.33%) Hedge funds
8 1 (8.33%) Tableau
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (8.33%) DB2
8 1 (8.33%) OLAP
8 1 (8.33%) Windows
8 1 (8.33%) OO
8 1 (8.33%) AS400
8 1 (8.33%) Finance
8 1 (8.33%) Migration

SQL Server Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (8.33%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (8.33%) DB2
5 1 (8.33%) OLAP
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Hedge funds
1 1 (8.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Tableau