The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London 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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Consultant
Rank 425 413 411
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Consultant 6 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.028% 0.036% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.038% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Median daily rate £400 £550 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +120.00%
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
England

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
20552 20961 21857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.85% 94.65% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14945 14461 15395
Median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 381 390
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

SQL Server Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured SQL Server Consultant in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region featuring SQL Server Consultant in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (35.71%) IIS
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (21.43%) Security Management
7 3 (21.43%) VMware
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (21.43%) QA
7 3 (21.43%) VLDB
7 3 (21.43%) SAN
8 2 (14.29%) Mercator
8 2 (14.29%) .NET
8 2 (14.29%) Java
8 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
8 2 (14.29%) Retail

SQL Server Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 5 (35.71%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) VLDB
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (7.14%) DB2
7 1 (7.14%) SAP BI
7 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (21.43%) Security Management
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Data Mapping
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Korn
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Mercator
4 1 (7.14%) Informatica
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Sybase