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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Consultant
Rank 404 393 395
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Consultant 7 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.058% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.061% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 9
Average daily rate £525 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £425 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £423
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London average 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
20026 19682 20464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.48% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14194 13942 13897
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 337 393
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SQL Server Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (25.00%) Star Schema
6 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (25.00%) ETL
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (16.67%) Analytics
7 2 (16.67%) Retail
7 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
8 1 (8.33%) Windows
8 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
8 1 (8.33%) Mercator
8 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
8 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (8.33%) Firewall
8 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared

SQL Server Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) Star Schema
7 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (8.33%) Datazen
8 1 (8.33%) Power BI
8 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
1 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) ETL
2 3 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Mercator
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft