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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Consultant
Rank 416 425 398
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -27
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Consultant 4 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.016% 0.036% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.039% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £438 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £401 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.11% -11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
22591 23369 24032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.98% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15618 16068 15796
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 438 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 20 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (42.86%) German Language
5 3 (21.43%) Database Tuning
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Retail
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (7.14%) MDX
7 1 (7.14%) Tableau
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.14%) Mercator
7 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 1 (7.14%) ETL

SQL Server Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (42.86%) German Language
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Database Tuning
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Tableau
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Mercator