The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Architect
Rank 147 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Architect 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SQL Server Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2785 2899 2486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.21% 95.49% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1550 1553 1316
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 96 75
Average hourly rate £30.10 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.14% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

SQL Server Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SQL Server Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SQL Server Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SQL Server Architect Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SQL Server Architect
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 4 £450 -
SQL Server Architect
UK

SQL Server Architect
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited SQL Server Architect 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 Architect in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (75.00%) Data Quality
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (62.50%) HDInsight
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (37.50%) ETL
5 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (37.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (25.00%) Analytics
6 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) OLTP
7 1 (12.50%) SQL
7 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
7 1 (12.50%) NetApp
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
7 1 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (12.50%) Physical Data Model

SQL Server Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited SQL Server Architect 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (62.50%) HDInsight
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (25.00%) OLTP
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ETL
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp