The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had SQL Server Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Analyst
Rank 624 597 570
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -27
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Analyst 22 48 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.086% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.091% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 34
Median daily rate £330 £325 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +12.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £450 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £281 £266
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £43.57 - £12.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £12.25

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50873 53029 50613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.70% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33243 32777 31313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2111 2126
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.60 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

SQL Server Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured SQL Server Analyst in the job title.

SQL Server Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SQL Server Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Analyst within the UK.

SQL Server Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SQL Server Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

SQL Server Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SQL Server Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Analyst within the UK.

SQL Server Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SQL Server Analyst
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -11 21 £330 -5.71% 13
London -3 10 £295 -28.48% 7
Hampshire +4 3 £300 +20.00% 1
South East -2 3 £300 +27.65% 3
South West -3 3 £425 +33.33% 1
City of London +37 2 - - 1
North West +2 2 £350 -
West Midlands -12 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £425 -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Basingstoke -8 1 £425 +70.00%
Merseyside - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - -

SQL Server Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, SQL Server Analyst 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 featuring SQL Server Analyst in the job title.

1 56 (98.25%) SQL Server
2 30 (52.63%) SQL
3 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 17 (29.82%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (28.07%) Finance
6 15 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (24.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (22.81%) Data Analysis
9 12 (21.05%) .NET
9 12 (21.05%) MS Excel
9 12 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (19.30%) Data Modelling
11 10 (17.54%) T-SQL
11 10 (17.54%) C#
11 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (14.04%) Oracle
13 7 (12.28%) Windows
13 7 (12.28%) ERwin
14 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
14 6 (10.53%) IIS
14 6 (10.53%) Web Services
14 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (10.53%) Business Analysis
14 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
15 5 (8.77%) Degree
15 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET
15 5 (8.77%) ETL

SQL Server Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 6 (10.53%) IIS
1 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.75%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
3 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.75%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (98.25%) SQL Server
2 15 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (24.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
9 4 (7.02%) MS Access
9 4 (7.02%) RDBMS
10 3 (5.26%) OLAP
10 3 (5.26%) Power BI
10 3 (5.26%) QlikView
10 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (3.51%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
12 1 (1.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) ERwin
2 4 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.51%) Subversion
3 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.75%) Ant
4 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.75%) JIRA
4 1 (1.75%) Maven
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Banking
2 4 (7.02%) Billing
2 4 (7.02%) Retail
3 3 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.26%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Front Office
5 1 (1.75%) Law
5 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) .NET
2 6 (10.53%) Web Services
3 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.51%) WPF
6 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.75%) Classic ASP
6 1 (1.75%) CSS
6 1 (1.75%) HTML
6 1 (1.75%) J2EE
6 1 (1.75%) jQuery
6 1 (1.75%) JSON
6 1 (1.75%) Middleware
6 1 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.26%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.26%) Equities
3 3 (5.26%) Fixed Income
3 3 (5.26%) NHS
3 3 (5.26%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.51%) Data Extraction
4 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.51%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.51%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.75%) Derivative
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Windows
2 4 (7.02%) Linux
2 4 (7.02%) Unix
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.75%) Android
4 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (22.81%) Data Analysis
3 11 (19.30%) Data Modelling
4 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 5 (8.77%) ETL
5 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.02%) Change Management
6 4 (7.02%) Data Management
6 4 (7.02%) ITIL
7 3 (5.26%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.26%) CRM
7 3 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (5.26%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.26%) Migration
7 3 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.26%) Release Management
7 3 (5.26%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.51%) Analytics
8 2 (3.51%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 30 (52.63%) SQL
2 10 (17.54%) C#
2 10 (17.54%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 3 (5.26%) VB.NET
3 3 (5.26%) VBA
4 2 (3.51%) Java
4 2 (3.51%) MATLAB
4 2 (3.51%) VB
4 2 (3.51%) VB6
5 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.75%) PHP
5 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) ISEB
2 3 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.51%) HND
3 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.51%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
1 1 (1.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.04%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) Cognos
3 3 (5.26%) Tableau
4 2 (3.51%) IBM
4 2 (3.51%) Siebel
5 1 (1.75%) ATG
5 1 (1.75%) HP
5 1 (1.75%) iManage
5 1 (1.75%) Informatica
5 1 (1.75%) Remedy
5 1 (1.75%) Reuters
5 1 (1.75%) webMethods
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