The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Analyst
Rank 616 606 551
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -55
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Analyst 12 8 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.015% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.016% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 6
Average daily rate
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£330 £250 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £216 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £395 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £250 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50

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
52643 50594 47358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.45% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 33418 30646 27757
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1998 2130
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.78 £17.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.34% -5.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

SQL Server Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 3 August 2015.

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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
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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
England -6 11 £340 +36.00% 1
London -11 5 £395 -
South East -17 4 £250 +13.63%
Hampshire -4 2 £250 +13.63%
City of London - 2 £463 -
Basingstoke - 2 £250 -
South West -1 1 £190 -60.00%
Bristol -3 1 £190 -60.00%
North West - 1 £438 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £320 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £320 -
Wales - 1 £275 -

SQL Server Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SQL Server Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (57.69%) SQL
3 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 6 (23.08%) Finance
7 5 (19.23%) ETL
7 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
8 4 (15.38%) VBA
8 4 (15.38%) NHS
8 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (15.38%) Data Mining
9 3 (11.54%) Migration
9 3 (11.54%) .NET
9 3 (11.54%) C#
9 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
9 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
9 3 (11.54%) Windows
9 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Tableau
10 2 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
10 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
10 2 (7.69%) Analytics
10 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
10 2 (7.69%) R
10 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (7.69%) System Testing

SQL Server Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SQL Server Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DHCP
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (15.38%) Data Mining
6 2 (7.69%) MS Access
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (7.69%) DTS
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
1 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) JSP
2 1 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) NHS
2 2 (7.69%) DTV
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.85%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.85%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (19.23%) ETL
3 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.69%) System Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Web Development
5 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 2 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (7.69%) CRM
5 2 (7.69%) Analytics
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Coaching
6 1 (3.85%) SDLC
6 1 (3.85%) SOA
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.85%) TDD
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
3 4 (15.38%) VBA
4 3 (11.54%) C#
5 2 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (7.69%) R
6 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Tableau
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Sun
4 1 (3.85%) Cerner
4 1 (3.85%) LANDesk