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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Analyst
Rank 605 603 579
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -24
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Analyst 29 61 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.10% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 35
Median daily rate £350 £329 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.46% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £407 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +55.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.00 £12.25
% change year-on-year
- +55.10%

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
50506 55381 53413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.92% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32907 35226 32261
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1614 2075 2087
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 18 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 27 August 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 -10 28 £350 +8.52% 10
London 0 10 £350 +9.37% 6
North West +20 9 £350 +10.67% 1
Manchester +3 7 £334 -
South West +6 3 - - 1
Bristol -2 3 - - 1
Yorkshire -3 3 £355 - 2
Bradford +10 2 £355 -
South East +2 2 £300 +36.36%
West Yorkshire -3 2 £355 - 2
City of London +31 1 - - 3
Milton Keynes +16 1 £300 -
Buckinghamshire +13 1 £300 -
Hampshire +5 1 - -
West Midlands -31 1 £500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £500 -
Harrogate - 1 - -

SQL Server Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (60.78%) SQL
3 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
4 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (21.57%) Finance
6 10 (19.61%) T-SQL
6 10 (19.61%) Oracle
6 10 (19.61%) Data Modelling
7 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (17.65%) Migration
8 8 (15.69%) .NET
8 8 (15.69%) Data Migration
9 7 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (13.73%) Data Analysis
10 6 (11.76%) ETL
11 5 (9.80%) Unix
11 5 (9.80%) Windows
11 5 (9.80%) Linux
11 5 (9.80%) Web Services
11 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
11 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (7.84%) Investment Management
12 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (7.84%) Waterfall
12 4 (7.84%) QA
12 4 (7.84%) Systems Analysis

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 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.88%) IIS
3 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.96%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.92%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.96%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (1.96%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Firewall
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
1 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (7.84%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.92%) Big Data
7 2 (3.92%) MS Access
7 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.92%) QlikView
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (1.96%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) ERwin
2 1 (1.96%) Ant
2 1 (1.96%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) JMeter
2 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.96%) Maven
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.96%) Selenium
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Law
3 2 (3.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.96%) Front Office
4 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) .NET
2 5 (9.80%) Web Services
3 3 (5.88%) HTML
4 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.92%) CSS
4 2 (3.92%) jQuery
5 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.96%) Classic ASP
5 1 (1.96%) DHTML
5 1 (1.96%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.96%) HTML5
5 1 (1.96%) J2EE
5 1 (1.96%) JSON
5 1 (1.96%) Middleware
5 1 (1.96%) Rendezvous
5 1 (1.96%) REST
5 1 (1.96%) RxJS
5 1 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.92%) Data Extraction
2 2 (3.92%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.96%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.96%) FMCG
3 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) SCADA
3 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Linux
1 5 (9.80%) Unix
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.96%) Android
3 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) Data Modelling
2 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (17.65%) Migration
3 8 (15.69%) Data Migration
4 7 (13.73%) Data Analysis
5 6 (11.76%) ETL
6 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.84%) CRM
6 4 (7.84%) Investment Management
6 4 (7.84%) ITIL
6 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.84%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (7.84%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.88%) Exploratory Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Functional Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Manual Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.88%) Test Scripting
7 3 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (60.78%) SQL
2 10 (19.61%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.84%) VBA
4 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.92%) Java
6 1 (1.96%) C#
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
1 2 (3.92%) HND
1 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) ISA Server
1 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Puppet
1 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.61%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) Cognos
3 2 (3.92%) Tableau
4 1 (1.96%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.96%) ATG
4 1 (1.96%) GoldenSource
4 1 (1.96%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) iManage
4 1 (1.96%) Remedy
4 1 (1.96%) Reuters
4 1 (1.96%) SAP
4 1 (1.96%) Sun
4 1 (1.96%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.96%) webMethods