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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Analyst
UK
Rank 573 588 562
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -26
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Analyst 24 34 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.067% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.071% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 33
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £169 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

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
42412 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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 15 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +22 24 £388 +6.89% 8
London +16 13 £388 +6.89% 6
South West +12 4 £213 -50.00%
West Midlands -5 4 £425 +57.40%
Bristol - 4 £213 -
Coventry - 3 £425 -
City of London - 3 - - 3
South East +10 2 £400 +72.97%
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £325 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £325 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £325 - 1

SQL Server Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 48 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (72.92%) SQL
3 21 (43.75%) T-SQL
4 18 (37.50%) .NET
4 18 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (25.00%) Finance
7 12 (25.00%) C#
7 12 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (22.92%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
11 7 (14.58%) Analytics
11 7 (14.58%) Oracle
11 7 (14.58%) Data Analysis
12 6 (12.50%) Fixed Income
12 6 (12.50%) ETL
12 6 (12.50%) Change Management
13 5 (10.42%) VBA
13 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
13 5 (10.42%) Data Management
13 5 (10.42%) Business Analysis
13 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (8.33%) GitHub
14 4 (8.33%) SDLC

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 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) SAS
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) GitHub
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.08%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Firewall
1 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (8.33%) SSDT
9 3 (6.25%) Data Mining
9 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (4.17%) Data Lake
10 2 (4.17%) Power BI
11 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Power View
11 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
11 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (2.08%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
11 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
2 4 (8.33%) Front Office
3 3 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Legal
3 3 (6.25%) Marketing
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
3 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.17%) Electronics
4 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.08%) Games
5 1 (2.08%) Law
5 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.17%) HTML
3 2 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.08%) CSS
4 1 (2.08%) DHTML
4 1 (2.08%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.08%) HTML5
4 1 (2.08%) JSON
4 1 (2.08%) MDX
4 1 (2.08%) RESTful
4 1 (2.08%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.50%) Fixed Income
3 4 (8.33%) Derivative
3 4 (8.33%) Equities
3 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.25%) FMCG
4 3 (6.25%) Replication
5 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.08%) Informatics
5 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Licensing
5 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.92%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (14.58%) Analytics
3 7 (14.58%) Data Analysis
4 6 (12.50%) Change Management
4 6 (12.50%) ETL
5 5 (10.42%) Business Analysis
5 5 (10.42%) Data Management
6 4 (8.33%) SDLC
6 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.25%) Business Process Mapping
7 3 (6.25%) Defect Management
7 3 (6.25%) Master Data Management
7 3 (6.25%) Migration
7 3 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.25%) Test Planning
7 3 (6.25%) Use Case
8 2 (4.17%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (72.92%) SQL
2 21 (43.75%) T-SQL
3 12 (25.00%) C#
4 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
5 5 (10.42%) VBA
6 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) SAP
3 2 (4.17%) Teradata
4 1 (2.08%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.08%) Cognos
4 1 (2.08%) GoldenSource
4 1 (2.08%) Google
4 1 (2.08%) RedGate
4 1 (2.08%) Sybase
4 1 (2.08%) Tableau
4 1 (2.08%) VMware