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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Analyst
Rank 610 573 594
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +21
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Analyst 7 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.032% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.035% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Average daily rate
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£285 £283 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.88% +13.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £203 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £363 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £283 £240
% change year-on-year
-22.12% +17.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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
51806 48814 53474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.56% 92.66% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31840 29382 29897
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2076 2649
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 2014.

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 25 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 1 October 2014. 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 -28 7 £285 +0.88% 3
London +4 4 £350 +27.27%
South East - 3 £220 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £220 - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Northwood - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Bournemouth - - - - 1
Bury - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Leicester - - - -
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -

SQL Server Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (84.21%) SQL
3 11 (57.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (42.11%) T-SQL
5 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (31.58%) Finance
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) .NET
9 3 (15.79%) Revenue Management
9 3 (15.79%) User Experience
9 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (15.79%) Banking
9 3 (15.79%) Windows
9 3 (15.79%) Oracle
9 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
10 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
10 2 (10.53%) SAP
10 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
10 2 (10.53%) C#
10 2 (10.53%) Migration
10 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
10 2 (10.53%) Data Mapping
10 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture
10 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (10.53%) Marketing

SQL Server Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
6 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (5.26%) MySQL
7 1 (5.26%) MS Access
7 1 (5.26%) Star Schema
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Electronics
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Advertising
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (5.26%) MFC
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) User Experience
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Derivative
2 1 (5.26%) iPad
2 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) Revenue Management
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Data Mapping
3 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (5.26%) TDD
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Management
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.53%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) VC++
4 1 (5.26%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
1 1 (5.26%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Teradata
4 1 (5.26%) Orchard
4 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix