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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Analyst
Rank 609 585 558
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -27
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Analyst 31 50 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.090% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.095% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 34 44
Average daily rate £333 £350 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £444 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £320 £273
% change year-on-year
+13.28% +17.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.57 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 24 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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -36 31 £333 -5.00% 16
London -18 16 £295 -26.25% 6
North West -6 4 £320 -
South East -20 4 £350 -0.70% 1
City of London +37 3 £375 +7.14% 3
Hampshire 0 3 £300 -25.92%
Birmingham +5 2 - - 1
South West 0 2 £425 +33.33% 4
Cheshire -5 2 £316 -
West Midlands -15 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £425 - 1
Warrington - 2 £316 -
East of England +8 1 £300 +4.34%
Essex +3 1 £300 +33.33%
Yorkshire -2 1 £400 +33.33% 2
West Yorkshire -6 1 £400 - 2
Manchester - 1 £363 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £400 -
Chelmsford - 1 £300 -
Basingstoke - 1 £425 -
Maidstone - 1 £400 -
Leeds - 1 £400 - 1
Midlands - 1 - -

SQL Server Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 63 (98.44%) SQL Server
2 34 (53.13%) SQL
3 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 18 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (25.00%) Finance
6 15 (23.44%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (20.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (18.75%) Data Analysis
8 12 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (18.75%) Data Modelling
8 12 (18.75%) C#
8 12 (18.75%) .NET
8 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
9 11 (17.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (15.63%) T-SQL
11 8 (12.50%) Oracle
12 7 (10.94%) Windows
12 7 (10.94%) ERwin
12 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (9.38%) Business Analysis
13 6 (9.38%) Degree
13 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (9.38%) Web Services
13 6 (9.38%) ITIL
13 6 (9.38%) Unix
13 6 (9.38%) IIS
14 5 (7.81%) ISA Server
14 5 (7.81%) SharePoint

SQL Server Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (9.38%) IIS
2 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.56%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS Office
2 3 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.13%) SaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (98.44%) SQL Server
2 15 (23.44%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (20.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (17.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (6.25%) OLAP
7 4 (6.25%) Power BI
7 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
8 3 (4.69%) DB2
8 3 (4.69%) MS Access
8 3 (4.69%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
8 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
9 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (3.13%) QlikView
10 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) ERwin
2 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.13%) Subversion
3 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.56%) Ant
4 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.56%) JIRA
4 1 (1.56%) Maven
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.56%) Toad
4 1 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Retail
3 4 (6.25%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Billing
3 4 (6.25%) Marketing
4 3 (4.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.56%) Front Office
5 1 (1.56%) Legal
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.75%) .NET
2 6 (9.38%) Web Services
3 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.13%) WPF
6 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.56%) J2EE
6 1 (1.56%) MDX
6 1 (1.56%) Middleware
6 1 (1.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Data Integration
2 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.69%) Equities
3 3 (4.69%) Fixed Income
3 3 (4.69%) NHS
3 3 (4.69%) Reinsurance
3 3 (4.69%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.13%) Data Extraction
4 2 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.13%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.13%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.13%) Smart Meter
4 2 (3.13%) Social Media
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Derivative
5 1 (1.56%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
5 1 (1.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Windows
2 6 (9.38%) Unix
3 4 (6.25%) Linux
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.13%) zOS
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (18.75%) Data Analysis
2 12 (18.75%) Data Modelling
3 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.38%) Business Analysis
4 6 (9.38%) ITIL
5 5 (7.81%) Change Management
5 5 (7.81%) Data Management
5 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.25%) ETL
6 4 (6.25%) Waterfall
7 3 (4.69%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.69%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (4.69%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.69%) Regression Testing
7 3 (4.69%) Release Management
7 3 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.69%) Web Development
8 2 (3.13%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.13%) SQL
2 12 (18.75%) C#
3 10 (15.63%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.25%) VB
4 4 (6.25%) VB6
5 3 (4.69%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.69%) VBA
6 2 (3.13%) COBOL
6 2 (3.13%) MATLAB
6 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.56%) Java
7 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) ISEB
2 3 (4.69%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.13%) HND
4 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.56%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) MCSE
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) Data Quality
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.56%) SLA
3 1 (1.56%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.56%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.56%) Puppet
2 1 (1.56%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (4.69%) IBM
4 2 (3.13%) Cognos
4 2 (3.13%) Siebel
4 2 (3.13%) Tableau
5 1 (1.56%) ATG
5 1 (1.56%) Citrix
5 1 (1.56%) HP
5 1 (1.56%) Informatica
5 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.56%) webMethods
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