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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Analyst
Rank 632 610 584
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -26
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Analyst 29 53 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.093% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.098% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 33
Median daily rate £350 £333 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £248 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £414 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £341 £250
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +36.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
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
51008 54089 51827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.76% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33192 34291 31378
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 2003 2097
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 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 17 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 30 July 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 -1 27 £350 +4.08% 11
North West +7 10 £350 -20.00% 1
London -8 9 £363 +13.28% 5
Manchester -4 7 £334 - 1
South West +7 4 £310 +63.15% 2
Bristol 0 3 - - 2
South East +9 2 £300 +5.26%
City of London +45 1 - - 2
Milton Keynes +12 1 £300 -6.25%
Buckinghamshire +8 1 £300 -6.25%
Hampshire 0 1 - -
Yorkshire -5 1 - - 1
West Midlands -29 1 £500 - 1
Coventry - 1 £500 - 1
Harrogate - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - -

SQL Server Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 59 (98.33%) SQL Server
2 38 (63.33%) SQL
3 20 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 16 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 14 (23.33%) T-SQL
6 14 (23.33%) Finance
6 14 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (21.67%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (20.00%) Data Modelling
9 11 (18.33%) .NET
9 11 (18.33%) Oracle
10 10 (16.67%) Migration
10 10 (16.67%) Data Analysis
11 9 (15.00%) Data Migration
11 9 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (13.33%) Management Information System
13 7 (11.67%) C#
13 7 (11.67%) Waterfall
13 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (10.00%) QA
14 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (10.00%) VBA
14 6 (10.00%) IIS
14 6 (10.00%) Web Services
14 6 (10.00%) ETL
15 5 (8.33%) Banking
15 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management

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 6 (10.00%) IIS
2 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.67%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (1.67%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (98.33%) SQL Server
2 16 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (5.00%) MS Access
8 3 (5.00%) QlikView
8 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
8 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (3.33%) Big Data
9 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.67%) DB2
10 1 (1.67%) OLAP
10 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) ERwin
1 4 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.33%) Subversion
2 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.67%) Ant
3 1 (1.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.67%) JIRA
3 1 (1.67%) JMeter
3 1 (1.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.67%) Maven
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.67%) Selenium
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Billing
4 2 (3.33%) Front Office
4 2 (3.33%) Law
5 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) .NET
2 6 (10.00%) Web Services
3 3 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.33%) HTML
4 2 (3.33%) jQuery
4 2 (3.33%) WPF
5 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.67%) Classic ASP
5 1 (1.67%) CSS
5 1 (1.67%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.67%) HTML5
5 1 (1.67%) J2EE
5 1 (1.67%) JSON
5 1 (1.67%) Middleware
5 1 (1.67%) Rendezvous
5 1 (1.67%) REST
5 1 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Equities
3 3 (5.00%) Fixed Income
3 3 (5.00%) NHS
4 2 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.33%) Data Extraction
4 2 (3.33%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.67%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.67%) Derivative
5 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.67%) SCADA
5 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Unix
1 5 (8.33%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.67%) Android
4 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 10 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 10 (16.67%) Migration
4 9 (15.00%) Data Migration
5 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.67%) Waterfall
7 6 (10.00%) ETL
8 5 (8.33%) Software Testing
8 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.67%) CRM
9 4 (6.67%) ITIL
9 4 (6.67%) System Testing
9 4 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (5.00%) Asset Management
10 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.00%) Investment Management
10 3 (5.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (63.33%) SQL
2 14 (23.33%) T-SQL
3 7 (11.67%) C#
4 6 (10.00%) VBA
5 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.33%) Java
6 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.33%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.67%) PHP
7 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.67%) Python
7 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.33%) HND
2 2 (3.33%) ISEB
2 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) ISA Server
1 2 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Puppet
1 1 (1.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.33%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) Cognos
3 2 (3.33%) Tableau
4 1 (1.67%) ATG
4 1 (1.67%) IBM
4 1 (1.67%) iManage
4 1 (1.67%) Remedy
4 1 (1.67%) Reuters
4 1 (1.67%) SAP
4 1 (1.67%) Sun
4 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.67%) webMethods
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