The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Analyst
Rank 586 543 579
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +36
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Analyst 8 27 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.053% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.057% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £268 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £368 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £320 -
% change year-on-year
-21.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50521 47308 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.54% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30608 27726 29859
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2123 2716
Average hourly rate £16.58 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.25% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 31 July 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 30 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 31 July 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 -46 8 £250 -21.87% 1
London +5 2 - -
South East -10 2 £220 -34.32% 1
West Midlands - 2 £231 -
Warwickshire - 2 £231 -
East Midlands +1 1 £275 -5.17%
Northamptonshire - 1 £275 -
Hampshire - 1 £220 - 1
Northampton - 1 £275 -
Northwood - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Bury - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Hove - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
North West - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

SQL Server Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (79.31%) SQL
3 19 (65.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (51.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (44.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (34.48%) T-SQL
6 10 (34.48%) Finance
7 9 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (31.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (20.69%) Migration
8 6 (20.69%) RDBMS
8 6 (20.69%) Oracle
8 6 (20.69%) Data Mapping
8 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
9 5 (17.24%) Data Migration
9 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
10 4 (13.79%) ETL
11 3 (10.34%) NHS
11 3 (10.34%) .NET
11 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
11 3 (10.34%) Banking
11 3 (10.34%) Retail
11 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
11 3 (10.34%) Fixed Income
11 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (10.34%) Revenue Management
11 3 (10.34%) Marketing
12 2 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
12 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis

SQL Server Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (65.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (51.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (44.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (31.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
6 6 (20.69%) RDBMS
7 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (3.45%) QlikView
10 1 (3.45%) Star Schema
10 1 (3.45%) VLDB
10 1 (3.45%) OLAP
10 1 (3.45%) MS Access
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.90%) Electronics
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Front Office
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.45%) Ajax
3 1 (3.45%) MDX
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Fixed Income
1 3 (10.34%) NHS
2 2 (6.90%) DTV
2 2 (6.90%) Equities
3 1 (3.45%) Derivative
3 1 (3.45%) Statistics
3 1 (3.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (20.69%) Migration
2 6 (20.69%) Data Mapping
3 5 (17.24%) Data Migration
4 4 (13.79%) ETL
5 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
5 3 (10.34%) Revenue Management
6 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (6.90%) Time Management
6 2 (6.90%) RAD
6 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.45%) OO
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.45%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Refactoring
7 1 (3.45%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.90%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.45%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) Teradata