The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had SQL Server Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Architect
Rank 649 657 597
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -60
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Architect 11 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.030% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.031% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 12
Median daily rate £450 £513 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £434 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £454 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.82% +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
51171 54063 51068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.76% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33246 34265 30949
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 1562 2016 2062
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

SQL Server Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured SQL Server Architect in the job title.

SQL Server Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SQL Server Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Architect within the UK.

SQL Server Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SQL Server Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

SQL Server Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SQL Server Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Architect within the UK.

SQL Server Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SQL Server Architect
Top 14 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 Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 -22 9 £450 -12.19% 1
London +4 6 £625 +4.16% 1
South East -3 2 - -
East of England - 2 £450 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £450 -
Berkshire +5 1 - -
Hampshire +2 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £450 -
Scotland - 1 £450 -
Reading - 1 - -
Galashiels - 1 £450 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -

SQL Server Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, SQL Server Architect 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 Architect in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (26.47%) MVC
6 9 (26.47%) Data Modelling
6 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
6 9 (26.47%) .NET
6 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (26.47%) NoSQL
7 8 (23.53%) ETL
8 7 (20.59%) Oracle
8 7 (20.59%) SQL
8 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
8 7 (20.59%) Data Quality
9 6 (17.65%) Finance
9 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
9 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
12 3 (8.82%) Degree
12 3 (8.82%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (8.82%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (8.82%) HDInsight
12 3 (8.82%) Tableau
12 3 (8.82%) Data Governance

SQL Server Architect 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 2 (5.88%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) SaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (26.47%) NoSQL
4 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (8.82%) HDInsight
7 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
7 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Power View
8 2 (5.88%) OLTP
8 2 (5.88%) Power BI
8 2 (5.88%) PowerPivot
8 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
8 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
8 2 (5.88%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.94%) ERwin
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Publishing
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Hybrid Cloud
1 3 (8.82%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.88%) Minimum Viable Product
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (26.47%) Data Modelling
3 9 (26.47%) MVC
4 8 (23.53%) ETL
5 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.82%) Analytics
6 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) Data Architecture
6 3 (8.82%) Data Governance
6 3 (8.82%) Data Mapping
7 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.88%) Change Control
7 2 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.88%) ETL Development
7 2 (5.88%) Migration
7 2 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
2 7 (20.59%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 2 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.94%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (8.82%) Tableau
3 2 (5.88%) Netezza
3 2 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.94%) Informatica
4 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
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