The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server Architect 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 Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Architect
Rank 606 598 573
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -25
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Architect 20 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.027% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.029% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 10
Average daily rate £500 £456 £454
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £285 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £583 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £355 £458
% change year-on-year
+26.76% -22.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

SQL Server Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 12 February 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 16 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 Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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 -1 16 £500 +9.58% 6
London +7 8 £713 +52.00% 5
Scotland - 4 £450 - 2
Edinburgh - 4 £450 - 2
West Midlands - 3 £500 -
South East +17 2 £444 -22.82% 1
East Midlands - 2 - -
City of London +35 1 £500 - 2
Chesterfield - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £438 -
Oxford - 1 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £438 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £360 -
Yorkshire - 1 £360 -

SQL Server Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SQL Server Architect 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 Architect in their job title.

1 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (58.70%) Microsoft
3 20 (43.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (39.13%) SQL
5 16 (34.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (32.61%) Windows
7 13 (28.26%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (28.26%) Oracle
8 12 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (21.74%) Finance
10 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (17.39%) Data Modelling
11 8 (17.39%) .NET
11 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (15.22%) Data Architecture
12 7 (15.22%) Analytics
12 7 (15.22%) ETL
12 7 (15.22%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (13.04%) C#
13 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database
13 6 (13.04%) Data Quality
13 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2014
14 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
14 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
14 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
14 5 (10.87%) UML

SQL Server Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SQL Server Architect 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.70%) IIS
2 4 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (6.52%) CICS
4 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.17%) Confluence
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.52%) Office 365
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) FTP
1 2 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) Network Security
2 1 (2.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (43.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (34.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database
9 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (8.70%) HDInsight
11 3 (6.52%) DB2
11 3 (6.52%) Star Schema
12 2 (4.35%) Big Data
12 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
12 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.17%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Billing
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) .NET
2 4 (8.70%) MDX
2 4 (8.70%) Middleware
3 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.35%) CSS
4 2 (4.35%) REST
4 2 (4.35%) Web Services
5 1 (2.17%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.52%) Unix
5 2 (4.35%) Linux
5 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.17%) HPUX
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (17.39%) Data Modelling
3 7 (15.22%) Analytics
3 7 (15.22%) Data Architecture
3 7 (15.22%) ETL
3 7 (15.22%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.87%) Migration
4 5 (10.87%) UML
5 4 (8.70%) CRM
5 4 (8.70%) Data Analytics
5 4 (8.70%) SOA
6 3 (6.52%) Business Process Improvement
6 3 (6.52%) Content Enrichment
6 3 (6.52%) EAI
6 3 (6.52%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (6.52%) OO
6 3 (6.52%) Scrum
6 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) SQL
2 6 (13.04%) C#
3 3 (6.52%) COBOL
3 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (2.17%) AWK
5 1 (2.17%) Lua
5 1 (2.17%) Perl
5 1 (2.17%) Python
5 1 (2.17%) sed
5 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.87%) MCSE
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 27 (58.70%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.26%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) Cognos
3 3 (6.52%) Fujitsu
3 3 (6.52%) IBM
3 3 (6.52%) NetApp
3 3 (6.52%) Tableau
4 2 (4.35%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (2.17%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) Informatica
5 1 (2.17%) Netezza
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.17%) Sun
5 1 (2.17%) Sybase
5 1 (2.17%) Teradata
5 1 (2.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) webMethods
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