The first table below looks at the demand for the SQL Server Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 23 April 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 advertised for the West Midlands region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Architect
Rank - - 104
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Architect 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £431
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2209 1690 2113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.17% 92.81% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1144 777 962
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 152 171
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.31 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.50% -7.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
SQL Server Architect
England

SQL Server Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SQL Server Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Architect across the West Midlands region.

SQL Server Architect Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server Architect
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Teradata
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos Powerplay
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) DTS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ReportNet

SQL Server Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos Powerplay
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) DTS
2 1 (50.00%) ReportNet
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Teradata
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos