The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Architect
Rank 121 - 102
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Architect 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% - 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate £500 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £355 £458
% change year-on-year
+33.80% -22.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SQL Server Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2368 2041 1940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.08% 92.39% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1326 1140 1018
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 176 141
Average hourly rate £13.85 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £11.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 24 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) EAI
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (100.00%) Content Enrichment

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Content Enrichment
1 3 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) EAI
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft