The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Consultant
Rank 882 870 885
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Consultant 9 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.018% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.019% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 8
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £30,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £61,500 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent 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 permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106380 101290 110833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.35% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 86308 84102 94334
Average salary £45,000 £43,164 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

SQL Server Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SQL Server Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SQL Server Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server Consultant within the UK.

SQL Server Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

SQL Server Consultant
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -28 8 £47,500 -13.63%
Berkshire +9 4 £55,000 -4.34%
South East +2 4 £55,000 +22.22%
Reading - 4 £55,000 -
South West - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £45,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 £45,000 -

SQL Server Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited SQL Server Consultant 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 IT job ads sampled with SQL Server Consultant in their job title.

1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (68.00%) Oracle
3 16 (64.00%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (60.00%) Migration
5 13 (52.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (48.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (48.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (44.00%) Clustering
8 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (36.00%) SharePoint
8 9 (36.00%) T-SQL
9 8 (32.00%) SQL
10 7 (28.00%) Finance
11 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (20.00%) Sybase
11 5 (20.00%) Windows
12 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
12 4 (16.00%) Change Management
12 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
12 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
12 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (16.00%) Performance Improvement
13 3 (12.00%) Data Management
13 3 (12.00%) Replication
13 3 (12.00%) DB2
13 3 (12.00%) .NET

SQL Server Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited SQL Server Consultant 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 IT job ads sampled with SQL Server Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (36.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (12.00%) DB2
7 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
7 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (4.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) MDX
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Clustering
2 3 (12.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (60.00%) Migration
3 13 (52.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (16.00%) Change Management
4 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (12.00%) Data Management
6 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.00%) ETL
6 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.00%) Security Management
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.00%) OpenUP
7 1 (4.00%) Database Tuning
7 1 (4.00%) High Availability
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Data Architecture
7 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) T-SQL
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) MCTS
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) OCP
3 1 (4.00%) OCA
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Oracle
2 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) Sybase