Period
to 18 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 504 419 408
Rank change year-on-year -85 -11 -84
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Analyst 384 478 606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.41% 0.55% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.58% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 295 478
England median daily rate £400 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.29% +4.57% -
10th Percentile £263 £209 £213
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 6
England median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.90% -52.67% +63.75%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £18.55
90th Percentile £23.00 £24.59 £119.29
UK median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year -10.00% -35.48% +16.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89,518 83,099 96,795
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.96% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,231 54,205 63,760
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,887 2,683 2,879
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.43
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £19.44
% change year-on-year -1.06% -3.79% +11.06%

SQL Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured SQL Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Analyst in England

SQL Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Analyst in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Analyst in England

SQL Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Analyst in England over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Analyst in England

SQL Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Analyst in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Analyst in England

SQL Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Analyst in England over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL Analyst in England

SQL Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -81 222 £419 +1.52% 39
South East +6 69 £400 +3.76% 14
Midlands -21 32 £350 +32.08% 17
North of England -42 32 £300 -3.23% 20
West Midlands -18 25 £350 +16.67% 10
South West +2 19 £375 +25.52% 5
Yorkshire -23 18 £294 +7.80% 8
North West -51 13 £300 -14.29% 11
East of England -3 9 £340 +15.74% 6
East Midlands -6 7 £388 +51.96% 7
North East - 1 £263 - 1
SQL Analyst
UK

SQL Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, SQL Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring SQL Analyst in the job title.

1 376 (97.92%) SQL
2 120 (31.25%) Finance
3 108 (28.13%) SQL Server
4 83 (21.61%) Microsoft Excel
5 78 (20.31%) Data Analysis
6 75 (19.53%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (17.71%) Business Intelligence
8 65 (16.93%) Microsoft
9 63 (16.41%) Banking
10 48 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
10 48 (12.50%) Analytics
10 48 (12.50%) Oracle
11 39 (10.16%) ETL
12 38 (9.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 37 (9.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 35 (9.11%) Data Management
14 35 (9.11%) Data Warehouse
15 33 (8.59%) Tableau
16 32 (8.33%) Migration
16 32 (8.33%) C#
17 28 (7.29%) Java
17 28 (7.29%) Scrum
17 28 (7.29%) Problem-Solving
18 27 (7.03%) Degree
18 27 (7.03%) JIRA
18 27 (7.03%) User Acceptance Testing
18 27 (7.03%) Asset Management
19 26 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
19 26 (6.77%) Test Automation
19 26 (6.77%) Power BI

SQL Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 25 (6.51%) SAS
2 11 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.60%) IIS
4 8 (2.08%) Confluence
5 5 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.52%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.26%) CICS
8 1 (0.26%) Documentum
8 1 (0.26%) Hyperledger
8 1 (0.26%) JBoss
8 1 (0.26%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.26%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.26%) Mongoose
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.26%) WildFly
Applications
1 83 (21.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.56%) SPSS
5 3 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.86%) Markit EDM
2 9 (2.34%) PolarLake
3 4 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (1.04%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.78%) SAP R/3
4 3 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.52%) assyst
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.52%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.26%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.34%) Google Analytics
4 6 (1.56%) Adobe Analytics
5 5 (1.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 3 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.52%) SaaS
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.26%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 1 (0.26%) G Suite
8 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.26%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.65%) Internet
2 7 (1.82%) SMS
3 6 (1.56%) Intranet
4 3 (0.78%) PuTTY
5 2 (0.52%) FTP
5 2 (0.52%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.26%) Firewall
6 1 (0.26%) HTTP
6 1 (0.26%) VLAN
6 1 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 38 (9.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (9.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (9.11%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (6.77%) Power BI
6 15 (3.91%) QlikView
6 15 (3.91%) Relational Database
6 15 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
8 12 (3.13%) NoSQL
9 11 (2.86%) Blockchain
9 11 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (2.60%) Big Data
10 10 (2.60%) Data Mining
11 9 (2.34%) Oracle BI EE
11 9 (2.34%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.82%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.82%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (7.03%) JIRA
2 14 (3.65%) SoapUI
3 12 (3.13%) Selenium
4 9 (2.34%) Cucumber
4 9 (2.34%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.56%) SpecFlow
5 6 (1.56%) Toad
6 5 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.30%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.78%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.52%) JUnit
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.26%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.26%) MSTest
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 120 (31.25%) Finance
2 63 (16.41%) Banking
3 22 (5.73%) Retail
4 18 (4.69%) Marketing
5 17 (4.43%) Front Office
6 14 (3.65%) Investment Banking
7 12 (3.13%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.56%) Billing
8 6 (1.56%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.30%) Automotive
9 5 (1.30%) Legal
9 5 (1.30%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.04%) Back Office
10 4 (1.04%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.04%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.78%) Advertising
12 2 (0.52%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.52%) Local Government
12 2 (0.52%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.47%) .NET
1 21 (5.47%) XML
2 11 (2.86%) Web Services
3 9 (2.34%) HTML
4 7 (1.82%) XSD
4 7 (1.82%) XSL
5 6 (1.56%) CSS
6 3 (0.78%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.78%) SOAP
7 2 (0.52%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.52%) FpML
7 2 (0.52%) Kafka
7 2 (0.52%) MDX
7 2 (0.52%) Middleware
7 2 (0.52%) Node.js
8 1 (0.26%) LAMP
8 1 (0.26%) Spring
8 1 (0.26%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.21%) Fixed Income
3 16 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.91%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (3.13%) Equities
7 10 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (2.34%) Reference Data
8 9 (2.34%) Reinsurance
9 8 (2.08%) Client/Server
9 8 (2.08%) Data Structures
9 8 (2.08%) Derivative
10 7 (1.82%) Exotic Derivative
11 5 (1.30%) Replication
12 4 (1.04%) Fintech
12 4 (1.04%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.04%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.78%) Clustering
13 3 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (0.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.17%) Windows
2 13 (3.39%) Unix
3 9 (2.34%) Linux
4 8 (2.08%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (20.31%) Data Analysis
2 75 (19.53%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (17.71%) Business Intelligence
4 48 (12.50%) Analytics
5 39 (10.16%) ETL
6 35 (9.11%) Data Management
7 32 (8.33%) Migration
8 28 (7.29%) Problem-Solving
8 28 (7.29%) Scrum
9 27 (7.03%) Asset Management
9 27 (7.03%) User Acceptance Testing
10 26 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (6.77%) Test Automation
11 25 (6.51%) Data Modelling
12 21 (5.47%) Regression Testing
12 21 (5.47%) Test Scripting
13 19 (4.95%) Business Analysis
14 18 (4.69%) Change Management
14 18 (4.69%) Visualisation
15 17 (4.43%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 376 (97.92%) SQL
2 32 (8.33%) C#
3 28 (7.29%) Java
4 23 (5.99%) T-SQL
5 20 (5.21%) VBA
6 19 (4.95%) Python
7 18 (4.69%) PL/SQL
8 16 (4.17%) R
9 10 (2.60%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.30%) C
10 5 (1.30%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.04%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (0.78%) Perl
13 2 (0.52%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.52%) PHP
13 2 (0.52%) Scala
13 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.52%) VB
13 2 (0.52%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (7.03%) Degree
2 8 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (1.30%) ISEB
4 5 (1.30%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.78%) MBA
6 2 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.52%) CFA
6 2 (0.52%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.43%) Data Quality
1 17 (4.43%) QA
2 10 (2.60%) GDPR
3 7 (1.82%) IFRS
4 6 (1.56%) IFRS 9
5 2 (0.52%) MiFID
5 2 (0.52%) PMO
5 2 (0.52%) SLA
6 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.26%) EMIR
6 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 6 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.52%) vMotion
3 1 (0.26%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.26%) Control-M
3 1 (0.26%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 65 (16.93%) Microsoft
2 48 (12.50%) Oracle
3 33 (8.59%) Tableau
4 22 (5.73%) SAP
5 17 (4.43%) Teradata
6 12 (3.13%) Google
7 11 (2.86%) Bloomberg
8 8 (2.08%) Cognos
8 8 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.82%) Adobe
9 7 (1.82%) IFS
10 6 (1.56%) Netezza
10 6 (1.56%) Siebel
10 6 (1.56%) VMware
11 5 (1.30%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (1.04%) Remedy
12 4 (1.04%) TIBCO
13 3 (0.78%) Ab Initio
14 2 (0.52%) Capita
14 2 (0.52%) webMethods