Period
to 14 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 466 417 318
Rank change year-on-year -49 -99 +4
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Analyst 450 517 781
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.47% 0.54% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.57% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 392 587
England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +4.48%
10th Percentile £218 £213 £234
90th Percentile £575 £550 £488
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £343
% change year-on-year +6.67% +9.49% +3.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 7 20
England median hourly rate £18.80 £25.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.29% +30.77% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.75 £20.41 £14.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £35.25 £28.25
UK median hourly rate £18.86 £26.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -27.47% +33.33% +9.86%

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 90081 90735 98573
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.70% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 60323 59717 63904
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2598 3005 3790
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.88 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017. 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 -49 259 £436 +2.59% 28
North of England +52 60 £350 +6.06% 14
South East -21 53 £375 +15.38% 9
North West +9 37 £375 +10.29% 9
South West +8 32 £313 +11.61% 5
Midlands +4 29 £373 +12.88% 11
Yorkshire +32 21 £275 -8.33% 3
East of England -23 17 £357 +18.92% 2
West Midlands +12 16 £375 -3.23% 6
East Midlands +5 13 £280 +24.44% 5
North East +56 2 £363 +15.08% 2
SQL Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, SQL Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring SQL Analyst in the job title.

1 435 (96.67%) SQL
2 146 (32.44%) SQL Server
3 121 (26.89%) Finance
4 91 (20.22%) Data Analysis
5 89 (19.78%) Business Intelligence
6 80 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
7 77 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
8 73 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 70 (15.56%) Microsoft
10 69 (15.33%) Microsoft Excel
11 68 (15.11%) Data Warehouse
12 65 (14.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 62 (13.78%) Oracle
14 61 (13.56%) ETL
15 60 (13.33%) Banking
16 58 (12.89%) Data Modelling
17 57 (12.67%) T-SQL
18 53 (11.78%) Analytics
19 43 (9.56%) .NET
20 42 (9.33%) Migration
21 40 (8.89%) VBA
21 40 (8.89%) Business Analysis
22 37 (8.22%) Tableau
23 36 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
24 34 (7.56%) C#
25 33 (7.33%) CRM
26 32 (7.11%) Data Quality
27 31 (6.89%) Relational Database
27 31 (6.89%) Python
27 31 (6.89%) Data Migration

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 15 (3.33%) SAS
2 12 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.78%) IIS
4 6 (1.33%) Confluence
5 3 (0.67%) JBoss
5 3 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.67%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.44%) Apache
6 2 (0.44%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.44%) nginx
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.44%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.44%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.44%) WildFly
7 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.22%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 69 (15.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (2.44%) Markit EDM
2 6 (1.33%) ReMetrica
3 5 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.11%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (0.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.89%) FastStats
4 4 (0.89%) Global One
5 3 (0.67%) Eagle PACE
5 3 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.44%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (0.44%) Summit
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.22%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.22%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.56%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.89%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 2 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.22%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.22%) Office 365
5 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.22%) Internet
2 7 (1.56%) SMS
3 4 (0.89%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.44%) LAN
5 1 (0.22%) DAB
5 1 (0.22%) DHCP
5 1 (0.22%) DNS
5 1 (0.22%) Firewall
5 1 (0.22%) LDAP
5 1 (0.22%) SSH
5 1 (0.22%) SSL
5 1 (0.22%) VLAN
5 1 (0.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (32.44%) SQL Server
2 73 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 68 (15.11%) Data Warehouse
4 65 (14.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (6.89%) Relational Database
6 30 (6.67%) Power BI
7 26 (5.78%) BusinessObjects
7 26 (5.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (4.22%) QlikView
9 16 (3.56%) Hadoop
10 13 (2.89%) Data Mining
11 11 (2.44%) OLAP
11 11 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (2.22%) NoSQL
12 10 (2.22%) RDBMS
13 9 (2.00%) Big Data
13 9 (2.00%) DB2
14 8 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 7 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (4.89%) JIRA
2 16 (3.56%) Selenium
3 13 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (2.67%) SoapUI
5 9 (2.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 9 (2.00%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.11%) HP UFT
6 5 (1.11%) JIRA Agile
6 5 (1.11%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.89%) Maven
8 3 (0.67%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.67%) MSTest
8 3 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.44%) ERwin
9 2 (0.44%) Liquibase
9 2 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.22%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.22%) Toad
General
1 121 (26.89%) Finance
2 60 (13.33%) Banking
3 31 (6.89%) Retail
4 25 (5.56%) Marketing
5 22 (4.89%) Front Office
6 14 (3.11%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.22%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.78%) Legal
9 7 (1.56%) Automotive
9 7 (1.56%) Local Government
9 7 (1.56%) Retail Banking
10 5 (1.11%) Back Office
11 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.67%) Publishing
12 2 (0.44%) Billing
12 2 (0.44%) Military
12 2 (0.44%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Advertising
13 1 (0.22%) Electronics
13 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (9.56%) .NET
2 21 (4.67%) XML
3 9 (2.00%) Web Services
4 8 (1.78%) ASP.NET
4 8 (1.78%) SOAP
5 7 (1.56%) Middleware
5 7 (1.56%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (1.56%) React
5 7 (1.56%) REST
6 5 (1.11%) AngularJS
6 5 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 5 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 5 (1.11%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (1.11%) MDX
6 5 (1.11%) Node.js
6 5 (1.11%) ODBC
6 5 (1.11%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (1.11%) XML Messaging
7 4 (0.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 77 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.56%) Data Structures
3 15 (3.33%) Fixed Income
4 13 (2.89%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.67%) Derivative
5 12 (2.67%) Equities
5 12 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (2.44%) NHS
7 10 (2.22%) Reinsurance
8 7 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.11%) User Experience
10 3 (0.67%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.67%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.67%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.44%) Clustering
11 2 (0.44%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.44%) Replication
12 1 (0.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (6.67%) Unix
2 25 (5.56%) Windows
3 20 (4.44%) Linux
4 10 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.44%) HPUX
6 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.44%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (20.22%) Data Analysis
2 89 (19.78%) Business Intelligence
3 80 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (13.56%) ETL
5 58 (12.89%) Data Modelling
6 53 (11.78%) Analytics
7 42 (9.33%) Migration
8 40 (8.89%) Business Analysis
9 36 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 33 (7.33%) CRM
11 31 (6.89%) Data Migration
12 30 (6.67%) Scrum
13 29 (6.44%) Visualisation
14 25 (5.56%) ITIL
15 24 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (4.67%) Asset Management
17 17 (3.78%) Change Management
17 17 (3.78%) Data Architecture
18 16 (3.56%) Data Management
19 15 (3.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 435 (96.67%) SQL
2 57 (12.67%) T-SQL
3 40 (8.89%) VBA
4 34 (7.56%) C#
5 31 (6.89%) Python
6 29 (6.44%) Java
7 18 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 18 (4.00%) R
8 11 (2.44%) JavaScript
9 8 (1.78%) MATLAB
9 8 (1.78%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.56%) VB
11 6 (1.33%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.33%) Perl
11 6 (1.33%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 4 (0.89%) C
13 4 (0.89%) COBOL
13 4 (0.89%) Korn
13 4 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (6.00%) Degree
2 14 (3.11%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.89%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.33%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.67%) ISEB
6 2 (0.44%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.11%) Data Quality
2 21 (4.67%) QA
3 17 (3.78%) GDPR
4 15 (3.33%) MiFID
5 10 (2.22%) EMIR
6 6 (1.33%) IFRS
6 6 (1.33%) IFRS 9
7 5 (1.11%) SLA
8 3 (0.67%) PMO
9 2 (0.44%) AIFMD
9 2 (0.44%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.22%) GCP
10 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.44%) Varnish
4 2 (0.44%) XenApp
5 1 (0.22%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (0.44%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.44%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.22%) SCOM
3 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.22%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 70 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 62 (13.78%) Oracle
3 37 (8.22%) Tableau
4 11 (2.44%) IBM
4 11 (2.44%) SAP
5 10 (2.22%) Cognos
5 10 (2.22%) Google
6 9 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.56%) VMware
8 6 (1.33%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (1.11%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.11%) SimCorp
10 4 (0.89%) Charles River
10 4 (0.89%) Hyperion
10 4 (0.89%) Jaspersoft
10 4 (0.89%) Netezza
10 4 (0.89%) Vertica
11 3 (0.67%) Informatica
11 3 (0.67%) JDA
11 3 (0.67%) Teradata