Period
to 22 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 531 450 435
Rank change year-on-year -81 -15 -139
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Analyst 337 436 528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.48% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.50% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 296 398
England median daily rate £400 £400 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.97% +3.93%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £206
90th Percentile £563 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 8
England median hourly rate £16.61 £15.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.73% -42.31% +20.93%
10th Percentile £12.58 £11.75 £20.01
90th Percentile £26.79 £37.25 £86.06
UK median hourly rate £16.61 £14.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +14.55% -44.23% +20.93%

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 89,409 86,733 92,683
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.71% 94.90% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,541 57,528 61,042
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,826 2,550 2,975
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +4.11%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.65
UK median hourly rate £17.75 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -5.08% +3.89% +0.06%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -48 202 £400 -5.88% 44
South East -27 49 £425 +13.33% 9
Midlands -20 34 £375 +25.00% 6
North of England -43 30 £300 -14.29% 19
West Midlands -6 26 £375 +15.38% 4
Yorkshire -13 15 £400 +28.00% 9
South West -35 15 £425 +40.50% 1
North West -34 14 £300 -17.24% 9
East Midlands +8 8 £331 +18.30% 2
East of England +1 7 £340 -4.70% 5
North East +5 1 £365 +32.73% 1
SQL Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 326 (96.74%) SQL
2 123 (36.50%) Finance
3 98 (29.08%) SQL Server
4 72 (21.36%) Data Analysis
5 63 (18.69%) Business Intelligence
6 61 (18.10%) Microsoft Excel
7 56 (16.62%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (16.32%) Banking
9 53 (15.73%) Analytics
10 48 (14.24%) Tableau
11 47 (13.95%) Microsoft
12 45 (13.35%) Analytical Skills
13 43 (12.76%) ETL
14 42 (12.46%) Asset Management
15 40 (11.87%) Oracle
16 39 (11.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 37 (10.98%) Front Office
18 36 (10.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 34 (10.09%) Data Warehouse
20 30 (8.90%) Power BI
20 30 (8.90%) XML
21 28 (8.31%) Visualisation
21 28 (8.31%) Validation
22 27 (8.01%) Data Management
22 27 (8.01%) Java
22 27 (8.01%) Windows
23 26 (7.72%) Fixed Income
23 26 (7.72%) Data Quality
23 26 (7.72%) Problem-Solving
24 25 (7.42%) 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 17 (5.04%) SAS
2 8 (2.37%) IIS
3 7 (2.08%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.48%) Confluence
5 4 (1.19%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.59%) Apache
6 2 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.59%) JBoss
6 2 (0.59%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.30%) CMS
7 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.30%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.30%) WildFly
Applications
1 61 (18.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.78%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.30%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 11 (3.26%) Markit EDM
2 9 (2.67%) PolarLake
3 3 (0.89%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.59%) ReMetrica
4 2 (0.59%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.59%) Unica
5 1 (0.30%) Bloomberg AIM
5 1 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.30%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.30%) Movex
5 1 (0.30%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.30%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.30%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.30%) SunGard APT
5 1 (0.30%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.53%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.08%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.19%) SaaS
5 3 (0.89%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.59%) G Suite
6 2 (0.59%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (0.59%) IaaS
6 2 (0.59%) PaaS
7 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.30%) Datadog
7 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.08%) Internet
2 4 (1.19%) SMS
3 2 (0.59%) CTI
3 2 (0.59%) iSCSI
3 2 (0.59%) PBX
3 2 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.30%) Firewall
4 1 (0.30%) FTP
4 1 (0.30%) HTTP
4 1 (0.30%) Intranet
4 1 (0.30%) SSH
4 1 (0.30%) VLAN
4 1 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (29.08%) SQL Server
2 39 (11.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (10.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (10.09%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (8.90%) Power BI
6 20 (5.93%) QlikView
7 15 (4.45%) Relational Database
8 13 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (2.97%) NoSQL
10 10 (2.97%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (2.67%) Big Data
11 9 (2.67%) Data Mining
12 8 (2.37%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (2.37%) MongoDB
12 8 (2.37%) Oracle Database
13 7 (2.08%) Blockchain
14 6 (1.78%) Hadoop
14 6 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (1.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (4.75%) JIRA
2 13 (3.86%) SoapUI
3 8 (2.37%) Toad
4 7 (2.08%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.89%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.89%) Selenium
6 3 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.59%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.30%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.30%) ER Studio
8 1 (0.30%) ERwin
8 1 (0.30%) GitLab
8 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.30%) ProC
8 1 (0.30%) PVCS
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.30%) Zephyr
General
1 123 (36.50%) Finance
2 55 (16.32%) Banking
3 37 (10.98%) Front Office
4 21 (6.23%) Retail
5 20 (5.93%) Marketing
6 15 (4.45%) Back Office
7 12 (3.56%) Financial Institution
7 12 (3.56%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.78%) Legal
9 4 (1.19%) Publishing
10 3 (0.89%) Advertising
10 3 (0.89%) Automotive
10 3 (0.89%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.89%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.59%) Electronics
11 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.30%) Billing
12 1 (0.30%) French Language
12 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.30%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.90%) XML
2 19 (5.64%) Web Services
3 18 (5.34%) .NET
4 7 (2.08%) XSD
4 7 (2.08%) XSL
5 4 (1.19%) SOAP
6 3 (0.89%) HTML
6 3 (0.89%) Middleware
7 2 (0.59%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.59%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.59%) MDX
8 1 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.30%) jQuery
8 1 (0.30%) JSON
8 1 (0.30%) LINQ
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.30%) RESTful
8 1 (0.30%) SAP Business Workflow
8 1 (0.30%) WCF
8 1 (0.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.35%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.72%) Fixed Income
3 22 (6.53%) Equities
3 22 (6.53%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (5.34%) Derivative
5 15 (4.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (2.67%) Exotic Derivative
7 8 (2.37%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.08%) NHS
8 7 (2.08%) Replication
8 7 (2.08%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.78%) Reinsurance
10 5 (1.48%) Reference Data
11 4 (1.19%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.19%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.19%) Fintech
11 4 (1.19%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.19%) OTC Derivatives
11 4 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (8.01%) Windows
2 20 (5.93%) Unix
3 13 (3.86%) Windows Server
4 11 (3.26%) Linux
5 9 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.30%) OpenVMS
7 1 (0.30%) VME
7 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (21.36%) Data Analysis
2 63 (18.69%) Business Intelligence
3 56 (16.62%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (15.73%) Analytics
5 43 (12.76%) ETL
6 42 (12.46%) Asset Management
7 28 (8.31%) Validation
7 28 (8.31%) Visualisation
8 27 (8.01%) Data Management
9 26 (7.72%) Problem-Solving
10 25 (7.42%) Migration
11 24 (7.12%) Data Modelling
12 21 (6.23%) Business Analysis
12 21 (6.23%) Scrum
12 21 (6.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (6.23%) Test Scripting
12 21 (6.23%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (5.34%) E-Commerce
14 16 (4.75%) Data Migration
14 16 (4.75%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 326 (96.74%) SQL
2 27 (8.01%) Java
3 24 (7.12%) Python
4 21 (6.23%) T-SQL
5 20 (5.93%) C#
6 17 (5.04%) VBA
7 16 (4.75%) R
8 15 (4.45%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.08%) C++
9 7 (2.08%) MATLAB
10 6 (1.78%) C
10 6 (1.78%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.48%) Perl
12 3 (0.89%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.89%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.89%) VB
13 2 (0.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.59%) Ruby
13 2 (0.59%) Scala
13 2 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (5.64%) Degree
2 6 (1.78%) ISTQB
2 6 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (1.48%) ISEB
4 3 (0.89%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.30%) CBAP
6 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.30%) MBA
6 1 (0.30%) MCP
6 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.72%) Data Quality
2 12 (3.56%) QA
3 4 (1.19%) SLA
4 3 (0.89%) GDPR
5 2 (0.59%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.30%) HL7
6 1 (0.30%) IFRS
System Software
1 6 (1.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.59%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (0.59%) vMotion
2 1 (0.30%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.30%) Control-M
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 48 (14.24%) Tableau
2 47 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 40 (11.87%) Oracle
4 16 (4.75%) SAP
5 10 (2.97%) Bloomberg
5 10 (2.97%) Reuters
6 9 (2.67%) Google
7 8 (2.37%) Teradata
8 6 (1.78%) Adobe
8 6 (1.78%) webMethods
9 5 (1.48%) Alteryx
9 5 (1.48%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (1.48%) Siebel
10 4 (1.19%) Informatica
10 4 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.19%) VMware
11 3 (0.89%) Cognos
11 3 (0.89%) IBM
11 3 (0.89%) Murex
11 3 (0.89%) Sybase