Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Server Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 November 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 Server Consultant
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 624 602 594
Rank change year-on-year -22 -8 -6
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Consultant 10 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.022% 0.011% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.012% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £453 £418 £425
90th Percentile £570 £510 £668
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43845 42658 44659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.00% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31743 30364 31460
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 553 695
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

SQL Server Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured SQL Server Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Consultant in London

SQL Server Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server Consultant in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Consultant in London

SQL Server Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Consultant in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Consultant in London

SQL Server Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Consultant in London

SQL Server Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, SQL Server Consultant 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 London region featuring SQL Server Consultant in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (30.00%) Security Management
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Replication
6 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (20.00%) Blog
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) Sybase
6 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (20.00%) Data Protection

SQL Server Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Law
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Blog
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (30.00%) Security Management
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Data Flow Diagram
3 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) PDM
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Sybase
1 2 (20.00%) Tableau
2 1 (10.00%) Alteryx
2 1 (10.00%) CyberArk
2 1 (10.00%) Talend
2 1 (10.00%) VMware