The median contractor rate for a SQL Server Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 26 June 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 Analyst
England / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 137 141
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Analyst 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.10% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.11% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year - +8.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2601 2818 2987
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.80% 95.46% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1624 1823 1930
Median daily rate £375 £368 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +0.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £514 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 138 200
Median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.63% +57.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

SQL Server Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured SQL Server Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Analyst in the South West

SQL Server Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Analyst in the South West

SQL Server Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Analyst in the South West

SQL Server Analyst Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, SQL Server 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 South West region featuring SQL Server Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (33.33%) Power BI
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Access
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) PowerPivot
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing

SQL Server Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS Access
2 1 (33.33%) Power BI
2 1 (33.33%) PowerPivot
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
1 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA