Period
to 19 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Support Analyst was £368 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 February 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 Support Analyst
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 821 766 790
Rank change year-on-year -55 +24 -28
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Support Analyst 48 64 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.068% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.071% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 37 61
UK median daily rate £368 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.13% +14.29% +10.24%
10th Percentile £157 £250 £213
90th Percentile £488 £500 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -30.00% - +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £17.32 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +130.95% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.32 -
% change year-on-year +130.95% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 95,460 89,566 102,600
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.76% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,406 58,384 65,671
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £253 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £382
% change year-on-year - +4.71% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,830 3,195 3,744
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.99 £10.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +12.12%

SQL Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Support Analyst in the UK

SQL Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Support Analyst in the UK

SQL Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Support Analyst over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Support Analyst in the UK

SQL Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Support Analyst in the UK

SQL Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Support Analyst over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL Support Analyst in the UK

SQL Support Analyst
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Support Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 19 February 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
England -21 48 £368 -8.13% 33
London -49 25 £413 -12.00% 13
UK excluding London -8 23 £210 -30.00% 20
North of England +43 8 £388 +63.16% 10
East of England -11 6 £153 - 1
East Midlands -2 4 £300 - 2
Midlands -6 4 £300 -8.40% 3
Yorkshire - 4 £210 - 3
North West +14 3 £419 +76.32% 6
South East -17 3 £219 -18.60% 4
South West +13 2 £123 -56.25% 2
North East - 1 £450 - 1

SQL Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, SQL Support 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 featuring SQL Support Analyst in the job title.

1 47 (97.92%) SQL
2 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
3 17 (35.42%) Oracle
4 15 (31.25%) Unix
5 13 (27.08%) Java
6 12 (25.00%) Linux
6 12 (25.00%) Finance
7 11 (22.92%) Windows
8 10 (20.83%) ITIL
9 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (16.67%) Banking
10 7 (14.58%) Asset Management
10 7 (14.58%) Change Management
10 7 (14.58%) PL/SQL
11 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
11 6 (12.50%) Shell Script
11 6 (12.50%) Equities
11 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database
11 6 (12.50%) Problem Management
12 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
12 5 (10.42%) Fixed Income
12 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (10.42%) SLA
12 5 (10.42%) IIS
13 4 (8.33%) Web Services
13 4 (8.33%) SAS
13 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (8.33%) Migration
13 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
13 4 (8.33%) WebSphere

SQL Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (10.42%) IIS
2 4 (8.33%) SAS
2 4 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.08%) assyst
2 1 (2.08%) Demantra
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.08%) SnowdropKCS
2 1 (2.08%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) SMS
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) LAN
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.17%) OLTP
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.08%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.08%) Maven
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.25%) Front Office
5 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.17%) Retail
6 1 (2.08%) Back Office
6 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) Web Services
2 3 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (4.17%) .NET
3 2 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (4.17%) REST
3 2 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (2.08%) CSS
4 1 (2.08%) HTML
4 1 (2.08%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (2.08%) Spring
4 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.50%) Equities
3 5 (10.42%) Fixed Income
4 3 (6.25%) Tandem
5 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.08%) Clustering
6 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.08%) Derivative
6 1 (2.08%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Unix
2 12 (25.00%) Linux
3 11 (22.92%) Windows
4 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.17%) HPUX
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) ITIL
2 7 (14.58%) Asset Management
2 7 (14.58%) Change Management
3 6 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.33%) Investment Management
4 4 (8.33%) Migration
5 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
5 3 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Coaching
6 2 (4.17%) Matrix Management
6 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.17%) QMS
6 2 (4.17%) SDLC
6 2 (4.17%) Software Delivery
6 2 (4.17%) Statistics
6 2 (4.17%) System Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (97.92%) SQL
2 13 (27.08%) Java
3 7 (14.58%) PL/SQL
4 6 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.25%) COBOL
6 3 (6.25%) Perl
7 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.17%) Python
8 1 (2.08%) C++
8 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.08%) Korn
8 1 (2.08%) Lua
8 1 (2.08%) VB
8 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) SLA
2 3 (6.25%) IFRS
2 3 (6.25%) IFRS 9
3 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Oracle
2 3 (6.25%) Remedy
3 2 (4.17%) Charles River
3 2 (4.17%) IBM
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) ION Trading
4 1 (2.08%) Northgate
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.08%) SimCorp
4 1 (2.08%) Sybase
4 1 (2.08%) Tableau
4 1 (2.08%) Veeam