Period
to 20 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Support Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 833 762 792
Rank change year-on-year -71 +30 -20
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Support Analyst 48 67 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.074% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.078% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 35 51
UK median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -1.52%
10th Percentile £232 £199 £273
90th Percentile £463 £530 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +12.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 0
UK median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 -

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 95,560 86,173 100,394
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 94.90% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,787 55,896 65,029
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £252
90th Percentile £631 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,996 2,928 3,142
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.97% -6.28% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.92 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% -7.69% +17.47%

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 20 May 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
Top 14 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 20 May 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 -71 46 £350 -8.20% 18
UK excluding London -43 24 £350 +16.67% 15
London -46 24 £375 -10.71% 4
North of England -7 8 £388 +63.16% 9
North West -18 6 £388 +63.16% 6
South East -19 5 £200 -36.00%
Midlands -21 5 £350 +12.00% 3
West Midlands -17 3 £350 -12.50% 3
South West +4 2 £240 - 2
East of England -2 2 - -
East Midlands -7 2 £300 -
North East - 2 £356 -
Northern Ireland +6 1 - -
Scotland -35 1 £118 -63.69%

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 48 (100.00%) SQL
2 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
3 14 (29.17%) Finance
4 12 (25.00%) ITIL
4 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (18.75%) Oracle
6 8 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 8 (16.67%) Banking
7 7 (14.58%) Java
7 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
7 7 (14.58%) Unix
7 7 (14.58%) Windows
8 6 (12.50%) Linux
8 6 (12.50%) C#
8 6 (12.50%) Internet
8 6 (12.50%) Retail
8 6 (12.50%) Asset Management
8 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
9 5 (10.42%) Problem Management
9 5 (10.42%) Automotive
9 5 (10.42%) Equities
9 5 (10.42%) Remedy
10 4 (8.33%) IIS
10 4 (8.33%) Client/Server
10 4 (8.33%) Migration
10 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (8.33%) Windows Server
11 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012

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 4 (8.33%) IIS
2 3 (6.25%) SAS
2 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) assyst
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.08%) Demantra
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.08%) SnowdropKCS
2 1 (2.08%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.08%) SMS
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.08%) Blockchain
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.08%) Power BI
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Banking
3 6 (12.50%) Retail
4 5 (10.42%) Automotive
5 3 (6.25%) Front Office
6 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
6 2 (4.17%) Local Government
7 1 (2.08%) Back Office
7 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) .NET
1 3 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (4.17%) CSS
2 2 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (4.17%) HTML
2 2 (4.17%) REST
2 2 (4.17%) SOAP
2 2 (4.17%) Web Services
2 2 (4.17%) XML
3 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.08%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Equities
3 4 (8.33%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.25%) Fixed Income
4 3 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (6.25%) Tandem
5 2 (4.17%) Clustering
6 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.08%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Online Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Replication
6 1 (2.08%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Unix
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) HPUX
5 1 (2.08%) Solaris
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 5 (10.42%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (8.33%) Migration
4 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (6.25%) Change Management
5 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 3 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (6.25%) Service Management
5 3 (6.25%) Validation
6 2 (4.17%) CRM
6 2 (4.17%) Matrix Management
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Project Management
6 2 (4.17%) SOA
6 2 (4.17%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 7 (14.58%) Java
3 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
4 6 (12.50%) C#
5 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.17%) Lua
6 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.08%) C
7 1 (2.08%) C++
7 1 (2.08%) Perl
7 1 (2.08%) Python
7 1 (2.08%) VB
7 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) NFS
2 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.08%) vMotion
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.75%) Oracle
3 5 (10.42%) Remedy
4 2 (4.17%) Charles River
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) NetApp
5 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.08%) SimCorp