Period
to 18 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Support Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 856 832 815
Rank change year-on-year -24 -17 -42
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Support Analyst 33 63 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.062% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.065% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 57
UK median daily rate £375 £380 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +5.56% +10.77%
10th Percentile £203 £188 £185
90th Percentile £493 £536 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £220 £265
% change year-on-year +36.36% -16.98% -11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 2
UK median hourly rate - £13.50 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -51.35% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year - -51.35% -

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 97,025 96,947 100,219
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.94% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,020 63,895 65,382
UK median daily rate £450 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £260 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £392
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.04% +4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,016 2,903 3,326
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.96 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 18 November 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 9 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 18 November 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 -22 31 £375 -8.54% 24
London +2 21 £450 +5.88% 14
UK excluding London -46 12 £300 +36.36% 10
North of England -34 5 £300 +36.36% 2
South East -10 4 £350 +47.37% 5
North West -25 3 £300 -33.33%
Yorkshire -7 2 £163 -22.62% 2
Scotland -12 2 £132 -62.29%
East of England +4 1 £350 +129.51%

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 32 (96.97%) SQL
2 17 (51.52%) Windows
3 15 (45.45%) Finance
4 14 (42.42%) Unix
5 12 (36.36%) Front Office
5 12 (36.36%) Oracle
5 12 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 11 (33.33%) Linux
7 10 (30.30%) ITIL
7 10 (30.30%) Banking
7 10 (30.30%) Fixed Income
8 9 (27.27%) Derivative
8 9 (27.27%) PL/SQL
8 9 (27.27%) C#
8 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (21.21%) Data Quality
9 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
9 7 (21.21%) Virtual Team
9 7 (21.21%) C++
9 7 (21.21%) Sybase
9 7 (21.21%) RDBMS
9 7 (21.21%) Murex
9 7 (21.21%) Investment Banking
9 7 (21.21%) Wiki
10 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 6 (18.18%) .NET
11 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (12.12%) IIS
11 4 (12.12%) Back Office
12 3 (9.09%) Active Directory

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 (12.12%) IIS
2 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) Confluence
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) HipChat
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Bloomberg AIM
1 1 (3.03%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (3.03%) LatentZero
1 1 (3.03%) Movex
1 1 (3.03%) SAP MDM
1 1 (3.03%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) RDBMS
1 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.03%) MySQL
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 12 (36.36%) Front Office
3 10 (30.30%) Banking
4 7 (21.21%) Investment Banking
5 4 (12.12%) Back Office
6 1 (3.03%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) Ajax
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) IDoc
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) Rendezvous
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Business Workflow
2 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Fixed Income
2 9 (27.27%) Derivative
3 7 (21.21%) Virtual Team
3 7 (21.21%) Wiki
4 2 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.03%) Equities
5 1 (3.03%) Hedge funds
5 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Unix
3 12 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 11 (33.33%) Linux
5 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
2 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (6.06%) DevOps
2 2 (6.06%) Line Management
2 2 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.03%) Client Onboarding
3 1 (3.03%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (3.03%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (3.03%) Data Management
3 1 (3.03%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.03%) Migration
3 1 (3.03%) MVC
3 1 (3.03%) Proactive Management
3 1 (3.03%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (3.03%) Proprietary Trading
3 1 (3.03%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (3.03%) Scrum
3 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (96.97%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) C#
2 9 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 7 (21.21%) C++
4 3 (9.09%) Java
4 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.06%) Perl
5 2 (6.06%) Python
5 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) ABAP
6 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.03%) VB
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Oracle
2 7 (21.21%) Murex
2 7 (21.21%) Sybase
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Bloomberg
4 1 (3.03%) BMC
4 1 (3.03%) Charles River
4 1 (3.03%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) TIBCO