Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for SQL Server 2016 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2016 over the 6 months to 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 86 97
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 4 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.27% 0.42% 0.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.39% 2.19% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £438 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £375 £285 £475
90th Percentile £515 £473 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £395 £372 £333
% change year-on-year +6.33% +11.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - £17.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £17.00 -

SQL Server 2016 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 288 274 317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 19.65% 19.41% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 182 203
Birmingham median daily rate £410 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £294 £263 £289
90th Percentile £538 £500 £502
West Midlands median daily rate £405 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +8.00% -3.85% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Birmingham median hourly rate £22.00 £26.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +36.84% +7.04%
10th Percentile £21.00 £18.35 £17.55
90th Percentile £23.00 £33.25 £22.05
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.00 £30.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year -30.58% +47.56% -3.53%

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing SQL Server 2016 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2016 in Birmingham

SQL Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2016 in Birmingham

SQL Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in Birmingham over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2016 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2016 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mart
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) MDX
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) Data Validation
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (25.00%) Power BI

SQL Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mart
3 1 (25.00%) Power BI
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Integration Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Business Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Power BI Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Project Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) MDX
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware