Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 18 December 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
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 123 102
Rank change year-on-year +23 -21 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 13 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.78% 0.63% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.23% 2.96% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 2
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £393 £415 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.24% -17.00% -
10th Percentile £307 £304 £475
90th Percentile £443 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 307 506 376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 18.36% 21.30% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 210 190
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £397 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.60% +4.75% +1.00%
10th Percentile £240 £300 £263
90th Percentile £575 £500 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +6.01% +6.13% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.65 £12.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.20% -52.83% +17.78%
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year -22.22% +129.30% -24.43%

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2016 in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2016 in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2016 in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server 2016
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 18 December 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
Milton Keynes +13 4 £443 -6.68% 2
Marlow - 3 £375 -
Buckingham - 3 £425 -
High Wycombe - 1 £263 - 1
Aylesbury - 1 £325 - 1
SQL Server 2016
South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
4 3 (23.08%) Change Control
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) SAP
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
4 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 2 (15.38%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (15.38%) SLA
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (7.69%) MCITP
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.69%) Power BI
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) DBA
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
1 5 (38.46%) SQL DBA
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Angular Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
2 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) React
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Change Control
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Database Optimisation
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.69%) MVVM
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) MCDBA
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Tableau