Period
to 19 April 2019

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 19 April 2019 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
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 127 115
Rank change year-on-year +45 -12 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 16 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.07% 0.56% 0.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.86% 2.33% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 4
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £433 £338 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.15% -32.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £304 £303 £475
90th Percentile £536 £490 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £381 £425
% change year-on-year +11.70% -10.47% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £22.50 -

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 273 514 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 18.29% 23.84% 16.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 238 139
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £254 £303 £263
90th Percentile £558 £575 £528
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £410
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.71% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.65 - £34.50
10th Percentile £26.11 - £21.40
90th Percentile £43.31 - £49.20
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £42.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +13.10% +162.50% -39.62%

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 19 April 2019.

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 19 April 2019. 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 +26 9 £475 +43.32% 8
Buckingham - 3 £425 -
Gerrards Cross - 2 £300 -
Aylesbury - 1 £325 - 2
SQL Server 2016
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) IIS
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
5 5 (31.25%) Clustering
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (25.00%) MCITP
6 4 (25.00%) Change Management
6 4 (25.00%) Firewall
6 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (25.00%) .NET
6 4 (25.00%) C#
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (25.00%) SCCM
6 4 (25.00%) SCOM
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Vista
6 4 (25.00%) QA
6 4 (25.00%) AngularJS

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 6 (37.50%) IIS
2 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 2 (12.50%) Apache
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (18.75%) Office 365
3 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Big Data
4 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 2 (12.50%) RavenDB
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) DBA
1 7 (43.75%) SQL DBA
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Database Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
1 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) CSS3
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) HTML5
2 2 (12.50%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (12.50%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Change Management
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Antivirus Management
2 3 (18.75%) Change Control
2 3 (18.75%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) SDLC
3 2 (12.50%) SOLID
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
3 2 (12.50%) YAGNI
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) C
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) MCITP
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) CCSP
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) MCDBA
4 1 (6.25%) MCTS
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
1 4 (25.00%) SCOM
2 3 (18.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Micro Focus
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) StorageTek
4 1 (6.25%) Sun