Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 115 115
Rank change year-on-year -12 0 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 12 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.56% 0.36% 0.049%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.33% 2.24% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 1
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £338 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.50% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £303 £475 £375
90th Percentile £490 £525 £425
South East median daily rate £381 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -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 514 313 534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 23.84% 16.14% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 139 265
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £303 £263 £285
90th Percentile £575 £528 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +6.71% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £34.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +102.94% -57.50%
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £16.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +162.50% -39.62% -18.46%

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 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 19 April 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 -10 9 £331 -33.75% 3
SQL Server 2016
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (58.33%) ITIL
4 7 (58.33%) CRM
4 7 (58.33%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (58.33%) ETL
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (41.67%) Oracle
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 4 (33.33%) ITIL V3
7 4 (33.33%) DevOps
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (33.33%) VMware
7 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (33.33%) Windows
7 4 (33.33%) MCSE
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (25.00%) Citrix
8 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (25.00%) CCSP
8 3 (25.00%) CCNA

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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (58.33%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (25.00%) Big Data
5 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (8.33%) Data Lake
7 1 (8.33%) OLAP
7 1 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (8.33%) Power BI
7 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (8.33%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Database Developer
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Database Developer
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Architect
5 3 (25.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
7 1 (8.33%) ETL Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 1 (8.33%) SQL BI Developer
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server BI Developer
7 1 (8.33%) SSRS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) CRM
1 7 (58.33%) ETL
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) DevOps
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (8.33%) Project Governance
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) MCSE
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
2 3 (25.00%) CCSP
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) MCITP
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
1 3 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) StorageTek
5 1 (8.33%) Sun