Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 12 November 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 139 142
Rank change year-on-year +23 +3 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 16 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.59% 0.35% 0.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.79% 1.79% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 15
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -17.50% -
10th Percentile £208 £263 £327
90th Percentile £528 £490 £565
England median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 - -
England median hourly rate £18.10 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -48.30% +27.27% -

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 574 614 753
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.31% 19.75% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 389 471
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £285 £270 £245
90th Percentile £550 £538 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 7
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £16.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +164.14% -3.94%
10th Percentile £13.85 £17.60 £12.35
90th Percentile £49.38 £59.13 £41.00
England median hourly rate £32.99 £31.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +6.41% +10.71% +1.82%

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2016 in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2016 in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2016 in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2016
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 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
Derbyshire - 7 £425 - 7
Nottinghamshire +6 5 £463 +8.82% 5
Leicestershire +10 3 £300 -36.84% 3
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 5
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (81.25%) SQL
3 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (56.25%) T-SQL
6 9 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (56.25%) Retail
6 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (50.00%) Finance
7 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
7 8 (50.00%) Power BI
8 7 (43.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 7 (43.75%) SAP
8 7 (43.75%) Dimensional Modelling
8 7 (43.75%) MDX
8 7 (43.75%) Visualisation
8 7 (43.75%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (18.75%) Windows
10 3 (18.75%) Migration
10 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
11 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
11 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy

SQL Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (12.50%) PaaS
2 1 (6.25%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (50.00%) Power BI
6 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (6.25%) GIS
9 1 (6.25%) MS Access
9 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
9 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
9 1 (6.25%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
2 1 (6.25%) FishEye
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (56.25%) Retail
2 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Report Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) DBA
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.25%) Business Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Power BI Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) MDX
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) X-Windows
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) CentOS
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (43.75%) Data Visualisation
2 7 (43.75%) Dimensional Modelling
2 7 (43.75%) Visualisation
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Development
5 1 (6.25%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) Database Security
5 1 (6.25%) Database Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Records Management
5 1 (6.25%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) T-SQL
3 7 (43.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) RedGate
3 1 (6.25%) VMware