Period
to 20 October 2021

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 20 October 2021 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
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 85 64 100
Rank change year-on-year -21 +36 +21
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 10 1 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.69% 0.16% 0.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.03% 0.68% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 7
10th Percentile £205 " £388
25th Percentile £225 " £394
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £285 £275 £423
Median % change year-on-year +3.64% -34.91% +12.67%
75th Percentile £320 " £456
90th Percentile £408 " £483
England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.83
England median hourly rate £48.27 £53.75 £22.83
% change year-on-year -10.20% +135.44% +26.17%

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 248 148 440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.02% 23.99% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 92 289
10th Percentile £304 £250 £268
25th Percentile £363 £313 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £374 £400
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% -6.50% +3.23%
75th Percentile £526 £438 £494
90th Percentile £588 £500 £550
England median daily rate £525 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
10th Percentile " £16.78 £14.00
25th Percentile £41.67 £23.56 £14.28
Median hourly rate £43.34 £36.25 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year +19.54% +101.39% -55.00%
75th Percentile £45.00 £50.06 £24.62
90th Percentile " £57.53 £47.75
England median hourly rate £34.50 £26.48 £30.00
% change year-on-year +30.29% -11.73% +1.69%

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SQL Server 2016 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for SQL Server 2016 in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2016
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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 20 October 2021. 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
Northamptonshire - 4 £320 -
Leicestershire -13 3 £250 -9.09%
Nottinghamshire - 3 £205 -
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) Migration
4 6 (60.00%) Degree
4 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) Middleware
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (40.00%) Automotive
6 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (30.00%) WCF
7 3 (30.00%) WPF
7 3 (30.00%) Subversion
7 3 (30.00%) Oracle
7 3 (30.00%) MVVM
7 3 (30.00%) Entity Framework
7 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
7 3 (30.00%) High Availability
7 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (30.00%) C#
7 3 (30.00%) HTML

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (20.00%) MySQL
4 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2019
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (30.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (40.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# Software Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Database Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Application Developer
3 2 (20.00%) DBA
3 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Middleware
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) WCF
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Migration
2 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) ETL
4 3 (30.00%) High Availability
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (30.00%) MVVM
4 3 (30.00%) OOP
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Coaching
5 2 (20.00%) Data Extraction
5 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) MCSA
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Teradata