Period
to 20 January 2019

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 January 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 119 133 127
Rank change year-on-year +14 -6 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 14 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.57% 0.34% 0.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.46% 1.72% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 15
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £406 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% -18.75% -
10th Percentile £375 £309 £327
90th Percentile £438 £453 £565
England median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 - -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year - -36.36% -

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 569 583 722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 23.37% 19.56% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 374 451
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £285 £271 £213
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
England median daily rate £484 £473 £430
% change year-on-year +2.43% +9.88% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £34.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.20% +82.89% +15.15%
10th Percentile £13.78 £13.78 £12.00
90th Percentile £49.25 £58.56 £41.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year +12.07% +13.56% -8.33%

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
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 January 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
Derbyshire - 7 £425 - 2
Leicestershire +19 4 £415 +22.96% 10
Nottinghamshire +1 2 £400 -3.03% 3
Northamptonshire -4 1 - - 4
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (78.57%) SQL
4 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (64.29%) T-SQL
5 9 (64.29%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 8 (57.14%) Retail
6 8 (57.14%) Finance
6 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (50.00%) Power BI
7 7 (50.00%) MDX
7 7 (50.00%) Visualisation
7 7 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
7 7 (50.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
7 7 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
7 7 (50.00%) SAP
7 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (28.57%) Migration
8 4 (28.57%) ETL
9 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
10 2 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
10 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
10 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
10 2 (14.29%) Data Transformation
11 1 (7.14%) Records Management

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 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (64.29%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (50.00%) Power BI
6 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (7.14%) GIS
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (7.14%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
1 8 (57.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Report Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.14%) Business Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Power BI Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) MDX
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 7 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 7 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 4 (28.57%) ETL
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) Data Transformation
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.14%) Business Development
6 1 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (7.14%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) T-SQL
3 7 (50.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) RedGate