Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 16 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 of England
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 171 181 179
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 26 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.57% 0.29% 0.089%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.91% 1.53% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 3
East of England median daily rate £431 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.81% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £363 £385 £313
90th Percentile £550 £495 £385
England median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
East of England median hourly rate - £17.50 -
England median hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +1.43% -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 of England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 892 917 948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.71% 19.15% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 552 569
East of England median daily rate £444 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.58% +10.00% -1.32%
10th Percentile £323 £300 £230
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £480 £470 £428
% change year-on-year +2.13% +9.94% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 36
East of England median hourly rate £17.05 £37.25 £36.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.23% +1.17% +0.41%
10th Percentile £11.47 £18.73 £15.13
90th Percentile £36.75 £40.38 £45.88
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 of England

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2016 in the East of England

SQL Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2016 in the East of England

SQL Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2016 in the East of England

SQL Server 2016
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 16 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
Hertfordshire +13 13 £550 +37.50% 8
Bedfordshire +17 5 £400 - 1
Suffolk - 5 £375 - 4
Cambridgeshire - 2 £431 - 4
Essex -24 1 - - 4
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 of England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (92.31%) SQL
3 17 (65.38%) T-SQL
3 17 (65.38%) C#
4 16 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (57.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (57.69%) Migration
6 14 (53.85%) Oracle
6 14 (53.85%) Data Migration
7 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
7 12 (46.15%) ETL
8 11 (42.31%) XML
8 11 (42.31%) PL/SQL
8 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (42.31%) Subversion
8 11 (42.31%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (42.31%) Reference Data
8 11 (42.31%) Data Mapping
8 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
8 11 (42.31%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 10 (38.46%) Talend
9 10 (38.46%) BDD
9 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
9 10 (38.46%) JSON
9 10 (38.46%) JIRA
9 10 (38.46%) TDD
10 7 (26.92%) .NET
11 6 (23.08%) Windows
11 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (11.54%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.85%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (57.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (42.31%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
8 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (3.85%) DTS
9 1 (3.85%) MySQL
9 1 (3.85%) OLAP
9 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Subversion
2 10 (38.46%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 14 (53.85%) SQL Developer
3 11 (42.31%) Data Migration Developer
4 10 (38.46%) ETL Developer
4 10 (38.46%) Oracle Developer
4 10 (38.46%) Oracle ETL Developer
4 10 (38.46%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Developer
5 5 (19.23%) C# Developer
6 4 (15.38%) DBA
6 4 (15.38%) SQL DBA
7 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Applications Support Engineer
9 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.85%) C# Software Engineer
9 1 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
9 1 (3.85%) SQL Server DBA
9 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
9 1 (3.85%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) XML
2 10 (38.46%) JSON
3 7 (26.92%) .NET
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (11.54%) REST
4 3 (11.54%) Web Services
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Migration
2 14 (53.85%) Data Migration
3 12 (46.15%) ETL
4 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (42.31%) Data Mapping
4 11 (42.31%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 10 (38.46%) BDD
5 10 (38.46%) TDD
5 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
6 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.54%) SOA
8 2 (7.69%) ITIL
9 1 (3.85%) CRM
9 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
9 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (3.85%) ERP
9 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
9 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) SQL
2 17 (65.38%) C#
2 17 (65.38%) T-SQL
3 11 (42.31%) PL/SQL
4 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.85%) MCDBA
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) OCP
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) XenApp
2 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle
2 10 (38.46%) Talend
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix
4 2 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) Symantec
5 1 (3.85%) Tagetik