Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 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 of England
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 193 189
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 17 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.36% 0.13% 0.058%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.87% 0.65% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 2
East of England median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £328 £336 £363
90th Percentile £443 £469 £388
England median daily rate £427 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -

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 908 924 995
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.07% 19.63% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 541 594
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £233
90th Percentile £563 £565 £508
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 32
East of England median hourly rate £26.00 £31.25 £33.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.80% -6.58% +17.37%
10th Percentile £13.61 £15.27 £25.13
90th Percentile £48.60 £42.88 £42.83
England median hourly rate £32.25 £30.00 £29.88
% change year-on-year +7.50% +0.40% +19.52%

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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 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
Hertfordshire -1 10 £394 +12.50% 7
Suffolk - 5 £400 - 2
Cambridgeshire -1 1 - - 4
Bedfordshire - 1 £325 - 2
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 of England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (82.35%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (41.18%) .NET
5 6 (35.29%) T-SQL
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (29.41%) C#
6 5 (29.41%) IIS
6 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
6 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (23.53%) ETL
7 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
8 3 (17.65%) Migration
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (17.65%) Legal
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (17.65%) Data Integration
8 3 (17.65%) SaaS
8 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
9 2 (11.76%) Data Mapping
9 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
9 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
9 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 2 (11.76%) Performance Optimisation
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014

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 5 (29.41%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (11.76%) SSDT
7 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (5.88%) dBASE
7 1 (5.88%) OLTP
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Developer
3 4 (23.53%) DBA
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) ETL Developer
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (17.65%) T-SQL Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Tester
5 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
5 2 (11.76%) Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Architect
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (5.88%) MIS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) SOAP
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) MVS
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) ETL
2 3 (17.65%) Data Integration
2 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Data Mapping
3 2 (11.76%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (11.76%) Information Management
3 2 (11.76%) Kanban
3 2 (11.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (11.76%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (11.76%) SDLC
3 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
3 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
3 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) T-SQL
3 5 (29.41%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Capita
3 1 (5.88%) CommVault