Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 63 51
Rank change year-on-year +14 -12 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.39% 0.37% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.95% 1.25% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Kent median daily rate £363 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -10.71% -
10th Percentile £320 £269 £325
90th Percentile £384 £366 £375
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 Kent with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 101 160 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 28.06% 29.80% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 128 87
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - +6.06%
10th Percentile £305 £288 £236
90th Percentile £575 £438 £541
South East median daily rate £450 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +7.78% +4.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year -22.22% +158.62% -34.34%

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2016 in Kent

SQL Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2016 in Kent

SQL Server 2016
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent 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
West Malling - 2 £370 - 2
Tonbridge - 1 £363 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £338 - 2
SQL Server 2016
South East

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 Kent region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) ETL
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) RESTful
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (40.00%) Code First Entity Framework
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell

SQL Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Sage 200
1 1 (20.00%) Sage BI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (20.00%) ETL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Sage 200 Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Sage Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (40.00%) Code First Entity Framework
2 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Sage