Period
to 19 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 19 February 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
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 122 125 133
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 13 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.56% 0.64% 0.090%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.21% 2.51% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 2
Leeds median daily rate £400 £375 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -10.45% -
10th Percentile £343 £313 £337
90th Percentile £533 £500 £486
West Yorkshire median daily rate £355 £388 £363
% change year-on-year -8.39% +6.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.21 - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 588 597 590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 25.40% 25.34% 26.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 426 390
Leeds median daily rate £438 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.18% +2.63% -
10th Percentile £340 £275 £300
90th Percentile £572 £538 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 3
Leeds median hourly rate £17.66 - £19.00
10th Percentile £12.95 - £14.30
90th Percentile £21.10 - £29.30
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.94 - £19.00

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2016 in Leeds

SQL Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2016 in Leeds

SQL Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in Leeds over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2016 in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
6 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
6 5 (38.46%) Kimball Methodology
6 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
7 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
7 4 (30.77%) VBA
7 4 (30.77%) Oracle
7 4 (30.77%) Python
7 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
8 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
8 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (15.38%) ETL
9 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (15.38%) ITIL
9 2 (15.38%) Finance
9 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (15.38%) Coaching
10 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (7.69%) SDLC

SQL Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
4 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (7.69%) Power BI
7 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) SSIS Developer
3 5 (38.46%) DBA
4 4 (30.77%) Data Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Data Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
4 4 (30.77%) SQL DBA
5 3 (23.08%) Administrator
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (15.38%) Database Team Leader
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
7 1 (7.69%) Database Developer
7 1 (7.69%) ETL Developer
7 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) Pandas
1 1 (7.69%) PySpark
1 1 (7.69%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
2 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) Kimball Methodology
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Coaching
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.69%) Database Optimisation
5 1 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (7.69%) ETL Development
5 1 (7.69%) Fund Management
5 1 (7.69%) High Availability
5 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) VBA
4 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) RedGate
2 1 (7.69%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.69%) Tableau
2 1 (7.69%) VMware