Period
to 19 November 2018

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 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 118 141
Rank change year-on-year -8 +23 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 15 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.63% 0.77% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.55% 2.93% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 3
Leeds median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £320 £328 £328
90th Percentile £530 £500 £478
West Yorkshire median daily rate £355 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -21.11% +20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 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 589 581 666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 24.86% 26.16% 25.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 427 471
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £328 £313 £296
90th Percentile £581 £538 £528
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 1 7
Leeds median hourly rate £17.66 £25.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.37% +72.41% -17.14%
10th Percentile £13.02 £24.50 £13.20
90th Percentile £28.45 £25.50 £31.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £22.00 £21.19
% change year-on-year -22.73% +3.83% +21.07%

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 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2016 in Leeds

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

1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
3 7 (46.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
6 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
6 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
6 4 (26.67%) VBA
6 4 (26.67%) Python
6 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (26.67%) ETL
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle
7 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
8 2 (13.33%) Coaching
8 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (13.33%) Windows
8 2 (13.33%) Finance
9 1 (6.67%) CMS
9 1 (6.67%) Replication

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 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Kerberos
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
4 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
7 1 (6.67%) Power BI
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Data Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) DBA
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Data Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
3 4 (26.67%) SQL DBA
4 3 (20.00%) Administrator
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (13.33%) Database Team Leader
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
6 1 (6.67%) ETL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) Pandas
1 1 (6.67%) PySpark
1 1 (6.67%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (26.67%) ETL
5 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) Coaching
6 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (6.67%) Analytical Thinking
7 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.67%) ETL Development
7 1 (6.67%) Fund Management
7 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) Machine Learning
7 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
7 1 (6.67%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (26.67%) Python
3 4 (26.67%) VBA
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) RedGate
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore
2 1 (6.67%) Tableau