Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for SQL Server 2014 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2014 over the 6 months to 21 June 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 2014
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 99 141
Rank change year-on-year -36 +42 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2014 20 35 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.65% 1.31% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.94% 5.80% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 8
Manchester median daily rate £391 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.14% -1.64% +8.93%
10th Percentile £263 £310 £323
90th Percentile £450 £438 £429
North West median daily rate £379 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +0.93% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £27.50

SQL Server 2014 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 Manchester with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 680 603 656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.25% 22.53% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 354 398
Manchester median daily rate £391 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.14% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £531 £525
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.09% -21.43% +43.59%
10th Percentile £10.91 £19.60 £15.00
90th Percentile £55.25 £31.40 £34.88
North West median hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +46.15% -14.47% +8.57%

SQL Server 2014
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing SQL Server 2014 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2014 in Manchester

SQL Server 2014
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2014 in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2014 in Manchester

SQL Server 2014
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2014 in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2014 in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2014 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SQL Server 2014.

1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 12 (60.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) .NET
2 12 (60.00%) MVC
3 11 (55.00%) SQL
4 10 (50.00%) CMS
4 10 (50.00%) Orchard CMS
4 10 (50.00%) Kibana
4 10 (50.00%) Web Operations
5 9 (45.00%) .NET Core
5 9 (45.00%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (45.00%) Web Services
6 8 (40.00%) Varnish
7 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (25.00%) Windows
9 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 4 (20.00%) Publishing
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (15.00%) ETL
10 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (15.00%) Relational Database

SQL Server 2014
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 10 (50.00%) CMS
1 10 (50.00%) Orchard CMS
2 9 (45.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SMS
1 2 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (10.00%) Power BI
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (10.00%) Star Schema
7 1 (5.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (10.00%) WiX
General
1 4 (20.00%) Publishing
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) WebOps Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) DBA
3 3 (15.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Server Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) SQL BI Developer
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) .NET Core
2 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 9 (45.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (10.00%) COM
3 2 (10.00%) DOM
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) HTML5
3 2 (10.00%) REST
3 2 (10.00%) SAX
3 2 (10.00%) WPF
3 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) MVC
2 10 (50.00%) Web Operations
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) ETL
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
6 1 (5.00%) High Availability
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Server Building
6 1 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft