Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 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 2014
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 150 125 129
Rank change year-on-year -25 +4 +15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2014 3 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.10% 0.60% 0.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.48% 2.49% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 21
Manchester median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - -
10th Percentile £370 £313 £300
90th Percentile £474 £425 £388
North West median daily rate £369 £375 £370
% change year-on-year -1.67% +1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 619 684 748
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 20.88% 24.21% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 508 526
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £309 £290 £269
90th Percentile £549 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 7
Manchester median hourly rate £24.75 £15.69 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.74% -44.95% +10.68%
10th Percentile £16.70 £11.09 £14.38
90th Percentile £33.50 £19.11 £36.00
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £42.25 £32.26
% change year-on-year -17.16% +30.96% -14.54%

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) ETL Development
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) JSP

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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) ETL Development
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL