Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 111 144
Rank change year-on-year -26 +33 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2014 20 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.61% 0.94% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.80% 4.08% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 7
Manchester median daily rate £386 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.40% -7.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £283 £288 £308
90th Percentile £450 £438 £430
North West median daily rate £368 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -0.61% +5.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £27.52

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 715 662 708
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 21.88% 23.11% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 408 444
Manchester median daily rate £398 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% - -
10th Percentile £300 £271 £234
90th Percentile £588 £527 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.09% -22.81% +50.00%
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £31.01
% change year-on-year -15.15% +33.01% -19.97%

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 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2014 in Manchester

SQL Server 2014
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2014 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. 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
Stockport - 1 £360 - 1
SQL Server 2014
North West

For the 6 months to 15 August 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%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (45.00%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (45.00%) Web Services
6 8 (40.00%) Varnish
6 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (20.00%) Publishing
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
10 3 (15.00%) Windows
10 3 (15.00%) ETL
10 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (15.00%) Replication
10 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
10 3 (15.00%) Windows Server

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 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) 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
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (5.00%) OLTP
6 1 (5.00%) Power BI
6 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (5.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 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 7 (35.00%) DBA
3 5 (25.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Development DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Development DBA
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 3 (15.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) MVC
2 10 (50.00%) Web Operations
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) ETL
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Data Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) High Availability
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Server Building
6 1 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
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 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft