Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 20 January 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 149 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 - -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 12 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.43% 0.095% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.76% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Manchester median daily rate £394 £369 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.78% - -
North West median daily rate £388 £338 -
% change year-on-year +14.81% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 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 682 743 855
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 24.30% 23.49% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 519 539
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £290 £271 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 8
Manchester median hourly rate £15.69 £28.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.95% +10.68% +7.29%
10th Percentile £11.09 £14.38 £11.50
90th Percentile £19.11 £36.00 £39.88
North West median hourly rate £42.25 £28.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year +48.25% -24.50% +18.15%

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2016 in Manchester

SQL Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2016 in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2016 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (25.00%) MSTest
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (25.00%) Task Automation
8 2 (16.67%) Power BI
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (16.67%) Replication
8 2 (16.67%) Migration
8 2 (16.67%) DTS
8 2 (16.67%) ETL
8 2 (16.67%) BCP
8 2 (16.67%) .NET
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle
8 2 (16.67%) Retail
8 2 (16.67%) QlikView
8 2 (16.67%) Data Extraction
8 2 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
9 1 (8.33%) Database Security
9 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)

SQL Server 2016
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (16.67%) DTS
6 2 (16.67%) Power BI
6 2 (16.67%) QlikView
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (25.00%) MSTest
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) DBA
2 3 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ETL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) QlikView Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) MDX
2 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Task Automation
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) BCP
3 2 (16.67%) Data Extraction
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Database Security
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Tableau