Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 130 -
Rank change year-on-year -12 - -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 16 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.50% 0.32% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.30% 1.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 0
Manchester median daily rate £425 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
North West median daily rate £375 £375 -
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 697 643 710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 21.70% 22.80% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 381 429
Manchester median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £300 £267 £237
90th Percentile £588 £530 £502
North West median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.09% -20.00% +44.74%
10th Percentile £21.35 £19.40 £14.70
90th Percentile £55.25 £23.00 £33.70
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.63 £39.25
% change year-on-year -15.92% +6.05% -7.65%

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

SQL Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2016 in Manchester

SQL Server 2016
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 2016 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 July 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 +3 1 £360 +10.77% 2
Bolton - 1 £350 - 1
SQL Server 2016
North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (93.75%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
5 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (31.25%) Replication
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (25.00%) SFIA
6 4 (25.00%) Analytics
6 4 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (25.00%) Database Security
6 4 (25.00%) Server Hardening
6 4 (25.00%) OpenStack
6 4 (25.00%) Data Analytics
6 4 (25.00%) High Availability
6 4 (25.00%) Open Source
6 4 (25.00%) SaaS
6 4 (25.00%) PaaS
6 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
6 4 (25.00%) Database Tuning
6 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) OpenStack
1 4 (25.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) PaaS
1 4 (25.00%) SaaS
2 3 (18.75%) IaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (25.00%) DB2
4 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (12.50%) DTS
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 1 (6.25%) Power BI
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) DBA
2 5 (31.25%) SQL DBA
3 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Database Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) CSS3
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) LINQ
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Replication
2 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (25.00%) Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) Data Management
3 4 (25.00%) Database Security
3 4 (25.00%) Database Tuning
3 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (25.00%) High Availability
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Network Design
3 4 (25.00%) Open Source
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 4 (25.00%) Server Hardening
3 4 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 4 (25.00%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CCDP
1 4 (25.00%) CCNP
1 4 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (25.00%) CISM
1 4 (25.00%) CISSP
1 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCIE
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Informatica
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Capita
3 1 (6.25%) Sage