Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 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 2016
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 146 135 152
Rank change year-on-year -11 +17 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 7 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.24% 0.43% 0.094%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.13% 1.75% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 2
Manchester median daily rate £375 £394 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +6.78% -
10th Percentile £345 £350 £327
90th Percentile £399 £410 £396
North West median daily rate £360 £394 £369
% change year-on-year -8.57% +6.78% -
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 622 684 741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 20.94% 24.40% 23.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 507 519
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £305 £293 £268
90th Percentile £547 £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 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 16 January 2019, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (42.86%) ETL
4 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) Star Schema
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) OLAP
5 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (28.57%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (28.57%) Power BI
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
6 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (14.29%) Sage 200
6 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development

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 1 (14.29%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) OLAP
4 2 (28.57%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (28.57%) Power BI
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) Star Schema
5 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Lead
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) COM+
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 3 (42.86%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Database Optimisation
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Sage