Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 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 2016
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 102 94
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 4 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.27% 0.61% 0.072%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.10% 3.28% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Milton Keynes median daily rate £443 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.35% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £411 £440 £375
90th Percentile £480 £533 £425
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £412 £488 £400
% change year-on-year -15.59% +21.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire 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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 364 305 326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 24.23% 18.59% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 122 167
Milton Keynes median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £300 £306 £263
90th Percentile £575 £506 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £430 £400 £389
% change year-on-year +7.50% +2.89% +11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - £25.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £48.50 £19.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +155.26% -25.49% -

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2016 in Milton Keynes

SQL Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2016 in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery

SQL Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) DBA
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) MCDBA
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) VMware