Period
to 22 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 February 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 61 62
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 2 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.26% 0.15% 0.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.25% 0.71% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Northamptonshire median daily rate £500 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00% -
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 - -

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 160 141 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 20.54% 21.76% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 92 137
Northamptonshire median daily rate £373 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.53% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £300 £281 £225
90th Percentile £540 £501 £550
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £36.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +89.47% +15.15%

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2016 in Northamptonshire

SQL Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2016 in Northamptonshire

SQL Server 2016
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 22 February 2019. 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
Northampton -3 2 £500 +33.33% 2
SQL Server 2016
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering

SQL Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Antivirus Management
2 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCSP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) StorageTek
1 1 (50.00%) Sun
1 1 (50.00%) VMware