Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 19 November 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 33 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 - -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.71% 0.78% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.75% 2.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £425 £343 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.82% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £419 £339
% change year-on-year +4.48% +23.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands 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 Staffordshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 87 74 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 29.79% 29.02% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 49 71
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +9.38% -17.42%
10th Percentile £313 £262 £204
90th Percentile £453 £428 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £52.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.56% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.75 £31.16 £17.75
% change year-on-year -17.35% +75.52% -11.25%

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2016 in Staffordshire

SQL Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2016 in Staffordshire

SQL Server 2016
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -
SQL Server 2016
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (40.00%) API Development
4 1 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) Business Forecasting
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Sage 200
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Advertising
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Sage
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000

SQL Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Sage 200 Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Sage Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) API Development
1 2 (40.00%) Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Business Forecasting
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Sage