Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 17 December 2017 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 198 -
Rank change year-on-year +40 - -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 29 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.66% 0.096% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.94% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 0
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
England median daily rate £425 £450 £338
% change year-on-year -5.56% +33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year -36.36% - -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 988 1299 1560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.32% 24.84% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 876 1062
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £272 £270
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
England median daily rate £463 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +8.82% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 19
Yorkshire median hourly rate £28.25 £14.25 £16.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +98.25% -14.47% +4.13%
10th Percentile £14.63 £12.23 £8.90
90th Percentile £41.65 £31.50 £37.04
England median hourly rate £32.75 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +16.96% +1.82% +2.80%

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2016 in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2016 in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2016 in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2016
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. 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
West Yorkshire +31 20 £450 +20.00% 6
South Yorkshire +20 4 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 4 £375 - 4
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2016 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (72.41%) SQL
3 14 (48.28%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (48.28%) Migration
4 13 (44.83%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
6 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (34.48%) Power BI
7 10 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (34.48%) T-SQL
8 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (24.14%) Oracle
10 6 (20.69%) ITIL
10 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
10 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
10 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
11 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (17.24%) Data Migration
11 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
11 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (17.24%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (17.24%) Replication
11 5 (17.24%) Clustering
12 4 (13.79%) Finance
12 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
12 4 (13.79%) ETL

SQL Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 2 (6.90%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (34.48%) Power BI
5 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (3.45%) OLAP
10 1 (3.45%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (3.45%) QlikView
10 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
10 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
1 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) DBA
2 15 (51.72%) SQL DBA
3 13 (44.83%) Developer
4 10 (34.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 8 (27.59%) Administrator
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Developer
6 5 (17.24%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning DBA
6 5 (17.24%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (13.79%) Power BI Developer
8 3 (10.34%) SQL BI Developer
8 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
8 3 (10.34%) SSRS Developer
9 2 (6.90%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
9 2 (6.90%) Report Developer
9 2 (6.90%) SQL Server BI Developer
9 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (6.90%) SSIS Developer
10 1 (3.45%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) MDX
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Clustering
1 5 (17.24%) Replication
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Migration
1 14 (48.28%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (44.83%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
3 6 (20.69%) ITIL
4 5 (17.24%) Data Migration
5 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
5 4 (13.79%) ETL
6 3 (10.34%) Analytics
6 3 (10.34%) Data Governance
7 2 (6.90%) Data Management
7 2 (6.90%) Kimball Methodology
8 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.45%) ETL Development
8 1 (3.45%) MVC
8 1 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Process Improvement
8 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) T-SQL
3 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (3.45%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle