Period
to 1 June 2020

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 1 June 2020 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
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 111 166 189
Rank change year-on-year +55 +23 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 9 25 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.43% 0.56% 0.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.40% 2.69% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 12
Median daily rate £350 £380 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +6.67% -1.72%
10th Percentile £325 £315 £301
90th Percentile £485 £473 £400
England median daily rate £450 £438 £443
% change year-on-year +2.86% -1.13% +4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £16.21 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £17.11 £20.00
% change year-on-year +104.62% -14.48% +17.65%

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 375 930 1,049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.11% 20.66% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 639 733
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £306 £306 £300
90th Percentile £613 £575 £538
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 9
Median hourly rate £19.90 £17.11 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.34% -14.48% +5.26%
10th Percentile £11.49 £14.49 £15.00
90th Percentile £27.38 £28.38 £35.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year - +4.48% +11.67%

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing SQL Server 2016 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for SQL Server 2016 in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2016
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

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 1 June 2020. 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
South Yorkshire +40 5 £350 -24.41%
North Yorkshire +4 4 £475 +35.71%
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (33.33%) SCCM
4 3 (33.33%) Azure
4 3 (33.33%) Office 365
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) SLA
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Release Management
5 2 (22.22%) Demand Management
5 2 (22.22%) Line Management

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:

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Azure
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (11.11%) Police
1 1 (11.11%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Storage Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2016
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Demand Management
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
4 2 (22.22%) Release Management
4 2 (22.22%) Server Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Storage Management
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) VMware