Period
to 21 January 2021

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 21 January 2021 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
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 98 144 152
Rank change year-on-year +46 +8 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 6 11 45
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.43% 0.35% 0.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.51% 1.75% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 35
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% -8.57%
10th Percentile £413 £319 £325
90th Percentile £438 £406 £518
England median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Median hourly rate £26.00 - £16.21
10th Percentile £23.70 - £16.04
90th Percentile £28.00 - £18.44
England median hourly rate £26.00 £18.80 £17.50
% change year-on-year +38.33% +7.40% -

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 239 627 1,070
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.97% 19.70% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 448 748
Median daily rate £418 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.76% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £276 £313 £304
90th Percentile £558 £584 £566
England median daily rate £488 £475 £480
% change year-on-year +2.63% -1.04% +2.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 16 24
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.72 £16.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.03% +23.75% -48.89%
10th Percentile £15.16 £14.12 £12.63
90th Percentile £28.00 £28.35 £21.10
Median hourly rate £26.00 £26.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year -0.95% -7.89% -4.20%

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend 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 21 January 2021. 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 +42 5 £425 +13.33% 1
South Yorkshire +24 1 - -
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (66.67%) NHS
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (66.67%) QlikView
3 4 (66.67%) Public Sector
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) FTP
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
5 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2019
5 1 (16.67%) Project Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2016

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 1 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (66.67%) QlikView
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2019
General
1 4 (66.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Platform Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2016
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Project Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) VMware