Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 161 209
Rank change year-on-year -6 +48 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 30 29 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.61% 0.68% 0.054%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.66% 2.91% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 3
Yorkshire median daily rate £355 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.47% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £311 £343 £328
90th Percentile £499 £500 £478
England median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £18.10 £52.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -65.53% +90.91% -

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 1,127 998 1,370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.87% 23.29% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 663 939
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +6.04%
10th Percentile £301 £306 £281
90th Percentile £550 £529 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 23
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.82% +39.29% -15.97%
10th Percentile £13.36 £11.92 £12.25
90th Percentile £33.75 £35.95 £33.30
England median hourly rate £32.99 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +8.16% +7.02% +3.64%

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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 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
West Yorkshire -12 25 £355 -18.86% 7
North Yorkshire 0 5 £320 -14.67% 2
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (70.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (66.67%) SQL
4 19 (63.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (46.67%) VBA
6 13 (43.33%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (43.33%) ETL
7 12 (40.00%) T-SQL
8 10 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (30.00%) ETL Development
9 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
10 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (26.67%) C#
10 8 (26.67%) Kimball Methodology
11 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (20.00%) Clustering
12 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
13 4 (13.33%) Power BI
13 4 (13.33%) Python
13 4 (13.33%) NoSQL
13 4 (13.33%) Hadoop
13 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
14 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
14 3 (10.00%) ITIL
14 3 (10.00%) Oracle
14 3 (10.00%) Migration
14 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
14 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database

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 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Kerberos
1 1 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (70.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (63.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (43.33%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (13.33%) Hadoop
6 4 (13.33%) NoSQL
6 4 (13.33%) Power BI
6 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
8 2 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
9 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
9 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (6.67%) Advertising
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 9 (30.00%) DBA
3 9 (30.00%) SQL DBA
4 8 (26.67%) SQL Server DBA
5 7 (23.33%) Administrator
6 5 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Azure Administrator
7 4 (13.33%) Data Engineer
7 4 (13.33%) Senior Data Engineer
7 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Database Team Leader
8 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
9 1 (3.33%) Consultant
9 1 (3.33%) ETL Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Oracle DBA
9 1 (3.33%) Sage 200 Consultant
9 1 (3.33%) Sage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) Pandas
2 1 (3.33%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) ETL
2 10 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (30.00%) ETL Development
4 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (26.67%) Kimball Methodology
5 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL
6 3 (10.00%) Migration
6 3 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (6.67%) Coaching
7 2 (6.67%) ERP
8 1 (3.33%) Analytical Thinking
8 1 (3.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 1 (3.33%) Machine Learning
8 1 (3.33%) Patch Management
8 1 (3.33%) Server Building
8 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) SQL
2 14 (46.67%) VBA
3 12 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 8 (26.67%) C#
6 4 (13.33%) Python
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Sage
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) RedGate
3 1 (3.33%) Tableau