Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 180 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 - -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 20 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.40% 0.19% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.77% 0.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 0
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% - -
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year +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 1,127 986 1,412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.68% 23.26% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 633 1,007
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +0.65% +10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £286
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 21
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +31.03% -34.09%
10th Percentile £15.13 £12.80 £12.00
90th Percentile £34.50 £34.85 £33.75
England median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +14.00%

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
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 22 July 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 -2 15 £350 -12.50% 12
North Yorkshire +2 3 £320 -20.00%
East Yorkshire - 2 £400 - 1
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (35.00%) ETL
6 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 4 (20.00%) MVC
8 4 (20.00%) Migration
8 4 (20.00%) Clustering
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (20.00%) .NET
8 4 (20.00%) C#
8 4 (20.00%) HTML
9 3 (15.00%) VBA
9 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
9 3 (15.00%) CSS
9 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (15.00%) ETL Development
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2014

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 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (10.00%) MS Access
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
7 1 (5.00%) OLAP
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
1 1 (5.00%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (15.00%) DBA
3 3 (15.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Azure Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) React Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Sage 200 Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) Ajax
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) J2EE
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
3 1 (5.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) React
3 1 (5.00%) React Native
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Clustering
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ETL
2 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (20.00%) Migration
4 4 (20.00%) MVC
5 3 (15.00%) ETL Development
5 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Web Development
7 1 (5.00%) Complex ETL
7 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.00%) EAI
7 1 (5.00%) ERP
7 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) Server Building
7 1 (5.00%) SOA
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.00%) VBA
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) GDPR
2 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Sage
2 1 (5.00%) VMware