The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hemel Hempstead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 19 7
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 12 5 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 15.38% 5.62% 24.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 75.00% 38.46% 75.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 8
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£355 £305 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.39% +5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £291 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £401 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.91% +6.36%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Hemel Hempstead region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hemel Hempstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
16 13 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 20.51% 14.61% 32.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 16
Average daily rate £325 £425 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +31.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £254 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £534 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+24.07% -10.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Hemel Hempstead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Hemel Hempstead region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Hemel Hempstead region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) .NET
2 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
2 10 (47.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (42.86%) C#
3 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
4 8 (38.10%) HTML
5 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 7 (33.33%) XML
5 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 7 (33.33%) Retail
5 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (28.57%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (28.57%) VPN
6 6 (28.57%) Linux
6 6 (28.57%) SQL
6 6 (28.57%) Oracle
6 6 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (28.57%) MVC
6 6 (28.57%) JDA
6 6 (28.57%) MPLS
7 5 (23.81%) FTP
7 5 (23.81%) WinForms
7 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
7 5 (23.81%) VBScript
7 5 (23.81%) Web Services
7 5 (23.81%) DHTML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (19.05%) IIS
1 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.76%) Kentico
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) VPN
1 6 (28.57%) MPLS
1 6 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (23.81%) FTP
3 4 (19.05%) DHCP
3 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 4 (19.05%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (23.81%) DTS
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
2 7 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Software Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Programme Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Programme Manager
6 2 (9.52%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (9.52%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (9.52%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) .NET
1 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
2 8 (38.10%) HTML
3 7 (33.33%) XML
3 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 5 (23.81%) Razor View Engine
4 5 (23.81%) Web Services
4 5 (23.81%) WinForms
4 5 (23.81%) DHTML
4 5 (23.81%) ADO.NET
5 3 (14.29%) CSS
5 3 (14.29%) jQuery
6 2 (9.52%) JSON
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (9.52%) Ajax
7 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
1 4 (19.05%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 2000
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) MVC
2 5 (23.81%) Database Tuning
2 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Use Case
6 1 (4.76%) OO
6 1 (4.76%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Web Development
6 1 (4.76%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) C#
2 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
4 5 (23.81%) VBScript
5 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX
1 4 (19.05%) vSphere
1 4 (19.05%) vCloud
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (19.05%) NetBackup
1 4 (19.05%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) JDA
3 4 (19.05%) Veritas
3 4 (19.05%) Symantec
3 4 (19.05%) Sophos
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Acronis
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) EPiServer
4 1 (4.76%) Sitecore