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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 5.26% 1.52% 7.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.67% 7.69% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate £450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £346 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.10 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.33% +1.90%
SQL Server
Hertfordshire

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
9 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 7.89% 19.70% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 3
Average daily rate £400 £430 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -9.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Hemel Hempstead region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 April 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Clustering
2 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (50.00%) RedGate
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Confluence
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (37.50%) Zephyr
3 3 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) V-Model
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) JDA
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) C#

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (37.50%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
1 3 (37.50%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DBA
1 4 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 3 (37.50%) Functional QA Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) QA Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) MSMQ
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) V-Model
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) RedGate
2 3 (37.50%) JDA
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
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