The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 68 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
-27 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.35% 2.84% 3.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.92% 11.31% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +77.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £224 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £433 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
156 168 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.37% 25.15% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 95 99
Average daily rate £330 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £50.00 £31.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +20.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Hertfordshire region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Hertfordshire region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -3 1 - - 3
Hertford - 1 £325 - 1
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) HP
5 6 (46.15%) Windows
6 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
6 5 (38.46%) Network Design
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (38.46%) Converged Infrastructure
6 5 (38.46%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
7 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (30.77%) MVC
7 4 (30.77%) C#
7 4 (30.77%) HTML
7 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
7 4 (30.77%) .NET
7 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
7 4 (30.77%) CSS
8 3 (23.08%) Retail
8 3 (23.08%) Ajax
8 3 (23.08%) XML
8 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
8 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
8 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
8 3 (23.08%) jQuery
9 2 (15.38%) Android
9 2 (15.38%) SCCM

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (15.38%) MySQL
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (15.38%) DB2
5 1 (7.69%) OLAP
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.69%) DTS
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
2 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Applications Architect
2 4 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Warehouse Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
1 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (23.08%) jQuery
2 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
2 3 (23.08%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) Ajax
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
3 2 (15.38%) JSON
3 2 (15.38%) SOAP
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (15.38%) SAP PI
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (15.38%) Kendo UI
3 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) StructureMap
4 1 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) PKI
1 2 (15.38%) RIA
1 2 (15.38%) iPad
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Network Design
1 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (38.46%) Risk Analysis
1 5 (38.46%) Converged Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 2 (15.38%) Logistics
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) B2B
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) Product Management
4 2 (15.38%) Change Control
4 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) VCAP
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) vCloud
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 2 (15.38%) Metastorm
3 2 (15.38%) Nintex
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
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