The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 39 38 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 16 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.52% 3.39% 1.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.67% 13.91% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 11
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£388 £213 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.35% -29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £168 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £340 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £26.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -25.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
150 151 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.62% 24.39% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 98 122
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 9
Average hourly rate £31.25 £26.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.19% -25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £22.20 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £140.00 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 July 2014. 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
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £400 - 2
Hemel Hempstead 0 1 - -
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Potters Bar - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 2
Harpenden - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (48.15%) .NET
3 11 (40.74%) C#
3 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
4 10 (37.04%) SQL
4 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 10 (37.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (33.33%) XML
5 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 8 (29.63%) Web Services
6 8 (29.63%) Windows
6 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
7 7 (25.93%) HTML
7 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (22.22%) MVC
8 6 (22.22%) Migration
9 5 (18.52%) Scrum
9 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (18.52%) Ajax
9 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (18.52%) Web Development
9 5 (18.52%) N-Tier
9 5 (18.52%) SOA
9 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (18.52%) jQuery
9 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
10 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (14.81%) Cloud Computing

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 4 (14.81%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.41%) Node.js
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) Intranet
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
7 3 (11.11%) MySQL
7 3 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (11.11%) DTS
8 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
8 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
8 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
8 2 (7.41%) DB2
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (3.70%) OLAP
9 1 (3.70%) DataStage
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Architect
3 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
3 5 (18.52%) C# Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Technical Architect
3 5 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Web Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) SQL DBA
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) DBA
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Developer
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) .NET
2 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
3 9 (33.33%) XML
4 8 (29.63%) Web Services
5 7 (25.93%) HTML
6 5 (18.52%) Ajax
6 5 (18.52%) jQuery
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (14.81%) XSD
7 4 (14.81%) SOAP
7 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
8 3 (11.11%) XSLT
8 3 (11.11%) XML Schema
8 3 (11.11%) RESTful
8 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
9 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (7.41%) Akka
9 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (7.41%) Classic ASP
9 2 (7.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) N-Tier
1 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (14.81%) Taxonomies
3 3 (11.11%) Data Integration
3 3 (11.11%) Open Source
4 2 (7.41%) Reference Data
4 2 (7.41%) W3C
5 1 (3.70%) Clustering
5 1 (3.70%) RIA
5 1 (3.70%) Statistics
5 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) MVC
1 6 (22.22%) Migration
2 5 (18.52%) Scrum
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Web Development
2 5 (18.52%) SOA
3 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.41%) Data Transformation
4 2 (7.41%) User Stories
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (7.41%) Data Architecture
4 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
4 2 (7.41%) System Testing
4 2 (7.41%) OWASP
4 2 (7.41%) ETL
4 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) C#
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
4 3 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.70%) VB6
6 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.70%) VBScript
6 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.70%) vCloud
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Teradata
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Veritas
3 1 (3.70%) Symantec
3 1 (3.70%) Sophos
3 1 (3.70%) Acronis
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