The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 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 2012 over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 58 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 1 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.14% 1.27% 1.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.15% 5.63% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 6
Average daily rate - £463 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-22.33% -32.23%
SQL Server 2012
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
87 160 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.18% 22.63% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 89 87
Average daily rate £419 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £325 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £14.85 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Hertfordshire region.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2012
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Business Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Data Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA