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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 40 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 21 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.08% 0.16% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.89% 0.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +4.54%
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
141 110 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.70% 17.38% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 65 126
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £520 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £20.93 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2012
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 2012 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Watford - 7 £325 -
St Albans - 4 - - 2
Ware - - - - 4
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
SQL Server 2012
East of England

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (84.85%) SQL
3 24 (72.73%) T-SQL
4 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
5 12 (36.36%) .NET
5 12 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (36.36%) Replication
6 11 (33.33%) Finance
7 10 (30.30%) Analytics
8 8 (24.24%) C#
8 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (21.21%) Sybase
9 7 (21.21%) Data Modelling
9 7 (21.21%) Sybase ASE
9 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (18.18%) Change Management
11 5 (15.15%) HTML
11 5 (15.15%) OLAP
11 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
11 5 (15.15%) ETL
11 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (15.15%) Snowflake Schema
11 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (15.15%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
12 4 (12.12%) Oracle
12 4 (12.12%) ADO.NET

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (3.03%) IIS
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (21.21%) Sybase ASE
5 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (15.15%) Snowflake Schema
5 5 (15.15%) OLAP
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (6.06%) QlikView
8 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
8 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
8 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (3.03%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) ReSharper
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.06%) Moq
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (78.79%) Developer
2 13 (39.39%) SQL Developer
3 8 (24.24%) DBA
4 6 (18.18%) SQL DBA
4 6 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 5 (15.15%) .NET Developer
5 5 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Database Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Data Warehouse Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Data Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Agile C# Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Business Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) HTML
3 4 (12.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (12.12%) ADO.NET
3 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.12%) CSS
3 4 (12.12%) XML
3 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
3 4 (12.12%) MDX
3 4 (12.12%) LINQ
3 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (9.09%) HTML5
4 3 (9.09%) jQuery
4 3 (9.09%) WCF
4 3 (9.09%) SOAP
5 2 (6.06%) XSL
5 2 (6.06%) XSLT
5 2 (6.06%) NHibernate
5 2 (6.06%) StructureMap
5 2 (6.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Replication
2 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Data Integration
4 2 (6.06%) EMV
4 2 (6.06%) Statistics
4 2 (6.06%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (3.03%) PKI
5 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) AIX
2 1 (3.03%) Solaris
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Analytics
2 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (21.21%) Data Modelling
3 6 (18.18%) Change Management
4 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) ETL
4 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (12.12%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (12.12%) Database Security
5 4 (12.12%) TDD
5 4 (12.12%) MVC
6 3 (9.09%) Scrum
6 3 (9.09%) BDD
7 2 (6.06%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (6.06%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (6.06%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (6.06%) Refactoring
7 2 (6.06%) Migration
7 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (84.85%) SQL
2 24 (72.73%) T-SQL
3 8 (24.24%) C#
4 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.06%) VBScript
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (6.06%) MCITP
2 2 (6.06%) MCDBA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
1 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Sybase
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle
4 3 (9.09%) SAP
4 3 (9.09%) Red Gate
5 1 (3.03%) Tableau
5 1 (3.03%) Nintex
5 1 (3.03%) Cognos
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Metastorm
5 1 (3.03%) Telerik