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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 56 53 58
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 8 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.08% 1.58% 0.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.97% 7.01% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £308 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.47% -23.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £214 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £402 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £46.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-58.91% +68.18%
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
161 157 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.67% 22.59% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 75 80
Average daily rate £438 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Average hourly rate £32.43 £22.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.38% -3.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £16.60 £20.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £24.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 May 2015.

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 May 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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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 +4 5 £475 +11.76%
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
SQL Server 2012
East of England

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
3 13 (76.47%) SQL
4 10 (58.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (52.94%) T-SQL
5 9 (52.94%) Windows
6 6 (35.29%) HP
6 6 (35.29%) .NET
6 6 (35.29%) Workflow
6 6 (35.29%) Network Design
6 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
7 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
7 5 (29.41%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
7 5 (29.41%) C#
7 5 (29.41%) XML
8 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
9 3 (17.65%) Web Services
9 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
9 3 (17.65%) SAP
9 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
9 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
9 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (17.65%) Metastorm
9 3 (17.65%) WinForms
9 3 (17.65%) SCCM
9 3 (17.65%) SCOM

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (11.76%) OLAP
4 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.88%) DTS
5 1 (5.88%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Architect
3 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Applications Architect
4 3 (17.65%) DBA
4 3 (17.65%) SQL DBA
5 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Business Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.88%) Database Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
2 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
2 5 (29.41%) XML
3 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 3 (17.65%) WinForms
3 3 (17.65%) WF
3 3 (17.65%) SAP PI
4 2 (11.76%) jQuery
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (11.76%) HTML5
4 2 (11.76%) StructureMap
4 2 (11.76%) AppFabric
4 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
4 2 (11.76%) CSS3
4 2 (11.76%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (11.76%) LINQ
4 2 (11.76%) MDX
4 2 (11.76%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) PKI
3 2 (11.76%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (11.76%) iPad
3 2 (11.76%) Replication
4 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Workflow
1 6 (35.29%) Network Design
1 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (29.41%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
3 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
3 3 (17.65%) Time Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
4 2 (11.76%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Product Management
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) T-SQL
3 5 (29.41%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
1 3 (17.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) HP
3 3 (17.65%) SAP
3 3 (17.65%) Metastorm
3 3 (17.65%) Nintex
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix