The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 57 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.55% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.98% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
172 123 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.16% 19.46% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 78 107
Average daily rate £345 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 12
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £23.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 - £15.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 - £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2012
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Letchworth - 8 £190 - 1
Watford - 1 £425 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
St Albans - - - - 2
SQL Server 2012
East of England

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (50.00%) MySQL
4 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (28.57%) Retail
6 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
7 2 (14.29%) SOA
7 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) C#
7 2 (14.29%) TDD
8 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
8 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (7.14%) MDX
8 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) MySQL
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) DTS
General
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Developer
1 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (14.29%) Architect
1 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (14.29%) Excel Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
2 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Business Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Business Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
2 2 (14.29%) SOA
2 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C#
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) SAP