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 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 59 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 13 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.53% 0.20% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.08% 1.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -
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
256 99 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.12% 20.25% 24.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 60 125
Average daily rate £340 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £46.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.52% +53.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +2 6 £315 - 1
St Albans - 3 £300 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
SQL Server 2012
East of England

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (79.31%) SQL
3 16 (55.17%) T-SQL
4 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
5 10 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (27.59%) .NET
6 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (24.14%) Sybase ASE
7 7 (24.14%) Analytics
7 7 (24.14%) Sybase
7 7 (24.14%) Windows
7 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
7 7 (24.14%) Data Modelling
7 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (24.14%) Replication
8 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
8 6 (20.69%) C#
9 5 (17.24%) Linux
9 5 (17.24%) Finance
9 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (13.79%) Change Management
10 4 (13.79%) HTML
10 4 (13.79%) MySQL
10 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
11 3 (10.34%) Snowflake Schema
11 3 (10.34%) ETL
11 3 (10.34%) Oracle
11 3 (10.34%) JavaScript

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (24.14%) Sybase ASE
4 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (13.79%) MySQL
7 3 (10.34%) Snowflake Schema
7 3 (10.34%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (6.90%) OLAP
9 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (3.45%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (3.45%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (3.45%) QlikView
9 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) SQL Developer
3 5 (17.24%) DBA
4 3 (10.34%) SQL DBA
4 3 (10.34%) Database Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Data Warehouse Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.34%) Ajax
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) Kendo UI
4 1 (3.45%) HTML5
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 1 (3.45%) MDX
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Replication
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Statistics
4 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.45%) iPhone
4 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) AIX
5 1 (3.45%) Solaris
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Analytics
1 7 (24.14%) Data Modelling
2 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (13.79%) Change Management
4 3 (10.34%) ETL
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (10.34%) Web Development
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (10.34%) Database Security
5 2 (6.90%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (6.90%) ERP
6 1 (3.45%) CRM
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) Data Management
6 1 (3.45%) Security Management
6 1 (3.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) SQL
2 16 (55.17%) T-SQL
3 6 (20.69%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) MCDBA
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) WSUS
1 1 (3.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Sybase
3 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) Red Gate
5 2 (6.90%) SAP
6 1 (3.45%) McAfee
6 1 (3.45%) Telerik
6 1 (3.45%) Tableau
6 1 (3.45%) Trend Micro
6 1 (3.45%) MobileIron
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