The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server Consultant role 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Consultant
Rank 69 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Consultant 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.25% 0.96% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 1.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £401 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £401 £381
% change year-on-year
-7.92% +5.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
756 498 888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.21% 95.22% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 246 436
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 46 64
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.43% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £113.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

SQL Server Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Consultant in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL Server Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SQL Server Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL Server Consultant
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited SQL Server Consultant in their job title 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 with SQL Server Consultant in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server

SQL Server Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited SQL Server Consultant in their job title 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 with SQL Server Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Database Tuning