The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 22 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 51 55 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.83% 8.47% 8.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.10% 38.46% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 40
Average daily rate
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£444 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.78% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £268 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.85 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.28% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.86% +16.00%
SQL Server
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
164 143 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.95% 22.03% 18.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 68 76
Average daily rate £430 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.40% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £22.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -3.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.69% +8.33%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL Server
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 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 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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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 14 £475 +39.70% 6
Welwyn Garden City +1 6 £370 -
Hertford -4 2 - -
Stevenage - 2 £400 - 5
Hemel Hempstead -5 1 £475 +31.94% 3
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £325 -
St Albans - 1 £450 - 7
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing SQL Server 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.

1 55 (51.89%) .NET
2 46 (43.40%) Windows
3 45 (42.45%) C#
4 41 (38.68%) SQL
5 38 (35.85%) Microsoft
6 33 (31.13%) ASP.NET
7 32 (30.19%) Oracle
8 25 (23.58%) Web Services
9 23 (21.70%) HTML
10 22 (20.75%) SharePoint
11 20 (18.87%) T-SQL
12 19 (17.92%) MVC
12 19 (17.92%) VMware
13 18 (16.98%) WCF
13 18 (16.98%) Service Delivery
14 17 (16.04%) SOA
14 17 (16.04%) SQL Server 2012
15 16 (15.09%) E-Commerce
15 16 (15.09%) Active Directory
15 16 (15.09%) JavaScript
15 16 (15.09%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (15.09%) Retail
16 15 (14.15%) Data Integration
16 15 (14.15%) .NET Framework
16 15 (14.15%) ETL
16 15 (14.15%) ASP.NET MVC
17 14 (13.21%) VB.NET
17 14 (13.21%) jQuery
18 13 (12.26%) HP
18 13 (12.26%) Citrix

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing SQL Server 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (20.75%) SharePoint
2 12 (11.32%) IIS
3 4 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (3.77%) WorkSite
3 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.83%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.83%) ArchestrA
5 2 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.94%) Node.js
6 1 (0.94%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.94%) Confluence
6 1 (0.94%) CMS
6 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.94%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Maximo
2 7 (6.60%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (2.83%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.38%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.43%) SaaS
3 8 (7.55%) PaaS
3 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.89%) Office 365
6 1 (0.94%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.43%) FTP
2 9 (8.49%) Firewall
3 7 (6.60%) MPLS
3 7 (6.60%) VPN
4 6 (5.66%) LDAP
4 6 (5.66%) LAN
4 6 (5.66%) WAN
5 4 (3.77%) DNS
5 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.77%) DHCP
5 4 (3.77%) Internet
6 3 (2.83%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.89%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.89%) SAN
8 1 (0.94%) Network Security
8 1 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.94%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.04%) SQL Server 2012
2 16 (15.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (10.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (8.49%) Big Data
4 9 (8.49%) Relational Database
5 8 (7.55%) RDBMS
5 8 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (5.66%) MySQL
7 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.83%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (2.83%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.83%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.83%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.83%) DTS
8 3 (2.83%) OLAP
9 2 (1.89%) DB2
9 2 (1.89%) MS Access
9 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (10.38%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.72%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.89%) Selenium
5 2 (1.89%) JIRA
5 2 (1.89%) NUnit
5 2 (1.89%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.94%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.94%) Subversion
6 1 (0.94%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.94%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.94%) JUnit
General
1 16 (15.09%) Retail
2 9 (8.49%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.72%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.72%) Finance
4 2 (1.89%) Legal
5 1 (0.94%) Advertising
5 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (38.68%) Developer
2 27 (25.47%) Architect
3 19 (17.92%) .NET Developer
4 12 (11.32%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (9.43%) C# Developer
6 9 (8.49%) Applications Architect
7 8 (7.55%) Analyst
8 7 (6.60%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (6.60%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.72%) DBA
9 5 (4.72%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.72%) Data Architect
10 4 (3.77%) SQL DBA
10 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.77%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.77%) Firmware Engineer
11 3 (2.83%) Senior Architect
11 3 (2.83%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (51.89%) .NET
2 33 (31.13%) ASP.NET
3 25 (23.58%) Web Services
4 23 (21.70%) HTML
5 18 (16.98%) WCF
6 15 (14.15%) .NET Framework
6 15 (14.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (13.21%) jQuery
8 12 (11.32%) SOAP
9 11 (10.38%) CSS
9 11 (10.38%) XML
10 10 (9.43%) HTML5
10 10 (9.43%) REST
11 9 (8.49%) ADO.NET
12 8 (7.55%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (7.55%) Entity Framework
13 7 (6.60%) WPF
14 6 (5.66%) Ajax
14 6 (5.66%) WinForms
15 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) Data Integration
2 11 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.55%) GIS
4 7 (6.60%) PKI
5 6 (5.66%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.66%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (4.72%) Replication
7 3 (2.83%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.83%) Kindle
8 2 (1.89%) Clustering
8 2 (1.89%) RIA
8 2 (1.89%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.89%) iPad
8 2 (1.89%) User Experience
8 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.94%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 46 (43.40%) Windows
2 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (8.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (8.49%) Linux
4 6 (5.66%) UNIX
5 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.77%) Android
7 3 (2.83%) AIX
8 2 (1.89%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.92%) MVC
2 18 (16.98%) Service Delivery
3 17 (16.04%) SOA
4 16 (15.09%) E-Commerce
5 15 (14.15%) ETL
6 12 (11.32%) Workflow
6 12 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (9.43%) Data Protection
7 10 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (8.49%) Migration
9 8 (7.55%) TOGAF
9 8 (7.55%) Change Control
10 7 (6.60%) ITIL
11 6 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.66%) Project Management
11 6 (5.66%) Data Architecture
11 6 (5.66%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (5.66%) Analytics
11 6 (5.66%) Infrastructure Management
12 5 (4.72%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 45 (42.45%) C#
2 41 (38.68%) SQL
3 20 (18.87%) T-SQL
4 16 (15.09%) JavaScript
5 14 (13.21%) VB.NET
6 7 (6.60%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.72%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.72%) VB
8 4 (3.77%) Perl
9 3 (2.83%) VBScript
9 3 (2.83%) Java
10 1 (0.94%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (6.60%) Degree
2 5 (4.72%) CISSP
2 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.83%) MCSE
5 2 (1.89%) CCNA
5 2 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.94%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) SLA
1 3 (2.83%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 16 (15.09%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.43%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.60%) Firmware
5 6 (5.66%) vSphere
6 5 (4.72%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.77%) XenApp
7 4 (3.77%) XenServer
8 3 (2.83%) PowerHA
8 3 (2.83%) SRDF
9 2 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (2.83%) SCCM
2 3 (2.83%) SCOM
3 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 32 (30.19%) Oracle
3 19 (17.92%) VMware
4 13 (12.26%) HP
4 13 (12.26%) Citrix
5 12 (11.32%) IBM
6 10 (9.43%) ESRI
7 5 (4.72%) NetApp
8 4 (3.77%) Wonderware
9 3 (2.83%) Vertica
9 3 (2.83%) Infobright
9 3 (2.83%) JDA
9 3 (2.83%) EMC
9 3 (2.83%) Cisco
10 2 (1.89%) SAP
10 2 (1.89%) Dell
10 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.89%) Apple
10 2 (1.89%) Metastorm
10 2 (1.89%) Nintex
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