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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 34 10
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -24
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 66 38 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.46% 4.49% 9.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.53% 24.36% 40.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 18 33
Median daily rate £425 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £304 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+38.95% +2.17%
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
136 156 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.55% 18.42% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 71 90
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £12.08 £50.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.84% +60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +14.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - 17 £420 - 4
Watford +9 12 £338 - 6
Welwyn Garden City +12 10 £425 +16.37% 1
Stevenage +7 3 £368 -2.00% 5
Borehamwood - 2 £450 -
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Cheshunt - 1 - - 1
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 62 (62.00%) SQL
2 42 (42.00%) Microsoft
3 29 (29.00%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (27.00%) Windows
5 27 (27.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (26.00%) SDLC
7 24 (24.00%) Retail
8 22 (22.00%) T-SQL
9 21 (21.00%) .NET
9 21 (21.00%) Oracle
9 21 (21.00%) MS Excel
10 20 (20.00%) Finance
11 17 (17.00%) Scrum
11 17 (17.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (16.00%) JavaScript
13 15 (15.00%) HTML
14 14 (14.00%) CSS
14 14 (14.00%) SQL Server 2014
15 13 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (13.00%) ASP.NET
16 12 (12.00%) MVC
16 12 (12.00%) Oracle Database
16 12 (12.00%) jQuery
17 11 (11.00%) Project Management
17 11 (11.00%) Linux
17 11 (11.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 10 (10.00%) QA
18 10 (10.00%) VMware
18 10 (10.00%) ITIL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (9.00%) Confluence
2 4 (4.00%) NServiceBus
3 3 (3.00%) Apache
3 3 (3.00%) ArcGIS
3 3 (3.00%) CMS
3 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.00%) IIS
4 2 (2.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.00%) DNN
5 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.00%) nginx
5 1 (1.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (21.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.00%) PTC Creo
3 1 (1.00%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.00%) Maximo
2 1 (1.00%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) SaaS
2 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.00%) Office 365
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.00%) IaaS
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.00%) PaaS
3 1 (1.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.00%) SAN
2 7 (7.00%) ATM
3 6 (6.00%) Internet
4 2 (2.00%) DHCP
4 2 (2.00%) Kerberos
4 2 (2.00%) Network Security
4 2 (2.00%) SSL
4 2 (2.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.00%) DNS
5 1 (1.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.00%) Firewall
5 1 (1.00%) FTP
5 1 (1.00%) NAS
5 1 (1.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (17.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (14.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 12 (12.00%) Oracle Database
5 11 (11.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (9.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (9.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (8.00%) MySQL
9 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (5.00%) DB2
10 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (4.00%) QlikView
12 3 (3.00%) OLAP
12 3 (3.00%) OLAP Cube
12 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (3.00%) Relational Database
12 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (9.00%) JIRA
1 9 (9.00%) Zephyr
2 5 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.00%) JMeter
3 4 (4.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (4.00%) Maven
3 4 (4.00%) Subversion
4 3 (3.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.00%) Ant
5 2 (2.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.00%) JUnit
6 1 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.00%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.00%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.00%) Selenium
6 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (24.00%) Retail
2 20 (20.00%) Finance
3 5 (5.00%) Billing
3 5 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.00%) Advertising
5 2 (2.00%) Marketing
6 1 (1.00%) Banking
6 1 (1.00%) French Language
6 1 (1.00%) Legal
6 1 (1.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (27.00%) Developer
2 18 (18.00%) Analyst
3 16 (16.00%) DBA
3 16 (16.00%) SQL DBA
4 13 (13.00%) .NET Developer
5 12 (12.00%) Project Manager
6 10 (10.00%) Business Analyst
7 9 (9.00%) Administrator
7 9 (9.00%) SQL Server DBA
8 7 (7.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (6.00%) SQL Developer
10 5 (5.00%) Architect
10 5 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (5.00%) C# Developer
10 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 5 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
10 5 (5.00%) Java Developer
10 5 (5.00%) QA Engineer
11 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.00%) .NET
2 15 (15.00%) HTML
3 14 (14.00%) CSS
4 13 (13.00%) ASP.NET
5 12 (12.00%) jQuery
6 10 (10.00%) Web Services
7 8 (8.00%) .NET Framework
7 8 (8.00%) Entity Framework
7 8 (8.00%) XML
8 7 (7.00%) Ajax
8 7 (7.00%) REST
8 7 (7.00%) SOAP
9 6 (6.00%) JSON
10 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 5 (5.00%) MSMQ
10 5 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (4.00%) JDBC
11 4 (4.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.00%) User Experience
3 7 (7.00%) Clustering
4 5 (5.00%) Virtual Team
5 4 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.00%) Replication
6 3 (3.00%) EPoS
6 3 (3.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.00%) RIA
7 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.00%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.00%) PKI
7 2 (2.00%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.00%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.00%) FMCG
8 1 (1.00%) iPad
8 1 (1.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.00%) Windows
2 11 (11.00%) Linux
3 10 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.00%) CentOS
7 3 (3.00%) Unix
7 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.00%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (26.00%) SDLC
4 17 (17.00%) Scrum
5 12 (12.00%) MVC
6 11 (11.00%) Project Management
7 10 (10.00%) ITIL
8 9 (9.00%) Change Management
8 9 (9.00%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (9.00%) V-Model
9 8 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (7.00%) B2B
11 6 (6.00%) CRM
11 6 (6.00%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.00%) ETL
11 6 (6.00%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (6.00%) PRINCE2
11 6 (6.00%) SOA
11 6 (6.00%) Web Development
12 5 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 62 (62.00%) SQL
2 22 (22.00%) T-SQL
3 16 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.00%) C#
4 10 (10.00%) Java
5 4 (4.00%) PHP
6 3 (3.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.00%) C
7 2 (2.00%) C++
7 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.00%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.00%) Python
8 1 (1.00%) VBA
8 1 (1.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.00%) MCSE
4 4 (4.00%) Degree
4 4 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (3.00%) MCP
5 3 (3.00%) MCSA
6 2 (2.00%) CCA
6 2 (2.00%) CCENT
6 2 (2.00%) CCNA
6 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.00%) MCITP
6 2 (2.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.00%) PMP
7 1 (1.00%) ISEB
7 1 (1.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.00%) QA
2 4 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.00%) vSphere
3 2 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.00%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.00%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.00%) NFS
4 1 (1.00%) XenApp
4 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (3.00%) SCCM
1 3 (3.00%) SCOM
2 1 (1.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.00%) Graphite
2 1 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.00%) logstash
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.00%) Nagios
2 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (42.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (21.00%) Oracle
3 10 (10.00%) VMware
4 8 (8.00%) IBM
5 7 (7.00%) Citrix
6 6 (6.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.00%) HP
8 4 (4.00%) ESRI
8 4 (4.00%) RedGate
9 3 (3.00%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.00%) Cisco
9 3 (3.00%) JDA
9 3 (3.00%) Sybase
10 2 (2.00%) Apple
10 2 (2.00%) Cognos
10 2 (2.00%) Endeca
10 2 (2.00%) Intel Security
10 2 (2.00%) Intershop
10 2 (2.00%) NetApp
10 2 (2.00%) TIBCO
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