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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 27 11
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 53 51 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.35% 6.38% 9.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.09% 30.18% 42.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 32 22
Median daily rate £425 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £326 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+40.45% -7.00%
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
115 169 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.11% 21.13% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 86 74
Median daily rate £420 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £12.08 £50.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.84% +138.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +15 17 £425 -10.52% 6
Welwyn Garden City +9 11 £425 +16.37% 2
Watford +3 8 £419 -11.84% 9
Borehamwood - 2 £450 -
Cheshunt - 2 £490 - 1
Stevenage +3 1 £460 +18.70% 3
Welwyn - 1 - -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 48 (63.16%) SQL
2 29 (38.16%) Microsoft
3 25 (32.89%) SDLC
4 24 (31.58%) Retail
5 23 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (22.37%) Windows
7 17 (22.37%) T-SQL
7 17 (22.37%) Oracle
8 16 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (19.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (18.42%) .NET
10 14 (18.42%) JavaScript
11 13 (17.11%) MS Excel
11 13 (17.11%) MVC
12 12 (15.79%) Finance
12 12 (15.79%) jQuery
13 11 (14.47%) Scrum
13 11 (14.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (14.47%) HTML
14 10 (13.16%) CSS
14 10 (13.16%) Project Management
14 10 (13.16%) QA
15 9 (11.84%) JIRA
15 9 (11.84%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (11.84%) V-Model
15 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET
15 9 (11.84%) ITIL
15 9 (11.84%) Java

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 (11.84%) Confluence
2 4 (5.26%) NServiceBus
3 3 (3.95%) Apache
3 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.63%) CMS
4 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.32%) IIS
5 1 (1.32%) nginx
5 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (17.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) PTC Creo
3 1 (1.32%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.32%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) SaaS
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.63%) Office 365
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.32%) IaaS
3 1 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) SAN
2 5 (6.58%) Internet
3 4 (5.26%) ATM
4 2 (2.63%) DHCP
4 2 (2.63%) Network Security
5 1 (1.32%) DNS
5 1 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.32%) Firewall
5 1 (1.32%) FTP
5 1 (1.32%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.32%) LDAP
5 1 (1.32%) NAS
5 1 (1.32%) SSL
5 1 (1.32%) VLAN
5 1 (1.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (19.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (14.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (11.84%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (11.84%) Oracle Database
4 9 (11.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (7.89%) MySQL
8 4 (5.26%) DB2
8 4 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (5.26%) QlikView
9 3 (3.95%) DTS
9 3 (3.95%) OLAP
9 3 (3.95%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.32%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) JIRA
1 9 (11.84%) Zephyr
2 4 (5.26%) JMeter
2 4 (5.26%) LoadRunner
2 4 (5.26%) Maven
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (3.95%) Subversion
4 2 (2.63%) Ant
4 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.63%) JUnit
4 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.32%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.32%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (31.58%) Retail
2 12 (15.79%) Finance
3 5 (6.58%) Advertising
3 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.95%) Billing
5 2 (2.63%) Marketing
6 1 (1.32%) Banking
6 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (26.32%) Developer
2 13 (17.11%) Analyst
2 13 (17.11%) DBA
2 13 (17.11%) SQL DBA
3 9 (11.84%) .NET Developer
3 9 (11.84%) Project Manager
4 7 (9.21%) Administrator
4 7 (9.21%) SQL Server DBA
5 6 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (7.89%) C# Developer
6 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.58%) QA Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Architect
7 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Performance Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.42%) .NET
2 12 (15.79%) jQuery
3 11 (14.47%) HTML
4 10 (13.16%) CSS
5 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET
6 8 (10.53%) .NET Framework
6 8 (10.53%) Entity Framework
7 7 (9.21%) SOAP
7 7 (9.21%) XML
8 6 (7.89%) Ajax
8 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (7.89%) JSON
8 6 (7.89%) REST
8 6 (7.89%) Web Services
9 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 5 (6.58%) MSMQ
9 5 (6.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (5.26%) JDBC
10 4 (5.26%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.21%) User Experience
3 5 (6.58%) Clustering
3 5 (6.58%) Virtual Team
4 4 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.95%) EPoS
5 3 (3.95%) Replication
5 3 (3.95%) RIA
6 2 (2.63%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.63%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.32%) FMCG
7 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.37%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) Linux
2 8 (10.53%) Windows Server
2 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.95%) Unix
5 2 (2.63%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.32%) CentOS
6 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.89%) SDLC
2 23 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (17.11%) MVC
5 11 (14.47%) Scrum
6 10 (13.16%) Project Management
7 9 (11.84%) ITIL
7 9 (11.84%) V-Model
8 8 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (9.21%) Change Management
9 7 (9.21%) ETL
9 7 (9.21%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (7.89%) B2B
10 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
10 6 (7.89%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (7.89%) SOA
11 5 (6.58%) CRM
11 5 (6.58%) Integration Testing
11 5 (6.58%) Migration
11 5 (6.58%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (63.16%) SQL
2 17 (22.37%) T-SQL
3 14 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.84%) C#
4 9 (11.84%) Java
5 4 (5.26%) PHP
6 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.32%) C
8 1 (1.32%) C++
8 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.58%) MCSE
4 2 (2.63%) CCA
4 2 (2.63%) CCENT
4 2 (2.63%) CCNA
4 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.63%) Degree
4 2 (2.63%) MCITP
4 2 (2.63%) MCSA
4 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.63%) PMP
4 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.32%) ISEB
5 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.32%) MCP
5 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.16%) QA
2 4 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.63%) vSphere
3 2 (2.63%) XenApp
3 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.32%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.32%) NFS
4 1 (1.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) SCOM
2 1 (1.32%) Bacula
2 1 (1.32%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.32%) Graphite
2 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.32%) logstash
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.32%) Nagios
2 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.32%) SCCM
2 1 (1.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (38.16%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.37%) Oracle
3 8 (10.53%) Citrix
3 8 (10.53%) VMware
4 7 (9.21%) IBM
5 4 (5.26%) Cisco
5 4 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.26%) RedGate
6 3 (3.95%) JDA
6 3 (3.95%) NetApp
7 2 (2.63%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.63%) Apple
7 2 (2.63%) Cognos
7 2 (2.63%) Endeca
7 2 (2.63%) HP
7 2 (2.63%) Intel Security
7 2 (2.63%) Intershop
8 1 (1.32%) PlateSpin
8 1 (1.32%) Tableau
8 1 (1.32%) Teradata
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