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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 23 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 38 59 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.71% 7.72% 9.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.43% 34.10% 40.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 33 21
Median daily rate £425 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £352 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £14.85 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £21.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+55.50% -26.95%
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
94 173 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.11% 22.64% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 85 79
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 £288 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Median hourly rate £12.08 £32.43 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.74% +47.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -17.46%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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
Welwyn Garden City +9 9 £425 +14.75% 1
Watford +3 9 £375 -21.05% 4
Hemel Hempstead +3 6 £450 -5.26% 4
Stevenage -3 2 - - 1
Cheshunt - 2 £490 -
Borehamwood - 2 £450 - 1
Welwyn - 1 - -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 41 (65.08%) SQL
2 28 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (26.98%) .NET
4 17 (26.98%) C#
4 17 (26.98%) Retail
5 16 (25.40%) T-SQL
6 15 (23.81%) Windows
7 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 14 (22.22%) SDLC
8 13 (20.63%) REST
8 13 (20.63%) SOAP
8 13 (20.63%) SOA
8 13 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (20.63%) jQuery
9 12 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (19.05%) Oracle
10 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
10 11 (17.46%) E-Commerce
10 11 (17.46%) SaaS
11 10 (15.87%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (15.87%) MVC
11 10 (15.87%) HTML
11 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET
11 10 (15.87%) CSS
12 9 (14.29%) Web Services
12 9 (14.29%) Red Hat
12 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (14.29%) Scrum
12 9 (14.29%) VMware

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 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.35%) Confluence
3 2 (3.17%) Apache
3 2 (3.17%) CMS
3 2 (3.17%) Node.js
3 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
4 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (3.17%) Maximo
3 1 (1.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.46%) SaaS
2 9 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.76%) Office 365
5 2 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.17%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.17%) IaaS
5 2 (3.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) SAN
2 3 (4.76%) ATM
2 3 (4.76%) Internet
3 2 (3.17%) FTP
3 2 (3.17%) LDAP
4 1 (1.59%) DHCP
4 1 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.59%) Firewall
4 1 (1.59%) NAS
4 1 (1.59%) Network Security
4 1 (1.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (15.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (6.35%) DB2
6 4 (6.35%) MySQL
6 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database
6 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.17%) Cognos Powerplay
7 2 (3.17%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (3.17%) DTS
7 2 (3.17%) GIS
7 2 (3.17%) OLAP
7 2 (3.17%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) JIRA
1 4 (6.35%) Maven
1 4 (6.35%) Zephyr
2 3 (4.76%) Subversion
2 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.17%) Ant
3 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.17%) JUnit
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.59%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.59%) JMeter
4 1 (1.59%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.59%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (26.98%) Retail
2 7 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (4.76%) Advertising
3 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Billing
4 2 (3.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) Developer
2 13 (20.63%) Analyst
3 11 (17.46%) DBA
3 11 (17.46%) SQL DBA
4 10 (15.87%) Architect
5 7 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 7 (11.11%) E-Commerce Architect
5 7 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (9.52%) C# Developer
6 6 (9.52%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (7.94%) Administrator
7 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 5 (7.94%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.94%) SQL Developer
8 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Functional QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.98%) .NET
2 13 (20.63%) jQuery
2 13 (20.63%) REST
2 13 (20.63%) SOAP
3 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET
3 10 (15.87%) CSS
3 10 (15.87%) HTML
4 9 (14.29%) WCF
4 9 (14.29%) Web Services
5 7 (11.11%) Middleware
6 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (9.52%) MSMQ
6 6 (9.52%) XML
7 5 (7.94%) .NET Framework
7 5 (7.94%) Ajax
7 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 5 (7.94%) JSON
8 4 (6.35%) AngularJS
8 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (6.35%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Data Integration
2 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Clustering
2 4 (6.35%) User Experience
3 3 (4.76%) Replication
4 2 (3.17%) EPoS
4 2 (3.17%) RIA
5 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.59%) FMCG
5 1 (1.59%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.81%) Windows
2 7 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.94%) Linux
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.76%) Unix
7 1 (1.59%) CentOS
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.22%) SDLC
3 13 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (20.63%) SOA
4 11 (17.46%) E-Commerce
5 10 (15.87%) MVC
6 9 (14.29%) Scrum
6 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (14.29%) TDD
7 8 (12.70%) DevOps
8 7 (11.11%) ETL
8 7 (11.11%) ITIL
9 4 (6.35%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (6.35%) Project Management
9 4 (6.35%) V-Model
9 4 (6.35%) Web Development
10 3 (4.76%) High Availability
10 3 (4.76%) Integration Testing
10 3 (4.76%) Logistics
10 3 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (65.08%) SQL
2 17 (26.98%) C#
3 16 (25.40%) T-SQL
4 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.11%) Java
6 3 (4.76%) PHP
6 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.59%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
1 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.76%) MCSA
3 3 (4.76%) MCSE
4 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.59%) Degree
5 1 (1.59%) ISEB
5 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.59%) MCITP
5 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.76%) XenApp
2 3 (4.76%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.59%) NFS
3 1 (1.59%) vSphere
3 1 (1.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) SCOM
2 2 (3.17%) SCCM
3 1 (1.59%) Bacula
3 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.05%) Oracle
3 9 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 9 (14.29%) VMware
4 7 (11.11%) Citrix
4 7 (11.11%) IBM
5 4 (6.35%) NetApp
5 4 (6.35%) RedGate
6 3 (4.76%) 3PAR
6 3 (4.76%) JDA
7 2 (3.17%) Cisco
7 2 (3.17%) Cognos
7 2 (3.17%) EMC
7 2 (3.17%) Endeca
7 2 (3.17%) ESRI
7 2 (3.17%) HP
7 2 (3.17%) Intel Security
7 2 (3.17%) Intershop
8 1 (1.59%) PlateSpin
8 1 (1.59%) Sitecore
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