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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 24 24 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 30 31 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.04% 5.34% 9.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.25% 32.98% 44.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 34
Median daily rate £325 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £328 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £22.77 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+37.24% -24.10%

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
96 94 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.13% 16.18% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 49 78
Median daily rate £450 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £319 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.25 £20.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +25.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Hertford - 4 £331 -
Watford +3 3 £500 +66.66% 5
Letchworth - 2 £220 - 3
Rickmansworth - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead +2 1 £360 -7.69% 4
Stevenage -4 1 - - 3
Welwyn Garden City -8 1 £450 - 4
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 30 (48.39%) C#
2 29 (46.77%) SQL
2 29 (46.77%) .NET
3 25 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (38.71%) ASP.NET
5 20 (32.26%) .NET Framework
6 19 (30.65%) Entity Framework
6 19 (30.65%) MVC
7 18 (29.03%) HTML
8 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
8 17 (27.42%) CSS
8 17 (27.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
10 14 (22.58%) TDD
10 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (20.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (20.97%) Windows
12 12 (19.35%) Scrum
12 12 (19.35%) jQuery
13 11 (17.74%) LINQ
13 11 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (14.52%) SOAP
15 9 (14.52%) XML
15 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (12.90%) AngularJS
16 8 (12.90%) WCF
16 8 (12.90%) IIS

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 8 (12.90%) IIS
2 2 (3.23%) CMS
2 2 (3.23%) EPiServer
2 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.23%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.61%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.61%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Office
2 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.61%) GitHub
2 1 (1.61%) IaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) PaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Route 53
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.23%) Firewall
2 2 (3.23%) SSL
3 1 (1.61%) DNS
3 1 (1.61%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.42%) SQL Server 2012
2 13 (20.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (11.29%) Relational Database
6 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (8.06%) MySQL
7 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
9 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (3.23%) Power BI
10 1 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (1.61%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.06%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (6.45%) FxCop
3 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.45%) JIRA
3 4 (6.45%) Moq
3 4 (6.45%) ReSharper
3 4 (6.45%) StyleCop
4 3 (4.84%) Protractor
5 2 (3.23%) Grunt
6 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Legal
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (67.74%) Developer
2 23 (37.10%) .NET Developer
3 14 (22.58%) C# Developer
4 13 (20.97%) SQL Developer
5 12 (19.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (9.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (8.06%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 4 (6.45%) Analyst
10 4 (6.45%) Architect
10 4 (6.45%) Consultant
10 4 (6.45%) DBA
10 4 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (6.45%) Senior Developer
10 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Access Developer
11 3 (4.84%) C# Software Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Software Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.77%) .NET
2 24 (38.71%) ASP.NET
3 20 (32.26%) .NET Framework
4 19 (30.65%) Entity Framework
5 18 (29.03%) HTML
6 17 (27.42%) CSS
7 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web API
8 12 (19.35%) jQuery
9 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (17.74%) LINQ
10 9 (14.52%) SOAP
10 9 (14.52%) XML
11 8 (12.90%) AngularJS
11 8 (12.90%) WCF
12 7 (11.29%) Web Services
12 7 (11.29%) XSLT
13 6 (9.68%) REST
14 5 (8.06%) HTML5
14 5 (8.06%) LINQ to SQL
14 5 (8.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) NHS
2 4 (6.45%) Contactless
2 4 (6.45%) EMV
3 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) Clustering
4 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.61%) Replication
5 1 (1.61%) RIA
5 1 (1.61%) Tandem
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) Windows
2 6 (9.68%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.84%) Linux
4 3 (4.84%) Unix
4 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.65%) MVC
3 14 (22.58%) TDD
4 12 (19.35%) Scrum
5 8 (12.90%) Migration
6 7 (11.29%) BDD
6 7 (11.29%) OO
6 7 (11.29%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (11.29%) SOLID
7 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.06%) Code Coverage
7 5 (8.06%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.06%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (8.06%) OOP
7 5 (8.06%) Refactoring
7 5 (8.06%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.45%) Web Development
9 3 (4.84%) ATDD
9 3 (4.84%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (48.39%) C#
2 29 (46.77%) SQL
3 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.68%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.06%) VB.NET
5 5 (8.06%) VBScript
6 2 (3.23%) Java
6 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.61%) C
7 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.61%) VB
7 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.61%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.61%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle
3 5 (8.06%) VMware
4 4 (6.45%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.23%) Dell
6 1 (1.61%) IBM
6 1 (1.61%) PTC
6 1 (1.61%) Remedy
6 1 (1.61%) SAP
6 1 (1.61%) Siemens
6 1 (1.61%) Sybase
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International
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