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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 26 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 45 64 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.72% 10.39% 12.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.85% 45.07% 51.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 53
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£400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -9.80%
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
156 142 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.82% 23.05% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 77 95
Average daily rate £360 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £50.00 £21.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.09% -19.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 July 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 July 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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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 -3 12 £475 +72.72% 4
Welwyn Garden City -6 6 £365 -11.47% 6
Stevenage -3 4 £388 - 2
Hertford - 2 - -
Hitchin - 2 £310 -
Letchworth +3 1 £338 +31.06% 4
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £325 -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 49 (48.51%) .NET
2 46 (45.54%) Windows
3 41 (40.59%) C#
4 36 (35.64%) SQL
5 31 (30.69%) Oracle
6 29 (28.71%) ASP.NET
6 29 (28.71%) Microsoft
7 24 (23.76%) Web Services
7 24 (23.76%) VMware
8 23 (22.77%) SharePoint
9 18 (17.82%) HTML
10 17 (16.83%) WCF
10 17 (16.83%) ETL
10 17 (16.83%) Citrix
11 16 (15.84%) Active Directory
11 16 (15.84%) HP
11 16 (15.84%) Service Delivery
11 16 (15.84%) MVC
11 16 (15.84%) SOAP
11 16 (15.84%) Data Integration
12 15 (14.85%) T-SQL
12 15 (14.85%) REST
12 15 (14.85%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (13.86%) SOA
13 14 (13.86%) IBM
13 14 (13.86%) Retail
14 13 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (12.87%) E-Commerce
14 13 (12.87%) JavaScript
14 13 (12.87%) IIS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 23 (22.77%) SharePoint
2 13 (12.87%) IIS
3 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (3.96%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.96%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.96%) WorkSite
3 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.97%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.97%) ArchestrA
5 2 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.99%) CMS
6 1 (0.99%) Confluence
6 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.99%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Maximo
2 7 (6.93%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.98%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.98%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.87%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (11.88%) SaaS
3 11 (10.89%) PaaS
4 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.98%) Office 365
7 1 (0.99%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.90%) FTP
2 9 (8.91%) Firewall
3 7 (6.93%) LDAP
4 6 (5.94%) LAN
4 6 (5.94%) WAN
4 6 (5.94%) VPN
4 6 (5.94%) MPLS
5 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.96%) Internet
6 4 (3.96%) DNS
6 4 (3.96%) DHCP
7 3 (2.97%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.98%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.98%) SAN
9 1 (0.99%) SNMP
9 1 (0.99%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (11.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (9.90%) RDBMS
3 10 (9.90%) Relational Database
4 9 (8.91%) Big Data
5 8 (7.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (5.94%) MySQL
8 3 (2.97%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.97%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.97%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (2.97%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.98%) DB2
9 2 (1.98%) MS Access
9 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.99%) DTS
10 1 (0.99%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (12.87%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.93%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (2.97%) Subversion
4 3 (2.97%) JIRA
5 2 (1.98%) Selenium
5 2 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.98%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.98%) NUnit
6 1 (0.99%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.99%) GCC
6 1 (0.99%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (13.86%) Retail
2 8 (7.92%) Manufacturing
3 7 (6.93%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.96%) Finance
5 2 (1.98%) Legal
5 2 (1.98%) Electronics
5 2 (1.98%) Marketing
6 1 (0.99%) Advertising
6 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (33.66%) Developer
2 26 (25.74%) Architect
3 18 (17.82%) .NET Developer
4 12 (11.88%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (8.91%) C# Developer
5 9 (8.91%) Applications Architect
6 7 (6.93%) Analyst
7 6 (5.94%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.95%) Data Architect
8 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (4.95%) DBA
9 4 (3.96%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Firmware Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (2.97%) Technical Manager
10 3 (2.97%) SQL DBA
10 3 (2.97%) Maximo Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (48.51%) .NET
2 29 (28.71%) ASP.NET
3 24 (23.76%) Web Services
4 18 (17.82%) HTML
5 17 (16.83%) WCF
6 16 (15.84%) SOAP
7 15 (14.85%) REST
8 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (11.88%) .NET Framework
10 10 (9.90%) jQuery
11 9 (8.91%) WPF
11 9 (8.91%) CSS
12 8 (7.92%) XML
12 8 (7.92%) HTML5
13 6 (5.94%) ADO.NET
13 6 (5.94%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (5.94%) Entity Framework
14 5 (4.95%) WinForms
14 5 (4.95%) WF
15 4 (3.96%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.84%) Data Integration
2 11 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.90%) GIS
4 7 (6.93%) PKI
5 6 (5.94%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.97%) Replication
7 3 (2.97%) Kindle
7 3 (2.97%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.97%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (1.98%) iPad
8 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.98%) User Experience
8 2 (1.98%) DTV
8 2 (1.98%) RIA
8 2 (1.98%) Clustering
8 2 (1.98%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.99%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (45.54%) Windows
2 10 (9.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (9.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (8.91%) Linux
4 7 (6.93%) UNIX
5 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.96%) Android
6 3 (2.97%) AIX
7 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.98%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.99%) Solaris
8 1 (0.99%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.83%) ETL
2 16 (15.84%) Service Delivery
2 16 (15.84%) MVC
3 14 (13.86%) SOA
4 13 (12.87%) E-Commerce
5 12 (11.88%) Workflow
6 10 (9.90%) TOGAF
6 10 (9.90%) Data Protection
7 9 (8.91%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (7.92%) Change Control
8 8 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (7.92%) Migration
9 6 (5.94%) ITIL
9 6 (5.94%) Project Management
9 6 (5.94%) Analytics
9 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (5.94%) Data Architecture
9 6 (5.94%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (4.95%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (4.95%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 41 (40.59%) C#
2 36 (35.64%) SQL
3 15 (14.85%) T-SQL
4 13 (12.87%) JavaScript
5 12 (11.88%) VB.NET
6 8 (7.92%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.94%) VB
8 5 (4.95%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.96%) Perl
10 2 (1.98%) VB6
11 1 (0.99%) Python
11 1 (0.99%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.99%) C++
11 1 (0.99%) Java
11 1 (0.99%) C
11 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (7.92%) Degree
2 5 (4.95%) CISSP
3 4 (3.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.97%) MCSE
5 2 (1.98%) CCNA
5 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.99%) VCAP
6 1 (0.99%) MCITP
6 1 (0.99%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.98%) SLA
2 2 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 16 (15.84%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.90%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.93%) Firmware
4 7 (6.93%) VMware ESX
4 7 (6.93%) vSphere
5 4 (3.96%) XenApp
5 4 (3.96%) XenServer
6 3 (2.97%) SRDF
6 3 (2.97%) PowerHA
7 2 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.99%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (4.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (2.97%) SCCM
2 3 (2.97%) SCOM
3 2 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (30.69%) Oracle
2 29 (28.71%) Microsoft
3 24 (23.76%) VMware
4 17 (16.83%) Citrix
5 16 (15.84%) HP
6 14 (13.86%) IBM
7 12 (11.88%) ESRI
8 6 (5.94%) NetApp
9 5 (4.95%) Cisco
10 4 (3.96%) SAP
10 4 (3.96%) Dell
10 4 (3.96%) Wonderware
11 3 (2.97%) Vertica
11 3 (2.97%) Infobright
11 3 (2.97%) EMC
12 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.98%) Apple
12 2 (1.98%) Remedy
12 2 (1.98%) Metastorm
12 2 (1.98%) BMC
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