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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 52 58 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.95% 7.77% 11.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.71% 38.67% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 34 60
Median daily rate £350 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £233 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.52 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+26.90% +40.08%
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
164 150 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.93% 20.11% 31.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 81 168
Median daily rate £340 £376 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.45% +7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.77% +49.11%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Watford -5 17 £320 -20.00% 7
Welwyn Garden City 0 7 £425 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £285 - 6
Letchworth - 3 - - 1
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 71 (63.39%) SQL
2 44 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 33 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (27.68%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (25.00%) .NET
5 28 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (25.00%) SDLC
6 27 (24.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (22.32%) T-SQL
7 25 (22.32%) Windows
8 24 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 24 (21.43%) Finance
9 23 (20.54%) Oracle
10 21 (18.75%) ASP.NET
11 20 (17.86%) Retail
12 19 (16.96%) Scrum
13 18 (16.07%) JavaScript
14 17 (15.18%) MVC
15 16 (14.29%) C#
15 16 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
17 14 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
17 14 (12.50%) HTML
18 13 (11.61%) CSS
18 13 (11.61%) Stakeholder Management
18 13 (11.61%) Oracle Database
19 12 (10.71%) Entity Framework
19 12 (10.71%) .NET Framework

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 (8.04%) Confluence
2 4 (3.57%) NServiceBus
3 3 (2.68%) Apache
3 3 (2.68%) ArcGIS
3 3 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.68%) CMS
3 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.79%) IIS
4 2 (1.79%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.79%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.79%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.89%) DNN
5 1 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.89%) nginx
Applications
1 24 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.89%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.79%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.89%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.46%) SaaS
2 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.79%) Office 365
2 2 (1.79%) Slack
3 1 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.89%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.89%) IaaS
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.89%) PaaS
3 1 (0.89%) Route 53
3 1 (0.89%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.93%) SAN
2 7 (6.25%) ATM
3 4 (3.57%) Internet
4 2 (1.79%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.79%) Network Security
4 2 (1.79%) SSL
4 2 (1.79%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.89%) DHCP
5 1 (0.89%) DNS
5 1 (0.89%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 27 (24.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 13 (11.61%) Oracle Database
6 12 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (8.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (6.25%) MySQL
9 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (4.46%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (3.57%) DB2
10 4 (3.57%) DTS
10 4 (3.57%) OLAP
10 4 (3.57%) OLAP Cube
10 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (3.57%) QlikView
10 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (3.57%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 9 (8.04%) JIRA
1 9 (8.04%) Zephyr
2 5 (4.46%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.57%) JMeter
3 4 (3.57%) LoadRunner
3 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (3.57%) Subversion
3 4 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.68%) Protractor
5 2 (1.79%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.79%) Grunt
5 2 (1.79%) Maven
5 2 (1.79%) Selenium
6 1 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.89%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.89%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.89%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (21.43%) Finance
2 20 (17.86%) Retail
3 5 (4.46%) Advertising
3 5 (4.46%) Billing
3 5 (4.46%) Legal
3 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.79%) Banking
4 2 (1.79%) French Language
4 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.79%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Marketing
5 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (37.50%) Developer
2 19 (16.96%) .NET Developer
3 18 (16.07%) Analyst
4 16 (14.29%) DBA
5 15 (13.39%) SQL DBA
6 13 (11.61%) SQL Developer
7 12 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (10.71%) SQL Server DBA
8 11 (9.82%) C# Developer
8 11 (9.82%) Project Manager
9 10 (8.93%) Business Analyst
10 9 (8.04%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (6.25%) Administrator
12 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 6 (5.36%) Software Developer
14 5 (4.46%) Architect
14 5 (4.46%) Infrastructure Manager
14 5 (4.46%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 5 (4.46%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.00%) .NET
2 21 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 14 (12.50%) HTML
4 13 (11.61%) CSS
5 12 (10.71%) .NET Framework
5 12 (10.71%) Entity Framework
6 11 (9.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (9.82%) jQuery
7 8 (7.14%) Web Services
8 6 (5.36%) Ajax
8 6 (5.36%) AngularJS
8 6 (5.36%) MDX
9 5 (4.46%) JSON
9 5 (4.46%) REST
9 5 (4.46%) XML
10 4 (3.57%) CSS3
10 4 (3.57%) HTML5
10 4 (3.57%) MSMQ
10 4 (3.57%) Sass
10 4 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.04%) Replication
3 7 (6.25%) Clustering
4 5 (4.46%) User Experience
4 5 (4.46%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.68%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.68%) EPoS
5 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.68%) NHS
5 3 (2.68%) PKI
6 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.79%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.79%) iPad
6 2 (1.79%) RIA
6 2 (1.79%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.89%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.32%) Windows
2 10 (8.93%) Linux
3 9 (8.04%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.36%) Windows 10
4 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.68%) CentOS
6 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.79%) Android
7 2 (1.79%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.79%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (27.68%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (25.00%) SDLC
4 19 (16.96%) Scrum
5 17 (15.18%) MVC
6 14 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (11.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (8.93%) Performance Monitoring
8 10 (8.93%) Project Management
9 9 (8.04%) Change Management
9 9 (8.04%) TDD
9 9 (8.04%) V-Model
10 8 (7.14%) ETL
10 8 (7.14%) ITIL
10 8 (7.14%) Unit Testing
10 8 (7.14%) Web Development
11 6 (5.36%) B2B
11 6 (5.36%) CRM
11 6 (5.36%) Migration
11 6 (5.36%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 71 (63.39%) SQL
2 25 (22.32%) T-SQL
3 18 (16.07%) JavaScript
4 16 (14.29%) C#
5 8 (7.14%) Java
6 4 (3.57%) PHP
7 3 (2.68%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.68%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.79%) C
8 2 (1.79%) C++
8 2 (1.79%) Python
8 2 (1.79%) VBA
9 1 (0.89%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.46%) Degree
3 5 (4.46%) MCSE
4 4 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.68%) MCP
5 3 (2.68%) MCSA
6 2 (1.79%) CCA
6 2 (1.79%) CCENT
6 2 (1.79%) CCNA
6 2 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.79%) ISEB
6 2 (1.79%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.79%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.79%) PMP
7 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.89%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.93%) QA
2 5 (4.46%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 7 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.46%) vSphere
3 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.89%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.89%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) SCCM
2 5 (4.46%) SCOM
3 2 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.89%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.89%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.89%) Graphite
4 1 (0.89%) logstash
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.89%) Nagios
4 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 44 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 23 (20.54%) Oracle
3 10 (8.93%) VMware
4 7 (6.25%) IBM
5 5 (4.46%) Citrix
5 5 (4.46%) HP
5 5 (4.46%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.46%) Sybase
6 4 (3.57%) ESRI
7 3 (2.68%) 3PAR
7 3 (2.68%) Cisco
7 3 (2.68%) JDA
7 3 (2.68%) SAP
8 2 (1.79%) Apple
8 2 (1.79%) Cognos
8 2 (1.79%) Ektron
8 2 (1.79%) Endeca
8 2 (1.79%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.79%) Nintex
8 2 (1.79%) TIBCO
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