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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 52 67 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.09% 8.82% 8.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.91% 38.73% 39.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 34
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £288 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.85 £29.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.88 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+13.36% +10.26%
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
158 173 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.57% 22.76% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 83 89
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £14.85 £23.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -1 10 £271 -22.50% 9
Stevenage +8 7 £281 +25.00% 2
Hemel Hempstead +1 4 £390 -17.89% 3
Welwyn Garden City +5 3 £375 - 1
St Albans 0 2 £398 - 9
Hoddesdon - 1 £388 -
Kings Langley - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - - 1
Potters Bar - - - -
Radlett - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Royston - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 5
Harpenden - - - -
Welwyn - - - -
Waltham Cross - - - - 1
Ware - - - -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 64 (56.14%) .NET
2 57 (50.00%) SQL
3 46 (40.35%) C#
4 44 (38.60%) Microsoft
5 39 (34.21%) ASP.NET
6 38 (33.33%) Oracle
7 37 (32.46%) Windows
8 31 (27.19%) T-SQL
9 28 (24.56%) HTML
10 27 (23.68%) SQL Server 2012
11 25 (21.93%) MVC
12 22 (19.30%) JavaScript
13 21 (18.42%) .NET Framework
13 21 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
14 19 (16.67%) SharePoint
15 18 (15.79%) Retail
15 18 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (14.91%) Finance
16 17 (14.91%) jQuery
16 17 (14.91%) E-Commerce
16 17 (14.91%) Web Services
16 17 (14.91%) XML
17 16 (14.04%) ADO.NET
18 15 (13.16%) Service Delivery
18 15 (13.16%) WCF
18 15 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
19 14 (12.28%) Performance Tuning
19 14 (12.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 14 (12.28%) VMware
19 14 (12.28%) CSS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 19 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.51%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (2.63%) WorkSite
3 3 (2.63%) ArchestrA
4 2 (1.75%) IIS
4 2 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.88%) Confluence
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.88%) Node.js
5 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.88%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 7 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Oracle Retail
2 6 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.63%) Maximo
4 2 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.39%) SaaS
3 4 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.63%) PaaS
5 1 (0.88%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.89%) VPN
1 9 (7.89%) MPLS
2 8 (7.02%) FTP
3 7 (6.14%) Firewall
4 6 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.39%) LAN
5 5 (4.39%) WAN
6 4 (3.51%) DHCP
6 4 (3.51%) DNS
7 3 (2.63%) SAN
7 3 (2.63%) Internet
8 2 (1.75%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.68%) SQL Server 2012
2 21 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (12.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (9.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (7.02%) Relational Database
6 7 (6.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (5.26%) Big Data
8 5 (4.39%) Oracle Database
8 5 (4.39%) DTS
8 5 (4.39%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (4.39%) OLAP
9 4 (3.51%) Sybase ASE
9 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (2.63%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.75%) Snowflake Schema
11 2 (1.75%) MySQL
12 1 (0.88%) DB2
12 1 (0.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (4.39%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.63%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.75%) ReSharper
5 2 (1.75%) Moq
5 2 (1.75%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.88%) Selenium
6 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.88%) JUnit
6 1 (0.88%) NUnit
6 1 (0.88%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.88%) Subversion
6 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 18 (15.79%) Retail
2 17 (14.91%) Finance
3 8 (7.02%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (45.61%) Developer
2 24 (21.05%) Architect
3 21 (18.42%) .NET Developer
4 14 (12.28%) C# Developer
5 11 (9.65%) SQL Developer
5 11 (9.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (7.89%) Project Manager
7 8 (7.02%) DBA
7 8 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (7.02%) SQL DBA
8 7 (6.14%) Systems Architect
8 7 (6.14%) Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Consultant
9 5 (4.39%) Administrator
10 4 (3.51%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.51%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.51%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (56.14%) .NET
2 39 (34.21%) ASP.NET
3 28 (24.56%) HTML
4 21 (18.42%) .NET Framework
5 18 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (14.91%) jQuery
6 17 (14.91%) Web Services
6 17 (14.91%) XML
7 16 (14.04%) ADO.NET
8 15 (13.16%) WCF
9 14 (12.28%) CSS
10 12 (10.53%) HTML5
11 10 (8.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 9 (7.89%) Razor View Engine
12 9 (7.89%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (7.89%) SOAP
12 9 (7.89%) WinForms
13 7 (6.14%) REST
13 7 (6.14%) WPF
13 7 (6.14%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.65%) Replication
3 10 (8.77%) Data Integration
4 6 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.51%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (3.51%) Clustering
5 4 (3.51%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.63%) GIS
6 3 (2.63%) Kindle
7 2 (1.75%) EMV
7 2 (1.75%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.75%) PKI
8 1 (0.88%) Statistics
8 1 (0.88%) Informatics
8 1 (0.88%) RIA
8 1 (0.88%) Equities
8 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.88%) User Experience
8 1 (0.88%) iPad
8 1 (0.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 37 (32.46%) Windows
2 10 (8.77%) Linux
3 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.51%) UNIX
6 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.63%) Android
6 3 (2.63%) AIX
7 2 (1.75%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.93%) MVC
2 17 (14.91%) E-Commerce
3 15 (13.16%) Service Delivery
4 14 (12.28%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (11.40%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (11.40%) SOA
6 10 (8.77%) Asset Management
7 9 (7.89%) ETL
7 9 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (7.89%) Migration
8 8 (7.02%) Data Security
8 8 (7.02%) Project Management
8 8 (7.02%) Data Modelling
8 8 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (7.02%) Analytics
9 7 (6.14%) Data Protection
9 7 (6.14%) ITIL
10 6 (5.26%) Workflow
10 6 (5.26%) Change Control
10 6 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 57 (50.00%) SQL
2 46 (40.35%) C#
3 31 (27.19%) T-SQL
4 22 (19.30%) JavaScript
5 12 (10.53%) VB.NET
6 7 (6.14%) VBScript
7 4 (3.51%) VB
7 4 (3.51%) Perl
8 3 (2.63%) Java
9 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.26%) Degree
3 3 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.75%) MCSE
4 2 (1.75%) CCNA
4 2 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.88%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.88%) MCITP
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) ISO 9001
1 3 (2.63%) SLA
2 2 (1.75%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.14%) Firmware
3 6 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.39%) VMware ESX
4 5 (4.39%) vSphere
4 5 (4.39%) Active Directory
5 4 (3.51%) XenApp
6 3 (2.63%) XenServer
6 3 (2.63%) SRDF
6 3 (2.63%) PowerHA
7 2 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) SCCM
1 2 (1.75%) SCOM
2 1 (0.88%) Puppet
2 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 44 (38.60%) Microsoft
2 38 (33.33%) Oracle
3 14 (12.28%) VMware
4 8 (7.02%) HP
4 8 (7.02%) Citrix
5 7 (6.14%) IBM
6 6 (5.26%) JDA
7 5 (4.39%) NetApp
7 5 (4.39%) ESRI
7 5 (4.39%) Sybase
8 4 (3.51%) Wonderware
9 3 (2.63%) EMC
10 2 (1.75%) Nintex
10 2 (1.75%) SAP
10 2 (1.75%) Cisco
10 2 (1.75%) Dell
10 2 (1.75%) Metastorm
10 2 (1.75%) BMC
10 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.75%) Apple
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