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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 52 80 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.59% 10.14% 11.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.67% 33.33% 44.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 53 35
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £28.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.91% -4.16%
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
150 240 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.01% 30.42% 25.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 148 82
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £208 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 9
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £46.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +1.63%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 11 £400 +33.33% 9
Stevenage 0 8 £375 - 2
Welwyn Garden City -12 4 £290 -29.69% 1
Hertford 0 2 £325 -7.14% 1
Hitchin - 2 £310 -
Rickmansworth +5 1 £250 +19.04%
Letchworth -3 1 £338 +3.84% 1
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 41 (39.81%) Windows
2 38 (36.89%) SQL
3 34 (33.01%) .NET
4 30 (29.13%) C#
5 28 (27.18%) Web Services
5 28 (27.18%) SharePoint
6 27 (26.21%) VMware
7 26 (25.24%) Oracle
8 25 (24.27%) Microsoft
9 23 (22.33%) SOAP
10 21 (20.39%) SOA
10 21 (20.39%) ETL
10 21 (20.39%) Citrix
11 20 (19.42%) Data Integration
11 20 (19.42%) Amazon AWS
12 19 (18.45%) REST
12 19 (18.45%) Active Directory
13 18 (17.48%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (16.50%) JavaScript
15 16 (15.53%) HP
15 16 (15.53%) MVC
16 15 (14.56%) IBM
16 15 (14.56%) SaaS
17 14 (13.59%) PaaS
17 14 (13.59%) IIS
17 14 (13.59%) Visual Studio
17 14 (13.59%) ASP.NET
17 14 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (12.62%) GIS
18 13 (12.62%) ESRI

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 28 (27.18%) SharePoint
2 14 (13.59%) IIS
3 5 (4.85%) Apache Solr
3 5 (4.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.88%) WorkSite
5 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.91%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.94%) JBoss
6 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.97%) Apache
7 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.97%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.97%) CMS
7 1 (0.97%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.97%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 6 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (12.62%) Maximo
2 5 (4.85%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (19.42%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (14.56%) SaaS
3 14 (13.59%) PaaS
4 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (3.88%) Office 365
6 1 (0.97%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.62%) FTP
2 10 (9.71%) Firewall
3 9 (8.74%) WAN
4 8 (7.77%) LAN
5 7 (6.80%) LDAP
6 5 (4.85%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.85%) SAN
6 5 (4.85%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (3.88%) Internet
7 4 (3.88%) MPLS
7 4 (3.88%) VPN
7 4 (3.88%) DNS
8 3 (2.91%) DHCP
9 2 (1.94%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.97%) HTTP
10 1 (0.97%) SNMP
10 1 (0.97%) Network Security
10 1 (0.97%) NAS
10 1 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (12.62%) RDBMS
2 13 (12.62%) Relational Database
3 11 (10.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (9.71%) Big Data
4 10 (9.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (7.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (5.83%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (5.83%) Amazon Redshift
6 6 (5.83%) MySQL
7 5 (4.85%) Hadoop
7 5 (4.85%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.94%) DB2
9 2 (1.94%) MS Access
9 2 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.97%) DTS
10 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.97%) Sybase IQ
10 1 (0.97%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 14 (13.59%) Visual Studio
2 9 (8.74%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.88%) JIRA
4 3 (2.91%) Selenium
4 3 (2.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (2.91%) LoadRunner
4 3 (2.91%) NUnit
4 3 (2.91%) Subversion
5 2 (1.94%) Maven
5 2 (1.94%) JUnit
5 2 (1.94%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.97%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.97%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.97%) GCC
6 1 (0.97%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (8.74%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.83%) Finance
3 5 (4.85%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.88%) Retail
5 3 (2.91%) Legal
6 2 (1.94%) Marketing
6 2 (1.94%) Advertising
6 2 (1.94%) Electronics
7 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.97%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (32.04%) Developer
2 28 (27.18%) Architect
3 16 (15.53%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (14.56%) .NET Developer
5 12 (11.65%) Analyst
6 9 (8.74%) Applications Architect
7 8 (7.77%) DBA
8 7 (6.80%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Data Architect
10 4 (3.88%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Data Analyst
10 4 (3.88%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.88%) SQL DBA
10 4 (3.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (2.91%) AWS Developer
11 3 (2.91%) Senior Architect
11 3 (2.91%) Maximo Architect
11 3 (2.91%) Remedy Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (33.01%) .NET
2 28 (27.18%) Web Services
3 23 (22.33%) SOAP
4 19 (18.45%) REST
5 14 (13.59%) ASP.NET
6 12 (11.65%) .NET Framework
6 12 (11.65%) WCF
7 10 (9.71%) Entity Framework
7 10 (9.71%) HTML
8 8 (7.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (7.77%) jQuery
8 8 (7.77%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (6.80%) CSS
10 5 (4.85%) XML
10 5 (4.85%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.88%) SAML
11 4 (3.88%) OAuth
11 4 (3.88%) XACML
11 4 (3.88%) SPML
11 4 (3.88%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.42%) Data Integration
2 13 (12.62%) GIS
3 9 (8.74%) PKI
4 7 (6.80%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.88%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.91%) Clustering
7 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.94%) RIA
7 2 (1.94%) iPad
7 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.94%) User Experience
7 2 (1.94%) DTV
8 1 (0.97%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.97%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.97%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.97%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 41 (39.81%) Windows
2 13 (12.62%) Linux
3 11 (10.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (8.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (7.77%) UNIX
6 4 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.91%) Android
8 1 (0.97%) AIX
8 1 (0.97%) Solaris
8 1 (0.97%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.39%) SOA
1 21 (20.39%) ETL
2 16 (15.53%) MVC
3 14 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (12.62%) Service Delivery
4 13 (12.62%) TOGAF
5 12 (11.65%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (10.68%) Data Protection
7 10 (9.71%) E-Commerce
8 9 (8.74%) Analytics
9 8 (7.77%) Migration
10 7 (6.80%) TDD
10 7 (6.80%) Workflow
10 7 (6.80%) Data Architecture
10 7 (6.80%) Data Management
10 7 (6.80%) Change Control
11 6 (5.83%) Data Migration
11 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (5.83%) SDLC
11 6 (5.83%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (36.89%) SQL
2 30 (29.13%) C#
3 17 (16.50%) JavaScript
4 12 (11.65%) T-SQL
5 10 (9.71%) PowerShell
6 7 (6.80%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.85%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.94%) VB6
9 2 (1.94%) VBScript
9 2 (1.94%) VB
9 2 (1.94%) Java
10 1 (0.97%) C
10 1 (0.97%) C++
10 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.97%) Python
10 1 (0.97%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.97%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) Degree
2 7 (6.80%) SC Cleared
2 7 (6.80%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.85%) CISSP
4 4 (3.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.91%) MCSE
5 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.97%) RHCE
6 1 (0.97%) SSCP
6 1 (0.97%) CEH
6 1 (0.97%) CCNA
6 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.97%) MCITP
6 1 (0.97%) VCAP
6 1 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.97%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (18.45%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.71%) Hyper-V
3 10 (9.71%) vSphere
4 5 (4.85%) XenApp
4 5 (4.85%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.88%) XenServer
6 2 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.97%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.97%) vCloud
7 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (2.91%) SCCM
2 3 (2.91%) SCOM
3 2 (1.94%) Puppet
3 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.97%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.97%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.97%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.97%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 27 (26.21%) VMware
2 26 (25.24%) Oracle
3 25 (24.27%) Microsoft
4 21 (20.39%) Citrix
5 16 (15.53%) HP
6 15 (14.56%) IBM
7 13 (12.62%) ESRI
8 8 (7.77%) Cisco
9 5 (4.85%) SAP
9 5 (4.85%) Remedy
9 5 (4.85%) BMC
9 5 (4.85%) Vertica
9 5 (4.85%) Infobright
10 4 (3.88%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.91%) Dell
12 2 (1.94%) NetApp
12 2 (1.94%) Metastorm
12 2 (1.94%) Google
12 2 (1.94%) Nintex
13 1 (0.97%) AppDynamics
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