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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 27 17 8
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 34 51 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.39% 7.83% 11.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.98% 38.06% 51.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 53
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £338 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+0.35% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £11.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.44 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+37.57% +6.00%
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
126 134 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.97% 20.58% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 83 99
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +2 9 £500 +21.21% 4
Letchworth - 4 £248 - 3
Stevenage -1 2 £600 +70.21% 2
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - - 3
Rickmansworth - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead -1 1 £375 +1.35% 4
St Albans -5 1 £375 -40.00% 3
Hertford - 1 - - 2
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 55 (53.40%) SQL
2 34 (33.01%) Microsoft
2 34 (33.01%) .NET
3 29 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (26.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (25.24%) Windows
6 25 (24.27%) ASP.NET
6 25 (24.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (22.33%) C#
8 21 (20.39%) MVC
9 20 (19.42%) Finance
10 19 (18.45%) .NET Framework
10 19 (18.45%) T-SQL
11 18 (17.48%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (17.48%) Scrum
11 18 (17.48%) Entity Framework
12 17 (16.50%) MS Excel
12 17 (16.50%) JavaScript
12 17 (16.50%) Oracle
13 16 (15.53%) HTML
13 16 (15.53%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (15.53%) SQL Server 2012
13 16 (15.53%) Performance Tuning
14 15 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (14.56%) CSS
14 15 (14.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (13.59%) TDD
16 12 (11.65%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (11.65%) SDLC
16 12 (11.65%) SQL Server 2014

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 (7.77%) IIS
2 5 (4.85%) NServiceBus
3 3 (2.91%) ArcGIS
3 3 (2.91%) CMS
3 3 (2.91%) Confluence
4 2 (1.94%) Apache
4 2 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.94%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.97%) DNN
5 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.97%) nginx
5 1 (0.97%) ThingWorx
5 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (16.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.88%) MS Office
3 2 (1.94%) Windchill
4 1 (0.97%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.94%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.97%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.91%) Office 365
2 3 (2.91%) SaaS
3 2 (1.94%) Slack
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.97%) IaaS
4 1 (0.97%) PaaS
4 1 (0.97%) Route 53
4 1 (0.97%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) SAN
2 4 (3.88%) ATM
2 4 (3.88%) Internet
2 4 (3.88%) SSL
3 3 (2.91%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.94%) DNS
4 2 (1.94%) Firewall
4 2 (1.94%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.94%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.97%) DHCP
5 1 (0.97%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.21%) SQL Server 2008
2 25 (24.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (15.53%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (15.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (14.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (11.65%) SQL Server 2014
6 11 (10.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (7.77%) MySQL
7 8 (7.77%) Oracle Database
7 8 (7.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
9 4 (3.88%) Sybase ASE
10 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.94%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.94%) DTS
11 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.94%) OLAP
11 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (7.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.83%) JIRA
3 4 (3.88%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.91%) FxCop
4 3 (2.91%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.91%) Moq
4 3 (2.91%) Protractor
4 3 (2.91%) ReSharper
4 3 (2.91%) StyleCop
4 3 (2.91%) Zephyr
5 2 (1.94%) Grunt
5 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.94%) Selenium
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.94%) Subversion
6 1 (0.97%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.97%) JMeter
6 1 (0.97%) LoadRunner
General
1 20 (19.42%) Finance
2 9 (8.74%) Retail
3 5 (4.85%) Legal
4 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.91%) Advertising
5 3 (2.91%) Billing
6 2 (1.94%) French Language
6 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.97%) Banking
7 1 (0.97%) Marketing
7 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (46.60%) Developer
2 24 (23.30%) .NET Developer
3 14 (13.59%) Analyst
3 14 (13.59%) C# Developer
3 14 (13.59%) SQL Developer
4 12 (11.65%) ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (11.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (9.71%) DBA
6 9 (8.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (7.77%) Business Analyst
7 8 (7.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (7.77%) SQL DBA
8 7 (6.80%) Architect
9 6 (5.83%) Consultant
9 6 (5.83%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.83%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.83%) SQL Server DBA
9 6 (5.83%) SSIS Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (33.01%) .NET
2 25 (24.27%) ASP.NET
3 19 (18.45%) .NET Framework
4 18 (17.48%) Entity Framework
5 16 (15.53%) HTML
6 15 (14.56%) CSS
7 12 (11.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (8.74%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (8.74%) jQuery
9 7 (6.80%) LINQ
9 7 (6.80%) SOAP
9 7 (6.80%) Web Services
9 7 (6.80%) XML
10 5 (4.85%) MSMQ
10 5 (4.85%) REST
10 5 (4.85%) XSLT
11 4 (3.88%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.88%) CSS3
11 4 (3.88%) MDX
11 4 (3.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.74%) Clustering
3 6 (5.83%) Replication
4 5 (4.85%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.88%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.88%) NHS
5 4 (3.88%) User Experience
6 3 (2.91%) Contactless
6 3 (2.91%) EMV
6 3 (2.91%) PKI
7 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.94%) iPad
7 2 (1.94%) RIA
7 2 (1.94%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.97%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.97%) EPoS
8 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.97%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.24%) Windows
2 10 (9.71%) Windows Server
3 8 (7.77%) Linux
4 6 (5.83%) Windows 10
4 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.94%) Android
7 2 (1.94%) CentOS
7 2 (1.94%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.94%) Unix
7 2 (1.94%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (20.39%) MVC
3 18 (17.48%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (17.48%) Scrum
4 16 (15.53%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (13.59%) TDD
6 12 (11.65%) SDLC
7 10 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (9.71%) Unit Testing
8 8 (7.77%) Migration
9 7 (6.80%) ETL
9 7 (6.80%) Web Development
10 6 (5.83%) B2B
10 6 (5.83%) CRM
10 6 (5.83%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (4.85%) BDD
11 5 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (4.85%) Database Security
11 5 (4.85%) Kimball Methodology
11 5 (4.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (53.40%) SQL
2 23 (22.33%) C#
3 19 (18.45%) T-SQL
4 17 (16.50%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.85%) Java
5 5 (4.85%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.88%) VBScript
7 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.94%) C
8 2 (1.94%) C++
8 2 (1.94%) Python
9 1 (0.97%) PHP
9 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.97%) VB
9 1 (0.97%) VBA
9 1 (0.97%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (6.80%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.85%) Degree
3 5 (4.85%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.88%) MCSE
5 3 (2.91%) MCP
6 2 (1.94%) CCA
6 2 (1.94%) CCENT
6 2 (1.94%) CCNA
6 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.94%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.94%) MCSA
6 2 (1.94%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.94%) PMP
6 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.97%) ISEB
7 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) QA
2 3 (2.91%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (8.74%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.80%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.88%) vSphere
4 1 (0.97%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.97%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) SCCM
2 5 (4.85%) SCOM
3 2 (1.94%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.97%) Graphite
4 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.97%) logstash
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.97%) Nagios
4 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.97%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 34 (33.01%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.50%) Oracle
3 9 (8.74%) VMware
4 5 (4.85%) Sybase
5 4 (3.88%) HP
6 3 (2.91%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.91%) Cisco
6 3 (2.91%) ESRI
6 3 (2.91%) IBM
6 3 (2.91%) SAP
7 2 (1.94%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.94%) Apple
7 2 (1.94%) Cognos
7 2 (1.94%) Dell
7 2 (1.94%) Ektron
7 2 (1.94%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.94%) Nintex
7 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.94%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.97%) Citrix
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