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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 29 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 27 41 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.69% 7.03% 12.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.14% 35.96% 54.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 51
Median daily rate £395 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £328 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.45 £22.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+17.53% -12.62%

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
84 114 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.58% 19.55% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 63 85
Median daily rate £450 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £20.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +4 5 £500 +66.66% 8
Hertford - 4 £331 - 2
Stevenage -6 2 £600 +70.21% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - - 3
Letchworth - 2 £248 - 5
Rickmansworth - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead -1 1 £375 +1.35% 9
St Albans -4 1 £375 -40.00% 7
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 32 (45.71%) SQL
2 25 (35.71%) C#
2 25 (35.71%) .NET
3 24 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 19 (27.14%) MVC
6 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
6 18 (25.71%) .NET Framework
7 17 (24.29%) Entity Framework
8 16 (22.86%) Windows
8 16 (22.86%) JavaScript
8 16 (22.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (21.43%) TDD
9 15 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (18.57%) Scrum
10 13 (18.57%) HTML
11 12 (17.14%) T-SQL
11 12 (17.14%) CSS
11 12 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (15.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (15.71%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (14.29%) Oracle
13 10 (14.29%) Finance
14 9 (12.86%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (12.86%) jQuery
14 9 (12.86%) LINQ

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 (11.43%) IIS
2 2 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.86%) CMS
2 2 (2.86%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.43%) Apache
3 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.43%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.29%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.43%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.43%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.86%) Office 365
2 2 (2.86%) SaaS
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.43%) GitHub
3 1 (1.43%) IaaS
3 1 (1.43%) PaaS
3 1 (1.43%) Route 53
3 1 (1.43%) Slack
3 1 (1.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) SAN
2 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.86%) Firewall
3 2 (2.86%) SSL
4 1 (1.43%) DNS
4 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (22.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
7 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (7.14%) MySQL
9 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (2.86%) MS Access
9 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (2.86%) Power BI
9 2 (2.86%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (1.43%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (1.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (5.71%) FxCop
2 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.71%) JIRA
2 4 (5.71%) Moq
2 4 (5.71%) ReSharper
2 4 (5.71%) StyleCop
3 3 (4.29%) Protractor
4 2 (2.86%) Grunt
4 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.43%) Selenium
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Legal
3 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
3 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Advertising
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Billing
4 1 (1.43%) French Language
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (60.00%) Developer
2 19 (27.14%) .NET Developer
3 15 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 13 (18.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (18.57%) SQL Developer
5 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (11.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (11.43%) DBA
8 7 (10.00%) Analyst
9 6 (8.57%) SQL DBA
10 5 (7.14%) Architect
10 5 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 5 (7.14%) Senior Developer
10 5 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
10 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
11 4 (5.71%) Access Developer
11 4 (5.71%) Consultant
11 4 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (5.71%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.71%) .NET
2 21 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (25.71%) .NET Framework
4 17 (24.29%) Entity Framework
5 13 (18.57%) HTML
6 12 (17.14%) CSS
7 11 (15.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (12.86%) jQuery
9 9 (12.86%) LINQ
10 7 (10.00%) SOAP
10 7 (10.00%) XML
11 6 (8.57%) AngularJS
11 6 (8.57%) REST
11 6 (8.57%) WCF
12 5 (7.14%) ADO.NET
12 5 (7.14%) Dapper ORM
12 5 (7.14%) NHibernate
12 5 (7.14%) XSL
12 5 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Clustering
2 6 (8.57%) Replication
3 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.71%) Contactless
4 4 (5.71%) EMV
4 4 (5.71%) NHS
5 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.43%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.43%) iPad
6 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.43%) PKI
6 1 (1.43%) RIA
6 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.86%) Windows
2 8 (11.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.29%) Linux
4 3 (4.29%) Unix
5 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.43%) Android
6 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.14%) MVC
3 15 (21.43%) TDD
4 13 (18.57%) Scrum
5 11 (15.71%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (10.00%) Migration
7 7 (10.00%) OO
7 7 (10.00%) SOLID
8 6 (8.57%) BDD
9 5 (7.14%) Code Coverage
9 5 (7.14%) Database Security
9 5 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.14%) ETL
9 5 (7.14%) OOP
9 5 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (7.14%) Refactoring
9 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (45.71%) SQL
2 25 (35.71%) C#
3 16 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 12 (17.14%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.14%) VBScript
6 3 (4.29%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.86%) Java
8 1 (1.43%) C
8 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.43%) Python
8 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.43%) VB
8 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) Degree
1 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) ISEB
2 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.43%) MCSA
2 1 (1.43%) MCSE
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) SCCM
1 3 (4.29%) SCOM
2 2 (2.86%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.43%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.29%) Oracle
3 6 (8.57%) VMware
4 4 (5.71%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.29%) Sybase
6 2 (2.86%) Dell
6 2 (2.86%) Ektron
6 2 (2.86%) EPiServer
6 2 (2.86%) SAP
7 1 (1.43%) HP
7 1 (1.43%) IBM
7 1 (1.43%) Nintex
7 1 (1.43%) PTC
7 1 (1.43%) Remedy
7 1 (1.43%) Siemens
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