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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 84 46 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.13% 8.61% 11.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.00% 46.94% 44.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 28 52
Average daily rate
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£325 £366 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% +4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £179 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £601 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +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
227 98 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.38% 18.35% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 60 123
Average daily rate £335 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £46.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.52% +53.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%

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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014. 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 +3 14 £325 +10.16% 13
Rickmansworth - 12 £323 -
Hemel Hempstead -9 8 £300 -16.08% 6
Borehamwood -2 7 £245 +8.88% 2
St Albans +9 6 £300 -22.58% 7
Welwyn Garden City -7 3 - - 2
Stevenage -2 2 £225 - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £388 -
Hertford -2 1 £350 +115.38% 2
Hitchin - - - - 2
Hoddesdon - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Harpenden - - - -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 75 (52.08%) SQL
2 51 (35.42%) .NET
3 43 (29.86%) Microsoft
4 38 (26.39%) Data Warehouse
5 37 (25.69%) C#
6 35 (24.31%) T-SQL
7 34 (23.61%) Finance
8 32 (22.22%) Windows
8 32 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 31 (21.53%) Oracle
9 31 (21.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 29 (20.14%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
12 27 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
12 27 (18.75%) JavaScript
13 24 (16.67%) ASP.NET
13 24 (16.67%) MS Excel
13 24 (16.67%) ETL
13 24 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 23 (15.97%) HTML
15 22 (15.28%) Data Modelling
16 18 (12.50%) CSS
16 18 (12.50%) OLAP
17 17 (11.81%) Cognos
17 17 (11.81%) Web Development
18 16 (11.11%) Data Integration
18 16 (11.11%) SharePoint
18 16 (11.11%) XML
19 15 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
20 14 (9.72%) Dimensional Modelling

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 16 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.25%) SAS
3 8 (5.56%) IIS
4 7 (4.86%) MS Exchange
5 6 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (3.47%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.39%) Liferay
8 2 (1.39%) CMS
8 2 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.39%) Apache
8 2 (1.39%) EPiServer CMS
8 2 (1.39%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.69%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.69%) Kentico
Applications
1 24 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.47%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.08%) MS Office
4 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.56%) Intranet
1 8 (5.56%) Internet
1 8 (5.56%) Extranet
2 7 (4.86%) DHCP
2 7 (4.86%) DNS
3 6 (4.17%) Firewall
4 3 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.39%) VPN
5 2 (1.39%) MPLS
5 2 (1.39%) SAN
6 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.69%) VLAN
6 1 (0.69%) LDAP
6 1 (0.69%) LAN
6 1 (0.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (26.39%) Data Warehouse
2 32 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 31 (21.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (12.50%) OLAP
7 11 (7.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (7.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (6.94%) SQL Server 2000
9 9 (6.25%) Sybase ASE
9 9 (6.25%) Base SAS
10 8 (5.56%) Relational Database
10 8 (5.56%) MySQL
11 7 (4.86%) SAP Data Services
12 6 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 6 (4.17%) Oracle OLAP
12 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (4.17%) DataStage
13 5 (3.47%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (3.47%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.39%) Maven
2 2 (1.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.69%) Moq
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.69%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.69%) NUnit
3 1 (0.69%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.69%) Subversion
General
1 34 (23.61%) Finance
2 10 (6.94%) Retail
3 9 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.56%) Banking
5 7 (4.86%) Marketing
6 2 (1.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.69%) Legal
7 1 (0.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 95 (65.97%) Developer
2 20 (13.89%) SQL Developer
3 18 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 14 (9.72%) DBA
5 12 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 11 (7.64%) Architect
6 11 (7.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (6.94%) Web Developer
7 10 (6.94%) SQL DBA
8 9 (6.25%) Systems Architect
8 9 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (6.25%) SAS Developer
8 9 (6.25%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.17%) Analyst
11 5 (3.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.47%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Developer
12 4 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 4 (2.78%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (35.42%) .NET
2 24 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 23 (15.97%) HTML
4 18 (12.50%) CSS
5 16 (11.11%) XML
6 13 (9.03%) Web Services
7 12 (8.33%) Spring
8 10 (6.94%) jQuery
9 9 (6.25%) .NET Framework
9 9 (6.25%) J2EE
10 8 (5.56%) Hibernate
10 8 (5.56%) Ajax
11 7 (4.86%) SOAP
12 6 (4.17%) HTML5
13 5 (3.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 5 (3.47%) CSS3
13 5 (3.47%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (3.47%) JSON
13 5 (3.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 4 (2.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.11%) Data Integration
2 15 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (9.72%) Replication
4 9 (6.25%) Clustering
5 6 (4.17%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.08%) Statistics
7 3 (2.08%) PKI
7 3 (2.08%) Informatics
8 2 (1.39%) Open Source
8 2 (1.39%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.39%) GIS
8 2 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.39%) NHS
9 1 (0.69%) FMCG
9 1 (0.69%) iPhone
9 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.69%) EPoS
9 1 (0.69%) EMV
9 1 (0.69%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 32 (22.22%) Windows
2 8 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.17%) Linux
4 5 (3.47%) Windows 2000
4 5 (3.47%) UNIX
5 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.69%) AIX
7 1 (0.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.14%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 24 (16.67%) ETL
4 22 (15.28%) Data Modelling
5 17 (11.81%) Web Development
6 14 (9.72%) Dimensional Modelling
6 14 (9.72%) E-Commerce
6 14 (9.72%) MVC
7 13 (9.03%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (7.64%) Migration
8 11 (7.64%) Asset Management
9 9 (6.25%) Scrum
9 9 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (6.25%) Data Security
9 9 (6.25%) CRM
9 9 (6.25%) Analytics
10 8 (5.56%) Change Management
11 7 (4.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (4.86%) Data Analysis
12 6 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 75 (52.08%) SQL
2 37 (25.69%) C#
3 35 (24.31%) T-SQL
4 27 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 13 (9.03%) Java
6 9 (6.25%) SAS Macro
7 5 (3.47%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.08%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.08%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.08%) VBScript
9 2 (1.39%) VB
9 2 (1.39%) VBA
10 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (6.94%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.39%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.39%) MCITP
3 2 (1.39%) Degree
3 2 (1.39%) MCDBA
3 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.86%) QA
2 5 (3.47%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (6.94%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.86%) vSphere
3 5 (3.47%) VMware ESX
3 5 (3.47%) vCloud
4 3 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.69%) XenServer
6 1 (0.69%) VMFS
6 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (3.47%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (3.47%) NetBackup
1 5 (3.47%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.69%) WSUS
2 1 (0.69%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 43 (29.86%) Microsoft
2 31 (21.53%) Oracle
3 17 (11.81%) Cognos
4 14 (9.72%) Informatica
5 12 (8.33%) Sybase
6 10 (6.94%) VMware
7 9 (6.25%) Ab Initio
7 9 (6.25%) Business Objects
7 9 (6.25%) IBM
8 7 (4.86%) SAP
9 6 (4.17%) Citrix
10 5 (3.47%) Veritas
10 5 (3.47%) Symantec
10 5 (3.47%) Sophos
10 5 (3.47%) Teradata
10 5 (3.47%) Acronis
11 4 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (2.08%) Endeca
12 3 (2.08%) EPiServer
13 2 (1.39%) Red Gate
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