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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 67 70 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.04% 11.13% 14.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.37% 61.95% 52.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 41 54
Average daily rate
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£365 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £288 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.06% +5.45%
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
151 113 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.64% 17.97% 26.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 65 128
Average daily rate £365 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.93 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Hemel Hempstead +8 12 £355 +16.39% 3
Watford -1 11 £355 +6.76% 11
St Albans +2 9 £375 +7.14% 9
Stevenage +5 8 £288 - 2
Welwyn Garden City -4 2 £385 +2.66% 5
Ware - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Harpenden - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Royston - - - - 1
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 77 (50.99%) SQL
2 58 (38.41%) .NET
3 53 (35.10%) Microsoft
4 41 (27.15%) C#
5 39 (25.83%) T-SQL
5 39 (25.83%) Oracle
5 39 (25.83%) Windows
6 36 (23.84%) ASP.NET
7 34 (22.52%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (21.19%) HTML
8 32 (21.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 31 (20.53%) Performance Tuning
9 31 (20.53%) JavaScript
10 29 (19.21%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (19.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 28 (18.54%) Finance
12 26 (17.22%) SQL Server 2008
13 25 (16.56%) MVC
14 21 (13.91%) Replication
14 21 (13.91%) Data Modelling
14 21 (13.91%) XML
15 20 (13.25%) ETL
15 20 (13.25%) E-Commerce
15 20 (13.25%) CSS
15 20 (13.25%) OLAP
15 20 (13.25%) Retail
16 19 (12.58%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (12.58%) MS Excel
16 19 (12.58%) .NET Framework
17 17 (11.26%) Data Integration

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 16 (10.60%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.96%) SAS
3 6 (3.97%) IIS
4 5 (3.31%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.31%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.32%) WorkSite
7 2 (1.32%) EPiServer CMS
7 2 (1.32%) CMS
8 1 (0.66%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.66%) Apache
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.66%) Node.js
8 1 (0.66%) Liferay
8 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (12.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.31%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (3.31%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (1.99%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.66%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.30%) Intranet
1 8 (5.30%) Internet
1 8 (5.30%) Extranet
1 8 (5.30%) MPLS
1 8 (5.30%) VPN
2 6 (3.97%) Firewall
2 6 (3.97%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (3.97%) DNS
2 6 (3.97%) DHCP
3 5 (3.31%) FTP
4 4 (2.65%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.32%) LAN
5 2 (1.32%) WAN
5 2 (1.32%) SAN
6 1 (0.66%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.66%) LDAP
6 1 (0.66%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (22.52%) Data Warehouse
2 32 (21.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 29 (19.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (17.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (13.25%) OLAP
6 17 (11.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (9.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (7.28%) Relational Database
9 10 (6.62%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (5.96%) MySQL
10 9 (5.96%) Base SAS
11 7 (4.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (4.64%) Sybase ASE
11 7 (4.64%) SAP Data Services
11 7 (4.64%) Oracle Database
12 6 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (3.97%) DTS
12 6 (3.97%) Snowflake Schema
13 5 (3.31%) OLTP
13 5 (3.31%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (4.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.31%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.65%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.32%) ReSharper
5 2 (1.32%) Moq
5 2 (1.32%) CruiseControl
5 2 (1.32%) Subversion
6 1 (0.66%) JUnit
6 1 (0.66%) NUnit
6 1 (0.66%) Maven
6 1 (0.66%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.66%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.66%) Selenium
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (18.54%) Finance
2 20 (13.25%) Retail
3 9 (5.96%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.30%) Banking
5 6 (3.97%) Marketing
6 3 (1.99%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.66%) Billing
8 1 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 91 (60.26%) Developer
2 21 (13.91%) .NET Developer
3 19 (12.58%) Architect
4 17 (11.26%) SQL Developer
5 14 (9.27%) DBA
6 11 (7.28%) C# Developer
6 11 (7.28%) SQL DBA
7 10 (6.62%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (5.96%) Analyst
8 9 (5.96%) SAS Developer
9 8 (5.30%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.64%) Systems Architect
11 6 (3.97%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.31%) Software Developer
12 5 (3.31%) Web Developer
12 5 (3.31%) Business Developer
12 5 (3.31%) Consultant
12 5 (3.31%) MI Analyst
12 5 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.31%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (38.41%) .NET
2 36 (23.84%) ASP.NET
3 32 (21.19%) HTML
4 21 (13.91%) XML
5 20 (13.25%) CSS
6 19 (12.58%) .NET Framework
7 17 (11.26%) jQuery
7 17 (11.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (9.27%) WCF
8 14 (9.27%) ADO.NET
9 12 (7.95%) HTML5
9 12 (7.95%) Web Services
10 11 (7.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (5.96%) Spring
11 9 (5.96%) Razor View Engine
12 8 (5.30%) CSS3
13 7 (4.64%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (3.97%) MDX
14 6 (3.97%) LINQ
14 6 (3.97%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.91%) Replication
2 17 (11.26%) Data Integration
3 16 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.96%) Clustering
5 5 (3.31%) PKI
5 5 (3.31%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.65%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.99%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.99%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.32%) Statistics
8 2 (1.32%) EMV
9 1 (0.66%) Derivative
9 1 (0.66%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.66%) Equities
9 1 (0.66%) GIS
9 1 (0.66%) Open Source
9 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.66%) iPad
9 1 (0.66%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 39 (25.83%) Windows
2 9 (5.96%) Linux
2 9 (5.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (4.64%) UNIX
4 5 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.65%) Windows 2000
5 4 (2.65%) AIX
6 1 (0.66%) Solaris
6 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.66%) Android
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.53%) Performance Tuning
2 29 (19.21%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (16.56%) MVC
4 21 (13.91%) Data Modelling
5 20 (13.25%) ETL
5 20 (13.25%) E-Commerce
6 19 (12.58%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (8.61%) Analytics
8 11 (7.28%) SOA
8 11 (7.28%) Dimensional Modelling
9 9 (5.96%) Asset Management
9 9 (5.96%) Scrum
9 9 (5.96%) Web Development
10 8 (5.30%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (5.30%) Migration
10 8 (5.30%) Change Management
10 8 (5.30%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (5.30%) Data Security
11 6 (3.97%) Database Tuning
11 6 (3.97%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 77 (50.99%) SQL
2 41 (27.15%) C#
3 39 (25.83%) T-SQL
4 31 (20.53%) JavaScript
5 11 (7.28%) Java
6 9 (5.96%) VBScript
6 9 (5.96%) VB.NET
6 9 (5.96%) SAS Macro
7 5 (3.31%) Perl
8 4 (2.65%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.32%) VBA
9 2 (1.32%) VB
10 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (4.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.97%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.65%) Degree
5 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.32%) MCITP
5 2 (1.32%) MCDBA
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.31%) Data Quality
1 5 (3.31%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.66%) SLA
3 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (4.64%) Active Directory
1 7 (4.64%) VMware ESX
1 7 (4.64%) vSphere
1 7 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.31%) Firmware
2 5 (3.31%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.65%) vCloud
4 3 (1.99%) PowerHA
4 3 (1.99%) SRDF
5 2 (1.32%) XenServer
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.66%) NFS
6 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.66%) VMFS
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (2.65%) NetBackup
1 4 (2.65%) Backup Exec
1 4 (2.65%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.32%) SCCM
2 2 (1.32%) SCOM
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.66%) Puppet
3 1 (0.66%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 53 (35.10%) Microsoft
2 39 (25.83%) Oracle
3 17 (11.26%) Cognos
4 14 (9.27%) Informatica
5 13 (8.61%) VMware
6 12 (7.95%) IBM
7 9 (5.96%) Ab Initio
8 8 (5.30%) Business Objects
8 8 (5.30%) Sybase
9 7 (4.64%) SAP
10 6 (3.97%) JDA
11 5 (3.31%) Citrix
12 4 (2.65%) Nintex
12 4 (2.65%) Acronis
12 4 (2.65%) Teradata
12 4 (2.65%) Sophos
12 4 (2.65%) Symantec
12 4 (2.65%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (2.65%) NetApp
12 4 (2.65%) Veritas
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