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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 78 62 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.96% 11.70% 11.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.48% 44.93% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 40 58
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £173 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
- +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
Average hourly rate - £26.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.59%
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
233 138 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 29.76% 26.04% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 87 150
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -2 10 £295 -28.48% 12
Welwyn Garden City +7 9 £413 -34.00%
Hemel Hempstead -11 8 £363 +107.14% 4
Borehamwood +1 5 £245 -
Rickmansworth - 4 £218 - 2
St Albans +3 2 £260 -22.38% 4
Stevenage +1 2 - - 3
Letchworth -1 1 £325 - 3
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £425 - 2
Hertford - 1 £350 - 1
Hitchin - - - - 2
Hoddesdon - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - - 3
Harpenden - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Ware - - - -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 69 (49.29%) SQL
2 63 (45.00%) .NET
3 47 (33.57%) Microsoft
4 43 (30.71%) C#
5 40 (28.57%) Windows
6 35 (25.00%) Finance
7 31 (22.14%) JavaScript
7 31 (22.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 30 (21.43%) Oracle
9 28 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 27 (19.29%) T-SQL
10 27 (19.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 26 (18.57%) MS Excel
12 25 (17.86%) HTML
13 24 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (16.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 22 (15.71%) SharePoint
16 19 (13.57%) Web Services
16 19 (13.57%) XML
17 18 (12.86%) Active Directory
17 18 (12.86%) Java
18 17 (12.14%) CSS
18 17 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
18 17 (12.14%) Asset Management
18 17 (12.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 16 (11.43%) Web Development
20 15 (10.71%) jQuery
21 14 (10.00%) Spring
21 14 (10.00%) ETL
22 13 (9.29%) Linux

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 22 (15.71%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.86%) IIS
3 6 (4.29%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.86%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.14%) SAS
6 3 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.43%) Node.js
7 2 (1.43%) CMS
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.71%) Apache
8 1 (0.71%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.71%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.71%) Liferay
Applications
1 26 (18.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.29%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.86%) MS Office
4 1 (0.71%) MS Project
4 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.71%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.71%) Intranet
2 7 (5.00%) Internet
2 7 (5.00%) Extranet
3 6 (4.29%) DNS
4 4 (2.86%) DHCP
5 3 (2.14%) Firewall
5 3 (2.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.71%) VLAN
6 1 (0.71%) LDAP
6 1 (0.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 27 (19.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (16.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (12.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (8.57%) MySQL
7 11 (7.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (6.43%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (6.43%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (5.71%) Relational Database
9 8 (5.71%) OLAP
10 7 (5.00%) JasperReports
11 6 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (3.57%) Sybase ASE
12 5 (3.57%) DB2
12 5 (3.57%) DTS
12 5 (3.57%) RDBMS
12 5 (3.57%) SAP Data Services
13 4 (2.86%) Oracle OLAP
13 4 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.71%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.71%) Maven
3 1 (0.71%) Subversion
3 1 (0.71%) NUnit
3 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (5.71%) Retail
3 7 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.29%) Marketing
5 3 (2.14%) Banking
5 3 (2.14%) Legal
6 2 (1.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 77 (55.00%) Developer
2 22 (15.71%) .NET Developer
3 19 (13.57%) Architect
4 14 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 13 (9.29%) Systems Architect
5 13 (9.29%) C# Developer
5 13 (9.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (8.57%) Java Developer
7 11 (7.86%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (6.43%) Web Developer
8 9 (6.43%) DBA
9 8 (5.71%) Analyst
10 7 (5.00%) SQL DBA
10 7 (5.00%) Consultant
10 7 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (3.57%) Technical Architect
12 4 (2.86%) SQL Server DBA
12 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Developer
12 4 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 3 (2.14%) Senior Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (45.00%) .NET
2 28 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 25 (17.86%) HTML
4 19 (13.57%) Web Services
4 19 (13.57%) XML
5 17 (12.14%) CSS
6 15 (10.71%) jQuery
7 14 (10.00%) Spring
8 12 (8.57%) J2EE
9 11 (7.86%) Hibernate
9 11 (7.86%) .NET Framework
10 8 (5.71%) HTML5
10 8 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (5.71%) Ajax
11 7 (5.00%) CSS3
12 6 (4.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (4.29%) SOAP
13 5 (3.57%) AngularJS
13 5 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.43%) Data Integration
2 8 (5.71%) NHS
3 7 (5.00%) Informatics
4 6 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.29%) Replication
5 5 (3.57%) Clustering
5 5 (3.57%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.86%) Open Source
6 4 (2.86%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.86%) Taxonomies
7 3 (2.14%) PKI
7 3 (2.14%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.14%) RIA
8 2 (1.43%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.43%) W3C
8 2 (1.43%) Statistics
9 1 (0.71%) Derivative
9 1 (0.71%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.71%) GIS
9 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (28.57%) Windows
2 13 (9.29%) Linux
3 7 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.14%) UNIX
5 3 (2.14%) Windows 2000
5 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.43%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.43%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.14%) Asset Management
2 16 (11.43%) Web Development
3 14 (10.00%) ETL
4 13 (9.29%) Data Security
4 13 (9.29%) MVC
4 13 (9.29%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (9.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (8.57%) Data Modelling
5 12 (8.57%) E-Commerce
6 11 (7.86%) Migration
7 9 (6.43%) Scrum
8 7 (5.00%) SOA
9 6 (4.29%) Dimensional Modelling
9 6 (4.29%) Workflow
9 6 (4.29%) Change Management
9 6 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.57%) CRM
10 5 (3.57%) Analytics
11 4 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (49.29%) SQL
2 43 (30.71%) C#
3 31 (22.14%) JavaScript
4 27 (19.29%) T-SQL
5 18 (12.86%) Java
6 5 (3.57%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.14%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.14%) VB
7 3 (2.14%) SAS Macro
7 3 (2.14%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.43%) Python
8 2 (1.43%) VBScript
8 2 (1.43%) VB6
9 1 (0.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (6.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.71%) QA
2 4 (2.86%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (12.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.86%) vSphere
3 3 (2.14%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.14%) vCloud
4 1 (0.71%) NFS
4 1 (0.71%) VMFS
4 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.14%) NetBackup
1 3 (2.14%) Backup Exec
1 3 (2.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.71%) WSUS
2 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (33.57%) Microsoft
2 30 (21.43%) Oracle
3 11 (7.86%) Sybase
4 7 (5.00%) SAP
4 7 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.29%) Informatica
5 6 (4.29%) IBM
5 6 (4.29%) Cognos
5 6 (4.29%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.86%) Citrix
6 4 (2.86%) VMware
7 3 (2.14%) Endeca
7 3 (2.14%) Teradata
7 3 (2.14%) Ab Initio
7 3 (2.14%) Symantec
7 3 (2.14%) Veritas
7 3 (2.14%) Sophos
7 3 (2.14%) Acronis
8 2 (1.43%) Red Gate
8 2 (1.43%) HP
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Rate: £300 per day
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Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £390 per day
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago