The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank - 4 10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 0 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans - 36.36% 3.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 100.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
SQL Server
Hertfordshire

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 St Albans region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 3.45% 36.36% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £450 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.14% -8.28%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

The demand trend of contract jobs across the St Albans 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 St Albans

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the St Albans region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the St Albans region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 St Albans region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) Data Integration
2 9 (81.82%) WCF
2 9 (81.82%) SaaS
2 9 (81.82%) REST
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 9 (81.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (81.82%) SOAP
2 9 (81.82%) E-Commerce
2 9 (81.82%) SOA
2 9 (81.82%) DevOps
2 9 (81.82%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (81.82%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
3 6 (54.55%) Middleware
3 6 (54.55%) MSMQ
3 6 (54.55%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (18.18%) Retail
4 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) High Availability
4 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
4 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Sitecore
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans 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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (81.82%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (18.18%) Advertising
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Architect
1 9 (81.82%) E-Commerce Architect
2 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
2 7 (63.64%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Architect
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Digital Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Digital Technical Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) REST
1 9 (81.82%) SOAP
1 9 (81.82%) WCF
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) Middleware
2 6 (54.55%) MSMQ
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (81.82%) DevOps
1 9 (81.82%) E-Commerce
1 9 (81.82%) SOA
1 9 (81.82%) Stakeholder Management
1 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Data Management
2 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
2 2 (18.18%) ERP
2 2 (18.18%) High Availability
2 2 (18.18%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Sitecore