The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 25 31 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.13% 0.83% 1.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.64% 3.45% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-52.50% +45.45%
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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 Watford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
47 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 29.38% 23.97% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 8
Average daily rate £388 £393 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% +20.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £336 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £449 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Watford region.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Watford

SQL Server 2012
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Network Design
1 6 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (83.33%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) PKI
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 3 (50.00%) Metastorm
3 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) SAP
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) SCOM
3 3 (50.00%) SAP PI
3 3 (50.00%) Nintex
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Product Management
4 2 (33.33%) iPad
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) Android
4 2 (33.33%) Legal
4 2 (33.33%) SQL

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Architect
2 5 (83.33%) Applications Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (33.33%) iPad
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Network Design
1 6 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (83.33%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Metastorm
2 3 (50.00%) Nintex
2 3 (50.00%) SAP