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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 15 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.29% 1.11% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 30.00% 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£315 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.63 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.53% -7.14%
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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
30 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 20.98% 21.11% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 9
Average daily rate £325 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £350 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +5.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) T-SQL
2 9 (81.82%) Sybase
2 9 (81.82%) Data Modelling
2 9 (81.82%) Sybase ASE
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) MCDBA
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (18.18%) MCITP
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (18.18%) Statistics
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Security Management
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Replication
5 2 (18.18%) Data Management
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) Sybase ASE
3 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle8/8i Database
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Developer
2 2 (18.18%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Replication
2 2 (18.18%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) AIX
1 1 (9.09%) Solaris
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Data Modelling
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Security Management
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Data Management
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCDBA
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (18.18%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Sybase
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
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