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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.30% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +4.54%
SQL Server 2012
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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 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 22.73% 19.15% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 16
Average daily rate £350 £268 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.84% -28.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £235 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Watford region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
3 7 (70.00%) Sybase
3 7 (70.00%) Data Modelling
3 7 (70.00%) Sybase ASE
4 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) MCDBA
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) Security Management
6 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (20.00%) Statistics
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (20.00%) MCITP
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Replication
6 2 (20.00%) Data Management
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) Sybase ASE
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Statistics
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Security Management
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Data Management
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCDBA
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (20.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Sybase
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Metastorm
4 1 (10.00%) Nintex