The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 9 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 8.57% 5.00% 10.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.50% 38.46% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 11
Median daily rate £500 £413 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +19.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £413 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
- +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £24.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+37.75% +2.08%
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 Watford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
24 13 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 22.86% 13.00% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 18
Median daily rate £426 £413 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +14.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £413 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford 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 Watford

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Watford

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Watford region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Watford region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 15 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 8 (29.63%) Oracle
4 8 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (25.93%) Windows
5 7 (25.93%) .NET
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (25.93%) Clustering
6 6 (22.22%) HTML
6 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (18.52%) Database Security
7 5 (18.52%) Sybase
7 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
7 5 (18.52%) CSS
7 5 (18.52%) CRM
7 5 (18.52%) B2B
8 4 (14.81%) MVC
8 4 (14.81%) SAN
8 4 (14.81%) MSMQ
8 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
8 4 (14.81%) MySQL
8 4 (14.81%) Replication

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) NServiceBus
2 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) DNN
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.41%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.41%) Slack
2 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) SSL
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 15 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (14.81%) MySQL
6 4 (14.81%) Sybase ASE
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (3.70%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (3.70%) Power BI
9 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) French Language
3 2 (7.41%) Legal
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Developer
3 6 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 5 (18.52%) DBA
5 4 (14.81%) SQL DBA
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (11.11%) Architect
6 3 (11.11%) Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Sybase Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Applications Architect
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Data Centre Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Migration Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior SQL Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) SSIS Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) HTML
3 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
3 5 (18.52%) CSS
4 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
4 4 (14.81%) Entity Framework
4 4 (14.81%) MSMQ
5 3 (11.11%) Ajax
5 3 (11.11%) jQuery
6 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (7.41%) JSON
6 2 (7.41%) Kendo UI
6 2 (7.41%) Middleware
6 2 (7.41%) SAML
6 2 (7.41%) SAP PI
6 2 (7.41%) SOAP
6 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (7.41%) Web Services
6 2 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (25.93%) Clustering
3 4 (14.81%) Replication
4 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.41%) iPad
4 2 (7.41%) PKI
4 2 (7.41%) RIA
4 2 (7.41%) User Experience
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Android
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (18.52%) B2B
2 5 (18.52%) CRM
2 5 (18.52%) Database Security
2 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (14.81%) Database Tuning
3 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
3 4 (14.81%) Line Management
3 4 (14.81%) MVC
3 4 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (14.81%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.11%) Logistics
4 3 (11.11%) Web Development
5 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.11%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
1 2 (7.41%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) Sybase
4 3 (11.11%) SAP
5 2 (7.41%) Dell
5 2 (7.41%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) Nintex
5 2 (7.41%) VMware