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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 18 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 3 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.44% 3.09% 9.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.79% 10.71% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Median daily rate £500 £303 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.28% +0.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.52 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+55.41% -24.93%

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
19 28 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 15.45% 28.87% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 17
Median daily rate £475 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £304 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £483 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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
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 1 March 2017, 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 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Clustering
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Dell
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (22.22%) Logistics
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 2 (22.22%) SSL
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Middleware
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM

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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (11.11%) Power BI
4 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Data Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Business Developer
4 1 (11.11%) CRM Architect
4 1 (11.11%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) CRM Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) DBA
4 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) JSP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) jQuery
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) Ajax
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) JSP
2 1 (11.11%) Kendo UI
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (11.11%) RIA
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) Logistics
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Database Security
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Dell
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) SAP