The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Watford region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 7 20
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.19% 15.66% 8.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.22% 65.00% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 6
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£281 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.10% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £200 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.80% +2.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
27 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 27.84% 24.10% 36.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 11
Average daily rate £288 £415 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.72% +38.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
SQL Server
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SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing SQL Server 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.

1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) Java
3 9 (40.91%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (40.91%) Linux
3 9 (40.91%) Hibernate
3 9 (40.91%) Spring
4 8 (36.36%) Ajax
4 8 (36.36%) jQuery
4 8 (36.36%) HTML
4 8 (36.36%) .NET
4 8 (36.36%) J2EE
4 8 (36.36%) CSS
5 7 (31.82%) Oracle
5 7 (31.82%) Sybase
5 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
5 7 (31.82%) C#
5 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
5 7 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (27.27%) Windows
6 6 (27.27%) OO
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (27.27%) XML
6 6 (27.27%) JSP
6 6 (27.27%) Internet
6 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
7 5 (22.73%) RiskWrite
7 5 (22.73%) Alfresco
7 5 (22.73%) Web 2.0
7 5 (22.73%) XPath

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing SQL Server 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) Apache
1 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
1 5 (22.73%) Alfresco
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.55%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) RiskWrite
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
4 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
5 4 (18.18%) JasperReports
6 3 (13.64%) Sybase ASE
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.55%) DTS
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.55%) MySQL
7 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Eclipse
1 5 (22.73%) Log4j
1 5 (22.73%) Subversion
1 5 (22.73%) Ant
1 5 (22.73%) JUnit
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Java Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (22.73%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Developer
5 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (4.55%) CRM Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Report Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) Hibernate
1 9 (40.91%) Spring
2 8 (36.36%) HTML
2 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) J2EE
2 8 (36.36%) CSS
2 8 (36.36%) Ajax
2 8 (36.36%) jQuery
3 6 (27.27%) JSP
3 6 (27.27%) XML
4 5 (22.73%) XSLT
4 5 (22.73%) Struts
4 5 (22.73%) Web Services
4 5 (22.73%) JSF
4 5 (22.73%) XMLBeans
4 5 (22.73%) Servlets
4 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
5 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
6 2 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (22.73%) Web 2.0
3 1 (4.55%) RIA
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) Solaris
3 5 (22.73%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) OO
2 3 (13.64%) MVC
2 3 (13.64%) Web Development
3 2 (9.09%) Change Control
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) Workflow
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) CRM
3 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) OOD
4 1 (4.55%) B2B
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (4.55%) Logistics
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
3 7 (31.82%) C#
4 5 (22.73%) XPath
5 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.55%) VB
6 1 (4.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
1 7 (31.82%) Sybase
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) HP
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