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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 12 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 7.89% 6.12% 5.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.86% 26.47% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Median daily rate £338 - £281
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.58 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+38.62% +2.17%
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
28 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 18.42% 23.13% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 14
Median daily rate £225 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +21.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +14.00%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (40.00%) HTML
3 8 (40.00%) .NET
3 8 (40.00%) CSS
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (35.00%) MVC
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (30.00%) Retail
6 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (25.00%) jQuery
6 5 (25.00%) B2B
6 5 (25.00%) Entity Framework
7 4 (20.00%) User Experience
7 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (20.00%) CRM
7 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 4 (20.00%) Web Services
7 4 (20.00%) XML
7 4 (20.00%) C#
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle
7 4 (20.00%) Web Development
7 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (15.00%) 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 3 (15.00%) CMS
1 3 (15.00%) NServiceBus
2 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) DNN
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.00%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (10.00%) MySQL
4 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.00%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (5.00%) DB2
5 1 (5.00%) DTS
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.00%) OLAP
5 1 (5.00%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) Ant
2 2 (10.00%) JUnit
2 2 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (30.00%) Retail
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) French Language
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Administrator
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (15.00%) DBA
5 3 (15.00%) SQL DBA
6 2 (10.00%) Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Production Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior SQL Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
1 8 (40.00%) CSS
1 8 (40.00%) HTML
2 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 5 (25.00%) jQuery
4 4 (20.00%) Web Services
4 4 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (15.00%) Ajax
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (15.00%) MSMQ
5 3 (15.00%) SOAP
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (10.00%) JNDI
6 2 (10.00%) JSON
6 2 (10.00%) Kendo UI
6 2 (10.00%) Struts
6 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (15.00%) Replication
3 2 (10.00%) RIA
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (5.00%) iPad
4 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) MVC
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) B2B
3 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (20.00%) CRM
3 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Web Development
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Logistics
5 2 (10.00%) OOD
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) SEO
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Web Design
6 1 (5.00%) ERP
6 1 (5.00%) ETL
6 1 (5.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (15.00%) Java
6 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) Sybase
4 2 (10.00%) Intershop
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Nintex
5 1 (5.00%) SAP