The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hemel Hempstead with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Hertfordshire / Hemel Hempstead
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 5 17
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead 13.95% 19.28% 1.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 60.00% 100.00% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 1
Median daily rate £360 £435 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% -8.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +2.85% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.66 £23.75
% change year-on-year +20.96% +37.49%  

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hemel Hempstead with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Hemel Hempstead
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10 16 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hemel Hempstead 23.26% 19.28% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 16
Median daily rate £360 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +4.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.27 £26.75
% change year-on-year +21.52% +16.89%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Hemel Hempstead

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead citing SQL Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Hemel Hempstead

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server in Hemel Hempstead.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Hemel Hempstead

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Hemel Hempstead region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) XHTML
3 4 (57.14%) CSS3
3 4 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) JSON
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) JSP
5 2 (28.57%) RESTful
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
5 2 (28.57%) Time Management

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead 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 (42.86%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JDeveloper
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Database Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Java Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) CSS3
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) JSON
3 4 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (57.14%) XHTML
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (28.57%) Classic ASP
4 2 (28.57%) JSP
4 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (28.57%) RESTful
5 1 (14.29%) Servlets
5 1 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (28.57%) Tandem
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Database Security
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 4 (57.14%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Serena
3 1 (14.29%) VMware