Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for SQL Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 6 months to 17 July 2018 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 2012
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 77 85
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 12 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.77% 1.12% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.18% 6.19% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 2
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £168 £288 £278
90th Percentile £394 £382 £423
East of England median daily rate £375 £363 £380
% change year-on-year +3.45% -4.61% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £40.00

SQL Server 2012 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 287 226 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 18.32% 18.05% 15.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 145 117
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £253 £281
90th Percentile £543 £565 £494
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £389
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.89% +3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £12.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.73% +127.65% -18.65%
10th Percentile £13.10 £17.25 £11.62
90th Percentile £37.00 £31.55 £12.54
East of England median hourly rate £26.00 £31.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year -17.46% -8.70% +28.97%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing SQL Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2012 in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +2 5 £375 - 3
Hatfield 0 2 £338 -0.37%
Hemel Hempstead -10 2 £386 +5.10%
Stevenage -14 1 £175 -46.97%
St Albans - 1 £150 -
SQL Server 2012
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
4 5 (41.67%) ETL
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (41.67%) Data Integration
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) REST
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (25.00%) SaaS
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (25.00%) Migration
6 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 2 (16.67%) Data Mapping
7 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (16.67%) MVC
7 2 (16.67%) SAP
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 2 (16.67%) SOAP
7 2 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (16.67%) Windows
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (8.33%) Confluence
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Skype
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (16.67%) Power BI
6 1 (8.33%) dBASE
6 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) NUnit
1 1 (8.33%) ReSharper
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) DBA
2 3 (25.00%) ETL Developer
2 3 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 3 (25.00%) T-SQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Power BI Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) Velocity
3 1 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Data Integration
1 5 (41.67%) ETL
2 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Optimisation
4 1 (8.33%) API Development
4 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (8.33%) ETL Development
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) SOLID
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix