Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 81 87
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 14 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.86% 1.20% 0.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.81% 6.64% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 6
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.78% -11.33%
10th Percentile £169 £311 £234
90th Percentile £394 £600 £399
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £41.25

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 291 256 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 17.84% 18.12% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 149 157
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +6.60%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £255
90th Percentile £550 £575 £496
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £386
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.56% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £23.25 £12.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.54% +92.47% -42.30%
East of England median hourly rate £23.50 £30.75 £35.43
% change year-on-year -23.58% -13.21% -2.93%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +8 6 £375 - 1
Hatfield +2 3 £350 -6.67%
Hemel Hempstead -10 2 £386 +3.00%
Stevenage -9 1 £175 -46.97%
St Albans - 1 £150 -
SQL Server 2012
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) ETL
4 7 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (35.71%) Data Integration
7 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (28.57%) .NET
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (28.57%) Migration
7 4 (28.57%) REST
8 3 (21.43%) SaaS
8 3 (21.43%) Power BI
8 3 (21.43%) C#
9 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 2 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
9 2 (14.29%) Data Mapping
9 2 (14.29%) MVC
9 2 (14.29%) Time Management
9 2 (14.29%) SAP
9 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 2 (14.29%) SOAP

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 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) SaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) Skype
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (21.43%) Power BI
7 1 (7.14%) dBASE
7 1 (7.14%) OLAP
7 1 (7.14%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (7.14%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) NUnit
1 1 (7.14%) ReSharper
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) DBA
3 3 (21.43%) ETL Developer
3 3 (21.43%) SQL DBA
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Developer
3 3 (21.43%) T-SQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Power BI Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Business Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) SSAS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
1 4 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (14.29%) SOAP
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) MDX
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
3 1 (7.14%) Velocity
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ETL
2 5 (35.71%) Data Integration
3 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (14.29%) Data Mapping
4 2 (14.29%) ETL Development
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Optimisation
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) API Development
5 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
5 1 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (7.14%) Refactoring
5 1 (7.14%) SOLID
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Tableau