Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 76 87
Rank change year-on-year -6 +11 -20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 17 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.10% 1.23% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.40% 6.49% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 5
Hertfordshire median daily rate £525 £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -9.09% +18.46%
10th Percentile £350 £311 £283
90th Percentile £600 £426 £498
East of England median daily rate £338 £333 £325
% change year-on-year +1.50% +2.31% -8.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.88% - -

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 315 262 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 20.34% 18.90% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 144 148
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +0.65% +6.16%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £242
90th Percentile £588 £538 £575
East of England median daily rate £414 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +10.33% -3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 8
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.25 £45.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.44% +200.00% -25.00%
10th Percentile £15.04 £45.00 £11.38
90th Percentile £28.88 £45.00 £48.00
East of England median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.67
% change year-on-year -1.33% +2.26% +68.60%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £550 -
Hatfield -3 2 £350 -
Watford -12 2 £375 -
Berkhamsted - 1 - -
SQL Server 2012
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) .NET
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
6 6 (35.29%) C#
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) Power BI
8 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (23.53%) jQuery
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (23.53%) MVC
8 4 (23.53%) HTML
8 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
8 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
8 4 (23.53%) CSS
9 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
9 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
9 3 (17.65%) ETL
9 3 (17.65%) Smartcard
9 3 (17.65%) Finance
9 3 (17.65%) Scrum
9 3 (17.65%) NetBackup
9 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
9 3 (17.65%) MDX

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 2 (11.76%) Confluence
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
1 2 (11.76%) NAS
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (29.41%) Power BI
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (11.76%) MS Access
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (5.88%) OLAP
8 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
8 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Development Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Scrum Master
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Development Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum Master
3 3 (17.65%) Software Development Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Software Manager
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Business Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) SSAS Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
2 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (23.53%) CSS
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) jQuery
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (17.65%) MDX
3 3 (17.65%) WCF
4 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
4 2 (11.76%) REST
4 2 (11.76%) SAML
4 2 (11.76%) SOAP
4 2 (11.76%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) Angular 2
5 1 (5.88%) HTML5
5 1 (5.88%) RESTful
5 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
1 3 (17.65%) PKI
1 3 (17.65%) Smartcard
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (23.53%) MVC
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) ETL
3 3 (17.65%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) Server Hardening
3 3 (17.65%) Web Application Development
4 2 (11.76%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (11.76%) Database Tuning
4 2 (11.76%) ETL Development
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (11.76%) Inmon Methodology
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
3 6 (35.29%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.76%) XenApp
2 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) NetBackup
2 2 (11.76%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix
2 2 (11.76%) Cognos
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Tableau
3 1 (5.88%) Capita
3 1 (5.88%) RedGate