Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 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 2012
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 79 93
Rank change year-on-year +2 +14 -19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 14 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.08% 0.35% 0.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.88% 2.13% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 12
Hertfordshire median daily rate £340 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.64% -31.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £286 £218 £329
90th Percentile £382 £408 £488
East of England median daily rate £369 £385 £356
% change year-on-year -4.22% +8.15% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £40.00 £137.50
% change year-on-year - -70.91% +685.71%

SQL Server 2012 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 238 235 336
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 18.39% 16.64% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 126 166
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £250 £281 £275
90th Percentile £575 £494 £500
East of England median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £27.50 £12.08 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.65% -18.65% -32.50%
East of England median hourly rate £30.50 £35.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year -12.86% +9.03% -8.29%

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
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 27 July 2017. 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 -4 4 - -
Hemel Hempstead +13 2 £368 -13.53% 1
Hatfield - 2 £339 -
Stevenage 0 1 £330 +20.00%
SQL Server 2012
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
4 5 (35.71%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) HTML
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 4 (28.57%) CSS
5 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (28.57%) MVC
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (28.57%) jQuery
5 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
6 3 (21.43%) HTML5
6 3 (21.43%) 3PAR
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) JSON
6 3 (21.43%) CSS3
6 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (21.43%) Migration

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 3 (21.43%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (14.29%) DTS
4 2 (14.29%) QlikView
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.14%) Big Data
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
2 3 (21.43%) DBA
3 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Angular Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning DBA
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.14%) SSAS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) Classic ASP
3 3 (21.43%) CSS3
3 3 (21.43%) HTML5
3 3 (21.43%) JSON
3 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (21.43%) XHTML
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
5 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (7.14%) LINQ
5 1 (7.14%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Web Development
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Data Security
3 2 (14.29%) ETL
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Time Management
3 2 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) MCSE
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (7.14%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) AirWatch
1 1 (7.14%) Data Guard
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) 3PAR
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) SAP