Period
to 18 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for SQL Server 2014 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2014 over the 6 months to 18 December 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 2014
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 86 99
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2014 11 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.68% 0.84% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.41% 4.14% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
Hertfordshire median daily rate £340 £375 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.33% -4.15% -13.06%
10th Percentile £313 £303 £374
90th Percentile £408 £406 £414
East of England median daily rate £340 £375 £425
% change year-on-year -9.33% -11.76% -20.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £42.50

SQL Server 2014 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 323 290 302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 20.10% 20.29% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 161 162
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.58% +7.75%
10th Percentile £313 £255 £235
90th Percentile £579 £538 £575
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £45.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.78% +200.00% -25.00%
10th Percentile £16.25 £45.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £30.85 £45.00 £48.00
East of England median hourly rate £37.00 £36.07 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.58% +0.19% +34.58%

SQL Server 2014
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing SQL Server 2014 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2014 in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2014
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2014 in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2014 in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2014
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 2014 within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 December 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
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £325 -
Stevenage -6 1 £330 +20.00%
SQL Server 2014
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2014 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 2014.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
3 5 (45.45%) IIS
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
4 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (36.36%) SOAP
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (36.36%) REST
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 3 (27.27%) vRealize
5 3 (27.27%) vCenter Server
5 3 (27.27%) vSphere
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (27.27%) Power BI
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) ETL
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo

SQL Server 2014
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 5 (45.45%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Power BI
5 2 (18.18%) MS Access
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (18.18%) FxCop
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) Moq
1 2 (18.18%) ReSharper
1 2 (18.18%) StyleCop
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) SSIS Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Server Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (18.18%) SSAS Developer
5 1 (9.09%) ETL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning DBA
5 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (9.09%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (9.09%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) REST
1 4 (36.36%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
2 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (18.18%) AutoMapper
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) Dapper ORM
2 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) LINQ
2 2 (18.18%) MDX
2 2 (18.18%) NHibernate
2 2 (18.18%) WCF
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) XSL
2 2 (18.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Kimball Methodology
2 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Code Coverage
4 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
4 2 (18.18%) ETL Development
4 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) OOP
4 2 (18.18%) Refactoring
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) SOLID
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) VBA
3 2 (18.18%) VBScript
4 1 (9.09%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) vCenter Server
1 3 (27.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
3 2 (18.18%) Cognos
3 2 (18.18%) IBM