Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 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 2014
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 82 70
Rank change year-on-year -11 -12 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2014 8 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.51% 0.70% 1.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.80% 3.75% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 9
Hertfordshire median daily rate £385 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.94% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £366 £295 £343
90th Percentile £425 £390 £394
East of England median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.67% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 286 240 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 18.11% 18.69% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 153 118
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £251 £281
90th Percentile £543 £570 £494
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
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 £31.25 £33.45
% change year-on-year -16.80% -6.58% +17.37%

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 21 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
Hemel Hempstead -8 5 £385 +6.94%
Watford - 2 £400 - 2
Stevenage -12 1 £375 +13.64%
SQL Server 2014
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2014 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 2014.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (62.50%) C#
4 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 5 (62.50%) CSS
4 5 (62.50%) .NET
4 5 (62.50%) XHTML
4 5 (62.50%) Tandem
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 5 (62.50%) MVC
4 5 (62.50%) JSON
4 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (62.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 5 (62.50%) RESTful
4 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (62.50%) HTML5
4 5 (62.50%) BDD
4 5 (62.50%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (62.50%) Web Application Development
4 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
4 5 (62.50%) CSS3
5 4 (50.00%) Elasticsearch

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 4 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (12.50%) MS Access
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
2 5 (62.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (62.50%) C# Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Elasticsearch Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Access Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Access VBA Developer
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) ETL Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
5 1 (12.50%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET Web API
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) CSS3
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) HTML5
1 5 (62.50%) jQuery
1 5 (62.50%) JSON
1 5 (62.50%) KnockoutJS
1 5 (62.50%) RESTful
1 5 (62.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (62.50%) XHTML
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (62.50%) Tandem
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) BDD
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
1 5 (62.50%) Web Application Development
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Office Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) VBA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft