Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for SQL Server 2016 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2016 over the 6 months to 15 February 2019 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 2016
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 93 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 - -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 12 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.85% 0.64% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.58% 3.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £550 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% - -
East of England median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £17.50 -
East of England median hourly rate - £17.50 -

SQL Server 2016 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 262 311 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 18.49% 19.96% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 158 140
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £260
90th Percentile £550 £591 £538
East of England median daily rate £445 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +4.71% +9.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £18.25 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.78% -49.66% +141.67%
10th Percentile £17.55 £15.52 £28.13
90th Percentile £44.00 £40.63 £43.38
East of England median hourly rate £17.31 £38.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -55.32% +7.64% -1.37%

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing SQL Server 2016 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2016 in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2016 in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2016 in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2016
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 2016 within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 February 2019. 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 +20 11 £550 -8.33% 1
SQL Server 2016
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2016 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 2016.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (100.00%) Migration
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 12 (100.00%) Data Migration
2 11 (91.67%) Subversion
2 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) Reference Data
2 11 (91.67%) Data Mapping
2 11 (91.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 11 (91.67%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) XML
2 11 (91.67%) T-SQL
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 11 (91.67%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) PL/SQL
3 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 10 (83.33%) ETL
3 10 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 10 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 10 (83.33%) BDD
3 10 (83.33%) Talend
3 10 (83.33%) JSON
3 10 (83.33%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) XSD

SQL Server 2016
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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (91.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Subversion
2 10 (83.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Data Migration Developer
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) ETL Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle ETL Developer
2 10 (83.33%) PostgreSQL Developer
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Developer
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Report Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) XML
2 10 (83.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 12 (100.00%) Migration
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Data Mapping
2 11 (91.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 10 (83.33%) BDD
3 10 (83.33%) ETL
3 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 10 (83.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) PL/SQL
2 11 (91.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (83.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 10 (83.33%) Talend