Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 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 2016
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.65% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 - -
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 -
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 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 314 248 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 20.40% 18.48% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 138 132
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £403 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +1.90% +12.78%
10th Percentile £313 £254 £235
90th Percentile £588 £538 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +9.68% -0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 8
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.25 £36.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.66% +141.67% -26.70%
10th Percentile £15.52 £28.13 £11.38
90th Percentile £40.63 £43.38 £48.00
East of England median hourly rate £37.25 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +3.47% -1.37% +3.77%

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 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 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 £400 - 2
Watford - 4 £600 - 1
SQL Server 2016
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (40.00%) Statistics
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) High Availability
6 3 (30.00%) Database Tuning
6 3 (30.00%) Data Validation
6 3 (30.00%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (30.00%) iTrent
6 3 (30.00%) Legal
6 3 (30.00%) Validation
6 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) OLTP
6 3 (30.00%) CRM
6 3 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (30.00%) SAP
7 2 (20.00%) SOAP
7 2 (20.00%) Web Services
7 2 (20.00%) VBA
7 2 (20.00%) .NET
7 2 (20.00%) Cognos
7 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) iTrent
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (30.00%) OLTP
5 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (20.00%) MS Access
5 2 (20.00%) Power BI
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) DBA
2 4 (40.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (30.00%) MIS Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Report Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SSAS Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) MDX
1 2 (20.00%) REST
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (40.00%) High Availability
3 4 (40.00%) Statistics
4 3 (30.00%) CRM
4 3 (30.00%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Data Validation
4 3 (30.00%) Database Tuning
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Validation
5 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (20.00%) ETL
5 2 (20.00%) ETL Development
5 2 (20.00%) Inmon Methodology
5 2 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
6 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (20.00%) VBA
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Cognos
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Talend