Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 85 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 - -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.55% 0.080% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.95% 0.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 -
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 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 271 224 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 18.49% 17.92% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 136 91
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £279 £263 £285
90th Percentile £564 £575 £638
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £29.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.68% +12.38% +76.77%
10th Percentile £12.73 £26.70 £16.43
90th Percentile £40.63 £31.90 £38.68
East of England median hourly rate £24.00 £31.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year -23.81% -17.11% +8.03%

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
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 20 May 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
Watford - 6 £400 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £413 - 1
SQL Server 2016
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Legal
4 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (25.00%) iTrent
6 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (25.00%) SSDT
6 2 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (25.00%) Kanban
6 2 (25.00%) Data Validation
6 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) OLTP
6 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (25.00%) CRM

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 2 (25.00%) iTrent
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (25.00%) OLTP
6 2 (25.00%) SSDT
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) DBA
3 2 (25.00%) MIS Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Report Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Development DBA
4 1 (12.50%) ETL Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Senior QA Tester
4 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (12.50%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Data Validation
2 2 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) Information Management
2 2 (25.00%) Kanban
2 2 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP