Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 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 2016
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 97 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.57% 0.14% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.83% 0.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
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 318 297 312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 20.09% 21.11% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 168 163
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £313 £260 £235
90th Percentile £575 £538 £570
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 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.58% +3.06% +22.81%

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 10 December 2017.

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 10 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
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £400 - 2
Watford -6 3 £600 -
SQL Server 2016
East of England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2016 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 2016.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) T-SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (44.44%) Statistics
4 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (44.44%) High Availability
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Database Tuning
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) MDX
6 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (22.22%) Legal
6 2 (22.22%) Validation
6 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (22.22%) OLTP
6 2 (22.22%) IBM
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (22.22%) MS Access
6 2 (22.22%) CRM
6 2 (22.22%) Cognos
6 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
6 2 (22.22%) ETL
6 2 (22.22%) VBA

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 (22.22%) iTrent
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (22.22%) MS Access
4 2 (22.22%) OLTP
4 2 (22.22%) Power BI
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) DBA
2 4 (44.44%) SQL DBA
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (22.22%) MIS Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Report Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SSAS Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) MDX
1 2 (22.22%) REST
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (44.44%) High Availability
2 4 (44.44%) Statistics
3 3 (33.33%) Database Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) Data Validation
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) ETL Development
4 2 (22.22%) Inmon Methodology
4 2 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) VBA
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cognos
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Talend