Period
to 18 July 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 18 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 2016
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 92 87
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 10 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.64% 0.079% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.48% 0.44% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Hertfordshire median daily rate £394 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £349 £325 £363
90th Percentile £433 £375 £388
East of England median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 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 287 227 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 18.39% 18.03% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 146 121
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £250 £281
90th Percentile £543 £563 £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 £34.50
% change year-on-year -16.80% -9.42% +28.97%

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 18 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
Watford - 8 £394 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £413 - 1
SQL Server 2016
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 Server
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (40.00%) ETL
5 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (30.00%) SaaS
6 3 (30.00%) Migration
6 3 (30.00%) Legal
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (30.00%) Data Integration
7 2 (20.00%) Information Management
7 2 (20.00%) Data Mapping
7 2 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (20.00%) Kanban
7 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (20.00%) .NET
7 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 2 (20.00%) SAP
7 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation

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 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) SSDT
7 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (10.00%) dBASE
7 1 (10.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (30.00%) DBA
3 3 (30.00%) ETL Developer
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 3 (30.00%) T-SQL Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Tester
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Development DBA
5 1 (10.00%) ETL Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (10.00%) MIS Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Report Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior DBA
5 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) ETL
2 3 (30.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Information Management
3 2 (20.00%) Kanban
3 2 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) SAP