The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 29 March 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 (MS SQL)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 35 13
Rank change year-on-year +6 -22  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 31 23 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.28% 3.35% 9.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.96% 28.40% 39.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 37
Median daily rate £325 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year - +2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +66.66% -30.76%  

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 115 81 163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 19.59% 11.79% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 38 91
Median daily rate £413 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £292 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% +152.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing SQL Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Hertfordshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Hertfordshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Hertfordshire

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Hertfordshire

SQL Server
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 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hatfield - 4 £364 - 2
Watford -5 2 £248 -18.85% 9
Hertford - 2 £331 -
Hemel Hempstead +3 1 £360 -7.69% 5
Welwyn Garden City -3 1 £450 - 1
Letchworth - 1 - - 6
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 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.

1 34 (52.31%) .NET
2 28 (43.08%) SQL
3 27 (41.54%) C#
3 27 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (35.38%) ASP.NET
5 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
6 19 (29.23%) .NET Framework
7 18 (27.69%) HTML
8 17 (26.15%) CSS
8 17 (26.15%) MVC
8 17 (26.15%) Entity Framework
9 16 (24.62%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (24.62%) Windows
10 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
11 14 (21.54%) TDD
11 14 (21.54%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (18.46%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (18.46%) Scrum
13 11 (16.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (15.38%) LINQ
14 10 (15.38%) Oracle
14 10 (15.38%) Web Services
15 9 (13.85%) XML
15 9 (13.85%) SOAP
15 9 (13.85%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (13.85%) jQuery
15 9 (13.85%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (13.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (12.31%) WCF

SQL Server
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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (12.31%) IIS
2 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.54%) Apache
3 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.54%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.54%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Office
2 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 3 (4.62%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.54%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.62%) PaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.54%) GitHub
3 1 (1.54%) IaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Office 365
3 1 (1.54%) Route 53
3 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.08%) Firewall
2 2 (3.08%) SSL
2 2 (3.08%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.54%) DNS
3 1 (1.54%) Internet
3 1 (1.54%) LAN
3 1 (1.54%) SAN
3 1 (1.54%) WAN
3 1 (1.54%) Wireless
3 1 (1.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (18.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (16.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (13.85%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (13.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
6 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (7.69%) MySQL
7 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (4.62%) QlikView
9 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (3.08%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (3.08%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (3.08%) DTS
11 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.54%) MS Access
11 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (12.31%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.69%) JIRA
4 4 (6.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (6.15%) FxCop
4 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.15%) Moq
4 4 (6.15%) ReSharper
4 4 (6.15%) StyleCop
5 2 (3.08%) MSI
5 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.54%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.54%) JMeter
6 1 (1.54%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.54%) Protractor
6 1 (1.54%) Selenium
6 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Advertising
3 1 (1.54%) Legal
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (58.46%) Developer
2 25 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 11 (16.92%) SQL Developer
4 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 9 (13.85%) Analyst
6 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Business Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Consultant
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) SSRS Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Architect
9 3 (4.62%) C# WCF Developer
9 3 (4.62%) DBA
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.62%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (52.31%) .NET
2 23 (35.38%) ASP.NET
3 19 (29.23%) .NET Framework
4 18 (27.69%) HTML
5 17 (26.15%) CSS
5 17 (26.15%) Entity Framework
6 14 (21.54%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (15.38%) LINQ
7 10 (15.38%) Web Services
8 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (13.85%) jQuery
8 9 (13.85%) SOAP
8 9 (13.85%) XML
9 8 (12.31%) AngularJS
9 8 (12.31%) WCF
10 7 (10.77%) XSLT
11 6 (9.23%) REST
12 5 (7.69%) Dapper ORM
12 5 (7.69%) RESTful
12 5 (7.69%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Contactless
1 4 (6.15%) EMV
1 4 (6.15%) NHS
2 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) Clustering
3 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.08%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.54%) EPoS
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Replication
4 1 (1.54%) RIA
4 1 (1.54%) Tandem
4 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Windows
2 8 (12.31%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.15%) Linux
5 4 (6.15%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.62%) Unix
7 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.08%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.08%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.15%) MVC
3 14 (21.54%) TDD
4 12 (18.46%) Scrum
5 7 (10.77%) BDD
5 7 (10.77%) Migration
5 7 (10.77%) OO
5 7 (10.77%) SOLID
6 6 (9.23%) ITIL
7 5 (7.69%) Code Coverage
7 5 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.69%) OOP
7 5 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (7.69%) Refactoring
7 5 (7.69%) SDLC
8 4 (6.15%) ERP
8 4 (6.15%) Order to Cash
8 4 (6.15%) Project Management
8 4 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.08%) SQL
2 27 (41.54%) C#
3 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.31%) T-SQL
5 7 (10.77%) Java
6 6 (9.23%) VB.NET
7 5 (7.69%) VBScript
8 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.54%) C
9 1 (1.54%) C++
9 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.54%) Python
9 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.08%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) SCCM
2 2 (3.08%) BladeLogic
2 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.54%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.54%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.54%) OpenView
3 1 (1.54%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.38%) Oracle
3 5 (7.69%) SAP
3 5 (7.69%) VMware
4 4 (6.15%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.62%) BMC
5 3 (4.62%) Dell
5 3 (4.62%) HP
6 2 (3.08%) Remedy
7 1 (1.54%) Cisco
7 1 (1.54%) Citrix
7 1 (1.54%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.54%) IBM
7 1 (1.54%) PTC
7 1 (1.54%) Retalix
7 1 (1.54%) Siemens
7 1 (1.54%) Toshiba
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