Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in St Albans 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 6 months to 23 November 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)
Hertfordshire > St Albans
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 12 9
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in St Albans 26.92% 2.50% 5.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 77.78% 6.25% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 0
St Albans median daily rate £325 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £363 £390 £375
% change year-on-year -7.05% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
St Albans median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.25 - £11.75

SQL Server 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 St Albans with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
St Albans
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 9 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in St Albans 34.62% 40.00% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 4
St Albans median daily rate £343 £308 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.20% -38.40% +42.86%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £390
90th Percentile £399 £424 £575
Hertfordshire median daily rate £419 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +4.69% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
St Albans median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.25 £28.54 £15.00
% change year-on-year -36.05% +90.27% -25.00%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in St Albans

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in St Albans.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in St Albans

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in St Albans

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in St Albans

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 St Albans region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (57.14%) SDLC
4 4 (57.14%) WCF
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (57.14%) SOLID
5 3 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (42.86%) Migration
5 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (14.29%) RESTful
7 1 (14.29%) TypeScript
7 1 (14.29%) AngularJS

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in St Albans 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Developer
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 6 (85.71%) SSIS Developer
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 4 (57.14%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Senior C# Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Senior Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Senior SQL Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Senior SQL Server Developer
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (42.86%) C# WCF Developer
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server BI Developer
4 3 (42.86%) SSAS Developer
4 3 (42.86%) SSRS Developer
4 3 (42.86%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) WCF
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 4 (57.14%) SOLID
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft