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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in St Albans - - 12.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
St Albans median daily rate - - £450
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £425 £438
% change year-on-year -11.76% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
St Albans median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 - -

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 St Albans with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
St Albans
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in St Albans - 10.71% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
St Albans median daily rate - £450 £450
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
St Albans median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.08 £20.94
% change year-on-year +24.17% -42.29%  

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