The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for SQL Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 24 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 2012
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 - 28
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.27% - 3.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.69% - 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year - +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +31.94% +7.46%  

SQL Server 2012 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 Watford with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 26 26 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 16.46% 18.98% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 12
Median daily rate £350 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012 in Watford

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Watford.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 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 Watford region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) VMware