Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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 2012
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 39 37
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.91% 0.70% 0.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.51% 2.94% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Watford median daily rate £375 - £413
10th Percentile £363 - £406
90th Percentile £388 - £419
Hertfordshire median daily rate £538 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +53.57% -6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 114 68 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 25.91% 23.86% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 24 10
Watford median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -1.64%
10th Percentile £293 £224 £325
90th Percentile £580 £538 £425
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £19.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.25 £28.54 £15.00
% change year-on-year -36.05% +90.27% -25.00%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing SQL Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

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 18 November 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) RedGate
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Data Security
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) OLAP

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) OLAP
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) RedGate