Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for SQL Server 2016 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2016 over the 6 months to 14 August 2018 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 2016
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 - 34
Rank change year-on-year - +34 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 9 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.69% - 0.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.64% - 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Watford median daily rate £394 - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £394 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £17.50 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 - -

SQL Server 2016 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 66 74 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 19.70% 21.96% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 46 21
Watford median daily rate £400 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% -
10th Percentile £178 £253 £213
90th Percentile £550 £575 £500
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £20.99 £23.25 £12.08
% change year-on-year -9.74% +92.47% -18.65%

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing SQL Server 2016 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2016 in Watford

SQL Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in Watford.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2016 in Watford

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2016 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) T-SQL
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (55.56%) ETL
5 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (44.44%) Migration
6 4 (44.44%) Data Migration
6 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (33.33%) Data Integration
7 3 (33.33%) SaaS
7 3 (33.33%) Legal
8 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
8 2 (22.22%) SAP
8 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
8 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
8 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
8 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 2 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (22.22%) SSDT
8 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (22.22%) SDLC
8 2 (22.22%) Time Management

SQL Server 2016
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:

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (22.22%) SSDT
8 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (11.11%) dBASE
8 1 (11.11%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) ETL Developer
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL Developer
3 2 (22.22%) DBA
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Tester
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Development DBA
4 1 (11.11%) ETL Tester
4 1 (11.11%) MIS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Report Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) ETL
2 4 (44.44%) Data Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Data Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
4 2 (22.22%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) ETL Development
4 2 (22.22%) Information Management
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) SAP