The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 40 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.34% 2.24% 1.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.76% 13.46% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Average daily rate £275 £220 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+48.13% -8.92%
SQL Server 2008
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
74 52 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.84% 16.61% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 33 24
Average daily rate £400 £256 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.09% -30.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £46.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Cambridge region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Cambridge region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) ETL
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (30.00%) Puppet
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) Private Cloud
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) SAP
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Data Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) DBA
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) SQL BI Developer
2 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Business Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 1 (10.00%) ETL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ETL
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
Cambridge
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