The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 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 2012 over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 51 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.01% 0.63% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.55% 3.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £21.75 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+70.29% -31.49%
SQL Server 2012
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
110 100 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.31% 21.10% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 83 15
Average daily rate £370 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -2.16%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) VMware
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (50.00%) SQL
6 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
6 5 (41.67%) Oracle
6 5 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 4 (33.33%) IIS
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (33.33%) Clustering
7 4 (33.33%) Firewall
7 4 (33.33%) Citrix
7 4 (33.33%) EDRMS
8 3 (25.00%) Fedora
8 3 (25.00%) HP
8 3 (25.00%) Dell
8 3 (25.00%) IBM
8 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
9 2 (16.67%) High Availability
9 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (16.67%) DNS
9 2 (16.67%) DHCP
9 2 (16.67%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
1 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) FTP
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) IPv4
3 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (33.33%) EDRMS
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) DBA
2 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Server Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (8.33%) WPF
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) UDDI
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Fedora
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (8.33%) Database Security
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) MVC
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) MCDBA
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (25.00%) IBM
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) Veeam