The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Cambridge region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 34 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.47% 0.26% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.91% 1.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate £256 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
101 75 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.67% 19.43% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 47 63
Average daily rate £298 £300 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 4
Average hourly rate £40.50 £31.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.60% -10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2012
Cambridgeshire

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 28 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) MVC
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 4 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (40.00%) CSS3
4 4 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
4 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (10.00%) PowerPivot
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (10.00%) Tableau
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) MySQL
5 1 (10.00%) SQL

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) DBA
6 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
1 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 4 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (40.00%) CSS3
3 4 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Tableau
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) TIBCO