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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 43 37 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.54% 0.95% 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.53% 5.56% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £281 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +31.57%
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
79 54 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.29% 17.09% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 33 23
Average daily rate £400 £285 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £46.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +17.11%

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 8 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
5 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
6 3 (23.08%) UDDI
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) WCF
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) Private Cloud
6 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (23.08%) Puppet
6 3 (23.08%) High Availability
6 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (23.08%) DevOps
7 2 (15.38%) Business Analytics
7 2 (15.38%) Analytics
7 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) BizTalk Developer
2 3 (23.08%) DBA
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) SQL DBA
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Business Data Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Data Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) UDDI
1 3 (23.08%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (23.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (23.08%) DevOps
1 3 (23.08%) High Availability
2 2 (15.38%) Analytics
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analytics
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) CRM
2 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (23.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
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Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago