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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 51 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.51% 0.25% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.22% 0.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£364 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +27.27%
SQL Server 2012
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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
97 102 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.91% 25.06% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 78 23
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £435 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 3 July 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) IIS
5 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (30.00%) HP
6 3 (30.00%) Dell
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (30.00%) IBM
6 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) Clustering
6 3 (30.00%) Fedora
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (20.00%) Firewall
7 2 (20.00%) MVC
7 2 (20.00%) .NET
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (20.00%) C#
7 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (20.00%) EDRMS

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (40.00%) IIS
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) CMS
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) VLAN
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) IPv4
2 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (20.00%) EDRMS
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Project Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) WPF
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Fedora
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) TDD
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) Database Security
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Dell
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (10.00%) Veeam