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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 42 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.56% 0.29% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.39% 1.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.13 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+29.61% -7.14%
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
59 78 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.62% 22.67% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 19 62
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 5
Average hourly rate - £43.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +116.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%

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 31 October 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (80.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (40.00%) Kendo UI
4 2 (40.00%) AutoMapper
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
1 4 (80.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (40.00%) Kendo UI
2 2 (40.00%) AutoMapper
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) MCDBA
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Red Gate
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle