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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 38 37 44
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 3 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.86% 2.43% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.25% 8.82% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Average daily rate
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£365 £256 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-50.69% +30.90%
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
48 102 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.75% 27.57% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 53 50
Average daily rate £285 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 3
Average hourly rate £9.00 £40.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.77% +29.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.60 £35.00 £26.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 17 April 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) Fedora
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) MDX
4 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) SCOM
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) OLAP
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) IBM

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) MDX
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
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