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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 41 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 5 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.35% 2.20% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.94% 8.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 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 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £46.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-58.91% +68.18%
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
63 96 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.03% 26.45% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 55 33
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £425 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £40.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.77% +47.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) IIS
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (33.33%) Fedora
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) IBM
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) Dell
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) Clustering
6 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (11.11%) MDX
7 1 (11.11%) Intranet
7 1 (11.11%) EDRMS
7 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (11.11%) TDD
7 1 (11.11%) Retail
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (11.11%) High Availability

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (44.44%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (11.11%) EDRMS
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (11.11%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Implementation Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) MDX
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Fedora
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (11.11%) TDD
1 1 (11.11%) High Availability
1 1 (11.11%) Database Security
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (11.11%) MVC
1 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
1 1 (11.11%) MCDBA
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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