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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 34 55 54
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 11 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.09% 1.52% 0.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.48% 6.84% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
Median daily rate £300 £281 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £37.04 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+18.79% +64.62%
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
105 117 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 29.49% 22.24% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 76 94
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -63.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +32.00%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) .NET
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
4 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
4 7 (63.64%) Oracle
4 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
4 7 (63.64%) C#
4 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database
5 6 (54.55%) RESTful
5 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (54.55%) API Design
5 6 (54.55%) SOA
5 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
5 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
5 6 (54.55%) Scrum
5 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (45.45%) Degree
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (18.18%) HP
8 2 (18.18%) VMware
8 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
8 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
8 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (9.09%) DTS
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Agile .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) SSRS Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) API Design
1 6 (54.55%) Scrum
1 6 (54.55%) SOA
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Database Security
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Information Management
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
3 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCDBA
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) OCP
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos