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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 34 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.25% 0.36% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.51% 1.61% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.25 -
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
47 62 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.69% 22.14% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 30 53
Average daily rate £275 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Average hourly rate - £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.56%

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
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 27 February 2015.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Clustering
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
1 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) OLAP
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) MDX
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
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