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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank - 36 41
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 1.54% 0.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 7.14% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -40.00%

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 70 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.80% 21.54% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 43 31
Median daily rate £425 £400 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +40.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £26.75 - £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) Database Security
5 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) MCSE
5 2 (33.33%) MCDBA
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (33.33%) DTS
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) OCP
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (33.33%) High Availability

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 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (33.33%) DTS
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) DBA
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
1 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SSRS Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Database Security
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) High Availability
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Information Management
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCDBA
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) OCP
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) VMware