The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 36 52 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.06% 10.34% 10.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.73% 47.27% 43.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 40 40
Median daily rate £338 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £413 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -
SQL Server
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
110 110 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.73% 21.87% 23.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 83 84
Median daily rate £418 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -63.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% +12.50%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Cambridge region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Cambridge region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 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.

1 36 (60.00%) SQL
2 28 (46.67%) .NET
3 27 (45.00%) ASP.NET
3 27 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 24 (40.00%) C#
5 20 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 20 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 18 (30.00%) Oracle
6 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (26.67%) Windows
7 16 (26.67%) .NET Framework
8 15 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (23.33%) ETL
10 13 (21.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (20.00%) Degree
12 11 (18.33%) jQuery
12 11 (18.33%) Scrum
12 11 (18.33%) CSS
12 11 (18.33%) MySQL
12 11 (18.33%) HTML
13 9 (15.00%) MVC
13 9 (15.00%) PL/SQL
13 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
13 9 (15.00%) SAP
13 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
13 9 (15.00%) SAP Data Services
14 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (13.33%) SharePoint

SQL Server
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 8 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.67%) IIS
3 4 (6.67%) CMS
4 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.67%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.67%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) DHCP
1 3 (5.00%) DNS
1 3 (5.00%) LAN
1 3 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (21.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (18.33%) MySQL
5 9 (15.00%) SAP Data Services
6 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (10.00%) Relational Database
8 5 (8.33%) Data Mining
8 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database
8 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (6.67%) QlikView
9 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.67%) OLAP
11 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (1.67%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.67%) TeamCity
3 3 (5.00%) Subversion
4 2 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.67%) MSTest
5 1 (1.67%) NUnit
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Advertising
3 3 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.33%) Back Office
4 2 (3.33%) Front Office
4 2 (3.33%) Legal
4 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Electronics
5 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (50.00%) Developer
2 17 (28.33%) .NET Developer
3 10 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 9 (15.00%) Administrator
5 7 (11.67%) Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) Data Administrator
6 6 (10.00%) SAP Administrator
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Web Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Architect
8 4 (6.67%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Technical Leader
9 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Data Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Java Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Oracle Consultant
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Service Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (46.67%) .NET
2 27 (45.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (26.67%) .NET Framework
4 11 (18.33%) CSS
4 11 (18.33%) HTML
4 11 (18.33%) jQuery
5 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (11.67%) AngularJS
7 6 (10.00%) RESTful
8 5 (8.33%) JSF
9 4 (6.67%) REST
9 4 (6.67%) SOAP
9 4 (6.67%) XML
10 3 (5.00%) Ajax
10 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (5.00%) Web Services
11 2 (3.33%) Node.js
11 2 (3.33%) React
12 1 (1.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) iPad
3 2 (3.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.67%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Mac OS
2 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (5.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.67%) Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Unix
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (23.33%) ETL
3 11 (18.33%) Scrum
4 9 (15.00%) MVC
5 7 (11.67%) SOA
5 7 (11.67%) Web Development
6 6 (10.00%) API Design
6 6 (10.00%) Change Management
7 5 (8.33%) ITIL
7 5 (8.33%) OO
8 4 (6.67%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.67%) Data Management
8 4 (6.67%) ERP
8 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.00%) Content Management
9 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.00%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (60.00%) SQL
2 24 (40.00%) C#
3 20 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 20 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 9 (15.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (8.33%) Java
6 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.00%) VBA
6 3 (5.00%) VBScript
7 2 (3.33%) X++
8 1 (1.67%) C
8 1 (1.67%) Perl
8 1 (1.67%) PHP
8 1 (1.67%) Python
8 1 (1.67%) Ruby
8 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) CCNA
2 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (5.00%) MCSA
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (30.00%) Oracle
3 9 (15.00%) SAP
4 4 (6.67%) JD Edwards
5 3 (5.00%) Cisco
5 3 (5.00%) Citrix
5 3 (5.00%) Cognos
5 3 (5.00%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.67%) HP
6 1 (1.67%) VMware
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