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 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 13 28 20
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 29 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.41% 4.19% 6.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.62% 20.00% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 16
Median daily rate £350 £365 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £253 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £421 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.45 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.53% -10.00%

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
65 70 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.84% 20.96% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 43 28
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £550
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
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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, 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 30 (60.00%) SQL
2 26 (52.00%) .NET
2 26 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (34.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (32.00%) C#
5 14 (28.00%) HTML
6 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (26.00%) jQuery
7 12 (24.00%) Oracle
7 12 (24.00%) ASP.NET
7 12 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (22.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (22.00%) Web Development
8 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (20.00%) Selenium
9 10 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 10 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 10 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 10 (20.00%) Java
9 10 (20.00%) T-SQL
10 9 (18.00%) PHP
10 9 (18.00%) Windows
10 9 (18.00%) TDD
10 9 (18.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (18.00%) Node.js
10 9 (18.00%) Git (software)
10 9 (18.00%) HTML5
11 8 (16.00%) Cucumber
11 8 (16.00%) BDD
11 8 (16.00%) RESTful

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 6 (12.00%) IIS
2 5 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.00%) CMS
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.00%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) LDAP
2 2 (4.00%) DHCP
2 2 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (2.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.00%) NAS
3 1 (2.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 9 (18.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (12.00%) MySQL
6 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (8.00%) MongoDB
8 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
8 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
10 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (4.00%) DTS
10 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
11 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 10 (20.00%) Selenium
2 9 (18.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (16.00%) Cucumber
4 7 (14.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (14.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (14.00%) Subversion
5 2 (4.00%) JMeter
5 2 (4.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.00%) JUnit
6 1 (2.00%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.00%) NUnit
6 1 (2.00%) RSpec
6 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Advertising
3 3 (6.00%) Electronics
3 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.00%) Marketing
3 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (68.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (18.00%) C# Developer
4 8 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Web Developer
6 5 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (10.00%) PHP Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Web Developer
7 4 (8.00%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Cloud Developer
8 3 (6.00%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Python Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Senior PHP Web Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (52.00%) .NET
2 14 (28.00%) HTML
3 13 (26.00%) jQuery
4 12 (24.00%) ASP.NET
5 10 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 9 (18.00%) HTML5
6 9 (18.00%) Node.js
7 8 (16.00%) CSS
7 8 (16.00%) RESTful
7 8 (16.00%) Web Services
8 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (12.00%) WCF
10 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
11 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (8.00%) REST
12 3 (6.00%) Django
12 3 (6.00%) Entity Framework
12 3 (6.00%) Flask
12 3 (6.00%) JSON
12 3 (6.00%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Clustering
2 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.00%) Life Science
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Linux
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.00%) Unix
5 1 (2.00%) Android
5 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (22.00%) Web Development
4 9 (18.00%) TDD
5 8 (16.00%) BDD
5 8 (16.00%) MVC
5 8 (16.00%) Scrum
6 7 (14.00%) Service Design
7 6 (12.00%) ITIL
8 5 (10.00%) ETL
9 3 (6.00%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (6.00%) ERP
9 3 (6.00%) High Availability
9 3 (6.00%) Programme Management
10 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (4.00%) Load Testing
10 2 (4.00%) Manual Testing
10 2 (4.00%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (60.00%) SQL
2 17 (34.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (32.00%) C#
4 10 (20.00%) Java
4 10 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 9 (18.00%) PHP
6 6 (12.00%) Python
7 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (6.00%) Ruby
9 2 (4.00%) Perl
9 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.00%) C++
10 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) MCDBA
2 2 (4.00%) MCSE
2 2 (4.00%) OCP
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) Docker
2 2 (4.00%) Terminal Server
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 26 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.00%) Oracle
3 4 (8.00%) VMware
4 3 (6.00%) HP
4 3 (6.00%) SAP
5 2 (4.00%) JD Edwards
5 2 (4.00%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.00%) Cognos
6 1 (2.00%) Google
6 1 (2.00%) Teradata
6 1 (2.00%) webMethods
6 1 (2.00%) Xamarin
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