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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 25 18 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 22 27 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.63% 7.38% 12.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.60% 50.00% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 33
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £272 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £349 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.28% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.10 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-9.65% +1.90%
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
57 54 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.58% 14.75% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 43 52
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £9.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% -77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 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 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing SQL Server 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.

1 23 (65.71%) SQL
2 17 (48.57%) ETL
3 16 (45.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (37.14%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (34.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (31.43%) Oracle
8 10 (28.57%) T-SQL
8 10 (28.57%) .NET
9 9 (25.71%) C#
9 9 (25.71%) SAP
9 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
9 9 (25.71%) SAP Data Services
10 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (22.86%) MySQL
10 8 (22.86%) Finance
11 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
12 6 (17.14%) Degree
12 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (17.14%) Windows
12 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
12 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
12 6 (17.14%) Change Management
13 5 (14.29%) jQuery
14 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
14 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
14 4 (11.43%) Dynamics AX
14 4 (11.43%) Scrum

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing SQL Server 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (34.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (25.71%) SAP Data Services
4 8 (22.86%) MySQL
4 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (5.71%) Data Mining
8 2 (5.71%) QlikView
8 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (2.86%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.86%) NUnit
1 1 (2.86%) Subversion
1 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Advertising
2 3 (8.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.71%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Administrator
2 6 (17.14%) Data Administrator
2 6 (17.14%) SAP Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Data Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) SQL BI Developer
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) BizTalk Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 3 (8.57%) ETL Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) SAP Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Service Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) SSIS Developer
5 3 (8.57%) SSRS Developer
5 3 (8.57%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) .NET
2 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (14.29%) jQuery
4 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
4 4 (11.43%) CSS
4 4 (11.43%) HTML
5 3 (8.57%) MDX
6 2 (5.71%) XML
7 1 (2.86%) Ajax
7 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.86%) LINQ
7 1 (2.86%) WCF
7 1 (2.86%) Web Services
7 1 (2.86%) WPF
7 1 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.86%) Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) ETL
2 13 (37.14%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.14%) Change Management
4 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
4 4 (11.43%) Scrum
5 3 (8.57%) Analytics
5 3 (8.57%) ETL Development
5 3 (8.57%) MVC
5 3 (8.57%) Project Management
5 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.71%) Data Validation
6 2 (5.71%) ERP
6 2 (5.71%) Predictive Analytics
6 2 (5.71%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.71%) Validation
6 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.86%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) SQL
2 10 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 9 (25.71%) C#
4 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.71%) X++
7 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (31.43%) Oracle
3 9 (25.71%) SAP
4 2 (5.71%) JD Edwards
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