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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 22 23 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 27 20 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.00% 5.38% 15.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 30.34% 41.67% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 36
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£325 £369 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% +18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £256 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £438 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
SQL Server
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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
89 48 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.78% 12.90% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 13 49
Average daily rate £350 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £279 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £393 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 57 (81.43%) .NET
2 52 (74.29%) C#
3 31 (44.29%) ASP.NET
4 27 (38.57%) MVC
5 22 (31.43%) HTML
6 20 (28.57%) SQL
6 20 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 19 (27.14%) CSS
8 18 (25.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (22.86%) jQuery
10 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (21.43%) Visual Studio
11 14 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 14 (20.00%) .NET Framework
12 13 (18.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (15.71%) Degree
13 11 (15.71%) Scrum
13 11 (15.71%) AngularJS
14 9 (12.86%) JIRA
14 9 (12.86%) Oracle
15 8 (11.43%) OOP
15 8 (11.43%) TDD
15 8 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (10.00%) Computer Science
16 7 (10.00%) WCF
16 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
16 7 (10.00%) Python
16 7 (10.00%) IIS
17 6 (8.57%) Windows

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 7 (10.00%) IIS
2 4 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.86%) Node.js
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.43%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Office
1 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.43%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) DHCP
1 2 (2.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (8.57%) Big Data
4 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.86%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.43%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.43%) MySQL
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 9 (12.86%) JIRA
3 8 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (7.14%) NUnit
5 3 (4.29%) WiX
5 3 (4.29%) MSTest
5 3 (4.29%) MSBuild
6 2 (2.86%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.43%) Selenium
7 1 (1.43%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.43%) Robotium
7 1 (1.43%) Maven
7 1 (1.43%) JMeter
7 1 (1.43%) Toad
7 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.43%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.43%) WinRunner
7 1 (1.43%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.43%) JUnit
General
1 6 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.14%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (80.00%) Developer
2 27 (38.57%) .NET Developer
3 17 (24.29%) C# Developer
4 14 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (15.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (12.86%) Software Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Python Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Python/Django Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Dynamics AX Developer
10 3 (4.29%) CRM Developer
10 3 (4.29%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Consultant
10 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.29%) SQL Developer
10 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (81.43%) .NET
2 31 (44.29%) ASP.NET
3 22 (31.43%) HTML
4 19 (27.14%) CSS
5 18 (25.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (22.86%) jQuery
7 14 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 11 (15.71%) AngularJS
9 7 (10.00%) WCF
10 6 (8.57%) ADO.NET
10 6 (8.57%) XML
10 6 (8.57%) SVG
10 6 (8.57%) D3.js
10 6 (8.57%) Django
10 6 (8.57%) CSS3
11 5 (7.14%) LINQ
12 4 (5.71%) WPF
12 4 (5.71%) HTML5
13 3 (4.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 3 (4.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.57%) Visualisation
2 6 (8.57%) Kindle
3 2 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.86%) PKI
4 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.43%) RIA
4 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Linux
3 2 (2.86%) UNIX
3 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) MVC
2 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.71%) Scrum
4 8 (11.43%) OOP
4 8 (11.43%) TDD
5 5 (7.14%) Migration
5 5 (7.14%) OO
6 3 (4.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (4.29%) Multithreading
6 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.29%) CRM
6 3 (4.29%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.86%) ITIL
7 2 (2.86%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (2.86%) Web Development
7 2 (2.86%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.86%) Data Mapping
7 2 (2.86%) BDD
7 2 (2.86%) Image Processing
8 1 (1.43%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 52 (74.29%) C#
2 20 (28.57%) SQL
3 14 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.00%) Python
5 5 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.29%) XAML
6 3 (4.29%) Java
6 3 (4.29%) C++
7 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.43%) Groovy
8 1 (1.43%) Korn
8 1 (1.43%) Ruby
8 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) CCA
2 2 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) MCITP
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.43%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) XenApp
1 5 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.86%) XenServer
4 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.43%) vSphere
4 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) SCOM
2 3 (4.29%) SCCM
3 2 (2.86%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.86%) WSUS
3 2 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 20 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.86%) Oracle
3 6 (8.57%) Splunk
4 5 (7.14%) Citrix
5 2 (2.86%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.86%) Symantec
5 2 (2.86%) VMware
6 1 (1.43%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.43%) Perforce
6 1 (1.43%) Cognos
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