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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 29 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 16 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.29% 7.35% 7.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.62% 44.23% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 16
Average daily rate £286 £288 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.43% -24.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £180 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.57% -4.36%
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
74 52 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.84% 16.61% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 33 24
Average daily rate £400 £256 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.09% -30.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £46.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 24 (54.55%) SQL
2 14 (31.82%) .NET
2 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (29.55%) C#
3 13 (29.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (20.45%) MVC
7 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (20.45%) T-SQL
8 8 (18.18%) Web Services
8 8 (18.18%) XML
8 8 (18.18%) ETL
9 7 (15.91%) XSLT
9 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
9 7 (15.91%) Windows
9 7 (15.91%) Degree
10 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (13.64%) Oracle
10 6 (13.64%) Finance
10 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
11 5 (11.36%) Project Management
11 5 (11.36%) SAP
11 5 (11.36%) HTML
11 5 (11.36%) WCF
11 5 (11.36%) jQuery

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 4 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) Node.js
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) JBoss
3 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (29.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (9.09%) MySQL
6 4 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (2.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) .NET Developer
3 7 (15.91%) SQL Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.09%) BizTalk Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Data Administrator
5 4 (9.09%) SAP Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) DBA
6 3 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) ETL Developer
6 3 (6.82%) SQL BI Developer
6 3 (6.82%) SQL DBA
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (6.82%) T-SQL Developer
7 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) .NET
2 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 8 (18.18%) Web Services
3 8 (18.18%) XML
4 7 (15.91%) XSLT
5 5 (11.36%) HTML
5 5 (11.36%) jQuery
5 5 (11.36%) WCF
6 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.82%) CSS
6 3 (6.82%) MDX
6 3 (6.82%) UDDI
7 2 (4.55%) HTML5
7 2 (4.55%) RESTful
7 2 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.27%) Entity Framework
8 1 (2.27%) REST
8 1 (2.27%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.82%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) CMDB
4 1 (2.27%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.27%) Life Science
4 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) Linux
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (20.45%) MVC
3 8 (18.18%) ETL
4 5 (11.36%) Project Management
5 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.82%) Data Analysis
5 3 (6.82%) DevOps
5 3 (6.82%) High Availability
5 3 (6.82%) OO
5 3 (6.82%) TDD
5 3 (6.82%) Web Development
6 2 (4.55%) Analytics
6 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) Business Analytics
6 2 (4.55%) CRM
6 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.55%) ETL Development
6 2 (4.55%) OOD
6 2 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (54.55%) SQL
2 13 (29.55%) C#
3 9 (20.45%) T-SQL
4 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.82%) Java
6 1 (2.27%) C
6 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.82%) Puppet
2 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle
3 5 (11.36%) SAP
4 3 (6.82%) VMware
5 1 (2.27%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
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