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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 29 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.42% 6.80% 6.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.03% 30.43% 35.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 16
Median daily rate £313 £365 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.38% -5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £277 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+0.35% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -69.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.44 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+37.57% +6.00%
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
63 92 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.45% 22.33% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 52 37
Median daily rate £400 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.31% +7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -69.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 39 (65.00%) SQL
2 28 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 27 (45.00%) .NET
4 21 (35.00%) C#
4 21 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 17 (28.33%) ASP.NET
6 15 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 15 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (20.00%) jQuery
8 12 (20.00%) Windows
9 11 (18.33%) HTML
9 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
9 11 (18.33%) Web Development
9 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (16.67%) AngularJS
10 10 (16.67%) Java
10 10 (16.67%) Web Services
11 9 (15.00%) Oracle
11 9 (15.00%) Finance
11 9 (15.00%) MVC
11 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (13.33%) CSS
13 7 (11.67%) IIS
13 7 (11.67%) ITIL
13 7 (11.67%) Linux
13 7 (11.67%) BizTalk Server

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 7 (11.67%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (11.67%) IIS
2 3 (5.00%) CMS
2 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.67%) SAS
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) DHCP
1 3 (5.00%) DNS
2 2 (3.33%) LDAP
3 1 (1.67%) LAN
3 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (10.00%) MySQL
5 6 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
7 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
8 3 (5.00%) QlikView
9 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (3.33%) DTS
9 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
9 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (3.33%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Jenkins
1 7 (11.67%) Selenium
2 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (6.67%) Subversion
5 2 (3.33%) JMeter
5 2 (3.33%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.33%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.67%) JUnit
6 1 (1.67%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.67%) NUnit
6 1 (1.67%) RSpec
6 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Advertising
3 3 (5.00%) Electronics
3 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.00%) Marketing
3 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.33%) Back Office
4 2 (3.33%) Front Office
5 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (63.33%) Developer
2 16 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 12 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 11 (18.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) DBA
6 5 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.33%) SQL Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Administrator
8 3 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.00%) Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Python Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (45.00%) .NET
2 17 (28.33%) ASP.NET
3 12 (20.00%) jQuery
4 11 (18.33%) HTML
5 10 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 10 (16.67%) Web Services
6 8 (13.33%) CSS
7 7 (11.67%) .NET Framework
7 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (10.00%) RESTful
8 6 (10.00%) WCF
8 6 (10.00%) XML
9 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (8.33%) HTML5
9 5 (8.33%) JSF
9 5 (8.33%) Node.js
10 4 (6.67%) REST
11 3 (5.00%) Ajax
11 3 (5.00%) Flask
11 3 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.33%) Clustering
2 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Windows
2 7 (11.67%) Linux
3 4 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (3.33%) Unix
6 1 (1.67%) Android
6 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.33%) Web Development
3 9 (15.00%) MVC
4 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (11.67%) ITIL
6 6 (10.00%) Scrum
6 6 (10.00%) TDD
7 5 (8.33%) BDD
7 5 (8.33%) ERP
7 5 (8.33%) ETL
8 4 (6.67%) Data Management
8 4 (6.67%) Service Design
9 3 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (5.00%) OO
9 3 (5.00%) Programme Management
10 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (3.33%) Project Management
10 2 (3.33%) SOA
10 2 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (65.00%) SQL
2 21 (35.00%) C#
2 21 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 10 (16.67%) Java
5 6 (10.00%) PHP
5 6 (10.00%) Python
6 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 4 (6.67%) VBA
8 3 (5.00%) Ruby
9 2 (3.33%) Perl
9 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.67%) C++
10 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.33%) MCDBA
3 2 (3.33%) MCSE
3 2 (3.33%) OCP
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.67%) CCNA
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) Docker
2 2 (3.33%) Terminal Server
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Data Guard
1 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) Oracle
3 4 (6.67%) JD Edwards
3 4 (6.67%) VMware
4 3 (5.00%) HP
4 3 (5.00%) SAP
4 3 (5.00%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.33%) Cognos
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco
6 1 (1.67%) Citrix
6 1 (1.67%) Google
6 1 (1.67%) Teradata
6 1 (1.67%) webMethods
6 1 (1.67%) Xamarin
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