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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 33 44 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.92% 12.12% 10.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.38% 45.83% 66.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 22
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£325 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-26.72% +16.00%
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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 96 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.03% 26.45% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 55 33
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £425 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £40.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.77% +47.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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 (45.28%) Microsoft
2 23 (43.40%) SQL
3 18 (33.96%) ITIL
3 18 (33.96%) Windows
3 18 (33.96%) Active Directory
4 17 (32.08%) IIS
5 14 (26.42%) DNS
6 13 (24.53%) Project Management
6 13 (24.53%) Red Hat
6 13 (24.53%) Linux
6 13 (24.53%) SharePoint
7 12 (22.64%) DHCP
7 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (20.75%) VMware
8 11 (20.75%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (20.75%) C#
8 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
9 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
9 10 (18.87%) Debian
10 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (16.98%) Oracle
10 9 (16.98%) LDAP
10 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (15.09%) Tridion
11 8 (15.09%) Terminal Server
11 8 (15.09%) XML
11 8 (15.09%) .NET
12 7 (13.21%) T-SQL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 17 (32.08%) IIS
2 13 (24.53%) SharePoint
3 11 (20.75%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.66%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.66%) CMS
6 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.89%) Node.js
7 1 (1.89%) SAS
7 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Tridion
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) DNS
2 12 (22.64%) DHCP
3 9 (16.98%) LDAP
4 5 (9.43%) Intranet
5 4 (7.55%) Firewall
6 3 (5.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (5.66%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (1.89%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.89%) OLAP
6 1 (1.89%) MySQL
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Subversion
1 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.77%) Selenium
2 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.89%) NUnit
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Developer
2 7 (13.21%) DBA
2 7 (13.21%) SQL DBA
2 7 (13.21%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Implementation Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
4 3 (5.66%) C# Developer
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (5.66%) Systems Support
4 3 (5.66%) Administrator
4 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Project Leader
5 2 (3.77%) Support Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Web Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Business Developer
5 2 (3.77%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (3.77%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) XML
1 8 (15.09%) .NET
2 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
3 5 (9.43%) CSS
4 4 (7.55%) HTML
5 3 (5.66%) WCF
5 3 (5.66%) CSS3
5 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (5.66%) HTML5
5 3 (5.66%) SOAP
5 3 (5.66%) Web Services
6 2 (3.77%) XSLT
6 2 (3.77%) Entity Framework
6 2 (3.77%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (3.77%) jQuery
7 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.89%) LINQ
7 1 (1.89%) WPF
7 1 (1.89%) WF
7 1 (1.89%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Data Extraction
1 3 (5.66%) CLARiiON
2 2 (3.77%) Clustering
2 2 (3.77%) NHS
2 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.96%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Linux
3 10 (18.87%) Debian
4 7 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.66%) Fedora
7 2 (3.77%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.89%) Android
8 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) ITIL
2 13 (24.53%) Project Management
3 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (9.43%) Change Management
5 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.55%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.66%) MVC
6 3 (5.66%) Workflow
7 2 (3.77%) Migration
7 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.89%) Linear Regression
8 1 (1.89%) Software Delivery
8 1 (1.89%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.89%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.89%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (1.89%) Database Security
8 1 (1.89%) Analytics
8 1 (1.89%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) SQL
2 11 (20.75%) C#
2 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
3 7 (13.21%) T-SQL
3 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.66%) VBA
5 2 (3.77%) VBScript
5 2 (3.77%) Ruby
6 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (5.66%) CCNA
2 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.89%) MCSE
3 1 (1.89%) MCSA
3 1 (1.89%) MCDBA
System Software
1 18 (33.96%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.09%) Terminal Server
3 3 (5.66%) vSphere
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.53%) Red Hat
3 11 (20.75%) VMware
4 9 (16.98%) Oracle
5 5 (9.43%) HP
5 5 (9.43%) Dell
6 3 (5.66%) Sitecore
6 3 (5.66%) F5
6 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.66%) Cisco
6 3 (5.66%) IBM
6 3 (5.66%) EMC
7 2 (3.77%) Cognos
7 2 (3.77%) Citrix
7 2 (3.77%) 3PAR
7 2 (3.77%) Veeam
7 2 (3.77%) Nintex
8 1 (1.89%) NetApp
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