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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 24 38 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.87% 7.85% 5.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.17% 35.85% 29.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 23
Median daily rate £350 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £269 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £465 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.52 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+26.90% +40.08%
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
77 106 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 25.25% 21.90% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 65 66
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £268 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.77% +49.11%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 35 (63.64%) SQL
2 29 (52.73%) Microsoft
3 27 (49.09%) .NET
4 25 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 22 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 22 (40.00%) C#
6 20 (36.36%) JavaScript
7 16 (29.09%) Windows
7 16 (29.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (27.27%) .NET Framework
9 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (25.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (23.64%) Oracle
11 12 (21.82%) MVC
11 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (20.00%) Web Development
12 11 (20.00%) jQuery
12 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (20.00%) IIS
12 11 (20.00%) HTML
12 11 (20.00%) Visual Studio
13 10 (18.18%) CSS
13 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
14 8 (14.55%) Scrum
14 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (14.55%) ITIL
14 8 (14.55%) PL/SQL
14 8 (14.55%) AngularJS

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 11 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 11 (20.00%) IIS
2 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
3 6 (10.91%) CMS
4 5 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (5.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.82%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.82%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.45%) Office 365
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) DHCP
1 5 (9.09%) DNS
2 3 (5.45%) LAN
2 3 (5.45%) WAN
3 2 (3.64%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (25.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database
5 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (9.09%) MySQL
7 3 (5.45%) Data Mining
7 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (5.45%) QlikView
7 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.82%) OLAP
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.82%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.09%) TeamCity
3 4 (7.27%) Subversion
4 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.45%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.82%) MSTest
5 1 (1.82%) Selenium
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Advertising
3 2 (3.64%) Back Office
3 2 (3.64%) Front Office
3 2 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (58.18%) Developer
2 18 (32.73%) .NET Developer
3 10 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Web Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.27%) DBA
8 3 (5.45%) Administrator
8 3 (5.45%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.45%) Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Leader
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (49.09%) .NET
2 25 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 15 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (20.00%) HTML
5 11 (20.00%) jQuery
6 10 (18.18%) CSS
7 8 (14.55%) AngularJS
8 7 (12.73%) RESTful
9 6 (10.91%) XML
10 5 (9.09%) JSF
11 4 (7.27%) REST
11 4 (7.27%) SOAP
11 4 (7.27%) Web Services
12 3 (5.45%) Ajax
12 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (5.45%) Node.js
13 2 (3.64%) Classic ASP
13 2 (3.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.64%) iPad
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Clustering
3 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.45%) Mac OS
3 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.45%) Windows 8
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.82%) MVC
3 11 (20.00%) Web Development
4 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (14.55%) ITIL
4 8 (14.55%) Scrum
5 7 (12.73%) SOA
6 6 (10.91%) API Design
7 5 (9.09%) OO
8 4 (7.27%) Data Management
8 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.45%) Content Management
9 3 (5.45%) ERP
9 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.45%) Reverse Engineering
10 2 (3.64%) ETL
10 2 (3.64%) Project Management
10 2 (3.64%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (63.64%) SQL
2 22 (40.00%) C#
2 22 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 20 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.55%) PL/SQL
5 6 (10.91%) Java
5 6 (10.91%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.27%) VBA
7 3 (5.45%) PHP
7 3 (5.45%) VBScript
8 2 (3.64%) Perl
8 2 (3.64%) Python
8 2 (3.64%) Ruby
8 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.45%) CCNA
3 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (5.45%) MCSA
4 1 (1.82%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.82%) MCSE
4 1 (1.82%) OCP
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) Terminal Server
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) SCCM
2 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.64%) Puppet
3 1 (1.82%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 29 (52.73%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.64%) Oracle
3 5 (9.09%) Sitecore
4 4 (7.27%) Cognos
4 4 (7.27%) VMware
5 3 (5.45%) Cisco
5 3 (5.45%) Citrix
5 3 (5.45%) JD Edwards
6 2 (3.64%) HP
7 1 (1.82%) Google
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £145.00 - £165.00 per day + NONE
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