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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 21 20 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.62% 7.43% 13.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.38% 44.44% 56.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 43
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£350 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £333 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.74% +7.27%
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
52 45 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.40% 16.73% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 62
Average daily rate £285 £348 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.98% +12.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £23.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -33.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 22 (61.11%) SQL
2 16 (44.44%) C#
2 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 15 (41.67%) .NET
3 15 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (27.78%) T-SQL
5 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 8 (22.22%) Web Services
5 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (16.67%) Project Management
6 6 (16.67%) HTML
6 6 (16.67%) jQuery
6 6 (16.67%) Data Extraction
6 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (13.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (13.89%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (13.89%) Information Management
7 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (13.89%) CSS
7 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (11.11%) MVC
8 4 (11.11%) Intranet
8 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 4 (11.11%) ITIL
8 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 4 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.78%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.78%) MySQL
6 1 (2.78%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.78%) Moq
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) NUnit
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) .NET Developer
3 5 (13.89%) DBA
3 5 (13.89%) SQL DBA
4 4 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Architect
4 4 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Systems Support
5 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Project Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) .NET
2 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 8 (22.22%) Web Services
3 6 (16.67%) HTML
3 6 (16.67%) jQuery
4 5 (13.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (13.89%) CSS
5 3 (8.33%) WCF
5 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.56%) SOAP
6 2 (5.56%) XML
6 2 (5.56%) LINQ
6 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.78%) Ajax
7 1 (2.78%) MDX
7 1 (2.78%) EDI
7 1 (2.78%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Data Extraction
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.67%) Project Management
3 5 (13.89%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (13.89%) Information Management
4 4 (11.11%) MVC
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.33%) Scrum
6 2 (5.56%) Quality Management
6 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.56%) BPEL
6 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.56%) Data Management
6 2 (5.56%) Data Architecture
6 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.56%) Master Data Management
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) SQL
2 16 (44.44%) C#
3 10 (27.78%) T-SQL
4 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) Groovy
5 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
1 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
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