The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Cambridge region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 45 43 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.33% 11.14% 13.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.55% 57.33% 54.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 36
Average daily rate £300 £300 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £313 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £25.88
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.19%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
101 75 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.67% 19.43% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 47 63
Average daily rate £298 £300 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 4
Average hourly rate £40.50 £31.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.60% -10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server
Cambridgeshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 30 (45.45%) C#
1 30 (45.45%) .NET
2 27 (40.91%) ASP.NET
3 24 (36.36%) SQL
4 19 (28.79%) MVC
5 18 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (24.24%) HTML
6 16 (24.24%) CSS
6 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
7 15 (22.73%) Oracle
8 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 11 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 11 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 10 (15.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (15.15%) jQuery
10 9 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (13.64%) XenApp
10 9 (13.64%) MS Exchange
10 9 (13.64%) Windows
10 9 (13.64%) Finance
10 9 (13.64%) VMware
11 8 (12.12%) Backup Exec
11 8 (12.12%) SAN
11 8 (12.12%) Linux
11 8 (12.12%) XML
11 8 (12.12%) IIS
11 8 (12.12%) T-SQL
11 8 (12.12%) SharePoint 2010

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 9 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (13.64%) MS Exchange
3 8 (12.12%) IIS
3 8 (12.12%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (7.58%) Apache
5 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.52%) Node.js
7 1 (1.52%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Office
2 1 (1.52%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) SAN
2 7 (10.61%) Firewall
3 6 (9.09%) FTP
4 2 (3.03%) Intranet
4 2 (3.03%) DNS
4 2 (3.03%) DHCP
5 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (15.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (7.58%) MySQL
5 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.52%) RavenDB
8 1 (1.52%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.55%) NUnit
2 3 (4.55%) Subversion
2 3 (4.55%) MSTest
2 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.52%) Selenium
3 1 (1.52%) JIRA
3 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.52%) WiX
3 1 (1.52%) Robotium
3 1 (1.52%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.52%) JUnit
3 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.52%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.52%) JMeter
3 1 (1.52%) WinRunner
3 1 (1.52%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Legal
3 2 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (51.52%) Developer
2 15 (22.73%) .NET Developer
3 12 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 12 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (13.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Administrator
7 6 (9.09%) SharePoint Administrator
8 5 (7.58%) Wintel Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Wintel Systems Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Senior Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Consultant
10 3 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Analyst
11 2 (3.03%) Architect
11 2 (3.03%) Business Analyst
11 2 (3.03%) Programmer
11 2 (3.03%) Software Engineer
11 2 (3.03%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (45.45%) .NET
2 27 (40.91%) ASP.NET
3 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (24.24%) HTML
3 16 (24.24%) CSS
4 10 (15.15%) jQuery
5 8 (12.12%) XML
5 8 (12.12%) .NET Framework
6 7 (10.61%) CSS3
6 7 (10.61%) Web Services
7 5 (7.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (7.58%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 5 (7.58%) HTML5
8 4 (6.06%) J2EE
8 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 4 (6.06%) WCF
8 4 (6.06%) WPF
8 4 (6.06%) LINQ
9 3 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
1 2 (3.03%) PKI
2 1 (1.52%) RIA
2 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.52%) New Media
2 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.52%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.64%) Windows
2 8 (12.12%) Linux
3 5 (7.58%) UNIX
4 3 (4.55%) Solaris
5 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.03%) Mac OS
5 2 (3.03%) Android
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.52%) CentOS
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.79%) MVC
2 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
4 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (10.61%) Migration
5 6 (9.09%) OO
5 6 (9.09%) ITIL
5 6 (9.09%) TDD
6 4 (6.06%) Scrum
6 4 (6.06%) CRM
6 4 (6.06%) OOP
7 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.03%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.03%) SOA
8 2 (3.03%) ETL
8 2 (3.03%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.03%) Data Mapping
8 2 (3.03%) BDD
8 2 (3.03%) Kanban
8 2 (3.03%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (45.45%) C#
2 24 (36.36%) SQL
3 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.12%) T-SQL
5 6 (9.09%) Java
6 4 (6.06%) Perl
7 3 (4.55%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.55%) PHP
8 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.03%) VBScript
8 2 (3.03%) VBA
8 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.03%) PHP5
8 2 (3.03%) Ruby
9 1 (1.52%) Korn
9 1 (1.52%) Groovy
9 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.52%) Python
9 1 (1.52%) XAML
9 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (1.52%) CCNP
1 1 (1.52%) CCNA
1 1 (1.52%) CCA
1 1 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (1.52%) CISSP
1 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 11 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.64%) XenApp
3 3 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.52%) vSphere
4 1 (1.52%) XenServer
4 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) Backup Exec
2 6 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (3.03%) SCOM
3 2 (3.03%) WSUS
4 1 (1.52%) SCCM
4 1 (1.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.73%) Oracle
3 9 (13.64%) VMware
4 6 (9.09%) NetApp
4 6 (9.09%) Cisco
4 6 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 6 (9.09%) HP
5 4 (6.06%) Cognos
5 4 (6.06%) Citrix
6 3 (4.55%) Sybase
6 3 (4.55%) Sun
7 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.03%) Symantec
7 2 (3.03%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.52%) Tableau
8 1 (1.52%) Perforce
8 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago