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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 54 46 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.78% 9.77% 5.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.94% 40.71% 52.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 40 12
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£350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £22.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.94% -17.27%
SQL Server
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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
106 113 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.16% 23.99% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 90 22
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £428 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £47.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 (38.27%) SQL
2 27 (33.33%) .NET
3 26 (32.10%) C#
3 26 (32.10%) Windows
4 25 (30.86%) Microsoft
5 24 (29.63%) Oracle
6 23 (28.40%) Active Directory
7 21 (25.93%) SharePoint
8 20 (24.69%) ASP.NET
9 19 (23.46%) IIS
9 19 (23.46%) JavaScript
10 18 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
11 17 (20.99%) XML
11 17 (20.99%) Linux
11 17 (20.99%) DNS
12 16 (19.75%) VMware
13 15 (18.52%) DHCP
13 15 (18.52%) ITIL
13 15 (18.52%) SOAP
14 14 (17.28%) Red Hat
14 14 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (17.28%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (16.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (16.05%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (16.05%) CMS
15 13 (16.05%) XSLT
16 12 (14.81%) LDAP
16 12 (14.81%) HTML
17 11 (13.58%) MySQL
17 11 (13.58%) Debian

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (25.93%) SharePoint
2 19 (23.46%) IIS
3 18 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (16.05%) CMS
5 10 (12.35%) MS Exchange
5 10 (12.35%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (3.70%) Drupal
9 3 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (3.70%) WordPress
9 3 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (3.70%) JBoss
9 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
10 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
11 1 (1.23%) Node.js
11 1 (1.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Tridion
2 7 (8.64%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (4.94%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.99%) DNS
2 15 (18.52%) DHCP
3 12 (14.81%) LDAP
4 8 (9.88%) Firewall
5 4 (4.94%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (4.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (4.94%) SAN
6 2 (2.47%) Intranet
6 2 (2.47%) LAN
6 2 (2.47%) WAN
6 2 (2.47%) AMQP
7 1 (1.23%) VLAN
7 1 (1.23%) FTP
7 1 (1.23%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) SQL Server 2012
2 13 (16.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (16.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (13.58%) MySQL
4 8 (9.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (6.17%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.94%) EDRMS
7 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.23%) RavenDB
9 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Selenium
2 5 (6.17%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (3.70%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.70%) JIRA
3 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.23%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.23%) NUnit
5 1 (1.23%) Subversion
5 1 (1.23%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (2.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (49.38%) Developer
2 14 (17.28%) .NET Developer
3 10 (12.35%) Analyst
4 9 (11.11%) Sitecore Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Implementation Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) DBA
7 4 (4.94%) Applications Developer
7 4 (4.94%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.94%) SQL DBA
7 4 (4.94%) Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.70%) Administrator
8 3 (3.70%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (33.33%) .NET
2 20 (24.69%) ASP.NET
3 17 (20.99%) XML
4 15 (18.52%) SOAP
5 13 (16.05%) XSLT
6 12 (14.81%) HTML
7 10 (12.35%) CSS
8 8 (9.88%) WCF
8 8 (9.88%) jQuery
9 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (7.41%) HTML5
10 5 (6.17%) CSS3
10 5 (6.17%) .NET Framework
10 5 (6.17%) Web Services
11 4 (4.94%) Entity Framework
11 4 (4.94%) Symfony
12 3 (3.70%) REST
12 3 (3.70%) XHTML
12 3 (3.70%) JSON
12 3 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Clustering
2 4 (4.94%) CLARiiON
3 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.47%) Data Extraction
3 2 (2.47%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.23%) NHS
4 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.23%) Replication
4 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.10%) Windows
2 17 (20.99%) Linux
3 11 (13.58%) Debian
4 7 (8.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.70%) Fedora
7 3 (3.70%) UNIX
8 2 (2.47%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.52%) ITIL
2 14 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (13.58%) MVC
3 11 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (12.35%) Project Management
5 6 (7.41%) Change Management
5 6 (7.41%) ERP
6 5 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.17%) Software Engineering
6 5 (6.17%) Web Development
6 5 (6.17%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.94%) Analytics
7 4 (4.94%) OO
7 4 (4.94%) Data Modelling
7 4 (4.94%) Quality Management
8 3 (3.70%) Workflow
8 3 (3.70%) OOD
8 3 (3.70%) Open Source
9 2 (2.47%) Migration
9 2 (2.47%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.27%) SQL
2 26 (32.10%) C#
3 19 (23.46%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.58%) PowerShell
5 10 (12.35%) T-SQL
6 6 (7.41%) PL/SQL
6 6 (7.41%) Java
7 4 (4.94%) PHP
8 3 (3.70%) Python
8 3 (3.70%) Perl
8 3 (3.70%) C++
9 2 (2.47%) VBScript
9 2 (2.47%) VBA
9 2 (2.47%) Ruby
10 1 (1.23%) Pascal
10 1 (1.23%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (4.94%) CCNA
2 4 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.47%) MCSE
4 1 (1.23%) MCSA
4 1 (1.23%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.23%) CCA
4 1 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.23%) CISSP
System Software
1 23 (28.40%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.88%) Terminal Server
3 6 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (6.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (4.94%) vSphere
6 2 (2.47%) Varnish
7 1 (1.23%) XenApp
7 1 (1.23%) XenServer
7 1 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (2.47%) MOM
3 1 (1.23%) SCCM
3 1 (1.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (30.86%) Microsoft
2 24 (29.63%) Oracle
3 16 (19.75%) VMware
4 14 (17.28%) Red Hat
5 10 (12.35%) Sitecore
6 7 (8.64%) HP
7 6 (7.41%) Dell
7 6 (7.41%) Citrix
8 5 (6.17%) EMC
9 4 (4.94%) Cisco
9 4 (4.94%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.94%) F5
10 3 (3.70%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (3.70%) NetApp
10 3 (3.70%) Veeam
10 3 (3.70%) 3PAR
10 3 (3.70%) IBM
11 2 (2.47%) SAP
11 2 (2.47%) Cognos
11 2 (2.47%) Nintex
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