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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 22 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 30 45 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.52% 9.62% 10.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.26% 46.88% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 34
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+40.45% -7.00%
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
93 96 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.42% 20.51% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 75 67
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £458 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £8.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -82.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 28 (56.00%) SQL
2 26 (52.00%) .NET
3 25 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 22 (44.00%) C#
5 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
6 18 (36.00%) Oracle
7 17 (34.00%) JavaScript
7 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (32.00%) T-SQL
9 15 (30.00%) .NET Framework
10 14 (28.00%) Windows
10 14 (28.00%) ETL
10 14 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (26.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (22.00%) Scrum
13 11 (22.00%) Degree
13 11 (22.00%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (22.00%) MySQL
14 10 (20.00%) CSS
14 10 (20.00%) HTML
14 10 (20.00%) jQuery
15 9 (18.00%) PL/SQL
15 9 (18.00%) SAP
15 9 (18.00%) SAP Data Services
16 8 (16.00%) MVC
16 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
17 7 (14.00%) SOA
17 7 (14.00%) Visual Studio
17 7 (14.00%) BizTalk Server

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 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (14.00%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (12.00%) IIS
4 3 (6.00%) CMS
4 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (6.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (6.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (2.00%) Alfresco
6 1 (2.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.00%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Office 365
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) DHCP
1 3 (6.00%) DNS
1 3 (6.00%) LAN
1 3 (6.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (26.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (22.00%) MySQL
5 9 (18.00%) SAP Data Services
6 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (10.00%) Data Mining
7 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
8 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (4.00%) QlikView
11 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (2.00%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.00%) Subversion
2 3 (6.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.00%) MSTest
4 1 (2.00%) NUnit
General
1 3 (6.00%) Advertising
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
1 3 (6.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (4.00%) Legal
2 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (58.00%) Developer
2 16 (32.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (22.00%) SQL Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Administrator
5 6 (12.00%) Data Administrator
5 6 (12.00%) SAP Administrator
6 5 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Architect
8 3 (6.00%) BizTalk Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Business Developer
8 3 (6.00%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Data Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Service Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (52.00%) .NET
2 25 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 10 (20.00%) CSS
4 10 (20.00%) HTML
4 10 (20.00%) jQuery
5 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (12.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (12.00%) RESTful
7 4 (8.00%) JSF
7 4 (8.00%) REST
7 4 (8.00%) SOAP
8 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (6.00%) XML
9 2 (4.00%) Ajax
9 2 (4.00%) Node.js
9 2 (4.00%) React
9 2 (4.00%) Web Services
10 1 (2.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.00%) iPad
2 2 (4.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Mac OS
2 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (6.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.00%) ETL
3 11 (22.00%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (22.00%) Scrum
4 8 (16.00%) MVC
5 7 (14.00%) SOA
6 6 (12.00%) API Design
6 6 (12.00%) Change Management
6 6 (12.00%) Web Development
7 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
7 4 (8.00%) OO
8 3 (6.00%) ERP
8 3 (6.00%) ITIL
8 3 (6.00%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.00%) Content Management
9 2 (4.00%) Migration
9 2 (4.00%) Predictive Analytics
9 2 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) SQL
2 22 (44.00%) C#
3 17 (34.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (32.00%) T-SQL
5 9 (18.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.00%) Java
7 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.00%) VBScript
8 2 (4.00%) X++
9 1 (2.00%) C
9 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) CCNA
2 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (6.00%) MCSA
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (36.00%) Oracle
3 9 (18.00%) SAP
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco
4 3 (6.00%) Citrix
4 3 (6.00%) Cognos
4 3 (6.00%) JD Edwards
5 2 (4.00%) Sitecore
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