The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 45 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 21 31 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.84% 4.43% 4.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.10% 15.05% 22.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 20
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£281 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £355 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% -16.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.60 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.58% +16.66%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

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 Cambridgeshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
116 206 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.68% 29.43% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 74 65
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 £36.25 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.06% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £23.00 £26.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Cambridgeshire region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Cambridgeshire region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough 0 7 £313 +34.40% 5
Cambridge -13 4 £275 - 6
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008.

1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (40.00%) SQL
2 14 (40.00%) Windows
3 13 (37.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (34.29%) .NET
5 11 (31.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (25.71%) T-SQL
7 9 (25.71%) C#
7 9 (25.71%) ITIL
7 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (22.86%) Intranet
8 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
8 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
9 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 7 (20.00%) Firewall
9 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
9 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
10 6 (17.14%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (17.14%) Change Control
10 6 (17.14%) Wireless
10 6 (17.14%) MVC
10 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (17.14%) Project Management
10 6 (17.14%) HP
10 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 5 (14.29%) CMS
4 4 (11.43%) Apache Solr
5 3 (8.57%) IIS
5 3 (8.57%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (5.71%) Apache Pig
7 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (2.86%) Umbraco
7 1 (2.86%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Tridion
1 5 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.71%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Intranet
2 7 (20.00%) Firewall
3 6 (17.14%) Wireless
4 3 (8.57%) LAN
4 3 (8.57%) WAN
4 3 (8.57%) SAN
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (37.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (31.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (8.57%) Hadoop
8 2 (5.71%) Apache Hive
8 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
8 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
8 2 (5.71%) OLAP
8 2 (5.71%) MySQL
8 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (5.71%) DTS
8 2 (5.71%) Data Mining
9 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (2.86%) EDRMS
9 1 (2.86%) ROLAP
9 1 (2.86%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.43%) TeamCity
2 4 (11.43%) MSBuild
2 4 (11.43%) JIRA
2 4 (11.43%) Subversion
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.86%) NUnit
5 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.86%) Moq
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 5 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Systems Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Systems Support
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Project Leader
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Project Leader
6 2 (5.71%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
3 5 (14.29%) CSS
3 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (11.43%) XML
5 2 (5.71%) WCF
5 2 (5.71%) Web Services
6 1 (2.86%) HTML
6 1 (2.86%) WPF
6 1 (2.86%) LINQ
6 1 (2.86%) jQuery
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.86%) MDX
6 1 (2.86%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (17.14%) Change Control
2 6 (17.14%) MVC
2 6 (17.14%) Project Management
2 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
3 5 (14.29%) ERP
3 5 (14.29%) Migration
3 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
5 3 (8.57%) TDD
5 3 (8.57%) Network Management
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.71%) MapReduce
6 2 (5.71%) Load Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Content Management
6 2 (5.71%) CRM
6 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) T-SQL
2 9 (25.71%) C#
3 6 (17.14%) Java
3 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.86%) VB
5 1 (2.86%) Delphi
5 1 (2.86%) Pascal
5 1 (2.86%) VB6
5 1 (2.86%) X++
5 1 (2.86%) Groovy
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) ARCserve
2 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) HP
2 6 (17.14%) Cisco
3 3 (8.57%) JD Edwards
3 3 (8.57%) Citrix
3 3 (8.57%) CA
4 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) NetApp
5 1 (2.86%) Altiris
5 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.86%) Riverbed
5 1 (2.86%) Exinda
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Salt
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + immediate start
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salt
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + immediate start
Posted: 6 days ago
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Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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