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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 59 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.82% 2.69% 2.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.38% 12.86% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 16
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£388 £323 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% +22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £375 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-26.15% +18.18%
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
137 140 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.77% 20.90% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 40 75
Average daily rate £375 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 7
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +95.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

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
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 24 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 3 £388 +40.90% 1
Huntingdon +7 1 - - 1
Cambridge -3 1 £400 +10.34% 1
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (36.84%) .NET
5 6 (31.58%) C#
5 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (26.32%) jQuery
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (26.32%) CSS
6 5 (26.32%) HTML
6 5 (26.32%) MVC
7 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
7 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco
7 4 (21.05%) HP
7 4 (21.05%) WCF
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
8 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
8 3 (15.79%) Change Control
8 3 (15.79%) Razor View Engine

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
1 3 (15.79%) Wireless
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (10.53%) MySQL
8 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) DBA
2 5 (26.32%) SQL DBA
3 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
4 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
3 5 (26.32%) CSS
3 5 (26.32%) HTML
3 5 (26.32%) jQuery
3 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (21.05%) WCF
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
5 3 (15.79%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (10.53%) CSS3
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (10.53%) Kendo UI
6 2 (10.53%) AutoMapper
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (10.53%) HTML5
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 2 (10.53%) LINQ
6 2 (10.53%) Web Services
6 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) NHS
1 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) MVC
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
2 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (15.79%) Change Control
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Data Management
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) ETL
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Management
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) MCDBA
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.53%) MCITP
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) ARCserve
1 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco
1 4 (21.05%) HP
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Red Gate
4 1 (5.26%) CA
4 1 (5.26%) VMware