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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 57 50 38
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 11 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.44% 2.24% 3.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.19% 14.41% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 21
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£325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £375 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -7.14%
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
153 118 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 20.05% 15.57% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 41 60
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £445 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.86% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.50 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.61% +0.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -3.22%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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
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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 +8 6 £338 +8.00% 2
Cambridge -12 2 £348 -5.76% 1
Huntingdon -1 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (59.38%) Windows
3 13 (40.63%) Cisco
3 13 (40.63%) HP
3 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 12 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (34.38%) Firewall
5 11 (34.38%) Wireless
5 11 (34.38%) .NET
5 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
6 10 (31.25%) C#
6 10 (31.25%) SQL
6 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
7 9 (28.13%) MVC
7 9 (28.13%) CSS
7 9 (28.13%) ITIL
7 9 (28.13%) HTML
7 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (25.00%) Change Control
8 8 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (25.00%) Migration
9 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (21.88%) Cisco ASA

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 12 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) Firewall
1 11 (34.38%) Wireless
2 7 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (15.63%) SAN
4 4 (12.50%) LAN
4 4 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (3.13%) DHCP
5 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (9.38%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (6.25%) MySQL
8 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Analyst
2 12 (37.50%) Developer
3 10 (31.25%) Support Analyst
4 8 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 8 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 7 (21.88%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (21.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (21.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (15.63%) Technical Support Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) SQL DBA
6 5 (15.63%) Technical Support
6 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (15.63%) DBA
7 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Administrator
9 1 (3.13%) IT Technician
9 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) .NET
2 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 9 (28.13%) CSS
3 9 (28.13%) HTML
3 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (15.63%) jQuery
5 4 (12.50%) WCF
6 3 (9.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (9.38%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.25%) Web Services
7 2 (6.25%) XML
7 2 (6.25%) LINQ
7 2 (6.25%) Kendo UI
7 2 (6.25%) AutoMapper
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (6.25%) CSS3
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 2 (6.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
1 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) MVC
1 9 (28.13%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) Change Control
2 8 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (12.50%) Network Management
4 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Data Management
5 1 (3.13%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) CRM
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.13%) ETL
5 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) C#
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.25%) MCDBA
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) MCITP
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Hyper-V
1 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) vSphere
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) ARCserve
2 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Cisco
1 13 (40.63%) HP
2 4 (12.50%) CA
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Red Gate
5 1 (3.13%) VMware