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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 56 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 19 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.24% 1.57% 1.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.44% 7.39% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 10
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£275 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £290 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £403 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £19.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+51.28% -36.06%
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
182 176 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.46% 21.20% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 116 39
Average daily rate £365 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £292 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -36.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Cambridge -2 7 £319 +8.05% 3
Peterborough +1 6 £213 -32.00% 1
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (36.36%) Windows
3 19 (34.55%) SQL
4 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (30.91%) .NET
6 16 (29.09%) C#
6 16 (29.09%) Hadoop
6 16 (29.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 15 (27.27%) E-Commerce
8 14 (25.45%) MS Exchange
8 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (25.45%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (23.64%) TDD
9 13 (23.64%) Firewall
9 13 (23.64%) MVC
9 13 (23.64%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (21.82%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (20.00%) MapReduce
11 11 (20.00%) Apache Pig
11 11 (20.00%) Apache Hive
11 11 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 11 (20.00%) SharePoint
12 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
12 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (18.18%) .NET Framework
12 10 (18.18%) Hyper-V
12 10 (18.18%) Windows 7

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (25.45%) MS Exchange
1 14 (25.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (20.00%) Apache Pig
2 11 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (7.27%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (5.45%) IIS
6 2 (3.64%) CMS
6 2 (3.64%) Apache Solr
6 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.82%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Tridion
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.64%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) Firewall
2 9 (16.36%) Wireless
2 9 (16.36%) LAN
2 9 (16.36%) WAN
3 8 (14.55%) SAN
4 2 (3.64%) Intranet
5 1 (1.82%) Internet
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.82%) DHCP
5 1 (1.82%) FTP
5 1 (1.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (29.09%) Hadoop
3 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (21.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (20.00%) Apache Hive
6 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (10.91%) Data Mining
8 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (7.27%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (7.27%) EDRMS
10 2 (3.64%) MySQL
10 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
10 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
10 2 (3.64%) Big Data
11 1 (1.82%) RavenDB
11 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.82%) DTS
Development Applications
1 16 (29.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 11 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.73%) NUnit
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.64%) MSBuild
6 2 (3.64%) Subversion
6 2 (3.64%) JIRA
6 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.82%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Developer
2 16 (29.09%) Analyst
3 12 (21.82%) .NET Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) WPF Developer
5 7 (12.73%) Hadoop Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) Support Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) Data Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) SQL DBA
8 4 (7.27%) DBA
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Implementation Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) SharePoint Consultant
10 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Developer
10 2 (3.64%) SharePoint Developer
10 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Implementation Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.91%) .NET
2 10 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 8 (14.55%) WCF
4 7 (12.73%) WPF
4 7 (12.73%) jQuery
4 7 (12.73%) Entity Framework
4 7 (12.73%) Razor View Engine
4 7 (12.73%) HTML
5 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.64%) CSS
6 2 (3.64%) Web Services
6 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) HP Storage
2 5 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (1.82%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 20 (36.36%) Windows
2 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 13 (23.64%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (23.64%) TDD
3 13 (23.64%) MVC
4 11 (20.00%) MapReduce
5 10 (18.18%) Change Control
6 9 (16.36%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (14.55%) Network Management
8 7 (12.73%) MVVM
9 6 (10.91%) Load Testing
10 5 (9.09%) Data Analysis
11 3 (5.45%) CRM
11 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (5.45%) ITIL
11 3 (5.45%) Test Scripting
12 2 (3.64%) Unit Testing
12 2 (3.64%) High Availability
12 2 (3.64%) Database Security
12 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) SQL
2 16 (29.09%) C#
3 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.73%) Pascal
4 7 (12.73%) Delphi
5 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.45%) Java
7 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) MCSE
1 1 (1.82%) MCSA
1 1 (1.82%) MCDBA
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 10 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 5 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.64%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Cisco
1 9 (16.36%) HP
2 8 (14.55%) CA
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle
3 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.09%) Citrix
5 4 (7.27%) VMware
6 2 (3.64%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.82%) NetApp
7 1 (1.82%) Altiris
7 1 (1.82%) Google
7 1 (1.82%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.82%) Exinda
7 1 (1.82%) Rackspace