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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 45 47 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 9 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.52% 2.63% 3.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.33% 13.77% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 14
Average daily rate £275 £394 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.15% +65.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+48.13% -8.92%
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
108 138 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.24% 19.09% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 91 57
Average daily rate £400 £418 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +28.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
Cambridge -8 5 £275 +25.00% 1
Peterborough +9 3 £255 -49.00% 1
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (87.50%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (31.25%) ETL
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (18.75%) Degree
8 3 (18.75%) VMware
8 3 (18.75%) Firewall
8 3 (18.75%) Linux
8 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
8 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
8 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
8 3 (18.75%) Puppet
8 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (18.75%) DevOps
8 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (18.75%) Private Cloud
9 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (12.50%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (6.25%) MySQL
6 1 (6.25%) OLAP
6 1 (6.25%) OLAP Cube
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Business Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Data Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft BI Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SAP Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) MDX
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
2 1 (6.25%) RESTful
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Private Cloud
2 2 (12.50%) HP Storage
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (31.25%) ETL
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Database Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Network Design
5 1 (6.25%) Network Management
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) SCOM
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) arcserve
4 1 (6.25%) CA
4 1 (6.25%) F5
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago