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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 37 54 33
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -21
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 38 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.83% 2.07% 3.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.29% 7.24% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 16
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£321 £295 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.89% -6.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £236 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £395 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -13.46%
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
197 221 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 25.03% 28.55% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 98 51
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%

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 1 July 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 July 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 +6 11 £313 +31.57% 1
Cambridge -3 7 £363 +22.88% 1
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 54 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (35.19%) Windows
3 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (31.48%) SQL
5 16 (29.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (29.63%) Hadoop
5 16 (29.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (27.78%) E-Commerce
7 14 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (24.07%) MS Exchange
8 13 (24.07%) .NET
8 13 (24.07%) C#
8 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (24.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (22.22%) TDD
9 12 (22.22%) Firewall
10 11 (20.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
10 11 (20.37%) Apache Pig
10 11 (20.37%) MapReduce
10 11 (20.37%) Change Control
10 11 (20.37%) Apache Hive
10 11 (20.37%) Windows 7
10 11 (20.37%) Hyper-V
10 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
11 10 (18.52%) HP Storage

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 13 (24.07%) MS Exchange
1 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (20.37%) Apache Pig
2 11 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (18.52%) SharePoint
4 5 (9.26%) CMS
5 4 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (7.41%) Apache Solr
6 3 (5.56%) IIS
7 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.85%) Lync
8 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Tridion
2 3 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (3.70%) ResourceLink
3 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) Firewall
2 10 (18.52%) Wireless
3 7 (12.96%) LAN
3 7 (12.96%) WAN
3 7 (12.96%) SAN
4 6 (11.11%) Intranet
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (29.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 16 (29.63%) Hadoop
3 13 (24.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (20.37%) Apache Hive
4 11 (20.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (11.11%) Data Mining
6 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (3.70%) EDRMS
9 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
9 2 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (3.70%) MySQL
9 2 (3.70%) DTS
9 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.70%) Big Data
10 1 (1.85%) RavenDB
10 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (29.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.41%) Subversion
4 4 (7.41%) JIRA
4 4 (7.41%) MSBuild
4 4 (7.41%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (3.70%) NUnit
6 1 (1.85%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Developer
2 17 (31.48%) Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Support Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Hadoop Developer
5 6 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Data Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.41%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Implementation Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) DBA
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) SQL DBA
9 2 (3.70%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (3.70%) SharePoint Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) Project Leader
9 2 (3.70%) Desktop Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.07%) .NET
2 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
3 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (9.26%) CSS
5 3 (5.56%) WCF
6 2 (3.70%) WPF
6 2 (3.70%) jQuery
6 2 (3.70%) HTML
6 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.70%) Web Services
6 2 (3.70%) Entity Framework
6 2 (3.70%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) HP Storage
2 4 (7.41%) Clustering
3 3 (5.56%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (1.85%) NHS
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.19%) Windows
2 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (20.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.78%) E-Commerce
3 14 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (22.22%) TDD
5 11 (20.37%) MapReduce
5 11 (20.37%) Change Control
6 10 (18.52%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (14.81%) MVC
7 8 (14.81%) ITIL
8 7 (12.96%) Network Management
9 6 (11.11%) Data Analysis
9 6 (11.11%) Load Testing
10 5 (9.26%) Migration
11 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
12 3 (5.56%) Project Management
12 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
12 3 (5.56%) ERP
12 3 (5.56%) CRM
12 3 (5.56%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) SQL
2 13 (24.07%) C#
3 8 (14.81%) T-SQL
4 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.41%) Java
7 2 (3.70%) Delphi
7 2 (3.70%) Pascal
8 1 (1.85%) VB6
8 1 (1.85%) X++
8 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) MCSE
1 1 (1.85%) MCSA
1 1 (1.85%) MCDBA
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
1 11 (20.37%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Cisco
1 10 (18.52%) HP
2 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.96%) CA
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle
4 4 (7.41%) Citrix
4 4 (7.41%) VMware
5 2 (3.70%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.85%) NetApp
6 1 (1.85%) Altiris
6 1 (1.85%) Google
6 1 (1.85%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.85%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.85%) Exinda
6 1 (1.85%) Rackspace
Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago