The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 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 2012 over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 61 59 71
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 10 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.28% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.30% 0.88% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
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£290 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% -30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +4.54%
SQL Server 2012
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
137 114 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.47% 19.45% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 48 111
Average daily rate £420 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £446 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +41.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Cambridgeshire region.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server 2012
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 2012 within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 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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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 +5 4 £400 +77.77% 3
Peterborough - 2 £281 - 2
Huntingdon - - - - 1
SQL Server 2012
East of England

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 9 (56.25%) .NET
4 8 (50.00%) C#
5 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (31.25%) VB
6 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
6 5 (31.25%) IIS
6 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 5 (31.25%) VB6
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle
7 4 (25.00%) XML
7 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (18.75%) HTML
8 3 (18.75%) MySQL
8 3 (18.75%) CSS
8 3 (18.75%) MVC
8 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
8 3 (18.75%) jQuery
8 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 2 (12.50%) OLAP
9 2 (12.50%) MCDBA

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (18.75%) MySQL
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (12.50%) OLAP
6 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.25%) DTS
6 1 (6.25%) ROLAP
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) DBA
3 3 (18.75%) SQL DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Technician
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Business Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (18.75%) CSS
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
4 3 (18.75%) jQuery
4 3 (18.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 2 (12.50%) MDX
6 1 (6.25%) WCF
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 1 (6.25%) UDDI
6 1 (6.25%) CSS3
6 1 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (6.25%) Kendo UI
6 1 (6.25%) AutoMapper
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) MVC
2 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) VB
3 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
3 5 (31.25%) VB6
4 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) MCDBA
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCITP
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Red Gate
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) JD Edwards
4 1 (6.25%) VMware