The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 80 92 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 10.64% 13.01% 9.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.28% 46.94% 51.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 41 29
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£325 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.86% +16.00%
SQL Server
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
156 196 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 20.74% 27.72% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 72 52
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £236 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £425 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% +5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +20.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server
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 within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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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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 33 £325 +1.96% 28
Peterborough -4 16 £313 +17.92% 8
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing SQL Server 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.

1 51 (44.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 43 (37.39%) SQL
3 42 (36.52%) Windows
4 34 (29.57%) Microsoft
5 32 (27.83%) Active Directory
6 28 (24.35%) ITIL
7 27 (23.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (22.61%) C#
8 26 (22.61%) .NET
9 23 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 22 (19.13%) IIS
10 22 (19.13%) SharePoint
11 21 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (17.39%) Linux
12 20 (17.39%) MS Excel
12 20 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
12 20 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (15.65%) VMware
14 17 (14.78%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (14.78%) Project Management
14 17 (14.78%) DNS
15 16 (13.91%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (13.91%) HP
15 16 (13.91%) MS Exchange
15 16 (13.91%) ASP.NET
15 16 (13.91%) PowerShell
15 16 (13.91%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (13.91%) Hadoop
15 16 (13.91%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing SQL Server 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (19.13%) IIS
1 22 (19.13%) SharePoint
2 20 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (13.91%) MS Exchange
4 12 (10.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (7.83%) Apache Pig
7 7 (6.09%) CMS
8 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (3.48%) Apache Solr
9 3 (2.61%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.87%) SAS
11 1 (0.87%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.87%) Node.js
Applications
1 20 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (11.30%) Tridion
2 6 (5.22%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.74%) ResourceLink
3 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.87%) PaaS
3 1 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.87%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.78%) DNS
2 15 (13.04%) DHCP
3 14 (12.17%) Firewall
4 11 (9.57%) SAN
5 10 (8.70%) LDAP
6 8 (6.96%) Intranet
6 8 (6.96%) Wireless
7 7 (6.09%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (4.35%) LAN
8 5 (4.35%) WAN
9 4 (3.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.87%) IPv4
11 1 (0.87%) HTTP
11 1 (0.87%) Internet
11 1 (0.87%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (44.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 27 (23.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (13.91%) Hadoop
6 15 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (11.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (7.83%) Apache Hive
9 7 (6.09%) Data Mining
10 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (4.35%) OLAP
11 5 (4.35%) MySQL
12 4 (3.48%) OLAP Cube
12 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (2.61%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
14 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
14 2 (1.74%) EDRMS
14 2 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (12.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 11 (9.57%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.96%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.22%) Subversion
4 6 (5.22%) TeamCity
5 5 (4.35%) JIRA
6 4 (3.48%) MSBuild
7 3 (2.61%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (2.61%) NUnit
8 2 (1.74%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.74%) Selenium
8 2 (1.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.87%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.87%) Hudson
General
1 6 (5.22%) Finance
2 3 (2.61%) Retail
3 2 (1.74%) Banking
3 2 (1.74%) Legal
4 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (34.78%) Developer
2 23 (20.00%) Analyst
3 15 (13.04%) .NET Developer
4 11 (9.57%) DBA
5 9 (7.83%) Support Analyst
5 9 (7.83%) SQL DBA
6 8 (6.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (6.09%) Web Developer
7 7 (6.09%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Hadoop Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Systems Support
9 5 (4.35%) Consultant
9 5 (4.35%) BizTalk Developer
9 5 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
9 5 (4.35%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.35%) Data Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.48%) SQL Server DBA
10 4 (3.48%) Systems Support Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (22.61%) .NET
2 16 (13.91%) ASP.NET
3 12 (10.43%) XML
4 10 (8.70%) CSS
4 10 (8.70%) Web Services
5 9 (7.83%) WCF
6 7 (6.09%) HTML
6 7 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (6.09%) jQuery
7 5 (4.35%) .NET Framework
8 4 (3.48%) HTML5
8 4 (3.48%) Entity Framework
8 4 (3.48%) CSS3
8 4 (3.48%) WPF
8 4 (3.48%) SOAP
9 2 (1.74%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (1.74%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (1.74%) XSLT
9 2 (1.74%) UDDI
10 1 (0.87%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.48%) Clustering
2 4 (3.48%) NHS
2 4 (3.48%) CLARiiON
3 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.61%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.74%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.74%) Replication
5 1 (0.87%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 42 (36.52%) Windows
2 20 (17.39%) Linux
3 17 (14.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (13.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (13.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (9.57%) Debian
6 9 (7.83%) Windows 7
7 7 (6.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.61%) Fedora
9 2 (1.74%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.87%) Android
10 1 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.35%) ITIL
2 21 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (14.78%) Project Management
4 16 (13.91%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (13.04%) E-Commerce
6 10 (8.70%) TDD
6 10 (8.70%) MVC
6 10 (8.70%) Change Control
7 9 (7.83%) MapReduce
7 9 (7.83%) Migration
7 9 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (6.96%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (5.22%) High Availability
9 6 (5.22%) Load Testing
9 6 (5.22%) Change Management
9 6 (5.22%) PRINCE2
10 5 (4.35%) ERP
10 5 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (4.35%) Load Balancing
10 5 (4.35%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (37.39%) SQL
2 26 (22.61%) C#
3 16 (13.91%) PowerShell
4 14 (12.17%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.17%) T-SQL
5 8 (6.96%) Java
6 4 (3.48%) VBA
7 2 (1.74%) Ruby
7 2 (1.74%) Pascal
7 2 (1.74%) Delphi
7 2 (1.74%) VBScript
8 1 (0.87%) VB
8 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.87%) X++
8 1 (0.87%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (3.48%) CCNA
2 4 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.61%) MCSE
4 2 (1.74%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.74%) Degree
4 2 (1.74%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.87%) MCSA
5 1 (0.87%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.87%) OCP
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (27.83%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.83%) Terminal Server
2 9 (7.83%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.48%) vSphere
5 3 (2.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.74%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.87%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.35%) ARCserve
2 2 (1.74%) SCOM
2 2 (1.74%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 34 (29.57%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.65%) VMware
3 16 (13.91%) HP
4 14 (12.17%) Red Hat
5 13 (11.30%) Oracle
6 12 (10.43%) Cisco
7 8 (6.96%) Dell
8 6 (5.22%) Citrix
9 5 (4.35%) CA
10 4 (3.48%) F5
10 4 (3.48%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.48%) EMC
11 3 (2.61%) IBM
11 3 (2.61%) Business Objects
11 3 (2.61%) JD Edwards
11 3 (2.61%) Veeam
11 3 (2.61%) Sitecore
11 3 (2.61%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.74%) Nintex
12 2 (1.74%) Symantec
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