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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 24 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 45 103 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.23% 14.71% 10.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.00% 52.28% 54.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 47 39
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £400 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £31.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.54%
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
100 197 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.85% 28.14% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 76 69
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £36.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.42% +16.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.65 £23.00 £26.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -7 25 £325 +8.33% 28
Peterborough -13 7 £263 +11.70% 12
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 31 (37.35%) SQL
2 30 (36.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (30.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (30.12%) .NET
4 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
5 22 (26.51%) C#
6 20 (24.10%) Windows
7 19 (22.89%) ITIL
8 18 (21.69%) Active Directory
9 17 (20.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (18.07%) Project Management
10 15 (18.07%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (16.87%) IIS
11 14 (16.87%) SQL Server 2005
11 14 (16.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (15.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (15.66%) ASP.NET
12 13 (15.66%) Linux
12 13 (15.66%) SharePoint
13 12 (14.46%) Tridion
13 12 (14.46%) PowerShell
14 11 (13.25%) MS Excel
14 11 (13.25%) CSS
14 11 (13.25%) T-SQL
14 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
14 11 (13.25%) MVC
15 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (10.84%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (10.84%) WCF
16 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 15 (18.07%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (16.87%) IIS
3 13 (15.66%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.23%) MS Exchange
4 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.02%) CMS
5 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (4.82%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.20%) Lync
7 1 (1.20%) Node.js
7 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.20%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (14.46%) Tridion
2 6 (7.23%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.41%) ResourceLink
3 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) PaaS
2 1 (1.20%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.64%) Intranet
2 7 (8.43%) DNS
2 7 (8.43%) LDAP
2 7 (8.43%) DHCP
3 6 (7.23%) Firewall
4 5 (6.02%) Wireless
5 3 (3.61%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.41%) LAN
6 2 (2.41%) WAN
6 2 (2.41%) SAN
7 1 (1.20%) Internet
7 1 (1.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (36.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 25 (30.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (20.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (16.87%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (16.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (15.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (9.64%) OLAP
7 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (7.23%) OLAP Cube
8 5 (6.02%) MySQL
9 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.41%) DTS
10 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.41%) Hadoop
10 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.23%) TeamCity
2 6 (7.23%) Subversion
3 5 (6.02%) JIRA
4 4 (4.82%) MSBuild
5 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.41%) NUnit
6 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.20%) Moq
6 1 (1.20%) Hudson
6 1 (1.20%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (3.61%) Finance
2 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.20%) Retail
2 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (36.14%) Developer
2 11 (13.25%) Analyst
2 11 (13.25%) .NET Developer
3 8 (9.64%) DBA
4 7 (8.43%) Web Developer
4 7 (8.43%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Consultant
5 6 (7.23%) Support Analyst
5 6 (7.23%) C# Developer
5 6 (7.23%) SQL DBA
6 5 (6.02%) Systems Support
6 5 (6.02%) Architect
6 5 (6.02%) .NET Web Developer
6 5 (6.02%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (4.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Systems Support Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) SQL Developer
7 4 (4.82%) BizTalk Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.12%) .NET
2 13 (15.66%) ASP.NET
3 11 (13.25%) CSS
4 9 (10.84%) Web Services
4 9 (10.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (10.84%) WCF
5 8 (9.64%) XML
6 7 (8.43%) jQuery
6 7 (8.43%) HTML
7 5 (6.02%) .NET Framework
8 4 (4.82%) HTML5
8 4 (4.82%) Entity Framework
8 4 (4.82%) CSS3
9 3 (3.61%) SOAP
10 2 (2.41%) UDDI
10 2 (2.41%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (2.41%) MDX
10 2 (2.41%) WPF
11 1 (1.20%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) NHS
1 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.61%) Clustering
2 3 (3.61%) Data Extraction
3 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.20%) Replication
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.20%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.10%) Windows
2 13 (15.66%) Linux
3 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (8.43%) Debian
4 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.02%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.41%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.41%) Fedora
7 1 (1.20%) Android
7 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.89%) ITIL
2 15 (18.07%) Project Management
3 11 (13.25%) MVC
4 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (7.23%) PRINCE2
7 5 (6.02%) ERP
7 5 (6.02%) Migration
7 5 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.02%) Resource Management
7 5 (6.02%) Change Control
8 4 (4.82%) High Availability
8 4 (4.82%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.82%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.61%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.61%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.61%) Scrum
10 2 (2.41%) ETL
10 2 (2.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 31 (37.35%) SQL
2 22 (26.51%) C#
3 12 (14.46%) PowerShell
4 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.25%) T-SQL
5 7 (8.43%) Java
6 4 (4.82%) VBA
7 2 (2.41%) VB6
7 2 (2.41%) Ruby
7 2 (2.41%) VBScript
7 2 (2.41%) VB
7 2 (2.41%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.20%) Delphi
8 1 (1.20%) X++
8 1 (1.20%) Groovy
8 1 (1.20%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 2 (2.41%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.20%) OCP
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (21.69%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.43%) Terminal Server
3 5 (6.02%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) ARCserve
1 2 (2.41%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.84%) Red Hat
3 7 (8.43%) HP
3 7 (8.43%) Oracle
4 6 (7.23%) Business Objects
4 6 (7.23%) VMware
5 5 (6.02%) Cisco
6 3 (3.61%) Citrix
6 3 (3.61%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.41%) Cognos
7 2 (2.41%) CA
7 2 (2.41%) Dell
7 2 (2.41%) IBM
8 1 (1.20%) SAP
8 1 (1.20%) Altiris
8 1 (1.20%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.20%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.20%) Exinda
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