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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 66 100 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.04% 12.32% 11.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.87% 48.78% 42.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 60 58
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £23.25 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -2.17%
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
179 205 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 29.93% 25.25% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 111 119
Median daily rate £409 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.75% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
Median hourly rate - £23.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +4 39 £350 - 11
Peterborough 0 12 £450 +19.20% 6
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 60 (56.60%) SQL
2 43 (40.57%) .NET
3 42 (39.62%) C#
4 40 (37.74%) Microsoft
5 35 (33.02%) ASP.NET
6 33 (31.13%) T-SQL
7 31 (29.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 29 (27.36%) JavaScript
9 28 (26.42%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (25.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 25 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (22.64%) ETL
12 24 (22.64%) Oracle
13 23 (21.70%) CSS
13 23 (21.70%) Windows
14 21 (19.81%) HTML
14 21 (19.81%) SQL Server 2008
15 17 (16.04%) MVC
16 16 (15.09%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (15.09%) jQuery
16 16 (15.09%) .NET Framework
16 16 (15.09%) SQL Server 2012
17 14 (13.21%) Visual Studio
17 14 (13.21%) Finance
18 13 (12.26%) Scrum
18 13 (12.26%) Java
18 13 (12.26%) Degree
18 13 (12.26%) Relational Database
19 12 (11.32%) AngularJS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (10.38%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.43%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (8.49%) IIS
4 5 (4.72%) CMS
4 5 (4.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.83%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.83%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.83%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.94%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.94%) Confluence
6 1 (0.94%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.83%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.94%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.77%) Office 365
2 2 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.83%) DHCP
1 3 (2.83%) DNS
1 3 (2.83%) LAN
1 3 (2.83%) WAN
2 2 (1.89%) Network Security
3 1 (0.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (29.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 27 (25.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (19.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (15.09%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (15.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (12.26%) Relational Database
6 11 (10.38%) MySQL
7 10 (9.43%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (8.49%) SAP Data Services
9 8 (7.55%) Data Mining
9 8 (7.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (6.60%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (6.60%) Oracle Database
10 7 (6.60%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (6.60%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (3.77%) QlikView
12 4 (3.77%) RDBMS
13 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (13.21%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.60%) Subversion
3 6 (5.66%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.66%) NUnit
4 5 (4.72%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.72%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.77%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.77%) JUnit
5 4 (3.77%) RSpec
5 4 (3.77%) Selenium
5 4 (3.77%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.83%) TortoiseSVN
7 2 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.94%) Ant
8 1 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.94%) MorphX
8 1 (0.94%) MSTest
General
1 14 (13.21%) Finance
2 7 (6.60%) Advertising
3 3 (2.83%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.89%) Back Office
4 2 (1.89%) Front Office
4 2 (1.89%) Legal
4 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (48.11%) Developer
2 24 (22.64%) .NET Developer
3 14 (13.21%) Administrator
4 12 (11.32%) SQL Developer
5 9 (8.49%) Analyst
5 9 (8.49%) Architect
6 8 (7.55%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.60%) Applications Support
7 7 (6.60%) Web Developer
8 6 (5.66%) Business Developer
8 6 (5.66%) Data Administrator
8 6 (5.66%) SAP Administrator
8 6 (5.66%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (4.72%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Data Architect
9 5 (4.72%) DBA
9 5 (4.72%) Technical Manager
10 4 (3.77%) Consultant
10 4 (3.77%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (40.57%) .NET
2 35 (33.02%) ASP.NET
3 23 (21.70%) CSS
4 21 (19.81%) HTML
5 16 (15.09%) .NET Framework
5 16 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (15.09%) jQuery
6 12 (11.32%) AngularJS
7 10 (9.43%) REST
7 10 (9.43%) XML
8 9 (8.49%) Web Services
9 6 (5.66%) RESTful
9 6 (5.66%) SOAP
10 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (4.72%) JSF
11 4 (3.77%) Gherkin
11 4 (3.77%) Node.js
11 4 (3.77%) React
11 4 (3.77%) WPF
12 3 (2.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (5.66%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.77%) Data Integration
2 4 (3.77%) iPad
3 2 (1.89%) Clustering
3 2 (1.89%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.89%) User Experience
3 2 (1.89%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.94%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.70%) Windows
2 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.83%) Mac OS
3 3 (2.83%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.83%) Windows 8
3 3 (2.83%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.89%) Linux
4 2 (1.89%) Unix
4 2 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.42%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (22.64%) ETL
4 17 (16.04%) MVC
5 13 (12.26%) Scrum
6 12 (11.32%) Web Development
7 10 (9.43%) OO
8 8 (7.55%) ERP
9 7 (6.60%) Change Management
9 7 (6.60%) Data Management
9 7 (6.60%) Data Modelling
9 7 (6.60%) ITIL
9 7 (6.60%) SOA
10 6 (5.66%) API Design
10 6 (5.66%) Migration
11 5 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (4.72%) Data Governance
11 5 (4.72%) TDD
12 4 (3.77%) CRM
12 4 (3.77%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 60 (56.60%) SQL
2 42 (39.62%) C#
3 33 (31.13%) T-SQL
4 29 (27.36%) JavaScript
5 13 (12.26%) Java
6 9 (8.49%) PL/SQL
7 6 (5.66%) C++
7 6 (5.66%) Python
7 6 (5.66%) Ruby
8 5 (4.72%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.77%) PHP
9 4 (3.77%) VBA
9 4 (3.77%) X++
10 3 (2.83%) VBScript
11 2 (1.89%) C
11 2 (1.89%) Perl
11 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (12.26%) Degree
2 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.83%) CCNA
3 3 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (2.83%) MCSA
4 2 (1.89%) MCSE
4 2 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.94%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.94%) MCITP
5 1 (0.94%) OCP
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) QA
2 3 (2.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) SCCM
2 2 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.89%) Puppet
3 1 (0.94%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.94%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 40 (37.74%) Microsoft
2 24 (22.64%) Oracle
3 10 (9.43%) SAP
4 6 (5.66%) JD Edwards
5 4 (3.77%) Cognos
6 3 (2.83%) Cisco
6 3 (2.83%) Citrix
6 3 (2.83%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.89%) HP
7 2 (1.89%) IBM
7 2 (1.89%) Nintex
7 2 (1.89%) VMware
8 1 (0.94%) Rally