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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 20 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 36 25 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.02% 4.17% 6.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.32% 25.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 37
Median daily rate £370 £275 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% -29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £229 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -30.00%

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
73 100 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.23% 16.69% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 63 88
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £255 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.18% -15.38%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +16 21 £394 +41.25% 28
Peterborough +1 7 £350 +27.27% 9
Huntingdonshire - 1 - -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 41 (55.41%) .NET
2 39 (52.70%) SQL
3 31 (41.89%) Microsoft
4 30 (40.54%) C#
5 20 (27.03%) JavaScript
6 19 (25.68%) MVC
7 18 (24.32%) ASP.NET
8 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (21.62%) jQuery
10 15 (20.27%) HTML
10 15 (20.27%) Oracle
11 13 (17.57%) T-SQL
11 13 (17.57%) TDD
11 13 (17.57%) Web Development
11 13 (17.57%) WCF
11 13 (17.57%) AngularJS
11 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (16.22%) .NET Framework
12 12 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (14.86%) Java
13 11 (14.86%) CSS
13 11 (14.86%) Scrum
13 11 (14.86%) Relational Database
14 10 (13.51%) BDD
14 10 (13.51%) Node.js
14 10 (13.51%) Selenium
14 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (12.16%) Web Services

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 4 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (5.41%) IIS
2 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.35%) CMS
3 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.35%) SAS
3 1 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.70%) Shopify
3 1 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) LDAP
1 2 (2.70%) SAN
2 1 (1.35%) DHCP
2 1 (1.35%) DNS
2 1 (1.35%) Internet
2 1 (1.35%) NAS
2 1 (1.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (14.86%) Relational Database
3 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (10.81%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (8.11%) MySQL
6 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database
7 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (5.41%) MongoDB
8 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (4.05%) DTS
9 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
9 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (4.05%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (4.05%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Selenium
2 9 (12.16%) Cucumber
2 9 (12.16%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.81%) Jenkins
4 7 (9.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (9.46%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (9.46%) Subversion
5 4 (5.41%) NUnit
6 3 (4.05%) Moq
7 2 (2.70%) JMeter
7 2 (2.70%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.35%) JBehave
8 1 (1.35%) JUnit
8 1 (1.35%) NetBeans
8 1 (1.35%) RSpec
8 1 (1.35%) Spock
8 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (8.11%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Advertising
3 4 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.05%) Electronics
4 3 (4.05%) Marketing
4 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.70%) Banking
5 2 (2.70%) Local Government
5 2 (2.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (66.22%) Developer
2 20 (27.03%) .NET Developer
3 18 (24.32%) C# Developer
4 11 (14.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (10.81%) DBA
6 7 (9.46%) SQL DBA
7 5 (6.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (6.76%) PHP Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.76%) SQL Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Administrator
8 4 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Web Developer
8 4 (5.41%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (4.05%) Applications Support
9 3 (4.05%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.05%) PHP Web Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (55.41%) .NET
2 18 (24.32%) ASP.NET
3 16 (21.62%) jQuery
4 15 (20.27%) HTML
5 13 (17.57%) AngularJS
5 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (17.57%) WCF
6 12 (16.22%) .NET Framework
7 11 (14.86%) CSS
8 10 (13.51%) Node.js
9 9 (12.16%) HTML5
9 9 (12.16%) RESTful
9 9 (12.16%) Web Services
10 6 (8.11%) REST
11 4 (5.41%) Entity Framework
11 4 (5.41%) JSON
11 4 (5.41%) LINQ
11 4 (5.41%) XSLT
12 3 (4.05%) Django
12 3 (4.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Clustering
1 5 (6.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.35%) Hedge funds
2 1 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.35%) iPad
2 1 (1.35%) Life Science
2 1 (1.35%) NHS
2 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.16%) Windows
2 6 (8.11%) Linux
3 4 (5.41%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.70%) Unix
5 1 (1.35%) Android
5 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) MVC
2 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (17.57%) TDD
3 13 (17.57%) Web Development
4 12 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (14.86%) Scrum
6 10 (13.51%) BDD
7 7 (9.46%) Service Design
8 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.11%) High Availability
8 6 (8.11%) ITIL
9 5 (6.76%) ETL
10 4 (5.41%) Unit Testing
11 3 (4.05%) Database Security
11 3 (4.05%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (4.05%) Migration
11 3 (4.05%) Programme Management
12 2 (2.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (52.70%) SQL
2 30 (40.54%) C#
3 20 (27.03%) JavaScript
4 13 (17.57%) T-SQL
5 11 (14.86%) Java
6 7 (9.46%) PHP
7 6 (8.11%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.41%) Python
9 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.35%) C++
10 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (5.41%) MCSE
4 3 (4.05%) MCDBA
4 3 (4.05%) OCP
5 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.35%) MCITP
5 1 (1.35%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) Docker
3 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.35%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Data Guard
1 3 (4.05%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.35%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 31 (41.89%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.27%) Oracle
3 4 (5.41%) SAP
4 3 (4.05%) VMware
5 1 (1.35%) Citrix
5 1 (1.35%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.35%) Google
5 1 (1.35%) HP
5 1 (1.35%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.35%) NetApp
5 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.35%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.35%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.35%) Teradata
5 1 (1.35%) webMethods
5 1 (1.35%) Xamarin
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