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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 23 7
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 74 52 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 8.69% 6.89% 11.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.36% 51.49% 63.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 27 59
Average daily rate
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£325 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
- +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.59%
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
188 101 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 22.07% 13.38% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 43 82
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.61% -4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £25.10 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £35.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +5.17%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 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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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 +3 41 £325 -7.14% 27
Peterborough +4 16 £321 -11.37% 8
Huntingdon -3 1 - - 2
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

1 118 (68.21%) .NET
2 109 (63.01%) C#
3 81 (46.82%) ASP.NET
4 52 (30.06%) HTML
4 52 (30.06%) MVC
5 41 (23.70%) jQuery
5 41 (23.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 40 (23.12%) SQL
7 39 (22.54%) JavaScript
8 38 (21.97%) Visual Studio
8 38 (21.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 37 (21.39%) Oracle
10 36 (20.81%) Microsoft
11 35 (20.23%) CSS
12 31 (17.92%) Windows
13 26 (15.03%) HTML5
14 25 (14.45%) .NET Framework
15 22 (12.72%) Active Directory
15 22 (12.72%) Migration
16 21 (12.14%) MS Exchange
16 21 (12.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 20 (11.56%) Exchange Server 2010
18 19 (10.98%) WCF
18 19 (10.98%) SQL Server 2012
19 17 (9.83%) TDD
20 16 (9.25%) ITIL
20 16 (9.25%) Cisco
20 16 (9.25%) HP
20 16 (9.25%) Exchange Server 2003
20 16 (9.25%) Windows Server 2008

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 21 (12.14%) MS Exchange
2 20 (11.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (9.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (7.51%) SharePoint
5 9 (5.20%) IIS
6 8 (4.62%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.16%) Node.js
8 2 (1.16%) Apache
8 2 (1.16%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.58%) Content Management Server
9 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.58%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Photoshop
1 3 (1.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.31%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.16%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.09%) Firewall
2 13 (7.51%) Wireless
3 9 (5.20%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (2.89%) LAN
4 5 (2.89%) WAN
4 5 (2.89%) DHCP
4 5 (2.89%) DNS
4 5 (2.89%) SAN
5 2 (1.16%) Internet
6 1 (0.58%) Intranet
6 1 (0.58%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (23.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 21 (12.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (10.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (6.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.47%) Big Data
6 6 (3.47%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.89%) MySQL
8 4 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.31%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.73%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.73%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.73%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.16%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.58%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.58%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 38 (21.97%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (5.78%) JIRA
4 9 (5.20%) NUnit
5 8 (4.62%) MSTest
6 5 (2.89%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.73%) WiX
7 3 (1.73%) MSBuild
7 3 (1.73%) JUnit
8 2 (1.16%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.16%) Subversion
8 2 (1.16%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.16%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.58%) Maven
9 1 (0.58%) Selenium
9 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.58%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.58%) Toad
9 1 (0.58%) WinRunner
General
1 8 (4.62%) Finance
2 6 (3.47%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.89%) Banking
4 1 (0.58%) Back Office
4 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 125 (72.25%) Developer
2 65 (37.57%) .NET Developer
3 44 (25.43%) C# Developer
4 39 (22.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (21.97%) ASP.NET Developer
6 31 (17.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 22 (12.72%) Analyst
8 10 (5.78%) Support Analyst
9 9 (5.20%) Software Developer
9 9 (5.20%) Technical Analyst
10 7 (4.05%) Python Developer
11 6 (3.47%) SQL DBA
11 6 (3.47%) Consultant
11 6 (3.47%) DBA
11 6 (3.47%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (3.47%) BizTalk Developer
11 6 (3.47%) Python/Django Developer
12 5 (2.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 5 (2.89%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (68.21%) .NET
2 81 (46.82%) ASP.NET
3 52 (30.06%) HTML
4 41 (23.70%) jQuery
5 38 (21.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (20.23%) CSS
7 26 (15.03%) HTML5
8 25 (14.45%) .NET Framework
9 19 (10.98%) WCF
10 16 (9.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 14 (8.09%) AngularJS
12 13 (7.51%) CSS3
13 12 (6.94%) Razor View Engine
14 11 (6.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 9 (5.20%) LINQ
15 9 (5.20%) XML
16 7 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC 2
16 7 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 6 (3.47%) D3.js
17 6 (3.47%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.05%) Computer Science
1 7 (4.05%) Visualisation
2 6 (3.47%) Kindle
3 4 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.31%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.31%) PKI
4 3 (1.73%) NHS
4 3 (1.73%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.73%) RIA
5 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.16%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.16%) Informatics
6 1 (0.58%) Statistics
6 1 (0.58%) Clustering
6 1 (0.58%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.58%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.58%) Wiki
6 1 (0.58%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (17.92%) Windows
2 16 (9.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (8.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (7.51%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.05%) Linux
6 4 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.31%) UNIX
7 3 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.16%) Android
9 1 (0.58%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.58%) Debian
9 1 (0.58%) Gentoo
9 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (30.06%) MVC
2 22 (12.72%) Migration
3 17 (9.83%) TDD
4 16 (9.25%) ITIL
5 15 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (7.51%) Scrum
7 11 (6.36%) OO
8 10 (5.78%) OOP
9 8 (4.62%) E-Commerce
9 8 (4.62%) Workflow
9 8 (4.62%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (4.62%) Change Control
10 7 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (4.05%) CRM
11 5 (2.89%) Data Migration
12 4 (2.31%) Multithreading
12 4 (2.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (2.31%) Network Management
12 4 (2.31%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (2.31%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 109 (63.01%) C#
2 40 (23.12%) SQL
3 39 (22.54%) JavaScript
4 14 (8.09%) T-SQL
5 8 (4.62%) Python
6 7 (4.05%) Java
7 5 (2.89%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.89%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.31%) PHP
8 4 (2.31%) C++
9 3 (1.73%) XAML
9 3 (1.73%) Ruby
10 2 (1.16%) PHP5
10 2 (1.16%) Perl
10 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.58%) VB
11 1 (0.58%) Delphi
11 1 (0.58%) Groovy
11 1 (0.58%) Korn
11 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (6.94%) Degree
2 3 (1.73%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.73%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.16%) MCITP
3 2 (1.16%) MCDBA
3 2 (1.16%) CCA
3 2 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (12.72%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.67%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.62%) XenApp
4 7 (4.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.16%) XenServer
5 2 (1.16%) vSphere
6 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.58%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (3.47%) SCOM
2 5 (2.89%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.31%) WSUS
3 4 (2.31%) ARCserve
3 4 (2.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (1.73%) SCCM
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 37 (21.39%) Oracle
2 36 (20.81%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.25%) HP
3 16 (9.25%) Cisco
4 8 (4.62%) Citrix
5 6 (3.47%) Splunk
5 6 (3.47%) VMware
6 5 (2.89%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.31%) Symantec
7 4 (2.31%) CA
8 2 (1.16%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.16%) Cognos
8 2 (1.16%) Red Gate
9 1 (0.58%) Twitter
9 1 (0.58%) Exinda
9 1 (0.58%) Altiris
9 1 (0.58%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.58%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.58%) Perforce
9 1 (0.58%) NetApp
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