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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 44 66 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 8.27% 7.98% 7.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.65% 38.60% 37.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 44 41
Median daily rate £325 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £327
% change year-on-year
- +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -5.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.60 £31.51 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+25.67% +32.67%
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
139 171 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 26.13% 20.68% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 88 98
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +41.26%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +5 24 £350 -4.10% 13
Peterborough +5 11 £400 +33.33% 9
Huntingdon -2 1 £404 +34.54%
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (62.50%) SQL
2 43 (44.79%) Microsoft
3 42 (43.75%) .NET
4 38 (39.58%) C#
5 31 (32.29%) T-SQL
5 31 (32.29%) ASP.NET
6 26 (27.08%) JavaScript
6 26 (27.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (26.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (23.96%) Windows
9 20 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (19.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (19.79%) MVC
11 18 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (17.71%) HTML
12 17 (17.71%) Web Development
12 17 (17.71%) .NET Framework
12 17 (17.71%) jQuery
13 16 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (15.63%) Oracle
14 15 (15.63%) CSS
15 13 (13.54%) Visual Studio
15 13 (13.54%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (12.50%) AngularJS
16 12 (12.50%) IIS
16 12 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
17 11 (11.46%) Web Services
17 11 (11.46%) Java
17 11 (11.46%) ETL
17 11 (11.46%) MS Excel

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 12 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 12 (12.50%) IIS
2 8 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.29%) CMS
4 5 (5.21%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.13%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (3.13%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.04%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.04%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.04%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.13%) Office 365
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.04%) GitHub
3 1 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.21%) DHCP
1 5 (5.21%) DNS
2 3 (3.13%) LAN
2 3 (3.13%) WAN
3 2 (2.08%) LDAP
3 2 (2.08%) Network Security
4 1 (1.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 25 (26.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (19.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (13.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (10.42%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (7.29%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (7.29%) Oracle Database
6 7 (7.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (7.29%) Relational Database
6 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (6.25%) Data Mining
7 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (5.21%) MySQL
9 3 (3.13%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (3.13%) QlikView
9 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (13.54%) Visual Studio
2 8 (8.33%) Subversion
3 5 (5.21%) TeamCity
4 4 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (3.13%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.08%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.08%) NUnit
6 2 (2.08%) Selenium
6 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.04%) Ant
7 1 (1.04%) JUnit
7 1 (1.04%) MSTest
7 1 (1.04%) RSpec
7 1 (1.04%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (10.42%) Finance
2 6 (6.25%) Advertising
3 2 (2.08%) Back Office
3 2 (2.08%) Front Office
3 2 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (52.08%) Developer
2 28 (29.17%) .NET Developer
3 12 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 8 (8.33%) Administrator
4 8 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 8 (8.33%) Architect
4 8 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 8 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 7 (7.29%) Analyst
5 7 (7.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (7.29%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.21%) Data Architect
6 5 (5.21%) DBA
7 4 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (4.17%) Senior Unix Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Senior Windows Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Unix Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (43.75%) .NET
2 31 (32.29%) ASP.NET
3 17 (17.71%) .NET Framework
3 17 (17.71%) HTML
3 17 (17.71%) jQuery
4 16 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (15.63%) CSS
6 12 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 11 (11.46%) Web Services
8 10 (10.42%) XML
9 8 (8.33%) REST
10 7 (7.29%) RESTful
11 6 (6.25%) SOAP
12 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (5.21%) JSF
13 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (4.17%) Node.js
14 3 (3.13%) Ajax
14 3 (3.13%) React
14 3 (3.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.17%) iPad
3 3 (3.13%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.08%) Clustering
4 2 (2.08%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.08%) User Experience
5 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.96%) Windows
2 8 (8.33%) Linux
3 6 (6.25%) Unix
4 4 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.13%) Mac OS
5 3 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.13%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (19.79%) MVC
3 18 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (17.71%) Web Development
5 11 (11.46%) ETL
6 10 (10.42%) Scrum
7 9 (9.38%) ITIL
7 9 (9.38%) OO
8 7 (7.29%) Data Management
8 7 (7.29%) Data Modelling
8 7 (7.29%) SOA
9 6 (6.25%) API Design
9 6 (6.25%) ERP
10 5 (5.21%) Data Governance
10 5 (5.21%) Migration
10 5 (5.21%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (4.17%) Data Architecture
11 4 (4.17%) E-Commerce
11 4 (4.17%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (62.50%) SQL
2 38 (39.58%) C#
3 31 (32.29%) T-SQL
4 26 (27.08%) JavaScript
5 11 (11.46%) Java
6 8 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 7 (7.29%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.21%) PHP
8 5 (5.21%) VBA
9 3 (3.13%) Python
9 3 (3.13%) Ruby
9 3 (3.13%) VBScript
10 2 (2.08%) C++
10 2 (2.08%) Perl
10 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.04%) C
11 1 (1.04%) X++
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) Degree
2 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.13%) CCNA
3 3 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (3.13%) MCSA
4 2 (2.08%) MCSE
5 1 (1.04%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.04%) MCITP
5 1 (1.04%) OCP
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.08%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) SCCM
2 2 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.08%) Puppet
3 1 (1.04%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.04%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 43 (44.79%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.63%) Oracle
3 8 (8.33%) VMware
4 7 (7.29%) Citrix
5 5 (5.21%) Sitecore
6 4 (4.17%) Cognos
6 4 (4.17%) JD Edwards
6 4 (4.17%) NetApp
7 3 (3.13%) Cisco
8 2 (2.08%) HP
8 2 (2.08%) IBM
9 1 (1.04%) Google
9 1 (1.04%) Nintex
9 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.04%) SAP
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £145.00 - £165.00 per day + NONE
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