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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 24 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 54 48 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.10% 6.35% 11.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.29% 39.67% 65.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 22 41
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £27.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +6.87%
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
153 121 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 20.11% 16.01% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 40 62
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.61% +5.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 £30.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+6.96% -5.51%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -5 25 £331 -10.16% 24
Peterborough +9 16 £325 - 16
Huntingdon -1 1 - - 2
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 96 (65.75%) .NET
2 87 (59.59%) C#
3 61 (41.78%) ASP.NET
4 43 (29.45%) HTML
5 39 (26.71%) SQL
5 39 (26.71%) MVC
6 34 (23.29%) Visual Studio
7 32 (21.92%) JavaScript
7 32 (21.92%) jQuery
7 32 (21.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 31 (21.23%) Windows
9 30 (20.55%) Oracle
10 29 (19.86%) Microsoft
11 28 (19.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (17.12%) CSS
13 24 (16.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 23 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (14.38%) HTML5
16 20 (13.70%) Active Directory
17 18 (12.33%) MS Exchange
18 17 (11.64%) .NET Framework
19 16 (10.96%) WCF
19 16 (10.96%) Migration
19 16 (10.96%) HP
19 16 (10.96%) Cisco
19 16 (10.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 15 (10.27%) Exchange Server 2010
20 15 (10.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 14 (9.59%) Scrum
21 14 (9.59%) Firewall

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 18 (12.33%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (8.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (6.16%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (4.79%) IIS
6 6 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.42%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.37%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.37%) Node.js
8 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.68%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 3 (2.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.74%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.37%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.59%) Firewall
2 12 (8.22%) Wireless
3 10 (6.85%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (4.79%) SAN
5 5 (3.42%) DHCP
5 5 (3.42%) DNS
6 4 (2.74%) LAN
6 4 (2.74%) WAN
7 2 (1.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 24 (16.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (10.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (9.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (7.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (4.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (4.11%) Big Data
8 5 (3.42%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (2.74%) MySQL
9 4 (2.74%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.74%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.05%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.05%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.37%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.68%) Oracle Discoverer
12 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 34 (23.29%) Visual Studio
2 14 (9.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (6.85%) JIRA
4 5 (3.42%) NUnit
4 5 (3.42%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.74%) MSTest
6 3 (2.05%) WiX
6 3 (2.05%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.37%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.37%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.37%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.68%) JUnit
8 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.68%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.68%) Robotium
8 1 (0.68%) Subversion
8 1 (0.68%) Maven
8 1 (0.68%) Selenium
8 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (4.79%) Finance
2 6 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.42%) Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Back Office
4 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 102 (69.86%) Developer
2 51 (34.93%) .NET Developer
3 39 (26.71%) C# Developer
4 35 (23.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (19.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 29 (19.86%) ASP.NET Developer
6 20 (13.70%) Analyst
7 10 (6.85%) Software Developer
7 10 (6.85%) Support Analyst
8 8 (5.48%) DBA
8 8 (5.48%) SQL DBA
9 7 (4.79%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (4.79%) Python Developer
9 7 (4.79%) Technical Support
10 6 (4.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (4.11%) Consultant
10 6 (4.11%) BizTalk Developer
10 6 (4.11%) Python/Django Developer
11 5 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 5 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (65.75%) .NET
2 61 (41.78%) ASP.NET
3 43 (29.45%) HTML
4 32 (21.92%) jQuery
5 28 (19.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (17.12%) CSS
7 21 (14.38%) HTML5
8 17 (11.64%) .NET Framework
9 16 (10.96%) WCF
9 16 (10.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 14 (9.59%) AngularJS
11 8 (5.48%) XML
12 7 (4.79%) LINQ
13 6 (4.11%) Django
13 6 (4.11%) ADO.NET
13 6 (4.11%) SVG
13 6 (4.11%) Razor View Engine
13 6 (4.11%) D3.js
14 5 (3.42%) Web Services
14 5 (3.42%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.48%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.79%) Visualisation
3 6 (4.11%) Kindle
4 4 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.05%) NHS
6 2 (1.37%) PKI
6 2 (1.37%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.37%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.37%) Informatics
6 2 (1.37%) Blog
7 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.68%) RIA
7 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.68%) Clustering
7 1 (0.68%) Statistics
7 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (21.23%) Windows
2 13 (8.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (8.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (7.53%) Windows 7
4 7 (4.79%) Linux
5 4 (2.74%) UNIX
6 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.05%) Debian
7 2 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.68%) Gentoo
8 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.68%) Android
8 1 (0.68%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.71%) MVC
2 23 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (10.96%) Migration
4 14 (9.59%) Scrum
4 14 (9.59%) ITIL
5 8 (5.48%) OOP
5 8 (5.48%) TDD
5 8 (5.48%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (5.48%) Change Control
6 7 (4.79%) OO
6 7 (4.79%) E-Commerce
6 7 (4.79%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (4.11%) CRM
8 5 (3.42%) Workflow
9 4 (2.74%) Web Development
9 4 (2.74%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (2.74%) Network Management
9 4 (2.74%) Data Migration
9 4 (2.74%) Multithreading
10 3 (2.05%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 87 (59.59%) C#
2 39 (26.71%) SQL
3 32 (21.92%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.16%) T-SQL
5 8 (5.48%) Python
6 5 (3.42%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.74%) Java
8 3 (2.05%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.05%) C++
8 3 (2.05%) XAML
9 2 (1.37%) Ruby
9 2 (1.37%) Perl
9 2 (1.37%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.68%) PHP
10 1 (0.68%) Korn
10 1 (0.68%) Groovy
10 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (8.90%) Degree
2 3 (2.05%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.37%) MCDBA
3 2 (1.37%) CCNA
3 2 (1.37%) CCA
3 2 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.37%) MCITP
4 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (13.70%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.90%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.42%) XenApp
3 5 (3.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (2.74%) vSphere
5 2 (1.37%) XenServer
5 2 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.74%) ARCserve
1 4 (2.74%) SCOM
2 3 (2.05%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.05%) SCCM
3 2 (1.37%) WSUS
3 2 (1.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 30 (20.55%) Oracle
2 29 (19.86%) Microsoft
3 16 (10.96%) HP
3 16 (10.96%) Cisco
4 7 (4.79%) VMware
5 6 (4.11%) Splunk
6 5 (3.42%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.42%) Citrix
7 4 (2.74%) CA
8 2 (1.37%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.37%) Cognos
8 2 (1.37%) Dell
8 2 (1.37%) EMC
8 2 (1.37%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.37%) Symantec
8 2 (1.37%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.37%) Red Gate
8 2 (1.37%) F5
9 1 (0.68%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.68%) Perforce
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