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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 27 23 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 39 47 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.34% 7.01% 13.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.47% 33.57% 64.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 51
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £22.63
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +17.12%
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
137 140 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.77% 20.90% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 40 75
Average daily rate £375 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 7
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +95.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -9 16 £330 -2.22% 28
Peterborough +3 9 £325 +18.18% 11
Huntingdon +6 1 - - 3
St Neots - - - -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 90 (70.87%) .NET
2 83 (65.35%) C#
3 56 (44.09%) ASP.NET
4 42 (33.07%) SQL
5 38 (29.92%) HTML
5 38 (29.92%) MVC
6 30 (23.62%) jQuery
7 29 (22.83%) Visual Studio
8 28 (22.05%) JavaScript
8 28 (22.05%) Microsoft
9 26 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (19.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 25 (19.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (18.90%) Oracle
11 24 (18.90%) Windows
12 23 (18.11%) CSS
13 19 (14.96%) .NET Framework
13 19 (14.96%) SQL Server 2008
13 19 (14.96%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (13.39%) HTML5
15 16 (12.60%) SQL Server 2012
15 16 (12.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 15 (11.81%) Degree
17 14 (11.02%) WCF
18 13 (10.24%) Scrum
18 13 (10.24%) AngularJS
19 11 (8.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 11 (8.66%) IIS
19 11 (8.66%) T-SQL
19 11 (8.66%) Active Directory

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 11 (8.66%) IIS
2 9 (7.09%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (6.30%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.94%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.57%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.57%) Node.js
8 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.79%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) MS Office
1 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.72%) Firewall
2 5 (3.94%) DHCP
2 5 (3.94%) DNS
2 5 (3.94%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (3.15%) SAN
3 4 (3.15%) Wireless
4 2 (1.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.79%) LAN
5 1 (0.79%) WAN
5 1 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (14.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (12.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (12.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (6.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (6.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (5.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 6 (4.72%) Big Data
7 5 (3.94%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (3.94%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.15%) MySQL
9 3 (2.36%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.79%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 29 (22.83%) Visual Studio
2 19 (14.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (7.09%) JIRA
4 5 (3.94%) NUnit
4 5 (3.94%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.15%) MSTest
6 2 (1.57%) WiX
6 2 (1.57%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.57%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.57%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.57%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.79%) Subversion
7 1 (0.79%) Maven
7 1 (0.79%) Toad
7 1 (0.79%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (6.30%) Finance
2 6 (4.72%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.72%) Banking
3 1 (0.79%) Back Office
3 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 94 (74.02%) Developer
2 48 (37.80%) .NET Developer
3 32 (25.20%) C# Developer
4 28 (22.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (15.75%) ASP.NET Developer
5 20 (15.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (8.66%) Analyst
7 9 (7.09%) Software Developer
8 8 (6.30%) DBA
8 8 (6.30%) SQL DBA
9 7 (5.51%) Python Developer
9 7 (5.51%) Consultant
10 6 (4.72%) Python/Django Developer
10 6 (4.72%) BizTalk Developer
11 5 (3.94%) Support Analyst
12 4 (3.15%) Technical Support
12 4 (3.15%) Web Developer
12 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Developer
12 4 (3.15%) Administrator
12 4 (3.15%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (70.87%) .NET
2 56 (44.09%) ASP.NET
3 38 (29.92%) HTML
4 30 (23.62%) jQuery
5 25 (19.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (18.11%) CSS
7 19 (14.96%) .NET Framework
8 17 (13.39%) HTML5
9 14 (11.02%) WCF
10 13 (10.24%) AngularJS
11 11 (8.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (7.09%) Web Services
12 9 (7.09%) XML
13 6 (4.72%) ADO.NET
13 6 (4.72%) SVG
13 6 (4.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 6 (4.72%) Razor View Engine
13 6 (4.72%) D3.js
13 6 (4.72%) LINQ
13 6 (4.72%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.87%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.72%) Visualisation
2 6 (4.72%) Kindle
3 4 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.15%) Blog
3 4 (3.15%) Data Extraction
4 3 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.57%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.57%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.57%) NHS
5 2 (1.57%) PKI
6 1 (0.79%) Statistics
6 1 (0.79%) Informatics
6 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.79%) Clustering
6 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.90%) Windows
2 5 (3.94%) Linux
2 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.15%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.36%) Debian
5 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.79%) UNIX
6 1 (0.79%) Gentoo
6 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.79%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.92%) MVC
2 26 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (10.24%) Scrum
4 9 (7.09%) Workflow
5 8 (6.30%) Migration
5 8 (6.30%) ITIL
5 8 (6.30%) OOP
6 7 (5.51%) TDD
7 6 (4.72%) OO
8 5 (3.94%) CRM
9 4 (3.15%) E-Commerce
9 4 (3.15%) Project Management
9 4 (3.15%) Data Management
9 4 (3.15%) Information Management
9 4 (3.15%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.15%) Web Development
9 4 (3.15%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (3.15%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (2.36%) Automation Testing
10 3 (2.36%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 83 (65.35%) C#
2 42 (33.07%) SQL
3 28 (22.05%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.66%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.51%) VB.NET
5 7 (5.51%) Python
6 4 (3.15%) VB6
6 4 (3.15%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.15%) VB
7 3 (2.36%) C++
7 3 (2.36%) Java
8 2 (1.57%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.57%) XAML
9 1 (0.79%) Ruby
9 1 (0.79%) R
9 1 (0.79%) C
9 1 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (11.81%) Degree
2 3 (2.36%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.57%) MCDBA
3 2 (1.57%) CCNA
3 2 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (8.66%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.15%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.36%) XenApp
3 3 (2.36%) vSphere
3 3 (2.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (2.36%) Backup Exec
1 3 (2.36%) SCOM
2 2 (1.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (1.57%) WSUS
2 2 (1.57%) SCCM
3 1 (0.79%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 28 (22.05%) Microsoft
2 24 (18.90%) Oracle
3 7 (5.51%) HP
3 7 (5.51%) Cisco
4 6 (4.72%) Splunk
5 5 (3.94%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.94%) VMware
6 3 (2.36%) Citrix
7 2 (1.57%) Dell
7 2 (1.57%) EMC
7 2 (1.57%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.57%) Symantec
7 2 (1.57%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.57%) Red Gate
7 2 (1.57%) F5
8 1 (0.79%) Twitter
8 1 (0.79%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.79%) CA
8 1 (0.79%) Business Objects