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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 26 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 36 83 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.56% 14.54% 12.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.96% 54.97% 60.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 46 56
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £235 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £26.88
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.62%
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
106 151 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.38% 26.44% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 72 82
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 £39.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +24.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 22 £325 -12.16% 23
Peterborough -11 7 £438 +86.17% 13
St Neots - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 35 (46.05%) SQL
1 35 (46.05%) .NET
2 30 (39.47%) C#
3 25 (32.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (28.95%) ASP.NET
5 21 (27.63%) Microsoft
6 19 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (23.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (21.05%) MVC
9 16 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (18.42%) T-SQL
11 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (15.79%) CSS
12 12 (15.79%) Windows
13 11 (14.47%) Web Services
13 11 (14.47%) HTML
13 11 (14.47%) JavaScript
14 10 (13.16%) ITIL
14 10 (13.16%) Project Management
14 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 10 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (13.16%) jQuery
15 9 (11.84%) SharePoint
15 9 (11.84%) IIS
16 8 (10.53%) OLAP
16 8 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (10.53%) XML
17 7 (9.21%) Intranet

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 9 (11.84%) IIS
1 9 (11.84%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.58%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.95%) CMS
5 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.63%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.32%) Node.js
6 1 (1.32%) SAS
6 1 (1.32%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Tridion
1 5 (6.58%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) PaaS
3 1 (1.32%) Office 365
3 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) Intranet
2 2 (2.63%) Firewall
2 2 (2.63%) Wireless
2 2 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.63%) LDAP
2 2 (2.63%) DHCP
2 2 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (1.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (23.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 8 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (10.53%) OLAP
8 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (7.89%) OLAP Cube
10 3 (3.95%) MySQL
11 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
11 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (2.63%) DTS
12 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
12 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
12 1 (1.32%) ROLAP
12 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (9.21%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.26%) Subversion
3 4 (5.26%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.95%) JIRA
5 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.63%) MSBuild
5 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.32%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.32%) Moq
6 1 (1.32%) Hudson
6 1 (1.32%) NUnit
General
1 4 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.32%) Advertising
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (46.05%) Developer
2 21 (27.63%) .NET Developer
3 13 (17.11%) C# Developer
4 12 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Consultant
7 6 (7.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.58%) DBA
8 5 (6.58%) Systems Support
8 5 (6.58%) Architect
8 5 (6.58%) Web Developer
8 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.58%) SQL DBA
9 4 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Systems Support Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Agile .NET Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Agile C# Developer
10 3 (3.95%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (46.05%) .NET
2 22 (28.95%) ASP.NET
3 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (15.79%) CSS
5 11 (14.47%) Web Services
5 11 (14.47%) HTML
6 10 (13.16%) jQuery
7 8 (10.53%) XML
8 7 (9.21%) .NET Framework
9 6 (7.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (6.58%) HTML5
11 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (5.26%) WCF
12 3 (3.95%) SOAP
12 3 (3.95%) CSS3
13 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 2 (2.63%) LINQ
13 2 (2.63%) MDX
13 2 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
14 1 (1.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Data Extraction
2 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.26%) Blog
3 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.63%) NHS
5 1 (1.32%) Replication
5 1 (1.32%) Clustering
5 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) Windows
2 5 (6.58%) Linux
3 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.63%) Debian
5 1 (1.32%) Android
5 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.05%) MVC
3 10 (13.16%) Project Management
3 10 (13.16%) ITIL
4 6 (7.89%) PRINCE2
4 6 (7.89%) Workflow
5 5 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (6.58%) Information Management
5 5 (6.58%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (5.26%) Scrum
6 4 (5.26%) Unit Testing
6 4 (5.26%) Migration
7 3 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.95%) ERP
7 3 (3.95%) Data Analysis
7 3 (3.95%) Data Management
7 3 (3.95%) Resource Management
8 2 (2.63%) BPEL
8 2 (2.63%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 35 (46.05%) SQL
2 30 (39.47%) C#
3 14 (18.42%) T-SQL
4 11 (14.47%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.21%) VB.NET
6 6 (7.89%) VB
6 6 (7.89%) VB6
7 5 (6.58%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.58%) Java
8 2 (2.63%) VBA
8 2 (2.63%) Ruby
9 1 (1.32%) X++
9 1 (1.32%) Groovy
9 1 (1.32%) R
9 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.32%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.63%) Terminal Server
2 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) SCCM
1 1 (1.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (27.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) Business Objects
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle
3 2 (2.63%) Cisco
3 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (1.32%) Citrix
4 1 (1.32%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.32%) VMware
4 1 (1.32%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.32%) SAP
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