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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 33 21 8
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 40 42 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.08% 7.24% 13.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 29.63% 38.53% 66.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 79
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £29.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-14.40% +16.83%
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
135 109 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.15% 18.79% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 44 110
Average daily rate £425 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £43.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.29% +57.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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 December 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 December 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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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 -3 20 £388 +15.67% 21
Peterborough -4 9 £438 +40.00% 8
St Neots - - - -
Huntingdon - - - - 2
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 55 (57.89%) .NET
2 52 (54.74%) C#
3 42 (44.21%) SQL
4 34 (35.79%) ASP.NET
5 27 (28.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (28.42%) MVC
6 25 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 22 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (22.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (21.05%) Windows
10 19 (20.00%) HTML
10 19 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (18.95%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (16.84%) jQuery
12 16 (16.84%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (15.79%) CSS
14 13 (13.68%) Web Services
14 13 (13.68%) JavaScript
15 12 (12.63%) T-SQL
15 12 (12.63%) Oracle
16 11 (11.58%) Visual Studio
17 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 10 (10.53%) .NET Framework
18 9 (9.47%) WCF
19 8 (8.42%) Workflow
19 8 (8.42%) Scrum
19 8 (8.42%) VB.NET
19 8 (8.42%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (7.37%) IIS
1 7 (7.37%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.32%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.21%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.11%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.05%) Node.js
6 1 (1.05%) SAS
6 1 (1.05%) Content Management Server
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) MS Office
2 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.05%) PaaS
3 1 (1.05%) Office 365
3 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) SAN
1 4 (4.21%) Firewall
2 3 (3.16%) DHCP
2 3 (3.16%) DNS
2 3 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (2.11%) Wireless
3 2 (2.11%) Intranet
4 1 (1.05%) Internet
4 1 (1.05%) LAN
4 1 (1.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (28.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 21 (22.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (18.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (16.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 8 (8.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (7.37%) MySQL
8 7 (7.37%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (6.32%) OLAP
9 6 (6.32%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (4.21%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (4.21%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
11 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
12 1 (1.05%) ROLAP
12 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (11.58%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.21%) NUnit
5 3 (3.16%) JIRA
5 3 (3.16%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.16%) MSTest
6 2 (2.11%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.11%) Subversion
7 1 (1.05%) Maven
7 1 (1.05%) Toad
7 1 (1.05%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.05%) Moq
7 1 (1.05%) Hudson
7 1 (1.05%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.05%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (4.21%) Finance
2 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.11%) Banking
3 1 (1.05%) Retail
3 1 (1.05%) Back Office
3 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.05%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 56 (58.95%) Developer
2 30 (31.58%) .NET Developer
3 16 (16.84%) C# Developer
4 15 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (9.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (9.47%) SQL DBA
5 9 (9.47%) DBA
6 7 (7.37%) Consultant
6 7 (7.37%) Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Administrator
8 4 (4.21%) Systems Support
8 4 (4.21%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.16%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Agile .NET Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (57.89%) .NET
2 34 (35.79%) ASP.NET
3 19 (20.00%) HTML
3 19 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (16.84%) jQuery
5 15 (15.79%) CSS
6 13 (13.68%) Web Services
7 10 (10.53%) .NET Framework
8 9 (9.47%) WCF
9 7 (7.37%) XML
10 6 (6.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (6.32%) AngularJS
11 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (5.26%) HTML5
12 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 3 (3.16%) Razor View Engine
13 3 (3.16%) LINQ
14 2 (2.11%) MDX
14 2 (2.11%) CSS3
14 2 (2.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.21%) Blog
2 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.21%) Data Extraction
3 2 (2.11%) CLARiiON
3 2 (2.11%) Kindle
4 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.05%) Clustering
4 1 (1.05%) NHS
4 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.05%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.05%) Windows
2 6 (6.32%) Linux
3 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.16%) Debian
3 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.05%) UNIX
5 1 (1.05%) Gentoo
5 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.05%) FreeBSD
5 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.42%) MVC
2 22 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (8.42%) Scrum
3 8 (8.42%) Workflow
4 5 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (5.26%) Project Management
4 5 (5.26%) ITIL
4 5 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 4 (4.21%) Data Management
5 4 (4.21%) Information Management
5 4 (4.21%) OOP
5 4 (4.21%) OO
5 4 (4.21%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (3.16%) Unit Testing
6 3 (3.16%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (3.16%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.16%) E-Commerce
6 3 (3.16%) TDD
6 3 (3.16%) Software Engineering
6 3 (3.16%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 52 (54.74%) C#
2 42 (44.21%) SQL
3 13 (13.68%) JavaScript
4 12 (12.63%) T-SQL
5 8 (8.42%) VB.NET
6 7 (7.37%) Java
7 5 (5.26%) VB
7 5 (5.26%) VB6
8 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.11%) Python
9 1 (1.05%) VBA
9 1 (1.05%) R
9 1 (1.05%) Ruby
9 1 (1.05%) Groovy
9 1 (1.05%) PHP
9 1 (1.05%) C
9 1 (1.05%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (6.32%) Degree
2 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.11%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.11%) MCDBA
3 2 (2.11%) CCNA
3 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.37%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.16%) vSphere
3 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.05%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) ARCserve
1 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.05%) SCCM
1 1 (1.05%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.63%) Oracle
3 5 (5.26%) Business Objects
3 5 (5.26%) HP
3 5 (5.26%) Cisco
3 5 (5.26%) VMware
4 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.11%) Dell
5 2 (2.11%) EMC
5 2 (2.11%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.11%) 3PAR
5 2 (2.11%) Red Gate
5 2 (2.11%) F5
6 1 (1.05%) Splunk
6 1 (1.05%) Twitter
6 1 (1.05%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.05%) CA
6 1 (1.05%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.05%) SAP
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