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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 22 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 40 49 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.49% 6.72% 15.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.46% 46.67% 52.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 36 47
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £380 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £346 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.10 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.33% +1.90%
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
104 105 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.88% 14.40% 28.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 72 76
Average daily rate £400 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 14
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -53.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -8 22 £325 - 15
Peterborough +12 10 £325 +8.33% 11
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (55.56%) SQL
2 27 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 24 (38.10%) C#
4 22 (34.92%) .NET
5 20 (31.75%) ETL
6 19 (30.16%) JavaScript
7 18 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (25.40%) T-SQL
9 16 (25.40%) ASP.NET
9 16 (25.40%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (22.22%) CSS
10 14 (22.22%) Windows
10 14 (22.22%) Oracle
10 14 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (20.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (17.46%) jQuery
12 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (17.46%) Relational Database
12 11 (17.46%) Finance
13 10 (15.87%) Scrum
13 10 (15.87%) SAP
13 10 (15.87%) HTML
13 10 (15.87%) SharePoint
14 9 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (14.29%) MVC
14 9 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
15 8 (12.70%) .NET Framework
15 8 (12.70%) MySQL
16 7 (11.11%) Degree

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 10 (15.87%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.35%) IIS
3 3 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.59%) Apache
5 1 (1.59%) CMS
5 1 (1.59%) Confluence
5 1 (1.59%) Documentum
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.59%) Node.js
5 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) GitHub
1 2 (3.17%) Office 365
2 1 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Firewall
2 2 (3.17%) LAN
2 2 (3.17%) Network Security
2 2 (3.17%) SAN
2 2 (3.17%) WAN
2 2 (3.17%) Wireless
3 1 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (20.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (17.46%) Relational Database
4 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
6 8 (12.70%) MySQL
7 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (6.35%) RDBMS
10 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
11 2 (3.17%) FileMaker
11 2 (3.17%) QlikView
12 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Power View
12 1 (1.59%) PerformancePoint
12 1 (1.59%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) NUnit
2 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.94%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.35%) Cucumber
3 4 (6.35%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.35%) JUnit
3 4 (6.35%) RSpec
3 4 (6.35%) Selenium
3 4 (6.35%) WebDriver
4 3 (4.76%) Subversion
5 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.17%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.59%) MorphX
6 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (17.46%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Advertising
2 3 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.17%) Legal
3 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (44.44%) Developer
2 9 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Administrator
3 8 (12.70%) Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (9.52%) Data Administrator
4 6 (9.52%) SAP Administrator
5 5 (7.94%) Consultant
5 5 (7.94%) SQL Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Data Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.35%) QA Tester
6 4 (6.35%) SQL BI Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Tester
6 4 (6.35%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.76%) BizTalk Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 3 (4.76%) SAP Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.92%) .NET
2 16 (25.40%) ASP.NET
3 14 (22.22%) CSS
4 11 (17.46%) jQuery
5 10 (15.87%) HTML
6 8 (12.70%) .NET Framework
7 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (7.94%) REST
8 5 (7.94%) Web Services
8 5 (7.94%) XML
9 4 (6.35%) AngularJS
9 4 (6.35%) Gherkin
9 4 (6.35%) XSLT
10 3 (4.76%) MDX
10 3 (4.76%) WPF
11 2 (3.17%) Entity Framework
12 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 1 (1.59%) CSS3
12 1 (1.59%) HTML5
12 1 (1.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
1 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
1 2 (3.17%) Digital Media
1 2 (3.17%) HP Storage
1 2 (3.17%) User Experience
1 2 (3.17%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.59%) Clustering
2 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.59%) Data Extraction
2 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.59%) iPad
2 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.59%) NHS
2 1 (1.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Windows Server
2 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.17%) Linux
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) ETL
2 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (25.40%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (15.87%) Scrum
5 9 (14.29%) MVC
6 6 (9.52%) Change Management
6 6 (9.52%) ERP
7 5 (7.94%) Automated Testing
7 5 (7.94%) CRM
7 5 (7.94%) OO
7 5 (7.94%) Project Management
7 5 (7.94%) TDD
7 5 (7.94%) Web Development
8 4 (6.35%) Analytics
8 4 (6.35%) BDD
8 4 (6.35%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.35%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.35%) Manual Testing
8 4 (6.35%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (55.56%) SQL
2 24 (38.10%) C#
3 19 (30.16%) JavaScript
4 16 (25.40%) T-SQL
5 6 (9.52%) Java
6 5 (7.94%) C++
7 4 (6.35%) Python
7 4 (6.35%) Ruby
7 4 (6.35%) X++
8 3 (4.76%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.76%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.17%) PHP
9 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.59%) SCOM
1 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.22%) Oracle
3 10 (15.87%) SAP
4 4 (6.35%) JD Edwards
5 2 (3.17%) Cisco
5 2 (3.17%) HP
5 2 (3.17%) Nintex
5 2 (3.17%) VMware
6 1 (1.59%) Adobe
6 1 (1.59%) arcserve
6 1 (1.59%) CA
6 1 (1.59%) F5
6 1 (1.59%) Rally
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago