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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 31 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 37 56 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.08% 10.79% 12.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.24% 55.45% 59.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 64
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£400 £358 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% +15.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £226 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £424 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.25 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-1.91% +9.34%
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
141 101 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 19.34% 19.46% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 53 96
Average daily rate £420 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 21 £350 -5.40% 33
Peterborough -14 10 £438 +84.21% 15
St Neots - - - - 1
Huntingdon - - - - 2
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 40 (54.79%) SQL
2 35 (47.95%) .NET
3 31 (42.47%) C#
4 28 (38.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (30.14%) ASP.NET
5 22 (30.14%) Microsoft
6 20 (27.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (26.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (23.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (20.55%) Windows
10 15 (20.55%) T-SQL
11 13 (17.81%) MVC
12 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 11 (15.07%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (15.07%) HTML
13 11 (15.07%) Web Services
14 10 (13.70%) ITIL
15 9 (12.33%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (12.33%) jQuery
16 8 (10.96%) XML
16 8 (10.96%) CSS
16 8 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (10.96%) OLAP
16 8 (10.96%) SQL Server 2000
16 8 (10.96%) Project Management
17 7 (9.59%) SharePoint
17 7 (9.59%) ISO 9001

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (9.59%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.22%) IIS
3 5 (6.85%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (4.11%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.37%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) Office 365
3 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) Intranet
2 4 (5.48%) Firewall
2 4 (5.48%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (4.11%) SAN
3 3 (4.11%) DHCP
3 3 (4.11%) DNS
4 2 (2.74%) Wireless
4 2 (2.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (38.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (27.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (26.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (23.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (12.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (10.96%) OLAP
8 8 (10.96%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (8.22%) OLAP Cube
10 3 (4.11%) MySQL
11 2 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (2.74%) DTS
11 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
12 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Power View
12 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
12 1 (1.37%) ROLAP
12 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.37%) Hudson
4 1 (1.37%) Moq
4 1 (1.37%) JIRA
4 1 (1.37%) Subversion
4 1 (1.37%) NUnit
General
1 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
1 2 (2.74%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.37%) Advertising
2 1 (1.37%) Banking
2 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (43.84%) Developer
2 20 (27.40%) .NET Developer
3 12 (16.44%) C# Developer
4 11 (15.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (10.96%) Analyst
5 8 (10.96%) Consultant
6 7 (9.59%) DBA
6 7 (9.59%) Support Analyst
6 7 (9.59%) SQL DBA
7 6 (8.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Systems Support
8 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Architect
9 4 (5.48%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Systems Support Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) Agile .NET Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Agile C# Developer
10 3 (4.11%) SQL Server DBA
10 3 (4.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (47.95%) .NET
2 22 (30.14%) ASP.NET
3 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (15.07%) HTML
3 11 (15.07%) Web Services
4 9 (12.33%) jQuery
5 8 (10.96%) XML
5 8 (10.96%) CSS
6 5 (6.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (5.48%) .NET Framework
7 4 (5.48%) WCF
7 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (4.11%) HTML5
8 3 (4.11%) LINQ
9 2 (2.74%) SOAP
9 2 (2.74%) MDX
10 1 (1.37%) SignalR
10 1 (1.37%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.37%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Data Extraction
2 4 (5.48%) Blog
3 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.74%) NHS
4 2 (2.74%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.55%) Windows
2 5 (6.85%) Linux
3 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.74%) Debian
4 2 (2.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (17.81%) MVC
3 10 (13.70%) ITIL
4 8 (10.96%) Project Management
5 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2
5 6 (8.22%) Workflow
6 5 (6.85%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (6.85%) Data Analysis
6 5 (6.85%) Information Management
6 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.48%) Migration
7 4 (5.48%) Scrum
8 3 (4.11%) Resource Management
8 3 (4.11%) Data Management
8 3 (4.11%) ERP
9 2 (2.74%) ETL
9 2 (2.74%) BPEL
9 2 (2.74%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.74%) Quality Management
9 2 (2.74%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (54.79%) SQL
2 31 (42.47%) C#
3 15 (20.55%) T-SQL
4 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.22%) VB
5 6 (8.22%) VB.NET
5 6 (8.22%) VB6
6 5 (6.85%) Java
7 1 (1.37%) R
7 1 (1.37%) X++
7 1 (1.37%) Groovy
7 1 (1.37%) C
7 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) CCNA
2 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.74%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.11%) vSphere
3 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) SCCM
1 1 (1.37%) SCOM
1 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (30.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.59%) Business Objects
3 5 (6.85%) HP
3 5 (6.85%) Cisco
3 5 (6.85%) Oracle
4 3 (4.11%) VMware
5 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.74%) Dell
5 2 (2.74%) EMC
5 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.74%) 3PAR
5 2 (2.74%) F5
6 1 (1.37%) Twitter
6 1 (1.37%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.37%) SAP
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