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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 58 74 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 9.98% 8.73% 8.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.00% 39.57% 40.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 50 53
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £23.50 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.85% +5.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £29.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +32.22%
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
145 187 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 24.96% 22.05% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 103 117
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £23.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.85% +4.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +3 33 £350 -4.10% 16
Peterborough +4 10 £450 +34.32% 7
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 60 (58.25%) SQL
2 48 (46.60%) Microsoft
3 45 (43.69%) .NET
4 43 (41.75%) C#
5 37 (35.92%) ASP.NET
6 32 (31.07%) T-SQL
7 31 (30.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 30 (29.13%) JavaScript
9 27 (26.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 26 (25.24%) Windows
11 24 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (23.30%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (20.39%) CSS
13 20 (19.42%) Oracle
14 19 (18.45%) HTML
14 19 (18.45%) SQL Server 2008
15 18 (17.48%) .NET Framework
15 18 (17.48%) MVC
16 17 (16.50%) ETL
16 17 (16.50%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (15.53%) jQuery
18 15 (14.56%) Web Development
18 15 (14.56%) SQL Server 2012
19 14 (13.59%) Data Warehouse
19 14 (13.59%) Finance
20 13 (12.62%) Scrum
20 13 (12.62%) BizTalk Server
20 13 (12.62%) MS Excel
20 13 (12.62%) Java
20 13 (12.62%) Visual Studio

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (12.62%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (11.65%) IIS
3 11 (10.68%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.80%) CMS
5 5 (4.85%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (3.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.91%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.91%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.91%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.97%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.97%) Confluence
8 1 (0.97%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (12.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.91%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.97%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.91%) Office 365
2 1 (0.97%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) DHCP
1 5 (4.85%) DNS
2 3 (2.91%) LAN
2 3 (2.91%) WAN
3 2 (1.94%) LDAP
3 2 (1.94%) Network Security
4 1 (0.97%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (30.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 27 (26.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (18.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (14.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (13.59%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (9.71%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (9.71%) Relational Database
7 9 (8.74%) MySQL
7 9 (8.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (7.77%) Data Mining
9 7 (6.80%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (6.80%) Oracle Database
9 7 (6.80%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (3.88%) QlikView
11 4 (3.88%) RDBMS
12 3 (2.91%) BusinessObjects XI
12 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (12.62%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.80%) Subversion
3 6 (5.83%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.85%) NUnit
4 5 (4.85%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.88%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.88%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.88%) JUnit
5 4 (3.88%) RSpec
5 4 (3.88%) Selenium
5 4 (3.88%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.91%) TortoiseSVN
7 2 (1.94%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.97%) Ant
8 1 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.97%) MSTest
General
1 14 (13.59%) Finance
2 8 (7.77%) Advertising
3 3 (2.91%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.94%) Back Office
4 2 (1.94%) Front Office
4 2 (1.94%) Legal
4 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (48.54%) Developer
2 25 (24.27%) .NET Developer
3 12 (11.65%) SQL Developer
4 9 (8.74%) Administrator
4 9 (8.74%) Analyst
5 8 (7.77%) Architect
5 8 (7.77%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (7.77%) Web Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Applications Support
6 7 (6.80%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.83%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.85%) Data Architect
8 5 (4.85%) DBA
8 5 (4.85%) Technical Manager
8 5 (4.85%) Tester
9 4 (3.88%) Business Developer
9 4 (3.88%) QA Tester
9 4 (3.88%) Senior Unix Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (43.69%) .NET
2 37 (35.92%) ASP.NET
3 21 (20.39%) CSS
4 19 (18.45%) HTML
5 18 (17.48%) .NET Framework
6 17 (16.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (15.53%) jQuery
8 11 (10.68%) AngularJS
8 11 (10.68%) XML
9 10 (9.71%) REST
9 10 (9.71%) Web Services
10 6 (5.83%) RESTful
10 6 (5.83%) SOAP
11 5 (4.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (4.85%) JSF
12 4 (3.88%) Ajax
12 4 (3.88%) Gherkin
12 4 (3.88%) Node.js
12 4 (3.88%) React
13 3 (2.91%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (5.83%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.88%) iPad
3 3 (2.91%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.94%) Clustering
4 2 (1.94%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.94%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.97%) NHS
5 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.24%) Windows
2 8 (7.77%) Linux
3 6 (5.83%) Unix
4 4 (3.88%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.91%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.91%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.91%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.91%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.97%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (23.30%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (17.48%) MVC
3 17 (16.50%) ETL
4 15 (14.56%) Web Development
5 13 (12.62%) Scrum
6 10 (9.71%) OO
7 9 (8.74%) ITIL
8 8 (7.77%) ERP
9 7 (6.80%) Data Management
9 7 (6.80%) Data Modelling
9 7 (6.80%) SOA
10 6 (5.83%) API Design
11 5 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (4.85%) Data Governance
11 5 (4.85%) Manual Testing
11 5 (4.85%) Migration
11 5 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (4.85%) TDD
12 4 (3.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (58.25%) SQL
2 43 (41.75%) C#
3 32 (31.07%) T-SQL
4 30 (29.13%) JavaScript
5 13 (12.62%) Java
6 9 (8.74%) PL/SQL
7 7 (6.80%) PowerShell
8 6 (5.83%) Python
8 6 (5.83%) Ruby
9 5 (4.85%) C++
9 5 (4.85%) VBA
10 4 (3.88%) PHP
11 3 (2.91%) VBScript
11 3 (2.91%) X++
12 2 (1.94%) Perl
12 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.97%) C
13 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (10.68%) Degree
2 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.91%) CCNA
3 3 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (2.91%) MCSA
4 2 (1.94%) MCSE
4 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.97%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.97%) MCITP
5 1 (0.97%) OCP
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) QA
2 3 (2.91%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (8.74%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.94%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) SCCM
2 2 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.94%) Puppet
3 1 (0.97%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.97%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 48 (46.60%) Microsoft
2 20 (19.42%) Oracle
3 8 (7.77%) VMware
4 7 (6.80%) Citrix
5 6 (5.83%) JD Edwards
6 5 (4.85%) Sitecore
7 4 (3.88%) Cognos
7 4 (3.88%) NetApp
8 3 (2.91%) Cisco
9 2 (1.94%) HP
9 2 (1.94%) IBM
9 2 (1.94%) SAP
10 1 (0.97%) Nintex
10 1 (0.97%) Rally