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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 102 91 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.08% 11.96% 8.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.76% 41.55% 50.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 50 30
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£350 £331 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +2.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -8.00%
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
205 219 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 26.28% 28.78% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 105 52
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £425 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.96% -5.00%

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 July 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 July 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 0 53 £356 +1.78% 42
Peterborough -2 18 £330 +4.76% 13
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 56 (38.62%) SQL
2 55 (37.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (33.10%) Windows
4 44 (30.34%) .NET
5 42 (28.97%) Microsoft
6 41 (28.28%) C#
7 38 (26.21%) Active Directory
8 32 (22.07%) SharePoint
9 30 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 29 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 28 (19.31%) JavaScript
11 28 (19.31%) Oracle
12 27 (18.62%) BizTalk Server
13 26 (17.93%) ITIL
14 25 (17.24%) IIS
15 22 (15.17%) Linux
15 22 (15.17%) SQL Server 2005
16 21 (14.48%) MS Excel
16 21 (14.48%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (14.48%) SQL Server 2012
17 20 (13.79%) HP
17 20 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
17 20 (13.79%) MS Exchange
17 20 (13.79%) XML
17 20 (13.79%) VMware
18 19 (13.10%) MVC
18 19 (13.10%) T-SQL
19 18 (12.41%) DNS
19 18 (12.41%) Windows Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 32 (22.07%) SharePoint
2 27 (18.62%) BizTalk Server
3 25 (17.24%) IIS
4 20 (13.79%) MS Exchange
5 17 (11.72%) CMS
6 15 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (7.59%) Apache Pig
9 10 (6.90%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (2.76%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (2.76%) Apache Solr
12 4 (2.76%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (2.07%) Drupal
13 3 (2.07%) JBoss
13 3 (2.07%) Tomcat
13 3 (2.07%) WordPress
14 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (14.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (8.97%) Tridion
2 8 (5.52%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (4.83%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (2.76%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.38%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.38%) Office 365
3 1 (0.69%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.41%) DNS
2 17 (11.72%) Firewall
3 16 (11.03%) DHCP
4 14 (9.66%) SAN
5 13 (8.97%) LDAP
6 10 (6.90%) Wireless
7 8 (5.52%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (5.52%) LAN
7 8 (5.52%) WAN
8 6 (4.14%) Intranet
9 5 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (1.38%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.38%) AMQP
11 1 (0.69%) VLAN
11 1 (0.69%) Internet
11 1 (0.69%) IPv4
11 1 (0.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (37.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 29 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (15.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (14.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (11.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (11.03%) Hadoop
7 14 (9.66%) MySQL
8 11 (7.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (7.59%) Apache Hive
9 7 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (4.14%) Data Mining
11 5 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (3.45%) Oracle Database
12 3 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (1.38%) EDRMS
13 2 (1.38%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.38%) DTS
13 2 (1.38%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 16 (11.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 13 (8.97%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.83%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.83%) JIRA
3 7 (4.83%) Selenium
4 5 (3.45%) TeamCity
4 5 (3.45%) Subversion
5 4 (2.76%) MSBuild
6 3 (2.07%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.07%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (2.07%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.07%) NUnit
7 2 (1.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.69%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.69%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (4.83%) Finance
2 2 (1.38%) Legal
2 2 (1.38%) Banking
2 2 (1.38%) Retail
3 1 (0.69%) Advertising
3 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (45.52%) Developer
2 29 (20.00%) Analyst
2 29 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (7.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 10 (6.90%) DBA
5 8 (5.52%) Web Developer
5 8 (5.52%) Support Analyst
5 8 (5.52%) SQL DBA
5 8 (5.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 8 (5.52%) Sitecore Developer
6 7 (4.83%) Hadoop Developer
6 7 (4.83%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (4.83%) C# Developer
7 6 (4.14%) .NET Web Developer
7 6 (4.14%) Data Analyst
7 6 (4.14%) Consultant
7 6 (4.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (3.45%) BizTalk Developer
8 5 (3.45%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (30.34%) .NET
2 29 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 20 (13.79%) XML
4 15 (10.34%) SOAP
5 14 (9.66%) HTML
5 14 (9.66%) CSS
6 13 (8.97%) XSLT
6 13 (8.97%) WCF
6 13 (8.97%) jQuery
7 11 (7.59%) Web Services
8 10 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (6.21%) .NET Framework
10 7 (4.83%) WPF
10 7 (4.83%) HTML5
11 5 (3.45%) Entity Framework
11 5 (3.45%) CSS3
11 5 (3.45%) Ajax
12 4 (2.76%) Symfony
13 3 (2.07%) JSON
13 3 (2.07%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.90%) HP Storage
2 5 (3.45%) CLARiiON
2 5 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.76%) Data Extraction
3 4 (2.76%) Clustering
4 3 (2.07%) NHS
4 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.07%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.38%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.38%) Replication
5 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 48 (33.10%) Windows
2 22 (15.17%) Linux
3 20 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (12.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (12.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (8.28%) Debian
6 11 (7.59%) Windows 7
7 7 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.07%) Fedora
8 3 (2.07%) UNIX
9 2 (1.38%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (1.38%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.69%) Android
10 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (17.93%) ITIL
3 21 (14.48%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (13.10%) MVC
5 17 (11.72%) E-Commerce
6 14 (9.66%) Project Management
7 12 (8.28%) ERP
7 12 (8.28%) TDD
7 12 (8.28%) Change Control
8 11 (7.59%) MapReduce
9 10 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (6.21%) Migration
11 7 (4.83%) Web Development
11 7 (4.83%) Change Management
11 7 (4.83%) Network Management
12 6 (4.14%) High Availability
12 6 (4.14%) Data Analysis
12 6 (4.14%) Load Balancing
12 6 (4.14%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (38.62%) SQL
2 41 (28.28%) C#
3 28 (19.31%) JavaScript
4 19 (13.10%) T-SQL
5 16 (11.03%) PowerShell
6 13 (8.97%) Java
7 7 (4.83%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.76%) PHP
9 3 (2.07%) VBA
9 3 (2.07%) Python
9 3 (2.07%) Pascal
9 3 (2.07%) Perl
9 3 (2.07%) C++
9 3 (2.07%) Delphi
10 2 (1.38%) VBScript
10 2 (1.38%) Ruby
11 1 (0.69%) X++
11 1 (0.69%) VB6
11 1 (0.69%) VB
11 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (4.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (3.45%) CCNA
3 4 (2.76%) MCSE
3 4 (2.76%) Degree
4 3 (2.07%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.69%) CISSP
5 1 (0.69%) OCP
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.69%) MCSA
5 1 (0.69%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.69%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (26.21%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.59%) Hyper-V
3 9 (6.21%) Terminal Server
4 5 (3.45%) vSphere
4 5 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.07%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.38%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.38%) Varnish
6 2 (1.38%) HDFS
7 1 (0.69%) XenApp
7 1 (0.69%) XenServer
7 1 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (4.83%) ARCserve
2 3 (2.07%) SCOM
2 3 (2.07%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (1.38%) MOM
3 2 (1.38%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (28.97%) Microsoft
2 28 (19.31%) Oracle
3 20 (13.79%) HP
3 20 (13.79%) VMware
4 15 (10.34%) Cisco
4 15 (10.34%) Red Hat
5 10 (6.90%) Sitecore
6 9 (6.21%) Dell
7 7 (4.83%) Citrix
7 7 (4.83%) CA
8 6 (4.14%) EMC
9 5 (3.45%) JD Edwards
9 5 (3.45%) CheckPoint
9 5 (3.45%) F5
10 4 (2.76%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.76%) Dell Compellent
11 3 (2.07%) Nintex
11 3 (2.07%) Veeam
11 3 (2.07%) NetApp
11 3 (2.07%) IBM
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