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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 97 82 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.56% 9.93% 6.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.74% 41.00% 48.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 58 30
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
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
195 200 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 23.24% 24.21% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 122 50
Average daily rate £355 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £425 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 2
Average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -36.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -5 54 £350 +3.70% 33
Peterborough -4 14 £355 +9.23% 11
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 57 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 55 (36.18%) SQL
3 53 (34.87%) .NET
4 51 (33.55%) Windows
5 50 (32.89%) C#
6 39 (25.66%) Microsoft
7 37 (24.34%) Active Directory
8 33 (21.71%) JavaScript
8 33 (21.71%) ASP.NET
8 33 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (21.05%) Oracle
9 32 (21.05%) SharePoint
10 29 (19.08%) BizTalk Server
11 27 (17.76%) MVC
12 26 (17.11%) IIS
13 25 (16.45%) SQL Server 2012
14 23 (15.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 22 (14.47%) XML
15 22 (14.47%) MS Excel
15 22 (14.47%) Linux
15 22 (14.47%) VMware
16 21 (13.82%) MS Exchange
16 21 (13.82%) ITIL
16 21 (13.82%) SQL Server 2005
17 20 (13.16%) WCF
17 20 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
17 20 (13.16%) HTML
17 20 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
17 20 (13.16%) DNS
17 20 (13.16%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 29 (19.08%) BizTalk Server
3 26 (17.11%) IIS
4 21 (13.82%) MS Exchange
5 19 (12.50%) CMS
6 16 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (7.89%) Sitecore CMS
7 12 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (7.24%) Apache Pig
9 6 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (2.63%) Apache Solr
11 4 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (2.63%) JBoss
12 3 (1.97%) Tomcat
12 3 (1.97%) Drupal
12 3 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.97%) WordPress
13 2 (1.32%) Node.js
14 1 (0.66%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (14.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (8.55%) Tridion
2 8 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (3.29%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (2.63%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.32%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.32%) Office 365
3 1 (0.66%) IaaS
3 1 (0.66%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.16%) DNS
2 18 (11.84%) DHCP
2 18 (11.84%) Firewall
3 15 (9.87%) SAN
4 13 (8.55%) LDAP
5 10 (6.58%) LAN
5 10 (6.58%) WAN
6 9 (5.92%) Wireless
7 6 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (3.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (1.97%) Intranet
10 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.32%) AMQP
11 1 (0.66%) VLAN
11 1 (0.66%) Internet
11 1 (0.66%) IPv4
11 1 (0.66%) FTP
11 1 (0.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 25 (16.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (15.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (13.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (10.53%) Hadoop
6 15 (9.87%) MySQL
7 13 (8.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (7.24%) Apache Hive
9 9 (5.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (3.95%) Oracle Database
10 6 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (3.95%) Data Mining
11 5 (3.29%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (2.63%) EDRMS
13 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.97%) Relational Database
14 2 (1.32%) Big Data
14 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (10.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 13 (8.55%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.26%) Selenium
3 8 (5.26%) NUnit
4 7 (4.61%) JIRA
4 7 (4.61%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.95%) Subversion
6 5 (3.29%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (3.29%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.63%) MSBuild
8 3 (1.97%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.97%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.66%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.66%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.66%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (3.95%) Finance
2 2 (1.32%) Legal
2 2 (1.32%) Banking
2 2 (1.32%) Retail
3 1 (0.66%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 75 (49.34%) Developer
2 36 (23.68%) .NET Developer
3 29 (19.08%) Analyst
4 12 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 9 (5.92%) DBA
5 9 (5.92%) Web Developer
5 9 (5.92%) Sitecore Developer
6 8 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 8 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 7 (4.61%) SQL DBA
7 7 (4.61%) WPF Developer
7 7 (4.61%) Hadoop Developer
7 7 (4.61%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (4.61%) BizTalk Developer
8 6 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (3.95%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 6 (3.95%) .NET Web Developer
8 6 (3.95%) Consultant
8 6 (3.95%) Support Analyst
8 6 (3.95%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (34.87%) .NET
2 33 (21.71%) ASP.NET
3 22 (14.47%) XML
4 20 (13.16%) HTML
4 20 (13.16%) WCF
5 19 (12.50%) jQuery
6 16 (10.53%) CSS
6 16 (10.53%) SOAP
7 15 (9.87%) XSLT
7 15 (9.87%) .NET Framework
8 13 (8.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (7.89%) Web Services
10 11 (7.24%) WPF
11 10 (6.58%) Entity Framework
12 8 (5.26%) Razor View Engine
12 8 (5.26%) HTML5
13 6 (3.95%) CSS3
14 5 (3.29%) Ajax
15 4 (2.63%) Spring
15 4 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.92%) HP Storage
2 6 (3.95%) Clustering
3 5 (3.29%) CLARiiON
3 5 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.97%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.32%) NHS
5 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.32%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.32%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.66%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.66%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.66%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 51 (33.55%) Windows
2 22 (14.47%) Linux
3 20 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (7.89%) Debian
6 10 (6.58%) Windows 7
7 7 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.97%) Fedora
8 3 (1.97%) UNIX
9 2 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (1.32%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.66%) Android
10 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (17.76%) MVC
3 21 (13.82%) ITIL
4 20 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (11.18%) E-Commerce
6 14 (9.21%) TDD
7 12 (7.89%) Project Management
8 11 (7.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (7.24%) ERP
8 11 (7.24%) MapReduce
8 11 (7.24%) Change Control
9 9 (5.92%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (5.92%) MVVM
10 8 (5.26%) Network Management
11 7 (4.61%) High Availability
11 7 (4.61%) Web Development
11 7 (4.61%) Change Management
11 7 (4.61%) Migration
12 6 (3.95%) Load Testing
12 6 (3.95%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (36.18%) SQL
2 50 (32.89%) C#
3 33 (21.71%) JavaScript
4 16 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 16 (10.53%) PowerShell
5 13 (8.55%) Java
6 7 (4.61%) Delphi
6 7 (4.61%) PL/SQL
6 7 (4.61%) Pascal
7 4 (2.63%) PHP
8 3 (1.97%) Perl
8 3 (1.97%) C++
8 3 (1.97%) VBA
8 3 (1.97%) Python
9 2 (1.32%) Ruby
9 2 (1.32%) VBScript
9 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (3.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (3.29%) Degree
2 5 (3.29%) CCNA
3 4 (2.63%) MCSE
4 3 (1.97%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.66%) CISSP
5 1 (0.66%) OCP
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.66%) MCSA
5 1 (0.66%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.66%) CCA
System Software
1 37 (24.34%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.58%) Hyper-V
3 9 (5.92%) Terminal Server
4 7 (4.61%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (3.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (3.29%) vSphere
7 2 (1.32%) Varnish
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.32%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.32%) HDFS
8 1 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.66%) XenApp
8 1 (0.66%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (5.26%) ARCserve
2 3 (1.97%) SCOM
2 3 (1.97%) MOM
2 3 (1.97%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (1.32%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.66%) WMI
4 1 (0.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (25.66%) Microsoft
2 32 (21.05%) Oracle
3 22 (14.47%) VMware
4 19 (12.50%) HP
5 15 (9.87%) Red Hat
6 14 (9.21%) Cisco
7 12 (7.89%) Sitecore
8 9 (5.92%) Dell
8 9 (5.92%) Citrix
9 8 (5.26%) CA
10 6 (3.95%) EMC
11 5 (3.29%) JD Edwards
11 5 (3.29%) CheckPoint
11 5 (3.29%) F5
12 4 (2.63%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.63%) Dell Compellent
13 3 (1.97%) Nintex
13 3 (1.97%) Veeam
13 3 (1.97%) NetApp
13 3 (1.97%) IBM
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