The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 20 6
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 82 48 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 10.06% 6.79% 12.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.80% 48.98% 64.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 30 62
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £225 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.27% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
201 98 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 24.66% 13.86% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 50 89
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.61% -4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £25.10 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £35.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server
East of England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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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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 44 £338 +3.84% 37
Peterborough +4 21 £325 -8.77% 22
Huntingdon - - - - 4
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 132 (68.39%) .NET
2 123 (63.73%) C#
3 95 (49.22%) ASP.NET
4 66 (34.20%) HTML
5 55 (28.50%) MVC
6 54 (27.98%) JavaScript
7 53 (27.46%) jQuery
8 51 (26.42%) Visual Studio
9 50 (25.91%) Oracle
10 46 (23.83%) SQL Server 2008
11 42 (21.76%) SQL
12 41 (21.24%) ASP.NET MVC
13 40 (20.73%) Microsoft
14 39 (20.21%) CSS
15 36 (18.65%) HTML5
16 32 (16.58%) Windows
17 26 (13.47%) .NET Framework
18 25 (12.95%) Migration
19 24 (12.44%) Active Directory
20 22 (11.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 21 (10.88%) TDD
21 21 (10.88%) MS Exchange
21 21 (10.88%) Exchange Server 2010
22 19 (9.84%) SQL Server 2012
22 19 (9.84%) WCF
23 18 (9.33%) SharePoint
24 17 (8.81%) ITIL
24 17 (8.81%) Exchange Server 2003
24 17 (8.81%) Agile Software Development
25 16 (8.29%) HP

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 21 (10.88%) MS Exchange
1 21 (10.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (9.33%) SharePoint
3 17 (8.81%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (4.66%) IIS
5 8 (4.15%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (3.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.04%) Apache
8 2 (1.04%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.04%) Node.js
9 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.52%) Lync
9 1 (0.52%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 4 (2.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.55%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.07%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.04%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.04%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.77%) Firewall
2 14 (7.25%) Wireless
3 10 (5.18%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (2.59%) LAN
4 5 (2.59%) WAN
5 4 (2.07%) DHCP
5 4 (2.07%) DNS
5 4 (2.07%) SAN
6 2 (1.04%) Internet
7 1 (0.52%) Intranet
7 1 (0.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (23.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 22 (11.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (9.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (7.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (6.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.11%) Big Data
6 6 (3.11%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.59%) MySQL
8 4 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.07%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.55%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.55%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.04%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.52%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 51 (26.42%) Visual Studio
2 12 (6.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (5.70%) NUnit
4 10 (5.18%) JIRA
4 10 (5.18%) MSTest
5 5 (2.59%) JUnit
6 4 (2.07%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.55%) WiX
7 3 (1.55%) MSBuild
7 3 (1.55%) Subversion
8 2 (1.04%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.04%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.04%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.52%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.52%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.52%) Robotium
9 1 (0.52%) Maven
9 1 (0.52%) Selenium
9 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (4.66%) Finance
2 6 (3.11%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.59%) Banking
4 1 (0.52%) Back Office
4 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 141 (73.06%) Developer
2 77 (39.90%) .NET Developer
3 56 (29.02%) C# Developer
4 51 (26.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 49 (25.39%) ASP.NET Developer
6 43 (22.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 23 (11.92%) Analyst
8 10 (5.18%) Support Analyst
8 10 (5.18%) Technical Analyst
9 8 (4.15%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.15%) Administrator
9 8 (4.15%) Software Developer
10 7 (3.63%) Consultant
10 7 (3.63%) Python Developer
11 6 (3.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (3.11%) BizTalk Developer
11 6 (3.11%) Python/Django Developer
12 5 (2.59%) CRM Developer
12 5 (2.59%) SharePoint Administrator
12 5 (2.59%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (68.39%) .NET
2 95 (49.22%) ASP.NET
3 66 (34.20%) HTML
4 53 (27.46%) jQuery
5 41 (21.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 39 (20.21%) CSS
7 36 (18.65%) HTML5
8 26 (13.47%) .NET Framework
9 19 (9.84%) WCF
10 16 (8.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 13 (6.74%) AngularJS
11 13 (6.74%) CSS3
12 12 (6.22%) Razor View Engine
13 11 (5.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 11 (5.70%) XML
14 10 (5.18%) Web Services
14 10 (5.18%) LINQ
15 7 (3.63%) ASP.NET MVC 2
15 7 (3.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 7 (3.63%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.63%) Computer Science
1 7 (3.63%) Visualisation
2 6 (3.11%) Kindle
3 4 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.07%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.07%) PKI
4 3 (1.55%) NHS
4 3 (1.55%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.55%) RIA
5 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.04%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.04%) Informatics
6 1 (0.52%) Statistics
6 1 (0.52%) Clustering
6 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.52%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.52%) Wiki
6 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.58%) Windows
2 16 (8.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (7.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (7.25%) Windows 7
5 7 (3.63%) Linux
6 4 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.07%) UNIX
7 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.04%) Android
9 1 (0.52%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.52%) Debian
9 1 (0.52%) Gentoo
9 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (28.50%) MVC
2 25 (12.95%) Migration
3 21 (10.88%) TDD
4 17 (8.81%) ITIL
4 17 (8.81%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (6.74%) Scrum
6 12 (6.22%) OO
7 11 (5.70%) OOP
8 9 (4.66%) Workflow
9 8 (4.15%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (4.15%) CRM
9 8 (4.15%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (4.15%) Change Control
10 7 (3.63%) E-Commerce
11 6 (3.11%) Data Migration
12 4 (2.07%) Multithreading
12 4 (2.07%) Network Management
12 4 (2.07%) Software Engineering
12 4 (2.07%) Web Development
13 3 (1.55%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (63.73%) C#
2 54 (27.98%) JavaScript
3 42 (21.76%) SQL
4 14 (7.25%) T-SQL
5 8 (4.15%) Python
6 7 (3.63%) Java
7 6 (3.11%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.59%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.07%) PHP
9 4 (2.07%) C++
10 3 (1.55%) XAML
10 3 (1.55%) Ruby
11 2 (1.04%) PHP5
11 2 (1.04%) Perl
12 1 (0.52%) Delphi
12 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.52%) VB
12 1 (0.52%) Groovy
12 1 (0.52%) Korn
12 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (6.74%) Degree
2 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.04%) MCDBA
3 2 (1.04%) CCA
3 2 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (1.04%) MCITP
4 1 (0.52%) CISSP
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.52%) CCNP
4 1 (0.52%) CCNA
4 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (12.44%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.29%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.15%) XenApp
4 7 (3.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.04%) XenServer
6 1 (0.52%) vSphere
6 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (3.11%) SCOM
2 4 (2.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (2.07%) ARCserve
2 4 (2.07%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.07%) WSUS
3 3 (1.55%) SCCM
4 1 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 50 (25.91%) Oracle
2 40 (20.73%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.29%) HP
3 16 (8.29%) Cisco
4 8 (4.15%) Citrix
5 6 (3.11%) Splunk
6 5 (2.59%) VMware
6 5 (2.59%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.07%) Symantec
7 4 (2.07%) CA
8 2 (1.04%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.04%) Cognos
8 2 (1.04%) Red Gate
9 1 (0.52%) Exinda
9 1 (0.52%) Altiris
9 1 (0.52%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.52%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.52%) Perforce
9 1 (0.52%) NetApp
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