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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 13 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 74 69 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 8.73% 8.31% 6.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.66% 39.20% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 50 24
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £284 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 £22.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% -18.03%
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
182 176 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.46% 21.20% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 116 39
Average daily rate £365 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £292 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
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 £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 28 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 28 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 +3 49 £365 +12.30% 30
Peterborough -4 11 £335 +4.28% 7
Huntingdon -2 1 - - 1
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 56 (36.13%) SQL
2 55 (35.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (34.84%) .NET
4 52 (33.55%) Windows
5 50 (32.26%) C#
6 39 (25.16%) Microsoft
7 37 (23.87%) Active Directory
8 35 (22.58%) Oracle
9 34 (21.94%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (20.65%) ASP.NET
11 31 (20.00%) SharePoint
11 31 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
12 29 (18.71%) JavaScript
13 26 (16.77%) MVC
14 25 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 24 (15.48%) WCF
15 24 (15.48%) IIS
16 23 (14.84%) XML
16 23 (14.84%) SQL Server 2005
16 23 (14.84%) VMware
16 23 (14.84%) SQL Server 2012
17 22 (14.19%) MS Excel
18 21 (13.55%) ITIL
18 21 (13.55%) Linux
18 21 (13.55%) MS Exchange
18 21 (13.55%) HTML
18 21 (13.55%) Business Intelligence
19 20 (12.90%) HP
19 20 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
20 19 (12.26%) DNS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 31 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 31 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 24 (15.48%) IIS
3 21 (13.55%) MS Exchange
4 16 (10.32%) CMS
4 16 (10.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (7.74%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (7.10%) Sitecore CMS
6 11 (7.10%) Apache Pig
7 6 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (3.23%) JBoss
8 5 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.58%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.94%) Drupal
10 3 (1.94%) WordPress
10 3 (1.94%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.29%) Apache Solr
11 2 (1.29%) Node.js
12 1 (0.65%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (14.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.81%) Tridion
2 8 (5.16%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (3.87%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (2.58%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.29%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.94%) Office 365
3 1 (0.65%) IaaS
3 1 (0.65%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.26%) DNS
2 18 (11.61%) Firewall
3 17 (10.97%) DHCP
4 15 (9.68%) SAN
5 12 (7.74%) LDAP
6 10 (6.45%) LAN
6 10 (6.45%) WAN
7 9 (5.81%) Wireless
8 6 (3.87%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (1.29%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.29%) AMQP
10 2 (1.29%) Intranet
11 1 (0.65%) Internet
11 1 (0.65%) IPv4
11 1 (0.65%) FTP
11 1 (0.65%) HTTP
11 1 (0.65%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (35.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 25 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (14.84%) SQL Server 2005
3 23 (14.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (10.97%) MySQL
5 16 (10.32%) Hadoop
6 15 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (7.10%) Apache Hive
8 9 (5.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (4.52%) Oracle Database
10 6 (3.87%) Data Mining
11 5 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (2.58%) EDRMS
12 4 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (2.58%) Relational Database
13 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (1.29%) RDBMS
14 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (1.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (10.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 11 (7.10%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.16%) Selenium
3 8 (5.16%) NUnit
4 5 (3.23%) JIRA
4 5 (3.23%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.94%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.94%) Subversion
5 3 (1.94%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.29%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.29%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.65%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.65%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 4 (2.58%) Finance
2 2 (1.29%) Legal
2 2 (1.29%) Banking
2 2 (1.29%) Retail
3 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 77 (49.68%) Developer
2 37 (23.87%) .NET Developer
3 29 (18.71%) Analyst
4 12 (7.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 10 (6.45%) BizTalk Developer
6 9 (5.81%) Sitecore Developer
6 9 (5.81%) DBA
7 8 (5.16%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 7 (4.52%) SQL DBA
8 7 (4.52%) Consultant
8 7 (4.52%) Web Developer
8 7 (4.52%) WPF Developer
8 7 (4.52%) Hadoop Developer
9 6 (3.87%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (3.87%) Data Analyst
9 6 (3.87%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.87%) Support Analyst
9 6 (3.87%) C# Developer
9 6 (3.87%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 5 (3.23%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (34.84%) .NET
2 32 (20.65%) ASP.NET
3 24 (15.48%) WCF
4 23 (14.84%) XML
5 21 (13.55%) HTML
6 19 (12.26%) jQuery
7 16 (10.32%) .NET Framework
7 16 (10.32%) SOAP
8 15 (9.68%) XSLT
9 13 (8.39%) Web Services
9 13 (8.39%) CSS
10 11 (7.10%) WPF
10 11 (7.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (5.81%) Entity Framework
12 8 (5.16%) Razor View Engine
12 8 (5.16%) HTML5
13 5 (3.23%) RESTful
13 5 (3.23%) UDDI
13 5 (3.23%) Spring
13 5 (3.23%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.81%) HP Storage
2 5 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.23%) CLARiiON
2 5 (3.23%) Clustering
3 4 (2.58%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.94%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.94%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.29%) Replication
5 2 (1.29%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.29%) NHS
5 2 (1.29%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.65%) CMDB
6 1 (0.65%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.65%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.65%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 52 (33.55%) Windows
2 21 (13.55%) Linux
3 20 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (12.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (12.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (7.10%) Debian
6 10 (6.45%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.58%) UNIX
9 3 (1.94%) Fedora
10 2 (1.29%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (1.29%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.65%) Android
11 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.94%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (16.77%) MVC
3 21 (13.55%) ITIL
3 21 (13.55%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (10.97%) E-Commerce
5 15 (9.68%) TDD
6 12 (7.74%) ERP
6 12 (7.74%) Project Management
7 11 (7.10%) MapReduce
7 11 (7.10%) Change Control
8 10 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (5.81%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (5.81%) MVVM
9 9 (5.81%) High Availability
10 8 (5.16%) Network Management
10 8 (5.16%) Web Development
10 8 (5.16%) Change Management
11 7 (4.52%) OO
11 7 (4.52%) Migration
12 6 (3.87%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 56 (36.13%) SQL
2 50 (32.26%) C#
3 29 (18.71%) JavaScript
4 17 (10.97%) T-SQL
5 16 (10.32%) Java
6 13 (8.39%) PowerShell
7 7 (4.52%) Delphi
7 7 (4.52%) PL/SQL
7 7 (4.52%) Pascal
8 4 (2.58%) Python
8 4 (2.58%) PHP
9 3 (1.94%) Perl
9 3 (1.94%) C++
9 3 (1.94%) VBA
10 2 (1.29%) VBScript
10 2 (1.29%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.65%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (3.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.23%) Degree
3 5 (3.23%) CCNA
4 4 (2.58%) MCSE
5 3 (1.94%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.65%) CISSP
6 1 (0.65%) OCP
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.65%) MCSA
6 1 (0.65%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.65%) CCA
System Software
1 37 (23.87%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.10%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.16%) Terminal Server
4 7 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (3.87%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.23%) vSphere
7 4 (2.58%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.29%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.29%) XenServer
8 2 (1.29%) Varnish
8 2 (1.29%) HDFS
9 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.65%) XenApp
9 1 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 8 (5.16%) ARCserve
2 3 (1.94%) SCOM
2 3 (1.94%) MOM
2 3 (1.94%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (1.29%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.65%) WMI
4 1 (0.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (25.16%) Microsoft
2 35 (22.58%) Oracle
3 23 (14.84%) VMware
4 20 (12.90%) HP
5 14 (9.03%) Cisco
5 14 (9.03%) Red Hat
6 11 (7.10%) Sitecore
7 9 (5.81%) Dell
8 8 (5.16%) Citrix
8 8 (5.16%) CA
9 6 (3.87%) JD Edwards
9 6 (3.87%) EMC
10 5 (3.23%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.23%) F5
11 4 (2.58%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.58%) Dell Compellent
12 3 (1.94%) Nintex
12 3 (1.94%) Veeam
12 3 (1.94%) NetApp
12 3 (1.94%) IBM
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