The table below looks at the statistics for SQL 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 over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 113 110 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.05% 17.97% 17.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.20% 34.16% 37.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 56 71
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£375 £345 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £232 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £498 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 5
Average hourly rate £43.75 £47.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +137.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -20.68%
SQL
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
321 322 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 42.74% 52.61% 47.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 128 166
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £700 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 60
Average hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £46.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Cambridgeshire region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Cambridgeshire region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

SQL
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 within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 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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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
Peterborough +9 46 £394 +31.25% 10
Cambridge -4 42 £370 +5.71% 45
Huntingdon - - - -
St Neots - - - -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing SQL 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.

1 100 (40.00%) .NET
2 84 (33.60%) Oracle
3 63 (25.20%) HTML
4 61 (24.40%) C#
5 56 (22.40%) Linux
6 46 (18.40%) Microsoft
7 45 (18.00%) Windows
8 43 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (16.40%) JavaScript
10 40 (16.00%) Visual Studio
11 39 (15.60%) ASP.NET
11 39 (15.60%) SQL Server
12 38 (15.20%) Finance
13 37 (14.80%) Perl
14 35 (14.00%) MVC
15 33 (13.20%) CSS
15 33 (13.20%) UNIX
16 32 (12.80%) .NET Framework
17 31 (12.40%) Unit Testing
17 31 (12.40%) PL/SQL
18 30 (12.00%) jQuery
19 29 (11.60%) Scrum
20 28 (11.20%) Java
21 27 (10.80%) Git (software)
21 27 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
22 24 (9.60%) OO
23 23 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
23 23 (9.20%) Multithreading
23 23 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 22 (8.80%) Team Foundation Server

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing SQL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (6.40%) Tomcat
2 15 (6.00%) WebLogic
3 14 (5.60%) Apache
4 13 (5.20%) SharePoint
4 13 (5.20%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.80%) Node.js
10 1 (0.40%) Lync
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.40%) Content Management Server
10 1 (0.40%) Documentum
Applications
1 7 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.60%) MS Office
2 4 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.20%) Mingle
4 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.40%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.20%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Agresso
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.20%) CloudFront
4 3 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.20%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.80%) Office 365
6 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.60%) Internet
2 8 (3.20%) DNS
2 8 (3.20%) DHCP
3 6 (2.40%) Firewall
4 4 (1.60%) SAN
5 3 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.20%) VPN
6 2 (0.80%) SMTP
6 2 (0.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.40%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.40%) Intranet
7 1 (0.40%) LAN
7 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.60%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (8.00%) MySQL
4 19 (7.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (7.60%) Crystal Reports
5 17 (6.80%) Oracle Database
6 16 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (5.20%) SSDT
7 13 (5.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (4.40%) OLAP
9 10 (4.00%) Relational Database
9 10 (4.00%) BusinessObjects XI
9 10 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (3.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 8 (3.20%) DB2
11 8 (3.20%) DataStage
11 8 (3.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (2.80%) Oracle OLAP
13 6 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 40 (16.00%) Visual Studio
2 27 (10.80%) Git (software)
3 22 (8.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (8.00%) JIRA
5 14 (5.60%) MSBuild
6 13 (5.20%) TeamCity
6 13 (5.20%) Maven
7 11 (4.40%) Gradle
7 11 (4.40%) Artifactory
7 11 (4.40%) NuGet
7 11 (4.40%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (2.80%) Subversion
8 7 (2.80%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (2.00%) NUnit
10 4 (1.60%) Selenium
10 4 (1.60%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.20%) CruiseControl
11 3 (1.20%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.20%) JUnit
12 2 (0.80%) JMeter
General
1 38 (15.20%) Finance
2 10 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.20%) Advertising
4 5 (2.00%) Back Office
5 4 (1.60%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.20%) Marketing
7 2 (0.80%) Games
7 2 (0.80%) Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
8 1 (0.40%) Law
8 1 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 117 (46.80%) Developer
2 48 (19.20%) Analyst
3 46 (18.40%) .NET Developer
4 25 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 25 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 23 (9.20%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (7.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (6.40%) Business Analyst
8 14 (5.60%) Administrator
9 13 (5.20%) DBA
10 12 (4.80%) Web Developer
10 12 (4.80%) SQL DBA
10 12 (4.80%) PHP Developer
11 11 (4.40%) Build Engineer
11 11 (4.40%) Release Engineer
11 11 (4.40%) Consultant
11 11 (4.40%) Build and Release Engineer
12 10 (4.00%) Programmer
13 9 (3.60%) Systems Analyst
13 9 (3.60%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (40.00%) .NET
2 63 (25.20%) HTML
3 39 (15.60%) ASP.NET
4 33 (13.20%) CSS
5 32 (12.80%) .NET Framework
6 30 (12.00%) jQuery
7 19 (7.60%) WCF
8 18 (7.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (6.80%) J2EE
10 16 (6.40%) Web Services
10 16 (6.40%) J2SE
11 15 (6.00%) HTML5
11 15 (6.00%) XML
12 10 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (4.00%) LAMP
12 10 (4.00%) Ajax
13 8 (3.20%) XHTML
13 8 (3.20%) AngularJS
14 6 (2.40%) Django
14 6 (2.40%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.40%) Clustering
2 11 (4.40%) Client/Server
3 10 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.60%) Open Source
5 8 (3.20%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.20%) User Experience
6 6 (2.40%) Streaming Media
6 6 (2.40%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.00%) Kindle
7 5 (2.00%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.60%) Replication
8 4 (1.60%) Data Extraction
8 4 (1.60%) PKI
8 4 (1.60%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.60%) IPTV
8 4 (1.60%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (1.20%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.20%) CLARiiON
10 2 (0.80%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 56 (22.40%) Linux
2 45 (18.00%) Windows
3 33 (13.20%) UNIX
4 20 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (6.40%) Solaris
6 15 (6.00%) Oracle Linux
7 9 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.20%) Debian
11 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.40%) CentOS
11 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.40%) AIX
11 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.40%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.40%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (14.00%) MVC
3 31 (12.40%) Unit Testing
4 29 (11.60%) Scrum
5 24 (9.60%) OO
6 23 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (9.20%) Multithreading
7 19 (7.60%) UML
8 18 (7.20%) ETL
8 18 (7.20%) Business Analysis
8 18 (7.20%) Automated Testing
8 18 (7.20%) Systems Analysis
9 15 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (5.60%) Configuration Management
10 14 (5.60%) Migration
11 13 (5.20%) Release Management
11 13 (5.20%) TDD
12 12 (4.80%) Automation Testing
13 11 (4.40%) Change Management
13 11 (4.40%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 61 (24.40%) C#
2 41 (16.40%) JavaScript
3 37 (14.80%) Perl
4 31 (12.40%) PL/SQL
5 28 (11.20%) Java
6 21 (8.40%) Python
7 13 (5.20%) PHP
7 13 (5.20%) T-SQL
8 12 (4.80%) Tcl
8 12 (4.80%) C
9 11 (4.40%) Korn
10 10 (4.00%) VB
10 10 (4.00%) C++
11 8 (3.20%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.00%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.60%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.60%) Ruby
14 3 (1.20%) LINC
15 2 (0.80%) VBA
16 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (7.20%) Degree
2 16 (6.40%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.40%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.00%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.60%) ISEB
5 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.20%) MCITP
6 3 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.20%) CCNA
6 3 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.80%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.40%) MCTS
8 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.40%) OCP
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.40%) RHCE
8 1 (0.40%) PMP
8 1 (0.40%) MCSE
8 1 (0.40%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.00%) ISO 9001
2 11 (4.40%) QA
3 4 (1.60%) SLA
4 3 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.40%) Varnish
3 5 (2.00%) vSphere
4 3 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.40%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (2.00%) SCCM
2 4 (1.60%) Nagios
3 3 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (0.80%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.40%) Puppet
5 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.40%) SCOM
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 84 (33.60%) Oracle
2 46 (18.40%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.00%) Sun
4 14 (5.60%) VMware
4 14 (5.60%) Atlassian
5 13 (5.20%) Red Gate
6 11 (4.40%) Business Objects
7 9 (3.60%) Perforce
8 8 (3.20%) IBM
9 7 (2.80%) HP
9 7 (2.80%) Unisys
10 6 (2.40%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.00%) Citrix
11 5 (2.00%) EMC
12 4 (1.60%) SAP
12 4 (1.60%) Sybase
12 4 (1.60%) Cisco
12 4 (1.60%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.60%) F5
13 3 (1.20%) Google
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