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 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 78 77 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.50% 14.13% 16.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.17% 28.84% 35.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 48 59
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £268 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £458 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Average hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.09%
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
298 267 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 43.95% 48.99% 47.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 125 170
Average daily rate £350 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 22
Average hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £14.60 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 February 2015.

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
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 February 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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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 -2 45 £294 -24.67% 37
Peterborough -4 19 £375 +25.00% 12
St Neots - - - -
Chatteris - - - -
Huntingdon - - - - 1
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 58 (30.69%) HTML
2 55 (29.10%) .NET
2 55 (29.10%) Oracle
3 41 (21.69%) Linux
4 37 (19.58%) SQL Server
4 37 (19.58%) JavaScript
5 36 (19.05%) C#
5 36 (19.05%) Python
5 36 (19.05%) Finance
6 31 (16.40%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (15.87%) Windows
8 27 (14.29%) jQuery
9 26 (13.76%) CSS
9 26 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (13.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 25 (13.23%) WCF
11 24 (12.70%) MVC
11 24 (12.70%) Visual Studio
12 23 (12.17%) Microsoft
12 23 (12.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 22 (11.64%) XML
13 22 (11.64%) OO
13 22 (11.64%) ETL
14 21 (11.11%) .NET Framework
14 21 (11.11%) QA
15 20 (10.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 19 (10.05%) Unit Testing
16 19 (10.05%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (10.05%) UNIX
17 18 (9.52%) Business Objects

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 15 (7.94%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.35%) Apache
3 7 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (2.12%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.06%) nginx
7 2 (1.06%) SAS
8 1 (0.53%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (5.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.17%) MS Office
3 5 (2.65%) Mingle
4 3 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.17%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.59%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.06%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.53%) Agresso
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) Office 365
3 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.47%) Internet
2 6 (3.17%) Intranet
3 5 (2.65%) DNS
3 5 (2.65%) LAN
3 5 (2.65%) WAN
4 4 (2.12%) DHCP
4 4 (2.12%) Firewall
5 3 (1.59%) VPN
6 2 (1.06%) HTTP
6 2 (1.06%) SSH
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.58%) SQL Server
2 26 (13.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (12.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (10.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (8.99%) OLAP
6 15 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (6.88%) Crystal Reports
7 13 (6.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (6.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 12 (6.35%) BusinessObjects XI
9 11 (5.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 11 (5.82%) Oracle Database
10 9 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (4.23%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (4.23%) Relational Database
11 8 (4.23%) OLAP Cube
12 7 (3.70%) MySQL
12 7 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (3.70%) Oracle OLAP
13 5 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (12.70%) Visual Studio
2 18 (9.52%) JIRA
3 4 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.06%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.06%) Subversion
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.06%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.53%) Maven
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.53%) Selenium
5 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
General
1 36 (19.05%) Finance
2 5 (2.65%) Manufacturing
2 5 (2.65%) Financial Institution
2 5 (2.65%) Back Office
2 5 (2.65%) Banking
3 4 (2.12%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.12%) Marketing
4 3 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.06%) Advertising
5 2 (1.06%) Games
6 1 (0.53%) Retail
6 1 (0.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 84 (44.44%) Developer
2 45 (23.81%) Analyst
3 25 (13.23%) .NET Developer
4 21 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 16 (8.47%) Administrator
6 15 (7.94%) Consultant
7 14 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (6.35%) Systems Analyst
8 12 (6.35%) Business Analyst
9 11 (5.82%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (5.82%) Python Developer
10 10 (5.29%) DBA
11 9 (4.76%) Data Analyst
11 9 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 7 (3.70%) MI Analyst
13 7 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
14 6 (3.17%) SQL DBA
14 6 (3.17%) IT Administrator
14 6 (3.17%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (30.69%) HTML
2 55 (29.10%) .NET
3 27 (14.29%) jQuery
4 26 (13.76%) CSS
5 25 (13.23%) WCF
6 22 (11.64%) XML
7 21 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 18 (9.52%) XHTML
9 16 (8.47%) ASP.NET
10 15 (7.94%) Web Services
11 11 (5.82%) Django
12 9 (4.76%) HTML5
13 6 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (3.17%) LAMP
14 5 (2.65%) Application Packaging
15 4 (2.12%) Ajax
16 3 (1.59%) MSMQ
16 3 (1.59%) Oracle GoldenGate
16 3 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
17 2 (1.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.40%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.35%) Client/Server
3 11 (5.82%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.23%) Data Extraction
5 7 (3.70%) Streaming Media
5 7 (3.70%) NHS
6 5 (2.65%) IPTV
7 4 (2.12%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.12%) Replication
7 4 (2.12%) Clustering
8 3 (1.59%) PKI
9 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.06%) Open Source
9 2 (1.06%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.06%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.53%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.53%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.53%) LIMS
10 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 41 (21.69%) Linux
2 30 (15.87%) Windows
3 19 (10.05%) UNIX
4 5 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.53%) Debian
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (12.70%) MVC
3 22 (11.64%) ETL
3 22 (11.64%) OO
4 19 (10.05%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (10.05%) Unit Testing
5 18 (9.52%) Multithreading
5 18 (9.52%) OOD
5 18 (9.52%) Scrum
6 16 (8.47%) E-Commerce
6 16 (8.47%) Business Analysis
7 15 (7.94%) Project Management
8 13 (6.88%) SOA
8 13 (6.88%) Systems Analysis
9 11 (5.82%) TDD
10 10 (5.29%) Change Management
10 10 (5.29%) Manual Testing
11 9 (4.76%) Test Automation
11 9 (4.76%) ITIL
11 9 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 37 (19.58%) JavaScript
2 36 (19.05%) C#
2 36 (19.05%) Python
3 18 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 15 (7.94%) C
5 14 (7.41%) T-SQL
6 12 (6.35%) VB
7 10 (5.29%) C++
7 10 (5.29%) Perl
8 9 (4.76%) Java
9 7 (3.70%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.17%) Tcl
10 6 (3.17%) Korn
10 6 (3.17%) PHP
11 4 (2.12%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.59%) Ruby
13 2 (1.06%) Scala
13 2 (1.06%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.06%) VBA
13 2 (1.06%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (7.94%) Degree
2 6 (3.17%) ISEB
3 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.53%) PMP
3 1 (0.53%) MCTS
3 1 (0.53%) MCITP
3 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.53%) VCP4
3 1 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.53%) MCSE
3 1 (0.53%) MCSA
3 1 (0.53%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.11%) QA
2 16 (8.47%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.53%) CDISC
3 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (5.82%) Varnish
2 7 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.12%) Nagios
1 4 (2.12%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (1.59%) SCCM
2 3 (1.59%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.53%) WSUS
4 1 (0.53%) Puppet
4 1 (0.53%) Graphite
Vendors
1 55 (29.10%) Oracle
2 23 (12.17%) Microsoft
3 18 (9.52%) Business Objects
4 15 (7.94%) Perforce
5 7 (3.70%) VMware
6 4 (2.12%) Citrix
6 4 (2.12%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.12%) McAfee
6 4 (2.12%) HP
7 3 (1.59%) SAP
7 3 (1.59%) Clearswift
7 3 (1.59%) Google
8 2 (1.06%) Temenos
8 2 (1.06%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.53%) Dell
9 1 (0.53%) EMC
9 1 (0.53%) Siebel
9 1 (0.53%) Unisys
9 1 (0.53%) Cisco
9 1 (0.53%) 3PAR
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