The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 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 Peterborough 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 22 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 18.03% 13.37% 5.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.89% 53.49% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 4
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +70.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
38 43 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 31.15% 25.00% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 9
Average daily rate £325 £366 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -2.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server
Cambridgeshire

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 26 (53.06%) .NET
2 24 (48.98%) C#
2 24 (48.98%) ASP.NET
3 22 (44.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (38.78%) Windows
4 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
5 17 (34.69%) HP
5 17 (34.69%) Cisco
5 17 (34.69%) Hyper-V
6 16 (32.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (32.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (32.65%) MS Exchange
6 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (32.65%) Firewall
6 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (30.61%) Wireless
7 15 (30.61%) MVC
7 15 (30.61%) Windows 7
8 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (26.53%) Migration
8 13 (26.53%) ITIL
9 11 (22.45%) SQL
9 11 (22.45%) HTML
9 11 (22.45%) Oracle
9 11 (22.45%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (20.41%) Visual Studio
11 8 (16.33%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (16.33%) TDD
11 8 (16.33%) Change Control
12 7 (14.29%) HTML5

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 16 (32.65%) Exchange Server 2010
1 16 (32.65%) Exchange Server 2003
1 16 (32.65%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) Lync
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.65%) Firewall
2 15 (30.61%) Wireless
3 11 (22.45%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (10.20%) LAN
4 5 (10.20%) WAN
5 4 (8.16%) SAN
6 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.04%) Intranet
6 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.20%) MSTest
3 4 (8.16%) JUnit
3 4 (8.16%) NUnit
4 2 (4.08%) Subversion
5 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (53.06%) Developer
2 21 (42.86%) Analyst
3 16 (32.65%) .NET Developer
4 11 (22.45%) C# Developer
4 11 (22.45%) Technical Analyst
5 9 (18.37%) Support Analyst
5 9 (18.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (18.37%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (10.20%) Technical Support Analyst
8 5 (10.20%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (10.20%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (10.20%) Technical Support
9 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) Administrator
10 2 (4.08%) Analyst Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Data Analyst
11 1 (2.04%) Agile C# Developer
11 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (53.06%) .NET
2 24 (48.98%) ASP.NET
3 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (22.45%) HTML
5 7 (14.29%) HTML5
5 7 (14.29%) CSS
6 5 (10.20%) jQuery
6 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (8.16%) WCF
8 3 (6.12%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (4.08%) Web Services
9 2 (4.08%) WF
10 1 (2.04%) LINQ
10 1 (2.04%) CSS3
10 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.04%) Classic ASP
10 1 (2.04%) SOAP
10 1 (2.04%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.04%) RIA
1 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
1 1 (2.04%) Wiki
1 1 (2.04%) Clustering
1 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
1 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.78%) Windows
2 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (30.61%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) MVC
2 13 (26.53%) Migration
2 13 (26.53%) ITIL
3 8 (16.33%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (16.33%) TDD
3 8 (16.33%) Change Control
4 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.16%) Network Management
6 2 (4.08%) Workflow
6 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.08%) OO
6 2 (4.08%) CRM
6 2 (4.08%) ETL
6 2 (4.08%) Data Management
7 1 (2.04%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.04%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.04%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.04%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.04%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) C#
2 11 (22.45%) SQL
3 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
2 17 (34.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) ARCserve
2 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) HP
1 17 (34.69%) Cisco
2 11 (22.45%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) CA
4 3 (6.12%) VMware
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.04%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.04%) Altiris
6 1 (2.04%) Citrix
6 1 (2.04%) NetApp
6 1 (2.04%) Exinda
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