The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for SQL Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 49 59
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 4 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.69% 1.18% 2.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.19% 4.76% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 10
Median daily rate £400 £245 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.26% -32.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £380 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year - +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +31.94% +7.46%  

SQL Server 2012 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 77 147 199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 13.32% 24.87% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 93 114
Median daily rate £350 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 8
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £23.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.44 - £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +1 2 £394 +60.71% 1
SQL Server 2012
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (42.86%) Defect Management
5 6 (42.86%) ITIL
5 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
6 5 (35.71%) VMware
6 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
6 5 (35.71%) .NET
6 5 (35.71%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (35.71%) GDPR
6 5 (35.71%) Data Protection
6 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
6 5 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (28.57%) Java EE
7 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
7 4 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (28.57%) JBoss
7 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle
7 4 (28.57%) Java
7 4 (28.57%) Finance

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (28.57%) JBoss
3 1 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (14.29%) DTS
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.14%) MorphX
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 2 (14.29%) DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Environment Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Test Environment Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft BI Developer
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Reporting Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (7.14%) SSRS Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (7.14%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) Java EE
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (21.43%) WPF
4 2 (14.29%) WCF
5 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) RESTful
5 1 (7.14%) WF
5 1 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) AS400
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) Defect Management
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Data Protection
2 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
3 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Database Security
5 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (14.29%) High Availability
6 1 (7.14%) BDD
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.14%) C
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (14.29%) MCDBA
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) OCP
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) GDPR
2 3 (21.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Data Guard
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
4 1 (7.14%) Nintex
4 1 (7.14%) Temenos