Period
to 9 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 9 July 2020 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 (MS SQL)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 24 39
Rank change year-on-year +9 +15 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 38 67 43
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 8.26% 5.92% 4.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 29.23% 28.76% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 59 23
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £312 £355 £265
90th Percentile £525 £638 £475
East of England median daily rate £420 £425 £385
% change year-on-year -1.18% +10.39% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.93 -
East of England median hourly rate £21.57 £18.75 £26.45
% change year-on-year +15.04% -29.11% -29.47%

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 130 233 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 28.26% 20.60% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 143 94
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £353 £359 £281
90th Percentile £630 £643 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Median hourly rate £75.00 £22.36 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +235.42% +35.52% -5.71%
Median hourly rate £21.57 £30.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -28.10% +15.38% -17.46%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL Server in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for SQL Server in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SQL Server in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server
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 within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 9 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +9 11 £425 +8.97% 6
Cambridge -1 7 £475 +11.76% 4
Huntingdon +1 3 £320 +60.00% 1
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 9 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 23 (60.53%) .NET
2 21 (55.26%) C#
3 15 (39.47%) CSS
4 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 13 (34.21%) Oracle
5 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
5 13 (34.21%) DevOps
6 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2016
6 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2019
6 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
6 12 (31.58%) Windows
6 12 (31.58%) MVC
6 12 (31.58%) VMware
6 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
6 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (28.95%) DV Cleared
7 11 (28.95%) PowerShell
7 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET
7 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
8 10 (26.32%) React
8 10 (26.32%) ITIL
8 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (26.32%) Node.js
9 9 (23.68%) Lumension
9 9 (23.68%) Windows 7
9 9 (23.68%) ESRI
9 9 (23.68%) ArcGIS
9 9 (23.68%) Sophos

SQL Server
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 9 (23.68%) ArcGIS
2 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.89%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.63%) CMS
5 1 (2.63%) Mule
5 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Office
1 9 (23.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Azure
1 7 (18.42%) Office 365
2 5 (13.16%) Power Platform
3 3 (7.89%) AWS
4 2 (5.26%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) HTTP
2 3 (7.89%) DHCP
2 3 (7.89%) DNS
2 3 (7.89%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) GIS
2 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) Big Data
3 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.63%) Power BI
3 1 (2.63%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.63%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.53%) webpack
2 3 (7.89%) Android Studio
2 3 (7.89%) Xcode
3 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.63%) tSQLt
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 5 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (13.16%) C# Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Applications Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (7.89%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Applications Developer
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (5.26%) C# Application Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Designer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (60.53%) .NET
2 15 (39.47%) CSS
3 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET
4 10 (26.32%) Node.js
4 10 (26.32%) React
5 9 (23.68%) HTML
6 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
7 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
8 6 (15.79%) Entity Framework
9 5 (13.16%) Web Services
10 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (10.53%) CSS3
10 4 (10.53%) HTML5
10 4 (10.53%) OAuth
10 4 (10.53%) OAuth2
10 4 (10.53%) Redux
11 2 (5.26%) jQuery
11 2 (5.26%) Swagger
11 2 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Replication
2 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.63%) FMCG
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
1 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
1 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2016
1 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2019
2 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
3 9 (23.68%) Windows 10
3 9 (23.68%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.89%) Android
4 3 (7.89%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) DevOps
2 12 (31.58%) MVC
3 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (26.32%) ITIL
5 8 (21.05%) Data Migration
5 8 (21.05%) Image Processing
5 8 (21.05%) Migration
5 8 (21.05%) Test Scripting
6 7 (18.42%) Scrum
7 5 (13.16%) API Development
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.16%) Service Design
7 5 (13.16%) TDD
7 5 (13.16%) Web Development
8 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (10.53%) Microservices
8 4 (10.53%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 4 (10.53%) Wireframes
9 3 (7.89%) SOLID
9 3 (7.89%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) C#
2 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 11 (28.95%) PowerShell
4 9 (23.68%) VB
5 8 (21.05%) C
6 5 (13.16%) SQL
7 4 (10.53%) ES6
7 4 (10.53%) TypeScript
8 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 11 (28.95%) DV Cleared
3 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.89%) Degree
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (21.05%) VMware NSX
4 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
1 13 (34.21%) Oracle
2 12 (31.58%) VMware
3 9 (23.68%) ESRI
3 9 (23.68%) Lumension
3 9 (23.68%) Sophos
4 8 (21.05%) Cisco
5 2 (5.26%) Google
5 2 (5.26%) SnapLogic
6 1 (2.63%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.63%) SAP