Period
to 24 May 2018

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 24 May 2018 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 20 30
Rank change year-on-year -13 +10 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 54 75 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.16% 7.11% 5.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 29.67% 48.39% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 54 43
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £273 £195 £238
90th Percentile £485 £514 £462
East of England median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £37.50 -
East of England median hourly rate £28.00 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.77% +3.57% -2.78%

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 182 155 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 17.40% 14.69% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 105 146
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £298 £205 £251
90th Percentile £530 £515 £524
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.50 £37.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.00% +97.37% -9.52%
10th Percentile £13.65 £19.28 £18.50
90th Percentile £46.10 £42.25 £19.50
East of England median hourly rate £24.00 £31.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year -24.41% -17.53% +9.45%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor 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 24 May 2018. 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 -15 14 £381 +22.00% 21
Cambridge -23 11 £375 +7.14% 35
Huntingdon +19 3 - - 3
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, 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 27 (50.00%) SQL
2 21 (38.89%) .NET
2 21 (38.89%) MongoDB
3 17 (31.48%) C#
4 16 (29.63%) Oracle
4 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (27.78%) Replication
5 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 13 (24.07%) MVC
7 11 (20.37%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (18.52%) Linux
8 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
9 9 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (14.81%) Ubuntu
10 8 (14.81%) Web Services
10 8 (14.81%) XML
10 8 (14.81%) Java
10 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
11 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
11 7 (12.96%) TDD
11 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (12.96%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (12.96%) Docker
12 6 (11.11%) Node.js
12 6 (11.11%) High Availability
12 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (11.11%) PL/SQL
12 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
12 6 (11.11%) Migration
13 5 (9.26%) Finance

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 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.85%) CMS
1 1 (1.85%) Confluence
1 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.85%) IIS
1 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) assyst
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.85%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.85%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.85%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.85%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (1.85%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Firewall
1 1 (1.85%) LAN
1 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.89%) MongoDB
2 9 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (7.41%) DB2
7 3 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (3.70%) MySQL
8 2 (3.70%) Power BI
8 2 (3.70%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.85%) Data Lake
9 1 (1.85%) HDInsight
9 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Selenium
2 3 (5.56%) JMeter
2 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.85%) JIRA
4 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Back Office
3 2 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) DBA
2 20 (37.04%) Developer
2 20 (37.04%) SQL DBA
3 15 (27.78%) MongoDB DBA
4 14 (25.93%) SQL Server DBA
5 10 (18.52%) C# Developer
6 7 (12.96%) .NET Developer
6 7 (12.96%) SQL Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Agile C# Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Agile Developer
7 5 (9.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (9.26%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Administrator
8 4 (7.41%) Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Automation Tester
8 4 (7.41%) Integration Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Tester
9 3 (5.56%) ETL Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.89%) .NET
2 8 (14.81%) Web Services
2 8 (14.81%) XML
3 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 6 (11.11%) Node.js
4 4 (7.41%) AngularJS
4 4 (7.41%) CSS
4 4 (7.41%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (7.41%) JSON
4 4 (7.41%) REST
4 4 (7.41%) SOAP
5 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.56%) Angular 2
5 3 (5.56%) jQuery
5 3 (5.56%) Kendo UI
6 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.70%) HTML5
6 2 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (3.70%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Replication
2 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) Clustering
2 3 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Linux
2 8 (14.81%) Ubuntu
3 4 (7.41%) Windows
4 3 (5.56%) Unix
5 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.07%) MVC
3 11 (20.37%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
5 7 (12.96%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
5 7 (12.96%) TDD
6 6 (11.11%) High Availability
6 6 (11.11%) Migration
7 5 (9.26%) ETL
8 4 (7.41%) CRM
8 4 (7.41%) Defect Management
8 4 (7.41%) OO
8 4 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (7.41%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.56%) Performance Testing
10 2 (3.70%) Scrum
10 2 (3.70%) Visualisation
10 2 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.00%) SQL
2 17 (31.48%) C#
3 8 (14.81%) Java
3 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.85%) Python
7 1 (1.85%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) Docker
2 1 (1.85%) vSphere
2 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Oracle
2 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.41%) IBM
4 3 (5.56%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.85%) Capita
5 1 (1.85%) Citrix
5 1 (1.85%) CommVault
5 1 (1.85%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.85%) Tableau
5 1 (1.85%) Telerik