Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 22 17
Rank change year-on-year -22 -5 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 37 76 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.29% 6.31% 8.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.52% 42.22% 35.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 63 71
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £264 £255 £233
90th Percentile £475 £494 £475
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.76% +82.80%
East of England median hourly rate £26.90 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year +3.46% -17.46% -6.11%

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 145 180 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 12.91% 14.95% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 103 183
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £419 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.16% -15.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £278 £235 £263
90th Percentile £569 £499 £506
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -7.89% -18.28%
10th Percentile £13.60 £13.41 £15.70
90th Percentile £18.50 £38.75 £38.90
East of England median hourly rate £26.00 £28.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -9.57% -17.86% +9.20%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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
Cambridge -17 18 £388 +6.90% 47
Peterborough -18 12 £388 +29.17% 16
Huntingdon +15 1 - - 2
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 18 (48.65%) SQL
2 15 (40.54%) Oracle
2 15 (40.54%) .NET
2 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
3 12 (32.43%) C#
4 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (27.03%) Web Services
5 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (24.32%) XML
6 9 (24.32%) Windows
6 9 (24.32%) Java
6 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
7 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
8 7 (18.92%) VMware
8 7 (18.92%) vSphere
8 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
8 7 (18.92%) Linux
8 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
8 7 (18.92%) NetApp
8 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
8 7 (18.92%) Citrix
8 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (18.92%) Data ONTAP
9 6 (16.22%) Finance
9 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
10 5 (13.51%) XenApp
10 5 (13.51%) Back Office
10 5 (13.51%) MVC
10 5 (13.51%) DHCP

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 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.70%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) Confluence
3 1 (2.70%) Documentum
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.70%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) DHCP
1 5 (13.51%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) Network Security
2 2 (5.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.81%) DB2
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.70%) Big Data
5 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.70%) MySQL
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.70%) Power BI
5 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Selenium
2 3 (8.11%) JMeter
2 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.41%) JIRA
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Back Office
3 2 (5.41%) Publishing
4 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Developer
2 6 (16.22%) .NET Developer
2 6 (16.22%) DBA
2 6 (16.22%) SQL DBA
3 4 (10.81%) Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) Automation Tester
3 4 (10.81%) C# Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Integration Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Tester
4 3 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Agile Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Angular Developer
5 2 (5.41%) ETL Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Java Automation Tester
5 2 (5.41%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (5.41%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) .NET
2 10 (27.03%) Web Services
3 9 (24.32%) XML
4 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
5 4 (10.81%) CSS
5 4 (10.81%) IBM Integration Bus
5 4 (10.81%) jQuery
5 4 (10.81%) JSON
5 4 (10.81%) REST
5 4 (10.81%) SOAP
6 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
6 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
6 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (8.11%) HTML
6 3 (8.11%) Kendo UI
7 2 (5.41%) Angular 2
7 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Core
7 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.41%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (5.41%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.70%) Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Data ONTAP
2 7 (18.92%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
3 5 (13.51%) MVC
3 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
4 4 (10.81%) Defect Management
4 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (8.11%) CRM
5 3 (8.11%) ETL
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Scrum
6 2 (5.41%) Antivirus Management
6 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.41%) ERP
6 2 (5.41%) OO
7 1 (2.70%) Case Management
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 1 (2.70%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (2.70%) QA Automation
7 1 (2.70%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) SQL
2 12 (32.43%) C#
3 9 (24.32%) Java
3 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
4 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
5 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.70%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
1 7 (18.92%) vSphere
2 5 (13.51%) XenApp
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) FortiGate
1 2 (5.41%) vMotion
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
1 15 (40.54%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) Citrix
2 7 (18.92%) NetApp
2 7 (18.92%) VMware
3 4 (10.81%) IBM
4 3 (8.11%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.70%) CommVault
5 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.70%) Pega
5 1 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) Tableau
5 1 (2.70%) Telerik