The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 12 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 11.43% 4.89% 2.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.17% 44.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
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£313 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £293 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £315 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £30.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
23 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 21.90% 11.11% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 5
Average daily rate £333 £313 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% -32.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £288 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen 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 12 (57.14%) .NET
2 11 (52.38%) C#
3 9 (42.86%) HTML
4 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 8 (38.10%) SQL
4 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
4 8 (38.10%) CSS
5 6 (28.57%) jQuery
6 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (23.81%) Windows
6 5 (23.81%) Java
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle
7 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
8 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 3 (14.29%) VPN
8 3 (14.29%) Nagios
8 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (14.29%) VMware
8 3 (14.29%) Firewall
8 3 (14.29%) MVC
8 3 (14.29%) Workflow
8 3 (14.29%) ITIL
8 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (14.29%) Data Mapping
9 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
9 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
9 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
9 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (9.52%) Computer Science

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen 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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 3 (14.29%) VPN
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQLite
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.76%) PVCS
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (4.76%) Toad
General
1 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Software Developer
4 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Data Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) HTML
3 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 8 (38.10%) CSS
4 6 (28.57%) jQuery
5 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
6 2 (9.52%) XML
7 1 (4.76%) EDI
7 1 (4.76%) Ajax
7 1 (4.76%) HTML5
7 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (4.76%) CSS3
7 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (4.76%) Java EE
7 1 (4.76%) JSON
7 1 (4.76%) WPF
7 1 (4.76%) LINQ
7 1 (4.76%) Web Services
7 1 (4.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) MVC
1 3 (14.29%) Workflow
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
1 3 (14.29%) Data Mapping
2 2 (9.52%) OO
2 2 (9.52%) ERP
2 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
3 1 (4.76%) Project Governance
3 1 (4.76%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (4.76%) SOA
3 1 (4.76%) Benchmarking
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Customer Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.76%) Document Management
3 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C#
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) VB
5 1 (4.76%) VBA
5 1 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PMP
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.76%) OCPJP
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Sun
4 1 (4.76%) JD Edwards
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Cognos
4 1 (4.76%) Infor
4 1 (4.76%) Twitter
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