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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.67% - 9.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% - 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Median daily rate £155 - £306
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £30.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +36.66%
SQL Server
Scotland

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
4 0 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 13.33% - 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 16
Median daily rate £155 - £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Aberdeen region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) ISDN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Business Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Business Objects Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Server Building
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas
2 1 (25.00%) VMware