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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 1 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.00% 21.13% 10.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 78.95% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 4
Average daily rate - £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.30 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.21% +2.53%
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
2 19 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 8.00% 26.76% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 12
Average daily rate £530 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

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
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 16 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Toad
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Business Objects Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
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