The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 9 1
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 1 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 8.33% 14.29% 50.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 55.56% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £265 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 11
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.59%
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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 Dundee region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Dundee
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 8.33% 25.71% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate - £265 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 11
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee 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 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Internet
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) Struts
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XSLT
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (28.57%) Java EE
3 2 (28.57%) Dojo
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 2 (28.57%) BPEL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee 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 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Internet
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Support
1 5 (71.43%) Support Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Struts
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XSLT
1 2 (28.57%) Java EE
1 2 (28.57%) Dojo
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
1 2 (28.57%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) BPEL
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle