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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 12 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 37.50% 26.32% 20.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 55.56% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
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£348 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.86% +16.00%
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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
12 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 37.50% 47.37% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 4
Average daily rate £313 £250 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +20.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dundee

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Dundee region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 May 2015, 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 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (38.46%) Migration
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Java EE
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (23.08%) Struts
6 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (15.38%) Firewall
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Internet
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) IIS
6 2 (15.38%) MS Office
6 2 (15.38%) SOAP
6 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (15.38%) Subversion

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Database Developer
3 3 (23.08%) DBA
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Support
4 2 (15.38%) Support Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) SQL DBA
4 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
1 4 (30.77%) Java EE
2 3 (23.08%) Struts
3 2 (15.38%) SOAP
3 2 (15.38%) GWT
4 1 (7.69%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) BPEL
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Database Security
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Charles River
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