The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 80 73 69
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.91% 0.90% 1.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.88% 4.50% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 10
Average daily rate £375 £305 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% -10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £252 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -23.07%
SQL Server 2008
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 Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
287 289 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.71% 19.99% 18.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 177 122
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Edinburgh region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Edinburgh region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008.

1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 9 (40.91%) CSS
4 9 (40.91%) T-SQL
4 9 (40.91%) MVC
5 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (31.82%) .NET
6 7 (31.82%) C#
6 7 (31.82%) jQuery
6 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
7 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
8 5 (22.73%) HTML
8 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
8 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (22.73%) CSS3
9 4 (18.18%) Investment Management
9 4 (18.18%) RESTful
9 4 (18.18%) Finance
9 4 (18.18%) Java
9 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (13.64%) ETL
10 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
10 3 (13.64%) JUnit
10 3 (13.64%) NetBeans
10 3 (13.64%) JIRA
10 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
10 3 (13.64%) Subversion

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) SAS
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (4.55%) Data Mart
8 1 (4.55%) OLAP
8 1 (4.55%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
1 3 (13.64%) FishEye
1 3 (13.64%) JIRA
1 3 (13.64%) JUnit
1 3 (13.64%) Maven
1 3 (13.64%) NetBeans
1 3 (13.64%) Subversion
2 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Developer
3 6 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 6 (27.27%) SSRS Developer
4 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) SQL BI Developer
4 5 (22.73%) SSAS Developer
5 4 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Software Developer
6 3 (13.64%) DBA
6 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
6 3 (13.64%) SQL DBA
6 3 (13.64%) SSIS Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Java Applications Developer
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) CSS
2 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) jQuery
3 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 5 (22.73%) CSS3
4 5 (22.73%) HTML
5 4 (18.18%) RESTful
6 3 (13.64%) MyBatis
6 3 (13.64%) Spring
6 3 (13.64%) Thymeleaf
7 2 (9.09%) HTML5
7 2 (9.09%) Spring MVC
8 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (4.55%) COM
8 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
8 1 (4.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) MVC
2 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (18.18%) Investment Management
4 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
4 3 (13.64%) ETL
5 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.55%) Database Security
6 1 (4.55%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (4.55%) High Availability
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (4.55%) SOLID
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.55%) Wealth Management
6 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) T-SQL
3 7 (31.82%) C#
4 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 4 (18.18%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.55%) R
6 1 (4.55%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.55%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
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