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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 73 62 52
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 19 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.18% 1.88% 1.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.60% 10.30% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 10
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£325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £194 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £450 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
250 233 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.57% 18.20% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 124 75
Average daily rate £363 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+286.36% -61.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
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 30 July 2015, 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 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (54.84%) CSS
2 17 (54.84%) HTML
3 16 (51.61%) MVC
4 15 (48.39%) .NET
4 15 (48.39%) C#
5 14 (45.16%) ASP.NET
6 13 (41.94%) Windows
7 12 (38.71%) SQL
7 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
8 11 (35.48%) Finance
9 10 (32.26%) .NET Framework
9 10 (32.26%) jQuery
10 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (29.03%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (29.03%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (29.03%) ETL
11 8 (25.81%) Asset Management
11 8 (25.81%) HTML5
11 8 (25.81%) CSS3
11 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (22.58%) XPath
12 7 (22.58%) XML
13 6 (19.35%) Ajax
13 6 (19.35%) Telerik
14 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
14 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
14 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
15 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) LAN
1 3 (9.68%) WAN
1 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (9.68%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (29.03%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
1 3 (9.68%) NetBeans
1 3 (9.68%) Subversion
1 3 (9.68%) Maven
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
1 3 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (9.68%) FishEye
1 3 (9.68%) JUnit
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) SQL Developer
2 8 (25.81%) ETL Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Software Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (16.13%) .NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (3.23%) Service Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.23%) DBA
8 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
8 1 (3.23%) AWS Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Manager
8 1 (3.23%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) HTML
1 17 (54.84%) CSS
2 15 (48.39%) .NET
3 14 (45.16%) ASP.NET
4 10 (32.26%) .NET Framework
4 10 (32.26%) jQuery
5 8 (25.81%) HTML5
5 8 (25.81%) CSS3
6 7 (22.58%) XML
7 6 (19.35%) Ajax
8 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (9.68%) MyBatis
9 3 (9.68%) Thymeleaf
9 3 (9.68%) Spring
9 3 (9.68%) Entity Framework
9 3 (9.68%) RESTful
9 3 (9.68%) WCF
9 3 (9.68%) WPF
10 1 (3.23%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (3.23%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) N-Tier
1 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) MVC
2 9 (29.03%) ETL
2 9 (29.03%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (25.81%) Asset Management
4 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
5 4 (12.90%) Project Planning
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL
7 1 (3.23%) System Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Time Management
7 1 (3.23%) SDLC
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) C#
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) XPath
4 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
4 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.68%) Java
6 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.23%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) CCNP
1 3 (9.68%) CCNA
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Telerik
3 3 (9.68%) Citrix
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago