The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Edinburgh region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 71 35 55
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 10 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.78% 2.66% 1.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.63% 15.63% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 4
Average daily rate £317 £285 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.22% -2.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £268 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £450 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- -0.76%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
216 128 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.82% 17.00% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 48 82
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £70.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.28% +133.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2008
Scotland

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 18 April 2014, 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 19 (61.29%) SQL
3 14 (45.16%) C#
4 11 (35.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (32.26%) Windows
6 9 (29.03%) Java
6 9 (29.03%) .NET
6 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (25.81%) HTML
7 8 (25.81%) VBA
7 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
7 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
8 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
8 7 (22.58%) CSS
8 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (19.35%) Visualforce
9 6 (19.35%) Apex Code
9 6 (19.35%) XML
9 6 (19.35%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (16.13%) Finance
10 5 (16.13%) XSL
10 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
10 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (16.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
11 4 (12.90%) OO
11 4 (12.90%) VB
11 4 (12.90%) VMware
11 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
1 5 (16.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
1 2 (6.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (35.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
7 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
8 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) CruiseControl
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Systems Developer
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Cognos Developer
5 2 (6.45%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.45%) VBA Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) DBA
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.23%) Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) .NET
2 8 (25.81%) HTML
3 7 (22.58%) CSS
4 6 (19.35%) Visualforce
4 6 (19.35%) XML
5 5 (16.13%) XSL
6 3 (9.68%) WCF
7 2 (6.45%) HTML5
7 2 (6.45%) XSLT
7 2 (6.45%) Classic ASP
8 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
8 1 (3.23%) XHTML
8 1 (3.23%) JSON
8 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.23%) jQuery
8 1 (3.23%) CSS3
8 1 (3.23%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.23%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Clustering
1 2 (6.45%) Handset
1 2 (6.45%) Replication
1 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) OO
1 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (9.68%) ETL
3 2 (6.45%) High Availability
3 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
3 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
3 2 (6.45%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (6.45%) UML
3 2 (6.45%) OOP
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.23%) MVC
4 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.23%) SOA
4 1 (3.23%) TDD
4 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.23%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (3.23%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) SQL
2 14 (45.16%) C#
3 9 (29.03%) Java
4 8 (25.81%) VBA
4 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
5 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
6 6 (19.35%) Apex Code
7 4 (12.90%) VB
8 2 (6.45%) XPath
8 2 (6.45%) Ruby
8 2 (6.45%) Python
8 2 (6.45%) Perl
8 2 (6.45%) PHP
8 2 (6.45%) XQuery
8 2 (6.45%) MATLAB
9 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ISEB
1 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.23%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
1 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (12.90%) VMware
4 3 (9.68%) IBM
5 2 (6.45%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) Nortel
5 2 (6.45%) Cognos
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle
6 1 (3.23%) Twitter
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Cathcart Associates Ltd
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Cathcart Associates Ltd
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