The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2012 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 2012 over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 75 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.23% 0.94% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.41% 5.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate £330 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
213 128 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.56% 17.14% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 48 82
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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 2012
Scotland

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Edinburgh region.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (83.33%) C#
4 8 (66.67%) HTML
4 8 (66.67%) .NET
5 7 (58.33%) CSS
6 6 (50.00%) XML
6 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (41.67%) XSL
7 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
8 4 (33.33%) OO
8 4 (33.33%) SQL
8 4 (33.33%) VB
8 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
9 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
9 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
9 3 (25.00%) ETL
10 2 (16.67%) DNS
10 2 (16.67%) XQuery
10 2 (16.67%) Apache
10 2 (16.67%) UML
10 2 (16.67%) OOP
10 2 (16.67%) XSLT
10 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
10 2 (16.67%) Windows

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) CruiseControl
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Developer
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) DBA
4 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
5 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (41.67%) XSL
5 2 (16.67%) XSLT
5 2 (16.67%) Classic ASP
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (16.67%) jQuery
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (8.33%) JSON
6 1 (8.33%) CSS3
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) OO
2 3 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) High Availability
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) UML
3 2 (16.67%) OOP
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) VB
4 2 (16.67%) XQuery
4 2 (16.67%) XPath
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
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