The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 63 89 76
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 7 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.83% 0.14% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.67% 0.61% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £330 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-36.47% -

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
150 329 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.77% 22.46% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 181 157
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £52.09 £9.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+448.26% -80.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
7 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (25.00%) C#
7 3 (25.00%) .NET
7 3 (25.00%) Migration
8 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (16.67%) Replication
8 2 (16.67%) Clustering
8 2 (16.67%) VMware
8 2 (16.67%) Citrix
8 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
8 2 (16.67%) Windows
8 2 (16.67%) MCDBA
8 2 (16.67%) VB
8 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 2 (16.67%) ETL
8 2 (16.67%) Active Directory

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (16.67%) Big Data
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
7 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
7 1 (8.33%) OLAP
7 1 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (8.33%) Power BI
7 1 (8.33%) PowerPivot
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) DBA
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) MDX
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) MVS
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Security Patching
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) ETL Development
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
5 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (8.33%) R
5 1 (8.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) MCDBA
1 2 (16.67%) MCITP
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Ab Initio
3 1 (8.33%) CA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Tableau