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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 65 83 83
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 6 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.66% 0.73% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.23% 3.56% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Median daily rate £350 £363 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +51.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £12.30 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+204.87% -67.20%
SQL Server 2012
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
186 309 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.48% 20.45% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 162 177
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

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 8 December 2016.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) ETL
3 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
6 2 (22.22%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) Data Management
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (11.11%) C#
7 1 (11.11%) XPath
7 1 (11.11%) MDX
7 1 (11.11%) Subversion
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (11.11%) Power BI
7 1 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
7 1 (11.11%) ETL Development
7 1 (11.11%) SaaS
7 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture

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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (11.11%) Big Data
5 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
5 1 (11.11%) OLAP
5 1 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (11.11%) Power BI
5 1 (11.11%) PowerPivot
5 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) SSIS Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) ETL Developer
3 3 (33.33%) SQL BI Developer
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
4 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) IT Support
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) SSAS Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (11.11%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) MDX
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (55.56%) ETL
3 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
4 2 (22.22%) Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) ETL Development
5 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) XPath
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) RedGate
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau