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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 86 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.60% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.89% 3.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
225 179 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.80% 17.79% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 77 68
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £18.50 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.54% +5.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
SQL Server 2012
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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 22 July 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) AIX
4 2 (40.00%) Data Guard
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) SCOM
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle RAC

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2 (40.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) CruiseControl
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSL
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
2 1 (20.00%) Classic ASP
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) XPath
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) XQuery
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter
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