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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 90 72 83
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 6 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.45% 0.83% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.11% 4.23% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
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
285 284 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.53% 19.75% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 163 135
Median daily rate £375 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (60.00%) ETL
5 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (20.00%) Windows
8 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
9 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
9 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (10.00%) Data Mart
9 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
9 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
9 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
9 1 (10.00%) Data Management
9 1 (10.00%) Subversion
9 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
9 1 (10.00%) WPF
9 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server

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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (10.00%) Data Mart
4 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (10.00%) PowerPivot
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 4 (40.00%) SQL BI Developer
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Developer
2 4 (40.00%) SSIS Developer
3 3 (30.00%) DBA
3 3 (30.00%) ETL Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Production DBA
5 1 (10.00%) Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Production DBA
5 1 (10.00%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) COM
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) WinForms
1 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ETL
2 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Database Security
5 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) RedGate