The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 29 20 33
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 79 90 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.85% 6.38% 4.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 27.15% 31.91% 25.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 60 33
Median daily rate £342 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.23% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+40.45% -7.00%
SQL Server
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
291 282 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.56% 20.00% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 162 131
Median daily rate £375 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 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.

1 94 (52.22%) Microsoft
2 71 (39.44%) SQL
3 63 (35.00%) Oracle
4 59 (32.78%) Windows
5 55 (30.56%) Finance
6 43 (23.89%) .NET
7 38 (21.11%) C#
8 36 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 35 (19.44%) PowerShell
10 32 (17.78%) Linux
11 29 (16.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 27 (15.00%) MS Excel
13 26 (14.44%) Citrix
13 26 (14.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (14.44%) Windows Server
14 24 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
14 24 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (12.78%) Data Warehouse
15 23 (12.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 23 (12.78%) WebSphere
15 23 (12.78%) XenApp
16 22 (12.22%) MS Exchange
16 22 (12.22%) MVC
16 22 (12.22%) Clustering
16 22 (12.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 21 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (11.67%) VMware
17 21 (11.67%) HTML
17 21 (11.67%) T-SQL
17 21 (11.67%) VBScript

SQL Server
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 23 (12.78%) WebSphere
2 22 (12.22%) MS Exchange
3 15 (8.33%) IIS
4 12 (6.67%) Skype for Business
5 10 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 9 (5.00%) WebLogic
7 8 (4.44%) Apache
7 8 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (4.44%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.78%) CMS
8 5 (2.78%) JBoss
9 4 (2.22%) CICS
9 4 (2.22%) ColdFusion
10 2 (1.11%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.11%) NServiceBus
10 2 (1.11%) SAS
10 2 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.56%) Drupal
11 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
2 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.67%) Markit EDM
1 3 (1.67%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.11%) IaaS
3 2 (1.11%) PaaS
4 1 (0.56%) Heroku
4 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.44%) DNS
2 13 (7.22%) NetScaler
3 10 (5.56%) DHCP
4 8 (4.44%) Internet
4 8 (4.44%) SSL
5 7 (3.89%) SAN
5 7 (3.89%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.22%) LAN
6 4 (2.22%) Network Security
6 4 (2.22%) Skype
7 3 (1.67%) LDAP
7 3 (1.67%) Unified Communications
7 3 (1.67%) VPN
8 2 (1.11%) BIG-IP
8 2 (1.11%) SSH
8 2 (1.11%) WAN
8 2 (1.11%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.56%) PABX
9 1 (0.56%) PBX
9 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 24 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (12.78%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (12.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 22 (12.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (9.44%) Oracle Database
6 11 (6.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 10 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 10 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (4.44%) MySQL
9 8 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (3.89%) MS Access
11 6 (3.33%) HDInsight
12 5 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (2.78%) RDBMS
13 4 (2.22%) Informix
13 4 (2.22%) MongoDB
13 4 (2.22%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 9 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (4.44%) JUnit
3 6 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.78%) Cobertura
4 5 (2.78%) JBehave
4 5 (2.78%) Selenium
5 4 (2.22%) Subversion
5 4 (2.22%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.67%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.67%) JIRA
6 3 (1.67%) NetBeans
6 3 (1.67%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.11%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.11%) Maven
8 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.56%) FishEye
8 1 (0.56%) Hudson
8 1 (0.56%) NuGet
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 55 (30.56%) Finance
2 9 (5.00%) Banking
3 3 (1.67%) Law
4 2 (1.11%) Advertising
4 2 (1.11%) Front Office
5 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (31.67%) Developer
2 26 (14.44%) Architect
3 22 (12.22%) Analyst
4 17 (9.44%) .NET Developer
5 16 (8.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 16 (8.89%) SQL Developer
6 14 (7.78%) Technical Architect
7 12 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (6.11%) Infrastructure Architect
8 11 (6.11%) SQL BI Developer
9 10 (5.56%) Support Engineer
10 9 (5.00%) Administrator
10 9 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
11 8 (4.44%) SSAS Developer
11 8 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (4.44%) Technical Leader
11 8 (4.44%) Test Analyst
11 8 (4.44%) VMware Engineer
12 7 (3.89%) Server Engineer
12 7 (3.89%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (23.89%) .NET
2 21 (11.67%) ASP.NET
2 21 (11.67%) HTML
3 18 (10.00%) CSS
4 15 (8.33%) Middleware
5 13 (7.22%) HTML5
6 12 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 12 (6.67%) jQuery
7 9 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (5.00%) CSS3
8 7 (3.89%) SOAP
8 7 (3.89%) Web Services
9 6 (3.33%) AngularJS
9 6 (3.33%) Spring
10 5 (2.78%) Hibernate
10 5 (2.78%) Java EE
10 5 (2.78%) JDBC
10 5 (2.78%) JPA
10 5 (2.78%) JSON
10 5 (2.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.22%) Clustering
2 11 (6.11%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.44%) Blackberry
4 8 (4.44%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.33%) Cryptography
6 5 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (2.78%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.22%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.67%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.67%) Replication
9 2 (1.11%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.11%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.11%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.11%) Physics
10 1 (0.56%) CMDB
10 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.56%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.56%) PMI
10 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 59 (32.78%) Windows
2 32 (17.78%) Linux
3 26 (14.44%) Windows Server
3 26 (14.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (10.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (8.89%) Solaris
6 14 (7.78%) AIX
6 14 (7.78%) HPUX
7 12 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 9 (5.00%) Windows 10
9 8 (4.44%) Unix
10 6 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.56%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (12.22%) MVC
3 21 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (10.56%) ETL
4 19 (10.56%) Migration
5 11 (6.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (5.56%) Asset Management
7 9 (5.00%) Business Analysis
7 9 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 9 (5.00%) Project Management
8 8 (4.44%) Application Packaging
8 8 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (4.44%) ITIL
8 8 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (3.89%) Configuration Management
9 7 (3.89%) Web Development
10 6 (3.33%) Investment Management
10 6 (3.33%) Release Management
10 6 (3.33%) Unit Testing
10 6 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (39.44%) SQL
2 38 (21.11%) C#
3 35 (19.44%) PowerShell
4 21 (11.67%) T-SQL
4 21 (11.67%) VBScript
5 19 (10.56%) Java
6 16 (8.89%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.78%) PHP
8 4 (2.22%) VBA
9 3 (1.67%) C++
9 3 (1.67%) Python
9 3 (1.67%) VB
10 2 (1.11%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.11%) Perl
10 2 (1.11%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.11%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.56%) C
11 1 (0.56%) Delphi
11 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.22%) BC Cleared
2 4 (2.22%) Degree
3 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.56%) ISEB
4 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 10 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.56%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) Solvency II
System Software
1 36 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (12.78%) XenApp
3 18 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 16 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (6.67%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (2.22%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (1.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.11%) zsh
Systems Management
1 17 (9.44%) Microsoft Clustering
2 15 (8.33%) SCOM
3 12 (6.67%) WSUS
4 10 (5.56%) SCCM
5 9 (5.00%) Puppet
6 8 (4.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (2.78%) BladeLogic
9 4 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (1.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (1.67%) XenMobile
11 2 (1.11%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.56%) Ansible
12 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 94 (52.22%) Microsoft
2 63 (35.00%) Oracle
3 26 (14.44%) Citrix
4 21 (11.67%) VMware
5 10 (5.56%) Symantec
6 7 (3.89%) NetApp
7 6 (3.33%) Ab Initio
7 6 (3.33%) IBM
8 5 (2.78%) HP
9 4 (2.22%) CA
9 4 (2.22%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.67%) Cisco
10 3 (1.67%) SAP
10 3 (1.67%) Sun
10 3 (1.67%) Sybase
10 3 (1.67%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.11%) AppSense
11 2 (1.11%) Charles River
11 2 (1.11%) EMC
11 2 (1.11%) F5
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