The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 6.78% - 6.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £28.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.91% -4.16%
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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 Fife region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Fife
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
8 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 13.56% 9.09% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate £295 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +1.63%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Fife

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Fife region citing SQL Server 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.

1 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) RESTful
6 2 (22.22%) HTML5
6 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 2 (22.22%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Web Development
6 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) CSS3
6 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
6 2 (22.22%) C++
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) UML
6 2 (22.22%) OOP
6 2 (22.22%) OO
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) XML
7 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (11.11%) Active Directory

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Fife region citing SQL Server 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) OLAP
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) RESTful
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) HTML5
5 2 (22.22%) CSS3
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (11.11%) WinForms
6 1 (11.11%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) UML
2 2 (22.22%) OOP
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
3 2 (22.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) VMware