The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 56 60 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 8 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.85% 0.88% 4.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.38% 3.21% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 22
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £390 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £19.71
% change year-on-year
+44.06% +49.70%
SQL Server 2008
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 Glasgow region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
148 249 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.17% 27.51% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 126 136
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £44.50 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+256.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Glasgow region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Glasgow region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
6 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (25.00%) Citrix
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (25.00%) MCSE
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
7 2 (16.67%) Firewall
7 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
7 2 (16.67%) Clustering
7 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 2 (16.67%) Symantec
7 2 (16.67%) DNS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (8.33%) MQSeries
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
1 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) DBA
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Junior DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Junior SQL DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
4 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware
4 1 (8.33%) NHibernate
4 1 (8.33%) React
4 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) AIX
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Solaris
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) HPUX
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) MVC
1 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) CRM
2 2 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Change Data Capture
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Content Management
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Server Building
3 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) MCITP
4 1 (8.33%) MCP
4 1 (8.33%) MCSA
4 1 (8.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (8.33%) KVM
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (8.33%) RHEV
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
5 1 (8.33%) Veeam