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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 56 39 54
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 32 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.23% 3.66% 1.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.33% 14.61% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 23 4
Median daily rate £310 £375 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +28.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -22.93%
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
150 219 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.11% 25.06% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 117 115
Median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -23.07%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 May 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 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) CRM
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (16.67%) MCSE
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) C#

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%) ColdFusion
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
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
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) 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 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (8.33%) MS Access
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 7
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) DBA
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) ColdFusion Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Junior DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Junior SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (8.33%) React
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
3 1 (8.33%) HPUX
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
2 2 (16.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Change Data Capture
3 1 (8.33%) Content Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
3 1 (8.33%) ETL Development
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Metadata Management
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Optimisation
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%) Web Application Development
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
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%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) Veeam
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 11 days ago