The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Glasgow region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 56 44 43
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 12 36 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.75% 3.98% 2.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.97% 13.95% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 4
Average daily rate £300 £338 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +10.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £251 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £470 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- -0.76%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
201 258 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 29.26% 28.51% 31.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 144 132
Average daily rate £338 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £12.83 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2008
Scotland

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008.

1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (57.58%) SQL
3 18 (54.55%) C#
3 18 (54.55%) .NET
4 14 (42.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (39.39%) Finance
6 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 12 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 10 (30.30%) Oracle
8 10 (30.30%) HTML
8 10 (30.30%) ETL
9 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (24.24%) jQuery
11 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
11 7 (21.21%) Web Development
11 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (21.21%) MVC
11 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (21.21%) Windows
11 7 (21.21%) XML
12 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
12 6 (18.18%) Java
12 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
12 6 (18.18%) IBM
12 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (18.18%) HTML5

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.12%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.03%) CMS
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (42.42%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
5 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (6.06%) SQLite
9 1 (3.03%) QlikView
9 1 (3.03%) Data Mart
9 1 (3.03%) MySQL
9 1 (3.03%) DTS
9 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) Subversion
2 2 (6.06%) NUnit
2 2 (6.06%) Xcode
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) Mockito
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) Maven
3 1 (3.03%) JUnit
3 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) DBA
3 6 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (12.12%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (12.12%) SQL DBA
4 4 (12.12%) Designer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Designer
5 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.03%) VB Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) .NET
2 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 10 (30.30%) HTML
4 8 (24.24%) jQuery
5 7 (21.21%) XML
6 6 (18.18%) HTML5
7 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 5 (15.15%) Apache Camel
7 5 (15.15%) JSON
8 4 (12.12%) CSS
8 4 (12.12%) Web Services
8 4 (12.12%) WCF
9 2 (6.06%) XSL
9 2 (6.06%) Classic ASP
9 2 (6.06%) NHibernate
9 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
10 1 (3.03%) GWT
10 1 (3.03%) Spring Web Flow
10 1 (3.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Replication
2 3 (9.09%) Open Source
2 3 (9.09%) Clustering
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Solaris
3 3 (9.09%) Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) AIX
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) ETL
2 7 (21.21%) Web Development
2 7 (21.21%) MVC
3 5 (15.15%) OO
3 5 (15.15%) SOA
4 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
5 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.09%) OOD
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL
6 2 (6.06%) TDD
6 2 (6.06%) Service Management
6 2 (6.06%) Scrum
7 1 (3.03%) Wealth Management
7 1 (3.03%) Time Management
7 1 (3.03%) ERD
7 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.03%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) SQL
2 18 (54.55%) C#
3 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.18%) Java
4 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 5 (15.15%) C++
6 4 (12.12%) VB
7 2 (6.06%) VBScript
7 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.03%) VB6
8 1 (3.03%) XPath
8 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.03%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
1 2 (6.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (3.03%) XenApp
2 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.03%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) EMC TimeFinder
1 2 (6.06%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) Netcool
2 1 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.18%) IBM
4 3 (9.09%) EMC
4 3 (9.09%) Veritas
5 2 (6.06%) Sybase
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix
5 2 (6.06%) Dell
5 2 (6.06%) VMware
6 1 (3.03%) Sitecore
6 1 (3.03%) Google
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.03%) Symantec
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