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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 40 52 38
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 27 13 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.17% 2.11% 4.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.00% 7.14% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 21
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £285 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.87 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +14.65%
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
225 182 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.41% 29.59% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 100 144
Average daily rate £383 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £33.75 £16.87 £26.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.05% -36.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.87 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.69 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

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
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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, 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 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (54.55%) SQL
3 20 (36.36%) C#
3 20 (36.36%) Finance
3 20 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (34.55%) .NET
5 17 (30.91%) XML
6 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
6 16 (29.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (25.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (25.45%) Visual Studio
8 12 (21.82%) C++
8 12 (21.82%) Java
9 11 (20.00%) HTML
9 11 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 11 (20.00%) Oracle
9 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 11 (20.00%) Windows
10 10 (18.18%) STL
10 10 (18.18%) ETL
10 10 (18.18%) HTTP
11 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (16.36%) FIX Protocol
11 9 (16.36%) Migration
12 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (14.55%) CSS
12 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (14.55%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (12.73%) Banking
13 7 (12.73%) Subversion

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (7.27%) NetWeaver
2 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Project
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (29.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (25.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (7.27%) RDBMS
7 4 (7.27%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (7.27%) SAP HANA
7 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
8 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
8 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (5.45%) Data Mining
9 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (3.64%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (3.64%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.82%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Visual Studio
2 7 (12.73%) Subversion
3 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (36.36%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Banking
3 5 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (83.64%) Developer
2 18 (32.73%) SQL Developer
3 12 (21.82%) Senior Developer
4 10 (18.18%) C++ Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Senior C++ Developer
5 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Developer
6 5 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.27%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.45%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (5.45%) SAP Basis Consultant
8 3 (5.45%) Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Migration Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (3.64%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (34.55%) .NET
2 17 (30.91%) XML
3 11 (20.00%) HTML
3 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (18.18%) STL
5 9 (16.36%) FIX Protocol
6 8 (14.55%) CSS
7 7 (12.73%) Web Services
8 5 (9.09%) COM+
9 4 (7.27%) DCOM
9 4 (7.27%) EJB
9 4 (7.27%) XSL
9 4 (7.27%) JSP
9 4 (7.27%) Servlets
9 4 (7.27%) ATL
9 4 (7.27%) DHTML
9 4 (7.27%) Hibernate
9 4 (7.27%) OLE DB
9 4 (7.27%) SAP Basis
9 4 (7.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) NHS
1 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.82%) Open Source
2 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.82%) Replication
2 1 (1.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Windows
2 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) ETL
2 9 (16.36%) Migration
3 8 (14.55%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (10.91%) Data Modelling
5 4 (7.27%) SAP Implementation
5 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
5 4 (7.27%) Database Tuning
6 3 (5.45%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (5.45%) Waterfall
6 3 (5.45%) SOA
6 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.64%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.64%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.64%) Wealth Management
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (1.82%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.82%) Line Management
8 1 (1.82%) Coaching
8 1 (1.82%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (54.55%) SQL
2 20 (36.36%) C#
3 12 (21.82%) C++
3 12 (21.82%) Java
4 11 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.91%) PL/SQL
7 4 (7.27%) ABAP
7 4 (7.27%) VBA
7 4 (7.27%) VB
7 4 (7.27%) VB6
8 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Legato
1 2 (3.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (3.64%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.64%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.00%) Oracle
3 6 (10.91%) Business Objects
4 5 (9.09%) IBM
5 4 (7.27%) SAP
5 4 (7.27%) Sybase
6 2 (3.64%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (3.64%) Nintex
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