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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 36 40 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 32 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.24% 3.38% 3.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.61% 11.80% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 17
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£358 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.32% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £255 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-28.46% +18.18%
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
219 178 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 29.01% 28.66% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 74 129
Average daily rate £388 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.04% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £242 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -0.82%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 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 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (82.14%) SQL
3 32 (57.14%) XML
4 24 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 23 (41.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (39.29%) Finance
7 21 (37.50%) C#
7 21 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (35.71%) .NET
9 19 (33.93%) C++
9 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
10 18 (32.14%) HTML
10 18 (32.14%) Visual Studio
10 18 (32.14%) Oracle
11 17 (30.36%) STL
12 16 (28.57%) Banking
12 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET
12 16 (28.57%) RDBMS
12 16 (28.57%) Relational Database
13 15 (26.79%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (26.79%) Java
13 15 (26.79%) PL/SQL
14 14 (25.00%) Sybase
14 14 (25.00%) Web Services
14 14 (25.00%) CSS
15 13 (23.21%) HTTP
15 13 (23.21%) Data Modelling
16 12 (21.43%) VBA
16 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
17 11 (19.64%) Technical Analysis

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 1 (1.79%) IIS
1 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) InfoPath
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) FTP
2 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (41.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 16 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
9 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.79%) SQLite
10 1 (1.79%) QlikView
10 1 (1.79%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 18 (32.14%) Visual Studio
2 8 (14.29%) CppUnit
2 8 (14.29%) GoogleTest
3 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.79%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.79%) Subversion
3 1 (1.79%) CodeRush
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (39.29%) Finance
2 16 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (85.71%) Developer
2 17 (30.36%) SQL Developer
3 12 (21.43%) C++ Developer
4 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Developer
4 11 (19.64%) Senior Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Senior C++ Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Lead Developer
7 4 (7.14%) DBA
8 3 (5.36%) Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) SQL DBA
8 3 (5.36%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior SQL Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.57%) Development Team Leader
9 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Development DBA
9 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Applications Developer
10 1 (1.79%) Support Analyst
10 1 (1.79%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (57.14%) XML
2 20 (35.71%) .NET
3 18 (32.14%) HTML
4 17 (30.36%) STL
5 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 14 (25.00%) Web Services
6 14 (25.00%) CSS
7 11 (19.64%) Hibernate
7 11 (19.64%) JSP
7 11 (19.64%) Servlets
7 11 (19.64%) EJB
7 11 (19.64%) XSL
7 11 (19.64%) DHTML
8 9 (16.07%) DCOM
9 8 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 7 (12.50%) COM+
10 7 (12.50%) ATL
11 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (5.36%) OLE DB
12 3 (5.36%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.79%) Open Source
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (23.21%) Data Modelling
3 11 (19.64%) Technical Analysis
4 10 (17.86%) TDD
5 9 (16.07%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (16.07%) Wealth Management
5 9 (16.07%) Migration
6 8 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 6 (10.71%) ETL
9 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.14%) Multithreading
10 4 (7.14%) MVC
10 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (5.36%) Waterfall
12 2 (3.57%) Integration Testing
12 2 (3.57%) SOA
13 1 (1.79%) ITIL
13 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 46 (82.14%) SQL
2 24 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 21 (37.50%) C#
4 19 (33.93%) C++
5 15 (26.79%) Java
5 15 (26.79%) PL/SQL
6 12 (21.43%) VBA
7 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.79%) C
8 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
2 18 (32.14%) Oracle
3 14 (25.00%) Sybase
4 8 (14.29%) Google
5 2 (3.57%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (3.57%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) Business Objects
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