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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 38 48 36
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 26 16 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.36% 2.62% 4.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.62% 8.00% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 24
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +6.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £413 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.87 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.60 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-4.39% +16.36%
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
206 200 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.61% 32.79% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 110 154
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.87 £26.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.04% -36.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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 6 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 6 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 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (58.82%) SQL
3 23 (45.10%) C#
4 22 (43.14%) .NET
4 22 (43.14%) XML
5 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
6 18 (35.29%) Finance
6 18 (35.29%) Visual Studio
7 17 (33.33%) C++
7 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (27.45%) T-SQL
8 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET
8 14 (27.45%) STL
9 13 (25.49%) HTTP
9 13 (25.49%) FIX Protocol
10 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (23.53%) HTML
10 12 (23.53%) Oracle
11 10 (19.61%) ETL
12 9 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (17.65%) Java
12 9 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (15.69%) Banking
13 8 (15.69%) Windows
13 8 (15.69%) CSS
13 8 (15.69%) Migration
14 7 (13.73%) Web Services
14 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
14 7 (13.73%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (11.76%) PL/SQL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (9.80%) RDBMS
5 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (5.88%) Data Mining
8 2 (3.92%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (3.92%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.96%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (35.29%) Visual Studio
2 6 (11.76%) Subversion
3 1 (1.96%) CppUnit
3 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.96%) GoogleTest
General
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (88.24%) Developer
2 14 (27.45%) Senior Developer
2 14 (27.45%) C++ Developer
2 14 (27.45%) SQL Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Senior C++ Developer
4 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior SQL Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Developer
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (1.96%) iOS Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Development DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (43.14%) .NET
1 22 (43.14%) XML
2 14 (27.45%) STL
2 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET
3 13 (25.49%) FIX Protocol
4 12 (23.53%) HTML
5 8 (15.69%) CSS
6 7 (13.73%) Web Services
7 6 (11.76%) COM+
8 5 (9.80%) DCOM
8 5 (9.80%) ATL
8 5 (9.80%) JSON
9 4 (7.84%) jQuery
9 4 (7.84%) Apache Camel
9 4 (7.84%) DHTML
9 4 (7.84%) JSP
9 4 (7.84%) Servlets
9 4 (7.84%) EJB
9 4 (7.84%) XSL
9 4 (7.84%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) NHS
1 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.96%) Open Source
2 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) ETL
2 8 (15.69%) Migration
3 7 (13.73%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 4 (7.84%) SOA
5 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.84%) Waterfall
6 3 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.92%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.92%) Wealth Management
7 2 (3.92%) TDD
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (1.96%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.96%) Line Management
8 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.96%) Coaching
8 1 (1.96%) Content Management
8 1 (1.96%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (58.82%) SQL
2 23 (45.10%) C#
3 17 (33.33%) C++
4 14 (27.45%) T-SQL
5 9 (17.65%) Java
6 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
7 6 (11.76%) PL/SQL
8 4 (7.84%) VB
8 4 (7.84%) VBA
8 4 (7.84%) VB6
9 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
1 1 (1.96%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Legato
1 2 (3.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.92%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.53%) Oracle
3 6 (11.76%) IBM
4 4 (7.84%) Sybase
5 2 (3.92%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.92%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (3.92%) Nintex
6 1 (1.96%) Google
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