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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 53 54 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 4 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.72% 0.65% 4.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.60% 3.31% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 22
Median daily rate £343 £213 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.17% -40.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £213 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £213 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +48.13%

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
154 121 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.55% 19.74% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 62 134
Median daily rate £375 £350 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Median hourly rate £16.61 £49.41 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.39% +119.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £49.41 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £49.41 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%

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
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 29 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) MCSA
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DBA
1 3 (60.00%) SQL DBA
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft