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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 33 47 35
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 41 13 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.81% 1.99% 3.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.21% 7.07% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 18
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£375 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £388 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.00% -14.28%
SQL Server 2008
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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
253 184 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 29.66% 28.13% 25.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 78 116
Average daily rate £400 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (82.35%) SQL
3 31 (60.78%) XML
4 23 (45.10%) Finance
5 22 (43.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (41.18%) T-SQL
7 19 (37.25%) C++
7 19 (37.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (35.29%) C#
8 18 (35.29%) .NET
8 18 (35.29%) Oracle
9 17 (33.33%) HTML
9 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 16 (31.37%) RDBMS
10 16 (31.37%) Visual Studio
10 16 (31.37%) STL
10 16 (31.37%) Banking
10 16 (31.37%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (31.37%) Relational Database
11 15 (29.41%) Java
12 14 (27.45%) Sybase
12 14 (27.45%) PL/SQL
13 13 (25.49%) CSS
13 13 (25.49%) Web Services
13 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET
14 12 (23.53%) VBA
14 12 (23.53%) Data Modelling
14 12 (23.53%) HTTP
14 12 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (21.57%) Technical Analysis

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (1.96%) Umbraco
1 1 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.96%) IIS
1 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) InfoPath
2 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) FTP
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (43.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (37.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (31.37%) RDBMS
4 16 (31.37%) Relational Database
5 12 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.96%) QlikView
9 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 16 (31.37%) Visual Studio
2 8 (15.69%) CppUnit
2 8 (15.69%) GoogleTest
3 1 (1.96%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) Subversion
3 1 (1.96%) CodeRush
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (45.10%) Finance
2 16 (31.37%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (84.31%) Developer
2 15 (29.41%) SQL Developer
3 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Developer
3 11 (21.57%) C++ Developer
4 10 (19.61%) Senior Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Lead Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Senior C++ Developer
6 5 (9.80%) DBA
7 4 (7.84%) SQL DBA
8 3 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Senior SQL Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Development Team Leader
9 2 (3.92%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.92%) Development DBA
9 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Development DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (60.78%) XML
2 18 (35.29%) .NET
3 17 (33.33%) HTML
4 16 (31.37%) STL
5 13 (25.49%) CSS
5 13 (25.49%) Web Services
5 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET
6 11 (21.57%) Hibernate
6 11 (21.57%) DHTML
6 11 (21.57%) XSL
6 11 (21.57%) JSP
6 11 (21.57%) Servlets
6 11 (21.57%) EJB
7 9 (17.65%) DCOM
8 8 (15.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 7 (13.73%) COM+
9 7 (13.73%) ATL
10 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (7.84%) HTML5
11 3 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (23.53%) Data Modelling
3 11 (21.57%) Technical Analysis
4 9 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (17.65%) Migration
4 9 (17.65%) TDD
4 9 (17.65%) Wealth Management
5 8 (15.69%) Automated Testing
6 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (13.73%) Unit Testing
7 6 (11.76%) ETL
8 5 (9.80%) MVC
8 5 (9.80%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.84%) Multithreading
10 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
10 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.88%) SOA
11 2 (3.92%) Integration Testing
12 1 (1.96%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (1.96%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (82.35%) SQL
2 21 (41.18%) T-SQL
3 19 (37.25%) C++
4 18 (35.29%) C#
5 15 (29.41%) Java
6 14 (27.45%) PL/SQL
7 12 (23.53%) VBA
8 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Oracle
2 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (27.45%) Sybase
4 8 (15.69%) Google
5 3 (5.88%) IBM
6 2 (3.92%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.96%) Business Objects
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