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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 37 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 27 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.70% 3.89% 4.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.75% 12.44% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 26
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£338 £338 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £218 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £380 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +20.37%
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
183 193 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.10% 31.28% 28.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 103 121
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.22 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.19% -62.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £10.93 £20.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £13.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 64 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (76.56%) SQL
3 39 (60.94%) XML
4 29 (45.31%) Finance
5 25 (39.06%) Microsoft
5 25 (39.06%) Oracle
5 25 (39.06%) C#
6 24 (37.50%) HTML
6 24 (37.50%) .NET
7 23 (35.94%) C++
7 23 (35.94%) T-SQL
7 23 (35.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (34.38%) Visual Studio
9 21 (32.81%) Java
10 20 (31.25%) PL/SQL
10 20 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (31.25%) Banking
11 19 (29.69%) CSS
11 19 (29.69%) STL
11 19 (29.69%) Web Services
11 19 (29.69%) RDBMS
11 19 (29.69%) Performance Tuning
11 19 (29.69%) Relational Database
12 18 (28.13%) Data Modelling
12 18 (28.13%) Sybase
12 18 (28.13%) FIX Protocol
13 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET
14 16 (25.00%) VBA
14 16 (25.00%) HTTP
15 15 (23.44%) Hibernate

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.56%) IIS
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Project
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (35.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (29.69%) RDBMS
4 19 (29.69%) Relational Database
5 14 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
7 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (4.69%) Data Mining
10 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (3.13%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (3.13%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (1.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (1.56%) SQLite
11 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 22 (34.38%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.38%) CppUnit
2 6 (9.38%) GoogleTest
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.56%) CodeRush
3 1 (1.56%) Subversion
3 1 (1.56%) ReSharper
General
1 29 (45.31%) Finance
2 20 (31.25%) Banking
3 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (95.31%) Developer
2 25 (39.06%) SQL Developer
3 16 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 15 (23.44%) C++ Developer
5 14 (21.88%) Senior Developer
6 8 (12.50%) Senior C++ Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Senior SQL Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.69%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.13%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Technical Developer
9 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
9 2 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.13%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Developer
10 1 (1.56%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (60.94%) XML
2 24 (37.50%) HTML
2 24 (37.50%) .NET
3 19 (29.69%) CSS
3 19 (29.69%) STL
3 19 (29.69%) Web Services
4 18 (28.13%) FIX Protocol
5 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET
6 15 (23.44%) DHTML
6 15 (23.44%) EJB
6 15 (23.44%) JSP
6 15 (23.44%) Servlets
6 15 (23.44%) XSL
6 15 (23.44%) Hibernate
7 11 (17.19%) DCOM
8 9 (14.06%) COM+
8 9 (14.06%) ATL
9 6 (9.38%) OLE DB
9 6 (9.38%) JSON
9 6 (9.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.13%) NHS
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) Open Source
3 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Windows
1 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (28.13%) Data Modelling
3 13 (20.31%) ETL
3 13 (20.31%) Technical Analysis
4 12 (18.75%) Migration
5 11 (17.19%) Wealth Management
6 10 (15.63%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.94%) TDD
8 6 (9.38%) Unit Testing
8 6 (9.38%) Automated Testing
9 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.81%) SOA
10 4 (6.25%) Waterfall
10 4 (6.25%) Mentoring
11 3 (4.69%) Kimball Methodology
11 3 (4.69%) Multithreading
11 3 (4.69%) Integration Testing
12 2 (3.13%) MVC
13 1 (1.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 49 (76.56%) SQL
2 25 (39.06%) C#
3 23 (35.94%) C++
3 23 (35.94%) T-SQL
4 21 (32.81%) Java
5 20 (31.25%) PL/SQL
6 16 (25.00%) VBA
7 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.13%) VB
8 2 (3.13%) VB6
8 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.56%) C
9 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (39.06%) Oracle
1 25 (39.06%) Microsoft
2 18 (28.13%) Sybase
3 7 (10.94%) IBM
4 6 (9.38%) Google
5 4 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (3.13%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.13%) Nintex
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 27 days ago