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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 56 47 54
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.63% 3.42% 2.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.14% 13.66% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 14
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£375 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -23.07%
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
228 205 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.60% 25.03% 29.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 87 115
Average daily rate £363 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £431 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £65.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
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 31 July 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 45 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (62.22%) Finance
4 26 (57.78%) SQL
5 23 (51.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (35.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (35.56%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (31.11%) Java
9 12 (26.67%) BusinessObjects
10 11 (24.44%) HTML
10 11 (24.44%) Oracle
10 11 (24.44%) CSS
10 11 (24.44%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (22.22%) Wealth Management
11 10 (22.22%) SAP
11 10 (22.22%) PL/SQL
12 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 9 (20.00%) DHTML
12 9 (20.00%) VBA
12 9 (20.00%) Sybase
12 9 (20.00%) EJB
12 9 (20.00%) JSP
12 9 (20.00%) Servlets
12 9 (20.00%) Web Services
12 9 (20.00%) XML
12 9 (20.00%) XSL
12 9 (20.00%) RDBMS
12 9 (20.00%) Data Modelling
12 9 (20.00%) Hibernate

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (11.11%) NetWeaver
2 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (4.44%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (51.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (35.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (26.67%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (20.00%) RDBMS
7 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 6 (13.33%) QlikView
9 5 (11.11%) SAP HANA
9 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Subversion
2 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (62.22%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
2 6 (13.33%) Investment Banking
3 5 (11.11%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (80.00%) Developer
2 23 (51.11%) SQL Developer
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (8.89%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.67%) MI Developer
6 3 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server BI Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Designer
7 2 (4.44%) Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (4.44%) DBA
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Systems Support Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) HTML
1 11 (24.44%) CSS
2 9 (20.00%) JSP
2 9 (20.00%) Servlets
2 9 (20.00%) Web Services
2 9 (20.00%) XML
2 9 (20.00%) XSL
2 9 (20.00%) DHTML
2 9 (20.00%) EJB
2 9 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 5 (11.11%) SAP Basis
4 3 (6.67%) .NET
5 2 (4.44%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.44%) SAP XI
5 2 (4.44%) jQuery
5 2 (4.44%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.22%) HTML5
6 1 (2.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.22%) Replication
2 1 (2.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.44%) AIX
3 2 (4.44%) Solaris
3 2 (4.44%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (24.44%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (22.22%) Wealth Management
4 9 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 7 (15.56%) Database Tuning
5 7 (15.56%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (13.33%) ETL
6 6 (13.33%) Migration
7 5 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
8 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.67%) Data Mapping
10 2 (4.44%) Time Management
10 2 (4.44%) MVVM
10 2 (4.44%) Mobile Development
11 1 (2.22%) ETL Development
11 1 (2.22%) Line Management
11 1 (2.22%) Coaching
11 1 (2.22%) Data Transformation
11 1 (2.22%) Technical Analysis
11 1 (2.22%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) SQL
2 14 (31.11%) Java
3 10 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (20.00%) VBA
5 5 (11.11%) ABAP
6 4 (8.89%) C#
7 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
1 2 (4.44%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Oracle
2 10 (22.22%) SAP
3 9 (20.00%) Sybase
4 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.44%) Dell
5 2 (4.44%) EMC
5 2 (4.44%) Citrix
5 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.44%) Symantec
5 2 (4.44%) VMware
5 2 (4.44%) IBM
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