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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 40 58 43
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 31 8 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.56% 1.15% 3.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.55% 4.26% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 23
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£375 £293 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £318 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -16.92%
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
213 188 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.45% 27.05% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 112 157
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £266 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 60 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (56.67%) SQL
3 33 (55.00%) Finance
4 30 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (28.33%) XML
8 15 (25.00%) Java
8 15 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (23.33%) C#
9 14 (23.33%) Oracle
9 14 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (21.67%) CSS
10 13 (21.67%) HTML
10 13 (21.67%) .NET
11 12 (20.00%) PL/SQL
11 12 (20.00%) Visual Studio
11 12 (20.00%) Web Services
12 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
13 10 (16.67%) DHTML
13 10 (16.67%) VBA
13 10 (16.67%) Sybase
13 10 (16.67%) EJB
13 10 (16.67%) JSP
13 10 (16.67%) Servlets
13 10 (16.67%) XSL
13 10 (16.67%) Windows
13 10 (16.67%) RDBMS
13 10 (16.67%) Banking

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (8.33%) NetWeaver
2 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.67%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.67%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (16.67%) RDBMS
6 10 (16.67%) Relational Database
7 8 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (8.33%) SAP HANA
10 3 (5.00%) QlikView
11 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.67%) Subversion
General
1 33 (55.00%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Banking
3 6 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 5 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (81.67%) Developer
2 25 (41.67%) SQL Developer
3 10 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 7 (11.67%) C++ Developer
5 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) SAP Basis Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Senior C++ Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Migration Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) MI Developer
9 2 (3.33%) DBA
9 2 (3.33%) Senior SQL Developer
9 2 (3.33%) SQL Server BI Developer
10 1 (1.67%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.33%) XML
2 13 (21.67%) CSS
2 13 (21.67%) HTML
2 13 (21.67%) .NET
3 12 (20.00%) Web Services
4 10 (16.67%) DHTML
4 10 (16.67%) EJB
4 10 (16.67%) JSP
4 10 (16.67%) Servlets
4 10 (16.67%) XSL
4 10 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 7 (11.67%) STL
5 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET
5 7 (11.67%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (8.33%) SAP Basis
7 4 (6.67%) .NET Framework
7 4 (6.67%) COM+
8 3 (5.00%) Entity Framework
8 3 (5.00%) OLE DB
8 3 (5.00%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.67%) Replication
2 1 (1.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.67%) AIX
4 1 (1.67%) Solaris
4 1 (1.67%) Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (16.67%) Migration
3 9 (15.00%) Wealth Management
4 8 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 6 (10.00%) Database Tuning
6 5 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (8.33%) ETL
6 5 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.00%) Data Migration
9 2 (3.33%) Integration Testing
9 2 (3.33%) Data Mapping
9 2 (3.33%) MVVM
9 2 (3.33%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (3.33%) Mobile Development
10 1 (1.67%) Line Management
10 1 (1.67%) Coaching
10 1 (1.67%) Waterfall
10 1 (1.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 34 (56.67%) SQL
2 15 (25.00%) Java
3 14 (23.33%) C#
4 12 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
6 10 (16.67%) VBA
7 7 (11.67%) C++
8 6 (10.00%) T-SQL
9 5 (8.33%) ABAP
10 4 (6.67%) VB6
10 4 (6.67%) VB
11 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
1 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.33%) Data Guard
1 2 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (3.33%) Legato
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Oracle
2 10 (16.67%) Sybase
3 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.00%) Business Objects
4 8 (13.33%) SAP
5 2 (3.33%) Nintex
6 1 (1.67%) Dell
6 1 (1.67%) EMC
6 1 (1.67%) IBM
6 1 (1.67%) Symantec
6 1 (1.67%) Citrix
6 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.67%) VMware