The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 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 2012 over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 61 53 58
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 7 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.95% 1.11% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.24% 3.87% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
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£350 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
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 £46.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+43.84% -7.14%
SQL Server 2012
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
216 181 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 29.19% 28.59% 31.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 76 130
Average daily rate £400 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £249 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +2.50%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Glasgow region.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (69.23%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) C#
4 6 (46.15%) .NET
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) HTML
7 3 (23.08%) C++
7 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle
7 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (23.08%) XML
7 3 (23.08%) ETL
7 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (15.38%) IBM
8 2 (15.38%) Apache Camel
8 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (15.38%) HTML5
8 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
8 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (15.38%) JSON
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (15.38%) Clustering

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (7.69%) QlikView
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) ReSharper
1 1 (7.69%) CppUnit
1 1 (7.69%) CodeRush
1 1 (7.69%) GoogleTest
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) DBA
3 3 (23.08%) SQL DBA
4 2 (15.38%) Development DBA
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Database Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Database Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Development DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Silverlight Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Designer
5 1 (7.69%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) Apache Camel
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (15.38%) HTML5
4 2 (15.38%) JSON
4 2 (15.38%) WinForms
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.69%) ATL
5 1 (7.69%) COM+
5 1 (7.69%) DCOM
5 1 (7.69%) OLE DB
5 1 (7.69%) STL
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) WPF
5 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
5 1 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ETL
1 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) SOA
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Google
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