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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 51 49 59
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 11 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.52% 1.99% 0.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.25% 6.52% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 3
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£320 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +22.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +4.54%
SQL Server 2012
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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
176 184 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.34% 30.51% 28.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 98 110
Average daily rate £325 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
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 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £13.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (94.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (52.94%) ETL
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
4 7 (41.18%) C#
4 7 (41.18%) Windows
4 7 (41.18%) IBM
5 6 (35.29%) HTML
5 6 (35.29%) .NET
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (35.29%) JSON
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
6 5 (29.41%) Apache Camel
6 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (29.41%) Java
6 5 (29.41%) C++
6 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (29.41%) XML
6 5 (29.41%) Finance
6 5 (29.41%) SOA
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (23.53%) HTML5
8 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
8 3 (17.65%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (17.65%) Data Mining

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (5.88%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (94.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (11.76%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (11.76%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (5.88%) QlikView
8 1 (5.88%) SQLite
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) CodeRush
1 1 (5.88%) GoogleTest
1 1 (5.88%) ReSharper
1 1 (5.88%) CppUnit
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Developer
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Developer
3 3 (17.65%) DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (5.88%) iOS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) QlikView Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Development DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Silverlight Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
1 6 (35.29%) JSON
2 5 (29.41%) Apache Camel
2 5 (29.41%) XML
3 4 (23.53%) HTML5
4 2 (11.76%) CSS
5 1 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (5.88%) WPF
5 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) OLE DB
5 1 (5.88%) ATL
5 1 (5.88%) COM+
5 1 (5.88%) DCOM
5 1 (5.88%) STL
5 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
1 2 (11.76%) NHS
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ETL
2 5 (29.41%) SOA
3 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
3 3 (17.65%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) C++
4 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) IBM
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
4 2 (11.76%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (5.88%) Google