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 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 54 58 72
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 15 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.73% 1.28% 1.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.14% 4.81% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 11
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£375 £319 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £297 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £343 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.37% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-52.50% +45.45%
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
210 187 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.19% 26.60% 29.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 111 155
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 £265 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +10.00%

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 26 May 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (95.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (90.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (90.48%) Finance
4 16 (76.19%) SQL
5 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (33.33%) Subversion
7 7 (33.33%) Database Tuning
8 6 (28.57%) Financial Institution
9 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (19.05%) ETL
11 3 (14.29%) Migration
11 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
12 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (9.52%) SAP XI
12 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
12 2 (9.52%) SAP
12 2 (9.52%) QlikView
12 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects XI
12 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
13 1 (4.76%) WPF
13 1 (4.76%) Wealth Management
13 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
13 1 (4.76%) Change Management
13 1 (4.76%) Client/Server

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (95.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (90.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (9.52%) QlikView
7 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 19 (90.48%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (71.43%) SQL Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (9.52%) MI Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) SAP XI
2 1 (4.76%) WPF
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Database Tuning
2 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (19.05%) ETL
4 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Coaching
6 1 (4.76%) MVVM
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Wealth Management
6 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
1 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft