The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 113 63 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.91% 10.70% 15.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.47% 34.05% 53.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 30 71
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £378 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £24.69 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.85% -36.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £18.43 £37.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £30.94 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.25 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-1.91% +9.34%
SQL Server
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
190 185 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.07% 31.41% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 98 130
Average daily rate £383 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £404 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.87 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.37% -55.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £10.93 £15.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £18.43 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing SQL Server 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.

1 110 (55.28%) SQL
2 97 (48.74%) .NET
3 86 (43.22%) C#
4 59 (29.65%) Oracle
4 59 (29.65%) ASP.NET
4 59 (29.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 56 (28.14%) Microsoft
6 50 (25.13%) Finance
7 49 (24.62%) XML
8 48 (24.12%) JavaScript
9 45 (22.61%) T-SQL
10 40 (20.10%) HTML
11 39 (19.60%) CSS
12 38 (19.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 35 (17.59%) ETL
14 33 (16.58%) Visual Studio
14 33 (16.58%) Java
14 33 (16.58%) Web Services
15 32 (16.08%) Banking
16 29 (14.57%) Agile Software Development
16 29 (14.57%) Windows
17 25 (12.56%) SharePoint
17 25 (12.56%) Data Modelling
17 25 (12.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 24 (12.06%) C++
19 23 (11.56%) HTTP
20 20 (10.05%) STL
20 20 (10.05%) jQuery
21 19 (9.55%) FIX Protocol
21 19 (9.55%) IIS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing SQL Server 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (12.56%) SharePoint
2 19 (9.55%) IIS
3 10 (5.03%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (3.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (3.02%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (3.02%) Umbraco
5 6 (3.02%) CMS
6 3 (1.51%) SAS
7 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.01%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.01%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.01%) Apache
7 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.50%) JBoss
8 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.50%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.50%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 9 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.51%) MS Office
2 3 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.01%) MS Project
4 1 (0.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.51%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (1.01%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.50%) SaaS
1 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.56%) HTTP
2 5 (2.51%) SSL
3 3 (1.51%) SAN
4 2 (1.01%) DNS
5 1 (0.50%) Intranet
5 1 (0.50%) Internet
5 1 (0.50%) LAN
5 1 (0.50%) WAN
5 1 (0.50%) DHCP
5 1 (0.50%) VPN
5 1 (0.50%) Firewall
5 1 (0.50%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (29.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 38 (19.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (12.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (9.55%) Relational Database
5 18 (9.05%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (8.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (7.04%) RDBMS
8 9 (4.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (4.52%) Oracle Database
9 6 (3.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (3.02%) Data Mining
10 5 (2.51%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.51%) QlikView
11 3 (1.51%) IBM InfoSphere
12 2 (1.01%) SAP Data Services
12 2 (1.01%) InterSystems Cache
12 2 (1.01%) BusinessObjects XI
12 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 33 (16.58%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.02%) TeamCity
2 6 (3.02%) JIRA
2 6 (3.02%) Subversion
3 5 (2.51%) Fiddler
3 5 (2.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.51%) NUnit
4 3 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.51%) Moq
4 3 (1.51%) MSTest
5 2 (1.01%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.01%) GoogleTest
5 2 (1.01%) CppUnit
6 1 (0.50%) Toad
General
1 50 (25.13%) Finance
2 32 (16.08%) Banking
3 8 (4.02%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.51%) Back Office
5 4 (2.01%) Games
6 3 (1.51%) Retail
7 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 146 (73.37%) Developer
2 42 (21.11%) .NET Developer
3 33 (16.58%) SQL Developer
4 24 (12.06%) Senior Developer
5 20 (10.05%) C++ Developer
6 19 (9.55%) Analyst
7 15 (7.54%) SQL Server Developer
8 11 (5.53%) C# Developer
8 11 (5.53%) Senior C++ Developer
9 9 (4.52%) Support Analyst
9 9 (4.52%) Java Developer
9 9 (4.52%) Technical Leader
10 7 (3.52%) Applications Support
10 7 (3.52%) SharePoint Developer
11 6 (3.02%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (3.02%) DBA
11 6 (3.02%) Administrator
12 5 (2.51%) Web Developer
12 5 (2.51%) ETL Developer
12 5 (2.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (48.74%) .NET
2 59 (29.65%) ASP.NET
3 49 (24.62%) XML
4 40 (20.10%) HTML
5 39 (19.60%) CSS
6 33 (16.58%) Web Services
7 20 (10.05%) STL
7 20 (10.05%) jQuery
8 19 (9.55%) FIX Protocol
9 18 (9.05%) .NET Framework
10 14 (7.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 14 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (6.03%) Hibernate
12 10 (5.03%) JSON
12 10 (5.03%) SOAP
12 10 (5.03%) JSP
13 9 (4.52%) Servlets
13 9 (4.52%) DCOM
13 9 (4.52%) EJB
13 9 (4.52%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.53%) Market Risk
3 7 (3.52%) NHS
4 6 (3.02%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.51%) Replication
5 5 (2.51%) User Experience
6 4 (2.01%) Web 2.0
6 4 (2.01%) Social Network
7 3 (1.51%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.01%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.01%) Clustering
9 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.50%) GIS
9 1 (0.50%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.50%) Open Source
9 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.57%) Windows
2 7 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.01%) UNIX
5 3 (1.51%) Linux
5 3 (1.51%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.59%) ETL
2 29 (14.57%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (12.56%) Data Modelling
4 18 (9.05%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (8.54%) MVC
6 16 (8.04%) Migration
7 14 (7.04%) Web Development
8 13 (6.53%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (6.03%) Multithreading
9 12 (6.03%) Workflow
9 12 (6.03%) OO
10 11 (5.53%) Process Management
10 11 (5.53%) Unit Testing
11 10 (5.03%) SOA
12 9 (4.52%) Technical Analysis
12 9 (4.52%) Mentoring
13 8 (4.02%) Kalman Filter
13 8 (4.02%) Wealth Management
13 8 (4.02%) TDD
14 7 (3.52%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 110 (55.28%) SQL
2 86 (43.22%) C#
3 48 (24.12%) JavaScript
4 45 (22.61%) T-SQL
5 33 (16.58%) Java
6 24 (12.06%) C++
7 15 (7.54%) PL/SQL
7 15 (7.54%) VBA
8 10 (5.03%) VB
9 7 (3.52%) VB6
10 5 (2.51%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.01%) XPath
12 3 (1.51%) VBScript
12 3 (1.51%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.01%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.01%) Perl
14 1 (0.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (2.51%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.01%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.01%) Degree
2 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.01%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.51%) SLA
2 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.51%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.51%) RACF
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.50%) VMware Server
2 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.50%) vSphere
2 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.01%) Data Guard
1 2 (1.01%) SCOM
1 2 (1.01%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.01%) Legato
1 2 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 59 (29.65%) Oracle
2 56 (28.14%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.04%) Sybase
4 12 (6.03%) HP
5 11 (5.53%) Kofax
6 8 (4.02%) IBM
7 7 (3.52%) Business Objects
8 5 (2.51%) Cognos
8 5 (2.51%) SAP
9 3 (1.51%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (1.51%) Informatica
9 3 (1.51%) Citrix
9 3 (1.51%) Nintex
10 2 (1.01%) Google
10 2 (1.01%) VMware
10 2 (1.01%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (1.01%) Siebel
11 1 (0.50%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.50%) Cisco
11 1 (0.50%) AppSense
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