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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 61 89 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.58% 10.23% 9.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.86% 38.20% 36.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 45 39
Median daily rate £325 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £223 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £400 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -2.17%
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
175 233 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.47% 26.78% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 101 93
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £65.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 54 (45.00%) SQL
2 51 (42.50%) .NET
3 49 (40.83%) C#
4 39 (32.50%) Microsoft
5 34 (28.33%) MVC
6 33 (27.50%) ASP.NET
7 30 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (24.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (24.17%) .NET Framework
8 29 (24.17%) HTML
9 26 (21.67%) JavaScript
10 23 (19.17%) T-SQL
10 23 (19.17%) Entity Framework
11 22 (18.33%) CSS
12 21 (17.50%) Windows
13 19 (15.83%) Java
13 19 (15.83%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (15.83%) AngularJS
14 18 (15.00%) Oracle
14 18 (15.00%) Web Services
15 16 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (12.50%) Active Directory
16 15 (12.50%) Security Cleared
17 14 (11.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 14 (11.67%) XML
18 13 (10.83%) Visual Studio
18 13 (10.83%) MS Excel
18 13 (10.83%) Data Warehouse
18 13 (10.83%) VMware
18 13 (10.83%) PowerShell

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.67%) IIS
2 6 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.33%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.67%) CMS
5 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.83%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (10.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.83%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.67%) Office 365
3 1 (0.83%) GitHub
3 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.83%) DNS
2 6 (5.00%) DHCP
3 4 (3.33%) SAN
3 4 (3.33%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.67%) Firewall
4 2 (1.67%) HTTP
4 2 (1.67%) Network Security
4 2 (1.67%) SSL
5 1 (0.83%) Internet
5 1 (0.83%) Intranet
5 1 (0.83%) LAN
5 1 (0.83%) VPN
5 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (15.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (11.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (10.83%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (10.83%) MongoDB
4 13 (10.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 12 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (9.17%) RDBMS
7 9 (7.50%) Oracle Database
8 7 (5.83%) DB2
8 7 (5.83%) OLAP
8 7 (5.83%) OLTP
9 6 (5.00%) DTS
10 5 (4.17%) IBM PureData
10 5 (4.17%) Oracle Exadata
10 5 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (10.83%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.67%) JUnit
3 7 (5.83%) TeamCity
4 6 (5.00%) Fiddler
4 6 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.00%) Subversion
5 5 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.33%) CruiseControl
7 3 (2.50%) JIRA
7 3 (2.50%) Maven
7 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.67%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.83%) Ant
9 1 (0.83%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.83%) Selenium
9 1 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.83%) YouTrack
General
1 9 (7.50%) Finance
2 6 (5.00%) Banking
3 3 (2.50%) Front Office
3 3 (2.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Advertising
4 1 (0.83%) Back Office
4 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (53.33%) Developer
2 25 (20.83%) .NET Developer
3 15 (12.50%) DBA
4 13 (10.83%) SQL DBA
5 12 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 10 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 10 (8.33%) SQL Developer
7 9 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (5.83%) Architect
9 5 (4.17%) Analyst
9 5 (4.17%) MongoDB Developer
9 5 (4.17%) T-SQL Developer
9 5 (4.17%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.33%) Administrator
10 4 (3.33%) Applications Developer
10 4 (3.33%) Data Modeller
10 4 (3.33%) Junior
10 4 (3.33%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.33%) Technical Architect
11 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (42.50%) .NET
2 33 (27.50%) ASP.NET
3 29 (24.17%) .NET Framework
3 29 (24.17%) HTML
4 23 (19.17%) Entity Framework
5 22 (18.33%) CSS
6 19 (15.83%) AngularJS
7 18 (15.00%) Web Services
8 16 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (11.67%) XML
10 11 (9.17%) HTML5
10 11 (9.17%) jQuery
11 10 (8.33%) JSON
11 10 (8.33%) SOAP
12 9 (7.50%) Spring
13 7 (5.83%) NHibernate
13 7 (5.83%) React
13 7 (5.83%) XSLT
14 6 (5.00%) DOM
15 5 (4.17%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.83%) Clustering
1 7 (5.83%) Data Integration
2 5 (4.17%) N-Tier
2 5 (4.17%) Replication
3 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.67%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.67%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.67%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.67%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.50%) Windows
2 12 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.50%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.67%) AIX
7 2 (1.67%) Android
8 1 (0.83%) HPUX
8 1 (0.83%) Linux
8 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.83%) Solaris
8 1 (0.83%) Unix
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.33%) MVC
2 30 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (10.00%) ETL
3 12 (10.00%) Scrum
3 12 (10.00%) Web Development
4 11 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (9.17%) OO
4 11 (9.17%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (9.17%) Unit Testing
5 10 (8.33%) CRM
5 10 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 7 (5.83%) High Availability
6 7 (5.83%) ITIL
7 6 (5.00%) Change Data Capture
7 6 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (5.00%) ERP
7 6 (5.00%) Migration
7 6 (5.00%) TDD
7 6 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 54 (45.00%) SQL
2 49 (40.83%) C#
3 26 (21.67%) JavaScript
4 23 (19.17%) T-SQL
5 19 (15.83%) Java
6 13 (10.83%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.00%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.67%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.67%) PHP
8 2 (1.67%) VBA
8 2 (1.67%) VBScript
9 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.83%) VB
9 1 (0.83%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.17%) Degree
3 5 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.33%) BC Cleared
4 4 (3.33%) MCSE
5 3 (2.50%) MCSA
5 3 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.67%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.83%) MCITP
7 1 (0.83%) MCP
7 1 (0.83%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) QA
2 4 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.67%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.83%) Basel III
4 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.33%) vSphere
5 1 (0.83%) Docker
5 1 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.83%) KVM
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.83%) RHEV
5 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (1.67%) Perfmon
2 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.83%) Puppet
2 1 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.00%) Oracle
3 13 (10.83%) VMware
4 7 (5.83%) HP
4 7 (5.83%) IBM
5 5 (4.17%) Citrix
5 5 (4.17%) MicroStrategy
5 5 (4.17%) Netezza
5 5 (4.17%) Talend
6 4 (3.33%) Sybase
7 3 (2.50%) Infor
7 3 (2.50%) Perforce
7 3 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.67%) Nintex
8 2 (1.67%) Pega
8 2 (1.67%) Telerik
9 1 (0.83%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.83%) Veeam
9 1 (0.83%) Xamarin