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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 9 19 3
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 65 46 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.10% 6.73% 16.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.83% 32.17% 64.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 25 80
Median daily rate £363 £330 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £226 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Median hourly rate £17.32 £49.41 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.94% +119.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.45 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.53% -10.00%

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
145 143 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 29.23% 20.94% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 90 119
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Median hourly rate £16.61 £49.41 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.39% +119.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £49.41 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £49.41 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, 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 44 (39.64%) Microsoft
2 38 (34.23%) SQL
3 32 (28.83%) .NET
4 31 (27.93%) JavaScript
4 31 (27.93%) C#
5 29 (26.13%) ASP.NET
6 28 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (19.82%) Oracle
8 21 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (18.02%) Windows
9 20 (18.02%) Microsoft Azure
10 19 (17.12%) MVC
10 19 (17.12%) VMware
11 18 (16.22%) CSS
11 18 (16.22%) HTML
11 18 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (15.32%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (14.41%) SQL Server 2012
13 16 (14.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (14.41%) .NET Framework
14 15 (13.51%) jQuery
14 15 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (13.51%) T-SQL
15 14 (12.61%) Scrum
15 14 (12.61%) AngularJS
15 14 (12.61%) Relational Database
16 13 (11.71%) ETL
17 12 (10.81%) Active Directory
17 12 (10.81%) SQL Server 2014
17 12 (10.81%) Windows Server

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 6 (5.41%) IIS
2 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (4.50%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.60%) CMS
4 3 (2.70%) Jadu
5 2 (1.80%) CICS
5 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.80%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.90%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (9.01%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.80%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.70%) GitHub
2 3 (2.70%) IaaS
3 1 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.21%) DNS
2 7 (6.31%) DHCP
3 6 (5.41%) SAN
4 5 (4.50%) Firewall
4 5 (4.50%) Internet
5 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.70%) VPN
5 3 (2.70%) WAN
6 2 (1.80%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.80%) VSAN
7 1 (0.90%) HTTP
7 1 (0.90%) IPsec
7 1 (0.90%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.90%) NAS
7 1 (0.90%) SSH
7 1 (0.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (14.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (14.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (12.61%) Relational Database
5 12 (10.81%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (7.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (7.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (5.41%) MySQL
7 6 (5.41%) Oracle Database
8 5 (4.50%) Power BI
8 5 (4.50%) QlikView
8 5 (4.50%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (2.70%) Ingres
11 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.80%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (9.91%) JIRA
2 10 (9.01%) Selenium
2 10 (9.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.21%) Visual Studio
3 8 (7.21%) YouTrack
4 6 (5.41%) WebDriver
5 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.70%) Moq
6 3 (2.70%) NUnit
6 3 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (2.70%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.80%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.80%) JUnit
7 2 (1.80%) Maven
7 2 (1.80%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.90%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (5.41%) Banking
2 4 (3.60%) Finance
3 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (42.34%) Developer
2 18 (16.22%) Analyst
3 16 (14.41%) .NET Developer
4 8 (7.21%) Web Developer
5 7 (6.31%) Architect
5 7 (6.31%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (6.31%) C# Developer
5 7 (6.31%) SQL Developer
5 7 (6.31%) Test Analyst
6 6 (5.41%) DBA
6 6 (5.41%) ETL Developer
7 5 (4.50%) Consultant
7 5 (4.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (4.50%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.60%) Applications Developer
8 4 (3.60%) Applications Support
8 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (3.60%) SQL DBA
8 4 (3.60%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (28.83%) .NET
2 29 (26.13%) ASP.NET
3 18 (16.22%) CSS
3 18 (16.22%) HTML
4 17 (15.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (14.41%) .NET Framework
6 15 (13.51%) jQuery
7 14 (12.61%) AngularJS
8 10 (9.01%) Entity Framework
9 9 (8.11%) Web Services
10 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (5.41%) HTML5
12 5 (4.50%) Kendo UI
12 5 (4.50%) RESTful
13 4 (3.60%) CSS3
13 4 (3.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (3.60%) XML
14 3 (2.70%) JSON
14 3 (2.70%) LINQ
14 3 (2.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.31%) Data Integration
1 7 (6.31%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.60%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.70%) CESG
4 3 (2.70%) Data Extraction
4 3 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.70%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.70%) RIA
4 3 (2.70%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.70%) VLE
5 2 (1.80%) Clustering
5 2 (1.80%) Replication
5 2 (1.80%) Statistics
6 1 (0.90%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.90%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.02%) Windows
2 12 (10.81%) Windows Server
3 11 (9.91%) Linux
3 11 (9.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.60%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.70%) Android
6 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.70%) Solaris
6 3 (2.70%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.70%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.80%) AIX
7 2 (1.80%) MVS
7 2 (1.80%) Unix
8 1 (0.90%) CentOS
8 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (17.12%) MVC
3 15 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (12.61%) Scrum
5 13 (11.71%) ETL
6 9 (8.11%) Data Modelling
6 9 (8.11%) OO
6 9 (8.11%) TDD
6 9 (8.11%) Unit Testing
6 9 (8.11%) Web Development
7 8 (7.21%) Automated Testing
8 7 (6.31%) Functional Testing
8 7 (6.31%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (5.41%) Integration Testing
9 6 (5.41%) ITIL
9 6 (5.41%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (4.50%) Data Analysis
10 5 (4.50%) Data Management
10 5 (4.50%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (4.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 38 (34.23%) SQL
2 31 (27.93%) C#
2 31 (27.93%) JavaScript
3 15 (13.51%) T-SQL
4 7 (6.31%) Java
5 5 (4.50%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.70%) PHP
7 2 (1.80%) C++
7 2 (1.80%) COBOL
7 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.90%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.90%) Korn
8 1 (0.90%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.90%) VB
8 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.90%) VB6
8 1 (0.90%) VBA
8 1 (0.90%) X++
Qualifications
1 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (8.11%) Degree
3 6 (5.41%) MCSE
3 6 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.50%) MCSA
5 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.70%) MCAD
6 3 (2.70%) MCSD
6 3 (2.70%) MCTS
7 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.90%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (4.50%) QA
System Software
1 12 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.50%) vSphere
4 3 (2.70%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.90%) NFS
6 1 (0.90%) Samba
6 1 (0.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.90%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) AirWatch
1 3 (2.70%) XenMobile
2 2 (1.80%) PowerCLI
2 2 (1.80%) SnapMirror
2 2 (1.80%) vRealize
2 2 (1.80%) WSUS
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.90%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.90%) Netcool
3 1 (0.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.90%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.90%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 44 (39.64%) Microsoft
2 22 (19.82%) Oracle
3 19 (17.12%) VMware
4 8 (7.21%) Citrix
5 4 (3.60%) Cisco
5 4 (3.60%) HP
5 4 (3.60%) IBM
6 3 (2.70%) Apple
6 3 (2.70%) Cognos
6 3 (2.70%) Dell
6 3 (2.70%) NetApp
6 3 (2.70%) Riverbed
6 3 (2.70%) Veeam
7 2 (1.80%) Alteryx
7 2 (1.80%) Infor
7 2 (1.80%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.80%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.80%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.80%) Talend
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