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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 24 12
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 94 46 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.80% 6.73% 8.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.93% 23.59% 38.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 29 35
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£358 £330 £272
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +21.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £425 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
- +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.59%
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
214 195 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.60% 28.55% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 90 98
Average daily rate £358 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.92% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +5.17%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014, 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.

1 100 (61.73%) SQL
2 70 (43.21%) .NET
3 59 (36.42%) Microsoft
4 53 (32.72%) Oracle
5 52 (32.10%) C#
6 44 (27.16%) Finance
7 39 (24.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 33 (20.37%) T-SQL
8 33 (20.37%) ASP.NET
8 33 (20.37%) XML
9 32 (19.75%) HTML
10 31 (19.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 30 (18.52%) Java
11 30 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
12 28 (17.28%) CSS
13 26 (16.05%) Windows
13 26 (16.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 25 (15.43%) Sybase
14 25 (15.43%) IIS
15 24 (14.81%) Relational Database
16 23 (14.20%) JavaScript
17 22 (13.58%) Data Modelling
18 21 (12.96%) SharePoint
18 21 (12.96%) RDBMS
18 21 (12.96%) Banking
19 20 (12.35%) Web Services
20 18 (11.11%) MS Excel
20 18 (11.11%) Web Development
21 17 (10.49%) PL/SQL
22 15 (9.26%) ETL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 (15.43%) IIS
2 21 (12.96%) SharePoint
3 10 (6.17%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.85%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.85%) SAS
7 3 (1.85%) CMS
8 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.62%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.62%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.62%) Lync
9 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.62%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.09%) MS Office
2 5 (3.09%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.85%) CSG Singleview
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.94%) HTTP
2 3 (1.85%) SAN
2 3 (1.85%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.23%) SSL
3 2 (1.23%) IP Telephony
3 2 (1.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.62%) DNS
4 1 (0.62%) Internet
4 1 (0.62%) Firewall
4 1 (0.62%) LAN
4 1 (0.62%) WAN
4 1 (0.62%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.62%) FTP
4 1 (0.62%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (24.07%) SQL Server 2008
2 31 (19.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (16.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (14.81%) Relational Database
5 21 (12.96%) RDBMS
6 15 (9.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (8.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (8.02%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (4.94%) InterSystems Cache
10 7 (4.32%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (1.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects XI
14 1 (0.62%) PerformancePoint
14 1 (0.62%) Xcelsius
14 1 (0.62%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 13 (8.02%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.32%) Subversion
3 6 (3.70%) CppUnit
3 6 (3.70%) GoogleTest
4 5 (3.09%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.23%) NCrunch
6 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.23%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.62%) JUnit
7 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.62%) Hudson
7 1 (0.62%) CodeRush
7 1 (0.62%) Maven
7 1 (0.62%) JIRA
7 1 (0.62%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.62%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.62%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.62%) CruiseControl
General
1 44 (27.16%) Finance
2 21 (12.96%) Banking
3 5 (3.09%) Back Office
4 4 (2.47%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.62%) Retail
5 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.62%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 98 (60.49%) Developer
2 29 (17.90%) SQL Developer
3 27 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 24 (14.81%) Analyst
5 19 (11.73%) Support Analyst
5 19 (11.73%) Applications Support
6 17 (10.49%) Applications Support Analyst
7 16 (9.88%) DBA
8 14 (8.64%) Senior Developer
9 12 (7.41%) SQL Server Developer
10 11 (6.79%) SQL DBA
11 9 (5.56%) C# Developer
12 6 (3.70%) SQL Server DBA
12 6 (3.70%) Lead Developer
12 6 (3.70%) Java Developer
12 6 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
13 5 (3.09%) Applications Developer
13 5 (3.09%) Team Leader
14 4 (2.47%) Database Developer
14 4 (2.47%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (43.21%) .NET
2 33 (20.37%) ASP.NET
2 33 (20.37%) XML
3 32 (19.75%) HTML
4 28 (17.28%) CSS
5 20 (12.35%) Web Services
6 15 (9.26%) jQuery
7 13 (8.02%) JSP
8 11 (6.79%) Hibernate
9 10 (6.17%) XSL
10 9 (5.56%) Servlets
10 9 (5.56%) EJB
10 9 (5.56%) DHTML
10 9 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (4.94%) STL
12 7 (4.32%) SOAP
12 7 (4.32%) XSLT
12 7 (4.32%) WCF
13 6 (3.70%) JSON
13 6 (3.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.09%) Replication
2 5 (3.09%) Clustering
3 4 (2.47%) NHS
4 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.23%) Statistics
5 1 (0.62%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.62%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.62%) Derivative
5 1 (0.62%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 26 (16.05%) Windows
2 13 (8.02%) UNIX
3 9 (5.56%) Linux
4 7 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.62%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.62%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (13.58%) Data Modelling
3 18 (11.11%) Web Development
4 15 (9.26%) ETL
5 14 (8.64%) Technical Analysis
6 13 (8.02%) Workflow
7 12 (7.41%) Process Management
7 12 (7.41%) Unit Testing
8 11 (6.79%) MVC
8 11 (6.79%) OO
8 11 (6.79%) TDD
9 10 (6.17%) ITIL
9 10 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (6.17%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (5.56%) Service Delivery
11 8 (4.94%) Migration
11 8 (4.94%) Wealth Management
12 6 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (3.70%) Automated Testing
13 5 (3.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 100 (61.73%) SQL
2 52 (32.10%) C#
3 33 (20.37%) T-SQL
4 30 (18.52%) Java
5 23 (14.20%) JavaScript
6 17 (10.49%) PL/SQL
7 14 (8.64%) C++
8 13 (8.02%) VBA
9 8 (4.94%) Perl
10 4 (2.47%) VB
10 4 (2.47%) C
10 4 (2.47%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.85%) AWK
12 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.62%) sed
12 1 (0.62%) VC++
12 1 (0.62%) Python
12 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (7.41%) Degree
2 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.23%) MCTS
5 1 (0.62%) MCPD
5 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.62%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.09%) SLA
2 4 (2.47%) QA
3 2 (1.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.23%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.62%) vSphere
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) SCCM
2 1 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.62%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (36.42%) Microsoft
2 53 (32.72%) Oracle
3 25 (15.43%) Sybase
4 12 (7.41%) HP
5 11 (6.79%) Kofax
6 8 (4.94%) IBM
7 6 (3.70%) Informatica
7 6 (3.70%) Google
8 3 (1.85%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (1.85%) VMware
8 3 (1.85%) InterSystems
8 3 (1.85%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.85%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.23%) Cisco
9 2 (1.23%) Citrix
10 1 (0.62%) Teradata
10 1 (0.62%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.62%) Symantec
10 1 (0.62%) McAfee
10 1 (0.62%) EMC
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