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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 72 79 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.24% 9.08% 9.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.92% 36.57% 36.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 46 42
Median daily rate £330 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £206 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £387
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 £32.66 £23.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+38.95% -1.05%
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
195 216 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.74% 24.83% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 104 103
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £65.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.59 £28.13 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.66%

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 1 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 1 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 55 (47.83%) SQL
2 49 (42.61%) .NET
3 47 (40.87%) C#
4 37 (32.17%) Microsoft
5 34 (29.57%) MVC
6 32 (27.83%) ASP.NET
7 29 (25.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (24.35%) .NET Framework
8 28 (24.35%) HTML
9 24 (20.87%) T-SQL
9 24 (20.87%) Entity Framework
10 22 (19.13%) JavaScript
11 21 (18.26%) CSS
11 21 (18.26%) Windows
12 20 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (15.65%) Oracle
14 17 (14.78%) Java
14 17 (14.78%) Web Services
14 17 (14.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 16 (13.91%) AngularJS
16 15 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
17 14 (12.17%) Active Directory
17 14 (12.17%) MS Excel
18 13 (11.30%) SQL Server 2005
18 13 (11.30%) Security Cleared
18 13 (11.30%) Data Warehouse
19 12 (10.43%) ETL
19 12 (10.43%) XML
19 12 (10.43%) Visual Studio

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 (6.96%) IIS
2 6 (5.22%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.48%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.61%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.74%) CMS
5 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.87%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.87%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.87%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (12.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.87%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.74%) Office 365
2 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.09%) DNS
2 6 (5.22%) DHCP
3 4 (3.48%) SAN
3 4 (3.48%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.74%) Firewall
4 2 (1.74%) HTTP
4 2 (1.74%) Network Security
4 2 (1.74%) SSL
5 1 (0.87%) Internet
5 1 (0.87%) Intranet
5 1 (0.87%) LAN
5 1 (0.87%) VPN
5 1 (0.87%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (25.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 20 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (14.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (11.30%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (11.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (9.57%) MongoDB
5 11 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (8.70%) Relational Database
7 9 (7.83%) RDBMS
8 8 (6.96%) Oracle Database
9 7 (6.09%) OLAP
9 7 (6.09%) OLTP
10 6 (5.22%) DB2
10 6 (5.22%) DTS
11 5 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (3.48%) IBM PureData
12 4 (3.48%) Oracle Exadata
12 4 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (10.43%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.96%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.09%) JUnit
4 6 (5.22%) Fiddler
4 6 (5.22%) Subversion
4 6 (5.22%) TeamCity
5 5 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.48%) CruiseControl
6 4 (3.48%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.74%) Maven
9 1 (0.87%) Hudson
9 1 (0.87%) JBehave
9 1 (0.87%) JIRA
9 1 (0.87%) Mockito
9 1 (0.87%) Moq
9 1 (0.87%) Selenium
9 1 (0.87%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.87%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.87%) WatiN
General
1 9 (7.83%) Finance
2 5 (4.35%) Banking
3 3 (2.61%) Front Office
3 3 (2.61%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.87%) Advertising
4 1 (0.87%) Automotive
4 1 (0.87%) Back Office
4 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (53.91%) Developer
2 22 (19.13%) .NET Developer
3 16 (13.91%) DBA
4 14 (12.17%) SQL DBA
5 10 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 10 (8.70%) SQL Developer
6 9 (7.83%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.09%) Architect
7 7 (6.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Administrator
8 5 (4.35%) Analyst
8 5 (4.35%) MongoDB Developer
8 5 (4.35%) T-SQL Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Applications Developer
9 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Junior
9 4 (3.48%) Technical Architect
10 3 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (42.61%) .NET
2 32 (27.83%) ASP.NET
3 28 (24.35%) .NET Framework
3 28 (24.35%) HTML
4 24 (20.87%) Entity Framework
5 21 (18.26%) CSS
6 17 (14.78%) Web Services
7 16 (13.91%) AngularJS
8 15 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (10.43%) XML
10 11 (9.57%) HTML5
10 11 (9.57%) JSON
11 9 (7.83%) SOAP
12 8 (6.96%) jQuery
12 8 (6.96%) Spring
13 7 (6.09%) XSLT
14 6 (5.22%) DOM
14 6 (5.22%) NHibernate
14 6 (5.22%) React
15 5 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.96%) Clustering
2 5 (4.35%) Data Integration
2 5 (4.35%) N-Tier
2 5 (4.35%) Replication
3 3 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.74%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.74%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.74%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.74%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.87%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.87%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.87%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.26%) Windows
2 11 (9.57%) Windows Server
3 9 (7.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.61%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.74%) AIX
6 2 (1.74%) Android
7 1 (0.87%) HPUX
7 1 (0.87%) Linux
7 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.87%) Solaris
7 1 (0.87%) Unix
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.57%) MVC
2 28 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (10.43%) ETL
3 12 (10.43%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (9.57%) OO
4 11 (9.57%) Scrum
4 11 (9.57%) Web Development
5 10 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (8.70%) CRM
5 10 (8.70%) Unit Testing
6 9 (7.83%) Data Modelling
7 7 (6.09%) E-Commerce
7 7 (6.09%) High Availability
8 6 (5.22%) ERP
8 6 (5.22%) ITIL
8 6 (5.22%) Migration
8 6 (5.22%) TDD
8 6 (5.22%) Workflow
9 5 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (4.35%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 55 (47.83%) SQL
2 47 (40.87%) C#
3 24 (20.87%) T-SQL
4 22 (19.13%) JavaScript
5 17 (14.78%) Java
6 11 (9.57%) PowerShell
7 8 (6.96%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.74%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.74%) PHP
8 2 (1.74%) VBA
8 2 (1.74%) VBScript
9 1 (0.87%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.87%) VB
9 1 (0.87%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (11.30%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.48%) BC Cleared
3 4 (3.48%) Degree
3 4 (3.48%) MCSE
3 4 (3.48%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.61%) MCSA
4 3 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.74%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.87%) MCITP
6 1 (0.87%) MCP
6 1 (0.87%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) QA
2 3 (2.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.74%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.87%) Basel III
4 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (12.17%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.48%) vSphere
5 1 (0.87%) Docker
5 1 (0.87%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.87%) KVM
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.87%) RHEV
5 1 (0.87%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.87%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (1.74%) Perfmon
2 1 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.87%) Puppet
2 1 (0.87%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (32.17%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.65%) Oracle
3 11 (9.57%) VMware
4 6 (5.22%) HP
5 5 (4.35%) IBM
6 4 (3.48%) Citrix
6 4 (3.48%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (3.48%) Netezza
6 4 (3.48%) Sybase
6 4 (3.48%) Talend
7 3 (2.61%) Infor
7 3 (2.61%) Perforce
7 3 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.74%) Nintex
8 2 (1.74%) Pega
9 1 (0.87%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.87%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.87%) Telerik
9 1 (0.87%) Veeam
9 1 (0.87%) Xamarin
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