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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 98 65 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.53% 9.85% 11.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.18% 34.21% 37.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 31 47
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £350 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +20.87%
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
238 190 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 30.43% 28.79% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 83 128
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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.

1 102 (61.45%) SQL
2 68 (40.96%) .NET
3 59 (35.54%) Microsoft
4 55 (33.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 54 (32.53%) C#
6 52 (31.33%) Oracle
7 46 (27.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 41 (24.70%) Finance
9 40 (24.10%) T-SQL
9 40 (24.10%) XML
10 39 (23.49%) ASP.NET
11 37 (22.29%) HTML
12 33 (19.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 33 (19.88%) CSS
13 27 (16.27%) Java
13 27 (16.27%) JavaScript
13 27 (16.27%) Data Modelling
14 26 (15.66%) Windows
15 25 (15.06%) SharePoint
16 24 (14.46%) Banking
17 22 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
17 22 (13.25%) C++
17 22 (13.25%) PL/SQL
17 22 (13.25%) Visual Studio
17 22 (13.25%) Performance Tuning
18 21 (12.65%) Relational Database
18 21 (12.65%) ETL
19 20 (12.05%) Web Services
20 19 (11.45%) Sybase
21 18 (10.84%) RDBMS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (15.06%) SharePoint
2 18 (10.84%) IIS
3 10 (6.02%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (3.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.01%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.81%) SAS
8 2 (1.20%) ArcGIS
8 2 (1.20%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.60%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.60%) Apache
9 1 (0.60%) CMS
9 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.01%) MS Office
3 4 (2.41%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.81%) CSG Singleview
1 3 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.20%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.04%) HTTP
2 4 (2.41%) SAN
3 3 (1.81%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.20%) SSL
4 2 (1.20%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.60%) DNS
5 1 (0.60%) Internet
5 1 (0.60%) Firewall
5 1 (0.60%) LAN
5 1 (0.60%) WAN
5 1 (0.60%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.60%) FTP
5 1 (0.60%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (33.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 46 (27.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (19.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (12.65%) Relational Database
5 18 (10.84%) RDBMS
6 17 (10.24%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (7.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (6.02%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (4.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (4.22%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (2.41%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.81%) BusinessObjects XI
12 3 (1.81%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (1.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 2 (1.20%) QlikView
13 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.60%) Sybase IQ
14 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 22 (13.25%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.82%) CppUnit
2 8 (4.82%) GoogleTest
3 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.81%) Subversion
3 3 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.20%) NCrunch
4 2 (1.20%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.60%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.60%) CodeRush
5 1 (0.60%) Maven
5 1 (0.60%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.60%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.60%) Toad
General
1 41 (24.70%) Finance
2 24 (14.46%) Banking
3 5 (3.01%) Back Office
4 3 (1.81%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 115 (69.28%) Developer
2 35 (21.08%) SQL Developer
3 28 (16.87%) .NET Developer
4 19 (11.45%) Analyst
5 17 (10.24%) SQL Server Developer
6 15 (9.04%) Senior Developer
7 13 (7.83%) Support Analyst
8 12 (7.23%) C++ Developer
9 11 (6.63%) Applications Support Analyst
9 11 (6.63%) Applications Support
10 8 (4.82%) DBA
11 7 (4.22%) C# Developer
11 7 (4.22%) Senior C++ Developer
12 6 (3.61%) Applications Developer
12 6 (3.61%) Lead Developer
13 5 (3.01%) Consultant
13 5 (3.01%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 5 (3.01%) SQL DBA
13 5 (3.01%) C# .NET Developer
14 4 (2.41%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (40.96%) .NET
2 40 (24.10%) XML
3 39 (23.49%) ASP.NET
4 37 (22.29%) HTML
5 33 (19.88%) CSS
6 20 (12.05%) Web Services
7 17 (10.24%) STL
8 15 (9.04%) JSP
9 13 (7.83%) jQuery
10 12 (7.23%) Hibernate
10 12 (7.23%) XSL
10 12 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (6.63%) Servlets
11 11 (6.63%) DHTML
11 11 (6.63%) EJB
12 9 (5.42%) DCOM
13 8 (4.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 8 (4.82%) WCF
14 7 (4.22%) COM+
14 7 (4.22%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.01%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.01%) Clustering
3 3 (1.81%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.81%) NHS
3 3 (1.81%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.20%) Replication
5 1 (0.60%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.60%) Open Source
5 1 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.60%) User Experience
5 1 (0.60%) GIS
5 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.60%) Derivative
5 1 (0.60%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.60%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.66%) Windows
2 7 (4.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (3.61%) Linux
4 5 (3.01%) UNIX
5 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.60%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.27%) Data Modelling
2 22 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (13.25%) Performance Tuning
3 21 (12.65%) ETL
4 16 (9.64%) Technical Analysis
5 14 (8.43%) Kalman Filter
5 14 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (8.43%) Workflow
5 14 (8.43%) Web Development
6 13 (7.83%) TDD
7 12 (7.23%) MVC
8 11 (6.63%) Process Management
8 11 (6.63%) Migration
9 10 (6.02%) Wealth Management
10 9 (5.42%) Unit Testing
11 8 (4.82%) Automated Testing
11 8 (4.82%) OO
11 8 (4.82%) Mentoring
12 7 (4.22%) ITIL
12 7 (4.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 102 (61.45%) SQL
2 54 (32.53%) C#
3 40 (24.10%) T-SQL
4 27 (16.27%) Java
4 27 (16.27%) JavaScript
5 22 (13.25%) C++
5 22 (13.25%) PL/SQL
6 15 (9.04%) VBA
7 4 (2.41%) C
7 4 (2.41%) Perl
7 4 (2.41%) VB
8 3 (1.81%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.81%) AWK
9 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.60%) sed
9 1 (0.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (5.42%) Degree
2 6 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.41%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.41%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.81%) MCTS
5 1 (0.60%) MCPD
5 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.60%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.41%) SLA
2 3 (1.81%) QA
3 2 (1.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.01%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.20%) VMware Server
2 2 (1.20%) vSphere
3 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.60%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.60%) WSUS
1 1 (0.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (35.54%) Microsoft
2 52 (31.33%) Oracle
3 19 (11.45%) Sybase
4 12 (7.23%) HP
5 11 (6.63%) Kofax
6 8 (4.82%) Google
7 7 (4.22%) Informatica
8 5 (3.01%) Business Objects
8 5 (3.01%) IBM
9 4 (2.41%) SAP
10 3 (1.81%) Cisco
10 3 (1.81%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (1.81%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (1.81%) Citrix
10 3 (1.81%) VMware
11 2 (1.20%) InterSystems
12 1 (0.60%) EMC
12 1 (0.60%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.60%) Symantec
12 1 (0.60%) McAfee
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + doe
Posted: 15 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Salt
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + doe
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £290 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £420 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + doe
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago