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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 92 94 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.35% 11.03% 6.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.55% 42.53% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 54 27
Average daily rate
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£350 £356 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +7.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £253 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £469 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% -18.03%
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
245 221 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.56% 25.94% 27.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 105 83
Average daily rate £350 £369 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +11.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £65.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 28 August 2015.

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 August 2015, 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 91 (53.22%) SQL
2 69 (40.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 62 (36.26%) Finance
4 54 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 43 (25.15%) .NET
7 42 (24.56%) Business Intelligence
7 42 (24.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 34 (19.88%) Oracle
9 32 (18.71%) C#
10 31 (18.13%) ASP.NET
11 30 (17.54%) Java
12 27 (15.79%) HTML
13 26 (15.20%) JavaScript
13 26 (15.20%) ETL
14 24 (14.04%) MVC
14 24 (14.04%) SQL Server 2005
15 22 (12.87%) Windows
16 21 (12.28%) CSS
16 21 (12.28%) BusinessObjects
16 21 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (11.70%) .NET Framework
18 19 (11.11%) T-SQL
18 19 (11.11%) MS Excel
18 19 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
19 18 (10.53%) Relational Database
20 17 (9.94%) Performance Tuning
20 17 (9.94%) Data Warehouse
20 17 (9.94%) Web Services
20 17 (9.94%) Banking

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 14 (8.19%) IIS
2 7 (4.09%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.92%) JBoss
4 5 (2.92%) NetWeaver
5 4 (2.34%) SAS
6 3 (1.75%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.17%) ArcSDE
7 2 (1.17%) Node.js
7 2 (1.17%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.17%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.17%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.58%) Apache
8 1 (0.58%) CMS
8 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.34%) MS Office
2 4 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.58%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.58%) assyst
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.58%) Cognos Controller
1 1 (0.58%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.75%) SSL
2 2 (1.17%) HTTP
2 2 (1.17%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (0.58%) DNS
3 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.58%) DHCP
3 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.58%) SAN
3 1 (0.58%) CTI
3 1 (0.58%) Intranet
3 1 (0.58%) Internet
3 1 (0.58%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.58%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.58%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (40.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 54 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (24.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (14.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (12.28%) BusinessObjects
6 19 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (10.53%) Relational Database
8 17 (9.94%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (8.77%) RDBMS
10 12 (7.02%) Oracle Database
11 11 (6.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (6.43%) QlikView
12 6 (3.51%) DTS
12 6 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (2.92%) Oracle9i Database
13 5 (2.92%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (2.92%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (2.92%) SAP HANA
14 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (2.34%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (8.19%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.51%) Subversion
3 5 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.75%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (1.75%) QUnit
5 3 (1.75%) Fiddler
6 2 (1.17%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.17%) Maven
6 2 (1.17%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.17%) Toad
6 2 (1.17%) JDeveloper
6 2 (1.17%) NUnit
6 2 (1.17%) CruiseControl
6 2 (1.17%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.58%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.58%) WatiN
7 1 (0.58%) Moq
7 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.58%) SoapUI
General
1 62 (36.26%) Finance
2 17 (9.94%) Banking
3 10 (5.85%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.75%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.58%) Front Office
5 1 (0.58%) Retail
5 1 (0.58%) Law
5 1 (0.58%) Advertising
5 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 111 (64.91%) Developer
2 42 (24.56%) SQL Developer
3 29 (16.96%) Analyst
4 27 (15.79%) .NET Developer
5 16 (9.36%) SQL Server Developer
6 14 (8.19%) DBA
7 11 (6.43%) Senior Developer
7 11 (6.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 9 (5.26%) Data Analyst
8 9 (5.26%) Support Analyst
9 8 (4.68%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (4.09%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.51%) Oracle DBA
11 6 (3.51%) C# Developer
11 6 (3.51%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (3.51%) Applications Support
11 6 (3.51%) Consultant
11 6 (3.51%) SQL DBA
11 6 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (2.92%) MI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (25.15%) .NET
2 31 (18.13%) ASP.NET
3 27 (15.79%) HTML
4 21 (12.28%) CSS
5 20 (11.70%) .NET Framework
6 17 (9.94%) Web Services
7 16 (9.36%) XML
8 14 (8.19%) Entity Framework
9 13 (7.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (7.60%) Hibernate
10 12 (7.02%) XSL
11 11 (6.43%) JSP
12 9 (5.26%) Servlets
12 9 (5.26%) DHTML
12 9 (5.26%) EJB
13 8 (4.68%) jQuery
14 7 (4.09%) AngularJS
15 6 (3.51%) NHibernate
16 5 (2.92%) SAP Basis
16 5 (2.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.68%) Replication
3 6 (3.51%) Clustering
4 5 (2.92%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.34%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.75%) NHS
7 2 (1.17%) GIS
7 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.17%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.17%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.17%) User Experience
8 1 (0.58%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.58%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.87%) Windows
2 12 (7.02%) UNIX
3 9 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.68%) Linux
5 7 (4.09%) AIX
5 7 (4.09%) Solaris
6 2 (1.17%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (24.56%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (15.20%) ETL
3 24 (14.04%) MVC
4 21 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (9.94%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (8.77%) OO
7 14 (8.19%) Data Modelling
8 13 (7.60%) Migration
8 13 (7.60%) Database Tuning
9 12 (7.02%) Unit Testing
10 11 (6.43%) Wealth Management
11 9 (5.26%) Data Migration
12 7 (4.09%) TDD
12 7 (4.09%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (3.51%) Scrum
13 6 (3.51%) Data Analysis
13 6 (3.51%) Data Mapping
14 5 (2.92%) SAP Implementation
14 5 (2.92%) Asset Management
14 5 (2.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (53.22%) SQL
2 32 (18.71%) C#
3 30 (17.54%) Java
4 26 (15.20%) JavaScript
5 19 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 16 (9.36%) VBA
7 14 (8.19%) PL/SQL
8 11 (6.43%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.92%) ABAP
10 3 (1.75%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.17%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.58%) VBScript
12 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (6.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (4.09%) Degree
3 6 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.75%) MCSE
4 3 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.17%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.17%) MCP
5 2 (1.17%) MCTS
6 1 (0.58%) CISSP
6 1 (0.58%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.17%) QA
1 2 (1.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.17%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.17%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.58%) vSphere
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.58%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.92%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.17%) SCCM
3 1 (0.58%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (0.58%) WSUS
3 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.58%) EMC TimeFinder
3 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 45 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 34 (19.88%) Oracle
3 12 (7.02%) Sybase
3 12 (7.02%) SAP
4 6 (3.51%) Citrix
5 5 (2.92%) Cognos
6 4 (2.34%) IBM
6 4 (2.34%) EMC
6 4 (2.34%) VMware
7 3 (1.75%) Symantec
7 3 (1.75%) Tableau
8 2 (1.17%) ESRI
8 2 (1.17%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.17%) Informatica
8 2 (1.17%) Dell
9 1 (0.58%) Adobe
9 1 (0.58%) Cisco
9 1 (0.58%) Veritas
9 1 (0.58%) McAfee
9 1 (0.58%) Telerik
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