The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Glasgow region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 22 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 81 61 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.96% 7.74% 8.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.32% 26.64% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 40 33
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£325 £336 £262
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.34% +28.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
206 229 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.34% 29.06% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 114 85
Average daily rate £325 £338 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +7.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +0.32%
SQL Server
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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 88 (53.99%) SQL
2 68 (41.72%) .NET
3 57 (34.97%) C#
4 50 (30.67%) Microsoft
5 48 (29.45%) Finance
6 39 (23.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 38 (23.31%) ASP.NET
8 37 (22.70%) Oracle
9 34 (20.86%) HTML
10 31 (19.02%) JavaScript
10 31 (19.02%) XML
11 30 (18.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 29 (17.79%) CSS
12 29 (17.79%) Java
13 28 (17.18%) Performance Tuning
14 27 (16.56%) Windows
15 24 (14.72%) Relational Database
16 22 (13.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 22 (13.50%) IIS
17 21 (12.88%) Sybase
17 21 (12.88%) RDBMS
17 21 (12.88%) MVC
18 20 (12.27%) ETL
19 19 (11.66%) T-SQL
19 19 (11.66%) Web Services
19 19 (11.66%) Data Warehouse
19 19 (11.66%) Data Modelling
19 19 (11.66%) jQuery
20 17 (10.43%) SQL Server 2005
21 16 (9.82%) MS Excel

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 22 (13.50%) IIS
2 12 (7.36%) SharePoint
3 10 (6.13%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (3.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.45%) CMS
7 3 (1.84%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.23%) Apache
9 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.61%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.61%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.61%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (9.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.68%) InfoPath
3 5 (3.07%) MS Office
4 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) SaaS
1 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.29%) HTTP
2 4 (2.45%) SAN
3 3 (1.84%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.23%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.23%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.23%) DNS
4 2 (1.23%) SSL
5 1 (0.61%) LAN
5 1 (0.61%) WAN
5 1 (0.61%) DHCP
5 1 (0.61%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.61%) FTP
5 1 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.61%) Internet
5 1 (0.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (23.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 30 (18.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (14.72%) Relational Database
4 22 (13.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (12.88%) RDBMS
6 19 (11.66%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (10.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 15 (9.20%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (5.52%) Oracle Database
10 7 (4.29%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (3.68%) InterSystems Cache
12 4 (2.45%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (1.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 1 (0.61%) PerformancePoint
15 1 (0.61%) Xcelsius
15 1 (0.61%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 1 (0.61%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 13 (7.98%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.52%) Subversion
3 6 (3.68%) CppUnit
3 6 (3.68%) GoogleTest
4 5 (3.07%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.23%) NCrunch
6 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.23%) JUnit
6 2 (1.23%) Fiddler
6 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.23%) Maven
7 1 (0.61%) JIRA
7 1 (0.61%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.61%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.61%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.61%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.61%) Mockito
General
1 48 (29.45%) Finance
2 16 (9.82%) Banking
3 3 (1.84%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.61%) Retail
4 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.61%) Front Office
4 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 96 (58.90%) Developer
2 24 (14.72%) .NET Developer
3 19 (11.66%) Analyst
4 18 (11.04%) SQL Developer
5 17 (10.43%) DBA
5 17 (10.43%) Applications Support
6 16 (9.82%) Support Analyst
7 15 (9.20%) Applications Support Analyst
8 12 (7.36%) C# Developer
9 11 (6.75%) SQL DBA
10 10 (6.13%) SQL Server Developer
11 9 (5.52%) Senior Developer
12 8 (4.91%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (4.91%) C# .NET Developer
13 7 (4.29%) Java Developer
14 6 (3.68%) SQL Server DBA
14 6 (3.68%) Applications Developer
14 6 (3.68%) Lead Developer
15 5 (3.07%) Team Leader
15 5 (3.07%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (41.72%) .NET
2 38 (23.31%) ASP.NET
3 34 (20.86%) HTML
4 31 (19.02%) XML
5 29 (17.79%) CSS
6 19 (11.66%) Web Services
6 19 (11.66%) jQuery
7 14 (8.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (6.75%) JSP
9 10 (6.13%) Hibernate
10 8 (4.91%) JSON
11 7 (4.29%) .NET Framework
11 7 (4.29%) WCF
11 7 (4.29%) HTML5
11 7 (4.29%) XSL
11 7 (4.29%) XSLT
11 7 (4.29%) Servlets
11 7 (4.29%) STL
12 6 (3.68%) EJB
12 6 (3.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.68%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.07%) Replication
2 5 (3.07%) Clustering
3 4 (2.45%) NHS
4 3 (1.84%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.23%) Statistics
5 2 (1.23%) Open Source
6 1 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.61%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.61%) PKI
6 1 (0.61%) Derivative
6 1 (0.61%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.56%) Windows
2 14 (8.59%) UNIX
3 10 (6.13%) Linux
4 8 (4.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.23%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.18%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (12.88%) MVC
3 20 (12.27%) ETL
4 19 (11.66%) Data Modelling
5 13 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (7.98%) Unit Testing
6 11 (6.75%) OO
6 11 (6.75%) TDD
7 10 (6.13%) ITIL
7 10 (6.13%) Technical Analysis
8 8 (4.91%) Web Development
9 7 (4.29%) Migration
9 7 (4.29%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.68%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (3.68%) Wealth Management
10 6 (3.68%) Automated Testing
11 5 (3.07%) SOA
11 5 (3.07%) OOP
11 5 (3.07%) CRM
11 5 (3.07%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 88 (53.99%) SQL
2 57 (34.97%) C#
3 31 (19.02%) JavaScript
4 29 (17.79%) Java
5 19 (11.66%) T-SQL
6 14 (8.59%) C++
6 14 (8.59%) PL/SQL
7 8 (4.91%) Perl
8 6 (3.68%) VBA
9 5 (3.07%) VB
10 4 (2.45%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.45%) C
11 3 (1.84%) AWK
12 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.61%) sed
13 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.61%) VC++
13 1 (0.61%) Python
13 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (7.98%) Degree
2 8 (4.91%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.68%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.23%) MCTS
5 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.61%) MCPD
6 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.61%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.45%) SLA
1 4 (2.45%) QA
2 3 (1.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.84%) XenApp
4 2 (1.23%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.61%) vSphere
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.07%) SCCM
2 4 (2.45%) WSUS
3 3 (1.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.61%) Netcool
4 1 (0.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 50 (30.67%) Microsoft
2 37 (22.70%) Oracle
3 21 (12.88%) Sybase
4 10 (6.13%) IBM
5 7 (4.29%) Informatica
5 7 (4.29%) VMware
5 7 (4.29%) Google
6 5 (3.07%) Citrix
7 4 (2.45%) CA
7 4 (2.45%) HP
8 3 (1.84%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.84%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (1.84%) InterSystems
9 2 (1.23%) Cisco
10 1 (0.61%) EMC
10 1 (0.61%) SAP
10 1 (0.61%) Progress
10 1 (0.61%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.61%) Symantec
10 1 (0.61%) McAfee
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