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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 82 111 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.94% 12.27% 8.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.80% 43.02% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 59 29
Average daily rate £310 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.14% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £274 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.24 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £25.88
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.19%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
201 258 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 29.26% 28.51% 31.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 144 132
Average daily rate £338 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £12.83 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server
Scotland

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 75 (49.34%) SQL
2 68 (44.74%) .NET
3 55 (36.18%) C#
4 45 (29.61%) Microsoft
5 43 (28.29%) Finance
6 39 (25.66%) ASP.NET
7 37 (24.34%) Oracle
8 34 (22.37%) HTML
9 33 (21.71%) JavaScript
9 33 (21.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 32 (21.05%) Windows
11 31 (20.39%) SQL Server 2005
12 29 (19.08%) XML
13 24 (15.79%) jQuery
14 23 (15.13%) CSS
15 22 (14.47%) MVC
15 22 (14.47%) Java
15 22 (14.47%) ETL
16 20 (13.16%) Relational Database
17 19 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
17 19 (12.50%) Oracle Database
18 18 (11.84%) IIS
18 18 (11.84%) Linux
18 18 (11.84%) MS Excel
19 17 (11.18%) T-SQL
19 17 (11.18%) RDBMS
19 17 (11.18%) SQL Server 2000
20 15 (9.87%) Sybase
20 15 (9.87%) OO
20 15 (9.87%) Web Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (11.84%) IIS
2 11 (7.24%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.92%) CMS
4 8 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.61%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.95%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (3.29%) Umbraco
8 4 (2.63%) Apache
8 4 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.66%) Lync
10 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.66%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.66%) Drupal
10 1 (0.66%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.66%) ColdFusion MX
Applications
1 18 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.26%) MS Office
3 3 (1.97%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.32%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.95%) SAN
2 5 (3.29%) NAS
3 2 (1.32%) HTTP
3 2 (1.32%) DNS
4 1 (0.66%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (21.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 31 (20.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 20 (13.16%) Relational Database
4 19 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 17 (11.18%) RDBMS
5 17 (11.18%) SQL Server 2000
6 14 (9.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (8.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (8.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (5.92%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (4.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (2.63%) MS Access
11 4 (2.63%) MySQL
12 3 (1.97%) SQLite
12 3 (1.97%) Oracle9i Database
13 2 (1.32%) Data Mining
13 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (1.32%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 10 (6.58%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.92%) Subversion
3 5 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.63%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.32%) JUnit
5 2 (1.32%) NUnit
5 2 (1.32%) Xcode
5 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.66%) Mockito
6 1 (0.66%) Hudson
6 1 (0.66%) Trac
6 1 (0.66%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.66%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.66%) Maven
6 1 (0.66%) JIRA
6 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
General
1 43 (28.29%) Finance
2 10 (6.58%) Banking
3 2 (1.32%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (1.32%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.66%) Electronics
4 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.66%) Front Office
4 1 (0.66%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 79 (51.97%) Developer
2 23 (15.13%) .NET Developer
3 21 (13.82%) DBA
4 15 (9.87%) Analyst
5 12 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 11 (7.24%) Web Developer
7 10 (6.58%) SQL DBA
7 10 (6.58%) Applications Support
7 10 (6.58%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (5.92%) C# Developer
9 8 (5.26%) Support Analyst
9 8 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (3.95%) SharePoint Developer
10 6 (3.95%) SQL Server DBA
10 6 (3.95%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.95%) Oracle DBA
10 6 (3.95%) SQL Developer
10 6 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (3.29%) Designer
11 5 (3.29%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (44.74%) .NET
2 39 (25.66%) ASP.NET
3 34 (22.37%) HTML
4 29 (19.08%) XML
5 24 (15.79%) jQuery
6 23 (15.13%) CSS
7 15 (9.87%) Web Services
8 14 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (8.55%) XSLT
10 11 (7.24%) JSON
11 10 (6.58%) .NET Framework
11 10 (6.58%) HTML5
12 8 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 7 (4.61%) Apache Camel
13 7 (4.61%) Spring
13 7 (4.61%) XHTML
13 7 (4.61%) Classic ASP
14 6 (3.95%) SOAP
14 6 (3.95%) Ajax
14 6 (3.95%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.58%) Clustering
2 9 (5.92%) Replication
3 5 (3.29%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.29%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.63%) NHS
5 3 (1.97%) Open Source
5 3 (1.97%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.97%) Social Network
5 3 (1.97%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.32%) Statistics
7 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.66%) PKI
7 1 (0.66%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.05%) Windows
2 18 (11.84%) Linux
3 14 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (7.89%) UNIX
5 11 (7.24%) Solaris
6 9 (5.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (5.26%) AIX
8 7 (4.61%) Windows XP
9 6 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.63%) Windows CE
11 3 (1.97%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (14.47%) MVC
1 22 (14.47%) ETL
2 15 (9.87%) OO
2 15 (9.87%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (8.55%) Web Development
4 12 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (6.58%) ITIL
6 9 (5.92%) Configuration Management
7 8 (5.26%) SOA
7 8 (5.26%) Content Management
7 8 (5.26%) Waterfall
8 7 (4.61%) Unit Testing
8 7 (4.61%) Scrum
8 7 (4.61%) TDD
8 7 (4.61%) Software Engineering
8 7 (4.61%) Data Modelling
8 7 (4.61%) OOD
9 6 (3.95%) Project Management
9 6 (3.95%) Migration
10 5 (3.29%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 75 (49.34%) SQL
2 55 (36.18%) C#
3 33 (21.71%) JavaScript
4 22 (14.47%) Java
5 17 (11.18%) T-SQL
6 9 (5.92%) VB
6 9 (5.92%) C++
7 6 (3.95%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.63%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.63%) VBA
8 4 (2.63%) VBScript
8 4 (2.63%) Perl
8 4 (2.63%) XPath
9 3 (1.97%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.97%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.97%) XQuery
10 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.32%) VB6
11 1 (0.66%) PHP
11 1 (0.66%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (9.87%) Degree
2 12 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.58%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.63%) SLA
2 3 (1.97%) QA
3 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (2.63%) XenApp
3 3 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.32%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.66%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.66%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (4.61%) Netcool
1 7 (4.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (3.95%) SCCM
3 5 (3.29%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.97%) WSUS
4 3 (1.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.32%) EMC TimeFinder
5 2 (1.32%) SCOM
5 2 (1.32%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (29.61%) Microsoft
2 37 (24.34%) Oracle
3 15 (9.87%) Sybase
4 12 (7.89%) IBM
5 8 (5.26%) Veritas
6 7 (4.61%) HP
7 6 (3.95%) Citrix
7 6 (3.95%) VMware
8 4 (2.63%) CA
8 4 (2.63%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.97%) EMC
10 2 (1.32%) Dell
10 2 (1.32%) Informatica
10 2 (1.32%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.66%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.66%) InterSystems
11 1 (0.66%) Google
11 1 (0.66%) JBoss
11 1 (0.66%) Sage
11 1 (0.66%) Symantec
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