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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 89 70 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.40% 11.74% 13.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.41% 40.23% 44.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 30 53
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£315 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £218 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £26.27
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
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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
205 174 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 28.55% 29.19% 31.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 79 115
Average daily rate £375 £325 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -15.38%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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.

1 105 (57.38%) SQL
2 77 (42.08%) .NET
3 64 (34.97%) C#
4 62 (33.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 60 (32.79%) Microsoft
6 56 (30.60%) Oracle
7 48 (26.23%) XML
8 46 (25.14%) Finance
9 45 (24.59%) ASP.NET
10 44 (24.04%) T-SQL
11 42 (22.95%) HTML
11 42 (22.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 41 (22.40%) CSS
13 37 (20.22%) JavaScript
14 32 (17.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 32 (17.49%) ETL
15 30 (16.39%) Banking
16 29 (15.85%) Java
17 28 (15.30%) Data Modelling
18 27 (14.75%) Visual Studio
18 27 (14.75%) SharePoint
18 27 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
19 25 (13.66%) Web Services
20 24 (13.11%) C++
21 21 (11.48%) PL/SQL
21 21 (11.48%) jQuery
22 20 (10.93%) Windows
22 20 (10.93%) Relational Database
22 20 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
23 19 (10.38%) Performance Tuning

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 27 (14.75%) SharePoint
2 17 (9.29%) IIS
3 10 (5.46%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (4.37%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (3.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (3.28%) CMS
6 6 (3.28%) Umbraco
7 5 (2.73%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.64%) SAS
8 3 (1.64%) Apache
9 2 (1.09%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.09%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.55%) JBoss
10 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.55%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.55%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 9 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.64%) MS Office
2 3 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.09%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) CSG Singleview
1 3 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) SaaS
1 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.29%) HTTP
2 3 (1.64%) SAN
3 2 (1.09%) SSL
4 1 (0.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (33.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 42 (22.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (17.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (10.93%) Relational Database
5 18 (9.84%) RDBMS
5 18 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (9.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (6.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (4.92%) Oracle Database
9 8 (4.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (3.28%) InterSystems Cache
10 6 (3.28%) Data Mining
11 5 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (1.64%) BusinessObjects XI
13 3 (1.64%) IBM InfoSphere
14 2 (1.09%) SAP Data Services
14 2 (1.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 2 (1.09%) QlikView
14 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 27 (14.75%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.37%) CppUnit
2 8 (4.37%) GoogleTest
3 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.09%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (1.09%) NCrunch
4 2 (1.09%) Subversion
4 2 (1.09%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.55%) Toad
5 1 (0.55%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.55%) Maven
5 1 (0.55%) NUnit
5 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.55%) Moq
5 1 (0.55%) MSTest
5 1 (0.55%) CodeRush
General
1 46 (25.14%) Finance
2 30 (16.39%) Banking
3 5 (2.73%) Investment Banking
3 5 (2.73%) Back Office
4 2 (1.09%) Retail
5 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 133 (72.68%) Developer
2 36 (19.67%) SQL Developer
3 34 (18.58%) .NET Developer
4 20 (10.93%) SQL Server Developer
5 19 (10.38%) Senior Developer
6 18 (9.84%) Analyst
7 14 (7.65%) C++ Developer
8 11 (6.01%) Support Analyst
9 10 (5.46%) DBA
10 9 (4.92%) Java Developer
11 8 (4.37%) Applications Support Analyst
11 8 (4.37%) Senior C++ Developer
11 8 (4.37%) Applications Support
12 7 (3.83%) SharePoint Developer
12 7 (3.83%) C# Developer
13 6 (3.28%) SQL DBA
13 6 (3.28%) Lead Developer
14 5 (2.73%) Web Developer
14 5 (2.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 5 (2.73%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (42.08%) .NET
2 48 (26.23%) XML
3 45 (24.59%) ASP.NET
4 42 (22.95%) HTML
5 41 (22.40%) CSS
6 25 (13.66%) Web Services
7 21 (11.48%) jQuery
8 19 (10.38%) STL
9 18 (9.84%) FIX Protocol
10 16 (8.74%) .NET Framework
11 15 (8.20%) Hibernate
12 12 (6.56%) XSL
12 12 (6.56%) JSP
12 12 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (6.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 11 (6.01%) Servlets
13 11 (6.01%) DHTML
13 11 (6.01%) EJB
14 10 (5.46%) DCOM
15 9 (4.92%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.83%) NHS
3 5 (2.73%) Client/Server
3 5 (2.73%) Clustering
4 4 (2.19%) User Experience
4 4 (2.19%) Market Risk
4 4 (2.19%) Web 2.0
4 4 (2.19%) Social Network
5 3 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.64%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.09%) Replication
7 1 (0.55%) GIS
7 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.55%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.93%) Windows
2 6 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.64%) UNIX
5 2 (1.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.55%) Linux
6 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.49%) ETL
2 28 (15.30%) Data Modelling
3 27 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (10.38%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (8.74%) Technical Analysis
5 16 (8.74%) Migration
6 15 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (7.65%) Web Development
7 14 (7.65%) Kalman Filter
8 13 (7.10%) TDD
8 13 (7.10%) Workflow
8 13 (7.10%) MVC
8 13 (7.10%) OO
9 11 (6.01%) Process Management
10 10 (5.46%) Wealth Management
11 8 (4.37%) Mentoring
11 8 (4.37%) Unit Testing
11 8 (4.37%) Multithreading
11 8 (4.37%) Automated Testing
12 7 (3.83%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 105 (57.38%) SQL
2 64 (34.97%) C#
3 44 (24.04%) T-SQL
4 37 (20.22%) JavaScript
5 29 (15.85%) Java
6 24 (13.11%) C++
7 21 (11.48%) PL/SQL
8 17 (9.29%) VBA
9 4 (2.19%) XPath
9 4 (2.19%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.09%) VB
10 2 (1.09%) C
11 1 (0.55%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.55%) Perl
11 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.55%) VB6
11 1 (0.55%) AWK
11 1 (0.55%) sed
Qualifications
1 6 (3.28%) Degree
1 6 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.19%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.19%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.64%) MCTS
4 1 (0.55%) MCSD
4 1 (0.55%) MCPD
4 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.64%) SLA
1 3 (1.64%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.09%) RACF
3 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Vendors
1 60 (32.79%) Microsoft
2 56 (30.60%) Oracle
3 18 (9.84%) Sybase
4 12 (6.56%) HP
5 11 (6.01%) IBM
5 11 (6.01%) Kofax
6 8 (4.37%) Google
7 7 (3.83%) Business Objects
8 6 (3.28%) Informatica
9 5 (2.73%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (2.19%) SAP
10 4 (2.19%) Cognos
11 3 (1.64%) Citrix
11 3 (1.64%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (1.09%) Nintex
13 1 (0.55%) InterSystems
13 1 (0.55%) VMware
13 1 (0.55%) Cisco
13 1 (0.55%) Siebel
13 1 (0.55%) Teradata
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