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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 8 20 6
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 65 36 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.84% 5.77% 14.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.05% 30.51% 54.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 18 85
Median daily rate £363 £349 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £180 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £383 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Median hourly rate £17.32 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.52 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+55.41% -24.93%

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
151 118 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.50% 18.91% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 58 138
Median daily rate £375 £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £216 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Median hourly rate £16.61 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 - £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 - £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 48 (38.71%) .NET
2 46 (37.10%) Microsoft
3 45 (36.29%) C#
4 43 (34.68%) SQL
5 42 (33.87%) ASP.NET
6 39 (31.45%) JavaScript
7 32 (25.81%) MVC
8 30 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (22.58%) HTML
9 28 (22.58%) CSS
10 26 (20.97%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (20.16%) Data Warehouse
12 24 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 22 (17.74%) Oracle
13 22 (17.74%) Microsoft Azure
14 19 (15.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 18 (14.52%) Windows
15 18 (14.52%) AngularJS
16 17 (13.71%) SQL Server 2012
16 17 (13.71%) Business Intelligence
17 16 (12.90%) .NET Framework
18 15 (12.10%) VMware
18 15 (12.10%) T-SQL
18 15 (12.10%) Relational Database
18 15 (12.10%) SQL Server 2014
19 14 (11.29%) Team Foundation Server
19 14 (11.29%) Scrum
19 14 (11.29%) jQuery
20 13 (10.48%) Web Services
20 13 (10.48%) ETL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.65%) CMS
2 6 (4.84%) IIS
2 6 (4.84%) Umbraco
3 4 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.42%) Jadu
5 2 (1.61%) CICS
5 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.81%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (8.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.61%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 2 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.61%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.42%) GitHub
2 3 (2.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.65%) DNS
1 7 (5.65%) SAN
2 6 (4.84%) DHCP
3 5 (4.03%) Firewall
3 5 (4.03%) Internet
4 3 (2.42%) WAN
5 2 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.61%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.61%) VPN
5 2 (1.61%) VSAN
6 1 (0.81%) HTTP
6 1 (0.81%) IPsec
6 1 (0.81%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.81%) NAS
6 1 (0.81%) SSH
6 1 (0.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.16%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (15.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (13.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (12.10%) Relational Database
5 15 (12.10%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (8.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (6.45%) Oracle Database
8 7 (5.65%) Power BI
9 6 (4.84%) MySQL
10 5 (4.03%) QlikView
10 5 (4.03%) RDBMS
10 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (2.42%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (2.42%) Ingres
12 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (1.61%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (1.61%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (11.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (8.06%) JIRA
2 10 (8.06%) Selenium
3 8 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 8 (6.45%) YouTrack
4 6 (4.84%) WebDriver
5 5 (4.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (3.23%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.23%) NUnit
7 3 (2.42%) Moq
7 3 (2.42%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (2.42%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.81%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.81%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.81%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.81%) JUnit
9 1 (0.81%) Maven
9 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (5.65%) Finance
2 6 (4.84%) Back Office
2 6 (4.84%) Banking
3 2 (1.61%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.81%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (50.00%) Developer
2 23 (18.55%) .NET Developer
3 17 (13.71%) Analyst
4 10 (8.06%) C# Developer
4 10 (8.06%) Web Developer
5 9 (7.26%) SQL Developer
6 7 (5.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (5.65%) Consultant
6 7 (5.65%) Test Analyst
7 6 (4.84%) Architect
7 6 (4.84%) DBA
7 6 (4.84%) ETL Developer
7 6 (4.84%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.03%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (4.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.03%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Senior Web Developer
9 4 (3.23%) SQL DBA
9 4 (3.23%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (38.71%) .NET
2 42 (33.87%) ASP.NET
3 28 (22.58%) CSS
3 28 (22.58%) HTML
4 26 (20.97%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (14.52%) AngularJS
6 16 (12.90%) .NET Framework
7 14 (11.29%) jQuery
8 13 (10.48%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (10.48%) Web Services
9 11 (8.87%) Entity Framework
10 10 (8.06%) HTML5
11 7 (5.65%) CSS3
12 6 (4.84%) Kendo UI
12 6 (4.84%) RESTful
13 5 (4.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (3.23%) WCF
14 4 (3.23%) WinForms
14 4 (3.23%) XML
15 3 (2.42%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.03%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.42%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.42%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.42%) RIA
4 3 (2.42%) VLE
5 2 (1.61%) CESG
5 2 (1.61%) Clustering
5 2 (1.61%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.61%) Replication
6 1 (0.81%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.81%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.52%) Windows
2 11 (8.87%) Linux
3 10 (8.06%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.42%) Solaris
6 3 (2.42%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.61%) AIX
7 2 (1.61%) Android
7 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.61%) MVS
7 2 (1.61%) Unix
7 2 (1.61%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.81%) CentOS
8 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.81%) MVC
2 30 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (13.71%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (11.29%) Scrum
5 13 (10.48%) ETL
6 11 (8.87%) Web Development
7 10 (8.06%) TDD
8 9 (7.26%) Data Modelling
8 9 (7.26%) OO
9 8 (6.45%) ITIL
9 8 (6.45%) Unit Testing
10 7 (5.65%) Automated Testing
10 7 (5.65%) Data Integration
10 7 (5.65%) Functional Testing
10 7 (5.65%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (4.84%) Integration Testing
11 6 (4.84%) System Integration Testing
12 5 (4.03%) CRM
12 5 (4.03%) Data Analysis
12 5 (4.03%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (36.29%) C#
2 43 (34.68%) SQL
3 39 (31.45%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.10%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.84%) Java
6 4 (3.23%) PHP
7 3 (2.42%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.61%) COBOL
8 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.61%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.61%) VBA
9 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.81%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.81%) C++
9 1 (0.81%) Korn
9 1 (0.81%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.81%) VB
9 1 (0.81%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (7.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (6.45%) Degree
3 6 (4.84%) MCSE
3 6 (4.84%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.03%) MCSA
4 5 (4.03%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.42%) MCAD
5 3 (2.42%) MCSD
5 3 (2.42%) MCTS
6 2 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.81%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (4.03%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) Basel III
System Software
1 8 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.03%) vSphere
4 2 (1.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.81%) NFS
5 1 (0.81%) Samba
5 1 (0.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.61%) AirWatch
1 2 (1.61%) PowerCLI
1 2 (1.61%) SnapMirror
1 2 (1.61%) vRealize
1 2 (1.61%) WSUS
1 2 (1.61%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.81%) Netcool
2 1 (0.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.81%) Perfmon
2 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (37.10%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.74%) Oracle
3 15 (12.10%) VMware
4 6 (4.84%) Citrix
5 4 (3.23%) Cisco
6 3 (2.42%) Cognos
6 3 (2.42%) Dell
6 3 (2.42%) HP
6 3 (2.42%) IBM
6 3 (2.42%) NetApp
6 3 (2.42%) Riverbed
6 3 (2.42%) Veeam
7 2 (1.61%) Alteryx
7 2 (1.61%) Apple
7 2 (1.61%) Infor
7 2 (1.61%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.61%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.61%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.61%) Talend
7 2 (1.61%) Veritas