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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 90 85 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.08% 12.27% 12.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.63% 41.67% 42.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 52 60
Average daily rate
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£350 £310 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £229 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £384 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £15.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +113.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.88 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+13.36% +10.26%
SQL Server
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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
233 204 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.09% 29.44% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 114 146
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £33.75 £32.50 £12.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +153.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £32.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.50 £14.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 94 (46.53%) SQL
2 80 (39.60%) .NET
3 75 (37.13%) C#
4 66 (32.67%) Finance
5 62 (30.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 53 (26.24%) ASP.NET
7 46 (22.77%) Oracle
8 45 (22.28%) JavaScript
9 42 (20.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 41 (20.30%) Microsoft
11 39 (19.31%) Java
11 39 (19.31%) Windows
12 35 (17.33%) CSS
13 34 (16.83%) Web Services
14 33 (16.34%) XML
14 33 (16.34%) HTML
15 32 (15.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 31 (15.35%) Business Intelligence
17 30 (14.85%) ETL
18 27 (13.37%) Banking
19 26 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
20 24 (11.88%) SQL Server 2012
21 23 (11.39%) .NET Framework
21 23 (11.39%) Visual Studio
22 20 (9.90%) T-SQL
22 20 (9.90%) MVC
22 20 (9.90%) Entity Framework
23 19 (9.41%) SQL Server 2005
23 19 (9.41%) Data Modelling
24 18 (8.91%) IIS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (8.91%) IIS
2 9 (4.46%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.47%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (3.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (2.48%) Umbraco
4 5 (2.48%) NetWeaver
4 5 (2.48%) CMS
5 2 (0.99%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.99%) Apache
5 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.50%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.50%) SAS
6 1 (0.50%) JBoss
6 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.50%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.50%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 8 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.50%) MS Project
2 1 (0.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.50%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.42%) HTTP
2 7 (3.47%) SSL
3 4 (1.98%) SAN
4 2 (0.99%) DNS
5 1 (0.50%) VPN
5 1 (0.50%) LAN
5 1 (0.50%) WAN
5 1 (0.50%) DHCP
5 1 (0.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.50%) Intranet
5 1 (0.50%) Internet
5 1 (0.50%) Firewall
5 1 (0.50%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.50%) AMQP
5 1 (0.50%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.50%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (30.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 42 (20.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (15.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (11.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (9.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (8.91%) Relational Database
7 16 (7.92%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (5.45%) RDBMS
9 9 (4.46%) Oracle Database
10 8 (3.96%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (2.48%) SAP HANA
12 4 (1.98%) MySQL
13 3 (1.49%) DB2
13 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (1.49%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.49%) QlikView
14 2 (0.99%) SAP Data Services
14 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.99%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 23 (11.39%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.46%) Subversion
3 8 (3.96%) JIRA
3 8 (3.96%) TeamCity
4 7 (3.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (3.47%) Fiddler
5 3 (1.49%) NUnit
5 3 (1.49%) MSTest
5 3 (1.49%) Moq
6 2 (0.99%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.99%) Toad
6 2 (0.99%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.50%) Xcode
General
1 66 (32.67%) Finance
2 27 (13.37%) Banking
3 10 (4.95%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.48%) Retail
4 5 (2.48%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.48%) Games
5 1 (0.50%) Legal
5 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 142 (70.30%) Developer
2 37 (18.32%) .NET Developer
3 33 (16.34%) SQL Developer
4 20 (9.90%) Analyst
5 17 (8.42%) Senior Developer
6 15 (7.43%) C# Developer
7 12 (5.94%) Java Developer
8 10 (4.95%) C++ Developer
8 10 (4.95%) DBA
8 10 (4.95%) Web Developer
8 10 (4.95%) SQL Server Developer
8 10 (4.95%) Technical Leader
9 8 (3.96%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.47%) Applications Support
10 7 (3.47%) Administrator
10 7 (3.47%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (2.97%) SQL DBA
11 6 (2.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 6 (2.97%) SharePoint Developer
12 5 (2.48%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (39.60%) .NET
2 53 (26.24%) ASP.NET
3 35 (17.33%) CSS
4 34 (16.83%) Web Services
5 33 (16.34%) XML
5 33 (16.34%) HTML
6 23 (11.39%) .NET Framework
7 20 (9.90%) Entity Framework
8 16 (7.92%) jQuery
9 14 (6.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (6.44%) Hibernate
11 11 (5.45%) JSP
12 10 (4.95%) STL
13 9 (4.46%) FIX Protocol
13 9 (4.46%) Ajax
13 9 (4.46%) WPF
14 8 (3.96%) Spring
14 8 (3.96%) JSON
14 8 (3.96%) EJB
14 8 (3.96%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.44%) Market Risk
3 8 (3.96%) Replication
4 7 (3.47%) User Experience
5 6 (2.97%) Web 2.0
5 6 (2.97%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.97%) NHS
6 4 (1.98%) Social Network
6 4 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.99%) Clustering
9 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.50%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.50%) iPhone
9 1 (0.50%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.50%) iPad
9 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (19.31%) Windows
2 13 (6.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (4.46%) Linux
4 7 (3.47%) UNIX
5 6 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.49%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.49%) AIX
7 2 (0.99%) Solaris
7 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.99%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (15.35%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (14.85%) ETL
3 26 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (9.90%) MVC
5 19 (9.41%) Data Modelling
6 16 (7.92%) OO
7 15 (7.43%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (6.93%) Unit Testing
8 14 (6.93%) Migration
9 12 (5.94%) Multithreading
10 10 (4.95%) SOA
11 9 (4.46%) OOD
11 9 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (3.96%) ITIL
13 7 (3.47%) Performance Analysis
13 7 (3.47%) Data Transformation
13 7 (3.47%) Coaching
14 6 (2.97%) Database Tuning
14 6 (2.97%) Wealth Management
14 6 (2.97%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 94 (46.53%) SQL
2 75 (37.13%) C#
3 45 (22.28%) JavaScript
4 39 (19.31%) Java
5 20 (9.90%) T-SQL
6 12 (5.94%) PL/SQL
6 12 (5.94%) C++
7 11 (5.45%) VBA
8 10 (4.95%) VB
9 7 (3.47%) VB6
10 5 (2.48%) ABAP
11 4 (1.98%) XPath
12 3 (1.49%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.49%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.49%) Perl
12 3 (1.49%) VBScript
13 2 (0.99%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.99%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.96%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.48%) Degree
4 2 (0.99%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) MCTS
5 1 (0.50%) MCP
5 1 (0.50%) MCSE
5 1 (0.50%) CCNA
5 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.48%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.48%) RACF
2 3 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.99%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.50%) vSphere
4 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) Legato
1 2 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (0.99%) Backup Exec
1 2 (0.99%) SCOM
1 2 (0.99%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.50%) WSUS
2 1 (0.50%) SCCM
2 1 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 46 (22.77%) Oracle
2 41 (20.30%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.43%) Business Objects
4 14 (6.93%) Sybase
5 8 (3.96%) SAP
6 7 (3.47%) IBM
7 6 (2.97%) VMware
8 4 (1.98%) Citrix
8 4 (1.98%) Cognos
9 3 (1.49%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (1.49%) Nintex
10 2 (0.99%) Symantec
10 2 (0.99%) EMC
10 2 (0.99%) Siebel
11 1 (0.50%) Cisco
11 1 (0.50%) Dell
11 1 (0.50%) Informatica
11 1 (0.50%) McAfee
11 1 (0.50%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.50%) TIBCO
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