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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 101 74 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.84% 11.99% 13.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.49% 38.34% 46.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 35 57
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 - £18.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +18.81%
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
182 193 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.93% 31.28% 28.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 103 121
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.22 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.19% -62.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £10.93 £20.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £13.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.60 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+22.39% -7.00%

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 29 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 122 (60.40%) SQL
2 91 (45.05%) .NET
3 75 (37.13%) C#
4 65 (32.18%) Oracle
4 65 (32.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 62 (30.69%) Microsoft
6 55 (27.23%) ASP.NET
7 54 (26.73%) XML
7 54 (26.73%) Finance
8 48 (23.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 46 (22.77%) CSS
9 46 (22.77%) T-SQL
9 46 (22.77%) HTML
10 43 (21.29%) JavaScript
11 38 (18.81%) Web Services
12 36 (17.82%) ETL
13 35 (17.33%) Banking
13 35 (17.33%) Java
14 34 (16.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 33 (16.34%) Data Modelling
16 30 (14.85%) Visual Studio
17 29 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
18 27 (13.37%) Windows
19 26 (12.87%) SharePoint
19 26 (12.87%) PL/SQL
20 25 (12.38%) C++
20 25 (12.38%) Performance Tuning
20 25 (12.38%) Relational Database
21 23 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
21 23 (11.39%) IIS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 26 (12.87%) SharePoint
2 23 (11.39%) IIS
3 10 (4.95%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (3.96%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (2.97%) CMS
5 6 (2.97%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (2.97%) Umbraco
6 5 (2.48%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.49%) Apache
7 3 (1.49%) SAS
8 2 (0.99%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.99%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.99%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.50%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.50%) JBoss
9 1 (0.50%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 9 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.49%) MS Office
3 2 (0.99%) MS Project
4 1 (0.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.99%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.50%) SaaS
1 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.89%) HTTP
2 5 (2.48%) SSL
3 3 (1.49%) SAN
4 1 (0.50%) Firewall
4 1 (0.50%) AMQP
4 1 (0.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (32.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 48 (23.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (16.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (12.38%) Relational Database
5 21 (10.40%) RDBMS
6 20 (9.90%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (7.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (4.46%) Oracle Database
8 9 (4.46%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (3.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (2.97%) InterSystems Cache
10 6 (2.97%) Data Mining
11 5 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.49%) QlikView
12 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (1.49%) IBM InfoSphere
12 3 (1.49%) BusinessObjects XI
13 2 (0.99%) SAP Data Services
13 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 30 (14.85%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.97%) CppUnit
2 6 (2.97%) GoogleTest
2 6 (2.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (2.48%) Fiddler
4 3 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.99%) MSTest
5 2 (0.99%) Moq
5 2 (0.99%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (0.99%) NUnit
5 2 (0.99%) Subversion
6 1 (0.50%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.50%) Toad
6 1 (0.50%) CodeRush
General
1 54 (26.73%) Finance
2 35 (17.33%) Banking
3 7 (3.47%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.48%) Back Office
5 2 (0.99%) Retail
6 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 146 (72.28%) Developer
2 42 (20.79%) SQL Developer
3 36 (17.82%) .NET Developer
4 23 (11.39%) Analyst
5 22 (10.89%) Senior Developer
5 22 (10.89%) SQL Server Developer
6 16 (7.92%) C++ Developer
7 13 (6.44%) Support Analyst
8 9 (4.46%) Applications Support
8 9 (4.46%) Applications Support Analyst
9 8 (3.96%) Java Developer
9 8 (3.96%) Senior C++ Developer
10 7 (3.47%) SharePoint Developer
11 6 (2.97%) Technical Leader
11 6 (2.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 6 (2.97%) C# Developer
11 6 (2.97%) DBA
11 6 (2.97%) Web Developer
12 5 (2.48%) Lead Developer
12 5 (2.48%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (45.05%) .NET
2 55 (27.23%) ASP.NET
3 54 (26.73%) XML
4 46 (22.77%) HTML
4 46 (22.77%) CSS
5 38 (18.81%) Web Services
6 20 (9.90%) STL
7 19 (9.41%) FIX Protocol
8 18 (8.91%) Hibernate
8 18 (8.91%) jQuery
9 17 (8.42%) .NET Framework
10 16 (7.92%) XSL
10 16 (7.92%) JSP
11 15 (7.43%) Servlets
11 15 (7.43%) EJB
11 15 (7.43%) DHTML
12 12 (5.94%) DCOM
12 12 (5.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (5.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 10 (4.95%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.46%) NHS
3 6 (2.97%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.48%) Replication
4 5 (2.48%) Market Risk
4 5 (2.48%) User Experience
5 4 (1.98%) Social Network
5 4 (1.98%) Web 2.0
6 3 (1.49%) Clustering
6 3 (1.49%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.99%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.50%) Open Source
8 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.50%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.37%) Windows
2 7 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.98%) UNIX
5 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.99%) Linux
5 2 (0.99%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (17.82%) ETL
2 33 (16.34%) Data Modelling
3 29 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (12.38%) Performance Tuning
5 21 (10.40%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (9.41%) Migration
7 18 (8.91%) Technical Analysis
8 15 (7.43%) Kalman Filter
8 15 (7.43%) Web Development
9 14 (6.93%) MVC
10 12 (5.94%) Workflow
10 12 (5.94%) TDD
10 12 (5.94%) Wealth Management
11 11 (5.45%) Unit Testing
11 11 (5.45%) Process Management
11 11 (5.45%) OO
12 9 (4.46%) Mentoring
13 8 (3.96%) SOA
13 8 (3.96%) Multithreading
14 7 (3.47%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 122 (60.40%) SQL
2 75 (37.13%) C#
3 46 (22.77%) T-SQL
4 43 (21.29%) JavaScript
5 35 (17.33%) Java
6 26 (12.87%) PL/SQL
7 25 (12.38%) C++
8 21 (10.40%) VBA
9 7 (3.47%) VB
10 4 (1.98%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.98%) VB6
10 4 (1.98%) XPath
10 4 (1.98%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.99%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.99%) C
11 2 (0.99%) Perl
11 2 (0.99%) VBScript
12 1 (0.50%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.50%) AWK
12 1 (0.50%) sed
Qualifications
1 6 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (2.97%) Degree
2 4 (1.98%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.98%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.49%) MCTS
4 1 (0.50%) MCPD
4 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.50%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.49%) SLA
1 3 (1.49%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.48%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.48%) RACF
2 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) SCOM
Vendors
1 65 (32.18%) Oracle
2 62 (30.69%) Microsoft
3 22 (10.89%) Sybase
4 12 (5.94%) HP
5 11 (5.45%) Kofax
5 11 (5.45%) IBM
6 8 (3.96%) Business Objects
7 6 (2.97%) Informatica
7 6 (2.97%) Google
8 5 (2.48%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (2.48%) SAP
8 5 (2.48%) Cognos
9 3 (1.49%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (1.49%) Citrix
9 3 (1.49%) Nintex
10 2 (0.99%) Siebel
11 1 (0.50%) Cisco
11 1 (0.50%) VMware
11 1 (0.50%) Teradata
11 1 (0.50%) TIBCO
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