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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 77 67 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.98% 8.90% 8.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.49% 36.41% 28.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 35 39
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£325 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £254 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £392 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -8.00%
SQL Server
Scotland

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
211 184 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.62% 24.44% 28.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 91 126
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 83 (46.11%) SQL
2 64 (35.56%) Finance
3 53 (29.44%) .NET
4 52 (28.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 50 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 47 (26.11%) C#
7 42 (23.33%) Oracle
8 41 (22.78%) Microsoft
8 41 (22.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 35 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
9 35 (19.44%) ASP.NET
10 31 (17.22%) Java
10 31 (17.22%) JavaScript
11 28 (15.56%) Windows
12 22 (12.22%) MVC
13 21 (11.67%) HTML
13 21 (11.67%) SQL Server 2012
14 20 (11.11%) XML
14 20 (11.11%) Banking
15 19 (10.56%) SQL Server 2005
15 19 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (10.56%) Web Services
15 19 (10.56%) IIS
15 19 (10.56%) ETL
16 18 (10.00%) CSS
17 17 (9.44%) MS Excel
17 17 (9.44%) Relational Database
18 16 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (8.89%) SDLC
18 16 (8.89%) OO

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 19 (10.56%) IIS
2 7 (3.89%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.78%) NetWeaver
3 5 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.22%) SAS
5 3 (1.67%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.11%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.11%) Node.js
6 2 (1.11%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.11%) ArcSDE
6 2 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.11%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.11%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.56%) JBoss
7 1 (0.56%) Apache
7 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.56%) CMS
7 1 (0.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 17 (9.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.11%) MS Office
4 1 (0.56%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) assyst
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.56%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.89%) HTTP
2 4 (2.22%) SSL
3 3 (1.67%) SAN
4 2 (1.11%) Intranet
4 2 (1.11%) Internet
4 2 (1.11%) DNS
4 2 (1.11%) DHCP
5 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.56%) LAN
5 1 (0.56%) WAN
5 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.56%) VPN
5 1 (0.56%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.56%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.56%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.56%) iBeacon
5 1 (0.56%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (28.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 50 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (22.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (11.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (10.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (9.44%) Relational Database
7 13 (7.22%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (7.22%) RDBMS
8 11 (6.11%) Oracle Database
9 9 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (2.78%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (2.78%) QlikView
11 5 (2.78%) SAP HANA
12 4 (2.22%) MySQL
13 3 (1.67%) DB2
13 3 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (7.78%) Subversion
2 13 (7.22%) Visual Studio
3 10 (5.56%) TeamCity
4 8 (4.44%) JIRA
5 4 (2.22%) Fiddler
6 3 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.67%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (1.67%) NUnit
7 2 (1.11%) CruiseControl
7 2 (1.11%) Toad
7 2 (1.11%) JDeveloper
7 2 (1.11%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.11%) QUnit
7 2 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.56%) MSTest
8 1 (0.56%) Moq
8 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.56%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.56%) Xcode
General
1 64 (35.56%) Finance
2 20 (11.11%) Banking
3 10 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.78%) Games
6 4 (2.22%) Retail
7 1 (0.56%) Front Office
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 122 (67.78%) Developer
2 37 (20.56%) SQL Developer
3 33 (18.33%) .NET Developer
4 24 (13.33%) Analyst
5 15 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 15 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 14 (7.78%) DBA
7 10 (5.56%) Support Analyst
8 9 (5.00%) Data Analyst
9 8 (4.44%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.44%) Applications Support
9 8 (4.44%) SQL Server Developer
9 8 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (3.89%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (3.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (3.89%) Oracle DBA
11 6 (3.33%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (3.33%) Web Developer
11 6 (3.33%) Consultant
11 6 (3.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (29.44%) .NET
2 35 (19.44%) ASP.NET
3 21 (11.67%) HTML
4 20 (11.11%) XML
5 19 (10.56%) Web Services
6 18 (10.00%) CSS
7 15 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (7.78%) .NET Framework
9 11 (6.11%) jQuery
9 11 (6.11%) Entity Framework
10 10 (5.56%) XSL
10 10 (5.56%) Hibernate
10 10 (5.56%) JSP
11 9 (5.00%) AngularJS
12 8 (4.44%) Servlets
12 8 (4.44%) EJB
12 8 (4.44%) DHTML
13 7 (3.89%) WCF
13 7 (3.89%) WPF
14 6 (3.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.44%) Market Risk
3 4 (2.22%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.22%) Replication
4 3 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.11%) User Experience
5 2 (1.11%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.11%) GIS
5 2 (1.11%) NHS
5 2 (1.11%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.56%) Clustering
6 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.56%) iPhone
6 1 (0.56%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.56%) Windows
2 12 (6.67%) Linux
3 11 (6.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (5.56%) UNIX
5 8 (4.44%) AIX
6 7 (3.89%) Solaris
7 3 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.67%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.11%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.56%) Android
9 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (12.22%) MVC
3 19 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (10.56%) ETL
4 16 (8.89%) OO
4 16 (8.89%) SDLC
5 15 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 13 (7.22%) Unit Testing
7 12 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (5.56%) Wealth Management
9 9 (5.00%) Migration
10 7 (3.89%) SOA
10 7 (3.89%) Data Analysis
10 7 (3.89%) Multithreading
10 7 (3.89%) Data Migration
10 7 (3.89%) Database Tuning
11 6 (3.33%) Data Mapping
11 6 (3.33%) OOD
11 6 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (2.78%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 83 (46.11%) SQL
2 47 (26.11%) C#
3 31 (17.22%) Java
3 31 (17.22%) JavaScript
4 13 (7.22%) VBA
5 12 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 11 (6.11%) T-SQL
7 6 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.78%) ABAP
9 4 (2.22%) C++
10 3 (1.67%) VB
10 3 (1.67%) VB6
11 2 (1.11%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.11%) Perl
12 1 (0.56%) VBScript
12 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.89%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.67%) Degree
4 3 (1.67%) MCSE
5 2 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.11%) MCP
5 2 (1.11%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) MCTS
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.11%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.11%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.11%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.56%) WSUS
2 1 (0.56%) SCCM
2 1 (0.56%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.56%) Legato
2 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 42 (23.33%) Oracle
2 41 (22.78%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.89%) Business Objects
4 15 (8.33%) Sybase
5 10 (5.56%) SAP
6 7 (3.89%) Citrix
6 7 (3.89%) VMware
7 3 (1.67%) Tableau
7 3 (1.67%) EMC
7 3 (1.67%) Symantec
8 2 (1.11%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.11%) IBM
8 2 (1.11%) Dell
8 2 (1.11%) ESRI
9 1 (0.56%) AppSense
9 1 (0.56%) Telerik
9 1 (0.56%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.56%) McAfee
9 1 (0.56%) Cognos
9 1 (0.56%) Cisco
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